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ACCOMMODATION

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HOSTEL SYMBOLS KEY

Adelaide Melbourne Sydney

Hostel grading

YHA hostels meet standards to ensure that your stay is safe and comfortable. Refer to pages 10 to 13 for details.

Wilderness hostel

A unique Australian bush experience. Refer to page 12 for information.

$

Televisión Télévision

Overnight charges

Swimming pool

Tarifas por noche Prix des chambres par nuit

Piscina Piscine

Payment details

Barbecue

Food store

Tienda de comestibles Magasin

Things to see and do Cosas para ver y hacer Activités et tourisme

Nightlife

Vida nocturna Vie nocturne

BOOK ONLINE AND SAVE

Stop where you want, stop • Climate controlled environment $232 $275 $298 $420 over as long as you want, and Adult Premium $300 $350 $400 $550 discover thanbelts 365 regional • Reclining seats fitted withmore seat destinations across NSW, Victoria, Economy $121 $143 $154 $220 Child • Overhead air vents and reading Queensland and thelights ACT. Premium $154 $176 $220 $275 • Washroom facilities

fireflyexpress.com.au

Economy

Visit transportnsw.info/regional

Call 13 22 32 NRS 133 677

Parrilla para asar al aire libre Barbecue

Bicycles

Bicicletas Bicyclettes

Boat / canoe

Embarcación / canoa Bateau / canoë

Parking

Estacionamiento Stationnement

Free Wi-Fi

Wifi gratis WiFi gratuit

Coach details

Paid Wi-Fi

Datos sobre autobuses Informations sur le car

Wifi de pago WiFi payant

Train details

No Wi-Fi

Datos sobre trenes Informations sur les trains

No hay wifi Pas de WiFi

Distance to airport

Wheelchair access in some rooms

Distancia hasta el aeropuerto Distance de l’aéroport

机场距离 Ferry details

Datos sobre transbordadores Informations sur les bacs

Closest hostels

1300 730 740

Comidas disponibles Repas

Television

Sobre la hospedrería Informations sur l’auberge

14 days 1 month 3 months 6 months

Meals available

Cantidad de camas Nombres de lits

About the hostel

Types

Gimnasio Accès à la salle de sport

Number of beds

Prices are per person, unless stated otherwise AMEX American Expess EFTPOS MC MasterCard VA Visa DC Diners Club UP Union Pay

Great value that covers a lot of country

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Discovery Pass FIREFLY EXPRESS • LUXURY COACH TRAVEL

available now

Daily Departures

HOSTEL SYMBOLS KEY

Adelaide Melbourne Sydney

Hostel grading

YHA hostels meet standards to ensure that your stay is safe and comfortable. Refer to pages 10 to 13 for details.

Wilderness hostel

A unique Australian bush experience. Refer to page 12 for information.

$

Televisión Télévision

Overnight charges

Swimming pool

Tarifas por noche Prix des chambres par nuit

Piscina Piscine

Payment details

Barbecue

Food store

Tienda de comestibles Magasin

Things to see and do Cosas para ver y hacer Activités et tourisme

Nightlife

Vida nocturna Vie nocturne

BOOK ONLINE AND SAVE

Stop where you want, stop • Climate controlled environment $232 $275 $298 $420 over as long as you want, and Adult Premium $300 $350 $400 $550 discover thanbelts 365 regional • Reclining seats fitted withmore seat destinations across NSW, Victoria, Economy $121 $143 $154 $220 Child • Overhead air vents and reading Queensland and thelights ACT. Premium $154 $176 $220 $275 • Washroom facilities

fireflyexpress.com.au

Economy

Visit transportnsw.info/regional

Call 13 22 32 NRS 133 677

Parrilla para asar al aire libre Barbecue

Bicycles

Bicicletas Bicyclettes

Boat / canoe

Embarcación / canoa Bateau / canoë

Parking

Estacionamiento Stationnement

Free Wi-Fi

Wifi gratis WiFi gratuit

Coach details

Paid Wi-Fi

Datos sobre autobuses Informations sur le car

Wifi de pago WiFi payant

Train details

No Wi-Fi

Datos sobre trenes Informations sur les trains

No hay wifi Pas de WiFi

Distance to airport

Wheelchair access in some rooms

Distancia hasta el aeropuerto Distance de l’aéroport

机场距离 Ferry details

Datos sobre transbordadores Informations sur les bacs

Closest hostels

1300 730 740

Comidas disponibles Repas

Television

Sobre la hospedrería Informations sur l’auberge

14 days 1 month 3 months 6 months

Meals available

Cantidad de camas Nombres de lits

About the hostel

Types

Gimnasio Accès à la salle de sport

Number of beds

Prices are per person, unless stated otherwise AMEX American Expess EFTPOS MC MasterCard VA Visa DC Diners Club UP Union Pay

Great value that covers a lot of country

Gym

Hospedajes más cercanas Auberges les plus proches

Acceso completo para personas minusválidas en algunas habitaciones Accès pour handicapés pour certaines des chambres


SEE & EXPERIENCE AUSTRALIA WITH YHA

MAP REFERENCE LOCATION

MAP REF. PAGE

ACT

AUSTRALIA

Canberra City

Q14

23

NEW SOUTH WALES Albury Batemans Bay Bellingen

P14 28 Q14 28 S12 29

BLUE MOUNTAINS – Hawkesbury Heights – Katoomba

Q13 Q13

29 30

BYRON BAY – Byron Bay YHA – Cape Byron YHA Coffs Harbour Hunter Valley Mt Warning/Murwillumbah Newcastle Beach Nimbin Port Macquarie Port Stephens

S11 32 S11 33 S12 34 R13 35 S11 35 R13 36 S11 36 R13 37 R13 37

SYDNEY – Sydney Harbour YHA – Sydney Central YHA – Railway Square YHA – Glebe Point YHA – Bondi Beachouse YHA – Sydney Beachouse YHA ­– Pittwater YHA Tamworth Thredbo Yamba

R13 40 R13 41 R13 42 R13 44 R13 44 R13 45 R13 45 R12 46 P14 46 S12 47

NORTHERN TERRITORY Alice Springs Darwin Uluru/Ayers Rock Kings Canyon

J9 53 H4 55 H9 56 J9 56

QUEENSLAND JOURNEY TIMES IN HOURS ROUTE

AIR COACH RAIL

Sydney – Adelaide 2.10 – 26.00 Sydney – Canberra 0.55 3.30 4.00 Sydney – Melbourne inland 1.35 13.30 10.00 Canberra – Melbourne 1.10 8.00 9.30 Melbourne – Adelaide 1.25 9.45 10.00 Melbourne – Broken Hill 2.45 – 35.10 Adelaide – Alice Springs 2.10 20.30 25.30 Adelaide – Perth 3.25 – 41.35 Adelaide – Brisbane 2.20 – –

ROUTE

AIR

Darwin – Alice Springs 2.00 Darwin – Jabiru – Alice Springs – Ayers Rock 0.55 Cairns – Brisbane 2.05 Brisbane – Sydney 1.35 Brisbane – Melbourne 2.25 Melbourne – Hobart 1.15 Melbourne – Devonport 1.05 *Overnight stay in Sydney

COACH RAIL 9.15 23.10 3.45 – – – 30.00 24.00 17.00 14.15 30.00 27.20* – – 10.00 by sea

1770/Agnes Water Airlie Beach/Whitsundays Brisbane Cairns Cape Tribulation Cooktown

S9 62 Q8 63 S11 65 P6 67 P6 69 P5 69

GOLD COAST – Coolangatta/Kirra Beach – Surfers Paradise Hervey Bay Magnetic Island

S11 S11 S10 Q7

71 71 72 73

Mission Beach Noosa Heads

P7 S10

74 75

LOCATION

MAP REF. PAGE

Port Douglas Rockhampton Stradbroke Island Townsville

P6 76 R9 76 S11 77 Q7 77

SOUTH AUSTRALIA Adelaide Mt Lofty Port Elliot/Fleurieu Peninsula Port Lincoln

L14 83 L14 84 L14 84 K14 85

TASMANIA Bridport

P16 92

COLES BAY – Coles Bay Esplanade – Coles Bay Freycinet Hobart Strahan

P17 92 P17 93 P17 91 N17 93

VICTORIA Apollo Bay Ballarat Foster Halls Gap/Grampians

N15 98 N15 98 P15 99 N15 99

MELBOURNE – Melbourne Central YHA – Melbourne Metro YHA Phillip Island Port Fairy

N15 N15 N15 M15

101 102 103 103

WESTERN AUSTRALIA Albany Broome Bunbury Denmark Dunsborough Esperance Exmouth Fremantle Kalgoorlie Kalbarri Kununurra Lancelin Margaret River Pemberton Perth Walpole

D14 108 E6 108 C13 109 D14 109 C14 110 E13 111 B9 111 C13 112 E12 114 B11 114 G5 115 C12 115 C14 116 C14 116 C13 117 D14 118

VISIT OUR WEBSITE

YHA.COM.AU


SEE & EXPERIENCE AUSTRALIA WITH YHA

MAP REFERENCE LOCATION

MAP REF. PAGE

ACT

AUSTRALIA

Canberra City

Q14

23

NEW SOUTH WALES Albury Batemans Bay Bellingen

P14 28 Q14 28 S12 29

BLUE MOUNTAINS – Hawkesbury Heights – Katoomba

Q13 Q13

29 30

BYRON BAY – Byron Bay YHA – Cape Byron YHA Coffs Harbour Hunter Valley Mt Warning/Murwillumbah Newcastle Beach Nimbin Port Macquarie Port Stephens

S11 32 S11 33 S12 34 R13 35 S11 35 R13 36 S11 36 R13 37 R13 37

SYDNEY – Sydney Harbour YHA – Sydney Central YHA – Railway Square YHA – Glebe Point YHA – Bondi Beachouse YHA – Sydney Beachouse YHA ­– Pittwater YHA Tamworth Thredbo Yamba

R13 40 R13 41 R13 42 R13 44 R13 44 R13 45 R13 45 R12 46 P14 46 S12 47

NORTHERN TERRITORY Alice Springs Darwin Uluru/Ayers Rock Kings Canyon

J9 53 H4 55 H9 56 J9 56

QUEENSLAND JOURNEY TIMES IN HOURS ROUTE

AIR COACH RAIL

Sydney – Adelaide 2.10 – 26.00 Sydney – Canberra 0.55 3.30 4.00 Sydney – Melbourne inland 1.35 13.30 10.00 Canberra – Melbourne 1.10 8.00 9.30 Melbourne – Adelaide 1.25 9.45 10.00 Melbourne – Broken Hill 2.45 – 35.10 Adelaide – Alice Springs 2.10 20.30 25.30 Adelaide – Perth 3.25 – 41.35 Adelaide – Brisbane 2.20 – –

ROUTE

AIR

Darwin – Alice Springs 2.00 Darwin – Jabiru – Alice Springs – Ayers Rock 0.55 Cairns – Brisbane 2.05 Brisbane – Sydney 1.35 Brisbane – Melbourne 2.25 Melbourne – Hobart 1.15 Melbourne – Devonport 1.05 *Overnight stay in Sydney

COACH RAIL 9.15 23.10 3.45 – – – 30.00 24.00 17.00 14.15 30.00 27.20* – – 10.00 by sea

1770/Agnes Water Airlie Beach/Whitsundays Brisbane Cairns Cape Tribulation Cooktown

S9 62 Q8 63 S11 65 P6 67 P6 69 P5 69

GOLD COAST – Coolangatta/Kirra Beach – Surfers Paradise Hervey Bay Magnetic Island

S11 S11 S10 Q7

71 71 72 73

Mission Beach Noosa Heads

P7 S10

74 75

LOCATION

MAP REF. PAGE

Port Douglas Rockhampton Stradbroke Island Townsville

P6 76 R9 76 S11 77 Q7 77

SOUTH AUSTRALIA Adelaide Mt Lofty Port Elliot/Fleurieu Peninsula Port Lincoln

L14 83 L14 84 L14 84 K14 85

TASMANIA Bridport

P16 92

COLES BAY – Coles Bay Esplanade – Coles Bay Freycinet Hobart Strahan

P17 92 P17 93 P17 91 N17 93

VICTORIA Apollo Bay Ballarat Foster Halls Gap/Grampians

N15 98 N15 98 P15 99 N15 99

MELBOURNE – Melbourne Central YHA – Melbourne Metro YHA Phillip Island Port Fairy

N15 N15 N15 M15

101 102 103 103

WESTERN AUSTRALIA Albany Broome Bunbury Denmark Dunsborough Esperance Exmouth Fremantle Kalgoorlie Kalbarri Kununurra Lancelin Margaret River Pemberton Perth Walpole

D14 108 E6 108 C13 109 D14 109 C14 110 E13 111 B9 111 C13 112 E12 114 B11 114 G5 115 C12 115 C14 116 C14 116 C13 117 D14 118

VISIT OUR WEBSITE

YHA.COM.AU


SEE & EXPERIENCE AUSTRALIA WITH YHA

MAP REFERENCE LOCATION

MAP REF. PAGE

ACT

AUSTRALIA

Canberra City

Q14

23

NEW SOUTH WALES Albury Batemans Bay Bellingen

P14 28 Q14 28 S12 29

BLUE MOUNTAINS – Hawkesbury Heights – Katoomba

Q13 Q13

29 30

BYRON BAY – Byron Bay YHA – Cape Byron YHA Coffs Harbour Hunter Valley Mt Warning/Murwillumbah Newcastle Beach Nimbin Port Macquarie Port Stephens

S11 32 S11 33 S12 34 R13 35 S11 35 R13 36 S11 36 R13 37 R13 37

SYDNEY – Sydney Harbour YHA – Sydney Central YHA – Railway Square YHA – Glebe Point YHA – Bondi Beachouse YHA – Sydney Beachouse YHA ­– Pittwater YHA Tamworth Thredbo Yamba

R13 40 R13 41 R13 42 R13 44 R13 44 R13 45 R13 45 R12 46 P14 46 S12 47

NORTHERN TERRITORY Alice Springs Darwin Uluru/Ayers Rock Kings Canyon

J9 53 H4 55 H9 56 J9 56

QUEENSLAND JOURNEY TIMES IN HOURS ROUTE

AIR COACH RAIL

Sydney – Adelaide 2.10 – 26.00 Sydney – Canberra 0.55 3.30 4.00 Sydney – Melbourne inland 1.35 13.30 10.00 Canberra – Melbourne 1.10 8.00 9.30 Melbourne – Adelaide 1.25 9.45 10.00 Melbourne – Broken Hill 2.45 – 35.10 Adelaide – Alice Springs 2.10 20.30 25.30 Adelaide – Perth 3.25 – 41.35 Adelaide – Brisbane 2.20 – –

ROUTE

AIR

Darwin – Alice Springs 2.00 Darwin – Jabiru – Alice Springs – Ayers Rock 0.55 Cairns – Brisbane 2.05 Brisbane – Sydney 1.35 Brisbane – Melbourne 2.25 Melbourne – Hobart 1.15 Melbourne – Devonport 1.05 *Overnight stay in Sydney

COACH RAIL 9.15 23.10 3.45 – – – 30.00 24.00 17.00 14.15 30.00 27.20* – – 10.00 by sea

1770/Agnes Water Airlie Beach/Whitsundays Brisbane Cairns Cape Tribulation Cooktown

S9 62 Q8 63 S11 65 P6 67 P6 69 P5 69

GOLD COAST – Coolangatta/Kirra Beach – Surfers Paradise Hervey Bay Magnetic Island

S11 S11 S10 Q7

71 71 72 73

Mission Beach Noosa Heads

P7 S10

74 75

LOCATION

MAP REF. PAGE

Port Douglas Rockhampton Stradbroke Island Townsville

P6 76 R9 76 S11 77 Q7 77

SOUTH AUSTRALIA Adelaide Mt Lofty Port Elliot/Fleurieu Peninsula Port Lincoln

L14 83 L14 84 L14 84 K14 85

TASMANIA Bridport

P16 92

COLES BAY – Coles Bay Esplanade – Coles Bay Freycinet Hobart Strahan

P17 92 P17 93 P17 91 N17 93

VICTORIA Apollo Bay Ballarat Foster Halls Gap/Grampians

N15 98 N15 98 P15 99 N15 99

MELBOURNE – Melbourne Central YHA – Melbourne Metro YHA Phillip Island Port Fairy

N15 N15 N15 M15

101 102 103 103

WESTERN AUSTRALIA Albany Broome Bunbury Denmark Dunsborough Esperance Exmouth Fremantle Kalgoorlie Kalbarri Kununurra Lancelin Margaret River Pemberton Perth Walpole

D14 108 E6 108 C13 109 D14 109 C14 110 E13 111 B9 111 C13 112 E12 114 B11 114 G5 115 C12 115 C14 116 C14 116 C13 117 D14 118

VISIT OUR WEBSITE

YHA.COM.AU


Discovery Pass FIREFLY EXPRESS • LUXURY COACH TRAVEL

available now

Daily Departures

HOSTEL SYMBOLS KEY

Adelaide Melbourne Sydney

Hostel grading

YHA hostels meet standards to ensure that your stay is safe and comfortable. Refer to pages 10 to 13 for details.

Wilderness hostel

A unique Australian bush experience. Refer to page 12 for information.

