With summer just around the corner, many South Africans are dusting off their camping gear and getting ready to enjoy the outdoors, but there’s an easier way… Thanks to Airbnb Categories, it’s now easier than ever to find a campervan trip on Airbnb.
From luxury campers in the Western Cape, to campers set up in the most remote parts of the country, there’s a camper trip for everyone on Airbnb.
We’ve compiled a list of some of the top camper trips on Airbnb in South Africa below.
Guests at this stunning Garden Route camper will be able to relax and unwind surrounded by the majestic Outeniqua mountains. Here, visitors are encouraged to take in the sunset from the deck or simply enjoy the surrounding gardens by taking a stroll through the fynbos-filled outdoor space.
If sea views are more what you want from a camper trip, then this farm stay in the Western Cape is exactly what you need. With views of the beautiful Tietiesbaai and Trekoskraal areas, guests are able to wake up to views of the ocean and the sound of waves in the distance. The lighthouse is said to be something truly special at night.
Sitting on a tranquil farm in the Three Sisters area of the Karoo is a 1976 Knaus Sudwind Caravan, imported from Germany. This converted camper features a double bed, a gas stove, electric blankets, a fan and solar-powered lights. Little touches include coffee, tea and home-made rusks that are available in the unit. Guests are able to make use of the communal area that has a kitchen, dining and braai area.
Tin can glamping, Underberg
This 1966 gypsy caravan that has been refurbished into a cute accommodation option that is able to host two guests. Everything runs off solar power or gas, so it’s all completely off the grid. For those who wish to cook over a fire, there is a designated outside area to do so. Guests are able to cool off in the river nearby or warm up by the indoor fireplace in the deck area.
Elevating the camper experience to a whole new level is this luxury van finished with an exquisite Turkish chandelier. The ceiling of this van has been converted so that parts are transparent in order for guests to feel as though they are sleeping under the night sky. There is air conditioning for summer and electric blankets for the chilly nights.
For those looking to discover similar stays in camper vans around the world, Airbnb recently introduced a new way to search and discover homes through Airbnb Categories. With thousands of camper van homes available around the globe, there are plenty of global camping adventures just waiting to happen.