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97 Mitchell StreetDarwin 0800
Phone: (+618) 8981 5385
Fax: (+618) 8981 6674
Manager: David Boyce
Reception Hours: 6am to 10pm
Arrival Time: Late arrivals welcome - please contact hostel
0.5 km to terminal/stop from hostel. Regular Greyhound services.
25km to station from hostel. The Ghan train from/to Alice Springs and Adelaide.
15km to airport. Airport shuttle bus to hostel.
Please contact the Darwin YHA hostel directly for check-in after 9pm. $20 deposit required for room key and kitchen kit.
Hi! First of all a shout out to the staff, you were awesome! Friendly and helpful from my first till last day!
I stayed here for about two months and I loved it! I stayed in many places and in many YHA's too all over Australia and I can say I was al...
Larsen D. (August 2014)
Wonderful staff who corrected our booking to make sure me and my friend were in the same room. Really appreciate being able to leave luggage safely in the luggage room whilst on safari. Hostel is in a great spot close to all the nightlife but not a...
Angela K. (August 2014)
The hostel was a good place, v well organised with thoughtful touches like tissues and 2 bottled waters. The people on the desk made it brilliant. I needed help and David, Indi and Carolyn helped me as if they were close friends. V appreciated.
Patricia G. (August 2014)
An excellent place to stay. All staff were very helpful and friendly. It was very close to all city attractions and local city bus routes. Thanks for a great holiday
Marie M. (August 2014)
Room was very comfortable and clean - staff very very friendly. I arrived exhausted and had two amazingly quiet nights!
CECILE B. (August 2014)
Catherine C. (August 2014)
Although this hostel is located in Mitchell St it is a quiet place. So if you want to see Darwin and maybe have a drink in the evening you have still a quiet accommodation for a good night sleep.
Kathrin G. (August 2014)
Very good value for money with lovely, friendly staff. Quiet as it is away from the main bars but close enough to walk to these easily. Pleasantly surprised as we would normally stay at 4*+ accommodation (Darwin Cup made bookings at a reasonable pr...
Isabelle M. (August 2014)
One of the better hostels I have stayed in. Well organised, great central location, friendly staff & well-equiped facilities.
Chris E. (August 2014)
Jaymie E. (August 2014)
Located in the heart of the Northern Territory's tropical
capital, Darwin YHA is the friendly, quieter option on
popular Mitchell Street in the city's entertainment precinct. Experience our new ensuite bedrooms all with
air-conditioning, plus our outdoor pool and BBQ area, internet and WiFi. The hostel's tour desk can help you find the
best backpacker tours and travel options around Darwin including Tiwi Islands,
Nitmiluk, Kakadu National Park and the Arnhem Land Aboriginal Reserve.
Darwin YHA is a great base for exploring the spectacular World Heritage Kakadu National Park, the magnificent waterfalls at Litchfield National Park, the Tiwi Islands and the Arnhem Land Aboriginal Reserve. Darwin enjoys a warm tropical climate all year. The dry season (May to November) is the cooler time of the year in the 'Top End' and allows for excellent outdoor activities like the Mindil Beach Markets.
There is plenty to do after dark. The hostel is located in the heart of Darwin's backpacker nightlife with many pubs, nightclubs, outdoor cafes, cinemas and restaurants to try. The Globetrotters Bar next door will keep you entertained until the early hours.
150 m from hostel
Be quick to book tours, Tiwi Islands need to be booked before arrival in general. room information booklet handy eg re markets. Parliament House tour good re western history of Darwin, good cross-section at NT Museum & Art Gallery.
Ph: 08 8981 8577
$5 off "Crocodile Express" Cruises & Coach Combo ex Darwin.
Ph: 08 8978 9077
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)