$

Televisión Télévision

Overnight charges

Swimming pool

Tarifas por noche Prix des chambres par nuit

Piscina Piscine

Payment details

Barbecue

Food store

Tienda de comestibles Magasin

Things to see and do Cosas para ver y hacer Activités et tourisme

Nightlife

Vida nocturna Vie nocturne

BOOK ONLINE AND SAVE

Stop where you want, stop • Climate controlled environment $232 $275 $298 $420 over as long as you want, and Adult Premium $300 $350 $400 $550 discover thanbelts 365 regional • Reclining seats fitted withmore seat destinations across NSW, Victoria, Economy $121 $143 $154 $220 Child • Overhead air vents and reading Queensland and thelights ACT. Premium $154 $176 $220 $275 • Washroom facilities

fireflyexpress.com.au

Economy

Visit transportnsw.info/regional

Call 13 22 32 NRS 133 677

Parrilla para asar al aire libre Barbecue

Bicycles

Bicicletas Bicyclettes

Boat / canoe

Embarcación / canoa Bateau / canoë

Parking

Estacionamiento Stationnement

Free Wi-Fi

Wifi gratis WiFi gratuit

Coach details

Paid Wi-Fi

Datos sobre autobuses Informations sur le car

Wifi de pago WiFi payant

Train details

No Wi-Fi

Datos sobre trenes Informations sur les trains

No hay wifi Pas de WiFi

Distance to airport

Wheelchair access in some rooms

Distancia hasta el aeropuerto Distance de l’aéroport

机场距离 Ferry details

Datos sobre transbordadores Informations sur les bacs

Closest hostels

1300 730 740

Comidas disponibles Repas

Television

Sobre la hospedrería Informations sur l’auberge

14 days 1 month 3 months 6 months

Meals available

Cantidad de camas Nombres de lits

About the hostel

Types

Gimnasio Accès à la salle de sport

Number of beds

Prices are per person, unless stated otherwise AMEX American Expess EFTPOS MC MasterCard VA Visa DC Diners Club UP Union Pay

Great value that covers a lot of country

Gym

Hospedajes más cercanas Auberges les plus proches

Acceso completo para personas minusválidas en algunas habitaciones Accès pour handicapés pour certaines des chambres


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CONTENTS ABOUT YHA Welcome to YHA Australia

2

Who are we?

5

Bookings

7 8

Customer Ratings and Quality Standards and Gradings

10

YHA Hostel Gradings

12

Travel and Tour Services

15

Group Accommodation

16

Sustainability

17

HI Hostels and International Travel

18

YHA MEMBERSHIP AND DISCOUNTS 119-128

YHA Membership Discounts

HOSTELS LISTINGS ACT

20

NEW SOUTH WALES

24

NORTHERN TERRITORY

48

QUEENSLAND

58

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

78

TASMANIA

86

VICTORIA

94

WESTERN AUSTRALIA EDITION 60

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All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, recorded or stored in any retrieval system, in any form whatsoever, without the written permission of the copyright holder. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information, YHA Australia does not take responsibility for any errors. Some details may change during the validity of this publication. Valid from 1 October 2017 – 30 September 2018. EDITOR

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WELCOME TO YHA

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See Australia with the hostel network that always

delivers affordable quality and fun accommodation.

YOUR STAY YHA hostels are made for travellers, so our hostels include all the things that make you feel more at home, including friendly and local staff, fully equipped kitchens, clean rooms, comfortable beds, and spotless and spacious bathroom facilities.

GOOD TIMES INCLUDED All of our hostels have fun social areas, comfy lounge rooms, televisions, board games and more. Many of our hostels also include extra treats like swimming pools, social events, in-house cafes and movie rooms.

BOOKING Our staff are happy to book your next hostel. Also, you can book our hostels at reception or via yha.com.au. We recommend that you book in advance, as many hostels are fully booked during busy periods. Length of stay may be limited to 14 days, but can be extended at the hostel manager’s discretion.

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CHECK-IN As no two hostels are the same, check your destination hostel’s reception opening hours in the guide. If you plan to arrive early or late, let us know in advance so we can arrange things for your arrival. You’ll need to provide photo ID, which we might scan when you arrive so we can get you to your room even quicker.

WHAT TO EXPECT To make your stay easy, all YHAs provide linen, blankets and pillows free of charge (except for Wilderness Hostels). You can bring your own linen if you prefer, but sleeping bags are prohibited due to Australian health regulations. You will need to bring a towel.

AGE LIMITS YHA welcomes solo travellers, groups and families of all ages. If you are 16 or under you will need a parent/legal guardian aged over 21 to stay with you in a private room. If you are 17 you can stay unaccompanied with a letter from your parent/legal guardian stating they’re aware you are staying at the hostel and that the hostel will not supervise your activities. Children under two stay for free (lucky things!) – but please check with the hostel before you arrive or make a booking, as a few of our hostels aren’t equipped or suitable for youngsters. Check yha.com.au for cancellation conditions. Get social! Tag us in your holiday photos #yhaoz

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WHO ARE WE?

YHA Australia is a not-for-profit membership-based organisation.

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That doesn’t mean we don’t make money – it just means we re-invest every dollar we earn back into our network of 80-plus hostels around Australia to provide a better experience for you, our guests. With hostels in every state and territory, YHA is the largest provider of backpacker accommodation in Australia – and as a member of Hostelling International (HI), YHA is also part of the world’s largest budget travel network, with more than 4000 hostels in over 60 countries.

Our mission

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To provide opportunity for all, but especially young people, for education by personal development, fostering friendship and bringing about a better understanding of others and the world around them

MEMBERSHIP

You deserve a little extra for choosing YHA, and that’s why every guest becomes a YHA member the moment they check in for their first night’s stay with us here in Australia – without paying an extra cent. You’ll receive a digital membership card via email when you check in, and your membership automatically renews for two years every time you stay with YHA. Travelling overseas and want a membership to access discounts at HI hostels? Either stay with YHA before you go to automatically become a member, or join YHA on yha.com.au for just $15 to unlock a world of exclusive member benefits abroad.


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BOOKINGS

YHA Australia provides many easy ways for you

to book accommodation.

Book online at yha.com.au.

Call or email the hostel.

We can book your next YHA at hostel reception.

Book online at yha.com.au on your mobile, desktop, or tablet for the best available rates.

BOOK DIRECT AND SAVE When you book direct with YHA, we guarantee you the best price. And that means more money in your pocket for your adventure. Don’t pay more on other booking sites – yha.com.au gives you access to the best-value rates 24/7, exclusive offers and specials, greater choice of available rooms, and safe and secure payment. Plus, no booking fees. Score! YHA.COM.AU


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CUSTOMER RATINGS

See thousands of hostel reviews and traveller tips on yha.com.au

All guests are able to leave a review on the website after their stay. On the day you check out, we will send our Rate Your Stay email to the email address you used when you made your booking. Once completed, your rating will be published on yha.com.au whether you give us good or bad marks. Each hostel’s average rating is calculated from the most recent 50 submissions to keep it as accurate and up-to-date as possible. You will find hostel ratings, guest comments and tips on the menu bar of each individual hostel on yha.com.au in the ‘reviews’ tab.

HI QUALITY MANAGEMENT HI-Q, Hostelling International’s Quality Management System, focuses on hostel management and operations. It takes ‘best practice’ from quality systems around the world and tailors them to the specific needs of hostels. HI-Q enables hostels to consistently improve and deliver high standards to ensure you have a great hostel experience. Only those hostels which successfully complete the program are certified and able to display the distinctive HI-Q logo – look out for the logo on hostels in this guide.


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HOSTEL STANDARDS AND GRADINGS

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All YHA hostels must meet a set of basic criteria to ensure your stay is fun

comfortable and safe.

Every hostel is inspected regularly, so we can stand behind our promise of providing a laid-back experience without compromising on safety, security and comfort. Our grading system rates our hostels according to their level of facilities. You can be guaranteed that every YHA hostel in Australia: M  eets all state and local government regulations regarding fire, health and safety codes Is clean, well-maintained and appealing P  rovides a self-catering kitchen so you can cook up a storm H  as an excellent ratio of showers and toilets to guest numbers P  rovides communal areas to relax and meet other travellers O  ffers 24-hour access – important for those late nights on the town O  ffers Wi-Fi (free and/or paid) – except for wilderness hostels


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YHA HOSTEL GRADINGS

Wilderness Wilderness hostels are located in or near a bushland environment. These hostels: Have no resident staff. May need key to be collected in advance Might only have cold water for cooking or washing Have power for cooking and lighting Provide basic cooking facilities Have no more than 20 beds

Grade 3 Grade 3 hostels include well-equipped self-catering kitchens and: Limited reception hours A comfortable dining area A common area to meet and socialise A guest laundry Free and/or paid Wi-Fi Local tour information Security options for guests’ valuables Credit card and EFTPOS payment facilities Shop within 500 metres Staff can make onward bookings to other YHA hostels A resident manager


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Grade 4 Grade 4 hostels offer everything of grade 3 plus: Reception open at least 10 hours per day 24-hour provision for check ins and check outs Some double/twin rooms and some ensuite accommodation Guest kitchen is open at least between 6.00am-11.00pm Full laundry facilities Lockers in all multi-share rooms Public phone at hostel or within 250 metres Food items for sale at the hostel or within 500 metres  One power point per guest in bedrooms Travel and Tour infor­mation and booking service

Grade 5 Grade 5 hostels offer everything of grade 4 plus: A central city location within 200 metres of public transport Generous sized common areas Separate TV areas Cafe and/or bar on-site Electronic key card and CCTV security 24-hour reception and luggage storage facility Individual bed lights for each bed Organised regular activities Internet throughout the building Public phone at hostel Staff can communicate in a range of relevant languages HI-Q certified

Wheelchair access YHA is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and this is reflected in our hostel procedures – an increasing number of hostels are wheelchair accessible. Wheelchair access means that guests in wheelchairs are able to access the properties without assistance, and will also be able to enter most of the common areas including the dining room and kitchen. To make sure you have an enjoyable stay we recommend that you contact the hostel directly to discuss your specific requirements. To find hostels with wheelchair access, just look for this symbol, and always call ahead.


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Group Accommodation YHA offers secure, clean, affordable and memorable environments for your group travel. Each year we play host to thousands of educational, cultural, sporting and social groups at YHA hostels around the country. Choose from a range of hostels, from the beach, to the bush, to the city. Your group can be any age and any size, from 10 to 150. VISIT OUR WEBSITE

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SUSTAINABILITY

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YHA’s Sustainable Hostels Fund assists eco-projects in hostels.

When you make a booking on yha.com.au, you have the choice to include a $1 contribution to this fund. All contributions are matched dollar for dollar by YHA. Each year, YHA completes a number of major projects using these funds, including large solar power installations and greywater systems. These initiatives reduce the environmental impact of many hostels in the network.

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Conservation methods include rainwater tanks, greywater systems and low water use washing machines.

Usage is reduced by low energy lighting systems. Solar power units are at many hostels.

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All hostels have a guest recycling system but many go beyond standard paper/glass/ cans with dedicated bins for clothing, batteries and more.

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Check out some of the weird and wonderful HI hostels around the world where YHA members enjoy an exclusive discount.

TURKEY

GERMANY

KADIR’S TREE HOUSES

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Fulfil your childhood dream of sleeping in a treehouse at these timber cabins on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast.

Ultra-modern accommodation inside a 500-year-old castle overlooking the historic, picturesque Bavarian city.

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SWEDEN

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Rumours are this hostel is haunted. Guess you’ll never know until you spend the night in a solitary confinement cell.

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AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY Culture, architecture, museums and more. THE ACT IS HOME TO AUSTRALIA’S CAPITAL, CANBERRA, AND IS JUST THREE HOURS SOUTH OF SYDNEY, EN ROUTE TO MELBOURNE. THE ATTRACTION CAPITAL OF AUSTRALIA, THERE ARE PLENTY OF FREE THINGS TO DO AROUND THE CITY CENTRE. Visit Parliament House and nearby Questacon (Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre). Get an art fix at both the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery. Explore Australia’s rich history at the National Museum or reflect at the War Memorial. The city is laid out around Lake Burley Griffin which is perfect for cycling or a scenic cruise. See its distinctive layout from the top of Telstra Tower, whilst Civic has a large range of shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. There are frequent events throughout the year including exhibitions and festivals.

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Canberra City YHA 7 Akuna St, Canberra City 2601 EMAIL GROUPS

canberracity@ yha.com.au canberracity.groups@ yha.com.au

PHONE

02 6248 9155

MANAGER

Arthur Lee

RECEPTION

24 hours

MC VA EFTPOS Canberra City YHA is right in the heart of the nation’s capital, a 10-minute walk from the interstate bus terminal. Facilities include an on-site café, indoor pool/spa/sauna, free Wi-Fi, bike hire, fully equipped kitchen, laundry, rooftop BBQ area, TV and games area, and parking nearby (fees apply). Walk to major attractions, shops, cafés, restaurants, nightclubs and cinemas. 250 metres to the nearest foodstore. Centrally located, Canberra City YHA is the perfect base to explore Australia’s capital and its many free attractions. Visit the National Museum of Australia, National Gallery, Australian War Memorial, Parliament House and Questacon. Cycle, walk or picnic beside Lake Burley Griffin and enjoy the views from Telstra Tower or Mount Ainslie. Festivals include Floriade, the Multicultural Festival, Balloon Spectacular and Enlighten Festival. Home to four tertiary institutions, Canberra has a lively entertainment scene. The Australian National University regularly hosts a variety of bands, while nearby Garema Place and Lonsdale Street are home to a number of pubs, clubs and cocktail bars. 800 metres to the Jolimont Centre (interstate coach terminal). Daily services to/from Sydney, Melbourne and Batemans Bay. 6 km to the station. Daily services to/from Sydney. 7.5 km to Canberra Airport. Airport shuttle from $12 – book at the YHA. Sydney is 302 km NE Batemans Bay is 148 km SE Thredbo is 214 km S

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NEW SOUTH WALES Cities, surf, mountains, adventure. FROM SYDNEY HARBOUR TO THE OUTBACK, N O O T H E R S TAT E C O M B I N E S B E A C H E S , R A I N F O R E S T S , B U S H L A N D , M O U N TA I N S , R I V E R S A N D C I T I E S Q U I T E L I K E N S W.

SYDNEY Famous for its harbour, beaches, and great city events, Sydney offers six YHAs to choose from. Sydney Harbour YHA, in the historic Rocks area, has views of the Opera House and harbour. Sydney Central YHA and Railway Square YHA are in the heart of the city, next to Central Station. Enjoy the vibrant village life of Glebe Point YHA, or enjoy Sydney’s beaches at Sydney Beachouse YHA on the Northern Beaches and Bondi Beachouse YHA in the east.

SHORT GETAWAYS On the city’s northern edge, Pittwater YHA is nestled amid Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. For a complete getaway, check out the eco YHA at Hawkesbury Heights, or visit Katoomba in the Blue Mountains, home to walks, abseiling and canyoning. Or be tempted by vineyards, local breweries and artisan food shops in the Hunter Valley. Pittwater


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Sydney Harbour Bridge & Sydney Opera House

PACIFIC COAST Historic Newcastle is famous for its stunning surf beaches and growing backpacker scene. Get back to nature at Port Stephens, an area of endless bays, beaches and giant sand dunes.

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Stop off in Port Macquarie for a surf, camel ride and a visit to the Koala Hospital, then take a country detour inland to visit Tamworth, Australia’s country music capital. Further up the coast your action-packed Coffs Harbour adventure awaits, or head to Bellingen, for cafés and crafts, moonlit canoeing and Dorrigo Rainforest. Yamba offers the best of ocean and river activities, plus yearround festivals. Byron Bay, Australia’s most easterly point, is known for its beaches and laid-back lifestyle. Relax at Nimbin, an alternative town with quirky shops and markets. Or, climb Mt Warning from the serene riverside town of Murwillumbah.

Bogey Hole, Newcastle

SOUTH OF SYDNEY Enjoy a south coast adventure in the charming seaside town of Batemans Bay, packed full of seafood, water sports, and friendly kangaroos. Then head inland to the Snowy Mountains. Thredbo is your gateway to Australia’s highest peak and the perfect spot to ski in winter. Further south you’ll find the riverside border city of Albury.

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ALBURY/WODONGA Albury Tourist Park YHA 372 Wagga Road, Lavington 2641 EMAIL

albury@yha.com.au

PHONE

02 6040 2999

MANAGERS

Kerrie and Craig Richardson

RECEPTION

9am-6pm

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BATEMANS BAY Batemans Bay YHA Shady Willows Caravan Park Cnr Old Princes Hwy & South St, Batemans Bay 2536

EMAIL

batemansbay@yha.com.au

PHONE

02 4472 4972

MANAGERS

Francis McLaughlin & Brent Bruen

RECEPTION

8am-7pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS The YHA is situated in a camping/caravan park surrounded by trees and gardens. Large kitchen and outside deck, swimming pool, BBQ, laundry facilities, free tea and coffee. 900 metres to the nearest foodstore. Meet kangaroos at Pebbly Beach, hike in national parks, swim at uncrowded beaches, kayak or cruise the Clyde River, go dolphin or whale watching, visit Mogo Zoo. Walking distance to pubs and clubs. 1 km to the stop. Services to/from Sydney/Melbourne/Canberra. 27 km to Moruya Airport. Thredbo is 320 km SW Canberra is 148 km NW Sydney is 277 km N

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BELLINGEN Bellingen YHA – The Belfry Guesthouse 2 Short Street, Bellingen 2454 EMAIL

bellingen@yha.com.au

PHONE

02 6655 1116

MANAGERS Rowan Simon RECEPTION 8am-12pm, 3-7pm MC VA EFTPOS

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A beautiful, fun and friendly YHA. Relax in a hammock, chill on the balcony overlooking the river and mountains, play music or pool, and watch bats at sunset.

