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Shark Shack Backpackers

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Shared Dormitory | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Hair dryer, towels
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Overview of Shark Shack Backpackers

Shark Shack Backpackers

2.0 star property
No-frills hostel in Mossel Bay

Property highlights

  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
15 Marsh St, Mossel Bay, Western Cape, 6500
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Front-desk safe
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Water dispenser
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff
Feel at home
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Free self parking

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • George (GRJ) - 43 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Checkers - 12 min walk
  • The Coffee Club - 1 min walk
  • Krotoa - 5 min walk
  • Big Blu - 1 min drive
  • Café Vintcent - 11 min walk

About this property

Shark Shack Backpackers

Shark Shack Backpackers offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ZAR 250 per vehicle one-way. Freebies like WiFi and self parking are added perks, and guests looking to stay active can check out the nearby surfing/body boarding.


Afrikaans, English

At a glance


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grills
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator
  • Water dispenser

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Ceiling fan
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 250 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Firewood is available for an extra charge of ZAR 20 per day


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

Shark Shack Backpackers Mossel
Shark Shack Backpackers Mossel Bay
Shark Shack Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Are pets allowed at Shark Shack Backpackers?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Shark Shack Backpackers?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Shark Shack Backpackers?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 250 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Shark Shack Backpackers?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
What is there to do at Shark Shack Backpackers and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as body boarding.
What's the area around Shark Shack Backpackers like?
Shark Shack Backpackers is a short 9-minute walk from Mossel Bay Harbour and 14 minutes' walk from Dias Museum.



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