Reefton Old Bread Shop

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Reefton Old Breadshop

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155 Buller Rd
Reefton
Buller
West Coast
New Zealand 

03-732 8420

NZ $18-25 p/p 

www.reeftonbackpackers.co.nz

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Best priced quality accommodation in Reefton. Double rooms with linen and mixed dormitory; $25 and $18 respectively per person, per night. Fully self contained with free internet and DVDs.

Once a thriving bakery, this small colourful place offers clean and cosy accommodation to the budget minded traveller while being centrally located.
It is fully self-contained with lounge, television, dvd's, computer, free wireless internet, fire, dining room, full kitchen and laundry. There are double and twin rooms available (with linen) and a backpacker dormitory. The whole backpacker's can be rented out to groups as a stand-alone unit.
Trevor is an avid fly-fisherman and is happy to share his extensive knowledge of fishing in the region. There are a dozen excellent trout rivers within a 30 minute driving radius of town. Trevor is also available to give fly-fishing lessons.

Opening Hours

  • Sunday:Open 24 Hours
  • Monday:Open 24 Hours
  • Tuesday:Open 24 Hours
  • Wednesday:Open 24 Hours
  • Thursday:Open 24 Hours
  • Friday:Open 24 Hours
  • Saturday:Open 24 Hours

Parking: Free On-Street

Products and Services

Amenities: Blankets, DVDs, Heating, Internet Access, Linen, Phones, Refrigerators
Facilities: Double Rooms, Kitchens, Laundry Facilities, Lounge
Service:Consultations, Online Services, Reservations
Features: Pets are allowed

Payment: Cash, Travellers Cheques, Personal Cheques

Year Established: 1997

What to see and do

Reefton, the 'Town of Light' is the largest inland town on New Zealand's West Coast. Formerly named Quartzopolis due to its quartz gold mining history. Reefton was the first town in the Southern Hemisphere to boast a public supply of electricity.

The town is currently experiencing something of a 'boom' due to the creation of a major gold mine outside of town as well as the burgeoning dairy industry. Reefton is home to around a thousand people, a population that has remained steady since the boom years of the gold rush of the late 1800's. Reefton is friendly, relaxed and has all the advantages of a metropolitan center allied to that "small town" feel. Trevor is an Australian from the Gold Coast and he considers Reefton summers to be the best in the world.

Centrally located within Reefton, right in the heart of Victoria Conservation Park Reefton offers many activities to enjoy on your stay away from Home.

  • Bushwalking - Many walking trails.
  • Trout fishing - 12 angling rivers, including "trophy streams".
  • 4 wheel driving - A number of tracks suitable for 4WD adventures.
  • Hunting - The local region abounds in feral deer, pigs and goats.
  • Gold fossicking - There is still much gold to be found in them thar hills.
  • Art Galleries and Museums
  • Bird watching - Birdlife abounds in the nearby forests.
  • Bearded Miners - A replica 1860's miners hut in the centre of town.
  • Skate Park - Reefton boasts the largest skate park in New Zealand.
  • Swimming Pool - Heated and covered the pool is located in town.
  • Fitness Centre - Newly opened with state of the art equipment.
  • Summer festival - An annual program of events including Racecourse.
  • Cinema - An historic cinema showing an up-to-date program of movies.
  • Kayaking - A popular sport enjoyed on the nearby mountain rivers.
  • Relax - Or do nothing more strenuous than have a quiet and restful sleep-in followed by a meal one of the growing number of eateries in town.
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