Fat Cod Backpackers
9 Auckland Street, Picton, New Zealand

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NEW OWNERS offer a clean warm comfortable and friendly atmosphere. We are making changes to a wonderfully located backpackers. We have painted and modernised a purpose built backpackers in the heart of Picton. Our work is on going so we can always provide a high standard of accommodation for our guests.
WE HAVE affordable, double and twin rooms as well as small and medium dorms.
OUR Facilities include -- shared bathroom, Kitchen and Lounge
There is a laundry with a washing machine and a dryer
All rooms have fully made up beds with a towel, heaters and blankets are also available free of charge
FREE Breakfast (MAY - OCTOBER)
FREE movies to watch
FREE WiFi - 1 30 min voucher per person per night
FREE pool table
FREE Veggies from our garden when available
FREE Tea, coffee, herbs, spices and hot choc in the winter
FREE Book swap library
FREE Off street parking
FREE bike storage
FREE parking for your car while you walk the Queen Charlotte track (conditions apply)
Booking agent for all your trips
cosy log fire

This hostel caters for all Nationalities and has a nice friendly welcoming feel to it. Our staff are here to help with advise on activities around the Picton area.
Fat Cod Backpackers is the perfect base from which you can explore Picton and the Queen Charlotte Track. With our local knowledge we can make things easier for you.

This hostel has a nice spacious, homely feel. Come to relax, unwind and re-energise. We are closest to the ferry, buses(150m) and the information centre and Railway Station (20m). The town centre(80m), foreshore (across the road), mini golf and other attractions are nearby.

On rainy days we can crank up the fire while you sit in our spacious lounge and watch a wide selection of movies or get to know your fellow guests. Or relax on our balcony overlooking the Marlborough Sounds while you cook a BBQ in the sun .
We look forward to hosting you.



150m from the ferry.
20m from the visitor center.
20m from the railway station.
40m from the town centre.