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100 metres to the nearest foodstore. Bello is a magical town and creative mecca with arts, craft and coffee shops and a monthly market. 25 minutes from World Heritage Rainforest, canoeing, mountain biking, waterfalls, free river tubing and swimming. Regular live music in town. 15km to Uranga stop – daily services to Sydney and Brisbane. 15 km to Urunga Station. Services daily. 36 km to Coffs Harbour Airport. Coffs Harbour is 38 km NE Port Macquarie is 148 km S Yamba is 178 km N Byron Bay is 274 km N

BLUE MOUNTAINS – HAWKESBURY HEIGHTS Hawkesbury Heights YHA 836 Hawkesbury Rd, Hawkesbury Heights 2777 EMAIL

hawkesburyheights@yha.com.au

PHONE

02 4754 5621

MANAGERS

Carolyn and John Beazley

RECEPTION

7-10am, 5-9pm

Call to arrange key collection from Advise if arriving 840 Hawkesbury Rd. Do not disturb after 10pm. outside reception hours

Purpose-built YHA with great views in a bush setting. Eco-friendly, solar electricity and hot water, wood fire. Wood or gas BBQ. 3 km to the nearest foodstore. A great base to explore the Blue Mountains. Norman Lindsay Gallery, picnic areas and plenty of walks nearby. Restaurants/pubs at Springwood. Blue Mountains Bus Co. Bus Mon-Sat to Roberts Pde from Springwood, Route 692H. 11 km to Springwood station. YHA pick-up available – book 24 hours ahead. If travelling west by car, turn left off the Great Western Highway via Springwood to Winmalee/Richmond. Blue Mountains-Katoomba is 42 km SW Sydney is 80 km E

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BLUE MOUNTAINS – KATOOMBA

Blue Mountains YHA 207 Katoomba Street, Katoomba 2780 EMAIL GROUPS

bluemountains@yha.com.au bluemountains.groups@ yha.com.au

PHONE

02 4782 1416

MANAGER

Bronwen Johnston

RECEPTION

Mon-Fri 8am - 8pm Sat & Sun 7.30am-9.30pm (8am - 8pm Winter)

MC VA EFTPOS GROUP WING – EXCLUSIVE USE Small and large group wing - exclusive use kitchen, lounge, conference facilities. Stay at this cosy YHA in the adventure capital of NSW. Enjoy the historic building’s modern facilities and fun, friendly atmosphere. Situated in the heart of Katoomba amid the Blue Mountains World Heritage area, there’s plenty of choice for action or relaxation. Save with YHA discounts on activities, tours and attractions from the hostel. 100 metres to the nearest foodstore. Escape to the beautiful Blue Mountains, famous for its scenery and bushwalking. Explore this World Heritage area, packed with adventure and adrenaline-inducing activities. Experience the art-deco ambience of the fully restored YHA. Try abseiling, canyoning or rock climbing with our in-house operator High N’ Wild. Take a Jenolan Caves tour or visit the scenic railway. Or just hire a bike, enjoy the cafes, antique shops and art galleries, or relax by the fireplace at the YHA. Live music in local venues (Wed-Sun), backpacker nights and night walks. Package tours stop overnight here. 700 metres to Katoomba station. Hourly trains to/from Sydney. Blue Mtns-Hawkesbury Heights is 42 km NE Sydney is 102 km E

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BYRON BAY

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Byron Bay YHA 7 Carlyle Street, Byron Bay 2481 EMAIL

byronbay@yha.com.au

PHONE

02 6685 8853

MANAGER

Paul Cason

RECEPTION

8am-9pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS You can’t miss out on the newest hostel in Byron Bay! This revamped resort-style property has a brand new extension featuring private and multishare rooms kitted out with sparkly ensuite bathrooms, as well as lush tropical landscaping and comfortable communal areas overlooking the pool, a fully equipped kitchen, and a fresh reception and entrance area. The new and refurbished Byron Bay YHA is just 400 metres from the beach and a block from the main street of town, loaded with bars and cafes. Free Wi-Fi, travel desk, BBQ, plus surfboard, bodyboard, and bike hire. 50 metres to the nearest foodstore. Relax on unspoiled beaches, explore walking and cycling tracks, learn to surf, kayak and scuba dive crystal blue waters in the Bay. Enjoy a free guided lighthouse walk along the Cape Byron Walking Track to check out the historic lighthouse and Australia’s most easterly point… and keep an eye out for dolphins and whales! Nightclubs and pubs with live music. 150 metres to stop. Daily services to Sydney and Brisbane (via Casino). 150 metres to stop. Daily services to Sydney and Brisbane (via Casino). 33 km to Ballina Airport. 67 km to Coolangatta Airport. Murwillumbah is 51 km NW Nimbin in 65 km W Yamba is 125 km S

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BYRON BAY

Cape Byron YHA Cnr Byron & Middleton Sts, Byron Bay 2481 EMAIL

capebyron@yha.com.au

PHONE

02 6685 8788

MANAGER

Paul Cason

RECEPTION

8am-9pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS The beating heart of Byron Bay’s backpacker scene is just 250 metres from the sand of Main Beach, in the thick of the cafes, pubs, eateries, and nightclubs in the middle of town. Experience that laidback Byron vibe chilling out on the huge deck by the BBQ or relaxing in a lounge overlooking the heated pool. Bikes and bodyboards available to hire, free Wi-Fi, a travel desk, plus convenient on-site café, scuba centre, surf school, and surfboard hire. 50 metres to the nearest foodstore. Learn to surf and scuba dive, mountain bike through rainforest, hang glide over the coast, horse-ride along the beach, get up close and personal with dolphins in a kayak, visit Nimbin, see the Cape Byron lighthouse, and join in one of our daily activities. Then after dark, enjoy a taste of Byron’s famous nightlife. BBQs and pizza nights at the hostel, plus live music and VIP nights at local pubs and clubs. 400 metres to stop. Daily services to Sydney and Brisbane (via Casino). 400 metres to Trainlink coach stop. Daily services to/from Sydney and Brisbane via Casino. 33 km to Ballina Airport. 67 km to Coolangatta Airport. Murwillumbah is 51 km NW Nimbin in 65 km W Yamba is 125 km S

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COFFS HARBOUR Coffs Harbour YHA Backpackers Resort 51 Collingwood St, Coffs Harbour 2450 EMAIL

coffsharbour@yha.com.au

PHONE

02 6652 6462

MANAGER

Brett and Rory Banwell

RECEPTION

9am-9pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS This YHA is located opposite the beach and jetty. Spacious rooms, dining and common rooms, TV, free Wi-Fi available, BBQ, pool area. Bike hire, free surfboards and bodyboards.

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100 metres to the nearest foodstore. Coffs Harbour is the whale watching capital of the North Coast. Enjoy top surf beaches, rainforest, nature tours, and a chilled out vibe. Dive the Solitary Islands. Pubs, clubs and restaurants. 2 km to the stop. Daily services to/from Sydney/Brisbane. Courtesy bus available 6am-6pm (times vary throughout the year). 500 metres to the station. Daily services to/ from Sydney/Brisbane. 4.5 km to the airport. Courtesy bus available 6am-6pm. Bellingen is 38 km SW, Yamba is 141 km N

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HUNTER VALLEY Hunter Valley YHA 100 Wine Country Drive, Nulkaba 2325 EMAIL

huntervalley@yha.com.au

PHONE

02 4991 3278

MANAGER

Nigel Worton

RECEPTION

8am-8pm

Reduced Winter hours, check with hostel.

MC VA EFTPOS

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

A YHA in the heart of wine country with wine tours available. Located in beautiful surroundings including its own vineyards, pool, BBQ, cafe and communal areas. Free Wi-Fi and more. 400 metres to foodstore and pub. Visit wineries (do our guided wine tour or a self-guided cycling tour), local zoo, breweries and Hunter Valley Gardens. Go horse riding, cycling, skydiving, hot air ballooning and more. 500 metres to pub. 3.5 km to local stop. Daily buses Sydney/ Newcastle/Maitland. Call for a free pick-up from Cessnock. 30 km from Maitland Station, then bus to Cessnock. Daily trains Sydney/Newcastle. 57 km to Newcastle Airport. Newcastle is 52 km SE Port Stephens is 84 km NE

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MT WARNING / MURWILLUMBAH Murwillumbah YHA 1 Tumbulgum Road, Murwillumbah 2484 EMAIL

murwillumbah@yha.com.au

PHONE

02 6672 3763

MANAGER

Tassie Duff

RECEPTION

8am-6pm

0409 221 385 Hostel not suitable for under-10-year-olds.

MC VA EFTPOS Homely hostel with stunning views, riverside gardens and quirky decor in a 1911 building. Great for conversation, not parties. Free ice-cream served nightly at 9pm. Bikes and kayaks available. 500 metres to the nearest foodstore. Climb Mt Warning inside the Southern Hemisphere’s largest crater. Visit Margaret Ollie Art Centre. Rainforests, waterfalls, and glow worms in National Parks. Canoe tranquil creeks and cycle scenic countryside. Atmospheric, authentic Aussie town and hostel. 850 metres to buses. Daily services to/ from Sydney, Byron Bay, Brisbane, and Gold Coast. 32 km to Coolangatta Airport. Coolangatta-Gold Coast is 33 km NE Byron Bay is 51 km S Nimbin is 51 km SW

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NEWCASTLE BEACH Newcastle Beach YHA 30 Pacific St (cnr King St), Newcastle 2300 EMAIL

newcastle@yha.com.au

PHONE

02 4925 3544

MANAGER

Damian Parkhouse

RECEPTION

8am-9pm

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NIMBIN Nimbin Rox YHA 74 Thorburn Street, Nimbin 2480 EMAIL

nimbinrox@yha.com.au

PHONE

02 6689 0022

MANAGER

Liam Brehme

RECEPTION

Summer 8.30am-9pm Winter 9am-8pm

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Nimbin Rox YHA is an island of tranquillity in lush tropical gardens, amid 25 acres in the Nimbin Valley. Awesome views of World Heritage parks, misty mountains, and abundant native wildlife. 1 km to nearest foodstore. Relax, rewind, recharge. Hang out in a hammock, cool off in the tropical pool, enjoy creekside strolls or take the free YHA shuttle* into town. Wallabies and possums at hostel. Weekly activities and live music at local pub. 1 km to stop. Regular buses to/from Murwillumbah, Byron Bay, and Lismore. 34 km from Lismore Airport. Murwillumbah is 51 km NE Byron Bay is 65 km E *YHA Shuttle does not run MardiGrass weekend

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PORT MACQUARIE Port Macquarie YHA 36 Waugh Street, Port Macquarie 2444

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EMAIL

portmacquarie@yha.com.au

PHONE

02 6583 8133

MANAGER

Richard Bock

RECEPTION

9am-3pm, 5-10pm Advise if arriving outside reception hours

Halfway between Sydney and Byron Bay, this YHA is more like a resort than a hostel. Relax by the pool or in a hammock under the palms, make friends over a BBQ, enjoy the games and TV/movie room, and hang out with our pet parrot, Cheeky. Town only 5 minutes walk.

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PORT STEPHENS Port Stephens YHA – Samurai Beach Bungalows 2 Robert Connell Close, Anna Bay 2316 EMAIL

portstephens @ yha.com.au

PHONE

02 4982 1921

MANAGERS

Mark and Sandy Munday

RECEPTION

8.30am-9pm

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A YHA with a difference, on three acres of rainforest gardens. Four bungalows surround a saltwater pool. Free Wi-Fi, BBQ, pool table, bikes, bodyboards, campfire. 3 km to the supermarket. Dolphin/whale watching, 4WD, quad biking, boarding on epic sand dunes, national park, wineries, wildlife. Kayak, surf, dive, stand up paddle-board, horse-ride or parasail. Local bus stop next to YHA. Port Stephens Coaches to/from Sydney, Greyhound to/from Newcastle, local bus to/from Newcastle and Nelson Bay. 51 km to Hamilton station (Newcastle). 30 km to Newcastle Airport. Newcastle is 55 km SW Hunter Valley is 84 km W

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As well as four city hostels – Sydney Harbour YHA, Sydney Central YHA, Railway Square YHA and Glebe Point YHA – there are three YHAs located in picturesque areas of Sydney. EAST Located within walking distance of Sydney’s most famous beach is Bondi Beachouse YHA. NORTH To Sydney’s north, Sydney Beachouse YHA in Collaroy is just metres away from the beach. Pittwater YHA is set in idyllic surrounds accessible by water and on foot.

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Sydney Harbour YHA 110 Cumberland St, The Rocks, Sydney 2000 EMAIL GROUPS

sydneyharbour@ yha.com.au sydharbourgroups@ yha.com.au

PHONE

02 8272 0900

MANAGER

Danny Avis

RECEPTION

24 hours

The Rocks - Sydney

MC VA EFTPOS / ON-SITE ATM MULTI-SHARE PRIVATE ROOMS FAMILY ROOMS ALL WITH ENSUITE

Check out the numerous historic pubs within The Rocks. Experience some culture at the Opera House, Sydney Theatre Company and Dendy Cinemas or live music at The Basement. Eat at Sydney’s best restaurants or party at nearby nightclubs. 2.8 km to country and interstate coach terminal. 700 metres to to Wynyard and Circular Quay (ferry and train) stations. 11 km to airport. Take shuttle bus to YHA or train to Wynyard (directions on yha.com.au). Sydney Central is 2.8 km S Railway Square is 3 km S

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Do you want spectacular harbour views, to sleep above colonial archaeology, and rooms with ensuite bathrooms and airconditioning? Then Sydney Harbour YHA has it all, as well as spacious communal areas, large kitchen, free Wi-Fi, games room, cafe and rooftop terrace. Our weekly activities include rooftop BBQs, pub tours, Bondi walks and more – the best way to meet other travellers! Discount parking available at Wilson’s Clocktower Car Park.

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Sydney Central YHA 11 Rawson Place (opp. Central Station) Cnr Pitt St and Rawson Pl, Sydney 2000 EMAIL GROUPS

sydcentral@ yha.com.au sydcentralgroups@ yha.com.au

PHONE

02 9218 9000

MANAGER

Sam Badans

RECEPTION

24 hours

MC VA EFTPOS Smack-bang in the heart of Sydney’s transport hub, opposite Central Station, Sydney Central YHA has it all. Multi-share dorms, private twins and double ensuite rooms – backpacking doesn’t get better than this. Chill out or get social in our lounges, free in-house cinema, rooftop pool and sauna, bar and nightclub, TV rooms, and self-catering kitchens. Free Wi-Fi, on-site licensed restaurant, minimarket and more. Our Guest Activities Manager will have something special arranged for you almost every night. Free city walking tours, cool travel deals, knowledgeable and friendly staff. On-site café, mini supermarket next door. Walk to Darling Harbour, Chinatown, and shops. Close to major attractions like the Opera House, Harbour Bridge, and Hyde Park. Enjoy the hostel’s on-site basement bar, The Reef. Close to the bohemian bars of Sydney’s inner-west, trendy eateries in Surry Hills, and nightlife on George St and Oxford St. 100 metres to country and interstate coach terminal. 100 metres to Central Station, opposite YHA. 6 km to airport. Airport train to Central Station. Railway Square is 350 metres S Sydney-Glebe is 2.9 km W Sydney Harbour is 2.8 km N

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SYDNEY – CITY

Railway Square YHA 8-10 Lee Street, Sydney 2000 (corner Upper Carriage Lane) EMAIL

railway@ yha.com.au

PHONE

02 9281 9666

MANAGER

Dean Grasselli

RECEPTION

24 hours

MC VA UP EFTPOS An oasis in the heart of the city, this laid-back hostel is located at Central Railway Station in an historic 1904 building. For something different sleep in one of our converted train carriages. The hostel offers modern urban design, free Wi-Fi, café, tour desk, 24-hour access, indoor and outdoor communal areas, self-catering kitchen, entertainment and activities. 350 metres to the nearest foodstore. Walking distance to most of Sydney’s major attractions. Visit the Australian Museum, Powerhouse Museum and Museum of Sydney. Get up close to sharks at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. Saunter down to the historic Rocks district and on to the Opera House. Climb the bridge and catch a ferry – see the sunset from Watsons Bay. Shop and café hop in the trendy city suburb of Surry Hills, just behind Central Railway Station. Head to The Reef basement bar at nearby Sydney Central YHA, mix it up with the locals at one of Surry Hills’ bars. Hit Oxford Street on the weekend, stroll to Chinatown, and soak up the atmosphere (and cocktails) in Darling Harbour. 350 metres to coach terminal. 250 metres to the station. Follow Railway Square signs to the YHA. 6 km to the airport. Take airport shuttle to Railway Square or train from the airport direct to Central Railway Station. Use Devonshire Street exit from the station and walk through pedestrian tunnel. Sydney Central is 350 metres N Sydney-Glebe is 2.7 km W Sydney Harbour is 3 km N

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SYDNEY – GLEBE Glebe Point YHA 262-264 Glebe Point Road, Glebe 2037 EMAIL

glebe@yha.com.au

PHONE

02 9692 8418

MANAGER

Craig Tester

RECEPTION

8am-10pm Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS

The bohemian Sydney alternative. Friendly and helpful staff. Large rooftop, BBQ area. Free Wi-Fi, cable TV, games, jobs board, tour desk. Hand basins in all rooms. Great for working holiday makers. 50 metres to the nearest foodstore. Café culture, international restaurants, bookshops and Saturday markets. Walk to the city, Darling Harbour, universities. Pubs, bars, restaurants, live music, trivia, comedy, poker, crab racing and more. 2.9 km to Central Station. Bus 431 departs from Railway Square and stops out the front of the hostel. 2.9 km to Central Station. 431 bus to door, or light rail to Jubilee Park Station. 8 km. Shuttle bus to YHA or train to Central then bus. Railway Square is 2.7 km E Sydney Central is 2.9 km E

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SYDNEY – BONDI BEACH Bondi Beachouse YHA Cnr Fletcher & Dellview St, Bondi Beach 2026 EMAIL

bondi@yha.com.au

PHONE

02 9365 2088

MANAGER

Kati Farthing

RECEPTION

8am-midnight

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Learn to surf, snorkel, bodyboard or chill on famous Bondi Beach. Enjoy the Coast Walk, Bondi Markets, visit Coogee or Watsons Bay.

