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YHA National Park Backpackers & Climbing Wall

Finlay Street, P.O.Box 89, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand Map Send to a friend

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YHA National Park Backpackers & Climbing Wall

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YHA National Park Backpackers & Climbing Wall

Finlay Street, P.O.Box 89

Highlights

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Common Room
  • Travel Desk
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Important Information

Reception hours 7am-8pm (please advise if you expect to arrive after this time)

Check in from 12pm
Check out prior to 10am

Cancellation policy applies

Please advise if you require courtesy transport from bus or train (within National Park VIllage)

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IMPORTANT: we offer transportation to the Tongariro

Alpine Crossing $30 return (per person) to book on arrival!

National Park Backpackers, YHA and Climbing Hall is a popular budget lovers backpackers located right on the doorstep of Tongariro National Park.

With magnificent views of Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngauruhoe; National Park is an outdoor junkies' paradise.

The Backpackers is built around a challenging indoor climbing hall and has all the facilities one would expect, including transport to and from the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Northern Circuit, 42 Traverse and Whakapapa ski fields when open.

National Park Backpackers and YHA welcomes a wide variety of travellers from all over the world. With our wide range of budget friendly accommodation options, we are able to cater for singles, couples, families and groups.

For those wishing to self-cater we have a well stocked communal kitchen and dining area, whilst our location is handy enough to eat in nearby cafes and pubs. In Summer months our BBQ is available and guests can eat with some of the best views the area has to offer.

We have a TV lounge for guests with a book exchange and videos available. WIFI, computers and a payphone are located within the reception and communal areas.

Our shop sells basic grocery items including phone cards, icecreams, sunblock and drinks. Gear hireage (crampons/axes, boots, jackets etc), back country hut passes and intercity coach tickets are all available.

The guest laundry is open in the afternoon hours as well as a drying room for your wet ski and hiking gear.

If adventure is your style, our knowledgeable, friendly front office staff can help you book transport. Our buses leave daily (weather permitting) for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Northern Circuit, Whakapapa ski fields, Ruapehu Crater Climb, 42 Traverse and Fishers Track. For water lovers, how about a jetboat ride? Or a canoe trip down the Whanganui River? We can arrange pickup and dropoff from our front door.

And, if you still have energy, why not try our 8m high Indoor Climbing Wall? 55 top climbs graded 10-26 (beginners to advanced). Open daily, either bring your own gear or hire ours. As a guest you receive a discounted rate and if you haven't climbed before, let our staff know and they can 'show you the ropes!'

National Park YHA Backpackers has a wide variety of budget accommodation available:

* Dorm Rooms have a maximum of 10 beds in bunk configurations - these are our most budget conscious option. Bunk rooms are spacious and airy. Bathrooms are communal and single sex. All bed linen is provided.

* Private Rooms cater for 1-3 people in single, double (1xdouble bed), twin (2xsingle beds) or triple (1xdouble bed and 1xsingle bed) configurations. The beds have linen and you can choose to have your own ensuite or share a bathroom.

For larger groups or families please contact us directly.

Campers and Campervans are welcome. We have a dedicated tent site area to the rear of the building.

Parking is onsite and off the street.

We hope to see you soon!

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Important Information

Reception hours 7am-8pm (please advise if you expect to arrive after this time)

Check in from 12pm
Check out prior to 10am

Cancellation policy applies

Please advise if you require courtesy transport from bus or train (within National Park VIllage)

IMPORTANT: we offer transportation to the Tongariro

Alpine Crossing $30 return (per person) to book on arrival!

National Park Backpackers, YHA and Climbing Hall is a popular budget lovers backpackers located right on the doorstep of Tongariro National Park.

With magnificent views of Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngauruhoe; National Park is an outdoor junkies' paradise.

The Backpackers is built around a challenging indoor climbing hall and has all the facilities one would expect, including transport to and from the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Northern Circuit, 42 Traverse and Whakapapa ski fields when open.

National Park Backpackers and YHA welcomes a wide variety of travellers from all over the world. With our wide range of budget friendly accommodation options, we are able to cater for singles, couples, families and groups.

For those wishing to self-cater we have a well stocked communal kitchen and dining area, whilst our location is handy enough to eat in nearby cafes and pubs. In Summer months our BBQ is available and guests can eat with some of the best views the area has to offer.

We have a TV lounge for guests with a book exchange and videos available. WIFI, computers and a payphone are located within the reception and communal areas.

Our shop sells basic grocery items including phone cards, icecreams, sunblock and drinks. Gear hireage (crampons/axes, boots, jackets etc), back country hut passes and intercity coach tickets are all available.

The guest laundry is open in the afternoon hours as well as a drying room for your wet ski and hiking gear.

If adventure is your style, our knowledgeable, friendly front office staff can help you book transport. Our buses leave daily (weather permitting) for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Northern Circuit, Whakapapa ski fields, Ruapehu Crater Climb, 42 Traverse and Fishers Track. For water lovers, how about a jetboat ride? Or a canoe trip down the Whanganui River? We can arrange pickup and dropoff from our front door.

And, if you still have energy, why not try our 8m high Indoor Climbing Wall? 55 top climbs graded 10-26 (beginners to advanced). Open daily, either bring your own gear or hire ours. As a guest you receive a discounted rate and if you haven't climbed before, let our staff know and they can 'show you the ropes!'

National Park YHA Backpackers has a wide variety of budget accommodation available:

* Dorm Rooms have a maximum of 10 beds in bunk configurations - these are our most budget conscious option. Bunk rooms are spacious and airy. Bathrooms are communal and single sex. All bed linen is provided.

* Private Rooms cater for 1-3 people in single, double (1xdouble bed), twin (2xsingle beds) or triple (1xdouble bed and 1xsingle bed) configurations. The beds have linen and you can choose to have your own ensuite or share a bathroom.

For larger groups or families please contact us directly.

Campers and Campervans are welcome. We have a dedicated tent site area to the rear of the building.

Parking is onsite and off the street.

We hope to see you soon!

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Mostly an unremarkable but decent hostel, in an uninspiring town which no one cares for anyway, since everyone is here for the big as National Park right next door. Didn't care for the climbing hall, but easy enough to ignore. Kitchen was decently equipped, though fridge-space was tight as usual. The "have to pay extra for sheets" comment from 2009 below worried us when booking here, but this definitely wasn't the case for us. Staff friendliness stood out positively, with a special mention for recommending the excellent Station Cafe (expensive, but way up there in quality) to us for dinner when we had something to celebrate.

Overall
4
Location
3
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Staff were helpful, and had good knowledge of various hikes in National Park.
The hostel had a laid back friendly atmosphere.
Kitchen was spacious with three stovetops and an oven.
Showers had good pressure, and lots of room.

My one gripe would be that top sheets and blankets had to be hired at an extra cost, so bring a sleeping bag.

Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
4

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Hotel Amenities

  • Common Room
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wheelchair accessible

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Jobs Board
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Towels for Hire

communications

  • Card Phones

parking

  • Bicycle Parking
  • Free Parking
  • Map
  • Streetview
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