Birdsong Backpackers

124 Kumara Junction Highway 6Hokitika7120New Zealand
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About Birdsong Backpackers

YHA Hokitika Birdsong is a friendly family-run backpacker hostel that earns its stellar reputation for its welcoming ambiance, modernized facilities and excellent standard of cleanliness. The impressive communal facilities are well-organized and neatly presented. You are guaranteed relaxation at this family-friendly two-storey house with stunning sea views and unique native bird-themed artwork throughout. YHA Hokitika is warm, comfortable, quiet yet charming.

An extra touch that make this hostel feel like home is the two outdoor baths beneath the stars. Access to the beach is a short 2 minute walk from the hostel and the free Glow Worm Dell. The town centre is a 2 minute drive by car. Enjoy stunning sunsets, ocean views and a native garden at YHA Hokitika. Native birds such as tui, bellbird, weka and fantail are frequent visitors to the garden.

Hokitika is the Jade Capital of New Zealand and brims with arts, crafts and natural West Coast beauty. YHA Hokitika’s hosts are happy to share their local knowledge and suggestions on local activities including walking/hiking tracks, New Zealand’s only Treetop Walkway, the breath-taking Hokitika Gorge, and views of Mount Cook.


124 Kumara Junction Highway 6, Hokitika, 7120, New Zealand
Telephone: +64(3)7557179 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

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Hotel facilities

  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Central heating
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 232 reviews across the web
8.5 /10
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    9.1 /10
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    8.3 /10
8.5 out of 10 based on 232 reviews