On the Beach Backpackers

46 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7886 5380


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8.3/10 Excellent
Based on 213 reviews
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  • Great reception
  • Good beach sports
  • Beach nearby
  • Friendly atmosphere


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    Located in Whitianga, On the Beach Backpackers is by the sea and minutes from Buffalo Beach and Whitianga Beach. This hostel is within close proximity of Lost Spring Thermal Pools and Shakespeare's Cliff Lookout.


    Make yourself at home in one of the 24 guestrooms. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers.

    Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities

    Make use of convenient amenities, which include wireless Internet access (surcharge) and tour/ticket assistance.

    Business, Other Amenities

    The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.

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    • Wi-Fi
    • No smoking
    • Safe
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free parking
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