Address:The Barn Backpackers 14 Harvey Rd Marahau, Tasman, Nelson, South Island7197
Closest to the start of the Abel Tasman National Park walks, there are views out to the beach in this lively, happy campground. There are plenty of tent sites set in a garden area; enjoy the sound of the sea and birdsong plus the company of Pukekos and Wekas.
Copses of natural bush are dotted around the camp. There is a mini camp store sells reasonably priced wine and beer, you can enjoy the café/bar/restaurant. A bus stop is close by. The ablutions are well-kept and have disability facilities. There is a new block of showers with a view of the beach, and the open-style kitchen and dining area that has an extension with several BBQs, help yourself to herbs out of the garden. The laundry has automatic equipment. Enjoy an evening on the large communal deck with a camp fire and native trees all around.
All activity bookings can be made at Reception including Water Taxis, Kayaking, SUPs, Sky Diving, River Canyoning, Hand gliding, Microlites and a massage to end the day here. You can also leave your car at the secure car park on site. Your hosts are Rhonda, Milan and Will. Tent sites are from $20 per person and power sites $22 per person. Seasonal rates apply.