Point Break Backpackers
Point Break Backpackers, your home away from home!
We have available budget and cosy dorm or private room in friendly atmosphere, equipped facilities, good connections to the city centre and the ocean at door step.
Are you a traveller? We have tons of activities! BBQ and PUB CRAWL, MOVIE- QUIZ night every week! Dont know what to do during the day? Start the day with FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST (weekdays only, public holidays), plus we can give you information for all activities and sightseeing available.
Are you looking for work and stay long term? We can support you in your job search and provide cheap weekly rates for long stay.
Our Staff look forward to see you here!
Arrival and Asking:
office hours from 8am to 10pm daily
24 hours check-in available with prior arrangement
check-in time 1pm / check-out time10am
If arriving after 10pm please contact the hostel by email or phone us to arrange a late check-in. Early check-in between 9am to 1pm will depend on room availability.
An identification, confirmation paper and $20 key deposit are required at check-in time
free WiFi 24h (20MB per night), fax/ printing and scanning service, free local calls, computer access during office hours
fully equipped kitchen, pool room, TV room with DVD library, reading area with book exchange
Caf with delicious coffee specialties and snacks at reasonable prices
Free car parking and luggage storage
bike, unicycle, surfboard and boogie-board hire
night manager 24h service
Activity and Location:
Our experienced team will always provide information and support for any of your questions or plans for all kind of activities. A booking agent for Kiwi Experience, whale watching, swimming and kayaking with dolphins and much more is available.
Located in the charming suburb New Brighton lots of activities can be found:
- a popular pedestrian zone with shops, restaurants and bars within a 2 minute walk!
- the beach with the pier and the library! have a swim, surf, or read and relax, fish or sports,whatever you like!
- there is a bus stop outside the door with great connections and an extensive bus network.
- We can book you activities such as surf lessons, stand up paddleboarding, kiteboarding and lots of other local activities!
- in the surrounding area: the Botanical Gardens, Canterbury Museum, AMI Stadium and the casino.
Dorm-, Single-, Twin or Double room,
TV in Double rooms
all rooms equipped with table and chairs
daily cleaning service
Point Break Backpackers is looking forward to seeing you!
The World Cup is over but we're not quite done celebrating yet!
The All Blacks win has inspired us and we think now is the time for renewal.
For the month of November our external renovations mean that you will get a free breakfast every weekday morning.
If you need somewhere warm and friendly to stay, check us out.
With the beach on our doorstep and summer now upon us it is the ideal time for surfers and beach lovers alike to come and visit.
And if you feel tired and thirsty after a long hard day of sunbathing then the local bars offer a selection of live music and quiz nights to keep you entertained.
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Airport transfers
- Bicycle hire
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast Included
- Card phones
- Ceiling fan
- Common Room
- Fax Service
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Games Room
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Jobs Board
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- Pool Table
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
Arrival / Journey:
by bus: bus #5 or #40 towards New Brighton stop in front of the hostel car park. If there are questions the bus driver knows. For more information http://www.metroinfo.org.nz
by shuttle: we are happy to book a shuttle bus from the airport to Point Break for you. Please let us know beforehand and advise us of your flight details. Please note the shuttle is not a free service.
By car: follow the signs to New Brighton from the airport via the Queen Elizabeth Drive or the Ring Road. From the city center follow signs in the direction of New Brighton on Pages Road or Wainoni Road.
Point Break Backpackers
6 Union Street corner Beresford Street
New Brighton 8061 Christchurch NZ