Backpacker Accommodation and Camping

The closest accommodation to Abel Tasman National Park

Our Helpful Team


The Big Fellla

The caring, strong and courageous Milan ensures that everyone has the best of times here in The Abel Tasman. The local expert on all things in the area including bird life and a few secret fishing spots.

Hoodles, the camp cat
Hoodles, the camp cat

Name: Hoodles

  • Where hatched: Marahau, NZ
  • Does: Sleeping, eating and rolling around in the sunshine
  • Likes: Scratches under the chin, Jellymeat
  • Stuff: Hoodles is the best hunter ever

"Great place, almost in the Abel Tasman Park. The dorms are very good and the house is just warm and cossy. If you are looking for more than a simple bed, this is the right place. The guests are friendly, helpful and wide-minded!"

Adriana, Bogota, Colombia

Entrance to the Barn Backpackers, Marahau

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Contact Us

The Barn Backpackers and Campground
14 Harvey Road, Marahau
RD2 Motueka, New Zealand

Office Hours 8am - 7pm - Winter
Office Hours 8am - 9pm - Summer
Tel: 03 527 8043

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