The Backpackers in Green Point (or “B.I.G” for short) is perfectly situated between Cape Town’s iconic mountains and the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, in one of the city’s most stylish, vibrant and beautiful suburbs.

The B.I.G is walking distance from Cape Town’s City centre and only a few kilometers from the pristine beaches of Camps Bay & Clifton Beach. The B.I.G boasts modern, newly renovated, comfortable accommodation, in the relaxed atmosphere that makes Cape Town’s hospitality world famous.

  • A selection of single, double, triple, dormitory and family rooms.
  • Daily room-cleaning and laundry services available.
  • Free delicious continental breakfast served every morning.
  • Three fully equipped kitchens available for your cooking convenience.
  • FREE WiFi and computer facilities.
  • Travel desk offering the best tours, adventures and activities in Cape Town.
  • A swimming pool to keep cool in Cape Town’s summer sunshine.
  • Braai (BBQ) facilities for eating the traditional South African way (an absolute must!)
  • Comfortable library and book-swapping area.
  • Two games rooms with big-screen TV.
  • Beautiful garden to relax in.
  • Parking for guests.
  • Airport transfers.


Cape Town is home to more natural wonders, diverse culture, fascinating history and mind-blowing activities than even the most intrepid traveler can get through in a single visit. Thankfully, we're situated right in the heart of all the good stuff...


We absolutely love to hear from our guests!

Please get in touch if you require any other information!

T : +27 (0)21 434 0688

E :

A : 18 Thornhill road, Green Point, 8005

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