On the Beach Backpackers

Located on Buffalo Beach with stunning views of Mercury Bay a great place to explore all that the Coromandel has to offer, including Hot Water Beach, Cathedral Cove and New Chums as well as Whitianga.

Per night
$26 - $220

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Our Accommodation is suitable for single, couples, families or groups. We offer backpacker accommodation of multi-share rooms, double and twin rooms in self-contained units as well as private one and two bedroom self contained family rooms.

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Relax in our clean, comfortable home-like accommodation with all the necessary facilities: well-equipped self catering kitchens, tv-rooms with common areas, fantastic BBQ areas and limited free WiFi. Spread over 1/2 an acre of park like grounds to relax.

Make use of the free kayaks & boogie boards or spades for digging at Hot Water Beach. Hire a mountain bike from us to explore the area. Major bus services stop at the hostel gate, an easy 10-minute walk takes you to the town centre and ferry.


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Physical address

On the Beach Backpackers, 46 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga, Coromandel, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Summer Hours 7am - 7pm, Winter Hours 7am - 6pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Luggage Storage
  • Laundry
Proximity to town:
10 minute walk into town or 2 minute drive
Number of rooms:

Pricing and Conditions

  High season Low season
  (Dec - Apr) (Apr - Nov)
Per night $30.00 - $220.00 $26.00 - $160.00

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