This sprawling, well-equipped lodge's 23 en-suite rooms have vaulted bamboo ceilings, comfy beds and animal-themed decor. The recently renovated hostel, a separate property next door, offers a variety of room configurations and is good value. Gecko is 3km west of Hazyview, just off the Sabie road. There's a bar and a set dinner menu is offered (R185).
The lodge is set in expansive gardens and you can walk through the forest to the Sabie River.
Offering a small outdoor pool and barbecue, Gecko BackPackers is situated within 4 km of the centre of Hazyview. Guests can enjoy the on-site cash bar. Guests can choose between private rooms or dormitories, with either private or shared bathroom facilities. Guests have access to a shared kitchen. The Numbi Gate to the Kruger National Park is 21 km from Gecko BackPackers, while the Blyde River Canyon is 90 km from the property. The nearest airport is Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, 62 km from the property.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Please inform Gecko Backpackers in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.