54-56 Russell Street, Westport, New Zealand
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Welcome to Bazil's Hostel & Surf School on the stunning West Coast! Bazil's is your gateway to surfing, paddle boarding, hiking, kayaking, mountain biking and caving adventures. We are located in the centre of town just behind the i-SITE and bus stop.

* Pay for 5 nights on arrival and receive a free surf lesson *

Proud to be official partners of the Old Ghost Road.
We have 3 buses and a custom-built bike trailer to safely take your bikes anywhere.

Surf Special

Stay 5 nights and get a free surf lesson

Surf Yoga Retreat

Check out our surf yoga retreat on our Special Deals page

Long Term Rates Available


We offer a variety of facilities and accommodation for everyone from backpackers and families, to school groups and sports teams.

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About Us

We offer accommodation and adventure activities in Westport for everyone: standard dorm rooms, fully self-contained double and family rooms as well as campervan and tent sites.

Shared facilities include an outdoor covered BBQ/pizza area, a well-equipped kitchen, quiet garden areas with hammocks, off-street parking and laundry. We hire out a wide range of outdoor equipment, such as surfboards, wetsuits, kayaks, bicycles, electric mountain bikes and paddle boards.

As an accredited surf school, we organise surf lessons - check out our Special Deals page for the latest offers.

A stay at Bazil's is also a must for street art fans. Murals and paintings cover almost every square inch of the premises. Stay a week and you will still be noticing new pieces of art around the place!

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See & Do In Westport

  • Learn to surf at Bazil's Surf School (Westport is one of New Zealand's best surf spots)
  • Paddle boarding
  • Kayak hire and trips
  • White-water rafting
  • Caving
  • Mountain Biking
  • Fishing
  • Drink craft beer from the local brewery
  • Play golf or mini-golf
  • Use the gym, basketball and squash courts
  • Swim in the heated indoor pools
  • Underworld rafting
  • Do some great local walks or borrow our bikes
  • Sit around a fire at the beach and watch the sunset with a bottle of tinto :-)

For more details and links see our Activities page

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Special Offers

  • Pay for a room for 5 nights on arrival and get a free surf lesson
  • We honour all backpacker cards
  • Winter Special: Pay for 3 nights on arrival and get the 4th night free!

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