YHA Ahipara

Description

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.

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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
  • EFTPOS
  • 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.

Events

  • Elton John & Billy Joel Tribute Show (Oct 26th - Oct 26th) Europe's top Elton John Tribute and Billy Joel Show will be at the Mangawhai Tavern Sunday 26th October - Labour weekend This show has toured the world to great acclaim, The show consists of songs from support act ...
  • Mangawhai Beach & Country Market (Oct 27th - Nov 22nd 2015) This market is now very much a part of the 'summer scene' in Mangawhai. We run from Labour Weekend through to Easter. With its upbeat, friendly atmosphere this is a market that is very well supported by both locals and ...
  • Bay of Islands Farmers' Market (Dec 29th - Dec 7th 2014) Kerikeri Farmers' Market is a place where you can buy fresh food, grown or produced within a defined local region, direct from the grower or producer. Buy it fresh from their gate to your plate. Every Sunday ...
  • Classic Russell Craft Show (Oct 25th - Oct 26th) What to see: China painting, Paintings, Handspun woven or/ and possum-wool knitted garmets, Silver-Greenstone and Fashion Jewellery,Beautiful Woodwork, Handcrafted Knifes,Bonecarvings, Handy Bags and Hats, Assorted ...
  • Northlands National Potters Week Exhibition (Oct 6th - Oct 27th) We are celebrating our 12th annual exhibition, once again hosted by the Whangarei District Council in support of our Northland ceramic artists/studio potters. Helping to raise the profile of New Zealand made pottery and ...
  • Made in Russell: An Exhibition by Local Artists (Aug 19th - Nov 16th) This collection of art is as eclectic as it is representative. Works date from the early 1940s to the present. The age of living artists ranges from about thirty to ninety five. The only common factor is that they all ...

YHA offers a range of accommodation to suit groups of all types. Find out how YHA can help your group with their accommodation, transport and activity needs.

Each hostel offers a range of accommodation options for your group. Please email our Customer Services team or phone freephone (within NZ) 0800 278 299.