We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Flying Kiwi Backpackers Hostel

{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
About
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Flying Kiwi Backpackers offers clean and comfortable budget accommodation in the form of dormitory rooms, double rooms and family rooms. We’re the perfect base for meeting fellow nomads and exploring Wanaka and its surrounds. Rooms and prices are as follows and may be subject to change, please check pricing for your stay on our bookings page or by contacting us.
Read more
Property amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
HOTEL STYLE
Budget
Reviews (82)
Filter reviews
76 results
Traveller rating
36
21
12
3
4
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
36
21
12
3
4
Show reviews that mention
All reviews bed dorm big lockers the kitchen outside area free wifi common room storage space mount iron place to stay facilities sockets lounge tv winter lake supermarket couch
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 76 reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2018

My stay was from sat 3/3/18-sun 4/3/18. Check in was quick and efficient. There is a $10 dollar key deposit charge which you get back upon check out. The lady on reception was very polite and helped with my suitcase and showed me around the...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank 1sam
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Good experience on the overall. The common rooms are indeed a bit small for the number of people staying. But since it is summer and the weather was great, outdoor space could be used during our stay. Cleanliness is OK, and the staff is nice....More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank 335paulinen
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Really fun, sociable hostel. Nice and relaxed with a nice outside space for socialising. The showers are good. A 5 / 10 min walk from the lake, 5 mins from liquor stores / supermarkets etc. Good location. The hostel is a bit small / cramped...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Chris R
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I was coming through Wanaka on my bike, I had to stop somewhere. Found this backpacker, the only one with availability. Staff really welcoming, overall, really clean place, good selection of movies to chill, good people to meet. I met the owner, he let me...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank Clement S
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the private dorm to avoid sleepless nights. Unfortunately 4 of the 5 nights we were woken up at 2 - 3am by other guests who were either talking/yelling loudly in common areas or in their rooms. As other reviewers have mentioned, the...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Meg_3630
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
HonokaN1
30 December 2016|
Answer
Response from flyingkiwibackpacker | Property representative |
you need to go to our web site and email use from there trip advisor wont let me send u our email then please email us google flying kiwi backpackers and look for our diret website please email and we can sort this out for... More
0
Votes
HonokaN1
29 December 2016|
Answer
Response from flyingkiwibackpacker | Property representative |
Hey we only have 1 room with bed with curtain you need to book this room by phone and ask if availability or if we can make available 006434436723 or email from our website ask for room 7 the 4 bed dorms all have to have... More
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Try to stay in one of the rooms not facing the street"
769hermanc
18 Feb 2016
Read review
"Bring extra pillows and blankets."
kdloop
2 Apr 2015
Read review
"Bring mouse traps?"
KeyworkSioni
23 Jul 2014
Read review
"$30 dorm fills up last so sometimes has only 1 or 2 sharing."
108davel
19 Feb 2014
Read review
Show More 
PRICE RANGE
US$38 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionWanaka
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing