Welcome to Dusky Lodge, Kaikoura, New Zealand.

Dusky Lodge & Backpackers is situated on Beach road, Kaikoura. We are the largest hostel in Kaikoura catering for budget travelers 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. There are 3 large kitchen’s fully equipped as well as BBQ’s on the decks free to use.

FREE unlimited wifi is available throughout the hostel for all our guests to use and free calls throughout NZ. We have a large heated salt water pool and spa to enjoy while staying with us. Guest 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 as well.

The hostel is only 5 minute walk to the town center, and across the road from Whale Watchers. The best bakery in town is situated right beside us and grocery stores only minutes away.

The intercity bus can drop you off outside the hostel, ask the driver when you start your journey. We have plenty of parking space and it’s free to use. Luggage storage short term is available, if needed ask at reception.

Dusky Lodge & Backpackers is a great place to relax, unwind and take in the great views and spectacular sunsets from our extensive decks or spa. 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.

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