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  • Win an Outback Camping Experience

    Win an Outback Camping Experience!

    You and a friend could be sleeping under a million stars in the incredible Red Centre. Simply purchase a YHA Membership before August 31. Enter Now!

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  • Rambutan Townsville YHA

    New Hostel - Rambutan Townsville YHA

    This newly built, stylishly designed property is the latest hostel to join the YHA network. Find out more!

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  • Thredbo YHA

    Thredbo Ski Season

    Don’t miss out on the amazing ski conditions in Thredbo at the moment! With a few beds still left, book today!

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  • Brisbane Festival 2016

    Brisbane Festival 2016

    It’s edgy. It’s entertaining. It’s electrifying! Brisbane Festival is back for 2016 and we got your accommodation sorted.

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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 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 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.