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60 MacFarlane Street
North Rockhampton 4701
Phone: (+617) 4927 5288
Fax: (+617) 4922 6040
7am to 9pm
The hostel is located 2.5km to Greyhound coach terminal.
Courtesy bus service from 6:15am to 7:45pm.
The hostel is located 4km to the Queensland Rail train station
The hostel is located 6km to the airport
Late arrivals welcome with prior arrangement.
The owner ( never asked his name) is a super friendly fit who seems to do everything round the place from early o clock pick ups to late kitchen cleans. Top marks for this guy. ..a great stop between Airlie and Hervey :)
Martin F. (November 2014)
Very clean and bright. Staff friendly and so helpful. Rooms were spacious and beds were comfortable. Tv room was amazing to relax in and kitchen was nice and clean to cook in. One of the best hostels ive stayed in so far.
Laura R. (October 2014)
Good hostel, only stayed for one night because there's not much to do in Rockhampton..
Robbe V. (August 2014)
It was just perfect, in bungalow. We arrived at midnight and everything was ready for us. We took a double room and there was bathroom inside very clean. It very close to the bus stop to go to great keppel island and the staff was very friendly.
LUCIE B. (July 2014)
made my2 weeks working in Rocky more enjoyable
colin J. (November 2013)
It was great to sleep in a cabin that had been used for the olympic games in 2000. The cabin was clean and comfortable.
Ann P. (August 2013)
always wonderful to stay here has everything for two in a cabin
Barbara l. (July 2013)
Cabin my son and I stayed in was unexpected. Usually private rooms are in a building, but enjoyed the privacy. Table and chairs outside the cabin in the sun for breakfast, couldn't be better.
Joan S. (May 2013)
Great staff, very friendly
Phillip C. (February 2013)
Rockhampton YHA backpacker hostel is located a short walk from the Fitzroy River and the CBD. The hostel has multi-share and double/twin rooms, some with ensuites, which are suitable for all backpackers. Facilities include kitchen, laundry, dining and TV room internet and tour booking service which is available at the hostel reception. A free WiFi hotspot is also available in the reception area.
Rockhampton is the gateway to nearby Great Keppel Island and the perfect base for backpackers to experience the Australia outback. Ask about farm stays, Great Keppel packages, cave tours or visits to the gem fields and crocodile farm. Visit a local cattle sale or rodeo.
1 km to the nearest food store
Go to the Archers Park Heritage railway station- it has the only remaining tram and the guys are very welcoming. The refurbished steam train carriages are lovely.
The botanic gardens were beautiful and not a bad bus ride away but be careful because the return bus is only every hour.
Try the Myella Farm stay- lovely people, horse riding, motorcycling, lassoing and more!
Experience the real Australian outback lifestyle at Myella Farm Stay YHA in outback Queensland including horse riding, animal feeding, wild kangaroos, campfires and more!
YHA members receive 5% off car hire!
Ph: 1300 22 74 73
10% off flying trapeze workshop in Gold Coast, Brisbane and Byron Bay.
Ph: 02 6685 6566
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)