Welcome to our hostel
YHA Punakaiki Te Nikau Retreat nestles in the native rainforest adjoining the Paparoa National Park in New Zealand.
YHA Punakaiki’s character lodges and units have good facilities with all the comforts of home - fully equipped kitchens, separate showers and toilets. Each unit enjoys its own privacy surrounded by the native bush. This hostel offers luggage storage, dining areas and comfortable lounges.
Te Nikau Retreat is an ideal rejuvenation centre or base for the active with its proximity to dynamic beaches, caves and dramatic walks through rainforest, rivers and coastline – relax - restore - explore! Discover stunning beaches, the blow holes and the Pancake Rocks. Go canoeing, horse trekking, bone or jade carving or walk the popular Inland Pack Track. Enjoy the cafes and crafts or sample the locally brewed Monteiths beer at our friendly tavern.