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About The Falls Backpackers & Adventures

The Falls Backpackers & Adventures offers home-cooked organic meals, good vibes and 14 different adventure activities to choose from which will make your stay an unforgettable experience. We are an exciting new backpackers in the unexplored, “no man’s land” situated on the banks of the Tsitsa River to the north of Maclear.

The old farmhouse provides spacious rooms, a fully self-catering kitchen, a chill room, bar and an entertainment area. Upon your arrival, we will show you around and explain to you more about our farm and the surroundings. At night we braai above the Tsitsa Falls in our African kraal were you can enjoy the stunning views and amazing sunsets. We want you to have an unforgettable time, to make yourselves at home, feel the vibe and leave with a warm feeling.

Our team of professional and qualified guides will ensure that you have a memorable and safe experience. We have more than 14 adventure activities to choose from such as the flying fox which is a zip-line running across the Tsitsa Gorge next to the waterfall; abseiling from our doorstep down the spectacular 28 m waterfall; kayaking on some of the best white water in South Africa; kloof down ancient mountains and unspoilt indigenous forests; fly fish in the crystal clear rivers for wild trout; or go hiking, biking and swimming.

  • Response Rate: 69%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 3 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 40
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 3 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

The Falls Backpackers & Adventures Rooms

Reviews for The Falls Backpackers & Adventures

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David Herman
09 June 2017

It is very tranquil & quiet to relax. the owners were very friendly & the food was great. Very homely feeling. Love the stay there looking forward to going back.

Acty Tang
23 April 2017

Two of us stayed in the rondawel. We didn't plan on a big adventure holiday, just an overnight stop, something different to the usual BnB. Well, the place far exceeded expectations, and it became the highlight of our trip. Hosts Adriaan and Angela were warm, helpful, the dinner and breakfast hit the spot just right, and their passion for what they do and their love of the land was so evident. For an off-grid "backpacker", it was very comfortable, clean, and better than the 6 or 8 backpackers I've travelled through in SA and overseas. The walk to the main house for the lavatory didn't bother...
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Roger Cummins, South Africa
22 July 2014

Really good value for money. Spectacular scenery, including stars. Lovely waterfall.Basic accommodation in a caring environment. Enjoyed the meals and the log fire!

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The Falls Backpackers & Adventures is 15.9km from the centre of Maclear , the nearest airport 62.7km (Mthatha Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling