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YHA National Park Backpackers


Hostel Details & Location

Host: Anna Whitehead

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

Contact: +64 7 892 2870 Email this hostel

Reception: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Location: 4 Findlay Street,

National Park

Near Whakapapa Ski Area


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How to get here

If you arrive in National Park from the north, take a right onto Findlay St. The hostel is a large alpine style building with solar panels on top. Free on-site parking available.

Bus: The InterCity bus stops at The Station Café, which is at the end of Findlay St. The bus driver can stop at the hostel if asked nicely.
Train: The railway station is at the end of Findlay St, 700m down the road to the hostel.

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If you're after some natural splendour, you've come to the right place! YHA National Park is a friendly, social hostel built around an 8 metre high indoor climbing wall.

Enjoy volcano views from our doorstep, and take advantage of our extra services like climbing gear hire, transfers to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, mountain bike transport, and a ski field shuttle. We have two communal kitchens and room types to suit all travellers before you embark on your explorations for the day.

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Guests love:

  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Climbing wall
  • BBQ

Shared facilities:

  • WiFi available
  • Communal lounge
  • Communal dining area
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Food storage area
  • Recycling stations
  • BBQ
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying room
  • Free onsite parking
  • 24 hour guest access

Entertainment and activities:

  • Book exchange
  • Communal TV
  • Outdoor area
  • Climbing wall


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

In-hostel payment options:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • New Zealand Dollars
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Some of our top picks near National Park:

  • Walk one of New Zealand’s best one-day hikes – the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.
  • Hike the Northern Circuit - 3 days around Mt Ngauruhoe
  • Try the 1-day Ruapehu crater climb up to the active crater

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