Deals

Read on for great deals as seen in Backpacker Essentials!


South Island

Kaikoura Paddle Power

Whales, penguins, dolphins, seals! Tour the Kaikoura coastline by kayak and enjoy one of Lonely Planet's 'Top Choice' activities. Package includes:

  • 1 night at YHA Kaikoura
  • Half day guided kayak tour
  • GORE-TEX dry pants (Jun- Aug), paddle jacket, booties, dry camera bag

 Email YHA Kaikoura or ring 03 319 5931

Priced from NZ$107 per person multi-share, $150 p.p. twin share, $245 for two in a double room. YHA members only. Valid to 30 September 2014.

 

Hokitika Treetops Walk

Channel your inner Tarzan in the beautiful West Coast rainforest treetops. Stroll through the canopy on the 20m high platform, gently sway on the Mahinapua Springboard, or get your adrenaline fix by climbing the 40m high Hokitika Tower for views of Lake Mahinapua, the snowcapped Southern Alps and the Tasman Sea. Package includes:

  • 2 nights for two in a twin/double room at YHA Hokitika
  • Entry to the Treetop Walk for two
  • Entry to the bushman's outdoor bath at YHA Hokitika
 

 Email YHA Hokitika or ring 03 755 7179

Priced from NZ $185 for two people. YHA members only. Valid to 31 August 2014.

 

Tekapo Stargazer Special

Turn off the lights and wish upon infinite stars at Tekapo’s Mt John Observatory, in the heart of one of only eight international Dark Sky Reserves in the world. Navigate the night skies and peer through powerful telescopes for a truly out of this world experience. Package includes:

  • 1 night multi-share at YHA Lake Tekapo
  • Mt John Observatory night tour with Earth & Sky
  • Transfers from YHA to Mt John
  • Hot chocolate at the candle-lit summit-top Astro Café

 Email YHA Lake Tekapo or ring 03 680 6857

Priced from NZ$145 per person. YHA members only. Valid to 4 July 2014.

 

Wanaka Snow 'N Sleep

Speed down long, uncrowded slopes and carve up the powder at Wanaka and Queenstown’s two largest ski areas – Treble Cone and Cardrona. Choose from two deals:

Deal 1:

  • 2 nights at YHA Wanaka
  • Treble Cone’s First Timer Package: 1-day beginner lift access, 2hr group lesson, ski/snowboard rental, scenic chairlift ride on Home Basin Express, hot drink from Day Lodge Café
Deal 2:
  • 6 nights at YHA Wanaka
  • 5-day OnePassNZ lift pass for Treble Cone and/ or Cardrona. Consecutive or non-consecutive days. Pass can be swapped for and redeemed at a number of Queenstown activities

 Email YHA Wanaka or ring 03 443 1880

Deal 1: Priced at NZ$155 p.p. multi-share and $374 for two people in a private ensuite room. Valid to 31 July 2014.

 





Deal 2:
 Priced from NZ$618 p.p. multi-share and $1,428 for 2 people in a private ensuite room. Valid to 31 July 2014.


Queenstown Adrenaline

Satisfy your inner adrenaline junkie with these heart-pounding jet boat and canyon swing deals in New Zealand’s uncontested adventure capital. Choose from:

Deal 1

  • 2 nights’ multi-share accommodation at YHA Queenstown Central or YHA Queenstown Lakefront
  • Shotover Jet ride
  • Transport to Shotover Jet from The Station
  • Free digital photo or $20 off photo pack
  • Free WiFi on site at Shotover Jet 
Deal 2
  • 2 nights’ multi-share accommodation at YHA Queenstown Central or YHA Queenstown Lakefront
  • Shotover Jet ride and Canyon Swing
  • Transport to Shotover Jet from The Station
  • Transport to Shotover Canyon Swing for you and a friend
  • Free WiFi on site at Shotover Jet

 Email YHA Queenstown Central or ring 03 442 7400

Deal 1: Priced from NZ$181 per person multi-share at YHA Queenstown Lakefront and from $197 at YHA Queenstown Central. Valid to 30 September 2014.








Deal 2: Priced from NZ$383 per person multi-share at YHA Queenstown Lakefront and from $393 at YHA Queenstown Central. Valid to 30 September 2014.

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Glenorchy trampers’ delight  
YHA Glenorchy is the perfect place for tramping enthusiasts to gear up or wind down at the start or end of their tramps. The lakeside wilderness lodge has a fully catered restaurant and an onsite shop selling tramping supplies for the nearby Routeburn and Greenstone tracks. With this special offer, now you can start your tramp without having to worry about transport from the lodge to the start of the track. This package includes:
Free transfers to the Glenorchy end of the Routeburn track 
or 
Free transfers to the Greenstone track 
From $31.50 NZD per person multi-share, $76.50 NZD double/twin. Minimum 2 people staying 2 consecutive nights. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or the Easy As Card. Valid 26 October 2013 to 31 March 2014.
YHA Glenorchy
+64 3 442 4900
glenorchy@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/ 
Bay of Islands 4 for 3 
Paihia is a bustling seaside town with golden beaches and is the perfect home base for exploring New Zealand’s unrivaled Bay of Islands. Swim with the dolphins, hike or visit our Nations birthplace the Waitangi Treaty Grounds or take a cruise to the famous Hole in the Rock. It’s all within a reach from YHA Bay of Islands Paihia. And with so much to do, guests will need a free night just to fit it all in. Stay 4 nights for the price of 3 at YHA Bay of Islands Pahia, a hostel that’s located close to the town’s restaurants and bars but secluded enough to enjoy a great night’s sleep. Package includes:
Stay 4 nights and pay for 3 
                  
