White Elephant Backpackers, Motueka

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The White Elephant Backpacker provides more than basic, yet highly affordable and homely accommodation, whether you require a double/twin room with your own bathroom or a bed in a dorm, you'll find what you need at this Motueka backpackers.
The White Elephant Backpacker's extensive gardens offer you room to stretch out, relax and unwind. Every bed (except dorm beds) comes fully made up with fresh linen, cosy duvets and woolen blankets.

Our well equipped kitchen and dining area with BBQ is open for your use all day.

Relax in the comfortable lounge with TV, piano and log fire.
Backpacker Facilities

* Holiday units with own bathrooms
* Backpacker dorms
* Tent sites
* Internet
* Wireless lan
* Fully equipped kitchen
* Barbeque
* Cosy log fire
* Heating in all rooms
* Coin operated washing machine and dryer at your disposal.
* Large gardens offering seclusion and privacy
* Off street parking
* Free storage
* We're only 400m away from the main street and centre of Motueka.
* Our casual and friendly staff are only too happy to talk to you about the many other activities in the Motueka, Tasman and Nelson regions that might be of interest such as kayaking, hang gliding, water taxis, markets and wine tastings being just a few activities that we can arrange for you.

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Location and Contact


• Last town before Abel Tasman Park.
• We are 400m away from the main street (High Street),
• coming from Nelson, turn left before you pass Kentucky Fried Chicken and the Warehouse, when you see huge big pine trees on the left, that´s us!



Address: 55, Whakarewa Street, Motueka, Tasman, New Zealand

White Elephant Backpackers is listed on the following booking sites:

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Website White Elephant Backpackers Motueka www.whiteelephant.co.nz
Phone Number: +64 352 86208
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Facilities and Amenities

Digital Nomads

Family-Friendly Hostel

Older travelers (+50)

Quiet Rest

Solo Traveller


Luggage Storage



Wi-Fi in Rooms

Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Air Conditioning

BBQ Grill

Board Games

Book Collection/Exchange

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Entirely Non-Smoking

Hot Showers



Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental

Outdoor Seating

Power Point/Sockets in Rooms



Airport Pickup


Lockers in Rooms

Wheelchair Accessible

Service Animals



Max. Age: All Ages

Min. Age with Parent (dorms): 16

Min. Age with Parent (private room): All Ages

Min. Age without Parent: 18


Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: mostly all year

Reception Hours: 8-1 and 3-8

Size: Medium (30-60 beds)


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