1. Southern Comfort Backpackers
Small yet homely, the Southern Comfort Backpackers along with its friendly hosts will make you feel right at home. This restored Victorian villa has a cute garden to hang out in, as well as being close to the city centre, Queens Park and the Southland Museum. Don’t miss these 5 Invercargill Must-Dos.
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2. Stewart Island Backpackers (Stewart Island)
Wait a minute, this isn’t in Invercargill! Nevertheless, if you have travelled this far south, you might as well take a trip to Stewart Island. Stewart Island Backpackers is a spacious hostel open all year round on New Zealand’s third populated island. Don’t miss these 5 Stewart Island Must-Dos.
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3. Tuatara backpackers
In the heart of Invercargill, this is the perfect base for exploring the city. The super large hostel has plenty of room. The cafe on the bottom floor is a cool place to hang out.
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4. The Grand Hotel
Steeped in history, treat yourself to a flashpacker experience in Invercargill. The Grand Hotel caters to those on a backpacker budget with four-bed share dorms and twin rooms. The Grand Hotel is also an option for people working in Invercargill and staying a little longer with some rooms at a weekly rate.
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5. Invercargill Top 10 Holiday Park
Your final option for backpacker accommodation in Invercargill is the Invercargill Top 10 Holiday Park. It’s a no-brainer if you are travelling with a campervan or have a tent to make use of their camping sites and all the essential communal facilities that you would expect in a hostel. Other budget accommodation options at the holiday park include cabins, which is cheap for couples or groups.
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More information about Invercargill and Stewart Island
Now that you have found an affordable place to rest your head, check out what awesome things there are to do in Invercargill and Stewart Island.