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  1. 1 Night + BBQ + 1 FREE drink = NZ$35
    Base Bay of Islands

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    1 Night + BBQ + 1 FREE drink = NZ$35 - Base Bay of Islands



  1. "The maintenance man was very nice and came in twice to change the light bulb and he was super nice about it and the rece... read more"

    Roxanne Denny | 15 months ago

  2. "The adjoining pub was the highlight of my experience - the bartenders were phenomenal and I found the evening's bar mana... read more"

    Julia Di Cicco | 23 months ago

  3. "Excellent staff, 10/10 overall experience. All common areas, kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms were clean, no problems wi... read more"

    Phillip Beck | 19 months ago

Base Bay of Islands

the edge of the world

Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Base Bay of Islands

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1800 24 BASE (2273) in AU

0800 BASE NZ (2273 69) in NZ

Address: 18 Kings Road, Paihia - New Zealand

Phone: +64 9 402 7111


From the airport: Kerikeri airport is the closest, just 23km to the north.  There are shuttles waiting for every arriving flight and usually cost from $15 to $25 to transfer to Paihia.  The airport to the south is Whangarei, approximately an hours drive.  You would need to catch a taxi to the main Whangarei bus terminal and take public transport from there.

From the bus terminal: We are only 5 minutes walk from the main bus station at the maritime building, however some of the buses drop off in Kings Road on request.  On arrival at the maritime centre follow the main road to the left then take the 1st road (Kings Road) after the beautiful stone church. We are number 18, about 150m up on the left.

By ferry: Ferry's run between Russell and Paihia, arriving at the maritime building it is 5 minutes walk from there to our property. Turn L onto the main road along the beach and take the 1st right (Kings Rd) after the lovely stone church, we are about 150m up on the left.

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Welcome to Base Bay of Islands backpacker hostel, located in the stunning Bay of Islands just 50 metres from the beach. Splash in the pool or spa/hot tub, relax on the sun deck or choose from one of the many adrenalin pumping activities the bay has to offer.

Centrally located with accommodation from private units to share rooms,  the hostel is 50 metres from the beach and only a short stroll to Paihia's seaside resort restaurants, cafes and ferry terminals for accessing the wonderous Bay of Islands.

The hostel features a spa and swimming pool, set in a sunny courtyard amongst palm trees.  At the end of an active day the Pipi Patch bar is a great place to meet and party with other travellers and locals.

Our friendly staff will give you all the inside local tips on how to experience the best of the Northland's amazing scenery, culture and history. Join in on our evening Kiwi BBQ and a complimentary drink in the Pipi Patch Bar where you can meet travelers and locals at the friendliest bar in the bay.


• Range of rooms from private en-suites to share dorms
• Fully made up beds with hotel quality linen
• Under bed lockers in multi-share rooms
• Sanctuary wing for girls only
• TV lounge & sun deck chill out area
• Modern kitchen, dining and laundry facilities
• Global Gossip internet access
• Spa and swimming pool
• Nightly BBQ's
• Pipi Patch Bar: party with travelers and meet the locals!
• Base Travel: book adventure activity, onward travel
• Free on site parking