Located in Queenstown, 2,300 feet from Skyline Gondola and Luge, The Black Sheep Backpackers features a hot tub and ski storage space.

The Black Sheep Backpackers features free WiFi throughout the property. Each room includes a shared bathroom. A flat-screen TV with DVD player is featured in private rooms, along with tea and coffee making facilities. The dormitory rooms feature pod beds with a private charging outlet, reading light and curtain for privacy.

There is a shared kitchen at the property.

You can engage in various activities, such as skiing and cycling. The hostel also offers free use of bicycles. Shotover River is 1 mi from The Black Sheep Backpackers, while AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping - Kawarau Bridge is 3.7 mi away. Queenstown Airport is 3.7 mi from the property.

This is our guests' favorite part of Queenstown, according to independent reviews.

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

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Triple Room
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  • 1 king bed
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Max adults: 8. Max children: 4
Family Room
  • 8 bunk beds
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  • 1 king bed and
  • 6 bunk beds
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Family Room
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Max adults: 7. Max children: 2
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  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes, we have free luggage storage use and ski storage all year round.


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    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    We provide locks for the lockers for free.


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    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • We are interested to book with you on dates 10 Feb to 14 Feb 2020. However, there are no dates for private room for 2 adults. Can you get back to me if this is available? Thanks Teresa

    Hello Teresa, thank you for your inquiry. We have a double room facility available for your selected dates. The total cost of the reservation would be $796 for the 4 night duration. If you would like to book contact our team directly.


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    Answered on January 20, 2020
  • Is it the of street parking free?

    Hi, Yes the street parking is free. Thanks, Rachel


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    Asked about: Double Room • Answered on October 22, 2019
  • Is there a carpark?

    Yes we do have some car parks at the back of Black Sheep available on a first-in basis! There is also ample free parking on the street.


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    Answered on May 31, 2020
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Linens are provided in the rooms. Towels included in the private rooms. If you book a dorm, you can rent towels in the Reception.


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    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • Is there any parking and is it free ?

    There is on-street parking available surrounding the hostel for free.


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    Answered on January 20, 2020
  • Hello. Would you mind tell me what would be included in the breakfast option? Like what will the breakfast have? Thank you

    Hi there, We do not offer breakfast. However, we do have a full kitchen that opens at 6am and you are free to use it, we are also pretty close to town where you can find great breakfast options.


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    Answered on April 27, 2021
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    We have movie nights and popcorn on us every Wednesday and Sunday night. We give free assistance in booking activities in our Travel Desk.


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    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • Hi do u have a free parking area? Thx

    There are a few car parks on-site available on a first-come basis. There is also ample free parking on the street.


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    Answered on May 31, 2020
  • Is it quiet at night?

    We have a quiet noise policy implemented in the hostel from 9pm onward.


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    Answered on December 9, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?

    Lock rental is free, we provide locks for the under bed storage - we make a note on your reservation for it to be returned on check out :)


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    Answered on December 9, 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    Linens are provided. We prohibit the use of sleeping bags inside the rooms.


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    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • How many bed in one room for a mixed dormitory bed?

    Please note that room and bed numbers are not guaranteed and can be changed as required by the property. We have 6,8 and 10 bed mixed dormitory,shared facilities.


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Queenstown Resort College
    0.1 miles
  • Queenstown Chamber Of Commerce
    0.3 miles
  • Fear Factory Queenstown
    0.3 miles
  • Queenstown Lakes District Council
    0.4 miles
  • Real Journeys Office
    0.4 miles
  • Queenstown Lakes District Library
    0.4 miles
  • Skyline Gondola and Luge
    0.5 miles
  • Queenstown Hill
    0.6 miles
  • Ben Lomond Walkway
    2.7 miles
  • Remarkables Park Shopping Centre
    3.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Rata
    0.3 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Pig and Whistle Pub
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Remarkables Park
    3.8 miles
  • Shotover River
    5.4 miles
  • Lake Wakatipu
    5.7 miles
  • The Remarkables
    7.4 miles
  • Walter Peak
    8 miles
  • AJ Hackett Bungy Jumping - Kawarau Bridge
    11.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Queenstown Airport
    3.7 miles
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Amenities of The Black Sheep Backpackers
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Ski
  • Ski storage
Activities
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Bikes available (free)
  • Cycling
  • Library
  • Game room
  • Skiing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese