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  • New Darwin

    New Hostel! Darwin YHA – Melaleuca on Mitchell

    Check out the newest member of the YHA family located in the ultimate backpacker destination for fun and adventure!

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  • Bowl-a-rama

    2017 BOWL-A-RAMA

    Brace yourself for two massive days of blood, sweat and cheers at Bondi Beach when the world’s best skaters converge on Sydney for Bowl-a-rama in February.

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  • Versailles

    Versailles: Treasures from the Palace

    A little slice of French luxury has come to Canberra for the National Gallery of Australia’s blockbuster exhibition. The NGA will display 130 items from the opulent French palace, including many that have never before left France.

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  • Port Elliot_best hostel

    YHA’s Top Hostels for 2016 Revealed

    From the Queensland tropics to the Snowy Mountains and everywhere in between, our guests have cast their verdict on YHA’s network of 80-plus hostels... and for the first time in years, they have split the two properties that have been tied on top of the tree at 98% for years.

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  • White Night Melbourne 2017

    White Night Melbourne

    From 7pm-7am on February 18, Melbourne will come alive to celebrate art, creativity and culture and the streets, parks and lane ways will be over by artists, musicians and performers to provide you with an experience like no other.

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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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About YHA Australia

YHA Australia

YHA Australia is the largest backpacker accommodation provider in Australia, with quality, fun and affordable hostels all around the country. Get the latest information about YHA Australia.

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.