Valley View Backpackers is located on the western side of the village overlooking the green Graskop Valley and rolling hills, and only a 15 minute walk from the center of town.

This is a clean, friendly and well-located budget venue for international and local travelers. The backpackers is set in a peaceful garden overlooking the Sheba Mountain Reserve, an ideal place to relax and recharge your batteries after a day full of discovery and adventure.

Valley View offers a variety of accommodation with complimentary tea and coffee provided.  All guests will make use of the communal, fully equipped kitchen, and a comfortable communal lounge with TV and DVD player is available for guest’s use. Relax on the wooden deck and share your experiences and establish new friendship with fellow backpackers. Secure parking next to the main building is provided, and you will be given a key to come and go as you please.

Mountain bikes may be rented for half or full day outrides at Valley View, so that you can explore the local surroundings of Graskop. Maps, permits and information about the various biking routes and hiking trails are available from the reception, and the establishment will assist guests to book tours to the Kruger Park and numerous adventure activities in the province of Mpumalanga.

This is the ideal place for hiking through the tree plantations and grasslands, and visiting the many waterfalls en route.

Cancellation / Prepayment



  • No show or cancellation within 14 days of stay – No refund due. 
  • Cancellation between 15 and 30 days before stay – 25% of the deposit will be refunded.
  • Cancellation between 60 and 30 days before stay – 50% of the deposit will be refunded
  • Cancellation more than 60 days before stay – full refund. 

**NB**If you do not arrive on the date mentioned on your confirmation letter, your booking will automatically be cancelled, and your deposit forfeited. 


  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry

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GraskopGraskop is a small town in Mpumalanga province, South Africa. It is 14 km south-east of Pilgrim’s Rest and 28 km north of Sabie. Graskop was laid out between 1880 and 1890 on a farm belonging to Abel Erasmus, Native Commissioner of the Transvaal Republic. Originally it was a mining camp. Graskop now serves as a tourist destination and the timber industry. The name is Afrikaans for grassy hillock. “God’s Window”,

Sports & nature

Sports & nature

Mountain Biking and road cycling is very popular and safe in the area.



A 51-meter glass elevator has being constructed down the road from God’s Window. Situated one kilometer out of Graskop, at the Graskop Gorge, on the R533 towards Hazyview, the development will offer yet another amazing tourism experience on the Lowveld’s legendary Panorama Route. It is also the first development of its kind in Africa and the centre was opened for business in March 2018, only 4 minutes (1,3 km) drive on the R532 to the closest attraction point, The Big Swing & Highwire, Graskop.

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