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Backpacker Accommodation, Lake Wanaka

Backpackers' lodges and youth hostels add character and flavour to your New Zealand travelling experience. If you're traveling with a pack on your back, there are several places to rest your head and share stories with like-minded people in Lake Wanaka. A comfortable bed is just the beginning.

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Offering an on-site restaurant and bar with lake views, Lake Hawea Hostel is just a 2-minute walk from the lakefront. It features BBQ...

1 Capell Ave,, Wanaka

From $25 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

YHA Wanaka offers a choice of quality accommodation for the discerning traveler, from backpacker beds to self-contained studio units. Our accommodation boasts a...

94 Brownston St, Wanaka

From $26 NZD

Lake Outlet Holiday Park is camping the way Kiwi families have taken to the great outdoors for generation!

Offering tranquility, seclusion and a wealth...

197 Outlet Road, Wanaka

From $15 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

Wanaka Bakpaka offers quality budget backpacker accommodation for the independent traveler. We are the only hostel in Wanaka located right on the lakeside...

117 Lakeside Road, Wanaka

From $29 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5

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Situated in acres of park like grounds with stunning views of Mt...

Studholme Road North, Wanaka

From $50 NZD

Our quality budget backpackers hostel is situated in Wanaka, NZ. We are part of the popular BBH (Budget Backpacker Hostel) network.
Our small, cosy...

7 russell street, wanaka

From $26 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 4

Specialising in group accommodation, Albert Town Lodge has 8 rooms sleeping 34 guests, a well equipped communal kitchen and large dining and lounge...

8 Wexford Street, Wanaka

From $30 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 5.0

Wanaka Top 10 Holiday Park offers a wide variety of accommodation that suits every budget, from cabins to self contained units or even...

217 Mount Aspiring Road, Wanaka

From $30 NZD

Exceptional quality, low cost self service Lodge on the main Mt Aspiring road in Wanaka. Lovely wooden interior finish, with large lounge with...

121 Mt Aspiring Road, Lake Wanaka

From $49 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 5

This idyllic resort is set amongst the lush rainforest and majestic mountains of the Southern Alps and borders Mt Aspiring World Heritage National...

Wanaka/Haast Highway, Makarora

From $30 NZD

Following the BASE tradition this is a one stop hostel in the centre of beautiful Wanaka only minutes walk from what can only...

Level 1, Wanaka

From $27 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 3

Located in the centre of town, Hollys is clean, quiet and RELAXING. It offers full bedding, heating, internet, wireless, logburner, dishwasher, guest phone,...

71 Upton Street, Wanaka

From $27 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 4

We are located near the centre of town, a short walk from Lake Wanaka. We have log fires for winter, sun decks for...

56 Brownston Street, Wanaka

From $25 NZD

TripAdvisor rating: 3.5