A vibrant hostel in beautiful Motueka. Only 25 min from the start of the Abel Tasman National Park. Large garden with BBQ's volleyball court, basketball and outdoor fire place with loungers. Our guest lounge has a pool table, darts, board games, TV, DVD, playstation, Xbox and log fire. Large fully equipped kitchen with oven, gas hobs and microwave. Share bathroom facilities with hot showers. Self service laundry facilities with washing machines, dryer and clothes lines

***Dorm Rooms, Single Rooms and Family Rooms***

All Newly renovated with linen,heating and high speed internet

Happy Apple Backpackers, Motueka

Happy Apple Backpackers are located in Motueka, and we are just a short drive to the Abel Tasman.
We have a range of Single, Double, Family or Dorm rooms available all with linen provided.

Our large shared kitchen with everything you need includes oven, microwaves and gas hobs.
We also have all the laundry facilities you will need, with washing machine, dryers and clothes lines.

Come and stay with the friendly team at Happy Apple Backpackers and relax in the large outdoor area and guest lounge. There is lots to keep you occupied including volleyball, pingpong, and a pool table.

With the regional bus companies having pick up and drop off at our gate, we are in the perfect position to explore Motueka and the Abel Tasman Region.

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Facilities at Happy Apple Backpackers

Free unlimited WIFI in all areas including bedrooms 

Bike Hire

Free Bag storage

Tent sites 

Plenty of off street parking 

Outdoor fire and dinning facilities

Campers and motorhomes welcome

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We have a range of rooms available from shared dorms to private double, twin and single rooms. Family rooms with private bathroom. Tent camp sites, and sleeper van parks.
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We have a large, well-appointed kitchen, plus BBQs outside for summer fun in the sun! Large garden with volleyball, pingpong table and hammocks.

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Heading from Nelson, we are located on the main road into Motueka (Highway 60) on the left hand side, 150m past the first roundabout.

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Happy Apple Backpackers is only 25 mins drive from the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park.

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Happy Apple Backpackers
Address: 500 High St, Motueka 7120

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