BBH Backpacker Hostels

New Member Listings

These hostels have joined the BBH group since October 2005. They are listed here in an approximately similar geographical order to the brochure. (Prices valid from May 2006).

Auckland Christchurch
Karangahake Golden Owl Oamaru/Kakanui Old Bones Backpackers
Rotorua Dunedin
BBH Hostel Listings in other parts of NZ
a = No Washing Machine k = Not Suitable For Children
b = No Dryer l = Under New Ownership
c = Own Bedding Required m = Tent Site Available
i = Sample too small for BPP n = Seasonal Closing - check dates
J = Recently listed - no BPP w = Partly wheelchair friendly

North Island starts here....
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KIWIindex! Karangahake
Use the
BBH Club Card - speed dial 5748 to book a bed. No card? ph(07)862-7994

Judy and John welcome you to the beautiful Karangahake Gorge between Paeroa and Waihi. Across the road, the Ohinemuri River is the beginning of many walks/tramps through historic gold mining sites and incredible scenic bush. Also cafe, winery, trout fishing, kayaking, abseiling, train rides. Our friendly relaxed homestyle backpackers offer free tea, coffee, milo, off-street parking, internet, electric blankets in winter, eftpos, credit cards. Golden Owl, 3 Moresby St., Karangahake.
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    • In Double Rooms:-    2 @ $23 per person
    • In Share Rooms:-    4 @ $23 per person (fewer than 5 beds per room)

BPP Quality Rating =J
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South Island starts here....

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KIWIindex! Kakanui
Link to Old bones Backpackers Home Page
Use the BBH Club Card - speed dial 5749 to book a bed. No card? ph(03)434-8115

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, surrounded by farmland, yet only 4 km from Oamaru. Built in 2005 and designed to offer a friendly and socialable environment, with an emphasis on comfort and peace. Feature wood finishing complements quality furnishings, including luxury beds. Located on the ancient Maori settlement of Awamoa Creek, the site of New Zealand's first ever archeological dig - giving the hostel its name. Old Bones Backpackers, 468 Beach Road, Kakanui. RD15-0, Oamaru 8921.
    • In Single Rooms:-     1 @ $38 per person
    • In Twin Rooms:-       16 @ $25 per person

BPP Quality Rating =J
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