The Black Sheep Backpackers

13 Frankton Rd, Queenstown, South Island, 9197, New Zealand | Hostel
Prices starting from $23.00

Travel Blogs from Queenstown

Playground / Spielplatz for/ für adrenalin junkies

A travel blog entry by hiwtvi


Queenstown is well known as being one of the most expensive cities in NZ and it certainly does not disappoint. But it is also exciting, compact and friendly too. In the evening street performers come out to entertain and the birds are brave enough to fly inches from your face when you eat a Ferg Burger (apparently the best burger place in NZ and I …

Lazy day in Queenstown.

A travel blog entry by sw19mike

The plan is to visit the Skyline restaurant tonight. It involves travelling in the gondola, which looks from here to be near vertical in places. Should do my vertigo good! Up early, and off to town to buy fresh sourdough bread from the famous Fergs bakery.

In the kitchen drinking tea, I check the internet for the restaurant. Just as well …

Back in Queenstown.

A travel blog entry by sw19mike

Interesting breakfast of hard boiled eggs and crisps! That's all we had. But that gorgeous view down the lake.

All packed and ready to go by about 9.30. Chris and Pohiri arrived to pick us up. While they loaded the packs I went to pay. Nice chat with the lady, and warm thanks from me for rescuing us. She apologised for the state of the …


A travel blog entry by jamieselina

So, yeah, we jumped out of a plane.

Our dear friends the Munneries met and fell in love in Queenstown so I was always inclined to like it. However it is way prettier than we expected, set around a sparkling lake and surrounded by snow-dusted mountains.

It's the adventure-sports capital of NZ, geared up for skydives, bungees, …


A travel blog entry by hibbs


After a fairly long drive we arrive in Queenstown and after checking into a hostel we drive a bit further round to Glenorchy. The drive is along the lake and it's really beautiful coming down into Glenorchy. Once at the town we go for a walk around by the river and a lagoon which is amazing. Some of The Lord of the Rings was filmed around this area …

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This hostel, located on 13 Frankton Rd, Queenstown, is near Ultimate Hikes, Nomad Safaris, Kawarau Jet, and Milford Sound BBQ Bus.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Black Sheep Backpackers Queenstown

    Reviewed by sw19mike

    Great budget choice.

    Reviewed Feb 10, 2014
    by (13 reviews) Wimbledon Park , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Good backpackers'. A bit worn at the edges, but lovely staff and a good location a few minutes walk to the lake and the town.

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

    Reviewed by piiong


    Reviewed Jan 23, 2014
    by (1 review) , Germany Flag of Germany


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

    Reviewed by jamieselina

    Great hostel

    Reviewed May 7, 2013
    by (4 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Staff are excellent and the private room is incredibly cosy. They WILL talk you into a skydive. And you will love it.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews The Black Sheep Backpackers Queenstown

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent