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Morgan Bay Backpackers

Independent travellers welcome! Morgan Bay Backpackers retreat is off the usual backpackers route. Half an hour’s drive from East London, 42km off the N2 along the R349 and just a few minutes’ drive from Kei Mouth, Gateway to the Transkei. Spread over 2 separate properties at Yellowwood Forest Morgan Bay Backpackers is a unique Eco-retreat offering weary travellers dorm rooms, doubles, family units and camping. Get your Mojo back! Step off the treadmill, catch your breath and refresh body, mind and spirit before catching a ferry across the Great Kei River and heading into the Wild Coast. Madiba country.

Dorm Rooms:

R120 per person per day
Including linen.

Positioned with easy access to both the beach and hidden forests of Morgan Bay is a comfortable Park home 1.2km from the coast. Nestled in a tranquil bushveld setting with great scenery, coastal forest views, rocky river frontage and enchanted trails are 2 Dorm rooms with 4 bunks each (sleeps 8) where Backpackers can retreat.

The Dorm rooms share a communal lounge, self catering kitchen, fridge, freezer, bathroom and loo. There is also an open air, private, hot water shower- perfect for star gazing. The hot water is solar powered but there is electricity for lights and charging electronics. The cupboards have locks to store your valuables. There are books, board games, a dart board and television. There is also a fire pit, braai grid and pots for open fire cooking.

The deck has comfy sofas to chill in, so put your feet up with a view over the tiny dam which is ideal for swimming and floating on lilos!

Double rooms, family units and the campsite are situated 300m away at Yellowwood Forest where food and Wi-Fi are to be found.

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