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Bellingen YHA Backpackers
2 Short Street
Phone: (+612) 6655 1116
Fax: (+612) 6655 1358
Manager: Maf Sheldon
MON - FRI: 8am - 7pm.
SAT & SUN: 8am - 12pm, 2pm - 7pm
Check-in from 2pm.
If travelling on the GREYHOUND BUS you must book to URUNGA and we provide free pick up with prior arrangement.
200m to the local bus stop - Coffs Harbour to Bellingen services Mon-Fri & Sat.
15 km to station at Urunga - daily services Sydney/Brisbane. Free pick up by prior arrangement.
39 km from Coffs Harbour airport. Please call to discuss pick up costs.
Had a great stay! Place was clean and staff was very friendly with great recommendations for places to check out in the area. Would def recommend to a friend.
Lindsay C. (March 2015)
The best, most authentically wonderful hostel I have stayed at. Everyone made me feel so at home, and the view and vibe were beautiful, I'm definitely coming back.
Alice D. (January 2015)
This was a beautiful backpackers with beautiful people. I enjoyed the chilled out vibe.
Kevin T. (November 2014)
Great place to stay cheap and comfortable too.
bradley j. (October 2014)
The best hostel in Australia. Maybe even the world.
Caitlin R. (October 2014)
Bellingen YHA is one of Australia's most laidback backpacker hostels. It's a beautiful and homely YHA set amongst beautiful country! Relax on the hostel balcony overlooking the river and rainforest gardens. Take a tour to Dorrigo National Park, canoe on the river or explore Bellingen village with its great cafes, shops and monthly markets. Hostel accommodation is in twin/double and multi-share rooms.
Bello is a groovy alternative town with arts, craft and coffee shops,
and a great monthly market. Hang out with the musicians at the Global
Carnival and the Jazz Festival, or visit the rainforest and waterfalls
of Dorrigo. Canoe, cycle, swing on the Tarzan rope, or swim in the river
under a full moon. Find out why Bello has been is called 'the cruisiest
place on earth'.
200 metres to the nearest food store
Take the half hour drive out to Dorrigo National Forest -- absolutely worth the 45 minute trek out to the waterfalls!
Save with YHA on this popular Greyhound hop on hop off, 90 day bus pass from Sydney to Cairns. Exclusive YHA price, save over $20 off the regular rate. Buy now and travel later, you can start using the pass within 6 months from date of purchase.
10% off Billabong Koala Wildlife Park entry. Home of Australia's renowned koala breeding centre, and one of only a few zoos in the country with endangered snow leopards. Pat a koala and dingo, feed kangaroos and wallabies, and watch the giant croc being fed. Located at 61 Billabong Drive, Port Macquarie (Pacific Highway - Take the Oxley Highway exit towards Wauchope).
Ph: 02 6585 1060
YHA Backpacker Special: 20% off guided tours every Thursday. Includes pickup & dropoff at Bellingen YHA. One hour, two hour, half and full-day adventures available. Book at Bellingen YHA or find us at: 4 Tyson St, Fernmount via Bellingen. Night time canoeing: paddle at night, star gaze and listen to the nocturnal life. Free glow stick.
Ph: 02 6655 9955
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)