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About BP Backpackers

BP Backpackers offers comfortable accommodation nestled at the foot of Durban Harbour, with beautiful ocean views, BP Backpackers, offers a friendly atmosphere and simplistic style.

The facility has been modified as part of a fully functioning Sea Scout Base to allow for accommodation to the public. The old barracks quarters have been revived into modern rooms that cater towards the modern day traveller.

There is a Dormitory Room and a Private Double Room available, each equipped with air-conditioning and a DIY tea and coffee station. All linen and bath towels are provided.

Facilities include a free Wi-Fi, a fully equipped kitchen, laundry services on request and a braai area. The Wilson’s Wharf is only a stone’s throw away, with an array of restaurants to choose from and a local theatre.

Please note that BP Backpackers is located on a Sea Scout Base which is alcohol free at all times.

  • Response Rate: 18%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 24 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Check-in: 13:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Reviews: 11 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • French
* Please enquire for further details.

BP Backpackers Rooms

Reviews for BP Backpackers

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Thandeka Msibi
12 December 2019

I loved the way we were treated.the owner was freindly n willing to help wen we ask

Faith Masango
12 February 2019

I'm so disappointed for days, Safari confirm my booking as a Private room, double bed, on arrival we were told that it's only dormitories that are available, the money that I paid it's not worth that place, Ladies ablution is being used by men, there's is no key to lock the door at night, not safe at all

Sibusiso Ngqongonya
27 May 2018

Worst nightmare ever!!! That's not a place to sleep a person for 500 Rand more over,!! Had to find another place to stay and the owner refused to refund

Simangele Tshabalala
11 January 2018

We didn't have the place to stay it was fully booked I was disappointed to the guy he said we must sleep on his room or sleep down in the matrass and we didn't booked for that the place is very dirty need to be renovated thanks I didn't even sleep in that place we fight we the guy and he go out and look for onother hotel. thanks to Plaza Hotel nice, clean friendly staff

Florence Mahlangu
06 January 2018

filthy and stink. We didn't stay there we let our deposit go to drain and went on looking for another place to stay. no body should touch this establishment take it from me

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BP Backpackers is 0.6km from the centre of Durban Central , the nearest airport 29.6km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling