Our hours have changed due to the coronavirus

Our Opening times are now 9am - 5pm. If you are arriving after 5pm an email will be sent to you with instructions to your room. Any issues, you can call the after hours phone number that will be on the main doors.

We still welcome everyone to stay but if you are not feeling good please contact us on +64 3 319 5959 before you arrive and we can help isolate you and get a doctor to check you out. Please do not enter the hostel or go to the hospital or doctors clinic if you are feeling sick. We are happy to assist you but need to take the right precautions. Please view our Covid protocols for more information.

About Dusky Lodge

About Dusky Lodge

Dusky Lodge is a great place to relax, unwind and take in the great views and spectacular sunsets from our extensive decks.  We have the perfect set up for a family or group that are looking for budget accommodation.  Spend time down by the outdoor heated pool and enjoy a choice of meals from Sicarios cafe open 10am – 9pm or hop into the spa for some relaxation. 

Rooms & Rates

Rooms & Rates

We offer a range of large or small family rooms – shared bathroom or Ensuites.  Private single, twin, double rooms along with dormitories for groups. Guests booking directly through our website will pay the lowest possible rate advertised.  You can also sign up to www.exploreourbackyard.co.nz  and receive up to 20% off our rooms.

Tours & Activities

Tours & Activities

Save yourself time and make your trip easy by letting the staff at Dusky Lodge Backpackers book any activity or tour for you.  Heaps of things to do in Kaikoura, our team have plenty of knowledge on what the best tours/trips are for you and your family.  Sign up to www.exploreourbackyard.co.nz  and receive up to 30% off tours in Kaikōura and nationwide. 

Team & Group Bookings

Team & Group Bookings

Enquire about booking one of our floors or the entire hostel to stay with your sports team, school group, family, cultural group, tour group or organisation.  We have plenty of options and can offer catering from Sicarios our onsite cafe.