Close to the ground.

Gemini Backpackers

1 Van Gelder Rd, Crystal Gardens 011-882-6845 or 076-572-5408 camping R60, dm R80, s R130, d R180
en-suite d R220, Internet, secure parking, swimming pool

S 26 07.021 E 28 06.067

Gemini Backpackers is a laidback backpackers' haven composed of six buildings surrounding a palm tree shaded swimming pool. There are two kitchens (with a gas-fired clay oven for pizzas), a braai area, bar, game room, and a TV lounge with a few hundred DVDs and a few computers with free Internet. The yard gives it less of an urban feeling than most backpackers in Joburg, and it has free shuttle service to/from the Eastgate mall, but the place could use a few updates.

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