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


  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Leadfoot Festival (Feb 6th - Feb 8th) The Leadfoot Festival is a unique weekend bringing together a mix of classic cars, vintage motorcycles and motorsport legends. Tickets will be offered to the general public with an invitation to Rod & Shelly Millen’s ...
  • Waitangi Day Celebrations (Feb 6th - Feb 6th) Come and celebrate Waitangi day in the relaxed atmosphere of Colville for a fun hands-on day. 11 – 12: Taonga pūoro This presentation will be an opportunity to see, touch and experience the haunting sounds of ...