Save 10% on all room types; Black Sheep Backpackers offers guests a convenient place to stay in the heart of picturesque Queenstown.  Our central location is one of the sunniest in town and offers 360 views of the majestic local mountain’s ranges, including the Remarkables.

With all the social events and array of communal arears, Black Sheep has repeatedly been called by the guests the ‘easiest hostel to make friends in Queenstown’.  So why not join in on the action by staying in one of our dorms, or check out our private double, twin, super king or triple rooms.

(Bookings are made via our booking page please contact us for a coupon code or add a note in the booking that you are a member or just give us a call or walk in with your membership, the deal is only available if you book direct and not valid with any other hostel deals, see you soon! )

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Hostel Amenities

An awesome team of friendly staff who host loads of different social activities including free dinners, quiz nights, pamper nights, pot lucks and more and we have plenty of amenities.
  • Free wifi - Free unlimited WiFi is available throughout the hostel.
  • Hot Pool and Sauna - Free Hot Pool and Sauna
  • Laundry - Laundry machines available
  • Kitchen - Fully equipped kitchen
  • Storage - Free ski and board storage
  • Free Netflix - Free Netflix available
  • Do you have a BBQ? - Yes we do they are located on our deck


  • Do you have free parking?
    Yes, but these are first come first serve, and are campervan priority.
  • Do you have a place to store skis and boards?
    Yes we do!
  • Do I need to bring linen?
    No, we provide sheets, pillows, blankets and towels are available at reception.
  • What time is reception open until?
    Reception is open until 9PM, however we have a late check in process if you are going to turn up later than this.
  • What time does the kitchen and lounge area open until?
    The kitchen is open from 6AM - 11PM daily, and the lounge area is open from 8AM until Midnight.
  • Can I hire bikes?
    Yes! We have free bike hire that you can use from 8AM until 7.30PM.

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