Backpacker Hostels in Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

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Get to know Lake Tekapo (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Now, that is a bummer. At the moment we do not have any super cool information on things to do in Lake Tekapo. We guess this means we better book a flight to Lake Tekapo soon. We are working on it!

FAQ about Lake Tekapo Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Lake Tekapo. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Lake Tekapo. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Lake Tekapo costs on average $23 for a dorm. A hostel in Lake Tekapo with private rooms costs on average $82. shows all 3 Hostels in Lake Tekapo. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 3 hostels in Lake Tekapo, New Zealand.

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Lake Tekapo.

Your Packing List for Lake Tekapo

Your Packing List for Lake Tekapo

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Lake Tekapo and New Zealand.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Lake Tekapo Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Lake Tekapo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
$23 Average dorm price
$82 Average private room price
$24 Cheapest hostel in Lake Tekapo
Lakefront Lodge Backpackers is the cheapest
8.7 Average rating of all hostels

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Timaru (73 Km / 46 mi.)
Fox Glacier (73 Km / 45 mi.)

Travel Tips for Lake Tekapo - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Lake Tekapo. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Lake Tekapo. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

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