If you want to make the most of your time in the Tasman, Golden Bay area then don't make the mistake of staying in Nelson.
You will lose at least two hours a day reaching the area's major attractions e.g. the Abel Tasman. Motueka is at the heart of the Abel Tasman region and Hat Trick Lodge is the most conveniently located accommodation in town. So why not follow us on Twitter and get all the Abel Tasman news?
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1. Hat Trick Lodge is a great place to stay. We're the most modern backpackers / holiday lodge in Motueka, located only metres from the bus stop, information centre, great cafes, shops, supermarkets, golfing and the town's park - a great accommodation base.
2. Hat Trick Lodge is in a great location. We're close to two of New Zealand's most beautiful national parks, Abel Tasman and Kahurangi. They are packed with golden beaches, awesome scenery and stunning opportunities for sea kayaking, tramping and river or sea fishing. We're also only minutes away from sky-diving, horse-riding, caves and great biking routes.
3. Hat Trick Lodge offers great services. We've got clean, sunny rooms with new beds, a great kitchen, dining & lounge areas, plus decks, laundry and bikes for hire! We are also booking agents for bus tickets and other activities.
"We had a fantastic time. Paul & Suzanne are very friendly and the hostel is so clean, definitely the best place we have stayed in so far." Julie , Scotland
Hat Trick Lodge Backpackers accommodation is our new, purpose built, traveller-friendly 51 bed backpackers hostel featuring dorms, doubles, ensuites and more, just 18 kms from Abel Tasman National Park. It's an excellent base to explore the bays and blue green waters of the Abel Tasman, the tracks of the Kahurangi National Park, Nelson Lakes and the golden sands of Kaiteriteri.
You will be warmly welcomed by your hosts, Graeme & Diane. We're passionate about the Nelson, Tasman regions and have acquired a wealth of knowledge, experience and contacts of all outdoor activities ranging from the Sea to the Snow.
ENJOY QUALITY, LOCATION AND GENUINE HOSPITALITY - we're committed to ensuring your stay in the Abel Tasman is memorable!