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Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge

5 Nelson Palmer Road, Warner Beach, 4126, South Africa

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  • Private
    From $29.68
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Warner Beach Hostel

Hostel Warner Beach

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

The Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge is an all year round oasis being conveniently situated in a spacious home in Warner Beach, KwaZulu Natal, just 30 km south of Durban.

Awesome 180° sea views of the Indian Ocean, unspoilt sandy beaches and pleasant weather are guaranteed.

The Blue Sky Mining offers clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation to backpackers, sportsmen, holidaymakers as well as business men.
Come and explore this spectacular hostel consisting of dormitories with its own showers & toilets, en suite double/twin rooms, triple rooms ensuite, self-catering unit as well as camping facilities. All accommodation (except camping) gets serviced on a daily basis to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible.

We have got a communal lounge, dining room area with DSTV (Supersport), two rock swimming-pools, pool-table, one fully equipped self-catering kitchen with refrigeration and storage facilities, braai & fireplace entertainment area, onsite restaurant as well as a licenced bar.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 12:00 and 22:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 22:00
  • A deposit is payable at check-in.
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 3 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 5 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Games room
  • Garden
  • Playground
  • Swimming pool
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio

Food & Drink

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers
  • Computer Charges - Charges Apply
  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby
  • Internet Cafe Distance - 1 to 2km

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - Free
  • Cycle Rental
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 06 Jan to 07 Feb
Open from 16 Feb to 31 Dec

From 07:00 to 22:00
From 14:00 to 22:00
From 14:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +27 (0)31 916 5394/7007

Fax. +27 (0)86 273 9050

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Aliwal Shoal (More than 10km)
  • Beach (Less than 500m)

See the full list of attractions



Location is up a step hill and a bit from the beach. The hostel has two pools, which made up for the walk to the beach


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Sun 23 Feb 2014

I love this place. Second visit and feels great to have been there again. Super friendly people and very clean.


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Tue 02 Apr 2013

Hi Thomas, Wow, thanks a million for such a lovely comment! We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your second stay with us!!! Hope to seeing you again in future=) Have a lovely week, Romy

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Thu 04 Apr 2013


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (5 to 10km)
  • Beach (Less than 500m)
  • Cinema (5 to 10km)
  • Cycle trails (5 to 10km)
  • Golf course (More than 10km)
  • Gym (Less than 500m)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (5 to 10km)
  • Local market (More than 10km)
  • Parks / Green Area (3 to 5km)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (3 to 5km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m to 1km)
  • Swimming pool (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Water park (3 to 5km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

King Shaka International Airport is situated 65km north of Warner Beach. It is a quick 45 minutes drive from the airport to Blue Sky Mining taking the N2 towards Durban. As reaching the city please follow the N2 South Coast/Port Shepstone. Take exit 133 "Winklespruit/Umbumbulu/Kingsburgh" and turn left onto the R 603. Turn left at traffic lights into Kingsway Road. Turn left at the "Reef" Pub and Grill up into Strelitzia Road. Turn left into Meintjies Road. Turn left into Nelson Palmer Road. We are number 5 with a big sun on the gate!
Alternate Transport
Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge is situated in a small coastal town called Warner Beach just 30km south of Durban Central.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Life Saving
  • Scuba / Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Windsurfing

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