YHA Whitianga

Description

YHA Whitianga, On the Beach Backpackers is a friendly beachfront hostel with huge bay windows with stunning views over Mercury Bay, on the Coromandel Peninsula, a holiday spot loved by New Zealanders. YHA Whitianga has backpacker accommodation of multi-share rooms (some are en-suite) as well as double and twin rooms in self-contained units. Relax in our clean, comfortable home-like accommodation with all the necessary hostel facilities – well-equipped self catering kitchen, common areas and outside BBQ. 

Quote

"The best hostel in town, right by the bay with great views and ten minutes walk from the centre. Also offered are bikes for rent, and free use of kayaks, boogie boards and courtesy transport." -The Rough Guide to New Zealand

 

Bus/Shuttle:

All buses drop off at the main gate to the hostel.

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  • BBQ
  • Internet Access
  • Library Exchange
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mastercard
  • Parking
  • TV Room
  • VISA
  • Dig your own natural spa at Hot Water Beach, using free spades from the YHA Whitianga hostel.
  • Cathedral Cove is one of the most unspoilt marine reserves in New Zealand, with clear water, excellent scuba diving and snorkeling and unique rock formations.
  • Become a New Zealand ‘beach bum’ at the many wonderful beaches surrounding Whitianga on the Coromandel Peninsula. Surf, swim, fish or relax.
  • The Coromandel is also known for its scenic native forests, with lots of outdoors activities like horse riding, adventure ropes and hiking.
  • Just take it easy; chill out in the Coromandel sunshine and watch the world go by in the charming beach town of Whitianga. 

Events

  • Yoga Nidra - The Deepest Relaxation (Sep 25th - Sep 25th) Finding simple ways to effectively reduce stress, clear the mind and restore energy is becoming increasingly important for those who want to enjoy and promote health and wellbeing. Loved around the world for its easy ...
  • The River Jesters: Project Runaway Tour (Sep 26th - Sep 26th) Tom Batchelor and his band The River Jesters are touring the north island following the release of their new video single PONY. The psychedelic blues rock 4 piece fronted by Batchelor (vocals, guitar) and backed by ...
  • Radiobaby Party Band (Sep 26th - Sep 26th) 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • The River Jesters: Project Runaway Tour (Sep 27th - Sep 27th) Tom Batchelor and his band The River Jesters are touring the north island following the release of their new video single PONY. The psychedelic blues rock 4 piece fronted by Batchelor (vocals, guitar) and backed by ...
  • September Birthday Celebration (Sep 27th - Sep 27th) Tom Bachelor finalist for New Zealand has talent is performing with his band The River Jesters celebrating our September Birthday's. Featuring Jason Mclver and Neal Chell. Enjoy your Dinner and Show or come along for our ...

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.