Inspire Me

Are you a Great Walker? Snow bunny? YHA New Zealand's hostels are for kiwis and travellers who want to get out and enjoy their passions throughout New Zealand.

Click on the activity and hostel types below to see which of our 45+ hostels will suit your New Zealand adventures.

Discover some of New Zealand's stunning landscapes by getting off the beaten track. We have hostels situated at the start and end of most Great Walks... Find out more

Lace up your walking shoes and explore New Zealand's diverse network of walking tracks. From short walks to multi-day, we have hostels for keen walkers... Find out more

Love skiing, snowboarding, snow shoeing or any and all fun on and off the piste? Check out our snow hostels located near New Zealand's best slopes... Find out more


Travel inspiration

We love swapping New Zealand travel stories and letting you know what's on! So read on for travel inspiration and browse through our two excellent travel magazines. Get reading and get inspired!

Find out what YHA New Zealand and Australia are talking about in our official digital travel magazine. Start reading now These location-specific magazines give you the head's up on activities at key locations around New Zealand. Start reading now


Are you a cycling enthusiast? Saltwater junkie? Adrenaline addict? Day tripper or culture monger? Keep an eye on this page! It's going to continue to grow with more great hostels for your great New Zealand adventures.