Located only 5 minute walk from the town and the lakefront, YHA Taupo hostel offers views of Lake Taupo and the snow covered mountains of Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngauruhoe.

The hostel has great kitchen facilities, video library, table tennis and volleyball court. Dine on large deck with views of the lake and mountains or relax in garden, hot tub or hammock area. There are barbecue facilities, secure bike storage and bed linen is provided.

Rafting, skydiving and the world famous Tongariro Crossing are just some reasons to come and stay at the YHA Taupo backpacker hostel in New Zealand. Track transport for the Tongariro Crossing including pick-ups at the front door can be organised by the hostel. Don't forget to ask the staff about discounts on activities!

What travellers think

Best for

  • Nature-lovers
  • Sightseeing
  • Sports & Activities
  • Relaxing

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