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  • Gold Coast

    Win a trip to the Gold Coast!

    Have you experienced Australia's capital of fun yet? Enter the competition now for your chance to WIN a 6-day trip packed with Gold Coast adventures for two.

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  • Travello on Sydney Harbour

    YHA Australia and Travello Partnership!

    Great news! YHA Australia is teaming up with popular social networking app Travello to make your next trip even better.

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  • Rottnest Island Deal

    Rottnest Island Deal

    Experience some of the world's finest beaches, most amazing scenery and incredible array of marine and wildlife.

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    2017 Accommodation Guide out now!

    Pick up a copy at your nearest hostel or check it out online. You’ll find great info about hostels, things to do and member discounts.

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    You’re only young once.

    Don’t pay young driver surcharges with Hertz and save $16.50 per day!

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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 Aug 2016

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.

Accommodation Guide 2017

Accommodation Guide

Pick up a free copy of the YHA Australia 2017 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.