5-minute walk to town centre. FREE Unlimited WiFi, personal lockers in Dorms. 3-minute walk to major supermarket. A friendly 49-bed hostel with a gentle atmosphere. A clean, easy-going place to make new friends. 3 fully-equipped kitchens, large comfortable TV lounge. FREE bike hire, free tea & coffee, free parking, free luggage storage. Free NZ phone calls, Full laundry. Let us provide you with honest, local knowledge on Queenstown activities.
Phone +64 3 442 5494
What do the guests say?
Guests were very happy with the free bikes, WiFi and spacious kitchens. With it’s size and spacious communal areas, the Flaming Kiwi is a great place to meet other travelers and make the most of Queenstown.
The backpackers is within walking distance of the city center.
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Say the location is great
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What are the rooms like?
Other than the facilities and communal areas, the Flaming Kiwi provides their guests with plenty more amenities. If you have any questions, let us know.
|Parking – free off street parking.|
|Internet – free unlimited WiFi is available throughout the hostel and computers in the common room.|
|Kitchen – three fully equipped communal kitchen. Complimentary coffee and tea provided.|
|USB charging – bedside USBs and lights in dorms.|
|Lounge – a spacious lounge with a fireplace.|
|Laundry – coin operated washing machines and dryers. Laundry powder available at reception.|
|Storage – lockable lockers in dorms with electricity sockets and free luggage storage.|
|Free bikes – our guests can use our bikes for free to get around Queenstown.|
|Drying room for ski gear – available in winter months.|
Frequently Asked Questions
8am to 8pm
We have a Night Manager who is on-site to check you in after hours. Please give us a call on our Freephone number (0800 555 775) and let us know if you're going to be late so we can make arrangements. There is a doorbell on the front door which you can press and the Night Manager will come to assist you.
Yes. We provide a full booking service and lots of information, not just about Queenstown,but also surrounding areas and the rest of New Zealand.
No you do not. We make all beds with fresh, clean linen including duvets and all rooms are heated.
We do sometimes need people with valid work visas to help around the hostel, but this situation changes all the time. Please either call or email us.
We are less than a five minute walk to the bars, restaurants, shops and Lake Wakatipu - New Zealand's longest lake!
Yes, less than a 2 minute walk from us – and this is the biggest supermarket in Queenstown. (Open until 11pm)
Yes we do. It is completely free of charge.
No. We actively encourage guests to socialise together and our guests often cook dinner together, play games and go out to the bars in groups, but we also want our guests to be comfortable and this means we have a no noise rule after 10:00pm so that all guests can get a good night’s sleep and enjoy the next day in Queenstown or wherever they are heading next. We have a Night Manager who is on-site for emergencies and to ensure there is no noise late at night.
There are two options:
1) Connectabus (public bus) http://www.connectabus.com This will drop you off in the town centre on Camp Street. From there it will take you about 5 mins to walk to Flaming Kiwi. Please see our location page for directions from Camp Street. At time of writing the fare was $10 per person.
2) Aiport Shuttle. http://www.supershuttle.co.nz This will drop you off at Flaming Kiwi's door. The price at time of writing was $20 for one person, $26 for two.
Both leave the airport frequently.
The Flaming Kiwi backpackers is located at 39 Robins Road, Queenstown. Some of the activities near this location are:
- Gondola 5 minute walk
- Super market 3 minute walk
- 5 minutes walk to town Centre