YHA Wanaka

Wanaka Town Budget/Backpackers

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Check In: 14:30 | Check Out: 10:00

Lively, cosy, and comfortable with stunning views out to Lake Wanaka and the mountains, YHA Wanaka is an incredibly popular hostel year-round. Our relaxed, welcoming vibe and open plan living/dining area get rave reviews in the likes of Lonely Planet.


The cool younger sister to nearby Queenstown, Wanaka has a smaller, more local feel with much of the same appeal. This alpine village has a welcoming vibe and an easily walkable centre - great for a lakefront stroll to find your next meal.

Ski New Zealand’s top ski fields of Treble Cone, Cardrona, Snow Farm or try some heavenly heli-skiing around Wanaka. There is also a huge summer time buzz with multiple water activites, hiking and world renowned biking tracks.

Explore nearby Mount Aspiring National Park, famous for its glaciers, tramping and climbing. The lake provides both scenic splendour and an opportunity for paddle boarding, kayaking, or a dip.

Map & Directions

94 Brownston St, Wanaka, New Zealand, 9305


Cancellation Policy

I agree to forfeit the total booking fee to YHA Wanaka if I cancel with less than 3 days (i.e. 72 hours) notification prior to check-in.

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