Taupo's best option for comfort, convenience and great times with international friends. A bunk-free experience
Map & Directions
20 Taniwha Street, Taupo, New Zealand 3330
Welcome to Blackcurrant Backpackers! ようこそ! Willkommen! Selamat datang! 歡迎! Bienvenue!
We're Taupo's best option for comfort, convenience and great times with international friends.
Here you’ll find a bunk-free experience with single beds made up ready for your arrival and delightful en-suite bathrooms. We've renovated one of Taupo's most central hostels with the modern backpacker in mind.
Two minutes from the supermarkets and central bus station, we have a comfy DVD lounge, huge garden, massive balcony complete with BBQ and stunning views of Mt. Ngauruhoe (Mt. Doom) and beyond.
Whether you're an adrenaline junky keen to launch yourself from a plane at 15,000 feet, looking to set sail on the Great Lake or seeking peace and tranquillity along with some of New Zealand's most beautiful walks, our staff are here to make sure your visit lives up to expectations...aim high, people!
From the South - carry on SH1 through the traffic lights at the information centre. At the roundabout, take a right on to Spa Road. Taniwha Street is the third street on the right - we are just on the right opposite the Barcelona Motel.
From the North - carry on SH1 down the hill and over the Waikato River to the roundabout. Take a left on to Spa Road. Taniwha Street is the 3rd street on the right - we are just on the right opposite the Barcelona Motel.
Internet Access, Laundry, Bicycle Hire, Wheelchair Friendly, Linen Included, Credit Cards Accepted, Towels, Luggage Storage, Travel Desk/Travel Info, Common Room, Bike Parking, BBQ Area, Free Carpark, Breakfast Not Included
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