South Island Hostels

Our most-recommended backpacker hostels in the South Island. Find good quality cheap accommodation for backpackers.

BackpackerGuide.NZ

10 Best Backpacker Hostels in Queenstown

Where does one stay in the “Adventure capital of the World”? Most […]

Urbanz

9 Best Backpacker Hostels in Christchurch

Where to rest your head in Christchurch… … But these backpacker hostels […]

Minaret Lodge

10 Unique Accommodations in the South Island

Want to sleep in a shoe? A boot, a hobbit hole, a […]

BackpackerGuide.NZ

6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Dunedin

Budget accommodation in architectural Dunedin. With gothic architectural marvels around every corner, […]

Barnyard Backpackers

6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Te Anau & Milford Sound

Hostels in Te anau and Milford Sound. Where can you stay on […]

Jugglers Rest

7 Best Backpacker Hostels in Picton

Where to stay in Picton! With the Marlborough Sounds on your doorstep, […]

Skyhi Lodge

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Kaikoura

Where to stay in Kaikoura on a budget? Kaikoura is the dream […]

Hanmer Backpackers

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Hanmer Springs

Where to stay in Hanmer Springs on a budget? In the alpine […]

Deep Cove Hostel

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Fiordland National Park

Where to stay on a budget in Fiordland National Park? The largest […]

Onuku Farm Hostel

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Akaroa

Where to stay on a budget in Akaroa. With a stunning harbour […]

Snow Denn Lodge

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Methven

Where to stay in Methven on a budget? Methven is a mecca […]

Anchor Motel & Timaru Backpackers

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Timaru

Where to say in Timaru on a budget? Get off the beaten […]

Hartley Arms Backpackers

6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Alexandra & Clyde

Where to stay in Alexandra on a budget? Quaint and charming towns, […]

Cromwell Backpackers

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Cromwell

Where to stay in Cromwell on a budget? In the heart of […]

Birdsong Accommodation

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Hokitika

Where to stay in Hokitika on a backpacker budget? This little beachside […]

BackpackerGuide.NZ

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Punakaiki

Where to stay on a budget in Punakaiki? Most tourists see Punakaiki […]

YHA Mt Cook

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Mt Cook

Where to stay in Mt Cook on a budget? With ski planes, […]

Dunstan Downs

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Omarama

Where to stay on a budget in Omarama. On the edge of […]

BackpackerGuide.NZ

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Twizel

Where to stay in Twizel on a budget? But wait a minute, […]

Kaiteri Lodge

6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Abel Tasman National Park

Where to stay in abel Tasman National Park? Pristine golden sand beaches […]

Haast Lodge

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Fox Glacier & Haast

Where to stay in Fox Glacier and Haast? There’s so much to […]

YHA Franz Josef

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Franz Josef

Where to stay in Franz Josef? Fly over a glacier, skydive over […]

Slope Point Backpackers

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in The Catlins

Where to stay in the Catlins? A Catlins road trip is a […]

BackpackerGuide.NZ

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Oamaru

Where to stay in oamaru? Where should your base be for seeing […]

Pixabay

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Lake Tekapo

Where to stay in Lake Tekapo on a budget? Stay beside the […]

backpackerguide.nz

10 Great Hostels on the South Island

What are the “Must Stay” Hostels on the South Island? Travelling on […]

Kiwiana Backpackers

5 Best Backpackers Hostels in Golden Bay

Budget accommodation in Takaka. With long stretches of stunning beaches, sand spits, luxuriant […]

Koanui Lodge

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Blenheim

Budget accommodation in Blenheim. If staying long-term in a hostel was ever […]

Te Nikau Retreat

7 Best Backpacker Hostels in Greymouth

Budget accommodation in Greymouth and surrounds. Well, this is awkward. There are […]

Tuatara Backpackers

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Invercargill

Budget accommodation in Invercargill and Stewart Island. Well, this is awkward. Because […]

BackpackerGuide.NZ

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Wanaka

Budget accommodation in Wanaka. Whether it’s the peace of the lakeside and […]

BackpackerGuide.NZ

6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Westport

Budget Accommodation in Westport, Charleston, Karamea and Hector. Well, this is awkward. […]

10 Best Backpacker Hostels in Nelson

Get cheap accommodation in Nelson. Wow! So many hostels to choose from […]

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