Winner of Community Builder of the Year Award 2014 for best accommodation!

Voted best backpackers in the Eastern Cape of South Africa - January 2016 - by The Guardian! Check it here.

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Only 20 minutes away from Hogsback, high in the Amatola Mountains lies the picturesque African rural village of Elundini. Created from the desire to give guests a true African experience, this community based backpackers has it all. Great views, yummy food, cozy vibes.

Traveling on the problem. Take the City to City bus to Alice (+/-R180). The bus leaves every day at 13.10h at the bus station in East London 200m away from your Bazbus stop. Get of at Fort Hare University in Alice (yes, where Nelson Mandela studied). Your pick up from Alice, dinner on arrival and your 1st beer will be absolutely FREE! Book your ticket on

This month's special: guided mountain bike tour for only R180 p/p. Cross 4 local villages, enjoy the amazing landscape, interact with the local community and enjoy our top bikes!

Click on the Tripadvisor link below to see what other guests have to say about us! Elundini Backpackers also earned 4 green hearts for Green Acts from, South Africa!!