Priced from $22.50 NZD per person multi-share per night, $40.00 per person double per night.  Valid to 30 November 2013. For YHA members only.
YHA Bay of Islands Paihia
+64 9 402 7487
bayofislands.paihia@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Set Sail in Taupo 
Taupo is a great spot to discover the Great Lake’s secrets and now you can with this great value short break package. Set sail aboard Barbary, an eco-friendly restored 1920s yacht. Marvel at Maori rock carvings, learn the region’s history and even be one of the crew by hoisting the sails and having a turn at the wheel. Or you can just sit back and relax or swim. This package includes:
2 nights with YHA Taupo
2 ½ hour lake cruise aboard Barbary
From $71.40 NZD per person multi-share, $156.00 NZD double/twin per person. Valid 1 November to 15 December 2013.
YHA Taupo 
+64 7 378 3311
taupo@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Paddle power in Tauranga 
Grab your paddle and hit the water for a guided kayak tour in the Bay of Plenty. Options abound with this short breaks deal. Your guide can take you through stunning canyons and waterways to discover hidden plants and bashful wildlife or you can get off the beaten track once the sun sets and kayak through glow worms dells. Or get into the salty stuff around Mount Maunganui and keep your eye out for sting rays, blue penguins, dolphins, seals and orca. After your half day paddling, rest your weary limbs at YHA Tauranga. Package includes:
1 night with YHA Tauranga 
A Glowworm Night Tour, McLarens Falls Trip or a Round The Mount half-day kayak 
Pickup and refreshments
Free photos
$112.00 per person 6 bed multi-share. Valid to 30 November 2013. YHA members only.
YHA Tauranga
+64 7 578 5064
tauranga@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Smooth sailing in Milford Sound 
If you’ve only seen one photo of New Zealand, chances are it was of Milford Sound and Mitre Peak. With this short break offer those photos can now be snapped with your own camera. Experience the stillness of Milford Sound bounded by steep cliffs and dense rainforest on a 2 hour Milford Sound cruise. Package includes:
2 nights with YHA Te Anau
Milford Sound coach and cruise tour 
$165 NZD per person in multi-share, $189 NZD per person in double/twin. Valid 1 October to 30 November 2013. YHA members only. $175 per person multi-share, $199 per person double/twin for non-members.
YHA Te Anau
+64 3 249 7847
teanau@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Franz Josef via Kayak 
Make the most of Westland's alpine environment with this great-value package. Paddle Lake Mapourika and enjoy mirrored reflections of the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Get up close with this protected habitat and kiwi sanctuary. Sandwiched between mountains and sea, Lake Mapourika has its own warmer and drier micro-climate which enhances the ambience of the experience.
2 nights with YHA Franz Josef
Glacier kayak tour, equipment provided
Photos
Dinner for 1 night at the local’s hangout, Monsoon bar 
$135 per person multi-share. Valid till 10 December 2013. For YHA members and non-members.
YHA Franz Josef
+64 3 752 0754
franzjosef@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/


Wanaka Work 'N Holiday

Before the white stuff hits the mountains, snow bunnies flock to Wanaka looking for seasonal work and a place to crash. YHA Wanaka is offering a pre-ski season deal for those bunnies looking for work on the mountains. Stay at YHA Wanaka while landing that sweet job on one of Wanaka’s nearby ski fields. Package includes:

  • 7 nights multi-share with kitchen and bathroom at YHA Wanaka
  • Up to a 2 week stay, longer is negotiable

 Email YHA Wanaka or ring 03 443 1880

$168 per person per week. Valid 1 May – 15 June 2014.


Christchurch City Break

Visit New Zealand’s 'Garden City' and get a taste of the Antarctic at the same time. Say hello to little blue penguins, step into an Antarctic storm at -8°C, buckle-up for the exciting Hagglund ride, and experience an awesome simulated 4D cruise. Package includes:

  • 1 night at YHA Christchurch Rolleston House
  • Entry to the International Antarctic Centre including 4D show and Hagglund ride
  • Free shuttle from Rolleston Avenue (opposite the YHA)

 Email YHA Christchurch Rolleston House or ring 03 366 6564

Priced from NZ$77 per person multi-share. Valid to 30 June 2014. Exclusive to YHA members.

 

 

North Island


Rotorua Culture 'N Thermal Wonderland

Say 'Kia Ora' to Rotorua, New Zealand’s Maori culture and geothermal capital. Glimpse into the lives of the early Maori at Tamaki Maori Village where you’ll be treated to an evening of ceremonial ritual, cultural performances, storytelling and a mouth-watering traditional hangi feast. Then soak at your leisure in the Polynesian Spa’s seven mineral hot springs while overlooking Lake Rotorua. Package includes:

  • 1 night’s accommodation at YHA Rotorua
  • Three hour Tamaki Maori Village cultural evening (including transport)
  • Adult entry to Polynesian Spa (15 minute walk from YHA Rotorua) for unlimited duration

 Email YHA Rotorua or ring 07 349 4088

Priced from NZ$124.20 per person multi-share or $270.40 for 2 people in private ensuite room. Exclusive to YHA members. Valid to 30 September 2014.

 

Bay of Islands Stay 'N Cruise

Cruise the sparkling Bay of Islands from Paihia, spot dolphins as you journey to the famous Hole in the Rock, and take in the 360° views from the top of Urupukapuka Island. This deal brings the best of New Zealand’s beautiful aquatic playground to you, including a ferry to the delightful historic town of Russell. Package includes:

  • 2 nights’ multi-share at YHA Bay of Islands Paihia
  • Dolphin cruise to the Hole in the Rock
  • Return ferry ticket to Russell

 Email YHA Bay of Islands Paihia or ring 09 402 7487

Priced from NZ$144 per person. Valid to 5 August 2014.


Wellington B & B Break

Kickstart your day in the kiwi capital with a free bagel brekkie for two, courtesy of YHA Wellington. All you have to do is stay in a private room. Package includes: 

  • 1 night at YHA Wellington in a private room

  • 2 bagels with cream cheese and jam + 2 regular coffees of your choice

 Email YHA Wellington or ring 04 801 7280

Priced from NZ$80 for two people in a private room with shared bathroom, and $120 for two in private room with ensuite. Vaild to 30 June 2014.

