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.


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!

Tourism.net – THE information website for New Zealand in general.

Queenstown.com – 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.

Best Mountains.com – Your resource to a variety of the best mountain towns in the world