Backpacker Hostels in Picton, New Zealand

7 Hostels for Backpackers available. Prices start from $8 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Picton

Adventure Hostels Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…- Tombstone Backpackers is perfect for a stop before or after the ferry crossing to Wellington. The Location Tombstone Backpackers claims to be the closest hostel to the ferry terminal. … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…It is situated in the heart of town, on High Street, opposite the supermarket and a stroll to cafes etc. It is ideally positioned to take advantage of the myriad of local offerings, whether it be … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The rooms are individual and not impersonal bunks. Go there. - The Villa is one of the finest backpackers in NZ, and being close to the ferry terminal in Picton, it makes an excellent stop-over … More
Adventure Hostels Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Lovely hostel. We only stayed there for a night, but wished we could have stayed longer. They had excellent facilities, a cozy TV room, and friendly staff. What more could you want? Oh yeah--you … More

Atlantis Backpackers

Free Breakfast
Adventure Hostels Beach Lovers Retreat Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The kitchen is well equipped and the facilities excellent. A unique and wonderful hostel. Great place to stay - I have stayed here four times now, and have just booked again because I am happy … More
Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…The area outside the hostel has a garden for camping, as well as a main patio with hammocks and picnic benches, all full of vines. Guests are encouraged to take their shoes off when entering the … More

Campsites in Picton

"…Great central location less than a 2 min drive from the ferry terminal and 10 min walk from the town centre. Our cosy private rooms are heated and feature comfortable indoor seating, outside … More

Backpacker Hostels in Picton, New Zealand

7 Hostels for Backpackers available. Prices start from $17 for a dorm bed.

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

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Guess what? Picton is also named and spelled Marlborough Sounds - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.
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Picton (Marlborough Sounds), New Zealand, is a coastal town in the Marlborough Region of New Zealand. This region is located in the northeast of the south island. Around four thousand people permanently live in this picturesque harbour town, which is used as a gateway to explore the Marlborough Sounds. Many boats and ferries offering trips through this network of sea-drowned valleys start from Picton. In addition to that, you can try out many other outdoor activities. If you want to get there, there are numerous shuttle services from bigger towns nearby, such as Blenheim. You can also book buses from Christchurch, the biggest city on the South Island, which is more than three hundred forty kilometers south of Picton. Alternatively, rent a car or use a ferry if you come from the North Island -- Wellington is only sixty kilometers away.

Thanks to its geographical location and the various opportunities to explore the Marlborough Sounds, you can find numerous hotels, holiday apartments, and hostels in Picton (Marlborough Sounds), New Zealand. Picton is very backpacker friendly, you have plenty of Picton (Marlborough Sounds), New Zealand hostels to choose from. Since the centre of the town is very compact and most Picton (Marlborough Sounds), New Zealand hostels are located nearby the harbour, it is very easy to get around. Therefore, there is no need for any bus services.

Picton boasts a nice little centre with shops, cafes, and a local museum. It is perfect for a stroll or for some relaxing hours by the ocean. The Picton Community Museum puts on display more than two thousand items of not only the local Maori culture, but also of whaling, textiles, and maritime. It is open seven days a week. You can also go hiking, play some mini-golf and golf. In Picton, there are a lot of young backpackers who want to explore the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, one of the biggest tourist attractions on the South Island. The Marlborough Sounds has steep, wooded hills; smaller islands; peninsulas; and sounds.

Written by local enthusiast for Picton hostels

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Picton 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 Picton, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 7
Average dorm price $18
Average private room price $52
Cheapest hostel in Picton Atlantis Backpackers with $17
Average rating of all hostels 7.1

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Other Nearby Cities

Anakiwa (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Kenepuru Sounds (13 Km / 8 mi.)
Havelock (20 Km / 13 mi.)
Blenheim (26 Km / 16 mi.)
Rai Valley (36 Km / 22 mi.)
Marlborough Sounds (38 Km / 24 mi.)
Nelson (61 Km / 38 mi.)

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