Welcome to Dusky Lodge, Kaikoura, New Zealand.


Earthquake update:  The hostel is now OPEN.  State Highway 1 is closed North but limited access is available from the inland route South of Kaikoura.  Go to our ABOUT page for information on the roads and drive time.
All queries please contact: info@duskylodgebackpackers.co.nz or call 03 319 5959
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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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