Glenorchy trampers’ delight  
YHA Glenorchy is the perfect place for tramping enthusiasts to gear up or wind down at the start or end of their tramps. The lakeside wilderness lodge has a fully catered restaurant and an onsite shop selling tramping supplies for the nearby Routeburn and Greenstone tracks. With this special offer, now you can start your tramp without having to worry about transport from the lodge to the start of the track. This package includes:
Free transfers to the Glenorchy end of the Routeburn track 
or 
Free transfers to the Greenstone track 
From $31.50 NZD per person multi-share, $76.50 NZD double/twin. Minimum 2 people staying 2 consecutive nights. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or the Easy As Card. Valid 26 October 2013 to 31 March 2014.
YHA Glenorchy
+64 3 442 4900
glenorchy@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/ 
Bay of Islands 4 for 3 
Paihia is a bustling seaside town with golden beaches and is the perfect home base for exploring New Zealand’s unrivaled Bay of Islands. Swim with the dolphins, hike or visit our Nations birthplace the Waitangi Treaty Grounds or take a cruise to the famous Hole in the Rock. It’s all within a reach from YHA Bay of Islands Paihia. And with so much to do, guests will need a free night just to fit it all in. Stay 4 nights for the price of 3 at YHA Bay of Islands Pahia, a hostel that’s located close to the town’s restaurants and bars but secluded enough to enjoy a great night’s sleep. Package includes:
Stay 4 nights and pay for 3 
                  
Priced from $22.50 NZD per person multi-share per night, $40.00 per person double per night.  Valid to 30 November 2013. For YHA members only.
YHA Bay of Islands Paihia
+64 9 402 7487
bayofislands.paihia@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Set Sail in Taupo 
Taupo is a great spot to discover the Great Lake’s secrets and now you can with this great value short break package. Set sail aboard Barbary, an eco-friendly restored 1920s yacht. Marvel at Maori rock carvings, learn the region’s history and even be one of the crew by hoisting the sails and having a turn at the wheel. Or you can just sit back and relax or swim. This package includes:
2 nights with YHA Taupo
2 ½ hour lake cruise aboard Barbary
From $71.40 NZD per person multi-share, $156.00 NZD double/twin per person. Valid 1 November to 15 December 2013.
YHA Taupo 
+64 7 378 3311
taupo@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Paddle power in Tauranga 
Grab your paddle and hit the water for a guided kayak tour in the Bay of Plenty. Options abound with this short breaks deal. Your guide can take you through stunning canyons and waterways to discover hidden plants and bashful wildlife or you can get off the beaten track once the sun sets and kayak through glow worms dells. Or get into the salty stuff around Mount Maunganui and keep your eye out for sting rays, blue penguins, dolphins, seals and orca. After your half day paddling, rest your weary limbs at YHA Tauranga. Package includes:
1 night with YHA Tauranga 
A Glowworm Night Tour, McLarens Falls Trip or a Round The Mount half-day kayak 
Pickup and refreshments
Free photos
$112.00 per person 6 bed multi-share. Valid to 30 November 2013. YHA members only.
YHA Tauranga
+64 7 578 5064
tauranga@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Smooth sailing in Milford Sound 
If you’ve only seen one photo of New Zealand, chances are it was of Milford Sound and Mitre Peak. With this short break offer those photos can now be snapped with your own camera. Experience the stillness of Milford Sound bounded by steep cliffs and dense rainforest on a 2 hour Milford Sound cruise. Package includes:
2 nights with YHA Te Anau
Milford Sound coach and cruise tour 
$165 NZD per person in multi-share, $189 NZD per person in double/twin. Valid 1 October to 30 November 2013. YHA members only. $175 per person multi-share, $199 per person double/twin for non-members.
YHA Te Anau
+64 3 249 7847
teanau@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Franz Josef via Kayak 
Make the most of Westland's alpine environment with this great-value package. Paddle Lake Mapourika and enjoy mirrored reflections of the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Get up close with this protected habitat and kiwi sanctuary. Sandwiched between mountains and sea, Lake Mapourika has its own warmer and drier micro-climate which enhances the ambience of the experience.
2 nights with YHA Franz Josef
Glacier kayak tour, equipment provided
Photos
Dinner for 1 night at the local’s hangout, Monsoon bar 
$135 per person multi-share. Valid till 10 December 2013. For YHA members and non-members.
YHA Franz Josef
+64 3 752 0754
franzjosef@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/

October issue deals copy
Glenorchy trampers’ delight  
YHA Glenorchy is the perfect place for tramping enthusiasts to gear up or wind down at the start or end of their tramps. The lakeside wilderness lodge has a fully catered restaurant and an onsite shop selling tramping supplies for the nearby Routeburn and Greenstone tracks. With this special offer, now you can start your tramp without having to worry about transport from the lodge to the start of the track. This package includes:
Free transfers to the Glenorchy end of the Routeburn track 
or 
Free transfers to the Greenstone track 
From $31.50 NZD per person multi-share, $76.50 NZD double/twin. Minimum 2 people staying 2 consecutive nights. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or the Easy As Card. Valid 26 October 2013 to 31 March 2014.
YHA Glenorchy
+64 3 442 4900
glenorchy@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/ 
Bay of Islands 4 for 3 
Paihia is a bustling seaside town with golden beaches and is the perfect home base for exploring New Zealand’s unrivaled Bay of Islands. Swim with the dolphins, hike or visit our Nations birthplace the Waitangi Treaty Grounds or take a cruise to the famous Hole in the Rock. It’s all within a reach from YHA Bay of Islands Paihia. And with so much to do, guests will need a free night just to fit it all in. Stay 4 nights for the price of 3 at YHA Bay of Islands Pahia, a hostel that’s located close to the town’s restaurants and bars but secluded enough to enjoy a great night’s sleep. Package includes:
Stay 4 nights and pay for 3 
                  
