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  • Festivals with YHA

    Festivals with YHA

    Festival season is upon us! Get ready for all the dancing, moshing and crop-top-wearing with YHA Australia's festivals tips.

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    Openair Cinemas

    YHA members save on tickets at Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinemas. Don't miss out!

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  • Backpacker Essentials Magazine - October 2015

    YHA Member Magazine

    The latest edition of Backpacker Essentials is now available. Check it out on your iPhone, iPad or download it today.

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  • Australia Like a Local

    Australia Like a Local

    What’s happening around Oz? No matter where you are at the moment, there’s something great going on to get you in with the locals.

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  • Choose Your Own

    Choose Your Own Adventure

    Roll down the windows, crank up the tunes and embrace the freedom to explore with our 7-night Great Ocean Road accommodation packs. Only $25 per night!

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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 Online

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 Promo 2016

Accommodation Guide

Pick up a free copy of the YHA Australia 2016 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.