Hanmer Springs, Christchurch - Canterbury

YHA Kakapo Lodge Backpackers


This two-story purpose-built backpacker hostel features modern rooms, an open lounge with warm fireplace, and a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Enjoy our spacious, well-appointed backpacker accommodation, movie hire, 1GB free WiFi daily, large kitchen, outdoor courtyard with views of the Southern Alps, and friendly hostel dog.


  • Cooking Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Parking

Map & Directions

14 Amuri Ave, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand


We’re located on Amuri Ave just before the main township – look for the ‘Kakapo Lodge’ sign. Free on-site parking is available. It is highly advised that you carry snow chains with you at all times during winter.

Cancellation Policy

I agree to pay a cancellation fee of 1 night room charge to YHA Kakapo Lodge Backpackers if I cancel with less than 2 days (i.e. 48 hours) notification prior to check-in.

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