Aweh Africa Backpackers

Embrace the cozy hippie community vibe just minutes from city center and beaches.

Welcome to your
Home Away From Home!

Aweh Africa Backpackers is a vibrant and rustic Backpackers in the beautiful an save residential area of Durban North.
A unique place for travellers to rest, while exploring South Africa. We go for a laid-back, 420-friendly atmosphere.
This charming hostel exudes a hippy vibe, drawing inspiration from the art in every corner.

What sets Aweh Africa apart is not just its tranquil location, but also its warm-hearted owner who welcomes guests from all walks of life with open arms. Whether you’re a free-spirited wanderer or a curious explorer, you’ll find a home away from home here, where friendships are forged over shared adventures.

From cozy communal spaces to inviting outdoor areas, every corner of this backpackers has been decorated with art and love.
So come, join us, and let the spirit of Aweh embrace you.


PLEASE NOTE: We do have 5 lovable and well behaved dogs, who are free to roam the property. If you are scared of dogs, or are allergic to dogs, please take this into consideration BEFORE placing a booking with us.

PLEASE NOTE: We are NOT a party backpackers. We do not allow big celebrations, stag partys or similar. Since we are located in residential area, we like to keep noise to a minimum after 10pm.


Family atmosphere

Choose from a variety of private rooms and dormitories (shared rooms between various travelers) for a comfortable stay and a budget price.


City & Beach Access

Located just minutes away from the bustling city of Durban and Umhlanga as well as beautiful beaches for exploration and a good surf.


Budget Accommodation

We are what true backpacking used to be 20 years ago. Social space to explore a country on a shoestring and connect with culture.

Why Choose Us?

Warm Hospitality

Experience a welcoming and warm atmosphere that makes you feel at home.

Convenient Location

Minutes away from the city center and beautiful beaches for a perfect travel experience.

Personalized Touch

Tailored experiences to help you connect, share stories, and create memories with fellow travelers.

Guest Reviews

Let’s Plan Your Stay

Contact us now to book your comfortable and unique stay experience at Aweh Africa Backpackers. Your adventure awaits!

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