Wanaka Backpackers Bothy

We are the ideal base in Wanaka for thrill-seeking adventurers, Te Araroa hikers, snow sports lovers, mountain bikers, or for a good old kiwi city break to breathe in our fresh air down here in the south.

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Free unlimited high-speed WiFi :) Purpose-built drying room, free herbs, free tea, coffee, hot chocolate and free cooking oil.
theBothy offers economical accommodation to individuals, couples, groups, and small families looking for short or longer-term accommodation. In the summer or winter, we have everything you need.


We can accommodate groups of up to 40 with storage, drying, and onsite parking. As a compliant hostel, we also have disabled access and the building is all on one level with accessible parking at our front door.. We allow sensible alcohol consumption and we are not a party hostel.

Physical Address

21 Russell Street, Wanaka, Wanaka, Otago 9305, New Zealand


$25.00 to $85.00

Hostel prices may vary seasonally and also reflect Long Term pricing.

Mon-Fri 9:00AM – 7:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM – 7:00PM
Sunday 9:00AM – 8:00PM
Facilities & Features
  • Disabled Access
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Luggage Storage
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