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Happy Apple
Backpackers Hostel
Tel: +64 (3) 528 8652
Mobile: 0212 760323

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Happy Apple Backpackers, also known as Lagoon Lodge Backpackers, Motueka in the Abel Tasman Region, New Zealand

Janet and Bill welcome you to the Happy Apple Backpackers, and our stunning Abel Tasman National Park.

Come and enjoy the friendly atmosphere in our Motueka backpackers on the main highway at the entrance to Motueka town, close to beaches, rivers and National Parks.

Freshly decorated, complete with a separate internet room and TV lounge, Happy Apple Backpackers features a fantastic private and expansive outdoor living area in a lovely park-like setting. And budget accommodation to suit all.

As members or the Budget Backpacker Hostel Group (BBH) and Tourism New Zealand, our Motueka backpackers hostel provides the ideal base for adventure seeking travelers exploring New Zealand Great Walks in Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks.

Facilities include: free bikes, free phone and free spa.

Activities at our hostel: wii, book exchange, fishing lines, wifi, internet and skype room, movies, pool, football table, table tennis and volleyball.


We also have parks for sleepervans and extra tent sites.


Free Off Road Parking


Large off-road car park for guest use.



2 minutes walk from Lodge


Two fine Cafes: Up the Garden Path, featuring art gallery and we have the Toad Hall Cafe and food market right next door. The Sea Kayak Company, award winning kayak company is two doors away.
Fabulous estuary walkway across the road, and Taste of Tasman Cycle Trail passes the front gate.

We are also closest budget accommodation to the Airport and Dept of Conservation Office(DOC)



Motueka!, why stay anywhere else for the Abel Tasman? It's all here all year

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Tel: +64 (3) 528 8652
Mobile: 0212 760323

Email: » stay @ happyapplebackpackers.co.nz «





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