Finlay Jack's Backpackers | YHA Taupo


Just some young guys running a sweet as hostel. Finlay Jack's Backpackers offers warm, comfortable accommodation, with awesome options for different travel styles.

Finlay Jack's is centrally located near the Taupo town centre and the lakefront. Lake Taupo is New Zealand’s largest lake, situated in the adventurous Central North Island region, halfway between Auckland and Wellington. Rafting, skydiving and the world famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing are just a few reasons to stay at with us. The hostel offers a range of comfortable, refurbished accommodation including multi-share, female only, double and twin rooms, most with ensuites. We also accommodates families and groups. Relax on the spacious balcony with mountain and lake views. Get to know other backpackers while chilling out in the sunny garden or while cooking up a feed at the BBQ or in the fully-equipped kitchen with gas hob stoves.

Facilities & features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Children Welcome
  • Disabled Access
Proximity to town:
In central Taupo.
Number of rooms:
Maximum capacity:

Opening times

Business hours
Reception open 8.30am - 8.30pm
Months of operation
All Year


$23 - $120 (Adult)

YHA members receive 10% discount off standard rates when booking direct.

+64 7 378 9292
Physical address:
Finlay Jack's Backpackers | YHA Taupo
20 Taniwha Street, Taupo
Taupō Town
New Zealand

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