YHA Wanaka is situated in the stunning alpine village of Lake Wanaka New Zealand. Our central Wanaka location offers uninterrupted views of Lake Wanaka and New Zealand’s famed Southern Alps, with a range of warm and comfortable budget accommodation and great communal facilities.
Our relaxed, welcoming vibe has generated rave reviews in the Lonely Planet. YHA Wanaka offers an ideal retreat for the independent traveller looking to discover the exciting activities on offer in Lake Wanaka New Zealand.
YHA Wanaka backpackers hostel offers a choice of quality budget accommodation, designed for the independent traveller. YHA Wanaka accommodation boasts a great range of facilities, designed to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Our famed open plan lounge/dining area has a roaring log fire and boasts stunning views of Lake Wanaka and New Zealand's Southern Alps.
"Our pick - warmed by a wood stove, the lounge at this ever-popular hostel holds commanding lake and mountain views..." -Lonely Planet, New Zealand
If travelling from Queenstown via the Crown Range, turn right off the Cardrona Valley Road into Brownston Street; if Travelling via SH84, turn left onto Brownston Street.
Buses and shuttles will drop off at our door
We are located 10 km from Wanaka airport – shuttles are available for $15 and meet all flights into Wanaka
Located in the centre of the township, overlooking Pembroke park and with undisturbed views across Lake Wanaka, this is the perfect location for your group to explore all that the region has to offer.
YHA Wanaka accommodates all types of groups from schools and colleges, to sporting and cultural groups. Please contact us to discuss your requirements before making a booking.
Click here for YHA New Zealand's full Groups Brochure.
YHA Wanaka can cater for up to 110 people across 32 rooms.
Room types available are:
Group members are accommodated in comfortable 4 - 8 bed rooms with ensuite facilities. All bedding is provided (duvets, sheets and pillows), and towels can be hired for $1.
Supervisors and tour leaders can be accommodated in single, double or twin rooms with private facilities. These rooms include all bed linen and towels.
Continental breakfast can be served in our kitchen upon request for $10 per person. It includes a choice of three cereals, yogurt, seasonal fruit, toast and spreads, tea, coffee and fruit juice.
We know being a group leader is tough work at the best of times and you need to stay contactable as much as possible to keep things running smoothly. To help you stay connected YHA offers provides group leaders with free high speed WiFi during their stay.
A free booking service is provided for all land-based domestic travel and activities including: Interislander and Bluebridge ferries, Tranzalpine, Tranzscenic and Overland trains, Intercity coach travel and local shuttle services.
Contact YHA Wanaka direct on firstname.lastname@example.org or call our groups coordinator on .email