The Pickled Parrot Backpackers

Address: 9 Greys Lane, Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, 0247, New Zealand | Hostel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Pickled Parrot Backpackers Paihia

Reviewed by groteboze


Reviewed Feb 27, 2014
by (1 review) Groningen , Netherlands Flag of Netherlands

Nice place, friendly people, a little jungle hideaway at the gateway to the bay of islands

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Reviewed by steffielou

small but good facilities

Reviewed Feb 13, 2014
by (25 reviews) Bingley , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

cheapish, small site but good showers and kitchen area

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Reviewed by alexcampa

gemütliche zimmer

Reviewed Dec 21, 2013
by (6 reviews) , Switzerland Flag of Switzerland

saubere, gemütliche und freundliche unterkunft

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TripAdvisor Reviews The Pickled Parrot Backpackers Paihia

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

Travel Blogs from Paihia

Waterfalls but no eels

A travel blog entry by steffielou on Feb 13, 2014

1 photo

We packed up our stuff and headed out of the campsite pretty sharpish as we saw the owner man start to walk around the campsite.
We caught the ferry back to Paihia minus the weird fishy smell thank god, and made our way into the town centre to meet Matt. It's been ages since we saw him so it'll be nice to have a catch up. He took us to El …

Auck.. no wait, Paihia

A travel blog entry by groteboze on Feb 27, 2014

11 photos

Still suffering from a bit of jetlag, especially in the evenings, I'm starting out writing the next few entries at the the of the second day in new zealand. What you missed so far:

After landing, getting trough customs (my walking shoes had to be de contaminated, by stepping on some soapy cushion), we got our car. We didn't have the exact …

Cape reinga/spirits bay

A travel blog entry by alexcampa on Dec 22, 2013

26 photos

früh morgens nach cape reinga wo die meere tasman sea und pacific ocean zusammenfliessen. sehr inspirierender moment. danach weiter zur spirits bay, schöner strand, praktisch keine leute da der strand doch recht abgelegen. nach weiteren 3h autofahrt erreichten wir dann paihia. kleines gemütliches dorf direkt am meer.

Paihia - day 2

The weather wasn't so great but I decided to head over to Russell by ferry anyways ($10NZD return, not bad). It was super humid once over there and in the rain forest. I found a few secluded beaches and explored them. Thought of Nicole when I was searching for rocks and thought of Ellen when I was climbing and exploring the big rocks and sea cre...

Paihia, North Island, New Zealand alexinnz
Gluehwuermer, Klos ohne Ecken und Kanten, Delfine

Als wir abends in Paihia ankamen, hatten alle Backpacker schon zu, am Strand schlafen ging auch nicht - also suchten wir nach einem geunstigen Hotel. Fuer 50$ pro Nacht und pro Person bekamen wir ein Zimmer - aber was fuer eins! Mit Meerblick, Balkon, King-Size-Bed, eigenem Badezimmer (wie schoen es ist, ein eigenes Badezimmer zu haben!) und all...

Paihia, New Zealand nadjabasti

Traveler Photos The Pickled Parrot Backpackers Paihia

Rocky the Parrot
Paihia, New Zealand