Wilderness Accommodations is located in Haast and features free bikes and garden. Boasting a shared kitchen, this property also provides guests with a children's playground. Guests can enjoy mountain views. Shared bathroom and kitchen facilities are provided. Books and boardgames are available for guests to enjoy. WiFi is available for an additional charge of $5 per 10GB, per day. Guests at Wilderness Accommodations will be able to enjoy activities in and around Haast, like diving, cycling and fishing.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.0 for a two-person trip.

Wilderness Backpackers has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 2, 2017

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

Free Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
4 bunk beds
1 full bed
2 bunk beds
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Guest reviews


Value for money
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  • Mckenna
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The beds and rooms were really comfortable. The indoor garden space was so cozy and a lovely spot to sit and enjoy your time. A nice choice considering the location for a night or two.
  • Kayla
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Everything. It was so peaceful and quiet. There’s a beautiful room where it’s so easy to loose track of time relaxing in there surrounded by plants. Best backpackers I’ve ever stayed at.
  • Hui
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    really good kitchen and cool lounge area kitchen basically has everything you need
  • Bevan
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Everything worked as it should, room and bed were comfortable, staff were very friendly and very helpful. Can't ask for much more than that.
  • Joanna
    Very nice indoor garden with eating area, plants and couches. Bathrooms and restroom are spacious and clean. Bedrooms are clean and beds are comfortable.
  • Ina
    Very nice hosts! Comfy place with good equipped kitchen. Very clean
  • Katie
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    This was a really nice hostel with an awesome communal area. The owners were really nice. They had bikes that were free to use which were awesome! There’s an awesome short trail that leads directly to the beach (20mins each way on bike) and it’s a...
  • Toshinori
    Great host, she is very sociable with each guests and takes good care of them, keeps kitchen always neat and clean, loves gardening and often watering plants in garden lounge, guests enjoy to sit and relax here. Best location in Haast township,...
  • Aboo69
    The room was tidy and clean ! I haven't asked her name but the staff was friendly and kind ! I had a good conversation with Oli (? Not sure about his name) I felt welcome and hopefully I'll come back for the next time ! I recommend 10000% !!
  • Denise
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    The staff especially made the stay great, they were lovely to chat to!

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    Yes you can if you prefer like that
    Answered on 6 September 2019
  • Is it quiet at night?

    Yes it is quiet at night
    Answered on 27 August 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Sheets are all provided towels are extra cost
    Answered on 10 February 2023

Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Hard Antler Bar and restaurant
    • Cuisine
      American • Australian • Asian
    • Open for
      Brunch • Dinner • High tea • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Dairy-free

Amenities of Wilderness Backpackers

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in all areas
  • Family rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Beach
  • Badminton equipment
  • Diving
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Dining area
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Snack bar
WiFi is available in all areas and costs NZD 5 per 24 hours.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Convenience store on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Wilderness Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM


From 5:00 AM to 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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

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

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Eftpos Cash Wilderness Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 2% charge when you pay with a credit card.

Please inform Wilderness Backpackers 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.

Legal info

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Wilderness Backpackers

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

  • Wilderness Backpackers is 500 feet from the center of Haast. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Wilderness Backpackers has 1 restaurant:

    • Hard Antler Bar and restaurant

  • Wilderness Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Game room
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Beach
    • Badminton equipment
    • Walking tours
    • Bicycle rental
    • Bike tours

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