Priced from $22.50 NZD per person multi-share per night, $40.00 per person double per night.  Valid to 30 November 2013. For YHA members only.
YHA Bay of Islands Paihia
+64 9 402 7487
bayofislands.paihia@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Set Sail in Taupo 
Taupo is a great spot to discover the Great Lake’s secrets and now you can with this great value short break package. Set sail aboard Barbary, an eco-friendly restored 1920s yacht. Marvel at Maori rock carvings, learn the region’s history and even be one of the crew by hoisting the sails and having a turn at the wheel. Or you can just sit back and relax or swim. This package includes:
2 nights with YHA Taupo
2 ½ hour lake cruise aboard Barbary
From $71.40 NZD per person multi-share, $156.00 NZD double/twin per person. Valid 1 November to 15 December 2013.
YHA Taupo 
+64 7 378 3311
taupo@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Paddle power in Tauranga 
Grab your paddle and hit the water for a guided kayak tour in the Bay of Plenty. Options abound with this short breaks deal. Your guide can take you through stunning canyons and waterways to discover hidden plants and bashful wildlife or you can get off the beaten track once the sun sets and kayak through glow worms dells. Or get into the salty stuff around Mount Maunganui and keep your eye out for sting rays, blue penguins, dolphins, seals and orca. After your half day paddling, rest your weary limbs at YHA Tauranga. Package includes:
1 night with YHA Tauranga 
A Glowworm Night Tour, McLarens Falls Trip or a Round The Mount half-day kayak 
Pickup and refreshments
Free photos
$112.00 per person 6 bed multi-share. Valid to 30 November 2013. YHA members only.
YHA Tauranga
+64 7 578 5064
tauranga@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Smooth sailing in Milford Sound 
If you’ve only seen one photo of New Zealand, chances are it was of Milford Sound and Mitre Peak. With this short break offer those photos can now be snapped with your own camera. Experience the stillness of Milford Sound bounded by steep cliffs and dense rainforest on a 2 hour Milford Sound cruise. Package includes:
2 nights with YHA Te Anau
Milford Sound coach and cruise tour 
$165 NZD per person in multi-share, $189 NZD per person in double/twin. Valid 1 October to 30 November 2013. YHA members only. $175 per person multi-share, $199 per person double/twin for non-members.
YHA Te Anau
+64 3 249 7847
teanau@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Franz Josef via Kayak 
Make the most of Westland's alpine environment with this great-value package. Paddle Lake Mapourika and enjoy mirrored reflections of the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Get up close with this protected habitat and kiwi sanctuary. Sandwiched between mountains and sea, Lake Mapourika has its own warmer and drier micro-climate which enhances the ambience of the experience.
2 nights with YHA Franz Josef
Glacier kayak tour, equipment provided
Photos
Dinner for 1 night at the local’s hangout, Monsoon bar 
$135 per person multi-share. Valid till 10 December 2013. For YHA members and non-members.
YHA Franz Josef
+64 3 752 0754
franzjosef@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/

Glenorchy trampers’ delight  
YHA Glenorchy is the perfect place for tramping enthusiasts to gear up or wind down at the start or end of their tramps. The lakeside wilderness lodge has a fully catered restaurant and an onsite shop selling tramping supplies for the nearby Routeburn and Greenstone tracks. With this special offer, now you can start your tramp without having to worry about transport from the lodge to the start of the track. This package includes:
Free transfers to the Glenorchy end of the Routeburn track 
or 
Free transfers to the Greenstone track 
From $31.50 NZD per person multi-share, $76.50 NZD double/twin. Minimum 2 people staying 2 consecutive nights. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or the Easy As Card. Valid 26 October 2013 to 31 March 2014.
YHA Glenorchy
+64 3 442 4900
glenorchy@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/ 
Bay of Islands 4 for 3 
Paihia is a bustling seaside town with golden beaches and is the perfect home base for exploring New Zealand’s unrivaled Bay of Islands. Swim with the dolphins, hike or visit our Nations birthplace the Waitangi Treaty Grounds or take a cruise to the famous Hole in the Rock. It’s all within a reach from YHA Bay of Islands Paihia. And with so much to do, guests will need a free night just to fit it all in. Stay 4 nights for the price of 3 at YHA Bay of Islands Pahia, a hostel that’s located close to the town’s restaurants and bars but secluded enough to enjoy a great night’s sleep. Package includes:
Stay 4 nights and pay for 3 
                  
Priced from $22.50 NZD per person multi-share per night, $40.00 per person double per night.  Valid to 30 November 2013. For YHA members only.
YHA Bay of Islands Paihia
+64 9 402 7487
bayofislands.paihia@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Set Sail in Taupo 
Taupo is a great spot to discover the Great Lake’s secrets and now you can with this great value short break package. Set sail aboard Barbary, an eco-friendly restored 1920s yacht. Marvel at Maori rock carvings, learn the region’s history and even be one of the crew by hoisting the sails and having a turn at the wheel. Or you can just sit back and relax or swim. This package includes:
2 nights with YHA Taupo
2 ½ hour lake cruise aboard Barbary
From $71.40 NZD per person multi-share, $156.00 NZD double/twin per person. Valid 1 November to 15 December 2013.
YHA Taupo 
+64 7 378 3311
taupo@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Paddle power in Tauranga 
Grab your paddle and hit the water for a guided kayak tour in the Bay of Plenty. Options abound with this short breaks deal. Your guide can take you through stunning canyons and waterways to discover hidden plants and bashful wildlife or you can get off the beaten track once the sun sets and kayak through glow worms dells. Or get into the salty stuff around Mount Maunganui and keep your eye out for sting rays, blue penguins, dolphins, seals and orca. After your half day paddling, rest your weary limbs at YHA Tauranga. Package includes:
1 night with YHA Tauranga 
A Glowworm Night Tour, McLarens Falls Trip or a Round The Mount half-day kayak 
Pickup and refreshments
Free photos
$112.00 per person 6 bed multi-share. Valid to 30 November 2013. YHA members only.
YHA Tauranga
+64 7 578 5064
tauranga@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Smooth sailing in Milford Sound 
If you’ve only seen one photo of New Zealand, chances are it was of Milford Sound and Mitre Peak. With this short break offer those photos can now be snapped with your own camera. Experience the stillness of Milford Sound bounded by steep cliffs and dense rainforest on a 2 hour Milford Sound cruise. Package includes:
2 nights with YHA Te Anau
Milford Sound coach and cruise tour 
$165 NZD per person in multi-share, $189 NZD per person in double/twin. Valid 1 October to 30 November 2013. YHA members only. $175 per person multi-share, $199 per person double/twin for non-members.
YHA Te Anau
+64 3 249 7847
teanau@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Franz Josef via Kayak 
Make the most of Westland's alpine environment with this great-value package. Paddle Lake Mapourika and enjoy mirrored reflections of the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Get up close with this protected habitat and kiwi sanctuary. Sandwiched between mountains and sea, Lake Mapourika has its own warmer and drier micro-climate which enhances the ambience of the experience.
2 nights with YHA Franz Josef
Glacier kayak tour, equipment provided
Photos
Dinner for 1 night at the local’s hangout, Monsoon bar 
$135 per person multi-share. Valid till 10 December 2013. For YHA members and non-members.
YHA Franz Josef
+64 3 752 0754
franzjosef@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/

