Group Bookings

Planning a group trip to Kaikoura? Let us make it easier for you! Every year, we welcome student and travel groups to Dusky Lodge. Whether you're planning a sports club outing, university group trip, or a family getaway, our group bookings team is dedicated to creating the perfect package to suit your needs. Partnered with Kiwi Experience, G Adventures, Wild Kiwi Tours, Pan Pacific Travel, and more, Dusky Lodge is proud to be one of the most trusted hostel companies in New Zealand.

What is considered a group?
We consider a group to be 10 or more people. If you wish to book for nine or fewer people, please book through our website or get in touch with us.

Can you host groups of more than 50? 
If you have a larger group, we would be delighted to discuss options with you. It will depend on the time of year, our availability, and any specific requirements you may have.



Accomodation Options
  • Dormitories: Choose from mixed or gender-specific dorms with 4, 5, or 6 beds per room, suitable for larger groups.
  • Private Rooms: Comfortable private rooms ideal for group leaders or families.
  • Ensuite Facilities: Upgrade to ensuite rooms for added privacy and convenience.


Benefits of Booking with Us:
  • Central location with easy access to local attractions and transport links.
  • Special discounted rates for group bookings.
  • Customizable catering options available upon request.
  • Flexible check-in and check-out times (subject to availability).
  • Complimentary Amenities: Includes linen, towels, and unlimited Wi-Fi.
  • Barbecue Facilities: Make use of our barbecue area for outdoor cooking and gatherings.
  • Free On-site Parking: Secure parking available at no extra cost, including space for buses.
  • Multiple Kitchens: Choose from three fully equipped kitchens, ideal for preparing meals and snacks.
  • Conference Facilities: Utilize our space for small conferences and group meetings.




To learn more about our group accommodation options, contact us today at [email protected]. Please provide details such as the number of people, preferred room types, and the duration of your stay.  

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