Meet the friends of your next Queenstown backpackers

If you’re looking for other great places to stay and fall in love with around New Zealand, then look no further! Below is a compilation of superb, well run and independent hostels around the most beautiful parts of our country, you’ll wish you never have to check out of. Also be sure to check out The Backpacker Group, where you can become a member and receive discounts for all of the hostels below!


Auckland – Attic Backpackers

Coromadel (Whitianga) – Turtle Cove Accommodation

Matamata – Matamata Backpackers 

Mt Maunganui – Mount Backpackers

Taranaki (New Plymouth) – Ducks and Drakes Backpackers

Paihia – Mousetrap Backpackers & Saltwater Lodge 

Raglan – Coming Soon!

Rotorua – Rock Solid Backpackers

Taupo – Taupo Urban Retreat & Tiki Lodge Backpackers

Tauranga – Arthouse Accommodation

Tongariro National Park – Plateau Lodge

Wellington – The DwellingtonThe Marion

useful links

QueenstownNZ – THE information website of Queenstown New Zealand.

Winterfest – You’re one-stop shop for everything Winterfest Queenstown!

MountainWatch – Weather and forecasts for Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Cardrona, and the World! – THE information website for New Zealand in general. – Everything Queenstown in one easy spot.

Lonely Planet – Because, let’s face it, where would travelling be without it?

Queenstown Adventure – Learn a little more before your arrival!

Experience Queenstown – Offers a variety of resources for both tourists and seasonaires alike.

MKiwi – Providing you with a New Zealand specific search engine for all your searching needs.