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YHA Te Anau Group Accommodation


This Gold Qualmark-rated hostel is perfectly situated to discover all that Fiordland has to offer. Whether it’s walking some of the Great Walks, cruising on Milford or Doubtful Sound or visiting the Glowworm caves across Lake Te Anau, YHA Te Anau is a fantastic location for your group to spend a few days.


Continental breakfast can be served in our group kitchen upon request for $10 per person. It includes:

  • A choice of three cereals
  • Toast and spreads (butter, jam, honey, peanut butter)
  • Tea, coffee and fruit juice

Free booking service

A free booking service is provided for all land-based domestic travel, including:

  • Interislander and Bluebridge ferries
  • Tranzalpine, Tranzscenic and Overland trains
  • InterCity coach travel and local shuttle services

Get in touch

Email [email protected], phone 03 249 7847, or contact our National Group Coordinators: [email protected] or phone 0800 278 299.

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Hostel Details & Location

Group Coordinator: Steff Ineson

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

Contact: +64 3 249 7847 Email this hostel

Reception: Summer: 8:00am - 9:00pm, Winter: 9:00am - 6:30pm

Location: 29 Mokonui Street,

Te Anau

Short walk to lakefront


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How to get here

YHA Te Anau is within easy walking distance of the town's conveniences. We are 7 minutes walk from the nearest supermarket and 4 minutes from the local Four Square! Many tour operators are located close by for ease of transport. There are a number of restaurants and cafes within walking distance and we're only a few minutes' walk from stunning Lake Te Anau.

We can help to arrange your activity bookings or transport to local activities. Just let us know, we are happy to help!


Not all bus services pick up and drop off at our hostel. Please get in touch and we can help to arrange this.


Off street, street parking, and bus parking are available.

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Great for groups:

  • 5GB free WiFi per day
  • Breakfast options
  • Towel hire
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Luggage storage options
  • Bed linen included
  • Secure bedrooms
  • Communal lounge
  • Free booking service

Shared facilities:

  • 5GB free WiFi per day
  • Communal lounge
  • Communal dining area
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Food storage area
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Outdoor area
  • BBQ
  • Herb garden
  • Recycling stations
  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying room
  • Free onsite parking
  • 24 hour guest access
  • Electric Vehicle charging

Entertainment and activities:

  • Book exchange
  • Guitar
  • Communal TV
  • Free movies


  • After-hours check in on request
  • Luggage storage options
  • Travel & activity bookings
  • HI bookings
  • Convenience items for sale
  • Hair dryers
  • Hot water bottles
  • Bicycle storage
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hostel capacity

YHA Te Anau can cater for up to 88 people across 29 rooms.

Shared rooms

  • 2 x 8 bed multishare rooms
  • 2 x 6 bed multishare rooms
  • 5 x 4 bed multishare rooms
  • 1 x 3 bed multishare room

Shared single sex bathroom facilities are located conveniently to the bedrooms. All bedding is provided (duvets, sheets and pillows) and towels can be hired for $1 each.

Private rooms

  • 15 x twin and double rooms
  • 2 x single rooms
  • 2 x twin and double rooms with ensuite facilities

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

Safety & Security

All rooms are key entry. A duplicate set of keys can be provided for leaders to access all rooms allocated to your group.

Safety and security is a top priority at YHA. You can download our Group Health & Safety information for your planning resources or school board approvals.

We can also supply a copy of our COVID 19 hostel control measures for each alert level and our Worksafe COVID 19 Safety Plan. Or see our current COVID 19 alert level actions.

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