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Saltycrax Backpackers and Adventures

SaltyCrax is a Backpackers located in Table View, Cape Town. Our accommodation is ideal for the watersports enthusiast as we are situated close to the beautiful white beaches of Blouberg and the famous Kite Beach. With a good supply of wind and waves and a variety of sailing locations, either for the eager beginner or the dedicated sailor, there is something for everyone. We have Sports, Adventure and Educational packages to cater for any type of person! With our custom made tours and packages we will make you feel right at home!

Our “little oasis in Table View” has a luscious green garden equipped with a jacuzzi, bonfire pit and plenty of space for you to hang up your surfboard soak in the African sun. We have unlimited WiFi which is perfect for those Skype dates back home and on those lazy days, kick back to your favourite book in our subtropical hammock. Later in the evening, meet us in the bar, exchange travel stories with the friendly staff and other travellers alike. Welcome to your home away from home.

Meet our team

CALRA FERREIRA

Owner & Founder of SaltyCrax Backpackers
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What do you do daily?

Plot to take over the world…

What is your favourite part of your job?

Working with awesome Industry people, exploring new places and showing of the amazing country I come from!

If you’re not working where will we find you?

Doing some crazy activity on in the winelands.

If you were trapped on a desert island and you could only have one food what would it be?

Wine.

Random thing about you?

I am Random.

DEIDRE VAN HEERDEN

Leisure Tour Agent and Marketing
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What do you love about your job?

Sending people on amazing tours through South Africa

What is your favourite thing about Salties?

It’s a circus full of clowns

What restaurant would you recommend in Cape Town?

Bombay Bicycle Club

What is a must do in Cape Town?

Visit Wolfkop Nature Reserve

Random thing about you?

I am a bit of a nerd

MARLON HOFFMAN

Manager

CASSANDRA BARBER

Reservations Agent
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What do you do daily?

I am the reservations agent so I do all the bookings for SaltyCrax Backpackers.

What is your favourite part of your job?

Communicating with the agents all over the globe.

If you’re not working where will we find you?

Home with my little one.

If you were trapped on a desert island and you could only have one food what would it be?

Bacon.

Random thing about you?

I play guitar, love to design fairy gardens and scrapbook.

ELMIEN VAN DYK

Accountant
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What do you do daily?

I am responsible for the bookkeeping.

What is your favourite part of your job?

Audits and reconciliations of accounts.

If you’re not working where will we find you?

At cozy restaurant on the beach.

If you were trapped on a desert island and you could only have one food what would it be?

Sushi.

Random thing about you?

I am always on time.

BRIDGETTE HAGGARD

Front House Receptionist
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What do you do daily?

I work as front of house making sure all bookings are placed and in order. I am there to answer any questions guests or volunteers may have and book their small little adventures they like to go on daily like Wine tours and even skydiving. As reception we are the guests first impression of Saltycrax so it is always important to us to keep them as happy as possible at all times.

What is your favourite part of your job?

My favorite part of my job is the people I get to meet from all over the world gathering and socializing in the environment I work in.

If you’re not working where will we find you?

If I’m not at work you’ll find me making plans to see my friends or spending my afternoons training on my old High School athletics track for 400 meters.

If you were trapped on a desert island and you could only have one food what would it be?

Avocado is a no brainer for me to have while I’m stuck on a dessert island..

Random thing about you?

A random fact about me is that my favorite time to eat ice cream is in freezing cold weather.

STACEY BUDWEG

Front House Receptionist
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What do you do daily?

I work Front of house as a receptionist. I help make sure that guest bookings are scheduled correctly. I also help ensure that tours and activities are organised for our guests and handle customer queries.

What is your favourite part of your job?

I love that I got to meet different people from all over the world.

If you’re not working where will we find you?

Spending time with family or friends.

If you were trapped on a desert island and you could only have one food what would it be?

Definitely McDondald’s Fries.

Random thing about you?

I hate butter.

DANIEL TOWSE

Front House Receptionist
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What do you do daily?

Drink a beer outside.

What is your favourite part of your job?

I’d have to say meeting all the people that come through.

If you’re not working where will we find you?

On one of our amazing mountains just exploring somewhere.

If you were trapped on a desert island and you could only have one food what would it be?

Probably some cashew nuts.

Random thing about you?

I like to climb.

MODESTAR

Housekeeping

REVAI

Housekeeping
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