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Karibu Backpackers, Whakatane the perfect eco-friendly place to stay while visiting White Island, diving, swimming with the dolphins or enjoying one of the many beautiful walks around the area.

Karibu Backpackers are a small, clean, homely and environmentally friendly hostel situated only 2 minutes walking distance from the supermarket and shops.We have many types of accommodation available to suit your person or group needs; from single rooms to dorm rooms for eight.

Whakatane is New Zealand’s sunshine capital with Ohope beach rated as one of the top beaches with sparkling waters and white sandy beaches.

When diving or visiting White Island, or enjoying the many attractions Whakatane has to offer, come and stay with us.


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Phone: +64 7 307 8276
Email: [email protected]
Address: 13 Landing Road
City: Whakatane