- YHA Locations
Don’t miss out on the Dreamtime Gorge Walk when you visit the Mossman Gorge! This must do activity takes visitors on a journey through the rainforest to gain access to sacred Indigenous land.
Discover Tropical North Queensland's world heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest on this full day tour to Cape Tribulation departing from Cairns.
The original Tasmania backpacker tour and the perfect way to see the best of this amazing island over 5 epic days. Includes 2 nights at Hobart Central YHA.
Take in the beauty of Mt Wellington before cycling a breathtaking 21km journey past alpine scenery and mountain rainforests. Standing tall at 1272 metres above sea level, this is Tasmania's ultimate downhill bike ride.
Take a guided kayaking tour in the stunning Byron Bay Marine Park. Come face to face with dolphins and other marine life as you paddle around the most easterly point of Australia.
Experience World Heritage Rainforest whilst paddling the rapids with a highly trained guide who will teach you techniques & share the wonders of this magnificent untouched landscape.
See the magical Lake McKenzie, marvel at the towering rainforest and cruise along endless golden beaches as you learn how to 4WD and share the best of this world heritage wonder!
Learn to scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef with this 5 Day PADI Open Water diving course in Cairns. Includes 4 FREE NIGHTS at Cairns Central YHA.
Known for its rugged highlands, towering forests and dramatic coastlines, the Tasman Sea-straddling state of Victoria can be simply breathtaking at times. Here's our list of the most beautiful landscapes from across Victoria!
Queensland is Australia's very own tropical paradise. Home to stunning beaches, dense rainforests, and a staggering quotient of biodiversity, QLD is an impressive testament to our country's natural beauty. Here's our picks for the stunning pieces of nature across the Sunshine State.
There's nothing like seeing some of the best scenery in Australia by foot. Better still, you can use some great YHA properties as a base for your next exploration. Click through for our guide.
Ever wondered where to find the best mountain biking in Australia? We've broken down the best mountain bike routes, trail networks and dedicated parks in EVERY STATE, plus some beginner tips!
Don't put away the summer clothes just yet! If you're not one for the cooler climate that's headed our way why not book yourself a winter exodus at one of our northern Australia YHAs today and dodge the chills this June-August!
'Holiday Here' is our new motto when it comes to travel, and governments are providing great incentives for us to get out and about - helping to boost our tourism & hospitality industries. Find out what is available for you.
There’s no better place to celebrate Christmas in the Mountains than at Blue Mountains YHA! Find out what the team at Blue Mountains YHA have planned this winter.
As the majestic mammals set off on their epic mid-year migration, let YHA help you to discover the best places to spot them.
Experiencing some of the ancient traditions of Australia's Indigenous peoples provides a rare and uniquely meaningful glimpse into some of the oldest practised cultures on Earth and is an absolute must for anyone exploring Australia. Read on...
Kylie is manager of Blue Mountains Katoomba YHA and area manager of regional NSW and ACT. We spoke to Kylie about her background in the Blueys, what makes her tick and what she enjoys about being part of the YHA family...
Sarah is a veteran traveller, originally from Germany, who has worked on the front desk at Hobart YHA on-and-off for three and a half years. We sat down with Sarah to hear about her travel exploits and what makes YHA special to her…
Late last year, Bergia and Katie took over management of Pittwater Eco YHA, and they're bringing a whole new energy to the place. We asked them for a little interview to find out more about what motivates them, and their hopes for the future of the YHA!
Meet the amazing Tassie and learn about the history he and his hostel hold with YHA!
Learn more about the people behind the Port Elliot YHA, local power-couple, Jill and Graham
Home of free BBQs and accidental-on-purpose naps in the sunshine, hostel rooftops are the place to be! Here are 5 of the very best - tick 'em all off!
At YHA, the three pillars of sustainability – social, environmental and economic - are at the core of absolutely everything we do.