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Art deco property located at Australia’s most famous beach. Free body boards, snorkel gear, hire surfboards. Weekly activities, rooftop deck with views, free Wi-Fi, movie room, BBQ, tour desk, limited parking.

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SYDNEY – NORTHERN BEACHES Sydney Beachouse YHA 4 Collaroy Street, Collaroy Beach 2097 EMAIL

collaroy@ yha.com.au

PHONE

02 9981 1177

MANAGER

Lisa Moegle

RECEPTION

8am-8pm, Summer 8.30am-7pm, Winter Late arrivals welcome, follow Advise if arriving outside instructions on front door reception hours

Only 100 metres to Collaroy Beach this YHA offers free surfboards, sports gear plus bike hire. On-site cafe and bar, cable TV, free Wi-Fi, pool, BBQ, car park. 24-hour security access. Job network service, worker/student packages. Learn to surf at Sydney’s best beaches. Kayak Narrabeen Lakes, walk national parks and coast.

50 metres to stop. L90 or L88 bus from Railway Square or Wynyard. 30 km to Sydney Airport. Shuttle bus to Collaroy. Call/email to book YHA pick-up.

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SYDNEY – PITTWATER Pittwater YHA via Halls Wharf, Morning Bay 2105 EMAIL

pittwater@yha.com.au

PHONE

02 9999 5748

MANAGERS

Michael Doherty and Sarah Polomka

RECEPTION

8-10am, 5-8pm

Arrivals from 12pm and after 8pm by prior arrangement.

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EXCLUSIVE USE AVAILABLE

Surcharge if staying Saturday night only.

Unique YHA retreat overlooking Pittwater and Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Ideal escape from the city. Bush hostel – bring food and linen. Bushwalking, Aboriginal engravings, wildlife. Paddle, sail, swim, scenic ferry ride. No car access. 1-hour bus trip from city to Church Point, then ferry and 15-min uphill walk. Direct buses from Manly Wharf (156) or from Wynyard (E86 – weekday afternoon service). Or L88/L90/B-Line service from Wynyard then change to 156 at Mona Vale to Church Point. Ferry/water taxi from Church Point (parking limited) to Halls Wharf. Arrivals after dark bring a torch. Follow reflective signs to YHA. Sydney Beachouse-Collaroy is 11 km S Sydney Central is 37 km S

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TAMWORTH Tamworth YHA 169 Marius Street, Tamworth 2340 EMAIL

tamworth@ yha.com.au

PHONE

02 6761 2600

MANAGER

Carol Hobden

RECEPTION

8-11am, 4-9.30pm Advise if arriving outside of reception hours

MC VA

This YHA has a relaxing atmosphere, offers free Wi-Fi and is a quiet, friendly, clean and safe environment, located in the centre of town. The YHA provides the best connection to Jackaroo and Jillaroo schools and farmstays.

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100 metres to the nearest foodstore. Country Music Festival, Kamilaroi Walking Track, Big Golden Guitar, nightlife, Marsupial Park, Jackaroo and Jillaroo schools, farmstays, various horse events and rodeos. Plenty of nightlife Wednesday to Saturday. 7km to stop. Greyhound to/from Sydney and Brisbane. 100 metres to New England Coaches stop Sydney/Brisbane. 100 metres to the station. 9 km to the airport. Bellingen is 264 km NE Port Macquarie is 273 km SE

THREDBO Thredbo YHA 2 Buckwong Place, Thredbo 2625 EMAIL

thredbo@ yha.com.au

PHONE

02 6457 6376

MANAGER

Bianca Bott

RECEPTION

7-10am, 4.30-9pm, Jun-Sept 8-10am, 3-8pm, Oct-May

MC VA EFTPOS

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

Purpose-built lodge in the heart of Thredbo Village. Cosy atmosphere with fire and great views. National Park entry fees apply. 1 km to the nearest foodstore. Trek Mt Kosciuszko, ski, snowboard, mountain bike, horse-ride, and more. Pubs, cafés and restaurants. 400 metres to the stop. Murrays and Greyhound (winter). Call YHA in summer. 81 km to Cooma Airport, 211 km to Canberra Airport. No parking at YHA – drop-off only. Car access via Buckwong Pl. Foot access via Jack Adams Path or Alpine Way car park. Canberra is 214 km N Albury is 233 km NW

EXCLUSIVE USE AVAILABLE


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YAMBA Yamba YHA 26 Coldstream Street, Yamba 2464 EMAIL

yamba@ yha.com.au

PHONE

02 6646 3997

MANAGERS

Shane and Justin Henwood

RECEPTION

8am-9pm Please advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS

Sun, surf, and fun is what this YHA is all about. Located in centre of town close to beaches, pubs and clubs. Enjoy BBQs, on-site rooftop bar and café, pizza and beer pong competitions, and live music. Surf with dolphins, golf with kangaroos, drink a cold beer at our café/restaurant and don’t miss Shane’s famous Yamba tour.

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100 metres to nearest foodstore. Get the true Aussie surfer experience at Surf Camp Down Under. Uncrowded beaches, cliff jumping, whale watching, beach bonfires, ocean or river kayaking, and year-round festivals. 75 metres to Greyhound stop. Premier to Maclean - 3 night min stay for free pickup. 62 km to Sth Grafton, 450 m to Trainlink bus. 50 km to South Grafton Airport. Byron Bay is 125 km N Coffs Harbour is 141 km S

GROUP BOOKINGS Holidays

Get Togethers Excursions

YHA offers affordable accommodation for groups across Australia. YHAGROUPS.COM.AU

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NORTHERN TERRITORY

NORTHERN TERRITORY From tropical Top End to rich Red Centre. ENLIGHTEN YOUR AUSTRALIAN EXPERIENCE WITH A MAGICAL MIX OF INDIGENOUS CULTURE, UNFORGETTABLE W I L D L I F E E N C O U N T E R S , U N TA M E D R I V E R S , L A I D - B A C K T O W N S A N D AW E - I N S P I R I N G S C E N E R Y.

AUSTRALIA’S TOP END The Top End is home to natural attractions including Kakadu National Park, Katherine Gorge and Litchfield National Park. Darwin, capital of the Territory, is a place to soak up the relaxing and friendly tropical lifestyle and enjoy the many attractions the city has to offer. Dine on fresh seafood by the pier, enjoy the nightlife on Mitchell Street, and don’t miss Mindil Beach Sunset Market. World Heritage-listed Kakadu is a nature lover’s dream getaway and easily accessible from Darwin. See inspiring scenery, waterfalls, wildlife and Aboriginal history.

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DARWIN TO ALICE SPRINGS The Northern Territory’s Stuart Highway stretches from Darwin, through a tropical region of gorges, waterfalls, wetlands and escarpments, to the Red Centre and south to Adelaide. Start with Litchfield National Park, only two hours from Darwin, with its waterfalls and rockholes. Further south is Katherine, and the famous Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge).

SHUTTERSTOCK | CROCOSAURUS COVE

1000 km from Darwin is Tennant Creek, Australia’s last goldrush town, and 100 km from the amazing balancing rock formations of the Devil’s Marbles. At the other end of the highway, another 500 km south, is Alice Springs. The town and heritageclassed Alice Springs YHA are your starting point to discover all that the Red Centre and ‘The Alice’ have to offer.

Indigenous Art

THE RED CENTRE No trip to the Northern Territory is complete without a visit to Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and the spectacular Kings Canyon. The Northern Territory will leave you with visions of a land full of culture, history and scenery that will be etched in your memory long after you leave.

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ALICE SPRINGS

Alice Springs YHA Cnr Parsons St & Leichhardt Tce, Alice Springs 0870 EMAIL

alicesprings@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 8952 8855

MANAGER

Roger Wileman

RECEPTION

7am-8.30pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS This unique and friendly hostel is located within an historic picture theatre in the centre of town. Close to shops, cafés and pubs, it features an outdoor recreation area with pool, air-conditioning, BBQ, Wi-Fi, movie nights and activities program. Tour and travel packages are available from the tour desk. 550 metres to the nearest foodstore. Alice Springs is the capital of Australia’s Red Centre and the stepping-off point for Simpson’s Gap, Standley Chasm, Glen Helen and Ormiston Gorges (West MacDonnell Ranges). Visit the Desert Park, School of the Air and Royal Flying Doctor Service. Alice Springs is the perfect stop-over before exploring Uluru (Ayers Rock). Enjoy dinner, bands and the atmosphere in a local pub or dine under the stars. All long-distance and tour coaches drop off and pick up nearby. 2 km to the station. Regular Ghan services available. Shuttle to hostel door $13.50pp. 15 km to the airport. Airport shuttle available. Uluru/Ayers Rock is 446 km SW Darwin is 1500 km N

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Darwin YHA – Melaleuca on Mitchell 52 Mitchell Street, Darwin 0800 EMAIL

darwin@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 8941 7800

MANAGER

Sheena Matthews

RECEPTION

24 hours

MC VA EFTPOS Located in the heart of the NT’s tropical capital, the hostel is air-conditioned with a great outdoor deck containing two pools and a spa, a licensed bar and BBQs. This property caters to all types of travellers – enjoy the lively atmosphere of the backpacker hostel or a quieter stay in a separate wing featuring private and family rooms.

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60 metres to the nearest foodstore. The hostel is right next door to Crocosaurus Cove, home to the ‘Cage of Death’, Australia’s only crocodile dive. Darwin is the gateway to the stunning Litchfield and Kakadu National Parks, Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, Arnhem Land Aboriginal Reserve, and Tiwi Islands. Take advantage of the warm tropical climate to go bushwalking and cycling, watch movies under the stars, and witness the spectacular sunsets at the famous Mindil Beach markets. Darwin YHA has its own on-site rooftop bar, and is located in the hub of the city’s colourful entertainment precinct, Mitchell Street, just a stroll from Darwin’s best bars, pubs, nightclubs, cinemas and restaurants. Across the road from the Darwin Bus Interchange. Greyhound coaches. 20 km to the station. The Ghan train from/ to Alice Springs and Adelaide. 13 km to the airport. Alice Springs is 1500 km S Broome is 1870 km W Cairns is 2860 km E

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ULURU/AYERS ROCK Voyages Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge* Ayers Rock Resort, via Yulara Dr, Ayers Rock 0872 EMAIL

travel@voyages.com.au

PHONE

08 8957 7605

MANAGER

Mark Fletcher

RECEPTION

24 hours

MC VA EFTPOS DC JCB The lodge has air-conditioning, a pool, restaurant, kiosk, internet, laundry facilities, foreign currency exchange and car rental company on-site. Free resort shuttle.

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1 km to the nearest foodstore. Uluru (Ayers Rock) is 20 km and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) is 53 km from the resort. Experience the Mala Walk guided by National Park rangers. Book tours at our tour desk. Live entertainment. Don’t miss the Outback Pioneer BBQ and bar. Interstate buses drop at reception. Complimentary airport shuttle. Kings Canyon is 304 km NE Alice Springs is 446 km NE *Enjoy an exclusive YHA members’ discount at this property, which YHA recommends but is not part of the affiliated network.

KINGS CANYON Kings Canyon Holiday Park* Luritja Rd, Watarrka NP, Kings Canyon 0872 EMAIL

tradesales@delawarenorth.com

PHONE

08 8956 7442 or 1800 837 185

MANAGER

Jeff Dancer

RECEPTION

24 hours

MC VA EFTPOS Backpacker lodge with access to resort facilities including pool, bar and café. Other facilities include TV, fridge, tea/coffee-making facilities, evaporative cooling, heating, wardrobes or lockers, communal kitchen (utensils for hire), BBQ, tennis court and sunset viewing platform. General store with petrol station. Complimentary activities: tennis, witness spectacular sunsets, self-guided Kings Canyon Rim walk, ridge walk at the resort, nightly entertainment at the Outback BBQ (Apr-Oct). Other activities include helicopter flights, quad bike adventures, and moonlight dining experiences. Bus stop at front door. Uluru/Ayers Rock is 304 km SW Alice Springs is 475 km E *Enjoy an exclusive YHA members’ discount at this property, which YHA recommends but is not part of the affiliated network.

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QUEENSLAND With endless days of sunshine, it’s no

wonder Queenslanders are so friendly. QUEENSLAND IS A SENSORY EXPLOSION FULL OF A D V E N T U R E S A N D S P E C TA C U L A R S I G H T S . E N J O Y BEAUTIFUL BEACHES, LUSH RAINFORESTS, CORAL REEFS, UNIQUE WILDLIFE AND THE OUTBACK.

BRISBANE Want big-city action at a holiday pace? Brisbane boasts trendy boutiques, museums, laneways, live gigs and alfresco dining on every corner. Its subtropical climate fuels a love for outdoor activities and sports.

FUN IN THE SUN In Coolangatta, hit the waves at world-class surfing beaches and spot dolphins from the headland. For a change of pace, the nightlife in Surfers Paradise will see you partying until dawn. Head north past the Glass House Mountains to Noosa on the Sunshine Coast. Then take a break in the laid-back seaside town of 1770 (Agnes Water) and plan your next East Coast adventure.

THE RUGGED REGION

Brisbane City

Experience genuine cattle country on a stop-over in Rockhampton. ‘Rocky’ is Australia’s beef capital and home to some of the country’s finest steaks. Your visit isn’t complete without experiencing the thrill of the local rodeo scene or a trip to Capricorn Caves.


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Palm Cove

TROPICAL NORTH Base yourself in Airlie Beach and join a once-in-a-lifetime sailing trip through the Whitsunday Islands. South of Cairns is Mission Beach, a relaxed coastal village, home to the elusive cassowary. Cairns’ adrenaline-pumping activities make it a backpacker hot spot, as well as the gateway to Port Douglas, where you can snorkel the Great Barrier Reef.

Radical Bay, Magnetic Island

PARADISE ISLANDS Just off the coast of Hervey Bay is Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand island and a 4WD or nature enthusiast’s haven. If you’re keen to go whale watching, Hervey Bay is where these incredible creatures love to hang out and play. Only a quick ferry from Townsville is Magnetic Island, which offers unforgettable wildlife encounters. Stradbroke Island is the ultimate surfing, fishing and diving destination where you can swim alongside manta rays.

Noosa

HIDDEN WONDERS Two stunning World Heritage sites collide in Northern Queensland: the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. Visit Cape Tribulation and step from the beach onto the walking track of an ancient rainforest. Journey north to Cooktown for a rare glimpse into Australia’s Indigenous and colonial history.

