Welcome to Dusky Lodge, Kaikoura, New Zealand.


Earthquake update:  

Dusky Lodge & Backpackers is open and business as normal.  Our outdoor pool and spa is in operation as well as the Poolside cafe.  State Highway 1 is OPEN South of Kaikoura. State Highway 1 North of Kaikoura is still closed.  If you want more information about the roads, driving times go to our ABOUT page.  You can follow us on FACEBOOK for regular updates.

REFUNDS:  All December deposits will be refunded by 30th December. Please be patient we understand that it can be frustrating but we are doing our best.

TOURS/ACTIVITIES:  Most 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.  We can offer food and accommodation package deals.  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 NOW

Dusky Lodge is affiliated with The Backpacker Group – Discounted rates available at other hostels throughout the South Island www.thebackpackergroup.co.nz

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