Glenorchy trampers’ delight  
YHA Glenorchy is the perfect place for tramping enthusiasts to gear up or wind down at the start or end of their tramps. The lakeside wilderness lodge has a fully catered restaurant and an onsite shop selling tramping supplies for the nearby Routeburn and Greenstone tracks. With this special offer, now you can start your tramp without having to worry about transport from the lodge to the start of the track. This package includes:
Free transfers to the Glenorchy end of the Routeburn track 
or 
Free transfers to the Greenstone track 
From $31.50 NZD per person multi-share, $76.50 NZD double/twin. Minimum 2 people staying 2 consecutive nights. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or the Easy As Card. Valid 26 October 2013 to 31 March 2014.
YHA Glenorchy
+64 3 442 4900
glenorchy@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/ 
Bay of Islands 4 for 3 
Paihia is a bustling seaside town with golden beaches and is the perfect home base for exploring New Zealand’s unrivaled Bay of Islands. Swim with the dolphins, hike or visit our Nations birthplace the Waitangi Treaty Grounds or take a cruise to the famous Hole in the Rock. It’s all within a reach from YHA Bay of Islands Paihia. And with so much to do, guests will need a free night just to fit it all in. Stay 4 nights for the price of 3 at YHA Bay of Islands Pahia, a hostel that’s located close to the town’s restaurants and bars but secluded enough to enjoy a great night’s sleep. Package includes:
Stay 4 nights and pay for 3 
                  
Priced from $22.50 NZD per person multi-share per night, $40.00 per person double per night.  Valid to 30 November 2013. For YHA members only.
YHA Bay of Islands Paihia
+64 9 402 7487
bayofislands.paihia@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Set Sail in Taupo 
Taupo is a great spot to discover the Great Lake’s secrets and now you can with this great value short break package. Set sail aboard Barbary, an eco-friendly restored 1920s yacht. Marvel at Maori rock carvings, learn the region’s history and even be one of the crew by hoisting the sails and having a turn at the wheel. Or you can just sit back and relax or swim. This package includes:
2 nights with YHA Taupo
2 ½ hour lake cruise aboard Barbary
From $71.40 NZD per person multi-share, $156.00 NZD double/twin per person. Valid 1 November to 15 December 2013.
YHA Taupo 
+64 7 378 3311
taupo@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Paddle power in Tauranga 
Grab your paddle and hit the water for a guided kayak tour in the Bay of Plenty. Options abound with this short breaks deal. Your guide can take you through stunning canyons and waterways to discover hidden plants and bashful wildlife or you can get off the beaten track once the sun sets and kayak through glow worms dells. Or get into the salty stuff around Mount Maunganui and keep your eye out for sting rays, blue penguins, dolphins, seals and orca. After your half day paddling, rest your weary limbs at YHA Tauranga. Package includes:
1 night with YHA Tauranga 
A Glowworm Night Tour, McLarens Falls Trip or a Round The Mount half-day kayak 
Pickup and refreshments
Free photos
$112.00 per person 6 bed multi-share. Valid to 30 November 2013. YHA members only.
YHA Tauranga
+64 7 578 5064
tauranga@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Smooth sailing in Milford Sound 
If you’ve only seen one photo of New Zealand, chances are it was of Milford Sound and Mitre Peak. With this short break offer those photos can now be snapped with your own camera. Experience the stillness of Milford Sound bounded by steep cliffs and dense rainforest on a 2 hour Milford Sound cruise. Package includes:
2 nights with YHA Te Anau
Milford Sound coach and cruise tour 
$165 NZD per person in multi-share, $189 NZD per person in double/twin. Valid 1 October to 30 November 2013. YHA members only. $175 per person multi-share, $199 per person double/twin for non-members.
YHA Te Anau
+64 3 249 7847
teanau@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Franz Josef via Kayak 
Make the most of Westland's alpine environment with this great-value package. Paddle Lake Mapourika and enjoy mirrored reflections of the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Get up close with this protected habitat and kiwi sanctuary. Sandwiched between mountains and sea, Lake Mapourika has its own warmer and drier micro-climate which enhances the ambience of the experience.
2 nights with YHA Franz Josef
Glacier kayak tour, equipment provided
Photos
Dinner for 1 night at the local’s hangout, Monsoon bar 
$135 per person multi-share. Valid till 10 December 2013. For YHA members and non-members.
YHA Franz Josef
+64 3 752 0754
franzjosef@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/

 

Auckland B & B Break

Ready, get set, go! Roll out of bed and hit the streets of Auckland with YHA Auckland International’s wake up pack including accommodation and breakfast, so you lose no time exploring the 'City of Sails'. Package includes: 

  • 1 night for two people in a private room at YHA Auckland International
  • 2 large packed breakfasts including cereal, milk, tea, coffee, Milo, sugar, juice, spread, jam and bread

 Email YHA Auckland or ring 09 302 8200

Priced from NZ$105 for two people in a private ensuite (double or twin). Vaild to 30 June 2014.

