Welcome to Dusky Lodge, Kaikoura, New Zealand.

Dusky Lodge & Backpackers is open and welcoming guests as normal. Open 8am-7pm.

Please check for road updates if traveling to or from Kaikoura;

State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura is open every Fri, Sat, Sun and Mon during daylight hours. The road will be closed Tues, Wed and Thurs till October 2017. The inland road to Kaikoura, Route 70, via Waiau and Mt Lyford, remains open 24/7.

State Highway 1 North of Kaikoura is still closed. Allow yourself 7.5hrs DRIVE to or from Picton (ferry).

You can follow us on FACEBOOK for regular updates.

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 are closed until further notice due to earthquake repairs.

For check in’s after 7pm; you will receive an email after your booking has been confirmed with instructions on how to enter the hostel and where you will find your key and your room.

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.

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

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