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YHA National Park Backpackers & Climbing Wall

Finlay Street, P.O.Box 89, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

84%Rating

  • 77%Value For Money
  • 71%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

Property Information:

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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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  • Latest Review

    An older building, but with a cool 70s ski lodge charm to it. Everything was clean, tidy and worked. Good communal areas. Walking to the bathroom through the climbing wall in the middle of the night was a novel experience... :)
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      Anonymous, England, Couple, 31-40
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Facilities

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Free Parking
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Jobs Board
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wheelchair Accessible


Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).




YHA National Park Backpackers & Climbing Wall Located at Finlay Street, P.O.Box 89, , Tongariro National Park.
YHA National Park Backpackers & Climbing Wall
New Zealand
Tongariro National Park Central North Island 3948 Finlay Street, P.O.Box 89
84% 113
-39.1747879 175.4013204
YHA National Park Backpackers & Climbing Wall
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