Welcome to Base Wanaka! Only minutes walk from what can only be rated as one of the most beautiful lake and mountain views in the world.

With two floors of accommodation, BASE Wanaka is setting a new standard in budget accommodation. Enjoy your dinner on our second floor guest kitchen balcony while watching the sunset - which is second to none!

BASE Wanaka has an excellent, central location; just minutes walk to shops, cafés and local stores. Superior facilities, fun communal areas and friendly local staff make this the perfect place to stay. Mint Bar and Café is open from 5pm offering excellent service and value priced high quality meals.

Activities and facilities

  • Bar / Lounge
  • Café
  • Lift/Elevator
  • Luggage storage
  • Non-smoking property
  • Restaurant/s
  • Room service - limited service
  • Self service laundry facilities
  • Street parking
  • Tour desk
  • Vending machines
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business facilities

  • Fully made up beds with hotel quality linen rooms
  • Under bed lockers in multi-share rooms
  • Private rooms with LCD TV’s and en-suite bathrooms
  • Sanctuary - Female only rooms
  • Central heating & Double glazing on all windows
  • Laundry, drying room during ski season
  • Fully equipped kitchen with balcony
  • State of the art TV room with free DVD hire
  • Global Gossip internet café with wireless capabilities
  • Base Travel desk for expert advice and exclusive deals
  • Reception hours from 7am to 10pm. After hour check in at the Mint bar
  • Mint Bar and café located On-site

Location

73 Brownston Street, Wanaka 9192 SOUTH ISLAND New Zealand

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Base Backpackers Wanaka

Rooms and rates

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Book Mixed Dorm NZ$28 31 Sold31 31 Sold35 SoldSoldSoldSoldSoldSoldSold31
Book 8 bed mix dorm NZ$26 29 29 Sold29 Sold33 SoldSoldSoldSoldSoldSoldSold29
from NZ$90 per night

Double Ensuite,

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Relax in privacy surpassing all expectations of hostel accommodation, our hostel offers Modern double rooms either in Twin or Super king beds, your own private en-suite bathroom with toilet and shower , flat screen TV.

  • Broadband
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Shower
  • Tea/Coffee Making
  • TV
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 double

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Twin Ensuite

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Twin Room with ensuite facilities. TV/sky in room, central heating. Hair dryer and straightners on request available at reception.

  • Dryer
  • Full kitchen
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room heater
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 2 singles

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from NZ$33 per night

Female Sanctuary Ensuite

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Female only dorm with ensuite. Accommodate up to 4 persons. On arrival you will recieve a gift pack including a towel, shampoo, moisturiser & drink voucher. Hairdryers & straighteners available on request. Shared dorm. **Booking is for per bed**

  • In-room heater
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Shower
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 single bunk

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from NZ$27 per night

10 bed dorm

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Multi-share dorm room with 10 beds. Includes hotel quality linen and central heating in every room. Hair dryer & straightener available on request. Shared bathroom facilities. **Booking is for per bed**

  • Broadband
  • Dryer
  • DVD player
  • Free in-house movies
  • Full kitchen
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 single

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Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from NZ$31 per night

Mixed Dorm

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Mixed Dorm with six beds. Includes linen and central heating in each room. Hair dryer & straightener available on request from reception. Shared dorm and bathroom facilities. **Booking is for per bed**

  • Broadband
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 single

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from NZ$29 per night

8 bed mix dorm

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Multi-share dorm room with 8 beds. Includes hotel quality linen and central heating in every room. Hair dryer & straightener available on request. Shared bathroom facilities. **Booking is for 1 person per bed**

  • Broadband
  • Dryer
  • DVD player
  • Free in-house movies
  • Full kitchen
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Non-smoking only
  • Opening windows
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wireless / WiFi
  • 1 single

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Book 8 bed mix dorm NZ$26 29 29 Sold29 Sold33 SoldSoldSoldSoldSoldSoldSold29
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Rates are for 1 person The room caters for a maximum of 1 adult.
Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.

Additional information

Check In 1400hrs
Check In Instructions Reception hours are from 7am-10pm. If you are arriving after 8pm, prior arrangements required. Our contact number will be on your booking confirmation. A $20 cash key bond is required on check in. This is returned on check out with key.
Check Out 1000hrs
Getting There To and from the airport:
Shuttles and taxis are located outside the airport terminal and will drop you off at our front door. The cheapest way to get to BASE is by shuttle as taxis cost more. When you are ready to leave, just ask our friendly reception crew to book your return shuttle to the airport.

Driving to Base Wanaka: Finding BASE is very easy as we are located in the centre of Wanaka on Brownston Street right behind the New World car park.

Backpacker buses:
Backpacker buses will drop you at our door - just tell the driver you are staying at Base Wanaka.
Parking Free car parking is available 100 metres from Base Wanaka.
Things To Do Our crew reckommend Sky diving with Lake Wanaka Skydive, Jetboating down the Matukituki with Wanaka River Journeys, or fly like the pros do with Silver Demond over the southern alpes
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