Welcome to Tuatapere Motel, Shooters Backpackers and Holiday Park
Tuatapere Motels, Shooters Backpackers and Holiday Park is a brand new 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 an animal park with kune kune pigs, a donkey, deer and a resident cockatoo who loves nothing better than company and a chat.
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 many other tranquil bush walks available in Tuatapere, allowing you to experience the true Southland wilderness.
Jetboating and fishing charters are also available in the districtâ's lakes and rivers, and these can be booked across the road from our accommodation. 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.