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Welcome to Moana Lodge

5 Star Accredited Backpackers / Hostel Accommodation - Wellington, New Zealand

Situated in Plimmerton, just 20 minutes from Wellington City and 10 minutes from Porirua.

From Lonely Planet: “…this exceptional backpackers right on the beach is immaculate and inviting…

Beachfront accommodation

Welcome to Moana Lodge, where we offer immaculate hostel accommodation facilities, stunning beachfront views, and most importantly friendly welcoming staff. 

We are a quality 5 Star Backpackers accommodation, situated just 20 minutes north of Wellington City. 

For many, amazing beachfront views offer the ultimate experience for a great holiday.  What’s more, our spectacular sea views can be experienced from many of our upstairs rooms as well as our large communal lounge. 

Visit Moana Lodge and experience our great hospitality.  As a guest, you can enjoy many of our great facilities, which include:

  • A large fully equipped farmhouse kitchen.
  • Sunny outdoor courtyard and BBQ area.
  • Large guests lounge - which is situated front of the hostel and overlooks Plimmerton Bay.
  • Great lounge facilities - which includes many relaxing sofas to mingle and relax in, along with our provided board games and books.
  • Guests dining room.
  • Free WiFi and on street parking.
  • Full self catering accommodation facilities.

Our backpackers accommodation is situated just 20 mins north of Wellington city.  It’s well located with just a short walk to village shops, cafes, restaurants and the Plimmerton train station.  

We offer an ideal stopover if you want to catch the Interislander Ferry across to Picton. And, we offer the perfect option for enjoying your stay, while visiting Wellington, but prefer a relaxing place to rest your head at the end of a fun filled day.

If you would like more information about our great backpackers/hostel accommodation please Contact Us.  We can happily talk to you about our facilities and what’s on around Wellington, Porirua and the Kapiti Coast.

Moana Lodge – Accredited 5 Star Backpackers Accommodation
Immaculate facilities.  Friendly and Welcoming Hosts.
Just 20 mins north of Wellington City.

Our Awards & Accreditations

5 Star Backpackers.
Certified since Sept 2009.



Specialty Lodging - Motels, Backpackers, and B&B

6 Years - Certificate of Excellence Winner:  2012-2017.

 Trip Advisor

BBH Quality Award

Wellington Accommodation | Porirua Accommodation

Category: 21 to 40 beds:
2012: Awarded 96%.
2013: Category Winner.
Awarded 97%.
2014: Category Winner.
Awarded 96%.


Lonely Planet:

The Lonely Planet independent authors visited Moana Lodge and selected it as one of the ‘recommended’ hostels in the Wellington Region.