We have listed the main areas in New Zealand along with the best hostels and budget backpackers so you can get some shut eye organised!
Auckland Hostels - The main arrival point for a lot of travellers, it’s a good place to get yourself organised, find a job or just get over the jet lag. There’s plenty of nightlife on offer too.
Taupo/Rotorua/Waitomo Hostels - Schedule yourself some time to check out the central North Island with its snow capped mountains and bubbling mud pools. It’s an area steeped in Maori history.
Wellington Hostels - Maybe the first or last stop on your North Island adventure, New Zealand’s capital city has a charming harbour and a relaxed vibe.
Nelson Hostels - A sunny, coastal town with a thriving arts culture, Nelson is situated in a beautiful region with three National Parks.
Christchurch Hostels - A common place to start your South Island trip, Christchurch is often described as the most ‘English’ of cities with its beautiful gardens and a laid-back charm.
Queenstown/Wanaka Hostels - Nestled among stunning mountain ranges, these towns are a must-see on every traveller’s itinerary. You just might not want to leave!