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YHA Whangarei Falls Backpackers

YHA Whangarei Falls Backpackers

Location is a mixed bag; right next to the falls, so great for some hiking, but you really need a car to get into town. Very friendly owners, great to have basically an entire cabin (complete with fridge) for ourselves (as "private room"), but shower facilities are very much "campground"-style. ... more

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  • Day Trips from Auckland
    There's gorgeous hiking through Kauri forest in Whangarei (2 hours and a bit north of Auckland). Start at the Whangarei falls, and then follow the trails along the river until you get to the boardwalk (you can go keep on hiking further from there, too). Muriwai beach (50 minutes west) is worth a visit ...

  • North Of Auckland
    Pahia (NOT PIHA), The Bay of Islands. It's a beautiful little summer holiday town and my have some work. It's a good central base for tripping around, too. There are a lot of activities in the area. Mangawhai is also cute, has great surf and isn't so far to Auckland. Whangarei is the sort of main ...

  • What can you do if you are staying in Auckland
    Have you been to Waitomo? They have a great Black Water Rafting excursion. You can also hike through Whangarei. And I second Piha - it's beautiful beach! Try the battered crab sticks from the little casse-croute on the beach. ...

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12 Ngunguru Road Whangarei (Map) - Hostel
Location is a mixed bag; right next to the falls, so great for some hiking, but you really need a car to get into town.