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Le Bons Bay Backpackers

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Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

I was there with my partner a couple of years ago. It was our backpackers of our stay in NZ. The experience was great. Every night there was dinner cooked by Gary. He was also helped by a dutch woman who was working there. We went with him also to a sea tour. I still have very nice memories from...

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Reviewed 21 March 2008

At the end of a 3 week trip to NZ I had 3 days free on the Banks Peninsula. Dropped into the i-site info desk in Akaroa to book a room and told them I had heard good things about Le Bons Bay Backpackers. They rang Le Bons and reserved a room, and more importantly, a dinner reservation for that...

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Reviewed 20 December 2007

My partner and I stayed in Le Bons Bay Backpackers for one night towards the end of our trip around the South Island of New Zealand. We loved in at Le Bons Bay and were so disappointed to have to leave the next day, sadly we had no choice as our car had to be returned in Christchurch. We stayed...

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Reviewed 12 December 2004

We had the pleasure of staying at Le Bons Bay Backpackers as we traveled through the South Island. We stumbled upon it by mistake and loved it so much that we spent 28 days! We traveled for another month and then returned for another 3 weeks!!! Garry & Heidi are the ultimate hosts - from the boat rides, collecting paua...

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A small family run hostel in a restored 120 year old homestead. Just 1.25 hours from Christchurch and 15 minutes from Akaroa, situated in the tranquil valley of Le Bons Bay. Special attractions include boat trips to see rare Hectors Dolphins, yellow-eyed penguins and seals. Taste delicious and famous gourmet seafood meals, visit local artists and crafts people. ... more   less 

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Address: Main Road, Akaroa, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Number of rooms: 51
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