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Orca in Tauranga Harbour
Come and relax on our hostel outdoor balcony area overlooking the Tauranga…
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Plenty of Kiwifruit Jobs in Bay of Plenty
Kiwifruit season is year round in the Bay of Plenty which means we have…
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Our Wander-ful Launch Event
20th October, 2020, was the official launch event of our newly renovated…
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Bringing Nature Indoors with Stunning Wall Art
If you have visited one of our hostels, you will recognize the signature…
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Go Local! Tauranga accommodation providers get post-Covid future-ready
Harbourside City Backpackers owners Matt Young and Sarah Meadows in front…
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A Short History of 105 The Strand
Our beautiful historic building at 105 The Strand has actually been around…
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Tauranga's Most Instagram-able Places
We've collated a list of our top picks of best places to get that perfect…
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People Say...

Awesome customer service and staff. Really enjoyed my stay and would love to return.
- Google Review -
Stayed here for about 3 months in total now and can honestly say, that this is my all time favourite hostel. They are constantly trying to improve and provide a very good and friendly service. And the best thing are the good vibes at that place, you'll love it.
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Fantastic facilities right on the waterfront with easy access to public transport. Can make friends from all around the world.
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