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Welcome to Bazil's Hostel & Surf School - Accommodation in Westport

Relaxed Accommodation on the South Island's Stunning West Coast

Bazils Hostel & Surf School New Zealand Tourism Gold Membership

West Coast NZ - Top 10 Region in the world to visit for 2014 as rated by Lonely Planet.

Stay awhile and find out why.

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Welcome to Bazil's Hostel and surf school on the stunning West Coast, your gateway to Surfing, paddle boarding, hiking, kayaking, mountain biking and caving adventures.

Located in the centre of town just behind the i-SITE and bus stop.


Proud to be official partners with the OLD GHOST ROAD. We have 3 buses and a custom built bike trailer to safely take your bikes anywhere.

Bazil's has a brand new 24-hour gym right next door with everything you need!!


We are a PLASTIC BAG FREE HOSTEL, please don’t bring any, RESPECT AND REUSE

We have 2 new awesome ELECTRIC MOUNTAIN BIKES FOR HIRE 😀 SUPER FUN (up is easy, down hill is amazing)

We offer a variety of facilities and adventure activities for everyone from backpackers and families to school groups and sports teams: standard dorm rooms fully self-contained, twins, double and family rooms, campervan and tent sites, outdoor covered BBQ / pizza area. Nice quiet garden areas to sit and relax with a good book.

Free movies, hammocks, herbs from the garden, off-street parking, laundry, cosy fire places.

STUFF TO SEE AND DO IN WESTPORT: Learn to surf @ Bazil's Surf School (Westport is one of NZ's best surf spots), PaddleBoard, kayak hire and trips, white-water rafting, caving, mountain biking, fishing, take a visit to the West Coast brewery, play golf or mini-golf, visit the awesome guy next door or the big sports complex, use the gym, 3 heated indoor pools, basketball court, squash courts, go underworld rafting, do some great local walks or borrow our bikes.

Sit round a fire at the beach and watch the sunset  with a bottle of tinto :-)

Certificate of Excellence 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 Winner.
Voted hostel of the year 3 years in a row a green hostel from Kiwi Experience.


Bazil's Hostel is a Surfing NZ Accredited Surf School.

Surfboard and wetsuit hire included. We have paddleboard trips daily.

We can arrange drop-off and pick-up to your adventure destination.

Or just relax and take in some of NZ's best scenery.