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  • Whale-Watching-2016

    Whale Watching Season 2016

    The great whale migration along Australia's east coast is on from July to November and YHA has plenty of great packages to help you get there.

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  • Mid Year ePack Sale

    Mid Year ePack Sale

    Stretch your backpacking budget with YHA ePacks. These accommodation packs allow you to stay with us from just $23* per night.

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  • YHA App

    YHA Australia's App

    Going on a roadtrip? - Download the FREE YHA Australia App as a perfect companion during your travels in Australia.

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  • Thredbo YHA

    Winter is here!

    Thredbo YHA is the only hostel in the village – book your bed now before they sell out for the season!

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  • Adelaide-Art-Month

    A Month Of Art In Adelaide

    If you like your art everywhere and free, then it's time to head to Adelaide and beyond for SALA, the South Australian Living Artists Festival.

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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.