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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In truth, we usually book more upmarket accommodation but sometimes to stay where you want to stay you have to be flexible. The good news for us here is that we were able to book one of the private cabins! Sharing the bathroom? No problem and they are absolutely fine. Otherwise the boat is large enough to be able to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly owners. Very well organised. We had a small cabin with a double bed and views of the night sky. The food, both dinner and breakfast, was good and plenty of it, cooked by the owners. We were taken to see glow worms after it grew dark. The next morning we were taken to the next bay to continue...

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cheshire uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one night on the Aquapackers whilst walking the Abel Tasman Track and absolutely loved our time on board. We stayed in a double cabin which was really comfy and cosy and we both slept really well. Bathrooms were shared, but this wasn't a problem and I think everyone was able to enjoy a hot shower. A short helpful...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed on the Aquapackers boat as part of our family trip (2 adults, 2 teenagers, and a grandmother) to Abel Tasman national park - and it was the highlight of our trip. Jane and Mark are amazing hosts, and do everything they can to make your stay enjoyable and relaxing. Starting with homemade Scones on arrival, a delicious BBQ...

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Karlsruhe, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, we just had one night on that wonderful boat but it was the best night that we had on the South Island. Jane and Marc are lovely people - friendly, caring and just so nice! The dinner was a highlight. There were 5 different fresh salads and sausages, chicken wings and so on.... it was sooooo delicious!!! The same...

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Wow! We had such an amazing time staying at the Aquapackers on 5 Jan. Jane and Mark are fantastic hosts, they made us feel right at home in their home straight away and the boat was just lovely. The other guests were really nice and the atmosphere was really relaxed and friendly with everyone getting along and making themselves at...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely lovely experience staying on this converted catamaran with the beautiful surrounds of the Abel Tasman national park. Begin your stay by jumping off the roof of the boat and swimming in the pristine waters of the beautiful Anchorage bay. Have a warm outdoor shower and chill out with the drinks you brought with you, while an awesome BBQ is...

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We were a group of 8 (4 adults & 4 teenage kids) and recently stayed overnight on Aqua Packers. We had a brilliant experience. The bedrooms we clean, warm end comfortable. The dinner and breakfast were delicious - Well beyond our expectation - healthy delicious food in the whilst floating in the middle of the Able Tasman... very special! Our...

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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Aquapackers in October, hence it was slightly cold outside. So when you arrive to Aquapackers after a 8 hour hike, freezing cold and you smell freshly baked muffins and get a warm cup tea in your hand. That feeling (!), is what an active vacation is about. Physical activities during day and 100% enjoyment in the evening. You...

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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Aquapackers for a night and it really felt like home! The owners Jane and Marc (both spent most of their lives on a boat. She is a chef and he is an engineer) just bought the Boat and it is their first season. However they are doing a fantastic job. After your hike in the Abel...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Address: The Anchorage Bay, Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Abel Tasman National Park
Number of rooms: 5
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“for a couple I'd recommend the stand-alone rooms, but the bunk rooms are still comfy for a family/larger group”
 of 5 bubbles BurntK, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you can afford it the twin or 4 bed cabins are more spacious”
 of 5 bubbles davidwY8092SV, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Dorm rooms for budget travellers, double rooms for a (romantic) room with some more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles jo_lles928, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were in a 4 person bunk room, there were other room options for couples, etc.”
 of 5 bubbles Alisonxxx, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Definitely go for the rooms if you can afford it. At least then you get some privacy and a view.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveJ-SanDiego, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
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