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1770 AGNES WATER 1770 YHA Lot 12 Captain Cook Drive, Agnes Water 4677 EMAIL

1770 @ yha.com.au

PHONE

07 4974 7200

MANAGER

Elizabeth and Ross Davis

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8am-8pm Advise if arriving outside reception hours

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AIRLIE BEACH Airlie Beach YHA 394 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach 4802 EMAIL

airliebeach@ yha.com.au

PHONE

07 4946 6312

MANAGER

David and Kathryn Cowie

RECEPTION

7-11am, 2-8pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS Airlie Beach YHA is located in the centre of Airlie Beach, close to the swimming lagoon, restaurants, cafés and nightlife. The hostel offers multi-share, double/twin rooms with private balconies and family rooms. All hostel rooms are air-conditioned. 20 metres to the nearest foodstore. Airlie Beach is your gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. Sail, take a day trip to the reef, snorkel, take a scenic flight or visit Whitehaven Beach. Book at reception. Bars, clubs, restaurants and cafés all within walking distance. 300 metres to coach stop. 25 km to Proserpine Train Station. 36 km to Whitsunday Coast/ Proserpine Airport. Townsville is 272 km N Magnetic Island is 280 km N Rockhampton is 477 km S

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BRISBANE

Brisbane City YHA 392 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane 4000 EMAIL

brisbanecity@ yha.com.au

PHONE

07 3236 1004

MANAGER

Sam Owen

RECEPTION

24 hours

Night bell and limited services between 11pm and 6.30am

MC VA EFTPOS / ON-SITE ATM This inner city YHA has excellent facilities and modern multi-share, twin, double and family rooms. The rooftop pool area has outstanding views of the River City. Free Wi-Fi, indoor and outdoor entertainment areas, kitchen, laundry, TV/games rooms and Travel Desk. Limited secure car parks available. Phone ahead to reserve (charges apply). 200 metres to the Coles supermarket. Brisbane is a vibrant city, renowned for its outdoor lifestyle. Take a ferry ride along the river, enjoy the city views from Mt Coottha lookout, visit the South Bank Parklands and swim in the beach lagoon. Take a trip to Stradbroke or Moreton Islands, Gold Coast theme parks or tour the rainforest hinterland. Licensed cafÊ and bar on-site offering meals and entertainment. Visit some of Brisbane’s many dining and entertainment precincts, including Fortitude Valley, Caxton Street, West End and South Bank. 600 metres to Roma Street Transit Centre. Serviced by all major coach companies and trains. 17 km to the international/domestic airport. Take the Con-X-ion shuttle bus directly to the hostel, or catch the Airtrain to Roma Street Station then walk 600 metres to the YHA. Stradbroke Island is 75 km E Surfers Paradise is 79 km SE Noosa is 140 km N

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CAIRNS

Cairns Central YHA 20-26 McLeod Street, Cairns 4870 EMAIL

cairnscentral@ yha.com.au

PHONE

07 4051 0772

MANAGER

Dean Thexton

RECEPTION

24 hours

MC VA EFTPOS Located adjacent to Cairns Central Shopping Centre, this resort-style hostel is a travellers’ oasis. The hostel includes spacious communal areas, self-catering kitchen, swimming pool, spa, games area, TV, free Wi-Fi and large outdoor TV screen. All rooms are air-conditioned with ensuites available. 50 metres to the nearest foodstore. With the Daintree rainforest at your doorstep, the Great Barrier Reef only a stone’s throw away and the Atherton Tablelands just around the corner, Cairns is the perfect base to explore Tropical North Queensland. Let us organise your diving course, rafting, bungy jump, Skyrail/ scenic train to Kuranda and adventures to Cooktown. Try a kangaroo burger at the famous Green Ant, dance on a table at the backpacker hub of the Woolshed, or sip on a cocktail near the lagoon at the Pier Bar. The night markets are on every evening from 5-11pm. 1 km to the Greyhound bus stop. Premier bus stop 50 metres. Public bus stop 150 metres. 50 metres to the station. 8 km to the airport. Airport shuttle meets flights and will pick up/drop off direct to the YHA’s door. Port Douglas is 65 km N Cape Tribulation is 141 km N Mission Beach is 140 km S

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CAPE TRIBULATION Cape Trib Beach House YHA 152 Rykers Road, Cape Tribulation 4873 EMAIL

capetribulation@ yha.com.au

PHONE

07 4098 0030

MANAGER

Maree Rhook

RECEPTION

7am-5.30pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS Nestled deep in the Daintree Rainforest on seven acres of beachfront land, offering unique accommodation, pool, internet café and communal kitchen.

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3 km to the nearest foodstore. Experience the best of the Daintree Rainforest. Take a scenic Daintree River cruise, visit the Alexandra Range Lookout or enjoy a walk along the Marrdja Boardwalk which takes you on a 350 million-year journey of plant life. Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, take a guided horse ride on the beach or zip line through the jungle canopies. On-site restaurant and bar. Bus transfers from Cairns/Port Douglas. 142 km to Cairns Airport. Cooktown is 99 km N Port Douglas is 85 km S

COOKTOWN Pam’s Place YHA 9 Boundary Street, Cooktown 4895 EMAIL

cooktown@ yha.com.au

PHONE

07 4069 5166

MANAGER

Scott Orchard

RECEPTION

7am-7pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS Pam’s Place YHA has a relaxed atmosphere, tropical gardens, salt-water pool, games room, bar and spacious dining/kitchen facilities. All rooms have air-conditioning, ceiling fans and bar fridge. Ensuite rooms have a TV and tea/coffee-making facilities. 300 metres to the nearest foodstore. Cooktown is steeped in history. Hike to secluded beaches and mountains, or throw a line in at the wharf and catch yourself a fish. Spot a croc and learn about Indigenous Australians by taking an Aboriginal tour. Local pubs, clubs and restaurants. Daily coach services run from Cairns to Cooktown. 8 km to airport. Hinterland Aviation daily flights from Cairns. Shuttle bus to the hostel. Cape Tribulation is 99 km S Port Douglas is 265 km S Cairns is 320 km S

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Located one hour’s drive north of Brisbane.

Open every day 9:00am - 5:00pm (Closed Christmas Day) 2513

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GOLD COAST/COOLANGATTA Coolangatta /Kirra Beach YHA 230 Coolangatta Road, Bilinga 4225 EMAIL

coolangatta@ yha.com.au

PHONE

07 5536 7644

MANAGER

Warren (Woza) Nicholas

RECEPTION

8am-9.30pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS AMEX This relaxed surf hostel is a 10 minute walk to the airport and offers a free shuttle to town and beaches, surfboard hire, free Wi-Fi, games room, swimming pool and 24-hour access.

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400 metres to the nearest foodstore. Two of Australia’s best surf breaks, Kirra and the Snapper Rocks Superbank, are nearby. Relax by the pool, have a surf lesson, snorkel with turtles, cuddle a koala, tandem skydive or visit World Heritage–listed national parks. 4 km to bus terminal. Four courtesy pick-ups per day from Coolangatta. Phone to book. 500 metres to the airport. Surfers Paradise is 26 km N Murwillumbah is 33 km SW Byron Bay is 70 km S

GOLD COAST/SURFERS PARADISE Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach Mariner’s Cove, 70 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach 4217 EMAIL

surfersparadise@ yha.com.au

PHONE

07 5571 1776

MANAGER

Nathan McGregor

RECEPTION

8am-9pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS Located at Mariner’s Cove overlooking the marina, this YHA offers the perfect base to explore Surfers Paradise. Activities include theme parks, surf lessons, rainforest tours. 100 metres to the nearest convenience store. Jump on the thrill rides at the theme parks, ride a wave in paradise, or check out the beachfront markets. Party in paradise – join an organised pub crawl, enjoy a drink at the marina or meet fellow travellers at the hostel’s activities. 4 km to Surfers Paradise Transit Centre. Courtesy pick-ups – book in advance. 15 km to Helensvale Station. Take bus No. 704 to the hostel. 26 km to Gold Coast Airport. Coolangatta is 26 km S Brisbane is 79 km NW

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HERVEY BAY Colonial Village YHA 820 Boat Harbour Drive, Hervey Bay 4655 EMAIL

herveybay@ yha.com.au

PHONE

07 4125 1844 1800 818 280

MANAGER

Karen Inglis

RECEPTION

7-11am, 3-8pm Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS

The YHA offers all the facilities and services of a resort in a relaxing environment, surrounded by tropical gardens. Free tennis and basketball courts, pool, spa, bistro and bar, travel desk, free Wi-Fi and parking.

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800 metres to the nearest foodstore. Hervey Bay is the closest mainland point to the best locations on Fraser Island. Go whale watching (Jul-Nov), skydiving, enjoy beaches or visit Lady Elliot Island. On-site bar and bistro. 7 km to the terminal. Free pick ups from Pialba Transit Centre. Contact the hostel to book. 30 km to the station. Local bus from door. 5 km to the airport. Noosa is 190 km S 1770 is 250 km N Powered sites and campsites also available.

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Fun and adventure on Fraser Island for 18-35s. With a guided Cool Dingo Tour, you’ll see it all, do it all – and get absolute top value from your Fraser experience. No tents, no cooking, no driving, no worries. Tours ex Hervey Bay, Rainbow Beach and Brisbane.

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MAGNETIC ISLAND Bungalow Bay Koala Village YHA 40 Horseshoe Bay Road, Magnetic Island 4819 EMAIL

magneticisland@ yha.com.au

PHONE

07 4778 5577

MANAGER

Brett Flemming

RECEPTION

7am-7pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS / ON-SITE ATM The only hostel with an on-site wildlife sanctuary and three tours daily – hold a koala and crocodile or enjoy a buffet breakfast with the koalas. Advanced Eco-Tourism Accreditation. All the facilities of an island resort. Convenience store on-site. Explore walking trails leading to 23 secluded beaches, snorkel on fringing reefs or go horse riding on the beach. Spot koalas in the wild on the Forts walking trail and explore nature. On-site pizza bar and snack menu with fun nightly activities at the deck bar. Greyhound stop at Townsville Ferry Terminal. Catch connecting taxi from Townsville Train Station to Ferry Terminal. 17 services daily from Townsville Ferry Terminal. Local bus will drop off at YHA. Airlie Beach is 280 km S Townsville is 8km SW Mission Beach is 239 km NW

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MISSION BEACH Scotty’s Mission Beach YHA 76 Holland Street, Wongaling Beach 4852 EMAIL

missionbeach@yha.com.au

PHONE

07 4068 8676

Mission Beach

MANAGER Luke Thomas RECEPTION 7.30-11.30am, 3.30-7.30pm Advise if arriving outside reception hours

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1.5 km to Greyhound and Premier coach terminals. Cairns 140 km N Townsville 231 km S Magnetic Island 239 km SE

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Skydive and land on the beach, whitewater raft on the Tully River, tour Dunk Island. Snorkel or dive on the Great Barrier Reef. Hike in the World Heritage listed rainforests and national parks.

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NOOSA HEADS Halse Lodge Guesthouse YHA 2 Halse Lane, Noosa Heads 4567 EMAIL

noosaheads@ yha.com.au

PHONE

07 5447 3377

MANAGER

Jessica Scurrah

RECEPTION

7.30am-7pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS / ON-SITE ATM This authentic 1880s National Trust and Heritage Listed guesthouse is set on two acres of lawn and rainforest in the heart of Noosa Heads. Licensed restaurant and bar on-site. Security lockers. Free surfboards, bodyboards, table tennis, pool table and free Wi-Fi. 100 metres to the nearest foodstore. Daily pick-ups to the iconic Fraser Island, Noosa Everglades and Australia Zoo. 100 metres to Noosa Main Beach and close to Noosa National Park, Hastings Street, shops, cafés, nightclubs and bars. 1.5 km to the Greyhound and Premier bus station. 41 km to Nambour Station. 32 km to Sunshine Coast Airport. 140 km to Brisbane Airport. Brisbane is 140 km S Hervey Bay is 190 km N

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PORT DOUGLAS Coral Beach Lodge YHA Cnr of Port St and Craven Cl, Port Douglas 4877 EMAIL

portdouglas@ yha.com.au

PHONE

07 4099 5422

MANAGER

Keith Hamelink

RECEPTION

7.30am-6.30pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS This multi-award winning YHA offers private bathrooms, air-conditioning, lockers, hammocks and free Wi-Fi to all guests. Resort-style pool, BBQ areas and spaces to chill-out with a book or with other travellers.

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Limited foodstore on site. Relax on Four Mile Beach, visit the Great Barrier Reef or hit up the local pubs and restaurants on Macrossan Street or at the Marina. Visit the Sunday market, Wildlife Habitat, Mossman Gorge, Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation. Local pubs nearby. Daily shuttle buses operate from Cairns to Port Douglas. 60 km to Cairns Airport. Cairns is 65 km S Cape Tribulation is 85 km N

ROCKHAMPTON Rockhampton YHA 60 MacFarlane Street, North Rockhampton 4701 EMAIL

rockhampton@ yha.com.au

PHONE

07 4927 5288 1800 617 194

MANAGER

Auzen Mercader

RECEPTION

7am-8.30pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS Rockhampton YHA is a small welcoming hostel offering multi-share and double/twin rooms, some with ensuites. Fully equipped kitchen, dining room, pool and outdoor communal areas. Laundry and free Wi-Fi. 1 km to the nearest foodstore. Located halfway between Hervey Bay and Airlie Beach, Rockhampton is an ideal stop for travellers on the east coast. Watch a rodeo, visit the Capricorn Caves and Koorana Croc Farm, take a trip to Great Keppel Island or Myella Farmstay. 2.5 km to the Greyhound terminal. Free transfers to coach and train terminals. Only at certain times during reception hours. 4 km to the station. 6 km to the airport. Airlie Beach is 477 km N 1770 is 230 km SE Hervey Bay is 401 km SE


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STRADBROKE ISLAND Manta Lodge YHA & Scuba Centre 132 Dickson Way, Point Lookout 4183 EMAIL

stradbrokeisland@ yha.com.au

PHONE

07 3409 8888

MANAGER

Dan Fitzgerald

RECEPTION

8am-5pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS Beachfront accommodation with a relaxed atmosphere. On-site PADI dive centre, outdoor BBQ and dining area, full kitchen, laundry, free Wi-Fi, TV/games/common room. 30 metres to the nearest foodstore. Amazing year-round snorkelling and diving. See whales (Jun-Oct), manta rays (Nov-Apr), dolphins, turtles and more. Enjoy surfing, sandboarding, kayaking, scenic gorge walks. Live music most weekends at local pubs within walking distance. Take train to Cleveland. Hop on the free bus from the train station to water taxi. Catch water taxi over to the island. Hop on the island bus from Dunwich to the YHA at Point Lookout. From Cleveland, catch car ferry to island. Drive to Point Lookout and take second left. Brisbane is 75 km W Surfers Paradise is 107 km S

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TOWNSVILLE Rambutan Townsville YHA 119 Flinders Street, Townsville 4810 EMAIL

townsville@ yha.com.au

PHONE

07 4771 6915

MANAGER

Chris Hanson

RECEPTION

24 Hours (Secure access midnight-6am)

MC VA AMEX EFTPOS Located in the heart of Townsville with a stunning rooftop pool, bar and restaurant. Modern facilities with multi-share, double/ twin rooms with private options available. Free Wi-Fi, cafĂŠ, full kitchen, laundry, common room, onsite parking and a shuttle bus for transfers available (bookings required). 700 metres to nearest food store. Day trips to Magnetic Island and Great Barrier Reef. Great beaches all year round, water sports, mountain biking, hiking in national parks, animal parks. Bar and cafe onsite. Nightlife, cafes and bars all within walking distance. 800 metres to Greyhound Sealink Terminal. 800 metres ferry to Magnetic island. 2.6 km to Townsville Train Station. 7 km to Townsville airport. Magnetic Island 8 km NE Mission Beach 231 km N Airlie Beach 272 km S

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA Hip city hangouts, coastal wonders,

rugged outback adventures.

OCEAN MEETS OUTBACK, WILDLIFE AND WINES U N I T E , F E S T I VA L S A B O U N D A N D M I L E S O F B E A U T I F U L C O A S T L I N E W I L L H AV E Y O U FA L L I N G I N L O V E W I T H SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

ADELAIDE HILLS AND BAROSSA VALLEY Standing as a backbone to the city of Adelaide, the beautiful Adelaide Hills region offers an amazing mix of sights and activities from bushwalks for all levels, winery cellar doors, beautiful little villages and even a German town – Hahndorf – for a step into another world. Further north, our internationally renowned wine region is sure to impress, with some 750 grape growing families supplying quality grapes to more than 170 wine companies of all shapes and sizes – all in the compact 25km area of the Barossa Valley.

FLINDERS RANGES AND OUTBACK Breathtaking, jaw-dropping and unforgettable – this is an ancient outback wonder with its dramatic landscape.

EYRE PENINSULA More than 2000 kilometres of magnificent coastline makes for memorable drives. Visit Port Lincoln and cage dive with great white sharks and swim with sea lions.

Shark Cage Dive, Eyre Peninsula


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FLEURIEU PENINSULA Take a scenic drive south of Adelaide to the Fleurieu Peninsula and you will be rewarded with a treasure trove full of amazing beaches, multiple wine and produce regions, famous markets and charming small towns. Base yourself in Port Elliot for a perfect mix of surf, sun, sand and culture. There’s even whale watching possibilities from May to October every year.

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KANGAROO ISLAND With more than a third of Kangaroo Island dedicated to national parks, it is no wonder it’s one of the best places to see Australian wildlife. Minutes from the mainland by ferry and yet a million miles away, the island is also renowned for its stretches of pristine beaches and amazing rugged beauty as well as being the home to artisan food and wine producers. A truly unforgettable experience!

Adelaide Central Market

ADELAIDE Festivals, markets, hip bars and amazing food abound in Adelaide, the cultural and cool capital city of South Australia. With easy accessibility to the surrounding regions, you could find yourself swimming with dolphins in the morning, cuddling a koala in the Adelaide Hills in the afternoon and partying into the wee hours to complete your day. Free bike hire for everyone, provided by the Adelaide City Council, makes getting around this bike-friendly city a breeze, and the network of parks, museums and galleries gives you an easy opportunity to escape the city bustle.


