Our Team Members

Dave Brown


The day to day problem solver and adventure planner. If you are looking for an action packed time just ask.

Lucas Hennig

The Scholar

Lucas is studying Outdoor Education and discovering the outdoors in Wanaka.

Lucas Schafer

Our Cross Country Mtn Bike Guru

Lucas is an up and coming racer and has an engine to die for.

Anna Brown


A fine quine and stylist of the Bothy. If there are homebakes in the kitchen, they have been created by Anna Bannana.

Ana Xu

The Accountant

An avid hiker from Canada who is hard to tie down and keep at work.

Ben Gonsalves 

Our downhill guru

Ben ia an Australian racer specialising in Downhill/Enduro and big air

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21 Russell Street
Wanaka 9305
New Zealand

Phone 03 443 6723

Wanaka Backpackers Bothy is a trading name of Cochrane & Brown Ltd a New Zealand owned company.