Island Lodge Backpacker
11 Horne Drive, Knysna, South Africa

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Island Lodge Backpacker is unique in its setting on Leisure Island.

Leisure Isle, an island in the Knysna Lagoon has become famous for its unique setting in the mouth of the famous Knysna Heads. Its beauty and serenity sets it apart from any other destination in South Africa. Leisure Isle prides itself on its safety and security.

Residents can walk safely around the island, day or night, with our own private beaches one can really put your feet up and relax while it offers the traveler an excellent base to explore the entire garden Route without changing location as everything is with minutes to an hour or so drive away.

The Lodge offers dorms and private rooms, BBQ, help desk, Baz Bus shuttle, Wi Fi, breakfast & supper om request, all activity booking desk, day tours, on site activities and much much more

Please note:
Cancellation policy: 72h advance notice
Late cancellation or noshow – one night charge
Payment upon arrival by
Check in is from 2pm
Check out is 11 - 11:30 am
Taxes not included

No kids
No pets
No smoking inside hostel there is patio and garden designated for smokers
Payment upon arrival by Credit Card or Cash
Sheets & towels free
Free wifi
Mini self help breakfast included
Reading lights
Lockable lockers on each bunk
Cell charge plug on each bed



Follow the National Road N2 through Knysna and on the east entrance as you enter Knysna watch for the well signposted George Rex / Heads turn off into George Rex Drive. Follow the road for about 3km and Turn right onto Leisure Isle, follow the cement road straight thru and Horne Drive turns off left. Follow Horne for 3 houses, beautiful garden, 2 big red roofs, antennae on the chimney, you are here.