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Blue Skies Backpackers

c: +27 84 278 3193
Contact Person: Sean

3,5km from the Cathedral on the Craddock rd, Blue Skies Backpackers is the idyllic rest area for your Grahamstown visit. Set at the aerodrome,home of EP Skydivers, recharge in a tranquil quiet environment and enjoy the expansive views and stunning sunsets. At Blue Skies we offer a big Dorm which sleeps 16 people, 2 private Cabins a 4 sleeper & a 6 sleeper and The Lovers Caravan which can sleep 4. We are a fairly new backpackers & we want to create an outstanding guest experience so that you can come back more often. Whilst staying with us you may see many different Birds, Aardwolf, Rabbits and Steenbok not to mention Planes and Skydivers (Meat Bombs) every now and again.


Conservation Academy on Craig Doone Farm

c: +27 73 566 2809 c: +27 84 313 3817
Contact Person: Trelss McGregor

Basic self-catering farm accommodation 10 km from Grahamstown 800m off N2 to Port Elizabeth. Cost R180-200 pp sharing unit. Groups – about 34 people in single beds. Green Shed – living, eating, meeting, teaching area with equipped kitchen for about 40 people. 6 units: 2 x larger self-catering units sleep 2-7. Bedrooms sleep 2-5, living/eating room (2-4 extra beds), small equipped kitchen (fridge with freezer, stove/hotplate, microwave etc.), bathroom (toilet, shower) and outside braai. 2 x separate s/c units – rooms sleep 2-6 with own bathrooms (toilet, shower), self-catering facilities (fridge, kettle, microwave, 2 plate hotplate etc.) in room. 2 x rooms sleep 2-4 with own bathrooms. Use of shared kitchen. Bedding provided, no towels, NO TV, no shop, no consumables, no frills. Accommodation within electric fenced area, uncovered parking. Suitable for families, school and student groups, contractors… Right of admission reserved. Veld, forest and stream walks. Conservation courses!



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