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Kangaroo Island S E L F-D R IVE PAC K AG E In the comfort of your own car, explore Kangaroo Island and stay at beautiful Vivonne Bay. Cook your own BBQ and enjoy the great indoor and outdoor facilities provided. This great value package includes: • Return SeaLink ferry travel with your own car • 2 nights twin-share in a private 4-share room • Free use of bikes, kayaks, sandboards and WiFi • Help yourself Continental Breakfast included

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2 Days of Fun & Adventure! • Return coach & ferry tran sfe

rs • Visit Rob’s Shearing and She ep Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distille Dogs, Australian sea lions at Seal Bayry, see sandboarding at Little Sahara , go Bay, Koala Walk at Hanson Bay, Vivonne Sanctuary, Flinders Chase Nat Wildlife Remarkable Rocks and Adm ional Park, irals Arch • Accommodation at Vivonn e FREE use of kayaks, bikes andBay with WiFi • Meals include 1 breakfast , 2 lunches and an Aussie BBQ dinner

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ADELAIDE

Adelaide Central YHA 135 Waymouth Street, Adelaide 5000 EMAIL

adlcentral@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 8414 3010

MANAGER

Anna Cornelisse

RECEPTION

24 hours

MC VA EFTPOS Friendly staff, great facilities and a vibrant atmosphere with regular activities and cook-ups. This award winning hostel has air-conditioning/heating, spacious lounge/ TV rooms, kitchen, dining, balcony area, quiet room and book exchange, laundry/ drying room, car park, free Wi-Fi, DVD library, secure electric lockers and free luggage and bike storage, 24 hour staff and secure access. Renovated rooms, plus ensuite rooms with TV, tea and coffee. Best place to stay for group facilities, with conference room available. 500 metres to the supermarket. Prime location, right in the centre of all the major city attractions. Adelaide Central Market, Chinatown, art galleries, museums and shopping. A short tram ride to the beach or bus to explore the Adelaide Hills, wine regions or free bike hire alongside the River Torrens. Awesome hostel activities every day – a great way to meet friends, lots of local discounts. Smack bang in the heart of Adelaide’s burgeoning West End precinct with loads of unique and quirky small bars, live local music everywhere, great eats and amazing street art, as well as Adelaide Oval and more. 100 metres to the terminal. 2.5 km to Adelaide Parklands Terminal. 800 metres to Adelaide Station. 7 km to the airport. Catch the JetBus, every 15 minutes to Currie Street. Port Elliot is 82 km S Port Lincoln is 650 km W

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MT LOFTY Mt Lofty Cottage YHA Cleland Conservation Park EMAIL

mountlofty@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 8414 3000

PRE-BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL through the yha.com.au website only. Key pick-up from Adelaide Central YHA reception. MC VA An gorgeous stone cottage built in 1880 in an incredible location, just 20 minutes from the city. The cottage is bright and modern with new kitchen, flooring and furniture. Facilities include stovetop (no oven), microwave, fridge and TV with DVD player (no TV reception). Walking distance to Cleland Wildlife Park, and ideal for groups and families. Guests must bring own linen and drinking water.

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2 km to the nearest foodstore. Excellent walking trails with spectacular views of city lights at night. 400 metres from famous Mt Lofty Summit lookout. No bus service available. Adelaide is 20 km E Port Elliot is 83 km S *Due to bushfire safety requirements, minimum group booking of two people. Guests must have transport and access to mobile phone and/or radio to monitor weather conditions. $30 surcharge per night – long weekends and public holidays $50 cash refundable key deposit

PORT ELLIOT/FLEURIEU PENINSULA Port Elliot Beach House YHA 13 The Strand, Port Elliot 5212 EMAIL

portelliot@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 8554 1885

MANAGER

Steve Woodward

RECEPTION

8.30am-12.30pm, 4-7pm

MC VA EFTPOS

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

Stylish boutique budget accommodation. Relax with amazing views at a great getaway location, enjoyable in every season. Recently renovated and with shared dorms, double and family rooms and an impressive suite. Available for exclusive use for groups or that special occasion. 400 metres to the nearest foodstore. Across the road from stunning beaches, walking trails and lookouts: swimming, surfing, fishing, beach walking, whale watching (May-Oct) and bike riding are all on our doorstep. Nearby towns, Victor Harbor, Goolwa, Middleton. Close to wineries, bars and restaurants, and other tour activities such as skydiving and boat cruises. Great pubs and restaurants nearby. Short drive or taxi ride to Victor Harbor nightlife. 400 metres to the bus stop. Buses daily from Adelaide. Adelaide is 82 km N

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PORT LINCOLN Port Lincoln YHA 24-26 London Street, Port Lincoln 5606 EMAIL

portlincoln@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 8682 3605

MANAGER

Debi and Robert Forster

RECEPTION

8.30am-8pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS Enjoy our fun and vibrant hostel with double, family, multi-share and ensuite rooms. Facilities include large kitchen, movie room, sun deck with BBQ and table tennis. Relax in our common room and Scubar. 50 m to nearest food store. Port Lincoln is the playground for extreme experiences. Be brave in the shark cage diving capital of the world and get up close and personal with these terrifying creatures. For a slower pace, go swimming with playful sea lions, go sand boarding or take a national park tour. Nightclub, hotels, restaurants – have the best seafood in Australia. Arrive by plane, tour operator from Adelaide or on a Premier Stateliner coach. Adelaide is 650 km E

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TASMANIA An island rich in wilderness, history and beauty.

A N I S L A N D O F S P E C TA C U L A R C O N T R A S T S – VIBRANT CITIES AND COUNTRY VILLAGES, ANCIENT FORESTS AND TOWERING SEA CLIFFS, DELICIOUS F O O D A N D W I N E S , H E R I TA G E A N D C U L T U R E .

HOBART AND THE SOUTH Home to sailboats, Mount Wellington and craft beer, the city of Hobart combines a rich colonial past with contemporary art and culture, and has all the attractions of a state capital wrapped up in a friendly, accessible, pocket-sized city. Explore the historic waterfront and nearby Battery Point precinct, spend your Saturday trawling the Salamanca Markets and nearby art galleries and don’t miss MONA, the Museum of Old and New Art. Head out of the city and foodies will want to visit nearby Bruny Island for artisan cheese, fresh oysters, strawberry picking and handmade fudge, while outdoor enthusiasts will love exploring the lush, green Mount Field National Park and stunning Russell Falls.

PORT ARTHUR This historic site is just 90 minutes from Hobart. A former convict settlement, Port Arthur site is one of Australia’s most significant heritage areas. Take a guided walking tour, cruise the serene harbour and visit the open-air museum. Port Arthur


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The Suncoast boasts magnificent coastal scenery, which is a picture-perfect backdrop to deserted white sandy beaches while walking or swimming. Coles Bay with its rugged and beautiful Freycinet Peninsula is one of Tasmania’s most popular destinations. Here you will discover picturesque Wineglass Bay, voted one of the world’s most stunning beaches, with its well-formed walking track through granite outcrops. Travel north-west to explore the seaside village of Bridport.

Wineglass Bay

NORTH-WEST AND WEST Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park is home to some of the most spectacular scenery in the state. Hike through soaring mountains, deep gorges, lakes, tarns and wide open moorlands. Strahan is a quaint fishing village situated in a sheltered nook of Tasmania’s wild west coast and is home to one of the most beautiful rivers, the Gordon, renowned for its mirror-like reflections.

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HOBART

Hobart Central YHA 9 Argyle Street, Hobart 7000 EMAIL

hobartcentral@yha.com.au

PHONE

03 6231 2660

MANAGER

Nadia Fadel

RECEPTION

8am-10pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS Hobart’s most central hostel is just a block away from Constitution Dock on the waterfront. This YHA has a communal kitchenette, lounge with TV, reception and tour desk. 100 metres to the nearest foodstore. Hobart is Australia’s second-oldest state capital city and has plenty on offer, from the historic homes of Battery Point to the panoramic views from Mount Wellington. Salamanca Market, the Botanic Gardens, a cruise on the Derwent River to the renowned MONA art museum, and tours of whisky distilleries and Australia’s oldest brewery, Cascade, are recommended. Don’t miss summer festivals like the Taste of Tasmania, visit the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery just across the road from the hostel, and enjoy a delicious, great-value meal at the pub right next door. Hobart has a thriving nightlife scene. Check local newspapers for a guide to entertainment. Enjoy a drink in the bar next door or head out to one of the nearby restaurants, clubs or bars. 100 metres to local Metro bus stop. Tasmania’s own Redline Coaches and Tassielink services daily. 18 km to the airport. Shuttle service departs 10-15 minutes after each domestic arrival. Strahan is 300 km NW Coles Bay is 192 km NE Bridport is 274 km N

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BRIDPORT Bridport Seaside Lodge Backpackers YHA 47 Main Street, Bridport 7262 EMAIL

bridport@yha.com.au

PHONE

03 6356 1585

MANAGER

Murray Saunders

RECEPTION

8am-8pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA Bridport is a seaside village on the shores of Anderson Bay, on Tasmania’s sunny north coast. The hostel is located opposite the river estuary, close to the hotel, beach, bakery, cheap eats, internet café and shops. The hostel also has free Wi-Fi.

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400 metres to the nearest foodstore. Explore the river by canoe, try oystering, take the coastal walk, fish off the beach or from a boat. Short drive to lavender farm, wineries, sand dunes, mountain walks, waterfalls and Barnbougle Dunes golf course. Pubs, restaurants, moonlight beach walks. Sainty’s Coaches from Launceston to Scottsdale (Monday-Friday) or direct service at 4pm on school days. 90 km to Launceston Airport. Coles Bay is 211 km SE

COLES BAY – ESPLANADE Iluka Backpackers YHA Reserve Road, Coles Bay 7215 EMAIL

colesbayesplanade@yha.com.au

PHONE

03 6257 0115 1800 786 512

MANAGERS

John O’Donnell and Sharon Johnston

RECEPTION

8am-6pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

MC VA EFTPOS Situated in Coles Bay, 1 km from Freycinet National Park, the YHA is across the road from Muirs Beach. On-site facilities include a laundry, tavern/bistro, supermarket, bakery and takeaway. Free Wi-Fi hot spot. On-site supermarket. Wineglass Bay is one of the world’s best beaches, and only a couple of kilometres away from this YHA. Freycinet Peninsula enjoys more days of sunshine than anywhere else in Tasmania, and is the stepping stone to Tasmania’s oldest National Park. Activities abound – wine tasting, hiking, kayaking, diving, fishing, cruising, birdwatching, scenic flights and quad biking. Bicheno Coach Service meets Redline Coaches or Tassielink Coaches from Hobart or Launceston. Coles Bay-Freycinet is 5 km S Bridport is 211 km NW

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COLES BAY – FREYCINET Coles Bay YHA Parsons Road, Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay 7215 EMAIL

yhatas@yha.com.au

PHONE

03 6234 1359

RECEPTION

Phone Hobart Central YHA for keyholder

MC VA EFTPOS This YHA, overlooking a secluded beach in Freycinet National Park, is a special two-cabin holiday YHA with basic facilities – fridge and stove, outdoor cold shower and no toilet. No running hot water.

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5 km to the nearest foodstore. Walking track to Wineglass Bay nearby. Ideal for swimming, bushwalking, fishing, photography and sea kayaking. 7 km to the stop. Bicheno Coach Service will drop off at walking tracks car park (1 km from hostel) on request. Coles Bay-Esplanade is 5 km N Bridport is 216 km NW The hostel can only be booked per room, each room sleeps up to 5 people. Bookings are allocated immediately. Call Hobart Central YHA directly to make your booking and payment. Keys can be collected from and returned to Hobart Central YHA or Coles Bay Iluka Backpackers YHA.

STRAHAN Strahan Backpackers YHA 43 Harvey Street, Strahan 7468 EMAIL

strahan@yha.com.au

PHONE

03 6471 7255

RECEPTION

8-10am, 4-7pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

This rustic hostel is set in bushland, near a creek where platypus live. Close to the town centre, transport, shops, tours, and Macquarie Harbour. There are huts, dorms and double rooms, BBQ and outdoor dining areas, kitchen, common room and a tranquil atmosphere. On-site parking. 500 metres to the nearest foodstore. Enjoy art and craft galleries, cruise the Gordon River, take a scenic flight, go kayaking, explore Ocean Beach or sandboard Henty Sand Dunes. See Tasmania’s longest-running play, The Ship That Never Was (Sep to May), enjoy drinks at the pub. Tassielink Coaches drop off outside the hostel. 315 km to Hobart and 277 km to Launceston. Hobart is 300 km SE Coles Bay is 424 km E Bridport is 347 km NE This YHA will be closed for a period during winter. Please refer to yha.com.au for specific dates and alternative hostels.

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B R E AT H TA K I N G L A N D S C A P E S , FA N TA S T I C S U R F BEACHES, HISTORIC TOWNS AND THE MOST LIVEABLE CITY IN THE WORLD WITH THE BEST NIGHTLIFE IN A U S T R A L I A . T H AT ’ S V I C T O R I A I N A N U T S H E L L .

MELBOURNE The world’s most liveable city is pretty visitable too. Graffiti covered laneways, secret bars and a thriving food and music scene are all part of the Melbourne experience. Melbourne is also sports mad and plays host to huge events such as the Grand Prix, Australian Open and Melbourne Cup. Make sure to catch a cricket match or AFL game at the MCG.

LAKES COAST Make your way to stunning Phillip Island to see the adorable Little Penguins on their sunset march, hang out with sleepy koalas, surf a wave and watch the super bikes. Afterwards, head to where the country meets the coast at easy-going Foster, a short drive from picturesque Wilsons Promontory.

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Grampians National Park

Get back to nature in serene Halls Gap. Located at the foot of Grampians National Park, the area offers rock-climbing, amazing hikes, breathtaking views, rich Aboriginal history and abundant wildlife including kangaroos.


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GREAT OCEAN ROAD Go on Australia’s most iconic road trip down the Great Ocean Road. Grab your surf board and catch a wave at Bells Beach before heading to Apollo Bay. Tucked between the ocean and the Otway Ranges rainforest, Apollo Bay offers the perfect beachside getaway with cute cafes, hiking and relaxed beaches. Continue the drive and be blown away by the Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge before pulling into charming Port Fairy. Stroll through the historic fishing town, sample fresh seafood and hike to the Griffith Island Lighthouse.

Loch Ard Gorge

ENERGETIC CITY LIFE While in Australia’s cultural capital, embrace Melbourne’s coffee culture, try a new cuisine in a uniquely Melbourne restaurant, discover a hidden, quirky bar and attend one of the many festivals and events that run throughout the year.

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GOLD REGION Step back in time to the 1850s at Sovereign Hill, Ballarat, where Victoria’s gold mining history comes alive. Pan for gold, marvel at the period costumes, ride horse-drawn carriages down cobblestone streets and watch the world-class sound and light show.

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APOLLO BAY Apollo Bay Eco YHA 5 Pascoe Street, Apollo Bay 3233 EMAIL

apollobay@yha.com.au

PHONE

03 5237 7899

MANAGERS

John and Gail Affleck

RECEPTION

8.30-11am, 4-8.30pm

MC VA EFTPOS

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

This eco-certified YHA is located midway along the iconic Great Ocean Road and combines functionality with comfort. Enjoy two communal lounges and self-catering kitchens, a wood fire heater, BBQ and rooftop social area. Groups welcome.

