On The Beach Backpackers

On the Beach Backpackers & Lodge is located on Buffalo Beach with stunning views of Mercury Bay, near world renowned Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove. Accommodation to suit individuals, couples, families and groups.

Per night
$27 - $200

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A warm welcome awaits at our beach front hostel, overlooking beautiful Buffalo Beach, where you can make use of our free kayaks and boogie boards. There are many day trips out on the bay, fishing, diving, sailing and sightseeing. Intercity and other bus services all stop at our gate.

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Perfectly situated for visits to Hot Water Beach, Cathedral Cove and New Chums. Hire a mountain bike to explore our many beautiful beaches and bays or take a ferry across the harbour and have a bush walk up to Shakespeare Cliff. Our lodge is only a short walk to the town where there are many cafes, restaurants and bars. We look forward to having you at our place.


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Physical address

On The Beach Backpackers, 46 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga, Coromandel, 3510, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Every day 7.00a.m. to 7.00p.m.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Children Welcome
  • Courtesy Transport
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Luggage Storage
Proximity to airport:
3km to local airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
All buses stop at the hostel gate.
Proximity to town:
700 meters
Number of rooms:

Pricing and Conditions

Per night $27.00 - $200.00
Further pricing information:
Discounts for winter group bookings.

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