Glenorchy trampers’ delight  
YHA Glenorchy is the perfect place for tramping enthusiasts to gear up or wind down at the start or end of their tramps. The lakeside wilderness lodge has a fully catered restaurant and an onsite shop selling tramping supplies for the nearby Routeburn and Greenstone tracks. With this special offer, now you can start your tramp without having to worry about transport from the lodge to the start of the track. This package includes:
Free transfers to the Glenorchy end of the Routeburn track 
or 
Free transfers to the Greenstone track 
From $31.50 NZD per person multi-share, $76.50 NZD double/twin. Minimum 2 people staying 2 consecutive nights. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or the Easy As Card. Valid 26 October 2013 to 31 March 2014.
YHA Glenorchy
+64 3 442 4900
glenorchy@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/ 
Bay of Islands 4 for 3 
Paihia is a bustling seaside town with golden beaches and is the perfect home base for exploring New Zealand’s unrivaled Bay of Islands. Swim with the dolphins, hike or visit our Nations birthplace the Waitangi Treaty Grounds or take a cruise to the famous Hole in the Rock. It’s all within a reach from YHA Bay of Islands Paihia. And with so much to do, guests will need a free night just to fit it all in. Stay 4 nights for the price of 3 at YHA Bay of Islands Pahia, a hostel that’s located close to the town’s restaurants and bars but secluded enough to enjoy a great night’s sleep. Package includes:
Stay 4 nights and pay for 3 
                  
Priced from $22.50 NZD per person multi-share per night, $40.00 per person double per night.  Valid to 30 November 2013. For YHA members only.
YHA Bay of Islands Paihia
+64 9 402 7487
bayofislands.paihia@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Set Sail in Taupo 
Taupo is a great spot to discover the Great Lake’s secrets and now you can with this great value short break package. Set sail aboard Barbary, an eco-friendly restored 1920s yacht. Marvel at Maori rock carvings, learn the region’s history and even be one of the crew by hoisting the sails and having a turn at the wheel. Or you can just sit back and relax or swim. This package includes:
2 nights with YHA Taupo
2 ½ hour lake cruise aboard Barbary
From $71.40 NZD per person multi-share, $156.00 NZD double/twin per person. Valid 1 November to 15 December 2013.
YHA Taupo 
+64 7 378 3311
taupo@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Paddle power in Tauranga 
Grab your paddle and hit the water for a guided kayak tour in the Bay of Plenty. Options abound with this short breaks deal. Your guide can take you through stunning canyons and waterways to discover hidden plants and bashful wildlife or you can get off the beaten track once the sun sets and kayak through glow worms dells. Or get into the salty stuff around Mount Maunganui and keep your eye out for sting rays, blue penguins, dolphins, seals and orca. After your half day paddling, rest your weary limbs at YHA Tauranga. Package includes:
1 night with YHA Tauranga 
A Glowworm Night Tour, McLarens Falls Trip or a Round The Mount half-day kayak 
Pickup and refreshments
Free photos
$112.00 per person 6 bed multi-share. Valid to 30 November 2013. YHA members only.
YHA Tauranga
+64 7 578 5064
tauranga@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Smooth sailing in Milford Sound 
If you’ve only seen one photo of New Zealand, chances are it was of Milford Sound and Mitre Peak. With this short break offer those photos can now be snapped with your own camera. Experience the stillness of Milford Sound bounded by steep cliffs and dense rainforest on a 2 hour Milford Sound cruise. Package includes:
2 nights with YHA Te Anau
Milford Sound coach and cruise tour 
$165 NZD per person in multi-share, $189 NZD per person in double/twin. Valid 1 October to 30 November 2013. YHA members only. $175 per person multi-share, $199 per person double/twin for non-members.
YHA Te Anau
+64 3 249 7847
teanau@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Franz Josef via Kayak 
Make the most of Westland's alpine environment with this great-value package. Paddle Lake Mapourika and enjoy mirrored reflections of the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Get up close with this protected habitat and kiwi sanctuary. Sandwiched between mountains and sea, Lake Mapourika has its own warmer and drier micro-climate which enhances the ambience of the experience.
2 nights with YHA Franz Josef
Glacier kayak tour, equipment provided
Photos
Dinner for 1 night at the local’s hangout, Monsoon bar 
$135 per person multi-share. Valid till 10 December 2013. For YHA members and non-members.
YHA Franz Josef
+64 3 752 0754
franzjosef@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/

October issue deals copy
Glenorchy trampers’ delight  
YHA Glenorchy is the perfect place for tramping enthusiasts to gear up or wind down at the start or end of their tramps. The lakeside wilderness lodge has a fully catered restaurant and an onsite shop selling tramping supplies for the nearby Routeburn and Greenstone tracks. With this special offer, now you can start your tramp without having to worry about transport from the lodge to the start of the track. This package includes:
Free transfers to the Glenorchy end of the Routeburn track 
or 
Free transfers to the Greenstone track 
From $31.50 NZD per person multi-share, $76.50 NZD double/twin. Minimum 2 people staying 2 consecutive nights. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or the Easy As Card. Valid 26 October 2013 to 31 March 2014.
YHA Glenorchy
+64 3 442 4900
glenorchy@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/ 
Bay of Islands 4 for 3 
Paihia is a bustling seaside town with golden beaches and is the perfect home base for exploring New Zealand’s unrivaled Bay of Islands. Swim with the dolphins, hike or visit our Nations birthplace the Waitangi Treaty Grounds or take a cruise to the famous Hole in the Rock. It’s all within a reach from YHA Bay of Islands Paihia. And with so much to do, guests will need a free night just to fit it all in. Stay 4 nights for the price of 3 at YHA Bay of Islands Pahia, a hostel that’s located close to the town’s restaurants and bars but secluded enough to enjoy a great night’s sleep. Package includes:
Stay 4 nights and pay for 3 
                  