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100 metres to the nearest foodstore. Visit Cape Otway lighthouse, rainforests, deserted beaches and waterfalls. Activities include surfing, snorkelling, horse riding, kayaking to the seal colony, the Otway Fly Treetop Walk and the Great Ocean Walk. Easy walking distance to local pubs and cafes – enjoy nightlife with a beachside vibe. 200 metres to the stop. Daily V/Line buses from Melbourne to Apollo Bay. Call PTV – 1800 800 007. Tours operate from Melbourne or Apollo Bay most days. Melbourne is 195 km NE Port Fairy is 184 km NW

BALLARAT Sovereign Hill Lodge YHA Magpie Street, Ballarat 3350 EMAIL

ballarat@yha.com.au

PHONE

03 5337 1159

MANAGER

Neil Robbins

RECEPTION

7am-10pm

MC VA EFTPOS

Advise if arriving outside reception hours Check in for the hostel at the Comfort Inn Hotel

A cosy hostel with all the essentials. The hostel is located next door to one of Ballarat’s highlights, the Sovereign Hill Outdoor Museum, a re-creation of an 1850s township. 2.5 km to the nearest foodstore. Experience Sovereign Hill Outdoor Museum. Pan for gold and see a working display of the gold mining era. At night, experience ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’, an exciting sound and light spectacular. 20% discount off both attractions for YHA members. Ballarat is a bustling city with many cafés, galleries, museums, antique and craft shops. 3 km to the stop. 3 km to the station. Melbourne is 113 km E Grampians is 142 km W


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FOSTER Prom Coast Backpackers YHA 40 Station Road, Foster 3960 EMAIL

foster@yha.com.au

PHONE

03 5682 2171

MANAGERS

Mohya and John Davies

RECEPTION

Phone until 9pm

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0427 875 735

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

Centrally located in Foster, the gateway to Wilsons Promontory National Park, South Gippsland beaches, and the Great Southern Rail Trail (70 km walking and cycling track). Free Wi-Fi and laundry facilities. 100 metres to the shopping centre. Explore the stunning Wilsons Promontory National Park. Go bushwalking, visit Foster craft markets, take in Foster North lookout or windsurf Shallow Inlet. Transport to Wilsons Promontory National Park from the hostel available for $30 per person each way with prior notice. Enjoy a game of snooker at the pub with friendly locals. 150 metres to V/Line terminal. Daily buses depart from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station. Call PTV – 1800 800 007. Melbourne is 172 km NW Phillip Island is 89 km W

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HALLS GAP/GRAMPIANS Grampians Eco YHA Cnr Grampians & Buckler Rds, Halls Gap 3381 EMAIL

grampians@yha.com.au

PHONE

03 5356 4544

MANAGERS

Kellie Soule and Gary Hampson

RECEPTION

8-10am, 5-10pm Summer 8-10am, 4.30-8.30pm Winter

MC VA EFTPOS

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

A stylish, comfortable eco-hostel with solar hot water and wild kangaroos nibbling on the hostel’s lawn. Whether you prefer hiking or relaxing by the wood fire, this is the perfect launching pad to explore the Grampians. Groups welcome. 1 km to the nearest foodstore. Visit The Balconies, Venus Baths, the Pinnacle and MacKenzie Falls. Activities include abseiling, rockclimbing, mountain biking, horse riding and kayaking. Call PTV on 1800 800 007 for bus info. Daily V/Line train from Melbourne to Ararat that connects with local bus. Ballarat is 142 km E Apollo Bay is 276 km SE Port Fairy is 157 km S

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Melbourne Central YHA 562 Flinders Street, Melbourne 3000 EMAIL

melbcentral@yha.com.au

PHONE

03 9621 2523

MANAGER

Suzanne Taylor

RECEPTION

24 hours

MC VA EFTPOS Explore the most liveable city in the world like a local. Our staff will give you insider knowledge and make you feel right at home in our hostel that reflects Melbourne’s “too cool for everything” style. Enjoy heated rooms, on-site cafe/ bar, free Wi-Fi, communal areas, selfcatering kitchen, travel desk, in-house activities and a great rooftop social space with a BBQ. 500 metres to the nearest foodstore. You really are in the centre of the action. Walk or catch one of the free CBD trams to Melbourne’s premier attractions including the Eureka Skydeck 88, Federation Square, the National Gallery of Victoria, the Shrine of Remembrance and the MCG. Take a ride on the heritage free city circle tram; it stops right outside the hostel! Enjoy the city’s many events and festivals including the Australian Open tennis, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Formula One Grand Prix, Melbourne Cup and Spring Fashion Week. Melbourne is famous for its amazing nightlife. Relax at the hostel bar, catch a gig at a live music venue and check out the numerous laneway cafés, hidden bars and exceptional restaurants. 600 metres to Southern Cross Station Coach and Skybus Terminal. 400 metres to Southern Cross Station Train Terminal 24 km to Melbourne Airport. Skybus operates 24 hours from Southern Cross Station. Melbourne Metro YHA is 2.5 km N Apollo Bay is 195 km SW

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Melbourne Metro YHA 78 Howard Street, North Melbourne 3051 EMAIL

melbmetro@yha.com.au

PHONE

03 9329 8599

MANAGER

Jordan Bews

RECEPTION

24 hours

MC VA EFTPOS Relax at this friendly YHA on the city’s fringe. Located next to the iconic Queen Victoria Market and only a short walk from the city centre, this hostel is your home away from home. Enjoy heated rooms, free Wi-Fi Hot Spot, self-catering kitchen, travel desk, free daily activities and fitness classes and a rooftop with a BBQ and city views. Ideal for groups. 500m from Free City Tram Zone. 300 metres to the nearest foodstore. Walking distance to most of Melbourne’s many attractions. Explore vibrant Queen Victoria Market, meet the animals at Melbourne Zoo, catch a game at the MCG, and discover Melbourne’s famous laneways. Dine in style or on the cheap at Melbourne’s many cafes and restaurants. Explore the city’s bars, pubs, clubs and music venues. 2 km to coach terminal and train station. From Southern Cross (Spencer Street) Station go 400 metres east along Bourke Street to William Street and catch tram 58 (within the free tram zone) heading north. Get off at stop 10, walk 200 metres west on Victoria Street, turn right into Howard Street and walk 300 metres. 21 km from Melbourne Airport. Approx. $50-$55 to hostel in taxi, $19 for Skybus to Southern Cross (24 hours) including transfer to/from hostel during daytime (check with driver). Ballarat is 116 km W Phillip Island is 128 km SW

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PHILLIP ISLAND Phillip Island YHA – The Island Accommodation 10-12 Phillip Island Tourist Rd, Newhaven, Phillip Island 3925

EMAIL

phillipisland@yha.com.au

PHONE

03 5956 6123

MANAGER

Larson Henderson

RECEPTION

9am-5pm Winter 9am-7pm Summer Advise if arriving outside reception hours

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An architecturally designed eco-friendly hostel at the gateway to Phillip Island. Stylish and modern with comfy lounges, self-catering kitchens and great rooftop deck with ocean views. Bikes, surfboards, fishing gear for hire. Groups welcome.

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PORT FAIRY Port Fairy YHA 8 Cox Street, Port Fairy 3284 EMAIL

portfairy@yha.com.au

PHONE

03 5568 2468

MANAGERS

Alison and Kadir Zehir

RECEPTION

Peak 9-11am, 5-10pm Off peak 9-11am, 4-9pm

MC VA EFTPOS

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

Unwind at this charming heritage-listed YHA. Friendly, cosy feel, close to the beach, wharf and shops. Facilities include heated rooms, self-catering kitchen, pool table, games room, bicycle hire, and great BBQ courtyard. 150 metres to foodstore. Explore the historic town, go surfing, take a boat ride, walk to the lighthouse and eat fresh local seafood. See wildlife at Tower Hill and check out the seals, shearwater bird colony (summer) and whales (winter) on Griffiths Island. 200 metres to the bus stop. Port Fairy to Warrnambool/Apollo Bay/Mt Gambier/ Halls Gap/Melbourne. Phone hostel for timetables. 27 km to Warrnambool station. Regular services to/from Melbourne (Southern Cross). Grampians is 157 km N Apollo Bay is 184 km SE

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WESTERN AUSTRALIA Cities, outback, deserted beaches and a licence to thrill.

I N A U S T R A L I A’ S L A R G E S T S TAT E , V E N T U R E I N T O A LAND OF WILD EXTREMES, FROM PRISTINE SAPPHIRE BEACHES AND AMAZING CORAL REEFS ON THE COAST TO UNINHABITED AND B R E AT H TA K I N G S C O R C H E D B U S H L A N D .

WESTERN CAPITAL Perth and its surrounds offer a bounty of historical, natural and unique attractions. Take a ferry to Rottnest Island where you can snorkel the reef and get a selfie with the world’s happiest animal, the quokka. Just outside of the city are a number of stunning beaches or take the train to Fremantle, a port city with a bohemian vibe. Visit its markets for local goods and explore the old prison, before heading to the jetty for fish and chips. Back in Perth, head to the riverside entertainment hot spot of Elizabeth Quay and don’t miss the natural splendour of Kings Park for amazing views over the city.

THE RED NORTH Begin your journey in Lancelin, close to Yanchep National Park and the Pinnacles, before heading to Kalbarri, home to the craggy natural wonders carved out by the Murchison River. Next stop Shark Bay for Monkey Mia’s famous dolphins, and the stromatolites of Hamelin Pool.

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The Pinnacles

Continuing north, Exmouth is the hub for scuba diving, snorkelling and swimming with whale sharks on Ningaloo Reef, then ride camels on the beach at sunset in Broome.

THE GREEN SOUTH Bunbury is a great first stop and home to entire families of dolphins – spot them from the shore or swim with them in the surf.

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Dive the HMAS Swan shipwreck in Dunsborough and visit Margaret River’s famous wineries, chocolatiers and surf beaches. Timber town Pemberton is surrounded by giant Karri trees whilst Walpole is famous for the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk snaking through the canopy.

Whale Sharks, Ningaloo Reef

THE WILD WEST Drive, fly or take the train to the gold mining town of Kalgoorlie. Pan for gold, be amazed by the size of the Super Pit (part of a current working mine) and visit century-old pubs that were built during the first gold rush.

Chill out in tranquil Denmark and don’t miss the Gap and the Natural Bridge further along the coast in Albany. Esperance boasts pristine, perfectly white beaches, striking blue water and an abundance of wildlife.

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ALBANY Albany Bayview Lodge YHA 49 Duke Street, Albany 6330 EMAIL

albany@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9842 3388 1800 308 680

MANAGER

Jennie Halliman

RECEPTION

9am-7pm

MC VA EFTPOS

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

An award-winning hostel with fantastic water views, located in the historic part of town. Big fully equipped kitchen, dining room with lounge area, bathrooms, bike hire, free basic breakfast, free Wi-Fi, BBQ, parking spaces and a laid-back atmosphere.

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300 metres to the nearest foodstore. Explore The Gap, Natural Bridge, Blow Holes, Wind Farm and National Anzac Centre. Visit our seven national parks and climb the highest peak, Bluff Knoll. Surf, swim or catch a fish at Shelter Island. Watch the whales from June to September. Restaurants, pubs, bars, nightclubs close by. 400 metres to the bus station. Transwa bus service available daily. Regular services to/from all nearby towns. 12 km to the airport. Denmark is 54 km W Walpole is 119 km W

BROOME Kimberley Klub YHA 62 Frederick Street, Broome 6725 EMAIL

broome@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9192 3233 1800 004 345

MANAGER

Fabio Armanni

RECEPTION

24 hours

MC VA EFTPOS Stay and enjoy a licensed poolside bar, tour desk, large TV and games room with Fox Sports on two huge screens and a modern kitchen and laundry. Relax in a courtyard surrounded by lush tropical gardens, under a suspended African thatch gazebo with hammocks. We have regular theme nights, bingo, beach volleyball, pool activities and annual Race Day events. Free shuttle to the beach. Free luggage storage. ATM on-site. Free Wi-Fi. 200 metres to the nearest foodstore. Go on a pearl tour, a camel ride along Cable Beach at sunset, take a fishing break, go whale watching or a kayaking trip. 100 metres to the stop. 500 metres to the airport. Kununurra is 1044 km NE Exmouth is 1371 km SW

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BUNBURY Dolphin Retreat YHA 14 Wellington Street, Bunbury 6230 EMAIL

bunbury@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9792 4690

MANAGERS

Ian and Sarah Upton

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8-10am, 4-9pm

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DENMARK Blue Wren Travellers Rest YHA 17 Price Street, Denmark 6333 EMAIL

denmark@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9848 3300

MANAGER

Mark Basson

RECEPTION

8-10am, 4-8pm

MC VA EFTPOS

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200 metres to the nearest foodstore.

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If you love spectacular coastline, huge forests and fantastic beaches, this is the area for you. Take a walk along the trails, cycle to the beach, learn to surf or play golf. Explore the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk. Denmark has an active arts community and many festivals and other events during the year.

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A home away from home in our cosy, friendly hostel. The Blue Wren has quality rooms and facilities and is located in the heart of Denmark, the unspoiled jewel in the crown of the southern coastal area. A short stroll to the beautiful Denmark River.

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DUNSBOROUGH Dunsborough Beachouse YHA 201 Geographe Bay Road, Quindalup 6281 EMAIL

dunsborough@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9755 3107

MANAGER

Andrew Ingle

RECEPTION

8.30-11am, 2-7pm

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Beautiful secluded beachfront property. Perfect base for exploring the wine, cuisine and nature of Margaret River wine region.

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2 km to the nearest foodstore. Whale watching (Aug–Dec), surfing, surf school, kayaks, skydiving, caves, wineries, diving on the HMAS Swan. RD

Pubs, winebars, restaurants, live music. 200 metres from the YHA. South West Coach Lines run a regular service directly to/from Perth Airport.

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ESPERANCE YHA Backpackers Esperance 299 Goldfields Road, Esperance 6450 EMAIL

esperance@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9071 1040

MANAGERS

Barry Kopa and Violet Cooper

RECEPTION

8-10am, 2-8pm

MC VA EFTPOS

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A 20 minute walk to town and 20 metres from the seafront. Huge deck with panoramic views of Esperance Bay. Watch whales (Jul-Oct), dolphins, sea lions and waterbirds. Group bookings available.

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500 metres to the nearest foodstore. Esperance is known for its miles of white sandy beaches offering surfing, fishing, and swimming. Cape Le Grand is a popular national park for its wildlife, hiking and 4WD terrain. Local bars and restaurants in walking distance. 2 km to the stop. Courtesy pick-up available. Bookings required. 20 km to the airport. Pick-up available (fees apply). Kalgoorlie is 389 km N Albany is 480 km SW Perth is 713 km NW

EXMOUTH Excape Backpackers YHA 561 Murat Road, Exmouth 6707 EMAIL

exmouth@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9949 1200

MANAGER

Kym James

RECEPTION

7.30am-6pm

Advise if arriving outside reception hours

AMEX DC MC VA EFTPOS Located in the grounds of the Potshot Hotel, with all resort facilities available to YHA guests. All rooms have ensuite bathrooms. Local DJs in our late-night bar on Fridays. 1 km to supermarkets and shops. See the sights of Ningaloo Reef and Cape Range National Park. Swim with whale sharks and manta rays, go whale watching or take a day trip to the Muiron Islands. Visit Yardie Creek Gorge and go snorkelling in the crystal-clear waters of Turquoise Bay. Live entertainment monthly at the Potshot Hotel. 1 km to Integrity terminal located at Exmouth Visitors Centre. 36 km to Learmonth Airport. Shuttle bus available from YHA for $35. Kalbarri is 800 km S Broome is 1371 km NE

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Fremantle Prison YHA 6A The Terrace, Fremantle 6160 EMAIL

fremantle@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9433 4305

MANAGER

Sean Stahlhut

RECEPTION

24 hours

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MC VA EFTPOS Lock yourself up willingly at Fremantle Prison YHA. Stay in what used to be the first women’s prison in Australia back in 1886, but with modern facilities and a fun and friendly atmosphere – all conveniently located right in the heart of the vibrant tourist city of Fremantle. Facilities include a 24 hour reception, Tour Desk, free Wi-Fi, TV/reading area, a very well equipped kitchen and laundry and plenty of games and activities for you to pass the time while you’re doing time. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff can help you to plan your Fremantle and Western Australian adventures. 850 metres to the nearest food store. Located close to Bathers Beach and a short bike ride to the beautiful Port and South Beaches, watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean. Catch the ferry to Rottnest Island and cycle around the stunning island looking for quokkas! Another beautiful view point is Monument Hill. Take a stroll, ride, or cruise down the Swan River or excite your senses at the famous Fremantle Markets, open Friday to Sunday, and only 450 metres from the YHA. Or you could step back in time and take a tour of Fremantle Prison – we’re right next door! Experience Fremantle’s lively community culture. Great restaurants, cafes, bars, breweries, street markets, interesting arts exhibitions, vibrant nightlife and live music all close by. 1 km to Fremantle station. 200 metres to local bus stop. Perth is 21 km NE Bunbury is 159 km S

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KALBARRI Kalbarri Backpackers YHA 51 Mortimer Street, Kalbarri 6536 EMAIL

kalbarri@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9937 1430

MANAGER

Joe Goodwin

RECEPTION

8am-1pm , 3-8pm

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MC VA EFTPOS Friendly and relaxed atmosphere, centrally located to town and only minutes from the river and beach. Information desk and tour booking, Wi-Fi, guest telephone, laundry, pool, boogie boards, snorkel gear, fishing tackle, bikes available for hire.

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400 metres to the nearest foodstore. Kalbarri is known for its pristine beaches, challenging surf and great fishing and treks down the Murchison Gorges. Check out the Z-Bend Lookout, The Loop and Nature’s Window or take a scenic flight. Walking distance to fabulous restaurants. Transwa arrives and departs Kalbarri three times a week. Integrity coach line to Ajana turn-off, shuttle service to and from Kalbarri. Contact Kalbarri YHA for updated times. Lancelin is 458 km S Exmouth is 800 km N

KALGOORLIE Gold Dust Backpackers YHA 192 Hay Street, Kalgoorlie 6430 EMAIL

kalgoorlie@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9091 3737

MANAGER

Laura Cashion

RECEPTION

8am-8pm

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MC VA EFTPOS A purpose-built hostel located 10 minutes’ walk from the town centre. Friendly, relaxed atmosphere, clean and spacious. Air-conditioned, pool for summer, wood fire for winter. 500 metres to the nearest foodstore. See the sights of this goldmining town. Marvel at the architecture, museums and art. Experience a brothel tour, visit the massive Super Pit and try surfing WA’s only wave pool at the Goldfields Oasis. Plenty of restaurants, bars, hotels. 500 metres to Perth Goldfields Express. 1 km to Transwa/Indian Pacific station. 5 km to the airport – Qantas/Virgin. Courtesy pick-up from terminals/airport. Esperance is 389 km S Perth is 593 km W


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KUNUNURRA Kimberley Croc YHA 120 Konkerberry Drive, Kununurra 6743 EMAIL

kununurra@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9168 2702

MANAGER

Lisa Spackman

RECEPTION

8-11am, 3-6pm

MC VA EFTPOS

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Kimberley Croc YHA offers clean, friendly accommodation in a tropical setting, with a swimming pool, kitchen, laundry and limited free Wi-Fi. Tours can be arranged by hostel staff. Centrally located in the heart of Kununurra.

