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Sparky's Backpackers is a new hostel in Invercargill, Southland NZ.
We're small in size but big on atmosphere. Our theme is 'Railways,' as Sparky was once a train manager on the NZR Southerner.SMALL QUIRKY HOSTEL,WHERE EVERYONE IS WELCOME HOWEVER WE ARE A CASH ONLY BUSINESS.
ANOTHER THEME is "THE WORLD FASTEST INDIAN" STARRING SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS a movie filmed in INVERCARGILL and the second part shot on location at SALT LAKE CITY UTAH. SPARKYS has actual props from the movie. PAST GUESTS have been known to dress up in the props ie glasses worn by SIR ANTHONY etc.
Sparkys also has regular bonfire nights,sit around the bonfire play guitar,drums,tambourines. etc.toast marshmallows and enjoy a few drinks. Sparky is a bit of a character,VERY PASSIONATE ABOUT HIS BUSINESS. SO FOR AN "OFF THE RAILS EXPERIENCE STAY AT SPARKYS,MAKE SURE YOU BOOK TO HAVE SPARKY MAKE YOU A 3 INGREDIENT CHOCOLATE CAKE, HUMOUR INCLUDED
¦Clean, comfy made-up beds.
¦20 mins FREE WIFI SPA POOL (JACUZZI) NOW OPERATIONAL 20TH MAY 2012 SOAK AWAY IN SPARKYS NEW HOT TUB,CONDITIONS APPLY (ALL GUESTS WANTING TO USE THE SPA MUST HAVE A QUICK SHOWER BEFORE HAND)
¦An easy walk to the city centre
¦Access to shops, swimming pool,
¦The Dunedin Bus stops at our gate
¦¦Warm, friendly home away from home
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