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Rongo Backpackers & Gallery

Hostel | 130 Waverley Street, P.O. Box 54, Karamea, New Zealand 7864


  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 6.53
  • Luggage Room USD 1.31
  • Towel USD 0.65

What's Included

  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Karamea?

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Rongo Backpackers & Gallery is funky friendly and fun...all welcome and every 4th night is free. Read more

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About Rongo Backpackers & Gallery

There is something fun happening every day at Rongo Backpackers & Gallery and the location is amazing...the Heaphy Track, Oparara Basin, Mt Stormy, Karamea Gorge, Wangapeka Track and many other scenic spots are closeby.

Rongo has a radio station where you can be the DJ, a fire bath, an incredible gallery of local and international art, spacious rooms, comfortable beds, a permaculture farm, famous pot-luck dinners, friendly staff who are knowledgeable about the local region, transport service, a naughty dog called 'Moo' and every 4th night is FREE!!

Rongo is a Carbon Neutral business

Accommodation Information

Every 4th Night is FREE!!

Stay 4 nights and get a 25% discount on accommodation

There is a lot of great stuff to see and do in Karamea and there is always something fun going on at Rongo, so come and stay four nights with us and we'll make sure you have a great time.

Location Information

Rongo is near the Karamea River, Estuary, Beach and local pub, and a short walk to the town centre, shops, cafes and bars.

Karamea is the gateway to the Kahurangi National Park. The New Zealand Great Walk the Heaphy Track finishes in Karamea, visit the largest limestone arches in New Zealand, the Oparara Arches, explore the Honeycomb Caves, climb Mt. Stormy, walk the Wangapeka Track, the Fenian Track as well as many superb day walks and activities. The fishing is great all-year round, good surf, kayaking, rafting...lots to see and loads to do.

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