Priced from $22.50 NZD per person multi-share per night, $40.00 per person double per night.  Valid to 30 November 2013. For YHA members only.
YHA Bay of Islands Paihia
+64 9 402 7487
bayofislands.paihia@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Set Sail in Taupo 
Taupo is a great spot to discover the Great Lake’s secrets and now you can with this great value short break package. Set sail aboard Barbary, an eco-friendly restored 1920s yacht. Marvel at Maori rock carvings, learn the region’s history and even be one of the crew by hoisting the sails and having a turn at the wheel. Or you can just sit back and relax or swim. This package includes:
2 nights with YHA Taupo
2 ½ hour lake cruise aboard Barbary
From $71.40 NZD per person multi-share, $156.00 NZD double/twin per person. Valid 1 November to 15 December 2013.
YHA Taupo 
+64 7 378 3311
taupo@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Paddle power in Tauranga 
Grab your paddle and hit the water for a guided kayak tour in the Bay of Plenty. Options abound with this short breaks deal. Your guide can take you through stunning canyons and waterways to discover hidden plants and bashful wildlife or you can get off the beaten track once the sun sets and kayak through glow worms dells. Or get into the salty stuff around Mount Maunganui and keep your eye out for sting rays, blue penguins, dolphins, seals and orca. After your half day paddling, rest your weary limbs at YHA Tauranga. Package includes:
1 night with YHA Tauranga 
A Glowworm Night Tour, McLarens Falls Trip or a Round The Mount half-day kayak 
Pickup and refreshments
Free photos
$112.00 per person 6 bed multi-share. Valid to 30 November 2013. YHA members only.
YHA Tauranga
+64 7 578 5064
tauranga@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Smooth sailing in Milford Sound 
If you’ve only seen one photo of New Zealand, chances are it was of Milford Sound and Mitre Peak. With this short break offer those photos can now be snapped with your own camera. Experience the stillness of Milford Sound bounded by steep cliffs and dense rainforest on a 2 hour Milford Sound cruise. Package includes:
2 nights with YHA Te Anau
Milford Sound coach and cruise tour 
$165 NZD per person in multi-share, $189 NZD per person in double/twin. Valid 1 October to 30 November 2013. YHA members only. $175 per person multi-share, $199 per person double/twin for non-members.
YHA Te Anau
+64 3 249 7847
teanau@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Franz Josef via Kayak 
Make the most of Westland's alpine environment with this great-value package. Paddle Lake Mapourika and enjoy mirrored reflections of the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Get up close with this protected habitat and kiwi sanctuary. Sandwiched between mountains and sea, Lake Mapourika has its own warmer and drier micro-climate which enhances the ambience of the experience.
2 nights with YHA Franz Josef
Glacier kayak tour, equipment provided
Photos
Dinner for 1 night at the local’s hangout, Monsoon bar 
$135 per person multi-share. Valid till 10 December 2013. For YHA members and non-members.
YHA Franz Josef
+64 3 752 0754
franzjosef@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/

Glenorchy trampers’ delight  
YHA Glenorchy is the perfect place for tramping enthusiasts to gear up or wind down at the start or end of their tramps. The lakeside wilderness lodge has a fully catered restaurant and an onsite shop selling tramping supplies for the nearby Routeburn and Greenstone tracks. With this special offer, now you can start your tramp without having to worry about transport from the lodge to the start of the track. This package includes:
Free transfers to the Glenorchy end of the Routeburn track 
or 
Free transfers to the Greenstone track 
From $31.50 NZD per person multi-share, $76.50 NZD double/twin. Minimum 2 people staying 2 consecutive nights. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or the Easy As Card. Valid 26 October 2013 to 31 March 2014.
YHA Glenorchy
+64 3 442 4900
glenorchy@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/ 
Bay of Islands 4 for 3 
Paihia is a bustling seaside town with golden beaches and is the perfect home base for exploring New Zealand’s unrivaled Bay of Islands. Swim with the dolphins, hike or visit our Nations birthplace the Waitangi Treaty Grounds or take a cruise to the famous Hole in the Rock. It’s all within a reach from YHA Bay of Islands Paihia. And with so much to do, guests will need a free night just to fit it all in. Stay 4 nights for the price of 3 at YHA Bay of Islands Pahia, a hostel that’s located close to the town’s restaurants and bars but secluded enough to enjoy a great night’s sleep. Package includes:
Stay 4 nights and pay for 3 
                  
Priced from $22.50 NZD per person multi-share per night, $40.00 per person double per night.  Valid to 30 November 2013. For YHA members only.
YHA Bay of Islands Paihia
+64 9 402 7487
bayofislands.paihia@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Set Sail in Taupo 
Taupo is a great spot to discover the Great Lake’s secrets and now you can with this great value short break package. Set sail aboard Barbary, an eco-friendly restored 1920s yacht. Marvel at Maori rock carvings, learn the region’s history and even be one of the crew by hoisting the sails and having a turn at the wheel. Or you can just sit back and relax or swim. This package includes:
2 nights with YHA Taupo
2 ½ hour lake cruise aboard Barbary
From $71.40 NZD per person multi-share, $156.00 NZD double/twin per person. Valid 1 November to 15 December 2013.
YHA Taupo 
+64 7 378 3311
taupo@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Paddle power in Tauranga 
Grab your paddle and hit the water for a guided kayak tour in the Bay of Plenty. Options abound with this short breaks deal. Your guide can take you through stunning canyons and waterways to discover hidden plants and bashful wildlife or you can get off the beaten track once the sun sets and kayak through glow worms dells. Or get into the salty stuff around Mount Maunganui and keep your eye out for sting rays, blue penguins, dolphins, seals and orca. After your half day paddling, rest your weary limbs at YHA Tauranga. Package includes:
1 night with YHA Tauranga 
A Glowworm Night Tour, McLarens Falls Trip or a Round The Mount half-day kayak 
Pickup and refreshments
Free photos
$112.00 per person 6 bed multi-share. Valid to 30 November 2013. YHA members only.
YHA Tauranga
+64 7 578 5064
tauranga@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Smooth sailing in Milford Sound 
If you’ve only seen one photo of New Zealand, chances are it was of Milford Sound and Mitre Peak. With this short break offer those photos can now be snapped with your own camera. Experience the stillness of Milford Sound bounded by steep cliffs and dense rainforest on a 2 hour Milford Sound cruise. Package includes:
2 nights with YHA Te Anau
Milford Sound coach and cruise tour 
$165 NZD per person in multi-share, $189 NZD per person in double/twin. Valid 1 October to 30 November 2013. YHA members only. $175 per person multi-share, $199 per person double/twin for non-members.
YHA Te Anau
+64 3 249 7847
teanau@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Franz Josef via Kayak 
Make the most of Westland's alpine environment with this great-value package. Paddle Lake Mapourika and enjoy mirrored reflections of the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Get up close with this protected habitat and kiwi sanctuary. Sandwiched between mountains and sea, Lake Mapourika has its own warmer and drier micro-climate which enhances the ambience of the experience.
2 nights with YHA Franz Josef
Glacier kayak tour, equipment provided
Photos
Dinner for 1 night at the local’s hangout, Monsoon bar 
$135 per person multi-share. Valid till 10 December 2013. For YHA members and non-members.
YHA Franz Josef
+64 3 752 0754
franzjosef@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/

