Facilities / Amenities Monkey Bay Backpackers Ballito Durban Kwazulu Natal KZN

Monkey Bay Backpackers, based in Ballito near Durban, Kwazulu Natal has got everything you need.

With miles of beautiful beaches at hand, sure, there's plenty of great surf and sunbathing spots to choose from... but there's more to Ballito than surf and sand!:


We've everything you'd expect including the following:

  • Best Budget Hostel Accommodation Kwazulu Natal.
  • Closest to King Shaka International Airport.
  • Clean, tidy rooms and public areas.
  • Helpful, welcoming, service-orientated staff.
  • Accommodation to suit all sorts and all budgets.
  • Access to hands-on, real-time information to help your adventures along.
  • Communal kitchen with a herb & seasoning selection & free tea & coffee.
  • Wireless Internet connectivity.
  • Braai / Bar-B-Q Areas.
  • Chill out areas, a deck, surf shack, hammocks & outdoor showers.
  • The Bar - Well stocked and funked out, Monkey-style, with great music.
  • Swimming Pool (5 Minute Walk) - great pool @ La Montagne Hotel (see pic).
  • A 1 minute walk to local shops, restaurants & beaches.

Local Amenities:

Our Hostel is well placed, so you can stroll to the local shops, restaurants and beaches, take a Tuk-Tuk taxi a little further, or go on a tour.

  • Sand, Surf and Sunshine - awesome beaches.
  • Excellent Swimming Pool 5 minutes walk away @ La Montagne Hotel.
  • Good Restaurants, Cafes & Shops 2 to 5 minutes walk away.
  • Tuk-Tuk taxi rides available locally - getting you from A to B.
  • 4 Shopping Centres within a 5km radius - They'll have everything you need.
  • 15 minutes drive from King Shaka International Airport - We're the closest lodge.
  • 20 minutes drive from the massive Gateway Shopping Centre in Umhlanga.
  • 30 minutes drive from the uber-cool, up-and-coming, cosmopolitan city of Durban.
  • Perfectly placed in the North East of South Africa to explore the unique, diverse richness of Kwazulu Natal.
  • A wide choice of different tours & adventures both local & not-so-local.