Dusky Lodge and Backpackers

Dusky Lodge & Backpackers is situated on Beach road, Kaikoura. We are the largest hostel in Kaikoura catering for groups and budget travellers. We offer a clean homely environment with bunk rooms, doubles, twins, ensuite rooms and heating in all rooms. All bed linen and pillows are provided. There are 3 large kitchens fully equipped as well as BBQs on the decks free to use. We have a large heated salt water pool and spa to enjoy while staying with us. Guest computers are available and the Wi-Fi can be used throughout the building. The hostel is only a 5 minute walk to the town centre, and across the road from Whale Watchers. The best bakery in town is situated right beside us and grocery stores only minutes away. See you soon.

Opening Hours

Business hours
    7.00am - 9.00pm Summer 7.00am - 7.0pm Winter
Months of operation
    All Year

Facilities & Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Children Welcome
  • Courtesy Transport
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Luggage Storage
  • Spa Pool
  • Swimming Pool
  • Proximity to airport:
    2.5 Hours drive to Christchurch Airport
    Proximity to town:
    5 minute walk to the town center.
    Number of rooms:
    Maximum capacity:

Pricing & Conditions

At the time of booking we charge the credit card for the first night – this confirms the booking.