Old Post Office Backpackers
  • Hawkdun Range in Autumn
  • Hawkdun Range in Winter

Rooms and Rates

We have a range of budget and backpacker accommodation available and can accommodate up to 20 depending on the season. If there are 12 or more of you, talk to us about exclusive use for your group.

All rooms share facilities. We have three shower/toilet combinations plus two additional toilets.

The Backpackers is closed during June, July, August and September except for group bookings by arrangement.

Our Rates

Rooms Rates from
1 June 2023
Double (bed) room $95 / $75 single occupancy
Two-person bunkroom $90
Single room $70
Family room = double bed + bunks $150 (max 4 persons)
Mixed Dormitory
Bunk beds
(Please note – the Dormitory is closed from 1 May to 20 October each year)


  • EFTPOS only – No Credit Cards please
  • Free Wi-fi
  • Full kitchen facilities for self-catering
  • BBQ available during summer
  • Comfortable lounge/dining area
  • Hot showers after a hard day on the trail
  • Log fire for those chilly nights
  • Good range of books and games
  • All bedding and linen supplied, including towels
  • Tea/coffee provided
  • E-bike charging available
  • Laundry on site
  • Secure storage for bicycles
  • Off-street car park

Arrival & Departure times

You are welcome to arrive any time from 2 pm onwards unless otherwise agreed.
If you anticipate arriving after 6pm, please let us know in advance.
We would appreciate you leaving no later than 10am.


A deposit may be required to secure your booking.
Full payment is due at time of check-in.
We welcome payment by EftPos, cash or Direct Credit (in advance) to Westpac 03-0578-0171199-00.
Please note, we do not accept credit cards.

Cancellation Policy

A $20 administration fee will be deducted from ALL deposits refunded due to cancellations.
Refunds are only guaranteed if the reservation is cancelled with 14 days notice.
Cancellation within 14 days will attract a cancellation fee of up to 100% of the deposit paid.
Cancellation within 24 hours will attract a cancellation fee equivalent to one night’s accommodation.