Welcome to the Youth Hostels Association of New Zealand - budget backpacker accommodation for independent travellers of all ages. Our quality is assured, with international standards and more 5-star hostels than any other accommodation network. Stay with us and open the doorway to authentic, local experiences in 51 of the country's best locations, and let us introduce you to the real New Zealand Kiwis love.
* BOOK A HOSTEL - just pick a hostel or location on the left and you can have your accommodation booked and confirmed in minutes. No booking fees!
* JOIN YHA - Members enjoy great benefits when they travel New Zealand and the world. Carrying a YHA card means cheaper hostel prices and great deals on everything from transport to thrill seeking.
* GET LOCAL - If you’re planning a trip and want to make the most of your time here, check out the detailed hostel profiles or What’s on in NZ to get local information on the best New Zealand has to offer.
We hope you enjoy your stay here in New Zealand. If you have any comments or questions about this site or the YHA network, please contact our Customer Services Team - we'd love to hear from you.