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  • Stay at Thredbo to WIN

    Stay at Thredbo to WIN!

    Stay at Thredbo YHA this September to enjoy snow festivities, shoulder season rates and a chance to win a night at a YHA of your choice!

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  • BE August 2015

    NEW Backpacker Essentials

    Discover the World: NZ, Bolivia, Oz plus Travel Deals galore! August edition out now.

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  • Floriade NightFest 2015 - Canberra

    Canberra Floriade

    Celebrate spring in Australia with Canberra's world-class flora extravaganza from 12 September - 11 October 2015.

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  • Brisbane Festival 2015

    Brisbane Festival

    It’s edgy. It’s entertaining. It’s electrifying! Brisbane's world-class arts festival fires up September with a sensational program not to be missed.

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  • Back to Nature Roberto Seba Visions of Victoria

    Get Back to Nature

    Explore diverse regional Victoria with YHA and discover easily accessible landscapes and experiences. Grab your coat, pack your camera and get ready to be wowed!

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Working in Australia

Planning a working holiday in Australia? YHA Australia encourages backpackers to holiday in Australia and supplement their travel plans through short-term employment.

Sustainable Travel

Sustainable travel

YHA Australia is commited to reducing its impact on the environment, minimising its carbon footprint and raising awareness of the benefits of low-impact travel.

MyYHA

My YHA

Save time booking, track and manage your bookings online as well as receive all the latest travel news with YHA newsletters.

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Backpacker Essentials

Check out the official FREE magazine of YHA Australia - the best guide to backpacking. Read online or print wherever you are in the world, or get the interactive iPad edition.

Accommodattion Guide Promo 2015

Accommodation Guide

Pick up a free copy of the YHA Australia 2015 Accommodation Guide at your nearest hostel. It's full of information about hostels, maps, city guides, member discounts and loads of ideas about things to do.

New Zealand hostels

New Zealand hostels

YHA has many hostels throughout New Zealand, from remote locations such as Ahipara and Te Anau to the more popuated tourist spots such as Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and, of course, Queenstown.

International Hostels

International Hostels

YHA is a member of Hostelling International, with more than 4,000 hostels worldwide in fantastic and unique locations. Discover the real hostel experience and find your dream adventure with HI.