Who We Are

Joburg Backpackers offers affordable accommodation – from dorms to deluxe double en suite rooms – and a fun, friendly atmosphere. All of your tours and travels throughout Africa can be arranged, whatever your budget. Safe reliable airport transfers can be organised.

We are located in the Emmarentia, and easy to get to from the airport and still central enough to enjoy all that Jozi has to offer.

What We Do?

We offer affordable accommodation for backpackers and provide tours and taxi services across South Africa. Our travel desk has all the suggestions for tours and trips locally and throughout Africa. We’ll give you the low down on where to go and where not to go and how much you really need to spend.

Our Current Recommended Tours

Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park is one of the most renowned safari destinations in the world

Apartheid Museum

National Party government implemented the policy of apartheid in South Africa

Soweto Tour

Experience the energy of Soweto on an exciting half day tour around this wonderful township.

Overland Special

If you want to discover the real Africa then there’s no better way than on an overland tour

Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Pilanesberg is the nearest “Big 5” reserve to Joburg, set in the crater of a long extinct volcano

Zambia Safaris

picturing yourself in the bush with nothing but the animals for company, listening to the sounds of Africa

Ready To Plan Your Tour With Us?

Why Choose Us?

Our safe, clean and upmarket location which is welcoming, comes with a genuine smile and is excellent value for money.