Join in the hostel Matakohe-Limestone Island replanting project, helping to regenerate the unique local habitat.
Discover the amazing Abbey Caves just a short drive from our property - see thousands of glow worms, stalactites & stalagmites, underground waterfalls, and spectacular rock formations in three unique undeveloped caves.
Free pickup and drop off for snorkellers and scuba divers at the Poor Knights Islands Tutukaka - named by Jacques Cousteau as one of the world's top 10 dive locations. Spectacular water clarity and warm sub-tropical currents provide a rich, varied and abundant sea life. You don't have to be a diver to discover this amazing and unique envrionment, snorkelling there is fantastic and lots of fun. Trips depart Tutukaka daily. Our booking service can help you arrange your adventure.
All dive trips pick up and drop off outside our front door.
Explore the R H Reed Kauri Park just down the road from here. The park features a canopy walkway giving a birds-eye view of the forest and includes two 500 year old Kauri trees. You can also take a scenic bush walk to the Whangarei Falls the most photogenic waterfall in New Zealand
Don't miss the picturesque bays and beaches of the Whangarei Harbour including the spectacular unspoiled beauty of Ocean Beach. Enjoy some of the finest beaches in the country - Matapouri, Whale Bay, Sandy Bay.
YHA New Zealand is a non-profit membership organization. Non-members pay an additional NZ$3 per person per night .
YHA New Zealand is a non-profit membership organisation. Non-members pay an additional NZ$3 per person per night fee upon check-in. Memberships can be purchased online or at the hostel. Visit our website to learn about membership and the ways you can experience local communities and the environment through YHA NZ