• Lungile Backpackers Gqeberha/Port Elizabeth
    Your home in the Friendly City!
  • Addo Elephant National Park Safaris

    Daily Safaris to the Addo Elephant National Park.

LUNGILE MEANS “ALL ’S GOOD” IN OUR NATIVE LANGUAGE (ISIXHOSA). So come shack up with us during your time in the Friendly City!

Lungile Backpackers is located along the marine drive area of Humewood in Port Elizabeth - a hub of activity throughout the year. A 5-minute walk from Lungile will bring you to the main beach, restaurants, beach bars, a skate park, the popular boardwalk, booming nightlife – any of which is bound to be hosting the hype of the day!

Lungile offers high quality dormitories and private rooms. Communal areas offer self-catering facilities, a lounge, a pool area and free WiFi.

What Guests Say

  • This is a great place with great people and its in prime location close to the beach and airport. I Will definitely recommend this backpackers experience to anyone any time. Can't wait to plan my next trip and visit here soon in the near future again.

    Heinrich S

  • If you are staying in Port Elizabeth, I would really advise you to spend some time at Lungile Backpackers Lodge. Why? Simply because you really feel home there. The area is really chill with a nice pool and good space to relax. But most of all, the staff is really helpful, and it was the most friendly I've met in South Africa. Thus, I must thank Leigh, John and... Read this review

    Victor M

    Cape Town

  • I arrived on the Baz Bus fairly late at night, the reception staff where very friendly and helpful even this late. The lounge space creates a friendly homely atmosphere and you can grab a beer from the reception desk. The garden is nice and big if you want to just chill out in the sun. This is a great base to explore PE and its wonderful beaches from. There... Read this review


  • We experienced an awesome weekend at Lungile bakcpackers. Everything was perfectly arranged for us. At arrival we spend the day at the swimming pool and free pooltable, while the helpfull people from Lungile were helping us with the braai. They were really flexible in adapting to our needs, such as pick-up times, towels and activities. Via Afroventures they arranged wildlife combo, where we got to ride and feed an... Read this review


    Port Alfred, South Africa

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