Base Wanaka is perfect for groups of any size! We have a range of dormitories and privates and all rooms have fully made up beds.

Reasons you will love staying with us

  • Function Room available for hire. Group discounts
  • Book your group activities with us
  • Onsite Bar, flexible venue hire

Our Rooms

We know how to cater for large groups

Base Wanaka has a range of ensuite dormitories, dormitories that have shared facilities and private double, twin and triple ensuites. We have facilities for laundry, a drying room during ski season and a fully equipped kitchen with balcony, with great views!

We also have our wonderful staff to help out with any travel needs. Mint Bar, our onsite bar is available to hire for functions.

Dedicated groups co-ordinator

My name is group booking Greg. I will be the one making sure your booking process is easy and your stay with us is seamless

All the facilities you need

With an excellent central Wanaka location our quality hostel offers comfy beds in a clean, modern and secure environment.


Address: 73 Brownston St, Wanaka
Phone: +64 3 443 4291


5 min Walk

Wanaka Lakefront

21 min Walk

That Wanaka Tree

24 min Drive

Treble Cone Ski Area


Can we have a function at your hostel?

Our onsite Mint Bar can be used as a function space for your group

Are we able to use your communal kitchen?

Groups are able to use all the facilities at our hostel during their stay!

Are you easy to find?

Our Base Wanaka Hostel has an excellent, central location and is just a few minutes walk to shops, cafés and local stores.

What's the skiing like in Wanaka?

The picturesque resort town of Lake Wanaka in New Zealand’s Southern Alps has been named as one of the top 25 ski towns in the world by the prestigious National Geographic Magazine.

Find out more about Skiing in Wanaka.