28 reviews

Closest to the Interisland ferry (150m), buses, trains, town and the information centre. Modern backacker hostel with doubles, twins, large and small dorms. Next door to licensed cafe. Your home away from home. Clean, comfortable and friendly. Laze on the balcony overlooking the magnificent Queen Charlotte Sounds. Cosy log fire to keep you warm in the winter. Made up comfortable beds. Booking agent for all your trips. Office hours 8.30am - 9.30pm. Please ring us for check-ins outside of these hours. FREE off-street car parking FREE parking while you walk the the Queen Charlotte track. (If you stay with us for a night Pre-Paid) FREE Secure bike storage FREE tea, coffee, herbs and hot chocolate in the winter. FREE bike hire FREE Soup (MAY - AUGUST) FREE Unlimited WiFi FREE BBQ FREE Pool table FREE Veggies from our garden when available FREE Book swap library Looking forward to seeing you here at THE FAT COD.


  • Barbecue
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking
  • TV

Cancellation Policy

I agree to pay a cancellation fee of 1 night room charge to Fat Cod Backpackers if I cancel with less than 2 days (i.e. 48 hours) notification prior to check-in.