Away with the Fairies invites you...
“One of the best hostel’s in the country” – Footprint
The main hiking trails in the area start and finish at Away with the Fairies, taking you through one of only two Grade 1 indigenous forests in South Africa. The Eastern Cape Monarch, or The Big Tree as it prefers to be known, is a Giant Yellowwood estimated to be between 800 and 2000 years old and is directly in front of the backpackers. It is a mere 40 minute hike through the magical Auckland Nature Reserve on the way to the 3 outstanding waterfalls: Swallow Tail, Bridal Veil and Madonna and Child.
We offer accommodation to suit almost every need, from Frodo’s and Bilbo’s En-Suite Cottage, to Striders Hikers Cottage a 6 room En-Suite, The 2 bedroom self catering Hobbit Cottage, to doubles and twins to dorms and camping.
We offer breakfasts, evening meals and delicious homemade pizzas, made the healthy way with stone-ground flour. This is served 7 days a week, but if you choose to cook your own food we have two self catering kitchens one at the Away with the Fairies and one on our neighbouring property, Striders.
As the sun sets and the best day of your life inevitably comes to an end, why not drown your sorrows with a cold one, watching the Hogs change colour at our World Class Viewpoint or if you want to do it properly, soak away the aches and pains of the days hike in our cliff-edge bath tub? Once the sun has set move up to our bar and maybe mingle around our star gazing fire pit.
Take our shuttle from East London or Chintsa for more info click here.
32* 36. 105′ ; E 026*56. 455
Away with the Fairies runs on solar heated water and we recycle all we can, to keep the earth and Hogsback green and clean!