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    Boost your Green Karma

    Green Elephant Backpackers offers budget accommodation in Cape Town to backpackers, medical interns, volunteers, students and visitors looking to meet fellow travellers.

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Welcome to Cape Town

Green Elephant Backpackers is in the heart of Observatory in Cape Town – a lively student area where students from all around the world live together, party together and enjoy the good life.

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Our accommodation

Green Elephant has been welcoming guests since 1994. We offer dorm rooms, a bar, pool and guest kitchen in our main house, as well as private and en suite accommodation in the house next door. We also have a house nearby for long-stay guests.

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Great location in Observatory

Green Elephant is in Observatory - close to the University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, language schools and where young people from all countries get together to enjoy the nightlife. Lower Main Road has many great bars, restaurants and coffee shops.

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Our tours

Join Nyasha, Green Elephant's mountain tour guide, on a hike up Table Mountain. We also organise tours to the Winelands, Cape Point and townships as well as sunset yacht trips and whale watching daytrips to Hermanus.

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