YHA Ahipara


Discover the delights of YHA Ahipara Backpackers & Holiday Park, 5 minutes walk from spectacular Ninety Mile beach in Northland at the top of New Zealand's North Island. YHA Ahipara Backpackers & Holiday Park is located in an idyllic park-like 6 acre setting and has a range of accommodation from the backpackers' lodge, tent sites and power sites for campervans and caravans, to cabins, onsite vans and a self-contained lodge.

YHA Ahipara Backpackers & Holiday Park includes a large lounge and dining area with an internet cafe, open fireplace and Sky TV, a guest kitchen and a full laundry.

The YHA Ahipara Backpackers & Holiday Park hostel is adjacent to Kaitaia Links Golf Course and within easy reach of shops, takeaways and a restaurant. Only 15 minutes drive from Kaitaia, 1 hour 45 minutes from the Bay of Islands, and well located for exploring the Far North and Cape Reinga, YHA Ahipara Backpackers & Holiday Park is your first choice for affordable budget hostel accommodation.


By Bus:

The intercity stops at the i-Site in Kaitaia at 3.30pm, Ahipara is 15km from here. You can catch the 4.30pm Sand Safari tour bus for $10 by booking at the i-Site on arrival or by calling 0800 BUS TOUR.

From the airport:

Kaitaia airport - 15km away

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  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Storage
  • Library Exchange
  • Mastercard
  • Parking
  • TV Room
  • VISA
  • Take a trip to Cape Reinga at the northern tip of New Zealand for one of the most stunning sea views in New Zealand.
  • Have an adventure on Ninety Mile Beach – try quad biking, sand boarding, bio-karting, surf-casting, horse trekking or a 4WD tour.
  • Experience Ahipara’s past with a fascinating tour of the Gumfields.
  • Go surfing at Reef Point or Shipwreck Bay or just relax on the sand and watch the beautiful sun sets.


  • Yoga with Graeme Lockett (Jul 9th - Dec 16th 2014) Investment: Your first class is $10, with your second class being free, this way I hope you can decide whether you like my classes and teaching style. A concession card is for a 5-class pass. Concession cards are valid ...
  • Bank St Book Club (Feb 25th - Nov 25th) Come along and join the ranks of Bank St's literary elite! We get together on the last Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm, have a drink, nibble and discuss the book we have all read and anything 'n' everything ...
  • Casual Clay (Aug 19th - Dec 23rd) This untutored class is an opportunity for clay workers of all experience levels to come along and work in a casual shared environment. No bookings necessary. Clay available to purchase in the Gallery.
  • Untutored Acrylic Group (Aug 19th - Dec 23rd) An untutored group meeting every week in the Quarry's Scallop Room. If you are passionate about acrylics and would like to spend some time sharing your knowledge and learning a new thing or two, this is the perfect ...
  • Bernina (Sep 15th - Nov 30th) Extended until 30th November 2014 - Kiwi North is proud to display some of the winners, place-getters and other entrants from the Bernina Northland Fashion Awards 2014. Fashion Design, Trash to Fashion, Wearable Art ...
  • Finding OM: A Search In the Ultimate State of Confusion (Nov 13th - Nov 26th) Using a combination of black and white diagrammatic photography and elements from holga-esque instagram snaps, Rebecca’s installation explores our inability to focus wholly on one skill, task, or thought in our modern ...