GPS:       S33 57.085   E19  49.696     /     S33  57' 05"   E19  49'  42"

Welcome to the Heart of the WineValley 

We are Geoff and Dorothy Botten along with our backpacker mutts Gracie, Jessie and Phoebe, waiting to welcome you to our little world of peace and serenity that is McGregor Backpackers


Our backpackers is situated in the heart of McGregor, surrounded by the majestic Langeberg Mountains.  We are a stroll away from all the places of interest in the village. 

We care for families and friends, groups and special occasions, for bikers and hikers.  For hikers we offer a shopping service so you don't have to carry extra weight across the mountain.  We also offer a pick up service from the trails end and a delivery back the following day

10 Reason to stay at McGregor Backpackers

  1. Affordability and value for money
  2. Our hospitality - we are famous for it
  3. Variety of comfortable accommodation  - most with Bathroom en suite
  4. Central location, we are a gentle stroll to everywhere of interest in the village
  5. Premium DSTV and Fast Wi-Fi both free
  6. Crisp bedding and fresh towels
  7. Wonderful fires and beautiful night skies
  8. Our "friendship" table
  9. Tranquil and relaxing gardens and birdlife
  10. Safe off street parking


Whether you are here to unwind for a few days or for business, we will strive to exceed your expectations.


There are many activities for  visitors to McGregor.  For the energetic, there are walks, mountain biking,(Geoff can show you some grand single tracks) and bird watching.  Visit Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve and do one of their gentle walks

There are a number of local wineries to visit, McGregor Wines and our very own Bemind wines made right here in McGregor.  Tastings can be arranged.

There are many beautiful art galleries, we have our own resident potter at Millstone Pottery, Eseltjiesrus donkey sanctuary, a caring home for abandoned and abused donkeys.

Across the road from us is the cultural hub of McGregor, Wahnfrieds Theatre where classic movies, operas and ballets are shown regularly as well as many live performances by a variety of talented performers.   

We are pet friendly and welcome your faithful companion if they are social and don't expect to sleep on our beds.  One pet per family please.

Visit TRIP ADVISOR to see what guests who have stayed with us have to say about their stay.  If you have never had a backpacker experience, we suggest you jump right in and make ours your first

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