YHA Ahipara


Discover the delights of YHA Ahipara Backpackers & Holiday Park, 5 minute walk from spectacular Ninety Mile beach in Northland at the top of New Zealand's North Island. YHA Ahipara Backpackers & Holiday Park is located in an idyllic park-like 6 acre setting and has a range of accommodation from the backpackers' lodge, tent sites and power sites for campervans and caravans, to cabins, onsite vans and a self-contained lodge.

YHA Ahipara Backpackers & Holiday Park includes a large lounge and dining area with an internet cafe, open fireplace and Sky TV, a guest kitchen and a full laundry.

The YHA Ahipara Backpackers & Holiday Park hostel is adjacent to Kaitaia Links Golf Course and within easy reach of shops, takeaways and a restaurant. Only 15 minutes drive from Kaitaia, 1 hour 45 minutes from the Bay of Islands and well located for exploring the Far North and Cape Reinga, YHA Ahipara Backpackers & Holiday Park is your first choice for affordable budget hostel accommodation.


By Bus:

The intercity stops at the i-Site in Kaitaia at 3.30pm, Ahipara is 15km from here. You can catch the 4.30pm Sand Safari tour bus for $10 by booking at the i-Site on arrival or by calling 0800 BUS TOUR.

From the airport:

Kaitaia airport - 15km away

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  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Storage
  • Library Exchange
  • Parking
  • TV Room
  • Take a trip to Cape Reinga at the northern tip of New Zealand for one of the most stunning sea views in New Zealand.
  • Have an adventure on Ninety Mile Beach – try quad biking, sand boarding, bio-karting, surf-casting, horse trekking or a 4WD tour.
  • Experience Ahipara’s past with a fascinating tour of the Gumfields.
  • Go surfing at Reef Point or Shipwreck Bay or just relax on the sand and watch the beautiful sun sets.


  • (Oct 23rd - Oct 23rd) Marian Burns and the McSweeney Brothers head a wonderful cast of Celtic musicians. Twisty Willow, Anam Cara, and pipers from the Northland Pipe Band with the New Generation Ceilidh Band also feature, along with folk ... Celtic Barn
  • (Oct 22nd - Oct 24th) Come to Kerikeri over Labour Weekend and enjoy 3 days of art discovery. More than 45 local artists will open their studios or galleries at 26 locations to the public from 10am to 4pm. This is the 3rd year KOAST Inc. is ... Bay Sports Stadium
  • (Oct 27th - Apr 17th 2017) This market is now very much a part of the 'summer scene' in Mangawhai. We run from Labour Weekend through to Easter. With its upbeat, friendly atmosphere this is a market that is very well supported by both locals and ... New Mangawhai Museum
  • (Apr 26th - May 7th 2017) Sunday market every week rain or shine just come along on morning bring some items to sell ,see Angie at enterance and she'll show you to a site General small stall $10.00 Larger stall $20.00 Food stalls ... Whangarei
  • (May 15th - Dec 4th) Church for all whanau to come a fellowship and worship our Father in Heaven and Our Saviour Jesus Christ. Te Whakapiripiri Encounter Church
  • (Oct 23rd - Oct 23rd) A wonderful array of antiques, collectibles, vintage, retro including furniture, china, linen, clothes, jewellery, jade, crystal, books, postcards etc. Waipu Coronation Hall