Madiba is gone...as the whole world celebrates the life of much loved and revered Madiba, the father, the brother, the leader and the legend, many people are reflecting on his life and their own and perhaps attempting to decide exactly why it is that he's so special to us. It is true that people all over the world feel a personal connection with Madiba, whether or not we were lucky enough to meet him. He managed to permeate so many peoples lives in a personal way and I wanted to share just one of those stories with you.
Cyndi, now 15, has been playing the guitar since the age of 10. This young South African starlet recently played at the ABSA Kollig Music Festival in Durban as well as the Durban International Blues Festival, the Blues Train, Durban Showcase and numerous restaurants, shopping malls and churches.
Published author and long time brother (from another mother), son and friend to the Buccaneers family Matt Hamilton, has finally finished drafting his long awaited second book.
The sequel to Through Travel and Error: Confessions of an Asylum Seeking Canadian in which Matty describes his eventful and sometimes disastrous travels...
Beer, bikes and the beach! What more do you need to kick off your summer holiday?
4 nights R555 | Valid 25th – 15th Dec
Join us at the world famous Buccaneers Lodge & Backpackers - located just outside of East London, right on the beach – to celebrate the coming of Summer and our most favourite of time of year – Silly Season! Swig down an ice cold beer upon arrival as you gaze at the stunning views of Chintsa beach and the Indian Ocean.
This weekend is full of fun at Buccaneers with a halloween bash on the 31st, a fundraising party and live music from homegrown musical talent The Buckfever Underground. Time to book your bed and plan for a weekend settled into the Chintsa vibe!
Spring has well and truly sprung here in Chintsa, South Africa and we're celebrating by offering you a special deal! For the next 10 days only, you can book a dorm bed or safari tent for 2 nights and get the third absolutely free! The perfect opportunity for backpackers travelling on a shoe string to save a few pennies, spend an extra night in paradise and REALLY chill out.
We've got some awesome homegrown artists performing in September at Buccaneers; join the highly popular guitar and vocalist Gary Thomas for the evening of 18th September, later in the month Paige Mac will be joining us along with her bass accompanist for the night of 22nd September.
Gary Thomas | 18th September 2013
Currently one of South Africa's most popular, homegrown singer-songwriters, Thomas was born in Durban and moved to Cape Town in 2006.
- New Rooms Completed
- Shot Gun Tori & Lucy Kruger | 7th - 8th July
- Buccaneers Awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2013
- Fair Trade Tourism
- Responsibletravel.com Lists Buccaneers Backpackers
- What's in a name?
- Wild Walk 2013
- 5 Things you can do to Support Responsible Tourism in Chintsa
- The Big Blog Exchange!
- Kitesurf and SUP in Chintsa, South Africa