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

  • The End Times, What In The World Is Happening? (Sep 2nd - Sep 2nd) Join Mike Bain (co founder Media Ministries) as he looks at the world situation and how it lines up with Bible Prophecy for an hour long discourse. Mike is a long time student of eschatology (study of end times) a ...
  • Kelvin Cruickshank presents Soul Food (Sep 4th - Sep 4th) An evening with Kelvin Cruickshank. With the outstanding success and popularity of TV2's award winning series 'Sensing Murder', Kelvin has been literally swamped with people wanting to see him. For this reason, he ...
  • The End Times, What In The World Is Happening? (Sep 4th - Sep 4th) Join Mike Bain (co founder Media Ministries) as he looks at the world situation and how it lines up with Bible Prophecy for an hour long discourse. Mike is a long time student of eschatology (study of end times) a ...
  • Kelvin Cruickshank Presents Soul Food (Sep 5th - Sep 5th) An evening with Kelvin Cruickshank. With the outstanding success and popularity of TV2's award winning series 'Sensing Murder', Kelvin has been literally swamped with people wanting to see him. For this reason, he ...
  • De Stress Practically (Sep 5th - Sep 5th) A few hours of fun, quick and practical ways of dealing with the stress we create in our lives. Included will be a little of:- Head Massage, Laughter Yoga, Breathing exercises, mind changing ideas and lots more. Give ...
  • Whitianga Scallop Festival (Sep 6th - Sep 6th) One of New Zealand's most popular seafood events, the Whitianga Scallop Festival will once again see 60 cuisine stands turning out mouth watering dishes. Entertainment from iconic New Zealand performers, and seafood ...

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.