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Phillip Island YHA – The Island Accommodation The Big Wave Complex, 10-12 Phillip Island Tourist Road Newhaven, Phillip Island Phone: (+613) 5956 6123 Manager: Larson Henderson Email: email@example.comReception Hours: Open 9am daily 9am-5pm Winter 9am-7pm Summer
V/Line buses depart from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne to Phillip Island
frequently each day. The hostel is located 10 metres from the bus stop at
Newhaven Service Station.
Phillip Island is a 90 minute drive from Melbourne. Take the Monash Hwy (M1) to
Cranbourne exit, then South Gippsland Hwy (M420) to Bass Hwy (A420). Follow to
San Remo. The hostel is just across the bridge onto Phillip Island in The Big
Wave complex on the left.
We where a bit worried as we thought we would be a bit old but it was great
Susan B. (January 2015)
Great place to stay ,very clean and loads of facilities ,by far the best accommodation i've stayed
rooben s. (January 2015)
I've stayed at a lots hostels in AUS n I bet the island accommodation is the best ever!
There has the most friendly and cutest staff Jaimee, great facilities, clean and tidy everywhere!!
Han Yun L. (January 2015)
Overall is good! Just quite expensive compared to other hotels we stayed around AUS. And no free wi-fi, unfortunately.
Artittaya L. (January 2015)
Very friendly environment, neat and clean place. Heaps of entertainment within the hostel. Love it, will be back!
Peh-Wei G. (November 2014)
Value for money without sacrificing the services
MASAGUS F. (September 2014)
The wonderful lady at the desk made my stay. Thank you.
Robyn A. (September 2014)
The place was well maintained and clean.
Jing Hong C. (September 2014)
Stayed at Phillip Island YHA for a week and it was great! Better than a typical hostel in that it was cleaner, safer, staff were really helpful. Loved it.
Geoff W. (August 2014)
This was a great affordable place to stay for the night. Reasonably clean and nice facilities. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Everything is within driving distance.
Sarah O. (June 2014)
The award-winning Phillip Island YHA hostel is your gateway to one of Australia’s most
famous islands. Located in Newhaven, the first town on the island, this
stylish, modern, purpose-built backpacker hostel offers funky comfortable
lounges, gourmet-style kitchen areas, large balconies and a rooftop deck while
still being environmentally friendly.
There’s a great café next door for
breakfast and lunch. Accommodation includes multi-share and family rooms, some
with ensuites, and group accommodation.
Home to the famous nightly parade of Little Penguins, Phillip Island
also offers a host of other attractions and events. The island’s natural beauty
and laid back lifestyle makes it the perfect place to relax. Visit the Koala
Conservation Centre, walk deserted beaches, explore the rugged coastline or
take a wildlife cruise. The island is also famous for its events including
motor sport and music festivals.
Look over the map of Phillip Island to see some of the things you can do while you stay here.
miss the world-famous nightly parade of the Little Penguins (YHA member discount
available). Lots of other wildlife attractions, great empty beaches, wetland
reserves and outdoor activities such as surfing, fishing, snorkelling, scuba
diving, biking, swimming, kayaking, golf and hikes. Home to Australia’s annual
MotoGP and other events.
Island has great nightlife with fantastic pubs, restaurants and cafes.
15 metres to nearest food store.
The penguin parade was great fun, definitely worth it to pay a bit more for the "Penguin Plus" and get a private viewing area. Its a good idea to arrive early to bag a front-row seat.
The Koala Conservation Centre was not as great. They only had about 8 koalas.
There is so much to do on the Island, if only I had had more time!
Join this one day tour from Melbourne and see our famous Penguin Parade, see unique wildlife and explore some of the best highlights that Phillip Island has to offer!
Ph: 03 5988 8437
10% discount on all meals
Ph: 03 5155 3999
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YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)