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Base Backpackers Auckland Central


Auckland, New Zealand

Base Auckland

Reservations - FREE call

1800 24 BASE (2273) in AU

0800 BASE NZ (2273 69) in NZ

Address: Level 3, 229 Queen Street, Auckland - New Zealand

Phone: +64 9 358 4877


From the airport: Once you have exited your terminal, walk to the right, just past the taxi ranks is the pick up point for the Airbus Express. The bus comes every 15 mins between 0630am and 0000am between 0000 and 0630 its every half an hour. Prices are either $16.00 one way or $25.00 return ticket. NB - Reception sell one way tickets at $16.00. We have a deal with Discount Taxis - 09 529 1000 - or 0800 529 1000 and all you have to do is let them know you are staying with Base and it's a $35.00 CASH only fee to get dropped off right in front of our doors!


Award-winning Base Backpacker Auckland is located in the heart of Auckland city, less than 5 minutes walk to everywhere.  We have fun working here so we know you'll have fun staying in our hostel.

Former ACB, Base Auckland hostel is located in the heart of the city - central to shops, cafés, museums, Sky tower and only a few minutes walk to train, bus and ferry terminals and Vector Arena. The airport bus (Airbus) stops right outside our door!

Our quality backpacker hostel offers comfy beds in a clean modern and secure environment. Our rooms range from private ensuite doubles to small and large dorms. Our facilities include a 24 hour reception, patrolled security, swipe card access, high speed wireless internet café, large modern kitchen with communal area and laundry, luggage storage, 2 Sky TV lounges, travel centre's, and home to 3 bars, Habana Joe's, Hello Sunshine & the Darby Bar.

Need cheap accommodation within New Zealand or Australia? Need specialised FREE advice about traveling or local sightseeing? Need a cold Pint? Need a job? The Base Auckland Crew are here for you, we have specialised travel consultantsat our Base Travel desk, 3 onsite bars, a Job Search centre, and an abundance of good times - so much to offer in one place!  

Every Traveller needs a Base, come and stay with us and hang out with the Base Auckland Team.

Let us take care of you!