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  • Select your dates to place your booking with Piwaka Lodge & Backpackers. You will also be given the option to pre-book various Picton activities and tours once these have been added.


    • Please be sure to read our booking policies below.
    • Prices quoted for Activities and Tours are just a 10% DEPOSIT to reserve a spot for you. You will need to pay the balance directly to the individual operators.
    • If you see us listed cheaper elsewhere, let us know and we will match price! (saves us paying up to 15% commission!)
  • Policies
  • Our Policies

  • Check in and Check out Times

    Check-In: from 12:30 PM
    Check-Out: 10:00 AM

    Check in time is 12:30 PM. Guests arriving prior to this time may, on occasion, be provided with rooms when they arrive, but only by pre-arrangement. Check out time is 10:00 AM. Later check out may, on occasion, be possible but only by pre-arrangement with our reception. Late arrivals can be arranged.

    OTHER General Policies

    1. Children of all ages are welcome.
    2. Pets are welcomed, flea free, clean and own bedding please. Damage caused by your animal will be charged accordingly
    3. Smoking is allowed in some of the open air areas
    4. Parking for all guests is available on site and is free of charge (subject to availability-parking is also available adjacent to lodge).


    • Up to 24 hours before arrival you can cancel FREE of charge. (not applicable to group bookings)
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours of your arrival or are a 'no show' we will charge you the complete amount.

    PAYMENT Conditions

    • A valid credit card is required to confirm your booking, this is not charged until checkin, but if you are arriving after reception closes at 9pm this will be charged on the night prior to your arrival.

    • Cash, eftpos and debit card accepted FREE of charge.
    • Visa / Mastercard / Union Pay credit cards accepted but will include a 3% surcharge.

    Room rate offered is in New Zealand dollars and includes GST (Good & Services tax) of 15%. This is subject to change without prior notice as per New Zealand government ruling.