Glenorchy trampers’ delight  
YHA Glenorchy is the perfect place for tramping enthusiasts to gear up or wind down at the start or end of their tramps. The lakeside wilderness lodge has a fully catered restaurant and an onsite shop selling tramping supplies for the nearby Routeburn and Greenstone tracks. With this special offer, now you can start your tramp without having to worry about transport from the lodge to the start of the track. This package includes:
Free transfers to the Glenorchy end of the Routeburn track 
or 
Free transfers to the Greenstone track 
From $31.50 NZD per person multi-share, $76.50 NZD double/twin. Minimum 2 people staying 2 consecutive nights. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer or the Easy As Card. Valid 26 October 2013 to 31 March 2014.
YHA Glenorchy
+64 3 442 4900
glenorchy@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/ 
Bay of Islands 4 for 3 
Paihia is a bustling seaside town with golden beaches and is the perfect home base for exploring New Zealand’s unrivaled Bay of Islands. Swim with the dolphins, hike or visit our Nations birthplace the Waitangi Treaty Grounds or take a cruise to the famous Hole in the Rock. It’s all within a reach from YHA Bay of Islands Paihia. And with so much to do, guests will need a free night just to fit it all in. Stay 4 nights for the price of 3 at YHA Bay of Islands Pahia, a hostel that’s located close to the town’s restaurants and bars but secluded enough to enjoy a great night’s sleep. Package includes:
Stay 4 nights and pay for 3 
                  
Priced from $22.50 NZD per person multi-share per night, $40.00 per person double per night.  Valid to 30 November 2013. For YHA members only.
YHA Bay of Islands Paihia
+64 9 402 7487
bayofislands.paihia@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Set Sail in Taupo 
Taupo is a great spot to discover the Great Lake’s secrets and now you can with this great value short break package. Set sail aboard Barbary, an eco-friendly restored 1920s yacht. Marvel at Maori rock carvings, learn the region’s history and even be one of the crew by hoisting the sails and having a turn at the wheel. Or you can just sit back and relax or swim. This package includes:
2 nights with YHA Taupo
2 ½ hour lake cruise aboard Barbary
From $71.40 NZD per person multi-share, $156.00 NZD double/twin per person. Valid 1 November to 15 December 2013.
YHA Taupo 
+64 7 378 3311
taupo@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Paddle power in Tauranga 
Grab your paddle and hit the water for a guided kayak tour in the Bay of Plenty. Options abound with this short breaks deal. Your guide can take you through stunning canyons and waterways to discover hidden plants and bashful wildlife or you can get off the beaten track once the sun sets and kayak through glow worms dells. Or get into the salty stuff around Mount Maunganui and keep your eye out for sting rays, blue penguins, dolphins, seals and orca. After your half day paddling, rest your weary limbs at YHA Tauranga. Package includes:
1 night with YHA Tauranga 
A Glowworm Night Tour, McLarens Falls Trip or a Round The Mount half-day kayak 
Pickup and refreshments
Free photos
$112.00 per person 6 bed multi-share. Valid to 30 November 2013. YHA members only.
YHA Tauranga
+64 7 578 5064
tauranga@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Smooth sailing in Milford Sound 
If you’ve only seen one photo of New Zealand, chances are it was of Milford Sound and Mitre Peak. With this short break offer those photos can now be snapped with your own camera. Experience the stillness of Milford Sound bounded by steep cliffs and dense rainforest on a 2 hour Milford Sound cruise. Package includes:
2 nights with YHA Te Anau
Milford Sound coach and cruise tour 
$165 NZD per person in multi-share, $189 NZD per person in double/twin. Valid 1 October to 30 November 2013. YHA members only. $175 per person multi-share, $199 per person double/twin for non-members.
YHA Te Anau
+64 3 249 7847
teanau@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/
Franz Josef via Kayak 
Make the most of Westland's alpine environment with this great-value package. Paddle Lake Mapourika and enjoy mirrored reflections of the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Get up close with this protected habitat and kiwi sanctuary. Sandwiched between mountains and sea, Lake Mapourika has its own warmer and drier micro-climate which enhances the ambience of the experience.
2 nights with YHA Franz Josef
Glacier kayak tour, equipment provided
Photos
Dinner for 1 night at the local’s hangout, Monsoon bar 
$135 per person multi-share. Valid till 10 December 2013. For YHA members and non-members.
YHA Franz Josef
+64 3 752 0754
franzjosef@yha.co.nz
Book now https://www.yha.co.nz/home/deals/

 

Wellington go wild

Step into New Zealand's native bush for this nocturnal sights and sounds experience. Serenaded by evening birdsong, you'll be guided through Zealandia, the valley sanctuary for New Zealand's rarest birds, reptiles and insects. Listen for the ghostly echo of the ruru (morepork), and the scritch-scritch of the tree wētā and try to spot a kiwi foraging on the forest floor, gloworms shining or kaka (parrots) coming in to roost. Zealandia is a 10 minute drive from YHA Wellington.  Package includes:

  • 1 night multi-share with YHA Wellington
  • 2.5 hour night tour at Zealandia

 Email YHA Wellington or ring 04 801 7280

Priced from NZ$99 per person in a 4 share ensuite room. Valid to 31 October 2014. For YHA members only.