Mangawhai Backpackers - The Coastal Cow


Feel like you’re home in this newly renovated, relaxed and friendly hostel. Free unlimited WiFi, comfortable communal areas and fully-equipped kitchen. Only 90 minutes drive from Auckland. Close to incredible beaches, hikes, shops and restaurants.
Enjoy your stay at Mangawhai Backpackers - The Coastal Cow, located in central Mangawhai Heads, close to incredible beaches, the local estuary, several hikes, boutique shops, restaurants, cafes and more.

Often hosting travellers that stay for several months as well as Kiwis visiting for work, functions, adventures or just a relaxing break from nearby Auckland city. Visitors love the homely and relaxed vibe created here with many experiences and escapades shared from all around the world over a hearty meal and local wine.

A small home-style backpackers with just 20 beds. Linen and duvets are supplied with shared and private rooms available. Fully-equipped kitchen, lovely communal areas, six car parks onsite and free unlimited WiFi.
How to Find Us
Per Night
From $30 – $120


299 Molesworth Drive
Mangawhai Heads
New Zealand

Opening Times

8.00am - 7.00pm