Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Your Hosts Aaron and Carol Joy along with daughters Pauline and Michaela WELCOME you to this unique and beautiful part of the world.
From the 1 October 2016 the opportunity to run the backpackers became available, a decision we quickly accepted.
Whether you are here to walk, fish, hunt, see the wildlife or just relax, we're open 365 days a year, any help you need; just ask!

We offer:
Crisp, fresh sheets on every bed along with a pillow, duvet and blanket
No bunk beds and a maximum of 4 people per dorm room
Well-stocked kitchen
Great sunny, flat tent sites (although we can't always guarantee the sun!) View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.6

  • Security 8.8

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    10 Mar 2020
    This is such a busy backpackers! The staff are amazingly calm, helpful and take everything in their stride even under great pressure . Kitchen is well equiped, lounge area comfy with lots of interesting books, pool table etc., the rooms have good heating. Thank you so much for being wonderful hosts.
    New Zealand, Female, 41+
  • 9.7


    12 Sep 2019
    I spent a week at Stewart Island backpackers and the staff and facilities were amazing. The location is also awesome for all walks and both bays for boat trips. I really cant recommend this place enough. Thank you for an epic stay :)
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7


    27 Apr 2019
    We had an absolutely lovely time at this hostel, such wonderful facilities and so well positioned. The staff were so helpful and friendly. Would highly recommend. Thank you for a wonderful stay!
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1


    11 Jan 2020
    Very nice, would recommend for travelers
    New Zealand, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    17 Mar 2020
    A great place to stay, the only down side of our stay here was the room smelt of smelly feet
    New Zealand, Male, 41+
  • 8.9


    24 Apr 2019
    Had a great time here ! Perfect for trampers and excellent service
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    13 Mar 2020
    We had a great stay, helpful friendly staff and a great location.
    New Zealand, Female, 41+
  • 8.6


    09 Mar 2020
    Staff was friendly and kind. Facilities were well-maintained. Option to pitch a tent in the garden to save money. Chill energy to the place but that always depends on the crowd you find yourself with. I would stay again.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    25 Feb 2020
    Had a great time here. The kitchen is a bit small for the number of people. There are plenty of bathroom's and all is clean. Staff is great.
    Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    28 Jan 2020
    The common areas were great and had plenty of dishes, utensils, hot water, dish towels, etc. Staff was always helpful and reasonable. Sheets and beds were great. Four pillows was awesome! Rooms could have more hooks since there is so little room with the bed. Great location . Lovely time with those we met there.
    USA, Female, 41+
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  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Parking
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table