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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
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
The staff and management at the backpackers are excellent. I booked an Italian guided tour that stayed at the property. They accommodated my driver guide at the last minute. Clean and very professional.
Response from anjab7266, Owner at Gecko BackpackersResponded 7 September 2017
Thank you so much for your review and we are very happy to hear that your guide enjoyed his stay! wonderful :-)
US$18 - US$31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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