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Seasonal work accommodation.
Singles, doubles, dorms,
tent sites & sleepervan sites.
Tel: +64 (3) 528 8652
Mobile: 0212 760323

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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)

Easy Transport

Abel Tasman Buses ( and Golden Bay Coachlines ( pick up and drop off at our gate. Book travel on their websites or we can book for you.

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Seasonal Workers' Accommodation, Motueka & Tasman region, New Zealand

The easy availability of orchard jobs during the summer season means you can stay here longer and work for extra money in between exploring the Nelson Tasman region and its three beautiful National Parks, Nelson Lakes, Kahurangi and, of course, the Abel Tasman.

Kiwifruit, apples, pears, grapes and hops all need seasonal workers to thin, prune, pick and pack from around October to June.

Happy Apple Backpackers Hostel welcomes seasonal workers.

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

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