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YHA Rotorua gerothermal steam offset See Must Dos

7 Must Dos in Rotorua

Our guide to the top things to do in the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua

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Snowboarding near Queenstown and Wanaka at Cardrona Ski Field See Locations

Top 12 Snow Hostels

Heading over for ski season? Find out where to stay and where to ski.

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YHA Franz Josef traveller jumping over glacier creek Estimate Your Trip

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Turn those plans into reality with our accommodation estimator tool.

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Window view from Auckland International See Must Dos

26 Must Dos in Auckland

No matter the weather we've got something for you to do in the City of Sails.

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Bird view of Queenstown at night See Must Dos

20 Must Dos in Queenstown

20 of the coolest activities to do in the adventure capital of the world.

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YHA Nelson travellers walking along a beach in the Abel Tasman See Locations

Top 14 Great Walk Hostels

Hit the tracks and see our native forest, lakes, rivers, mountain peaks and valleys.

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YHA Hokitika travellers among calm hokitika gorge See Itinerary

West Coast Bucket List

The Great Coast Road on the South Island’s West Coast is a treasure trove.

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YHA Lake Tekapo interior dining room with lakeview Find Out More

How We're Playing It Safe

How YHA is keeping our guests and staff safe through changes in alert levels.

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YHA lake tekapo kayaker heading to the centre of the lake Find Out How

12 Ways To Travel Sustainably

Travel responsibly by reducing emissions and minimising waste.

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Church of the Good Shepherd with snow mountain background See The Itinerary

3 Days in Lake Tekapo & Aoraki

We've put together the must do's and sees in the Mackenzie Country!

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The Last Word Whisky Bar by Nancy Zhou on New Regent Street See The Itinerary

Christchurch Walking Tour

There are lots of little gems to discover in the garden city of Christchurch!

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YHA wellington view of the city and harbor at dawn See Must Dos

5 Must Dos in Wellington

A visitor guide to all of the best things to do in and around the capital city.

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