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.
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Base Wanaka is perfect for groups of any size! We have a range of ensuite dormitories, dormitories that have shared facilities and private double, twin and triple ensuites. All rooms have fully made up beds with hotel quality linen. We have facilities for laundry, a drying room during ski season, a fully equipped kitchen with balcony and an onsite Bar thats also available to hire for functions.

We also have our wonderful staff to help out with any travel needs. Mint Bar, sets the standard in style and hosts both national and international bands and DJ’s mixed in with drink specials every night. Get amongst it!.

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.

With two floors of accommodation, Base Backpackers Wanaka is setting a new standard in budget and luxury backpacker accommodation. You can enjoy your dinner on our second floor guest kitchen balcony while watching the sunset - which is second to none! Our Base Wanaka Hostel has an excellent, central location; just a few minutes walk to shops, cafés and local stores.

Group Accommodation Wanaka

Perfect for... Stags, Hens, Sport groups, Uni groups, Bus groups, Church, Schools, pretty much everyone.


  • Communal Kitchen
  • Dining area
  • Lounge area
  • TV room
  • Bar
  • Travel desk

Our Rooms

Let’s plan your group’s stay

Fill out this form for more info or to get your booking underway. Booking for a group of 10 people or less? You can book online with your credit card here

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For groups of under 10 people you can book online here

Reasons to love staying with us

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

Don’t want to fill out a form? Call our groups hotline AU:1800 24 22 73 or NZ: 0800 22 73 69


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

Things near by

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!