Mangawhai Backpackers - The Coastal Cow

Feel like you’re home in this newly renovated, relaxed and friendly hostel. Free unlimited WiFi, comfortable communal areas and fully-equipped kitchen. Only 90 minutes drive from Auckland. Close to incredible beaches, hikes, shops and restaurants.


Per night
$30.00 - $120.00
TripAdvisor traveler rating
Based on 6 reviews


Enjoy your stay at Mangawhai Backpackers - The Coastal Cow, located in central Mangawhai Heads, close to incredible beaches, the local estuary, several hikes, boutique shops, restaurants, cafes and more.

Often hosting travellers that stay for several months as well as Kiwis visiting for work, functions, adventures or just a relaxing break from nearby Auckland city. Visitors love the homely and relaxed vibe created here with many experiences and escapades shared from all around the world over a hearty meal and local wine.

A small home-style backpackers with just 20 beds. Linen and duvets are supplied with shared and private rooms available. Fully-equipped kitchen, lovely communal areas, six car parks onsite and free unlimited WiFi.

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Physical address

299 Molesworth Drive, Mangawhai Heads, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

High season Low season
(Dec - Apr) (May - Nov)
Per night $35.00 - $120.00 $30.00 - $90.00

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Children Welcome
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
Proximity to town:
700m to shops and cafes (9 minute walk)
Number of rooms:

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Opening times

Business hours:
8.00am - 7.00pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Language support

  Written Spoken
French NO YES

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