Alice Springs YHA Backpackers Hostel

  • Alice Springs YHA Exterior
    • Alice Springs YHA Exterior
    • Alice Springs YHA Courtyard
    • Alice Springs YHA Pool
    • Alice Springs YHA Reception
    • Alice Springs YHA Family Room
    • Alice Springs YHA Backpacker Hostel - Communal Kitchen
    • Alice Springs Courtyard Day
    • Alice Springs YHA Dinning
    • Alice Springs Outback Quad Adventures
    • Alice Springs YHA Backpacker Hostel - Injalak Hil
  • Very comfortable beds! Friendly and helpful staff.

    Jean R. (July 2014)

    Romantic place, modern building, comfortably assembled and well maintained. Strongly dedicated management and staff which honors the original Youth Hostel idea. Pleasant atmosphere. We had a family room. Our stay at ASP YHA compared favorably with A...

    Martin G. (July 2014)

    Alice Springs YHA. Has great atmosphere and built on iconic site in movie history. It is bang in town. For such a busy throughput it is very clean both bathrooms and kitchen. Personal touches - like manager's scones Wednesdays -staff build up great ...

    Linda L. (July 2014)

    The hostel was very clean, the staff friendly and helpful, there was no problem storing our luggage there while we were hiking. The kitchen was well-equipped, there was a comfortable lounge to sit in as well as a pleasant outdoor area with tables and...

    Deb S. (July 2014)

    Perfect staff

    Raphael G. (June 2014)

    centrally located with shopping centres within walking distance. reasonably clean, a lot of cooking utensils in the kitchen, very friendly staff, cold drinking water available all the time. I recommend this hostel to others.

    Xin W. (June 2014)

    As always had a great stay.

    Janine P. (May 2014)

    Loved the social aspect of the hostel. It's tough, because everyone just comes out to do day trips to the Rock and other natural surroundings. There is enough stuff to do to occupy down time, if you want to.

    Sara B. (May 2014)

    Casual, relaxed hostel, well organised, centrally located on an historic former outdoor cinema site and with very helpful staff.

    Gabor B. (May 2014)

    Shower cubicle locks need replacing. I was locked from inside the cubicle until help arrived half an hour later from caring fellow travellers. Those faulty locks are death traps. Imagine yourself too heavy to climb over to the next cubicle or to slid...

    Yee Leong O. (May 2014)

  • Alice Springs YHA is built within the grounds of an historic outdoor movie theatre, in a great location in the centre of this atmospheric outback town.

    Our hostel has a big outdoor movie screen showing movies nightly under the stars.

    All rooms are air conditioned, and there is a BBQ, swimming pool and tour desk offering a full range of discount backpacker tours to see the West MacDonnell Ranges, Ayers Rock and Kings Canyon.

    Base yourself in this centrally located hostel and explore Australia’s famous outback.

    Family Rooms: To book a family room rate, there must be at least one child under 18 and 1-2 adults; otherwise this special room rate will be adjusted to the usual adult prices with the difference payable on arrival.

  • Facilities

    • Airconditioning
    • Barbeque
    • Bicycles
    • Food Store
    • Games room
    • Internet
    • Swimming Pool
    • Television
    • Tour Desk     
  • Activities

    • 4WD Tours
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Horseriding
    • Hot Air Ballooning
    • Mountain Biking
    • National Park
    • Shopping
    • Wilderness
    • Wildlife
  • Things to do

    Alice Springs, an outback town full of character, is the capital of Australia's Red Centre.  
    • Explore the Western MacDonnell Ranges including Simpson's Gap, Standley Chasm, Glen Helen and Ormiston Gorge.  
    • Visit the Alice Springs Desert Park, School of the Air and the Royal Flying Doctor Service. 
    • Go camel riding and hot air ballooning. 
    • Alice Springs YHA Backpackers Hostel is the perfect stopover before exploring Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kings Canyon.


    Read about the hostel's rich history.

     Alice History Board


    Enjoy outdoor movies at night on the hostel's big screen. Try one of several restaurants, including Bojangles or the Overlander Steakhouse, with menus that offer camel, emu, crocodile and kangaroo, among more traditional dishes. Backpackers who want to check-in back home should visit Bojangles, which has a live streaming webcam! Alternatively, grab some take-away and dine under a thousand stars!

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    Accepted cards

    MasterCard, Visa