About Flying Kiwi

Established in 2013 and taken over by the "Broons" in 2019. Flying Kiwi Backpackers is a family owned and locally operated business with a love for the outdoors, adventure and travel. Originally founded by a flying (paragliding) kiwi who saw the need for a down to earth, relaxed backpackers that provided a home away from home in Wanaka. The “Broons” (Brown) family are a well travelled family that love to spend as much time as possible in the outdoors skiing, mountain biking, windsurfing, tramping and planning adventures. The Flying Kiwi Backpackers aims to provide affordable accommodation that feels like home and is a safe environment to allow you to enjoy your stay in Wanaka and have your own adventure.

We are a customer focused team and pride ourselves in providing a laid-back Wanaka experience mixed with good, Scottish hospitality. At Flying Kiwi you will receive a warm welcome and find everything you need for a great stay in Wanaka, whether you want a relaxed few days on a couch or an adventure packed week of adrenalin activities; Flying Kiwi Backpackers focus is to provide you with the base to explore, share and enjoy your time in Wanaka.

We look forward to welcoming you.