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Golden Fern Backpackers Hostel

26 Ngawaka Place, Turangi, New Zealand


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Board Games
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi

Important Information

We are open year round – Turangi is as wonderful in the winter as it is in the summer.

Please be aware we have a friendly Golden Fern cat

Our manager is available for office hours between 8am to 7pm. If you have an emergency please contact the manager directly by pressing the buzzer on the front door or by calling us.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00


  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Turangi?

Contact us directly

Map and Directions


Turangi is situated at the Southern end of Lake Taupo.
Heading south from Taupo township on SH! travel 50 kilometers until you get to Turangi. Turn left into the township and drive straight up to the round about then turn right onto Te Rangitautahanga Road . Drive straight ahead for 150 meters then turn right onto Ngawaka place. Drive for 50 meters and Extreme Backpackers is on your right next to Vertical Assault Climbing Wall and across the road for Rafting New Zealand, New Zealands most awarded rafting company.

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