Takaka’s Kiwiana Backpackers

Relax and Chill

Your favourite place to stay in Golden Bay. Friendly staff, comfortable and cosy rooms with great facilities.
Where strangers become friends and friends become family.

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73 Motupipi Street
Takaka, New Zealand

Centrally located beautiful villa with a huge garden. Relax on the sunny deck, hang out in the hammocks, or lounge around by the cosy log fire. Enjoy the covered outside BBQ kitchen with pizza oven or entertainment lounge with pool table and table tennis. Kiwi as we care.

Cosy and comfortable


Beds from $30 per person.

We have dorms, singles, and double rooms and can cater to every type of group. Van parks and camping sites are available.

Please check in by 8:00pm to minimise disturbance to other guests.


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Kiwiana atmosphere

Free tandem and mountain bikes for guests

Free Bikes

We have a great range of mountain bikes and tandem bikes for our guests to use free of charge. Team up on a tandem for a leisurely cycle into Takaka township, or have an all day mountain bike excursion to one of our local attractions.

Entertainment lounge with pool table and table tennis

Lounge Room

Come relax or play in our games lounge equipped with pool table, table tennis, plus lots more games. Big couches are available if you just want to chill and watch a movie on our flat screen TV. If its a cool night, enjoy the log burner fire to keep cosy.

Full outdoor covered BBQ kitchen with pizza oven

BBQ Kitchen

Our well equipped, fully covered outside BBQ kitchen is great for cooking on those summer nights. Make the most of the evenings with a homemade pizza, or if you wish to imbibe, just relax at a banquet table or on a beanbag and enjoy the sunset with a glass of wine.

High-speed wi-fi

Games room

Kitchen & Outdoor Dining

Washer & Drier

Regularly cleaned

Credit Cards accepted

Great facilities

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  • BBQ kitchen
  • Pizza oven
  • Pool table
  • Table tennis
  • Mountain bikes
  • Log burner fire

Local Attractions

Golden Bay

  • Escape on an all day adventure to the Archway Islands at Wharariki Beach.
  • Take a relaxed riverside bush walk to Wainui falls at Wainui Bay.
  • Enjoy golden sandy beaches and swim in clear water at Totaranui Beach .
  • Just a short trip Te Waikoropupu Springs, largest in the southern hemisphere.

We are just 5 minutes walk from Takaka township where you will find a great variety of cafes and galleries. Relax on a bean bag and enjoy a 3D movie at our local cinema or explore the Saturday Village Market for a unique treasure.

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73 Motupipi Street, Takaka
Golden Bay, New Zealand, 7110.




+64 3 525 7676
0800 805 494