YHA Waitomo Group Accommodation


YHA Waitomo is the ideal facility to cater for groups wanting to explore the Waitomo Caves region. The hostel's farm location provides your group with options for activities in wide open spaces as well as being close to the multiple Waitomo Caves activities.

During summer we can cater for groups up to 15 people. Following Easter, through to Labour weekend we are typically able to host up to 40 people.

Group Breakfast

Breakfast and basic food items can be purchased onsite.

Free WiFi

We know being a group leader is tough work at the best of times and you need to stay contactable. To help you stay connected YHA offers free unlimited WiFi.

Free Booking Service

A free booking service is provided for all local tourism adventures.

Contact our Group Coordinators

Contact YHA Waitomo direct: email [email protected], or ring 07 8787649.
To book group stays across multiple hostel locations please talk to our National Groups Coordinators: [email protected] | 0800 278 299

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Hostel Details & Location

Group Coordinator: Allen & Anne Juno

Check in: 2:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am

Contact: +64 7 878 7649 Email this hostel

Reception: 8am - 7pm

Location: 600 Waitomo Caves Road,


Next to Waitomo Caves


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How to get here

We’re located on Waitomo Caves Rd, 6.4km off SH3 just past the café. Free on-site parking is available. We are a 50min drive from the Hamilton Airport, shuttles are available.

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Great for groups:

  • Free WiFi
  • Exclusive use options
  • Towel hire
  • Secure bedrooms
  • Bed linen included
  • Breakfast options

Shared facilities:

  • Free WiFi
  • Communal lounge
  • Communal dining area
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Food storage area
  • Recycling stations
  • Outdoor area
  • BBQ
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying room
  • Free onsite parking
  • 24 hour guest access

Entertainment and activities:

  • Communal TV
  • Free movies
  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis court


  • Luggage storage options
  • Travel & activity bookings
  • HI bookings
  • Breakfast items for sale
  • Hair dryers
  • Bicycle storage
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hostel capacity

YHA Waitomo can cater for up to 40 people across 9 rooms. Campervan and tent sites are also available.

Shared rooms

  • 5 x 6 bed multishare rooms

Group members are accommodated in comfortable bed rooms. Shared single sex bathroom facilities available. All bedding is provided (duvets, sheets and pillows) and towels can be hired for $1 each.

Private rooms for group leaders and supervisors

  • 4 x Private rooms – twins/doubles/triples and ensuite quad room

These rooms include all bed linen and towels. Please note that we have a limited number of private rooms with ensuite facilities and they are subject to availability.

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