Hostel in Tairua, New Zealand

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Get to know Tairua (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Tairua. To help you make friends with Tairua before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Tairua is also named and spelled Coromandel Peninsula - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

A harbour town along the east coast of New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula, Tairua offers a perfect location for tourists who are looking to get a taste of the Pacific Ocean and venture a little deeper into the interior of the island. Nearby, visitors can explore Mt. Paku, the Aldermen Islands, and The Pinnacles in the Coromandel Forest Park.

Backpackers and bargain-hunters can find a number of hostels or campgrounds available in the area, or splurge on one of Tairua’s luxury lodges or vacation rentals. Hostels and hotels can accommodate both small and large groups of travelers.

Beaches are a huge attraction for tourists visiting Tairua – in fact, some of the world’s top ten beaches are located in New Zealand. Popular beaches like Hot Water Beach, New Chum, Whangamata, and Cathedral Cove provide guests with an easy way to explore the Coromandel Peninsula and the native forest lands that line these vast expanses of warm sand. Visitors can also participate in a wide variety of outdoor activities in Tairua, including canyoning, cycling, horseback riding, and hiking.

For history buffs, the peninsula is home to several heritage sites and museums. Learn more about World War I, Tairua’s mining industry, and Kauri heritage at some of these historic sites and landmarks before returning to your hostel or hotel and heading out to sample some of the varied culinary options in this beautiful town. With restaurants and cafes, wineries and breweries, and even boutique and specialty foods, there’s a ton of options for travelers looking to sample some of Tairua’s local cuisine.

Transportation around the peninsula is east. Visitors to Tairua can check out ferries, water taxis, shuttle services, and guided tours. Tauranga Airport is only 80km away, making traveling to Tairua a breeze for tourists. Even Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, is just a 90-minute drive from this idyllic holiday spot.

Written by local enthusiast for Tairua hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Tairua hostels Jakob Lombardi

FAQ about Tairua Hostels

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There is exactly 1 Hostel in Tairua, New Zealand. compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site. compares prices for 1 hostel in Tairua, New Zealand.

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Your Packing List for Tairua

Your Packing List for Tairua

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Tairua Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Tairua, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
7.6 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Hotwater Beach (13 Km / 8 mi.)
Whangamata (20 Km / 13 mi.)
Whitianga (24 Km / 15 mi.)
Thames (31 Km / 19 mi.)
Kuaotunu (35 Km / 22 mi.)
Coromandel Town (42 Km / 26 mi.)
Coromandel (42 Km / 26 mi.)

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