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The Anchorage Bay, Abel Tasman National Park New Zealand
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Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Wifi
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All reviews bbq dinner anchorage bay hot shower tea and coffee private cabin one night double room unique experience abel tasman bring your own great bbq the upper deck next morning other guests great company dorm style climb down
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Jane and Mark were very very lovely hosts, making you feel so welcome and comfortable! Fun jumping off the roof of the boat and going for a swim, then a hot shower on deck or in bathroom. The setting is amazing, so peaceful and quiet...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank LiciH1124
Response from JaneM4546, Owner at AquapackersResponded today

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Really pleased you enjoyed your stay. We live in a pretty special place and truly enjoy sharing our home with guests like yourself. Safe travels.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

From Source to Sea, An Abel Tasman Adventure The first thing you always notice when you wake up in New Zealand is the harmonious orchestra of bird song. The constant chatter of many beautiful species fills the air. Perfect, you think, as you look out...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 females from Wellington thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality of mark and wade. Great food, clean accommodation and fantastic company. If you are looking for authentic kiwi hospitality this is the place for you. We were pleasantly surprised at this accommodation and will definitely be back....More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank lisakelly2014
Response from JaneM4546, Owner at AquapackersResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we are happy that you were pleasantly surprised by our small operation. We look forward to seeing you and your team of lovely ladies in the future. Cheers, Mark.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved our stay at Aquapackers in November 2018. Booked a double room and it was a very luxurious and spacious room considering we were sleeping on a boat! Hot shower in the morning. Amazing views to wake up to and a lovely way to...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Jenny B
Response from JaneM4546, Owner at AquapackersResponded 1 week ago

Wow, we certainly don't consider ourselves luxurious but am SO pleased you you thought so. Thank you! It is a beautiful spot to wake up in, we are very fortunate. Your more than welcome in getting assistance to book anything. Enjoy the rest of your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location, great experience eating and sleeping overnight on a boat. Easy and timely pickup from beach, very friendly couple, boat v good standard for backpackers style accommodation. I booked a double berth for just me, to give a little more room - extremely comfortable...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from JaneM4546, Owner at AquapackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Really pleased you enjoyed your stay, food, company.....and of course the short cut. Safe travels

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Welcome to Aquapackers, New Zealand's only floating backpackers accommodation. Owners Jane and Mark welcome you to experience an unforgettable stay on their catamaran in Anchorage Bay, Abel Tasman National More Park. Enjoy the peace and quiet of Abel Tasman National Park from the deck of their specially converted catamaran and relax in your own private cabin, or one of the 2 dorm rooms. All bedding is provided, and the rate includes a delicious BBQ dinner in the evening and continental breakfast in the morning. Aquapackers is a purpose-built catamaran offering shared living space inside with a large dining table, chairs and bench seats, and several decks to soak up the views of Abel Tasman National Park. There is no road access to Aquapackers. You can either walk in on the Abel Tasman Coastal track, take a water taxi, or kayak. We'll pick you up from the beach. Aquapackers is open from October 1 through to 30 April every year. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Abel Tasman National Park
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Abel Tasman National Park
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"Private cabin if available ."
flashpackersinc
3 weeks ago
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"The double rooms would be better if you require privacy"
juliaspark
Mar 14, 2018
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"If your a couple spend the bit extra and get a double room"
sallyg329
Feb 25, 2018
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"Nice to have a private cabin. Dorm accommodation in the twin hulls was tightly packed and very hot the..."
sbwebb847
Jan 21, 2018
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