Wanaka Backpackers

Wanaka Backpacker offers quality budget backpacker accommodation for the independent traveller.

We are the only hostel in Wanaka located right on the lakeside giving you spectacular picture postcard views of Lake Wanaka and the Southern Alps.

Away from the town hustle but still only a 5 minute lakeside stroll to the centre for shopping, cafes, bars and restaurants.

Please use the menu bar to navigate this website to find out more about our hostel, activities and attractions in Wanaka and the surrounding area.

General facilities available are :

  • Amazing Lake front Location & Views
  • 5 Minute Stroll to Town Centre
  • Close to all Bars, Restaurants, Cafes & Shops
  • Peaceful Garden Setting
  • BBH Member
  • Free Large On-Site Carpark
  • Authentic Kiwi Lodging since 1960
  • Wireless Internet On-Site, plus 2 Guest Computers
  • Free Local Phone Calls
  • Bikes for Hire
  • Fabulous Modern Kitchen including Complimentary Tea & Coffee
  • Full Laundry Facilities plus a Ski-Gear Drying Room in Winter
  • Huge Open Plan Lounge & Dining Room with Cozy Log Fire
  • All Beds Made-up with Fresh Linen
  • Freshly Renovated in September 2007
  • Office Open 7 Days from 8.30am to 7pm