Coffee Bay

Friends Backpackers

Live music in a lively garden...

Friends Backpackers

Hidden within an inviting and mystical garden is a place by the name of Friends Backpackers. You can hear the rhythmic sounds of the locals seeping through these trees most days of the week. Friends is known for being the hotspot for local live entertainment. Situated on the Bomvu River Mouth, it makes for easy access to the beach and beautiful ocean sounds at night as well. Friends Backpackers

Friends features a fully licensed bar and restaurant pumping out food and drinks until late. Whether you’re in the mood for pizza, amazing vegetarian dishes or a perfectly cooked steak, you’ll find it all at Friends Café’. Their Paradise Bar sits atop the largest fire pit in Coffee Bay. Perfect for socializing, listening to the locals jam, or simply to wind down after an activity filled day. Friends Backpackers offers yoga classes, village tours, and even shuttles to Hole in the Wall and Mdumbi if you’re in the mood to see more of the beautiful Wild Coast.

Friends BackpackersAccommodations are ample and there’s something for everyone. Friends Backpackers offers camping in their magical garden, dorms rooms, or lovely en suite rooms. Their private rooms sleep 1-3 people, but they do offer a cottage in the back for larger groups.

Friends offers a free cup of coffee and discounted breakfast 10% off to students ALWAYS, free WiFi, and secure parking on top of everything else. Join them, sit back, relax, and experience the wonderful community that is Friends Backpackers.

Discounts and specials can be found on their website, so make sure to do all your book through

Friends Backpackers