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Welcome to the TrueNZ Guide to New Zealand Backpacker Hostels, Lodges and Accommodation.

This website has been developed to help backpackers find information on backpacker hostels, lodges, and accommodation in both the North and South Islands of New Zealand.

New Zealand backpacker accommodationNew Zealand has hundreds of backpackers hostels and lodges spread across the North Island, South Island, and Stewart Island, providing budget accommodation and real New Zealand backpacker experiences.


Included in this web guide are the following New Zealand backpacker lodges and hostels:

North Island Operators
NorthlandBay AdventurerHoneheke Backpacker LodgeKeri Central - Backpackers HostelPeppertree LodgeTui Inn Adventures and AccommodationWaitawa Farm Accommodation
AucklandHekerua LodgePakiri Beach Sugar Shack and Beach and River CabinsPoint of View
CoromandelBayWatch BackpackersFlying Dutchman Backpackers
WaikatoKaramu Trail Trek BackpackersOto-Kiwi Backpackers
RotoruaCactus Jacks BackpackersTreks Rotorua Backpackers
Bay of PlentyHairy Berry Backpacker HostelOskat Forest ParkWhakatane Hotel
EastlandEastender BackpackerMobe's BackpackerPeacock Lodge
Central PlateauHowards LodgeRiverstone BackpackersSki HausThe Crossing Backpackers and Erua Lodge
ManawatuAnn Keith Budget Hotels and HostelsRiver Valley LodgeWanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park
WairarapaGlenross Lodge
WellingtonNewtown Heights Lodge

South Island Operators
NelsonThe River Inn
MarlboroughBayview BackpackersQueen Charlotte Wilderness Park Lodge
CanterburyAlpenhorn ChaletBon AccordFlock Hill LodgeGlenfalloch Cookshop- Glenfalloch StationGlenthorne StationKleynz BackpackersMount Vernon Lodge & Stables
OtagoEden Gardens BackpackerGlenmac BackpackersOmarama BackpackersPinewood Lodge
SouthlandFiordland National Park Lodge

If you are looking for New Zealand backpacker information which you cannot find within this webguide,contact us and we’ll endeavour to assist as best we can.

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