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Point Break Backpackers, Christchurch

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6 Union Street New Brighton, Christchurch, 8641, New Zealand

Suburban hostel within easy reach of New Brighton Beach
  • Free parking
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From 87 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • The place is a little run down and unwelcoming at first but you get what you pay for.…Mar 19, 2017
  • Ok a little way away from Christchurch but is by brighten beach which has seen better…Feb 28, 2019

Point Break Backpackers, Christchurch

from $44
  • 6 Bed Dorm
  • 2 Bed Dorm
  • 8 Bed Mixed Dorm
  • Single Room
  • Double Room
  • Family Room, Multiple Beds
  • Twin Room

What’s around Point Break Backpackers, Christchurch

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Rawhiti Domain (8-minute walk)
  • New Brighton Beach (20-minute walk)
  • Avon Heathcote Estuary (39-minute walk)
  • Christchurch Golf Club (45-minute walk)
  • The Palms (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Eastgate Mall (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Bottle Lake Forest Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Christchurch Gondola (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)

Getting around

  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 27 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 16 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 28 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 29 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 19 rooms


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *


  • Free self parking


  • Area shuttle *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Arcade/game room
Working away
  • Business center
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping

Point Break Backpackers, Christchurch’s small print

Also known as

  • Point Break Backpackers Hostel Christchurch
  • Point Break Backpackers Hostel
  • Point Break Backpackers Christchurch
  • Point Break Backpackers


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: NZD 50.00 per stay

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 25.00 per night

Breakfast costs between NZD 8.00 and NZD 20.00 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 39.00 per person (one way)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for NZD 1.00 for 10 minutes (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for NZD 1 for 10 minutes (rates may vary)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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