AROUND TOWN AND SURROUNDING SUBURBS
Through our close proximity to all means of transport, or by using our own 24 hour shuttle services, one has access to theatres, sport stadiums, major shopping centres, authentic African restaurants, historical museums; you are only a short drive from everything you need to see.
We have a Shuttle service that runs 24 hours a day.
For international Pick Ups from Oliver Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg
We are able to pick you up at a time you have requested.
It normally takes 1 hour to get through customs for International Flights.
Local flights will be picked up around 10 minutes after landing at the Local arrivals information desk.
Please meet us the International arrivals desk when you have been cleared from Customs.
We will arrive to fetch you around 1 hour after you have landed.
We will be caring a sign with your name on it, please take down this Tel (011)787 8070 or (011)326 2123, and call us at the Backpackers if you have any problems.
Rates are defined by distance, number of people and time of day.
Distances are defined by the distance to be travelled and the time of day?
If it’s a short distance the rate goes up if it’s a long distance the rate goes down
The more people the price per person reduces,
Time of day eg… Peak hour and late night pick ups will have a higher tariff
WE WILL NEED SPECIFIC INFORMATION TO SERVICE YOU
If you could fill out your flight bus or address Information click here it would be greatly appreciated.
PICK UP POINT
We are a chosen pick up point for the Baz Bus, Kruger Safaris and all major Overland Tours to Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Zambia and into the rest of Africa, we can secure cheap rental cars, and the cars can be dropped off or picked up from the Hostel.
For a FREE PICK-UP you catch the Guatrain Train to Rosebank from OR Tambo International Airport or from Rotunda. Joburg’s National Bus Station. You walk 900meters to Rosebank Backpacker or catch the Bus Rapid Transport system towards Hyde Park, on Route RB4 get off at stop number 4. We will send a driver to Pick-you up there.
Our Backpackers Hostel is also on the GAUTRAIN Linked Bus route that’s linked to the Sandton City Station. This is the Cheapest Option for 1 or 2 people to get to Accoustix and Joburg, for more than 2 people it is best to use our Shuttle service.
Contact us, regarding our airport pickups ‘meet and greet’ services and prices.
TRAVEL & RECEPTION DESK
Our staff are there to receive you and to secure your Vehicle 24 hours a day.
Please feel free to ask for support at the reception for anything you might need for your travel.
PERFECTLY SITUATED JUST OFF 2 MAJOR INTERSECTIONS
If you are hiring a Vehicle at the airport or arriving with your own transport, it is easy to get to the Backpacker as Jan Smuts Avenue is a main artery that runs North from Johannesburg Centre past Rosebank through Randburg over the main highway past 4 ways(Monte Casino) all the way to Hartebeesport Dam. On the way you pass by the Zoo and Zoo Lake, the place where Rosebanks hosts it’s famous Sunday Market and the Upper Class Hyde Park Shopping Complex.
East of us takes you to Sandton City, you can use the Gautrain Bus System to get there.
2 km’s west of us is the Bright Water Commons, this is an outdoor based centre that has a Flea market, small Craft Market and tons of entertainment and shopping, great for kids, or if it’s a shopping centre you are looking for, Cresta is up the road running South towards Melville
We have a panel van that can transport up to 12 people at a time, or we can arrange transport for larger Groups on your behalf.
We are situated between Hyde Park and Randburg CBD.
After Gordan Rd where the timber city is you turn into the slip road From the Bus Station / Train station
Get on to Wolmarans outside the Bus Station and head west. Take a right at De Beer and then a Left at De Korte (This will be the 2nd road you can turn left). Next road take a right and this will change to Jan Smuts Ave. Stay on Jan Smuts for +/- 10Km
From Central Johannesburg you travel North on Jan Smuts Ave.
From the airport:
When leaving the airport, take the R24 and head towards Johannesburg, this will change to the N12.
Take the N3 North (Sign will say Pretoria). Follow N3 for +/- 10Km and then follow the signs that say the N1 to Bloemfontein. Take the William Nicole off-ramp. Turn left once off the freeway and stay on William Nicole for +/- 4Km. Turn right at Republic road. Left at Jan Smuts Avenue. Accoustix Backpackers on your right hand side