Knysna - Garden Route

The heart of nature

Get to Knysna, the very hub of fun and adventure along the world-famous Garden Route, for effortless travel and memorable experiences in and around the area.

The greatest place, naturally...

Our earthy Island Vibe Backpackers is centrally located and gives you easy access to our town centre, waterfront, restaurants, pubs and interesting shops.

The intimate atmosphere quickly draws you to new friendships around the fire pit, where you can enjoy vibrant socialising and our famous evening BBQs.

Comfortable accommodation

With a range of accommodation to suit any need or budget, Island Vibe is the ideal place to stay in Knysna...

Licenced Bar

We have a fully-equipped and liscenced bar - perfect for sundowners...

Tours & Activities

We arrange tours to explore the surrounding forests and lagoon to the Rastafarian Village and local brewery.

Please Note:

No alcohol may be brought in from outside the backpackers. For the comfort of other guests, loud noise / music and parties are not permitted.


Island Vibe Backpackers


  • Per Night

    From R200*

Double / Twin Rooms

  • Per Night

    From R390*

'flash'packer rooms

  • Per Night

    From R390*

*Current Room rates available on Nightsbridge and are subject to seasonal change. Rates are per person, per night.