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50 metres to the nearest foodstore. Walking distance to Mirima ‘Hidden Valley’ National Park. Drop-off at Kelly’s Knob lookout for sunset. Bungle Bungle tours, scenic flights, fishing, cruises and more adventures into the East Kimberley available through our tour desk. Tavern 50 metres, live bands in season. 600 metres to the stop. Please book your courtesy bus pick-up. 4 km to the airport. Nominal pick-up fee. Darwin is 830 km NE Broome is 1046 km SW

LANCELIN Lancelin Lodge YHA 10 Hopkins Street, Lancelin 6044 EMAIL

lancelin@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9655 2020

MANAGERS

Matt Hall and Karen Stokke

RECEPTION

9am-1pm, 4-8.30pm

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This multi award-winning, family run hostel is a short walk to all amenities and surf beaches. We welcome you to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere all year round, with a swimming pool/volleyball court for summer and a winter log fire. Free use of bikes, plus sand boards for hire. 300 metres to the nearest foodstore. Lancelin is a small, friendly fishing village 90 minutes from Perth. It boasts a long white beach, huge sand dunes and worldrenowned water sports. Windsurfing/ kitesurfing Oct to Apr, surfing/sandboarding all year. Equipment available to hire. Transwa (1300 662 205) and Integrity Coach Lines (1800 226 339) both run buses to Lancelin. 94 km to Clarkson Railway Station. 143 km to Perth Airport. Contact the hostel for airport transfers. Charges apply.

Perth is 129 km S Kalbarri is 458 km N Kalgoorlie is 675 km E

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MARGARET RIVER Margaret River Backpackers YHA 66 Townview Terrace, Margaret River 6285 EMAIL

margaretriver@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9757 9572

MANAGER

Jules Ashton

RECEPTION

8.30-11am, 2-7pm

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MC VA EFTPOS A modern hostel accommodating working holiday makers on the vineyards as well as travellers visiting Margaret River. Facilities include air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, large kitchen, common areas, TVs with Foxtel, outdoor deck with BBQ, secure parking. One minute’s walk from town centre.

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100 metres to the nearest foodstore. Margaret River is world renowned for wine and surfing. Visit the wineries, breweries, chocolate and cheese factories. Surf famous breaks and enjoy mountain biking, hiking, canoeing and exploring the local caves. Live music at Settlers Tavern Fri-Sun. Karaoke and open mike nights. 200 metres to the stop. Pemberton is 133 km SE Dunsborough is 46 km N

PEMBERTON Pemberton Backpackers YHA 7 Brockman Street, Pemberton 6260 EMAIL

pemberton@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9776 1105

MANAGER

Troy Della

RECEPTION

8-9am, 2-7pm

MC VA EFTPOS

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Stay at warm and friendly Pemberton YHA, the perfect place to stay if you love to be immersed in nature. Ideal for those who enjoy canoeing, mountain biking, bushwalking and fishing, or simply relaxing by the log fires in winter and firing up a BBQ in summer. 50 metres to the nearest foodstore. Summer or winter, there are plenty of activities in Pemberton. Hike along trails in the Giant Karri Forest, climb the Gloucester Tree, swim the Big Brook Dam, 4WD through D’Entrecasteaux National Park, catch marron or fish for trout. Watch the sunset while sitting on your verandah sipping a local wine. Small selection of restaurants and a bar. 100 metres to the bus stop. Walpole is 120 km SE Margaret River is 133 km NW


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Perth City YHA 300 Wellington Street, Perth 6000 EMAIL

perthcity@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9287 3333

MANAGERS

Peter Ott

RECEPTION

24 hours

Check-in after 1pm

MC VA EFTPOS / ON-SITE ATM Perth City YHA offers everything you could want in backpacking accommodation – real heart, great value, top location and attention to detail. This award-winning YHA is located in a renovated art deco building, and features seven room types. Facilities include 24-hour reception, licensed café, swimming pool, in-house gym, BBQ, reading room, free Wi-Fi in common areas, laundry, cinema and car park. Our Travel Desk staff can help with tour bookings around WA and across Australia. All these facilities coupled with friendly and energetic staff will ensure a fantastic stay in Perth. Café within the building and supermarket 500 metres away. Beaches, national parks and the Swan River, mixed with all the amenities of a big city, make Perth the ideal place to begin your Western Australian adventure. Cycle or cruise along the Swan River or enjoy the view from Kings Park. Northbridge is the nightlife centre of Perth city. Restaurants, cafés, street theatre, traditional and modern pubs, international cuisine, galleries and museums, all within walking distance. Backpacker nights most nights of the week at different venues. 750 metres to bus stop. 400 metres to railway station. 15 km to Perth Airport. Fremantle is 21 km SW Lancelin is 129 km N Bunbury is 170 km S

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WALPOLE Tingle All Over YHA 60 Nockolds Street, Walpole 6398 EMAIL

walpole@yha.com.au

PHONE

08 9840 1041

MANAGER

Peggy Polkinghorne

RECEPTION

8.30-11am, 3-8pm Advise if arriving outside reception hours

A warm atmosphere awaits you in Walpole YHA. Spacious kitchen and lounge with heaters in all rooms. Free tea and coffee. Free Wi-Fi. Car hire available. 100 metres to the nearest foodstore.

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EUROPCAR Great Inclusive rates for YHA members from $72 per day. Includes reduced liability, young drivers surcharge (selected vehicles) and additional driver fees. Quote Contract ID: 52463270 when making your booking. n europcar.com.au/YHA  n 1300 367 942

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COTSWOLD OUTDOOR

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KATHMANDU

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KORJO TRAVEL ACCESSORIES

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123 PADDY PALLIN 10% off retail prices on all travel and outdoor clothing, footwear and equipment with your FREE Paddy Pallin Club membership. Plus, invitations to our exclusive biannual Club member sales. n paddypallin.com.au n 1300 654 259

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REID CYCLES REID make great bikes that people love to ride. Use YHA at checkout and you'll score 5% off all bikes and accessories. n reidcycles.com.au n 03 9314 9091

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SEVEN HORIZONS

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For YHA members, ANZ will waive the usual $11 insurance fee on ANZ Travel Cards when purchased at any ANZ branch. Customers must present their YHA membership card and need to be an Australian citizen or permanent resident. n anz.com n 13 13 14

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STATES AND TERRITORIES Cockington Green Gardens 20% off general day admission cockingtongreen.com.au

Flip Out Mitchell $12 one-hour trampoline sessions flipout.net.au

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Australian Museum 10% off admission australianmuseum.net.au Australian National Maritime Museum 20% off Adult Big Ticket Entry www.anmm.gov.au Bellingen Canoe Adventures Thursday special: 20% off plus free transport and snacks canoeadventures.com.au Billabong Zoo Koala Wildlife Park 10% off zoo admission billabongkoala.com.au High n Wild Adventures Discounts on half and full day trips highandwild.com.au Hunter Valley Zoo Concession price tickets. Buy your tickets at Hunter Valley YHA huntervalleyzoo.com.au Jenolan Caves 10% off ‘Wonders of the Underworld’ and ‘Plughole Adventure Tour’ jenolancaves.org.au JET English College No enrolment fee – save $200 jetenglish.com Madame Tussauds Sydney Adults at kids prices! See YHA Travel Desk for the best deals madametussauds.com/sydney Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary Adults enter at kids prices when booking through YHA Travel Desk manlysealifesanctuary.com.au Port Stephens 4WD Tours Concession rates on all Stockton Sand Dunes tours portstephens4wd.com.au Powerhouse Museum 20% discount on general admission maas.museum/powerhouse-museum

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Adults enter at kids prices when booking through YHA Travel Desk sydneyaquarium.com.au Style Surfing School Free t-shirt and cap with 5-day surf package – $50 value stylesurfingbyronbay.com Sydney Harbour Bridge Pylon Lookout Concession entry – pay only $10 pylonlookout.com.au Sydney Observatory Save on day tours and score a complimentary astronomy guide maas.museum/Sydney-observatory Sydney Opera House 10% off all tickets for The Sydney Opera House Tour sydneyoperahouse.com Taronga Zoo 15% off admission on Adult and Child tickets. Not valid with any other offer or transport pass, including Zoo Pass taronga.org.au The Rocks Ghost Tours $5 off adult tickets ghosttours.com.au The Sydney Tower Eye Adults at kids prices for The Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck & SKYWALK sydneytowereye.com.au Thredbo All Mountain Pass 10% off 1-7 day All Mountain Passes thredbo.com.au Waradah Aboriginal Centre 20% off admission to Aboriginal show + 10% off all retail waradahaboriginalcentre.com.au WILF LIFE Sydney Zoo Adults pay kids prices from the YHA Travel Desk wildlifesydney.com.au Whale Watching Sydney 10% off the Discovery Cruise Combo whalewatchingsydney.com.au

NSW

Alice Springs Reptile Centre $3 discount on entry for YHA members reptilecentre.com.au Araluen Cultural Precinct Experience Central Australian art and culture with $12 entry araluenartscentre.nt.gov.au Crocosaurus Cove 20% off entry for YHA members croccove.com

Darwin Harbour Cruises 10% off all cruise bookings darwinharbourcruises.com.au Willis‘s Walkabouts – Kakadu 5% discount plus up to 20% off advanced purchases for YHA members bushwalkingholidays.com.au Willis‘s Walkabouts – Red Centre 5% discount plus up to 20% off advanced purchases for YHA members bushwalkingholidays.com.au

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AJ Hackett Receive a $10 Gravity Bar Voucher when you book a bungy jump at a YHA desk ajhackett.com Billabong Sanctuary 10% off general admission billabongsanctuary.com.au Cairns Zoom & Wildlife Dome Get 2 free activities when you book an Entry + 2 Activity Package cairnszoom.com.au Circus Arts 10% off flying trapeze workshops in Brisbane and the Gold Coast circusarts.com.au Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Adults at kids prices cws.org.au Deep Sea Divers Den 10% discount on Reef Quest products diversden.com.au Explore Whitsundays $15 off your selected sailing tour explorewhitsundays.com/content/yha Jungle Tours Free koala, crocodile or snake photo on selected Cape Tribulation tours jungletours.com.au Mirimar Koala Cruise YHA Members receive student rates when booked at YHA mirimar.com On the Wallaby $5 off On The Wallaby Tours when booking through a YHA tour desk onthewallaby.com

Paradise Jet Boating Gold Coast Free USB video of your jetboat tour when you buy 2 adult tickets on the Broadwater Adventure Ride paradisejetboating.com.au Passions of Paradise 10% off Great Barrier Reef Tours passions.com.au Quicksilver 10% off when booking through a YHA tour desk quicksilver-cruises.com Reef HQ Great Barrier Reef Aquarium 10% off general entry reefhq.com.au Reef Magic Cruises FREE Introductory Scuba Dive, Helmet Dive or Guided Snorkel Tour reefmagiccruises.com Silverswift Receive 10% off Silverswift tours when booking through a YHA tour desk silverseries.com.au Southern Cross 4WD Tours YHA Members receive student rates sc4wd.com.au Stradbroke Flyer YHA Members receive student rates flyer.com.au Tallship Adventures $20 off Derwent Hunter day sail tallshipadventures.com.au The Wheel of Brisbane YHA Members receive student rates thewheelofbrisbane.com.au Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park 10% off Tjapukai by Day and Night tours tjapukai.com.au

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Adelaide Zoo 10% off entry adelaidezoo.com.au Adventure Kayaking SA 15% off paddle board or kayak hire adventurekayak.com.au Airport City Shuttle 10% discount – $9 per person northernflyer.com.au Cleland Wildlife Park 20% off entry cleland.sa.gov.au Duke of York 10% off everything dukeofyork.com.au Fox Creek Wines 15% off full price Cellar Door wines foxcreekwines.com GU Film House $10 tickets Hindley St and Glenelg eventcinemas.com.au/Cinema/Adelaide Mega Adventure 10% off megaadventure.com.au

Monarto Zoo 10% off entry monartozoo.com.au One Mic Stand – Comedy Half price entry facebook.com/omsadelaide Palace Nova Cinema Concession price movie tickets sa.palacecinemas.com.au/cinemas/eastend Rhino Room $5 Coopers Lagers & Vodkas rhinoroom.com.au Temptation Sailing $5 off Wild Dolphin Swim or Watch dolphinboat.com.au The Map Shop 10% off Maps and Travel Guides + $15 Fullers Adelaide & SA ST Directory mapshop.net.au Wallis Cinemas Student price tickets wallis.com.au Womadelaide Festival Concession price tickets – save up to $52 womadelaide.com.au


127 Tamar River Cruises 15% off adult fares on all day cruises tamarrivercruises.com.au

Bruny Island Safaris 10% off Full Day Tour including Lunch and Gourmet produce sampling. brunyislandsafaris.com

Tasmania's Own Redline Coaches 20% off all main coach route services tasredline.com.au

A Maze’N Things 20% off admission excluding SkyTrail amazenthings.com.au

Melbourne Sports Tours 20% off sports tours melbournesportstours.com.au

Chinese Museum $7 entry chinesemuseum.com.au

Otway Fly Treetops 20% off Treetop Walk otwayfly.com.au

Dreamscape Tours 25% off nightclub party buses dreamscapetours.com.au

Phillip Island Helicopters 20% off. Min 2 pax per flight pih.com.au

Eureka Skydeck 88 15% off entry only, not valid on Edge Experience or any other offer eurekaskydeck.com.au

Phillip Island Chocolate Factory 20% off admission into Panny's Amazing World of Chocolate tour phillipislandchocolatefactory.com.au

Etihad Stadium $9 Tours etihadstadium.com.au/tours

Polperro Dolphin Swim 20% discount polperro.com.au

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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre $3 off adult entry beaconsfieldheritage.com.au

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo Red Decker 25% off entry from reception sales only 15% off City Loop Hop on Hop off Pass unzoo.com.au (City Loop Pass is valid for 24/48 hrs) World Heritage Cruises reddecker.com.au 10% off all tours worldheritgecruises.com.au Seahorse World Concession $18 (incl guided 45 min tour) seahorseworld.com.au

Halls Gap Zoo 10% off zoo entry hallsgapzoo.com.au IMAX Melbourne 20% off full priced general adult tickets imaxmelbourne.com.au Kayak Melbourne 15% off all kayak tours kayakmelbourne.com.au Lantern Ghost Tours 50% off Old Melbourne Ghost Tour. Use code YHA at checkout lanternghosttours.com Little Desert Walking Tour 10% off naturewise.com.au/eco-holidays/ victoria/little-desert-3-day-walking-tour Melbourne Bandicoot Break 10% off Melbourne Bandicoot Break tours naturewise.com.au/eco-holidays/ victoria/wildlife-monitoring-melbournebandicoot-break

Puffing Billy Railway 10% off standard excursion train fares polperro.com.au SEALIFE Melbourne Aquarium 20% off adult entry tickets melbourneaquarium.com.au Something Aussie 20% off everything somethingaussie.com.au Sovereign Hill 20% off entry and 20% off the Blood on the Southern Cross Light Show sovereignhill.com.au The Comics Lounge Free entry on Monday & Tuesday thecomicslounge.com.au The Wilderness Shop 10% off all stock wildernessshop.com.au Zoos Victoria 10% off full adult admission rate at Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne Zoo & Werribee Open Range Zoo zoo.org.au

Always display your YHA membership (card or digital) and remember to mention that you’re a YHA member if you contact a discount provider directly. For all YHA discounts: Ts & Cs and exclusions may apply. Individual businesses may not offer a YHA discount on sale items.

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Global Ballooning 15% off for Melbourne and Yarra Valley globalballooning.com.au


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128 About Bike Hire 15% off bike hire aboutbikehire.com.au All Foreign Languages Bookshop 10% off for cash sales allforeignlanguages.com.au AQWA 10% off full admission aqwa.com.au Broome Adventure Company $15 off adult price for turtle kayak when booking direct broomeadventure.com.au Fremantle Prison 15% off the full price of Fremantle Prison Day Tours, Tunnel Tours and Torchlight Tours on presentation of your YHA card fremantleprison.com.au Kalgoorlie Tours and Charters 10% off adult fares when booking direct kalgoorlietours.com.au Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park Discounted entry for YHA members malcolmdouglas.com.au Ningaloo Discovery 15% off any tour ningaloodiscovery.com.au Ningaloo Reef Dive and Snorkel 10% off all tours ningalooreefdive.com

Pemberton Discovery Tours $10 off tours, 2-for-1 mini golf entry and $5 off mountain bike hire pembertondiscoverytours.com.au Skydive Geronimo 10% off your jump. Proof of membership must be shown on jump day skydivegeronimo.com.au Start Surf School 15% off any surf lesson or surf lesson package startsurf.com.au Swan Valley Tours 10% off Indulgence Coach & Afternoon Delights Tours swanvalleytours.com The Art Gallery of WA Concession price entry for paid exhibitions artgallery.wa.gov.au Travel Medicine Centre Perth 10% off first aid kits travelmed.com.au Two Feet & a Heartbeat Walking Tours 20% off any full priced retail tour, enter code YHA at checkout twofeet.com.au/perth-home Willis’s Walkabouts 5% discount plus up to an additional 20% for advance purchases bushwalkingholidays.com.au

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