1. Little Earth Lodge
Escape to the countryside with Little Earth Lodge. The modern and purpose-built lodge situated among beautiful gardens is only a stone’s throw away from the Abbey Caves for free glowworm sightings. The lodge has an eco-friendly ethos for that feel-good factor. Little Earth Lodge is 5-10 minutes drive from Whangarei city centre.
Check Little Earth out!
2. Whangarei Falls Holiday Park YHA
Situated right by the iconic Whangarei Falls and walking track up to the Abbey Caves, Whangarei Holiday Park has an ideal location for Whangarei’s free attractions. Whangarei Falls Holiday Park is kitted out with bunk rooms, as well as your usual holiday park facilities. Relax in the hot tub and make use of the barbecue. Whangarei Falls Holiday Park is a 10-minute drive away from the city centre. YHA members will also benefit from a discount.
Check Whangarei Falls Holiday Park out!
3. The Cell Block
The funkiest backpackers in town has been renovated from a 1960’s jail to a Mexican-themed backpackers. With its ideal location right in the heart of Whangarei, it couldn’t be more convenient. For a characterful experience, stay at The Cell Block!
Check Cell Block out!
4. Bunkdown Lodge
For a more homely backpackers in Whangarei, check out Bunkdown Lodge. Based in a historic kauri villa, this small hostel has some welcoming hosts, more welcoming pets to play with, as well as a few instruments lying around for a jamming session. On those sunny Northland days, relax in the spacious garden. Bunkdown is a 10-15 minute walk from the city centre.
“It’s fun to stay at the YWCA!” The YWCA offers nightly and weekly rates on single and twin share rooms for both women and men. The YWCA is a 10-minute walk from the city centre.
Check YWCA out!