YHA Coromandel


YHA Coromandel is set in parklike grounds of an historic villa right in the heart of Coromandel town, on the Coromandel peninsula. From our spacious grounds you can take in the gorgeous views of the Coromandel Harbour and the magnificent sunrises and sunsets. A photographer's dream.

YHA Coromandel backpacker hostel is only 200 metres to the main street of town and many fine restaurants, bars and cafes.

The immaculately clean hostel includes a fully equipped kitchen, and sun drenched lounge with panoramic views of Coromandel Harbour. Enjoy our beautiful grounds and BBQ area. 

Tony & Linda offer all backpackers/guests a very warm and friendly welcome and comfortable stay, they are well informed and are always willing to offer information or advise on local activities, they will also be pleased to help you with your future travel plans around Coromandel Peninsula and throughout New Zealand.


“Large, leafy grounds with BBQ area, located just 200m from the town centre and near the harbour…” –The Rough Guide to New Zealand

By Bus/Shuttle

From Thames, The Intercity, Turley Murphy Bus and Magic Bus services will drop you at gate. Connections from other areas eg, Auckland, Tauranga & Rotorua drop you at Thames for the connection.

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  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Storage
  • Internet Access
  • Library Exchange
  • Locker Storage
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mastercard
  • Parking
  • TV Room
  • VISA
  • Taking a scenic Driving Creek Railways & Potteries train ride from Coromandel town.
  • Enjoying one of the many walks near Coromandel.
  • Kayaking and fishing on Coromandel Harbour
  • Watching the harbour and the world go by from a local café


  • Art Exhibition (Jan 4th - Jan 31st) Whitianga Art Group will be holding their annual Art Exhibition for the duration of January and will open daily from Sunday 4th January until Saturday 31st January, 10am to 5pm. All work from the Art Group members is ...
  • Impossible Objects Weekender - Truth, Dose, Bogl, A Sides (Jan 31st - Feb 1st) Bass heads unite! Summer is here and it’s time to make the most of that warm weather. Gather your friends and let us get on the road for the Impossible Objects Bass Weekender. 2 Days in the beautiful Coromandel ...
  • Thames Market (Nov 1st - Jul 4th 2015) Every Saturday, market-goers will find fruit and veggies, seedlings and plants, flowers, preserves, artisan breads, international delicatessen, cheeses, cakes and cookies, all sorts of bacon and salamis, soaps, ...
  • Viking Kayaks Coromandel Goldstrike (Jan 31st - Feb 1st) This event is for all Kayak fishing men and woman. From beginners to the more experience. And also a new category for landbase fishermen.
  • Farmers Market (Nov 16th - May 31st 2015) For seasonal & local vegetables, fruit, venison, honey, jams, chutneys, pesto, pickles, herbs, free range eggs, flowers, organic skin care products, seedlings, firewood, organic cheese, organic butter, homemade soap, ...
  • Transfield Triathlon (Feb 1st - Feb 1st) Individuals and Teams 8 & 9 yrs Swim 75m Bike 5km Run 2.5km 10 - 12 yrs Swim 150m Bike 6km Run 2.5km 13 & 14 yrs Swim 300m Bike 12km Run 5km 15-17 yrs Short or Long 18 + Open Short or Long Masters 40+ Short or ...