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 photographers 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


  • Thames Market (Jan 5th - Oct 4th 2014) 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, ...
  • Auckland Youth Orchestra - Destiny (Oct 5th - Oct 5th) Music from the Masters. Verdi - La forza del destino (Overture) Bruch - Violin Concerto No. 1 Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 Conductor - Antun Poljanich Violin Soloist - Jim Wu As winner of the 2013 Auckland ...
  • Kim and Dusty with Stu Pedley (Oct 11th - Oct 11th) Whisky harmonies, lonesome ballads and dirty blues - with a stomp!
  • Waihi Goldmine Country Music Club (Apr 13th - Dec 14th) Every 2nd Sunday of each month (sorry no May clubday) Starting 12noon to 4pm Guest artist performs Afternoon tea supplied All welcome to come along & sing! Contact: (07)863-8994 or email: waihigmcmc@yahoo.co.nz
  • Loren and Mark (Oct 15th - Oct 15th) Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb share a unique musical chemistry seldom found among musicians. Their live performances feature not only their spectacular technical grasp of the guitar, but also their outstanding ...
  • Katikati Greyhounds Cycle Ride (Oct 16th - Oct 16th) Join the ‘greyhounds’ and ride part of the Hauraki Rail Trail – Waihi to Karangahake and back again. Part of Sport Bay of Plenty's 'Outdoors Month'. For more information contact Jen Riley, Sport Bay of Plenty, ...

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.