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Whitianga

Whitianga is the main settlement along Mercury Bay in the Waikato Region on New Zealand's North Island. It has about 4,100 inhabitants.

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On the Beach Backpackers

On the Beach Backpackers

Welcomes at YHA hostels are almost always friendly, but this one still stood out to me by how welcoming the reception was. Staff is very helpful, and the place has great atmosphere. ... more

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5

Whitianga Discussions

  • Labour Wknd
    Both for the Bay of Islands and for Whitianga ( don't bother with Coromandel Town, it's a dump ) I'd much prefer sunny weather. So instead I'd say: go hiking in Whangarei. Assuming "baddish weather" includes at least a light drizzle, the rainforest there will be absolutely gloriously green ...

  • Kiwi/Magic accomodation
    Hey, You will have lots of fun in NZ - and yes whatever you do make sure you get to Waitomo and do the Black Water Caving. Here are the hostels i stayed in which are SOME OF the ones that the Kiwi Bus recommends. Auckland - Auckland Central Backpacker (.acb.co.nz) Whitianga - Buffalo Sails ...

  • Honeymoon Location
    . For the Coromandel, don't stay in Coromandel Town, for it's a dump. Whitianga is quite nice. Hahei might be even ...

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Turtlecove Accommodation
89 %

Turtlecove Accommodation

14 Bryce Street (Map) - Hostel
On the Beach Backpackers
87 %

On the Beach Backpackers

46 Buffalo Beach Road (Map) - Hostel
Welcomes at YHA hostels are almost always friendly, but this one still stood out to me by how welcoming the reception was. Staff is very helpful, and the place has great atmosphere.
Albert Number 6

Albert Number 6

6 Albert Street Whitianga (Map) - Hostel