YHA Ahipara

Description

Discover the delights of YHA Ahipara Backpackers & Holiday Park, a 5 minute walk from spectacular Ninety Mile Beach at the top of New Zealand's North Island. YHA Ahipara is located in an idyllic park-like 6 acre setting and has a range of accommodation options; a backpackers' lodge, tent sites, powered sites for camper vans and caravans, cabins, onsite vans, and a self-contained lodge. Facilities are well-maintained; the backpacker lodge includes it's own small lounge and a kitchen.

YHA Ahipara Backpackers & Holiday Park reception building includes a large lounge and dining area with a guest kitchen, and a full laundry just across the way. The lounge and dining area has a book exchange, information on what to do in the area, an internet cafe, open fire place, and even a table tennis table for rainy afternoons.

The YHA Ahipara Backpackers & Holiday Park hostel is adjacent to Kaitaia Links Golf Course and within easy reach of a local shop, 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

Parking:

We are located down a gated driveway which requires a code for after hours drive-in access. There is plenty of free on-site parking throughout the facility.

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  • 24 Hour Guest Access
  • BBQ
  • Bedding Provided
  • Bicycle Storage
  • Book Exchange
  • Communal Dining Area
  • Communal Lounge
  • Convenience Store
  • Food Storage
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Games Available
  • Garden or Outdoor Area
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pool Table
  • Recycling Stations
  • Street Parking
  • TV
  • 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.

Events

  • (Sep 3rd - Nov 26th) Jill Sorensen’s playful installation Significant Others invites her audience to view close up the many and varied significant others in her life. In general usage the term ‘significant other’ refers to an ... Whangarei Art Museum
  • (Sep 4th - Nov 26th) The new series, A Study of a Samoan Savage, is comprised of two broad themes – the histories of motion photography and anthropometry - explored together. Presented in film noir cinematographic spirit, this ... Whangarei Art Museum
  • (Sep 23rd - Oct 10th) 2017 Mangawhai Artists Gallery, begins their 'Summer Season of Art' with the 'Lifestyler Community 2017 Kaipara Art Awards' and exhibition. The Gala opening is on Friday 22nd September starting at 6 pm in the ... Mangawhai Artists Gallery
  • (Sep 26th - Dec 18th 2018) Glenbervie School has been hosting yoga classes in its fantastic hall for many years now. The Yoga lessons are primarily targeted at beginners but over the years the regulars have advanced and classes are taught at a ... Glenbervie Primary School
  • (Jul 26th - Jan 24th 2018) Yoga asanas (postures/exercises) to increase flexibility, stretch, tone and strengthen. 10 minutes of deep relaxation to complete. Suitable for all, including beginners. Individuals in the class work at their own ... Kara Kokopu Community Hall
  • (Sep 27th - Sep 27th) Come join us at Toll Stadium as the Toll Northland Taniwha team compete in the 2017 Mitre 10 Cup competition. It’s ‘Back to the Future’ this year with the return of 2013-14 Head Coach Derren Witcombe to guide ... Northland Events Centre (Toll Stadium)