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

  • (Feb 17th - May 13th) Included in General Admission. Kiwi North welcomes you to their latest special exhibition ‘Letters from Little America - Northland explorers in Antarctica’. This exhibition celebrates the adventures of three ... Kiwi North Museum, Kiwi House & Heritage Park
  • (Mar 26th - Dec 31st) Join us for a fun morning and get to know new people. Tea and coffee will be provided. Please note that if this event falls on a public holiday, it will be cancelled for the day. Whangarei RSA
  • (Mar 9th - May 27th) Kushana Bush (b. 1983) inhabits a singular position within contemporary New Zealand art. Reaching across history, culture and society, her meticulously detailed compositions, multi-ethnic characters and open-ended ... Whangarei Art Museum
  • (Mar 9th - May 27th) A collection of works by Kerikeri- based artist printmaker Mark Graver focuses on connection to place, memory and the passing of time in a series of works. Prints created to explore the motion of water, light, ... Whangarei Art Museum
  • (Apr 23rd - Apr 27th) To commemorate ANZAC Day this year, join the Education team for activities including making poppies and learning Morse Code. Each day take part in a different activity and have fun learning about the ANZACs. Price: ... Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • (Apr 3rd - May 1st) Anybody can take a Zumba class. And I am not kidding! All you need is the will to move. Whether you’ve got zero coordination, two left feet, or have been a dancer all your life, there’s plenty of fun to be had. ... Kamo War Memorial Hall