How To Find Us

Finding Us By Car:

 

10 minutes from Cape Town International Airport:

  • Take the N2 towards Cape Town;
  • Turn off at Exit 10B Raapenberg Road (Pinelands).
  • From Raapenberg Road turn left into Alexandra Road.(Left towards Vincent Palloti hospital)
  • Continue past the traffic lights at Vincent Palloti Hospital.
  • (Opposite Pinelands Railway Station) Left into Oude Molen Eco Village;
  • Left at the traffic control boom
  • Once in village, look for the Riverlodge sign 10m after entry on the right.

10 minutes from the Cape Town Central:

  • Take the N2 towards Airport;
  • Follow the signs to the Airport on Settlers Way.
  • Take Exit 10 Raapenberg Road 
  • From Raapenberg Road turn left into Alexandra Road. (Left towards Vincent Palloti Hospital.)
  • Continue past the traffic lights at Vincent Palloti Hospital.
  • (Opposite Pinelands Railway Station) Left into Oude Molen Eco Village.
  • Left at the traffic control boom.
  • Once in village, look for the Riverlodge sign 10m after entry on the right.

30 minutes from the Stellenbosch Wine Route:

  • Take the N1 towards Cape Town;
  • Take Exit 7 Koeberg Interchange to get onto the M5 to Muizenberg.
  • From the M5 take the Airport off-ramp, keep left;
  • Take the Pinelands off-ramp to Raapenberg Road;
  • Turn left into Alexandra Road. (Left towards Vincent Palloti Hospital.)
  • Continue past the traffic lights at Vincent Palloti Hospital.
  • (Opposite Pinelands Railway Station) Left into Oude Molen Eco Village.
  • Left at the traffic control boom.
  • Once in village, look for the Riverlodge sign 10m after entry on the right.

Finding Us by train from Cape Town railway station

  • Take the Cape Flats train to Pinelands Station.
  • At Pinelands station cross Alexandra Road, towards the mountain, enter Oude Molen village gate, pass security at the car control boom gate and turn left.
  • Turn left and look for the Riverlodge signage, on the right.
  • The entrance is at the bottom of the car park next to a fish pond.
  • It's a 3 minute walk from Pinelands railway station to Riverlodge Backpackers.


GPS: 33° 56' 22.5" S / 18° 29' 22.2" E