Welcome to Dusky Lodge, Kaikoura, New Zealand.
Dusky Lodge & Backpackers is open and business as normal so we would love to welcome you to stay with us!
State Highway 1 South of Kaikoura will be CLOSED to all traffic for eight days from 8pm on Sunday 26 March to 7am on Tuesday 4 April to enable emergency slip face stabilisation work to be carried out.
YOU CAN STILL COME AND STAY WITH US! Kaikoura will continue to be accessible by Inland Route 70. Allow yourself 3.5hrs to drive from Christchurch to Kaikoura.
State Highway 1 North of Kaikoura is still closed. Allow yourself 7.5hrs DRIVE to or from Picton (ferry).
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TOURS/ACTIVITIES: Tours and activities are back up and running. Call our office to find out more about the activities available 03 319 5959
LONG TERM ACCOMMODATION: We welcome guests/companies who are looking to stay long term while working on the infrastructure in Kaikoura. Please contact Claire 03 319 5959 for more information.
Dusky Lodge & Backpackers is Kaikoura’s largest hostel welcoming budget travelers, adventurers and groups. We offer a clean homely environment with bunk rooms, doubles, twins, triples, en-suite and family rooms with heaters in all rooms. Bed linen and pillows are provided. We have 3 large kitchen’s fully equipped as well as BBQ’s on the decks free to use. Our heated pool and outdoor spa gives Dusky Lodge its unique resort feel.
FREE unlimited wifi is available throughout the hostel for all our guests to use. FREE computers are available and large screen televisions for rainy days. Log burners are situated throughout the building for those cold winter evenings and a FREE breakfast is available during the winter months.
Dusky Lodge & Backpackers is a great place to relax, unwind and take in the great views and spectacular sunsets from our extensive decks. Our friendly team can help book tours or give you advice on what to do while you are with us. We hope to see you soon. BOOK YOUR STAY NOW WITH NO BOOKING FEES
Dusky Lodge is affiliated with The Backpacker Group – Discounted rates available at other hostels throughout the South Island www.thebackpackergroup.co.nz