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Prom Coast Backpackers YHA
40 Station RoadFoster 3960
Phone: (+613) 5682 2171 or (+61) 427 875 735
Manager: Mohya & John Davies
To 10 pm
Phone reception available until 10:00 pm
The hostel is located 200 metres to the bus station. Daily buses depart from Southern Cross Station, Melbourne. For timetable information contact PTV on 1800 800 007
*Note that family rooms, and shared dorm rooms are also available. Please contact the hostel directly to book these room types.
We were extremely lucky as we got a free upgrade from a room with a double bed to a small apartment next door. It was great!!
Lian v. (July 2014)
Because there are only ten beds it is easy to relate to the other guests and share experiences compared to the hundred and plenty bed hostels in the big cities where many guests seem reluctant to talk to you.
Mike A. (June 2014)
nice to stay somewhere small, and it was a good base for trips to Wilsons Promontory
pat m. (March 2014)
Great hostel, great location close to Wilson's Promontory and other parts of beautiful South Gippsland. Very clean. Comfortable bed. Highly recommended
Janice D. (March 2014)
Well located- easy reach of Foster shops & gateway to Wilson,s Prom.
Less than a Km from Railtrail ( Great Southern R.T.)
Ken W. (March 2014)
Really good hostel, everything was perfect!
Emilie R. (November 2013)
Friendly staff and a nice old place to relax!
Milad S. (July 2013)
A beautiful miners cottage near the centre of Foster in Gippsland. Lovely bush back-yard. A perfect place to stay after riding the rail trail from Leongatha.
Peter B. (April 2013)
Absolutely delightful combinatin of an old house and some modern units. Every facility including Internet access. Amazingly friendly owner who went out of his way to help guets see local sights including loads of roos!
David H. (February 2013)
Very cosy and nice hostel with very friendly people.
Mary R. (December 2012)
Prom Coast Backpackers YHA hostel is centrally located in the peaceful township of Foster, Gateway to Wilsons Promontory National Park. The hostel is only 100 metres from the main shopping area and has a self-catering kitchen, free laundry facilities for backpackers, lounge with TV/DVD/VCR and board games as well as a veranda with a BBQ.
The hostel can organise transport to Wilsons Prom for approximately $15-$20 per person by prior arrangement. The Great Southern Rail Trail (50 km Walking & Cycling Track) also goes to Foster.
Please contact the hostel directly to enquire about multi-share room availability.
$30 for YHA members and $35 for non-members.
Foster YHA is in the perfect location to enjoy the natural beauty of South Gippsland with its vast, beautiful beaches and farmlands. Explore famous Wilsons Promontory National Park, go hiking, windsurf at Shallow Inlet and check out the beautiful view at Foster North Lookout. Wander through Foster township and sightsee historic buildings, the historical museum and visit the Foster Craft markets held monthly during the holiday season.
Mingle with the locals and visit the local pub for a few beers and a relaxed game of billiards. Chill out with an Australian barbeque in the beautiful hostel gardens or just kick back and gaze at the spectacular clear night skies.
100 metres to the shopping centre
Good TV for after hours/free internet to get the essntial e-mails out of the way
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!
20% Discount on tours for YHA members. September - May
Ph: 03 5984 4211
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