"An Excellent Backpackers" – Lonely Planet. A stone's throw from the beach and close to cafés, shops and Paihia Wharf where most adventure activities depart!
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 this island has to offer.
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.