is an international Youth Hostel in Durban, South Africa. We are conveniently situated just a few minutes walk from Durbans' famous "Golden Mile" beaches, and close to all amenities and transport.


is currently closed for renovations.

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61 Pine Street, Durban
Ambassador House
Home of  Banana Backpackers
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Durbans' famous "Golden Mile"
Everything for the traveller . . .
  • Close to beaches, shops, banks, Post Office and Tourist Junction

  • On the main "People Mover" bus route - CBD / beaches

  • Drop off point for Baz Bus and Airport Shuttle

  • Affordable accomodation at very competitive rates

  • Fully equipped self-catering kitchen and laundry facilities

  • Reception desk open 24 hours

  • Biggest Youth Hostel in Durban

  • Established for more than 21 years

What to do in Durban . . .

Have a look at our Links page for general information and things to do in Durban and surrounding areas.


Entrance to Banana Backpackers
Entrance to Banana Backpackers

Outdoor atrium area photo
Outdoor atrium area

Banana Backpackers staff photo
Banana Backpackers staff
The fun never sets . . .

The Golden Mile is known for its year-round bathing beaches, nightspots and comprehensive tourist amenities.

Golden Mile at sunset
Golden Mile at sunset

Rickshaw puller
Rickshaw puller

Durban beachfront
Durban beachfront

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Some useful links for Durban and KZN    (Will open in a new window)
More Links on our Links Page

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