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Spa and Sauna - $25 per hour, holds max 8 people
Lockers - $2
Washers - 2 x $2 coins
Dryer - $ 3 x $ 1 coins
Washing powder sachets - $0,50
Extra towels, blankets or linen - $2


Tuatapere Motels, Shooters Backpackers and Holiday Park is a fine complex with all the modern facilities including a spa and sauna, located on the Southern Scenic Route.

Tuatapere Motels offers a range of different accommodation options from motel units and backpacker rooms to well-maintained power and non-power sites. Shooters Backpackers was built in 2004 and is a two-storey building capable of sleeping up to 60 people at any time. Our motel units are fully self-contained and provide a clean and relaxed environment for you to enjoy.

Located on our landscaped grounds is a mini golf park and a playground.

Tuatapere Motel, Shooters Backpackers and Holiday Park is the closest accommodation to the Hump Ridge Track - a 43km circuit that starts and finishes at the western end of Te Waiwai Bay. Freedom and guided packages are available and on this walk you will see an adundance of wildlife including fur seals, dolphins and kea birds. There are also any other tranquil bush walks available in Tuatapere, allowing you to experience the true Southland wilderness.

Jet boating is also available in the districts lakes and rivers, this can be booked here. You will also find a cafe, bar and supermarket just a short walk from your motel unit or backpacker room.

Here at Tuatapere Motel, Shooters Backpackers and Holiday Park, you can have a good night's rest in warm, friendly, centrally located accommodation and enjoy the small township before enjoying the adventures the area offers.