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


  • 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, ...
  • Family Fishing Competition (Nov 28th - Nov 29th) Fundraiser Event Thames Volunteer Fire Brigade invites familys to come and compete for over $9000 worth of prizes. Prizes for kids and adults. Briefing on Friday night and start fishing early Saturday. We wish to ...
  • Delaney Davidson The Swim Down Low Tour (Nov 28th - Nov 28th) Swim Down Low, Delaney’s latest solo album has been well received by press in Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, UK, USA and finally he heads home. After an extensive tour of Europe and USA playing the house of ...
  • Senior Moments (Nov 21st - Nov 29th) 'Senior Moments" is a collection of five one-act plays, of which we are performing three.They are written for older actors, by Frederick Stroppel, an American playwright who has won a number of awards for his plays. One ...
  • Pohutukawa Festival Wearable Arts Show (Nov 29th - Nov 29th) The Thames Civic Centre will once again be the venue for The Pohutukawa Festival Wearable Arts Show - coming back to you in November of 2014. Creativity, style, and flair brought back to the stage again by Totally Thames ...
  • Experience U2 - The Best of Tour (Nov 29th - Nov 29th) Experience U2 - New Zealand's Live U2 Show is back for Summer 2014/15 After sell out summer shows earlier this year, Experience U2 return with for another hot summer season! So, come and join us at The Dogs Bollix ...