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Stewart Island Backpackers


Ayr Street, Oban
Ph: 03 219 1114

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Stewart Island Backpackers is ideally located in Halfmoon Bay - great for relaxing on the beach or exploring the island. If you're there between March to September you might also be lucky enough to see the Aurora Australis (the Southern Lights)! There's a big communal kitchen, BBQ area and the rooms are warm and clean. 


  • Fresh sheets on every bed along with a pillow, duvet and blanket
  • Well-stocked kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Recycling
  • Booking service for Stewart Island activities including Ulva Island
  • Pool Table

FREE services:

  • WIFI voucher on check-in
  • DVDs to watch
  • Awesome book shelf
  • Heaps of board games to borrow
  • Guitar to use
  • Local Phone calls (Inc Invercargill)
  • BBQ use
  • Luggage storage
  • Hairdryer/Iron/Alarm Clock to borrow
  • Bedrolls to borrow when camping
  • portacot to borrow

Room Types:

  • Dorm Bed                 
  • Twin Room              
  • Double Room           
  • Single Room


Book your accommodation in your Stray Mate app! Please note, due to limited availability, it is important that you secure your accommodation before you get to the island. 

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