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


  • Mercury Bay Art Escape Taste of the Tour Showcase exhibition (Mar 6th - Apr 6th) The Launch of the Tour and the opening of the Showcase exhibition, ‘Taste of the Tour’, features one work from each member will be held on Friday 6 March at 5.30pm at Hot Waves Café, Hot Water Beach. The Guest ...
  • Radiobaby Party Band (Apr 2nd - Apr 2nd) Radiobaby is a covers band based in Thames, available for parties and weddings, playing radio songs we all love from the '80s to now. Our coverage is the Coromandel Peninsula to Tauranga to Hamilton and everything in ...
  • Colville Arts Festival (Apr 3rd - Apr 12th) Colville Arts Festival is a community oriented event run by CSSC (Colville Social Service Collective). The 10 day festival opens on Good Friday, 3rd April at 7pm, with an Exhibition of work from around 30 Artists from ...
  • Easter Weekend (Apr 3rd - Apr 3rd) 4 Days of Entertainment, Easter Fun 4 Kids, Workshops, Healthy Food, Yoga, Dancing, Jamming & Eco Market Stalls! More Info about our 2015 Music and Workshop Program to come... Tickets soon available! Prana caters ...
  • Gypsy Travellers Market (Apr 3rd - Apr 6th) We are a group o9f craft persons traveling the north island and will be in Pauanui at the sports club for the easter break bring our hand crafts to you. We will have a bouncy castle, kites small to very large, candy ...
  • The Whangamata Lions Craft & Farmers Market (Apr 19th - Oct 22nd 2016) The Whangamata Lions Craft & Farmers Market hosts nearly 100 stalls offering a huge variety of craft, food and produce. Stalls are located inside the Memorial Hall Complex, and outside in more of an open air market. The ...