Hippo Lodge Backpackers

4 Anderson Heights, Queenstown, South Island, 9300, New Zealand | Hostel
Prices starting from $23.00

Travel Blogs from Queenstown

Queenstown - Boing Boing

A travel blog entry by stuli


After a lovely picturesque drive over the Haast Pass we arrived in Queenstown, one of south islands largest towns. In the winter it's a ski resort and in the summer a centre for all kinds of adrenaline sports, from mountain biking to bungy jumping.

The town is set around a pretty lake, clinging to the side of a steep hill. Our hostel was …

Thrills and spills

A travel blog entry by tan14


Our next destination was Queenstown via the Cadrona range which is the quicker windier route and also the more scenic. We stopped at Arrowtown before Queenstown which is a small town the day trippers now frequent known for its heritage buildings, craft shops and galleries and also its Chinese Gold miner's settlement. We wandered the shops checked …

Hiking on a River

A travel blog entry by dogeleven


Two thoroughly exciting things happened in the small town of Franz Josef. I'll get the lesser out of the way first. For the first time, in what seems like forever, I was able to sit down and watch some movies. Three, to be exact. And while I've already seen each of the three multiple times, it just felt good to absorb from the screen for a while. …

Final thoughts on Queenstown

A travel blog entry by mattcannon

I spent quite a few hours lazing by the lake in Queenstown reading my book and just generally taking time out with only the sound of water lapping against the shore's edge for a soundtrack. It is remarkably tranquil and laid back on that beach area; the pure environment and beautiful landscape are very relaxing and intrinsically comforting. There …

Most beautiful city I've ever seen

A travel blog entry by gustavteschner


Ich melde mich mal wieder mit ein paar Neuigkeiten aus Neuseeland. Nachdem wir in Christchurch unserer Jobagentur eröffnet hatten, dass wir bald Richtung Queenstown weiterziehen möchten, haben wir leider keine weiteren Jobs bekommen, vermutlich weil sie lieber Leute zu den Unternehmen geschickt haben, die in der nächsten Woche erneut kommen könnten …

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This hostel, located on 4 Anderson Heights, Queenstown, is near Segway on Q, The Helicopter Line Queenstown, Lord of the Rings Tour, and Challenge Rafting.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHippo Lodge Backpackers Queenstown

    Reviewed by knutsch


    Reviewed Mar 6, 2013
    by (6 reviews) , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand


    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by jamiemeasures

    Wanna chill on a hill?

    Reviewed Jan 23, 2011
    by (10 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Great place. Relaxed, warm, clean. The only problem with it is the monster uphill walk to get there.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hippo Lodge Backpackers Queenstown

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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