YHA Ahipara


Discover the delights of YHA Ahipara Backpackers & Holiday Park, 5 minute 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.


  • (May 28th - May 28th) Ladies come and join us. Rt Hon Dame Jenny Shipley will speak on inspiring women into leadership at a special event at the Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands on 28 May. Deputy Mayor Tania McInnes and Annika ... Copthorne Hotel and Resort
  • (Aug 25th - Jun 18th 2015) Running for 4 consecutive Thursday evenings, and finishing with a day of techniques and another full day experimental firing, expert clay artist, Amorangi Hikuroa will guide you through the art of vessel making, clay ... Quarry Arts Centre
  • (Dec 11th - Aug 6th 2015) Paihia 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 Thursday ... Village Green
  • (Feb 12th - Nov 5th) Girls' Brigade meets during term time from 6 pm. We provide fun activities for girls aged 5 to 18 years who want to get the most out of life. Our weekly programme encourages girls to develop a range of physical, ... St John's Yellow Church
  • (Mar 26th - Jun 25th) Mainly Muisc is a programme of music and activity for pre-school children and their paents/caregivers. Morning Tea is provided. Cost is $3 per family. Come along for adult companionship, and fun musical activities for ... Kaurihohore Historic Church
  • (Apr 23rd - Jul 2nd) Become a great skater. Become a Northern Skater! Fun skating class. Drills, games, routines, speed. Learn to balance, swizzle, weave, u-turn, stop, fall, flamingo, jump, lunge, go backward and more. Grading ... Onerahi Hall