YHA Whangarei, Manaakitanga is a friendly, comfortable hostel is set in spacious grounds in a central location overlooking Whangarei harbour and the town basin. Whangarei, a 2 hour drive north of Auckland, is an excellent location to experience some of the best dive sites New Zealand has to offer. Also just 20 minutes walk from the YHA Whangarei backpacker hostel you can view thousands of glow worms, stalactites and stalagmites in the fascinating Abbey Caves network. The centre of Whangarei town is just a short walk away from the hostel too.
"YHA Whangarei, Manaakitanga: Intimate hillside hostel a steep fifteen-minute walk on foot from the centre of Whangarei, with good views over the town from several of the rooms, and glowworms a ten-minute walk away into the bush." - The Rough Guide to New Zealand.
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.