1. "Very helpful staff, accommodated for us when I became injured skiing. "

    Ben Black | 6 months ago

  2. "The base staff were incredibly friendly and the travel desk staff were a huge benefit to our trip. The room would benefi... read more"

    Madeline Ralph | 6 months ago

  3. "Staff were very helpful and accommodating. Special mention should go to Dan at the front desk for great tips on which mo... read more"

    Murray Rendle | 7 months ago

Base Queenstown

the world adrenaline capital

Queenstown, New Zealand

Base Queenstown


Reservations - FREE call

1800 24 BASE (2273) in AU

0800 BASE NZ (2273 69) in NZ

Address: 47-49 Shotover Street, Queenstown - New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 441 1185


Located on the most popular street in Queenstown, Base is THE "one stop shop" hostel.

We have everything you could want under one roof - your bed, your entertainment and your adventure all catered for by the friendliest team in town. On special offer for all Base Backpackers guests are $5 house drinks in our Mexican Loco bar every night. Whether you're travelling alone or with a group, we pride ourselves in ensuring each individual feels right at home. If it’s comfort, fun and adventure that that you seek, then congratulations you have found your place already!

So you can be sure of the fun you'll have staying at Base Backpackers Queenstown, we will help you with free activities and meeting other backpackers to enjoy the nightlife with.


• 24 hr reception and security
• Fully made up beds with hotel quality linen
• Under bed lockers in multi-share rooms
• Fridges in every room
• Modern kitchen, dining areas and laundry facilities
• Plasma Screen TV lounge and chill out area
• Central heating
• Ski season: drying room facilities
• 24 hr high speed wireless Global Gossip Internet café


Downstairs we have the famous Loco Cantina where you will meet our hilarious staff that have devoted their life to giving you an awesome time!  Mexico inspired taqueria, tequileria and all round party pop-up bar. Get ready for some outrageously good tacos, splitting tequila hangovers and some huge acts all year around. A perfect opportunity to meet people, play games, win massive prizes, dance the night away to cool DJs, drink and eat cheaply! 


Queenstown is the adventure capital of the world and our friendly girls at the Base Travel desk have luckily done the experiences to tell you all about it. Come to the desk and we’ll find you the cheapest deals in town for any adventure you want! 

We invite you to experience Base Backpackers Queenstown first hand - get stoked because you will love your time here!