Saltycrax Backpackers

mapSaltyCrax Backpackers Cape Town, South Africa is ideal for the watersports enthusiast. We are situated close to the beautiful white beaches of Blouberg and the famous Kite Beach. With a good supply of wind and waves and a variety of sailing locations, either for the eager beginner or the dedicated sailor, there is something for everyone. We have Sports, Adventure and Educational packages to cater for any type of person! With our custom made tours and packages we will make you feel right at home!



Our Services:

Backpacker Accommodation

5 star accommodation in Table View, Cape Town. The area is safe and easily accessible. We have a variety of different rooms and all the facilities a budget traveller needs.

Activities in Cape Town

We offer a variety of activities that include transfers to and from the hostel. Activities can be added to any package. Activities include adventure activities and day tours in and around Cape Town.

Cape Town Tours and Packages

Find your bearings and experience the Mother City. These tours are ideal for people wanting to learn about the city and the lives of the locals.

Jo’burg Tours and Packages

On our Jo’burg Tours you can experience all that Jo’burg locals experience. Enjoy typical South African Safari Tours with gems like the Kruger National Park and Sowetho.

Learn English Tours and Packages

What could be better than learning English in one of the most beautiful cities in the world? Your studies can also be accompanied by some extreme sports packages.

Volunteer Programs

Volunteers are able to make a difference in peoples lives. Programs run from two to eight weeks and are tailor-made to suit the needs of the volunteer.

We are committed to providing our guests with a safe, friendly and entertaining environment. We will satisfy our guests’ needs and ensure they have an enjoyable stay in the Mother City. “From the moment we meet you until we say goodbye, our place is your place and our time is yours.”



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