Kakapo Lodge Backpackers, Hanmer Springs YHA is a two-storey, purpose-built backpackers lodge with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.


Located just a 2-minute stroll from the village centre and the famous Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa, Kakapo Lodge is an accommodation option with a lot to offer.

Kakapo Lodge has fantastic views of the surrounding mountains and is a great base for your family, tramping or mountain-bike adventures.

Enjoy the atmosphere around the cosy log fire during those cooler evenings, chatting with other guests. For summertime relaxation, there are sunny decks overlooking the gardens and courtyard with BBQ facilities provided.

Large, well-equipped kitchen and laundry facilities, Free limited WiFi, safe storage for your bikes and free parking feature too. Kakapo Lodge is also able to cater for larger groups, family gatherings and school groups, making it an ideal place for families to come and stay with plenty of board games, books and free DVDs to enjoy.

What more do you need to enjoy your stay in this pristine alpine township?



  • FREE 500mb Limited Wifi
  • No Bunk beds
  • Beds fully prepared
  • BBQ provided
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Booking Service
  • Lockers
  • Bike Storage
  • Free Coffee and Tea
  • Heaters and Fans provided
  • Late Check in (on request)
  • Movie Theater