Laughing Kiwi

Backpackers

Free Unlimited Wifi!

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Bikes

Bikes are free for 3 hours to all guests and depending on availability.

Kayaks

The Kayaks are free for guests to use- special conditions apply please inquire.

Free Unlimited Wifi

We have free unlimited fast wifi for all guests in all areas including bedrooms out door areas, cabins and all common areas, we have the ultra fast Fibre network! If you require great reliable wifi this is the place to be.

Great for:

  • Netflix
  • Facetime
  • Whatsapp
  • Skype
  • Live streaming
  • On demand TV
  • Movie watching
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Snapchat
  • Instagram
  • Emailing

Tour Bookings & Transport

We can recommend the best tour options to suit you or your group.

Most tour companies pick-up / drop off from our front door. If you are arriving / departing on a bus to or from Nelson, request a drop off straight to the Laughing Kiwi Backpackers as we are on High street.

BUS TRANSPORT: To and from Nelson – Motueka

Nelson – Motueka: 3:15pm (Golden Bay Coach lines)

or 7:30am (Abel Tasman Shuttle)

Motueka – Nelson: 1:25pm (Golden Bay Coach lines)

or 4:55pm (Abel Tasman Shuttle)

Please google Golden Bay Coach lines and Abel Tasman Shuttle to book these services.

Free Bag Storage

We offer free luggage storage in our locked storage room for as long as you require.

Free Hot Tub

The hot tub is free for guests to use between Oct-May

About Us

Situated in the heart of Motueka, the Laughing Kiwi Backpackers hostel, offers clean affordable accommodation in 3 separate houses, each with its own unique atmosphere. The purpose built Backpacker Lodge, Homely Villa and the private seasonal workers house.

Backpacker accommodation room types include private doubles, with or without ensuite, private twin, 4 bed share rooms & 6 bed dorms.
Each house has its own homely lounge with gas fire, well equipped kitchen, unmetered hot showers & warm comfortable beds.
With a maximum of only 40 guests on site, even in peak season, there is plenty of space for everybody, especially when it comes to cooking a meal and relaxing after the days activities:)

All rooms have heating & all bedding is supplied as standard and professionally laundered. We also have FREE unlimited Wifi.

Situated in the heart of Motueka, the Laughing Kiwi Backpackers hostel, offers clean affordable accommodation in 3 separate houses, each with its own unique atmosphere. The purpose built Backpacker Lodge, Homely Villa and the private sealsonal workers house.

Backpacker accommodation room types include private doubles, with or without ensuite, private twin, 4 bed share rooms & 6 bed dorms.

Each house has its own homely lounge with gas fire, well equipped kitchen, unmetered hot showers & warm comfortable beds.

With a maximum of only 40 guests on site, even in peak season, there is plenty of space for everybody, especially when it comes to cooking a meal and relaxing after the days activities:)

All rooms have heating & all bedding is supplied as standard and professionally laundered. We also have FREE unlimited Wifi.

Rooms and Accommodation

  • DORM ROOMS
  • PRIVATE ROOMS
  • PREMIUM PRIVATE ROOMS
  • LONG TERM

4 BED ROOMS
Starting from: $28 per night

All our dorm beds have professionally laundered linen, cosy warm duvets, pillow and a comfortable mattress. All our bunks are custom built from wood and are strong and stirdy and best of all quiet! – no creaky metal bunks here…yay!

6 BED ROOMS
Starting from: $27 per night

All our dorm beds have professionally laundered linen, cosy warm duvets, pillow and a comfortable mattress. All our bunks are custom built from wood and are strong and stirdy and best of all quiet! – no creaky metal bunks here…yay!

DOUBLE EN-SUITE
Starting from: $68 per night

All our private rooms have professionally laundered linen, cosy warm duvets, pillows and a comfortable mattress. Each room has two towels is lockable and has one or more bed side tables. The En-suite room has a private bathroom containing a shower, hand basin & toilet, soap is also provided.

DOUBLE
Starting from: $64 per night

All our private rooms have professionally laundered linen, cosy warm duvets, pillows and a comfortable mattress. Each room has two towels is lockable and has one or more bed side tables. The En-suite room has a private bathroom containing a shower, hand basin & toilet, soap is also provided.

TWIN
Starting from: $64 per night

All our private rooms have professionally laundered linen, cosy warm duvets, pillows and a comfortable mattress. Each room has two towels is lockable and has one or more bed side tables. The En-suite room has a private bathroom containing a shower, hand basin & toilet, soap is also provided.

PREMIUM DOUBLE & TWIN ROOMS
Starting from: $75 per night

Our lovely kiwi “bach” property is private and only accommodates up to 6 guests total per night
The double and twin rooms have professionally laundered linen, a cosy duvet, pillows and towels.
Bathroom, kitchen and BBQ facilities as well as a private garden area.

LONG TERM ACCOMMODATION
Please request current rate

We offer long term rates for those who are working in the area during the season we have several great options available so we recommend contacting us directly by email, phone or just pop in to ask about rates and availability.

Stuff To Do

Motueka

Abel Tasman

Facilites

Parking

We offer convenient free onsite parking areas. Car parks are subject to availability.

Fully Equip Kitchens

Our kitchens are fully stocked for all your cooking needs. Also enjoy a complementary tea/coffee in each kitchen.

Food Storage

We have plenty of food storage and fridge space in each kitchen.

Coin Operated Laundry

Each property has a coin operated washing machine and dryer $3 per wash and $3 per dry and $1 for laundry powder.

Outdoor dining areas.

We have several gas BBQ’s for Guest use as well as out door/indoor dining areas.

 

Camping Equipment Hire

We have a selection of camping equipment available for hire for staying guests of the Laughing Kiwi. Please ask at check-in for a hire list & prices.

-Tents, sleeping bags, gas cookers, quick dry towels, cooking /dining equipment.

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Book Exchange & entertainment

We have a book exchange program where you can swap a book or try one while you stay. We also have a selection of board games for use, a large selection of DVD’s to choose from and our hostel guitar is available for use.

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Close to town

We are situated close to town in fact a 2 minute walk and your there!

A large supermarket is right across the road as well as banks, cafe’s and any thing else you require during your stay or to get ready for the park.

 

 

 

LAUGHING KIWI BACKPACKERS

310 HIGH ST, MOTUEKA

Office hours 8am-8pm
check-in: 2pm-8pm

Late check-in is by
pre arrangement
conditions apply.

(03) 5289229

Contact Us

310 High Street, Motueka Tasman
(03) 528 9229

WhatsApp us on 022 1748435

info@laughingkiwi.co.nz

Summer office hours: 8:30am-8pm  (closed 11am-2pm for cleaning) 7 days per week.

Winter office hours: 9am-8pm (closed 11am-2pm for cleaning) 7 days per week.

Late arrivals are by pre arrangement only and not always guaranteed.

Car storage while on the track: Dec – April $20 per day, please request this service depends on availability. Free car storage all other months of the year.

Children over the age of 10 years are welcome.