114 Commercial Street
Golden Bay
Contact us on: 03-525 7005
The front of the hostel on a sunny Takaka day

Welcome to barefoot backpackers, a comfortable and cosy hostel located in the heart of Takaka in the beautiful Golden Bay. We offer cheap six bed dorm rooms with space for tents and vans all in a relaxed and homely environment. Free Wifi, tea, coffee, home-made muesli, bike hire and local area maps are available.

So come and join us and see the varied wildlife in the Abel Tasman national park or visit New Zealand's most majestic beaches. Catch fresh salmon at the Anatoki Salmon farm or go kayaking at one of the top ten kayaking destinations in the world in the pristine Tasman waters. Relax at the sacred Te Waikoropupū Springs or just enjoy yourself in our pool room or have a game of darts.