Situated at Paraparaumu Beach on the Kapiti Coast, the hostel has full panoramic views over the sea to Kapiti Island and the South Island. Less than an hour north of Wellington, Paraparaumu Beach is a safe swimming beach.
Take a boat trip to the Bird Sanctuary at Kapiti Island (ferry leaves from beach in front of Barnacles). Local attractions are the world famous Southwards Car Mumeum, the world class Paraparaumu Beach Golf Course and the Lindale Tourist Park.
Features: Barnacles Seaside Inn is a lovely old hotel built in 1923 and lovingly restored to its former glory with oak furniture and historic photos of the area. Barnacles offers a variety of room types, many with seas views (please request sea view when booking). Internet available and trips to Kapiti Island can be arranged.