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My previous experience of backpacking in South Africa has been quite pleasant. One doesn't expect much, but a little bit of common decency and respect always goes a long way.
The location of the bar to the sleeping quarters means that if you intend on...More
Response from anjab7266, General Manager at Gecko BackpackersResponded 27 July 2018
We are sorry to read about the bad experience that you have had with us.
We have also taken into consideration the points that you have mentioned.
From here forward we offer our apologies and we would like to wish you safe travels...More
We loved staying here over New Year. Patch, the temporary manager was very friendly and helpful despite our group being so massive and chaotic. Gecko Backpackers is a lovely base for adventure activities in the area, however is is looking a little run down and...More
Response from anjab7266, Owner at Gecko BackpackersResponded 23 January 2018
Thank you very much for your review and we love to hear that you and your friends enjoyed your stay!
Thank you for bringing such Happiness and fun to our New year Party :-)
we are aware that Gecko Back packers needs a...More
Is not easy to get there if you don't have a car (as me), from Hazyview Juntion are 35 minutes for the Sabi road by foot, is not so bad but try to avoid during the hot hours.
The Backpackers is very nice, nature around...More
We stayed here one night before heading into Kruger the next morning.
It was fairly cheap, but not THAT cheap and would have expected better for the money. (In some places in SA we only paid a few hundred rand more for an amazing room)....More
Gecko is located close to Kruger in Hazyview and close to Panaroma route for sightseeing.Staff are so friendly and helpful and this is wonderful to see as they really accommodated us,thanks to Ralph for all his assistance .Facilities and rooms are clean and basic.Public transportation...More
Response from anjab7266, Owner at Gecko BackpackersResponded 4 October 2017
Thank you so much for your review and it is great to read that you enjoyed your stay!
We hope to see you again