Backpackers and Camping

Come and join us at De Bos Backpackers and Camping, situated in the heart of beautiful Montagu, just 190km from Cape Town. We are set in an exquisite location with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, famous for rock climbing. We offer a variety of accommodation, perfect for solo travellers as well as large groups.

We have backpackers accommodation that sleeps from one to thirty people. Our large shaded campsite has fireplaces for barbecues, picnic tables and well-fitted bathrooms with hot and cold showers. We also have comfortable, child-friendly self-catering cottages that are privately situated on our farm. We have a large refreshing swimming pool and a playground for the children too. Our pecan nut farm has horses, ponies and donkeys which are really popular with the kids. There is an abundance of bird life as well free roaming peacocks and guinea fowl.


De Bos is within walking distance of fabulous restaurants, supermarkets, museums and so much to do. The beautiful town of Montagu is at the gateway to the Klein Karoo and is on Route 62, popular with tourists and locals. Montagu is host to some of the best rock climbing in South Africa and the activities that our area offers are exceptional. There are famous hot springs, horse riding, wine tasting, endless hiking and both on and off-road cycling. You name it, Montagu has it.

Pet Friendly

Guests are welcome to bring along their furry friends to De Bos. Our huge farm is ideal for your pets as they have an abundance of space to play and lots of room for walks. And because our campsite is so large it is unlikely that your animals will disturb other guests.

Accommodation to Suit Every Budget


We offer a variety of backpackers accommodation with rooms that sleep just two people and larger dorms that sleep up to thirty. All have clean bathrooms and showers. The barn has a large communal kitchen and a spacious seating area.


Nestled under the shade of trees, is our large campsite. There are many stands with barbecue areas and picnic tables. We have bathrooms with hot and cold showers. Please note that we do not have electrical points in the campsites.

Our Cottages

Our self-catering cottages have beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and are privately situated. Each cottage is child-friendly and sleeps up to 6 people. Each has a fully equipped kitchen and an outdoor barbecue area with a picnic table.

COVID-19 Update

De Bos Backpackers and Camping will remain open for business,
except during periods of lockdown that have been stipulated by the government.