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Located in Knysna, within 1.8 miles of Bollard Bay Beach and 4 miles of Knysna the Heads, Shepherd's Tree Backpackers has a garden. Featuring a shared kitchen, this property also provides guests with a playground. The property is 10 miles from Knysna National Lake Area, and within 0.6 miles of the city center.

Featuring a shared bathroom with a shower, rooms at the hostel also feature free WiFi, while some rooms have a garden view. At Shepherd's Tree Backpackers rooms are equipped with bed linen and towels.

Knysna Forest is 5 miles from the accommodation, while Pledge Nature Reserve is 2 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Plettenberg Bay Airport, 20 miles from Shepherd's Tree Backpackers.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Shepherd's Tree Backpackers has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 8, 2018

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Free Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Shepherd's Tree Backpackers

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Bollard Bay Beach

    Bollard Bay Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Kings Sports Bar
    0.7 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Waterfront
    0.8 miles
  • Restaurant 34 Degrees South
    0.9 miles
  • Restaurant Sailor Sam's
    0.5 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Bollard Bay Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Coney Glen Beach
    2.9 miles
  • Brenton Beach
    3.2 miles
  • Sparrebosch Beach
    3.8 miles
  • Noetzie Beach
    4.9 miles
Closest Airports
  • Plettenberg Bay Airport
    16 miles
  • George Airport
    38.8 miles
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Amenities of Shepherd's Tree Backpackers
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Playground
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
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House rules Shepherd's Tree Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of ZAR 20 is required on arrival. That's about 1.26USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Dear visitor, this region is currently experiencing drought conditions. Please be aware that certain properties are subject to comply with local water usage restrictions.

Please inform Shepherd's Tree Backpackers of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

A damage deposit of ZAR 20 is required on arrival. That's about 1.26USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Shepherd's Tree Backpackers

  • Shepherd's Tree Backpackers is 2,450 feet from the center of Knysna.

  • Check-in at Shepherd's Tree Backpackers is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Shepherd's Tree Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Shepherd's Tree Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Playground

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Shepherd's Tree Backpackers (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking