Backpackers & hostels in and around Akaroa & The Bays are owner operated and smaller than those in the city. They offer awesome opportunities to meet the locals and enjoy what can often turn out to be a “one of the family” type experience. The hostels and their operators all have special features and where ever you go you will be treated to wonderful insights into Banks Peninsula environs and people.
A friendly base to explore the stunning Akaroa village & Banks' Peninsula. Two homely historic houses, private cabins and dorm rooms available, a bed for every budget! Dolphin swim or wildlife kayak, join a penguin safari or enjoy discounted bike hire for guests. Return for a BBQ dinner in our sunny riverside garden or enjoy our cosy lounge and roaring fire for trading travellers tales. Free 200 MB WiFi on arrival.
Picturesque budget accommodation (queen, doubles, twins & dorm beds) with secluded garden, close to all amenities. Enjoy free gourmet brewed coffee, tea & spices. Free wifi, mountain bikes, fishing rods, & walking maps. Discounted trips on the Fox II (Dec - May).