COMFORT ON A BUDGET IN LAKE TEKAPO

Take a few days to relax in our friendly, family-run hostel and get inspired by the beauty and peacefulness of Lake Tekapo.

Nestled in a quiet corner of the village and set in a beautiful garden, we are only 300 metres from the bus-stop and the main road.

Lake Tekapo is half-way between Christchurch and Queenstown /Wanaka (all less than 3 hours away) and we are only just over one hour from Aoraki / Mt Cook.

Tailor-made-tekapo Backpackers offers:

  • Quality beds (no bunks) and heaters in every room
  • A well-equipped kitchen
  • A warm cosy lounge with a log fire and lots of games and jig-saw puzzles
  • A drying room for ski-gear and a grooming bench for skis and boards
  • A store room for your bike (we are only one hour from the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail)
  • A sandpit, duplo, and lots more toys for the kids
  • A wheelchair-ramp and specially designed facilities
  • Friendly staff who will share their local knowledge with you
  • IAC provided WIFI – good value
  • Off-street parking 


The turquoise lake, the mountains, the night sky... walking, biking, skating, skiing...

9-10-11 Aorangi Crescent

PO Box 26, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand

Email: tailor-made-backpackers@xtra.co.nz