YHA National Park Backpackers & Climbing Wall

Finlay Street, P.O.Box 89, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand, Distance from city centre: 13.9km

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National Park Backpackers, YHA and Climbing Hall is a budget friendly accommodation solution located right on the doorstep of Tongariro National Park.

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

National Park Backpackers and YHA welcomes a wide variety of travellers from all over the world and our wide range of budget friendly accommodation options caters for singles, couples, families and groups with ease.

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.

Hostel Reception Hours: 0700H - 2000H
Check ins and enquiries welcome outside these hours - please advise time of check in when booking.

** Free courtesy pick up from train and/or bus in National Park on request **
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Security
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini Supermarket
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

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

The bus to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is $ 40 per person/return for this summer season. We offer 5 different departure and return times

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National Park YHA Backpackers and Climbing Wall
Findlay St (10m from SH4)
National Park Village

National Park Backpackers is on Findlay Street, approximately 10metres from State Highway 4.

From North/Auckland, Findlay St is the 3rd street on the right once you are in National Park Village.
From South/Wellington, Findlay St is the 1st st on the left after the GAS station (on the intersection of SH4 and SH47).

The train station is 800 m away at the other end of Findlay St.
The Intercity bus stop 7 min walk.

The bus to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is $ 40 per person/return for this summer season. We offer 5 different departure and return times

Naked bus stop 200 m walk, just around the corner.

Located Near

National Park YHA Backpackers and Climbing wall is located in National Park Village. We are on the outskirts of the Tongariro National Park on the western side of Mt Ruapehu, Mt Tongariro and Mt Ngauruhoe.

We are south of Taumarunui, north of Ohakune and west of Turangi.

Whakapapa Ski Field is a 20 minute drive away. Tongariro Alpine Crossing entrance is approximately a 30 minute drive away. 42 Traverse entrance is 15 minutes drive away.

The nearest thermal hotpools are in Tokaanu, 45 minutes away.

Our nearest larger town is Taupo which is a 1-2 hour drive away.

The bus to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is $ 40 per person/return for this summer season. We offer 5 different departure and return times

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