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Onuku Farm Hostel

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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“tonga hut”(6 reviews)
“dolphin tour”(3 reviews)
“van park”(2 reviews)
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All reviewstonga hutdolphin tourvan parkmain buildingamazing viewsstar gazerswimming with dolphinsnew zealandbanks peninsulahot showershared kitchengreat facilitiesenjoyed our staywashing machineview of the baya great place to staystayed for one night
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huge thanks to Onuku Farm Hostel for a lovely stay and wonderful time swimming with the dolphins. And they had all sorts of superfriendly animals - chickens and sheeps that you can cuddle! We stayed there in our campervan on a grassy area with picnic...More

1  Thank RutaMa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I actually found the reviews here to not have always accurately assessed what is actually on offer here, or how nice it is to stay here. AFAIK there are 3 options staying here: campsite, hostel, and star gazer sleeper pods which you can watch the...More

1  Thank Winter F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the night in the star gazing hut, it was absolutely magical, we spend the whole night cuddling and watching the world go by. They provide great facilities kitchen, showers, toilets, fridge. Great value for money, The site is very natural and rural, beware...More

1  Thank rebeccabroom
Reviewed 13 January 2018

When in Akaroa do yourself a favor and spend at least one night at Onuku Farm Hostel. The hostel offers various room options and we booked the Tonga hut for two nights. But the star gazers huts looked really awesome too. Do yourself a second...More

Thank Britt C
Response from OnukuHostel, Manager at Onuku Farm HostelResponded 14 January 2018

Hi Britt! Thanks so much for your review and kind words. You were such a pleasure to have as a guest, and we wish all *3* of you safe and happy travels. You're welcome back to kayak with dolphins anytime!

Reviewed 10 January 2018

I feel sorry, but for me, it was overrated. My partner and I stayed 1 night at the Stargazer cabin, it was ok, unfortunately we had the lights from the caravan near by dazzling during many hours of the night in our cabin spoiling the...More

Thank ane_port
Response from OnukuHostel, Manager at Onuku Farm HostelResponded 14 January 2018

Hi Ane! Thanks for your review and for the positive feedback! As to the negative parts of your stay, we unfortunately cannot change the layout of the property or control the usage of lights from other guests, but we will in the future direct our...More

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"Book in advance for the farm house rooms or camp site plots"
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"go the female dorm!"
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"The tonga hut is very cool, the only downside is it's outside the range of the wifi."
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"So many options, huts, camping, dorm or private rooms. You can't go wrong!"
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