Barnyard Backpackers Te Anau offers accommodations on spacious grounds with spectacular mountain views. Free WiFi and private on site parking is available. The property is a 10-minute drive from the lakes and towns of Te Anau and Manapouri and 1.9 mi from Fiordland National Park. There are private and shared chalet rooms. Each room has a private bathroom, TV, heating and kettle. Barnyard Backpackers Te Anau provides a large communal kitchen and BBQ facilities and pool table. Attractions in the area include the Milford and Doubtful sounds, restaurants, cafes and cinemas. Guest can engage in various activities such as hiking, cycling and kayaking.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Barnyard Backpackers Te Anau has been welcoming guests since Mar 27, 2017

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
3 twin beds
2 twin beds
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
3 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Te Anau
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Vaishnavi
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Cutest dog ever that comes to the main lobby, beautiful views from the room, and just a phenomenal place to be.
  • Katrin
    Excellent location just outside the village on a hill. The cottages are all with a great view. Kitchen in the main house well equipped. Overall very cozy place to stay.
  • Lorna
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Literally everything. Friendly atmosphere, great common areas to hang out in and to meet people and learn about potential hikes, world's nicest dog, great views, comfortable rooms.
  • William
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Views were great, staff was excelent, room was as expected
  • Phipps
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    most incredible views, comfortable room and nice common space
  • Jessica
    Great location, spacious room (#3, family room for four with private bathroom), awesome mattress (we slept in a full bed and very well and deeply)
  • L
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Gorgeous views, free parking, big comfortable room and bathroom with enough airflow to offset no fan or AC. Lovely lodge/"barn" which is a comfortable area including enough dining space to accommodate guests, kitchen, and lovely views of the...
  • Jim
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Love the rustic, out of the way farm experience. The bed was comfortable and the communal kitchen excellent.
  • Carl
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The views of the night sky, sunrise and sunset are amazing!
  • J
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Wonderful views from the units. Quiet, peaceful. Access to the cycle trail was nearby. Big, clean, well equipped kitchen. Would definitely stay again. Good value.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi! I just wanted to check and see if you had any late check-in options?

    Hi, Late check-in is by arrangement during reception hours on the day of arrival at the latest The Barnyard Team
    Answered on 12 April 2021
  • Does the family room have a tv? I see one in the pictures.thanks!

    Hi Yes, all rooms have a TV The Barnyard Team
    Answered on 18 November 2020
  • Does it have a private bathroom? Or is the bathroom shared?

    All of our rooms and room types have a private ensuite bathroom
    Answered on 10 January 2020
  • Hi! just wondering if we book the family room do we get the entire unit or will we be sharing with others? We would prefer a private unit.

    All our rooms are private, unless bookable per individual bed, such as our dorm rooms. The rooms have a private bathroom, kitchen facility is in the b..
    Answered on 5 July 2023
  • Hi, are linens included? Thanks!

    Hi Yes all our rooms include bedlinen
    Answered on 23 January 2023
  • Hi, What's the best way to get here without a car?

    Hi Tracknet shuttle or Te Anau Taxi transfer. I can't give any contact details as per booking com policy No public transport available and we don't of..
    Answered on 12 May 2022
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Area info *

Amenities of Barnyard Backpackers Te Anau
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • River view
  • Mountain view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Badminton equipment
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Pool table
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Media & Technology
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Private check-in/out
    • Baggage storage
      Additional charge
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Soundproof
    • Private entrance
    • Interconnecting room(s) available
    • Carpeted
    • Soundproof rooms
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Barnyard Backpackers Te Anau takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM


    Until 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Cash Barnyard Backpackers Te Anau accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Please inform Barnyard Backpackers Te Anau of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    FAQs about Barnyard Backpackers Te Anau

    • Barnyard Backpackers Te Anau offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Pool table
      • Fishing
      • Canoeing
      • Bicycle rental
      • Badminton equipment

    • The prices at Barnyard Backpackers Te Anau may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Barnyard Backpackers Te Anau is 5 miles from the center of Te Anau. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Barnyard Backpackers Te Anau is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.