Isinkwe Backpackers Bushcamp

'Isinkwe is arguably one of the best backpacker hostels in South Africa'- LONELY PLANE

Located in the untouched indigenous bush of Northern Zululand, you will love the relaxed atmosphere of our charming bushlodge. A stone's throw away from world famous Nature Reserves, Hulhluwe/Imfolozi and The Greater St. Lucia Wetlands World Heritage Site, we are an ideal location to explore the beautiful Elephant Coast. Further to this, we are en route to Sodwana Bay, Kozibay and Mozambique.


BUSHBABY -Self-catering Tree Cabin - Two bed room wooden cabin with bathroom, kitchen, lounge and verandah.

CICADA - Ensuite Doubles - Shower,basin & toilet.

JEWEL BEETLE - Double Rooms - Seperate, communal bathrooms.

LONGHORN BEETLE - Twin Rooms - Seperate, communal bathrooms.

Mixed Dorm - 10 & 5 bed dorm -Seperate, communal bathrooms.


Breakfasts and Dinners available at the camp and served next to the swimmingpool at the Africa Bush Junction.
Information at reception
Communal Self -catering kitchen
BBQ facility
Pay phone/fax
Internet & E-mail
Swimming pool
Games and pool table.

At the bush camp you will find friendly helpful staff, scrumptious home-cooked meals, exceptional birdlife, cool shady gardens and a crystal-clear pool. At the Africa Bush Junction we have a fully-licensed bar, a dining and games area with pool table, sun loungers on the wooden deck around the pool and a well-maintained boma perfect for a great 'braai' (BBQ) the South African way. The canteen serves delicious breakfasts and dinners.

The warm friendly reception will ensure personalised attention.

Free pick up from Hluhluwe Town - Call from the Engen Garage

We also offer excellent daytrips that will blow you away with the sheer beauty of their locations. All daytrips or safaris are conducted by professional field guides, with loads of information to share.

We offer affordable fullday trips to Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Game Reserve and Greater St. Lucia Wetlands Park. Our fullday to the game reserve goes all out, departing at sunrise and returning at sunset. We stop during the trips for a scrumptious breakfast, with coffee or tea to warm your hands, and a pleasant lunch with beverages, cooked by the guide while you toil away in the shade.

Daytrips to St. Lucia Wetlands also includes breakfast and lunch with beverages. Here, in the beautiful ecosystems you will find a relaxing getaway for the day. View the fauna and flora of the area, do a bit of snorkeling in the Bay of Cape Vidal, go for a beach walk and learn alot about this unique place. The highlight of the day is the morning or afternoon boattrip on the Estaury. Hippos, crocs, breathtaking birdlife and many other creatures will welcome you in their home.

-Zulu Cultural Village
-Cheetah Rehabilitation Centre
- Bushbabies feeding before dinner
-Horseriding can be arranged at St Lucia
-Boatcruises - St Lucia
-Guided walks on a private Game Reserve
-Visit local Zulu craft markets