Best Places for Backpackers in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.

Enjoy backpacking around Mount Maunganui, New Zealand without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.

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Top 3 hostels in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.

These are the 3 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.

Seagulls Guesthouse

98 /100

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Seagulls Guesthouse

We are the perfect place if you are an independent traveller wanting more for your money. Seagulls is the genuine 'flashpacker' accommodation that is located in a quiet street and an easy walk to the beaches and shops. Our 14 bedroom guesthouse offers your own double or twin room with either en suit...
Seagulls Guesthouse is a hostel in Mount Maunganui. Check Hostelworld for prices.


Pacific Coast Backpackers Lodge

82 /100

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Pacific Coast Backpackers Lodge

Pacific Coast Lodge has been voted the best hostel in NZ at Golden TNT Backpacker awards 2017, 2016, 2014!!! Showing best of Mount Maunganui and the surround areas! We are located in Mount Maunganui, which is voted New Zealand's best beach! Only a short walk from us, it sparkles with 100km of white...
Pacific Coast Backpackers Lodge is a hostel in Mount Maunganui. Check Hostelworld for prices.


Mount Backpackers

78 /100

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Mount Backpackers

Free unlimited WiFi, Netflix, discounted surfboard / wetsuit rental ($20 combo), and cheap quality bike rental (only $2 per hour). We are the only Hostel in downtown Mount Maunganui and the closest Hostel to the Mount main beaches Located in the heart of Mount's main street, in this small, cle...
Mount Backpackers is a hostel in Mount Maunganui. Check Hostelworld for prices.


Things to see and do while backpacking in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.

Check out tips from other travellers and bloggers and their experiences in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand.

If you're already planning to visit Mount Maunganui, New Zealand - scroll to the next section for a list of the best places to stay.

Mount Maunganui, New Zealand; A Humble Paradise

So you’re planning your ultimate vacation to little ol’ New Zealand. You’ve heard about the skiing in Queenstown, the glaciers in Milford Sound, the cultural capital that is Wellington, and undoubtedly, the “Lord of The Rings” Hobbiton tour in Matamata. But the one place that you definitely need to have on your list, is the beautiful beach cove, Mount Maunganui.

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Exploring the hidden gems of the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.

Plenty of outdoors adventures that is for sure; from the iconic Mount Maunganui to the golden sands of Papamoa Beach or the isolated beauty and grandeur of McLarens Falls, this area of New Zealand is a must do for travellers, photographers and families alike.  Join me on this discovery of highlights from the Bay that are secrets known to locals rather than tourist hotspots!

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