Sparkys Backpackers - Southland, Invercargill

Sparkys Backpackers - Southland accommodation in Invercargill.

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Accommodation Description:

Sparkys Backpackers is a new hostel in Invercargill, Southland NZ. We are small in size but big on atmosphere. Our theme is Railways, as Sparky was once a train manager on the NZR Southerner. We have secured props from the movie The Worlds Fastest Indian, starring Anthony Hopkins. The film was shot on location both here in Invercargill and on the salt flats in Utah, USA. We offer you the thrill of speed and the passion of a man who wanted to push himself and his machine beyond the impossible. You can view the movie for free at night, and if the night is fine we will have a chin wag and sing along around our bonfire in the backyard. Bring your instruments! We have now been operating a little over 3 years,and have had a high rating from past guests through www.hostelworld of 83 to 98 %.We are going to be in 2012 Lonely Planet a huge achievement.


Are pets allowed? No
Are children allowed? Yes
Is smoking allowed? Outdoors only
Minimum Stay (nights): 1
Disabled Access: No

Sleeping Capacity:

Unit Sleeps: 6
Number of Bedrooms/Units: 3
Bed types: Double , Singles
Bathroom: Communal


  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Board Games
  • Car Parking
  • Clothes Line
  • Coffee/Tea Facilites
  • Drinking Water Filter
  • DVD Player
  • DVD/Video Library
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Groundfloor units
  • Guest Kitchen
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron
  • Library
  • Linen Provided
  • Microwave
  • Off-street parking
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Spa Pool
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Walks
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Broadband

Other Information:

  • Clean, comfy made-up beds. !
  • Internet, laundry, and free hot drinks
  • Off-street parking
  • An easy walk to the city centre
  • Access to shops, swimming pool, and Stadium Southland
  • The Dunedin Bus stops at our gate
  • Warm, friendly home away from home

    Our Rates Are

    For one of our 5 dorm beds.
    For the \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"BURT MUNRO THEMED LOVESHACK (with props from actual movie)
  • or double bed 1 or 2 guests $60.00
    For campervans who wish to use our off-street parking and full facilities (+ $5/per person beyond the driver).

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Information Summary

Sparkys Backpackers

271 Tay Street
New Zealand

+64 (0)32172905


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