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Birdsong Backpackers Hostel

124 Kumara Junction Highway, Hokitika, New Zealand

88% Overall Rating 17 out of 19 customers would recommend this property based on 19 reviews

Atmosphere 92%

Cleanliness 92%

Facilities 83%

Location 76%

Safety 88%

Staff 99%

Value 88%

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • WiFi

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Included

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Map and Directions


We are on the main highway (number 6).Two kilometers North of HokitikaTwo hours north of Fox glacierThirty minutes south of GreymouthFrom ChristchurchDriving directly from Christchurch it will take around 3.5 hours to reach Hokitika. If you’ve time on your side, take the opportunity to explore Arthur’s Pass along the way. Once you arrive on the West Coast at Kumara Junction, head south on State Highway 6 for just 18km. You will see Birdsong accommodation on the left hand side, 2km before Hokitika township.Trans Scenic TrainThis is rated as one of the top 5 train journeys in the world. If you chose to travel by Trans Scenic from Christchurch to Greymouth, Atomic Shuttles provide a convenient service to get to Hokitika. (Pre-booking is recommended) Ask the driver to be dropped off at Birdsong in advance, before reaching Hokitika town centre. This way you will be dropped right outside!

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