Our backpackers is located in the beautiful Northern Drakensberg of KZN South Africa. We have a myriad activities for you to get involved in relating to the backpackers lodge and many opportunities for you to help in our local communities.
Annually there is a Music Festival where willing helpers can assist with preparations as well as get involved with community workshops held over the days leading up to the events. This occurs over New Year.
At the moment we are looking for people who can do data capture. If you are able to help with stock takes, and basic administrative work, we are interested in your help.
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Helping with Tourists
Help with Computers / internet
South Africa is a country that represents a large variety of different people. Our backpackers is deep in a traditional Zulu area where poverty is a major issue. By working at the lodge people from the first world often leave with a greater sense of what they ACTUALLY have, not only in terms of material wealth but also in terms of education, health and security.
Depending on how long you are going to stay with us there is a variety of volunteer work for you mainly helping with computer admin and data capture. During November & December: Maintenance/ Building/ Welding/Carpentry/Masonry/Electrical skills are very handy/ Website development and maintenance of website/ Experience in working with artists in the music industry.
Safari Tent with Bedding/ Dorm/ Camping on your own if you like
During your free time or days off you can:
- explore the nearby Royal Natal National Park
- trips into neighbouring Lesotho for a few days.
- join the guided tours to Sentinel Peak (Tugela Falls)/ Cathedral Peak
- horse riding/ hot air ballooning/ mountain biking
- explore other backpackers with the Bazbus
- Pool Table/ Table Tennis/ Bouldering Wall/ Jacuzzi/ Sauna/ Reading/ Relaxing
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two
5 hrs/day 5 days/week