Independently owned and operated

YHA Whangarei Falls Holiday Park


Hostel Details & Location

Host: Martin Wright

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

Contact: +64 9 437 0609 Email this hostel

Reception: 9:00 am - 10:00 am & 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm - after-hours check-in can be arranged with prior notice

Location: 12 Ngunguru Rd,

Glenbervie, Whangarei

Next to Whangarei Falls


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How to get here

You can find us at 12 Ngunguru Rd next to Whangarei Falls, 5km from Whangarei town centre. Free on-site parking available.


Bus: From Whangarei town centre catch the #3 or #3A CityLink bus to Whangarei Falls, 300m from the hostel. Walk down Boundary Rd, take a right onto Kiripaka Rd and follow it until you see the hostel on your right.
Airport: Take a shuttle straight to our door or the city centre where you can catch a bus.

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This open-air hostel and holiday park is a laid-back place to rest among our array of detached cabins and backpacker dormitory. Relax amongst our tree-lined gardens or in the outdoor dining area; enjoy a quick dip in the pool or soak in the hot tub, or stroll next door to explore Whangarei Falls.

Our main building features a cosy lounge with television and an extensive book selection; our kitchen block is well equipped for cooking up a storm. We can assist with travel and activity bookings, and expert knowledge of the local area and the wealth of things to see and do.

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Guests love:

  • BBQ
  • Swimming pool
  • Library
  • WiFi available
  • Outdoor area

Shared facilities:

  • WiFi available
  • Communal lounge
  • Communal dining area
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Food storage area
  • Recycling stations
  • Outdoor area
  • BBQ
  • Herb garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free onsite parking
  • 24 hour guest access

Entertainment and activities:

  • Book exchange
  • Communal TV


  • After-hours check in on request
  • Travel & activity bookings
  • HI bookings
  • Hair dryers
  • Towel hire
  • Bicycle storage

In-hostel payment options:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • New Zealand Dollars
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Some of our top picks for Whangarei:

  • Explore Mount Manaia, one of our favourite hikes in the area
  • Whangarei Falls is picturesque, 26.3 metres waterfall with a variety of viewing platforms and walking tracks
  • Abbey Caves Reserve comprises three naturally sculptured caves which are home to thousands of glow worms
  • A H Reed Memorial Park is home to a magnificent remnant of original kauri forests, once extensive throughout Northland
  • Try snorkelling or diving at the nearby Poor Knights Islands

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