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

  • (Jun 22nd - Jun 22nd) Dan Brader in his eleventh year of stand up comedy! He's lived and performed in the competitive comedy scenes of Perth and Melbourne and has toured around NZ consistently since 2010. His last solo show "Horrible, ... The Old Stone Butter Factory
  • (May 3rd - Jun 22nd) ‘Ma te wai, ka ora tonu ngā mea katoa!’ Through water, all things live! Water gives life to all things! New Zealand is surrounded by oceans and sea and is home to many rivers and inland waterways. This ... Geoff Wilson Gallery
  • (Jun 22nd - Jul 7th) Jesus Christ Superstar is a 1970 rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. The musical started as a rock opera concept album before its Broadway debut in 1971. The musical is mostly ... Riverbank Centre
  • (Jun 9th - Oct 14th) Whangarei Museum will look to the past to inform our modern Matariki celebrations through the exhibition Puanga 2018, from 8th June to 14th October. Puanga historically was a time for family and friends to gather ... Kiwi North Museum, Kiwi House & Heritage Park
  • (May 25th - Nov 23rd) Learn native plant propagation at He Kakano Community Nursery with nursery manager Soozee and connect with other lovely people in your community, as you grow native plants for riparian restoration projects in Whangarei. ... He Kakano Community Nursery
  • (Jun 1st - Aug 31st) Seniors’ Winter Special Time Again! 1st June to 31st August we celebrate our wonderful senior community. 50% discounted entry to the Whangarei Museum, the Kiwi House and Heritage Park for all seniors. Only $7.50 ... Kiwi North Museum, Kiwi House & Heritage Park