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  • Mid-Year ePack Sale-banner

    Stay with YHA for less!

    Our flexible ePacks allow you to pre-purchase accommodation in 10 or 15 night bundles that can be used at 80 YHAs around Australia.

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  • Brisbane Ekka Festival - 2015

    Brisbane EKKA Festival

    Brisbane's largest cultural festival returns for 10 days and this year YHA members get discounted entry passes! Don’t miss out on what is guaranteed to be show-stopping fun.

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  • Brisbane City YHA - Rooftop

    10 Best Hostel Views

    Champagne views on a beer budget? Here are our pick of the top 10 YHAs in Australia that boast a cracking view. The perfect place to sit back, relax and take it all in.

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  • Ski Thredbo 2015 - Thredbo YHA

    It's Snow Time!

    Don't miss out on an incredible winter and hit the slopes at Australia's premier snow resort, Thredbo. Book your stay at Thredbo YHA before the season is over for another year.

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  • Mt Lofty YHA - Rent-a-YHA


    Like the idea of having a YHA all to yourself? Our Rent-a-YHA hostels are perfect for your next family, friends or group getaway. Get exclusive use in some of Australia’s most ideal locations.

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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.



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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.