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Welcome to the Bay Adventurer, the newest quality backpackers hostel and lodge in the Bay of Islands which opened in December 2001. Paihia's ONLY backpackers resort, hostel and apartments in one complex.

Located in Paihia, the heart of the Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand.

We are more than just a hostel - with our extensive range of facilities we are a true Backpackers Resort.  We specialise in providing:

  • Great value accommodation: for backpackers, independent travellers, couples, families, small and large groups
  • A range of accommodation options: dorms, private rooms, fully self-contained studio rooms and apartments
  • Excellent guest facilities: swimming pool, outdoor spa pool, internet/email room, large BBQ area, tennis, free bikes, free kayak, 42 inch flat screen TV in communal lounge, wireless internet, Skype internet calling more ...

After experiencing the recreational activities, a days site seeing, or a night on the town, come home to the lodge and relax in the pool or outdoor spa or on the large deck and courtyard.

Call our FREEPHONE number 0800 112-127 to ask about booking activities and tours and our great accommodation rates also! 

Current Office Hours 8.00 am - 8.00 pm
If you are going to be arriving after 7.00 pm, please call and make an arrangement with our staff.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Bay Adventurer.

"This hostel is beautiful, clean, friendly and a comfortable stay, with kind and helpful staff ... thank you, thank you, thank you!"
- Carmen, Canada 2007

"We loved the hostel location, facilities & friendliness of all staff.  Thanks."
- Sonya & Stefan 2006

Freephone: 0800 112-127
(booking enquiries within New Zealand)

F. +64 (0)9 402-5163
E. info@bayadventurer.co.nz
Skype Name: bayadventurer
26-28 Kings Road
PO Box 29
Paihia 0247
Bay of Islands, Northland
New Zealand