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  • Win a Trip to Sydney and Beyond

    Win a trip to Sydney and Beyond

    Enter the competition for your chance to explore NSW like never before! Win a 7 day road-trip of a lifetime for two thanks to Destination New South Wales and YHA.

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  • Christmas activities in Sydney

    Best free Christmas activities in Sydney

    Experience the magic of Christmas before the rush. Enjoy beautiful decorations, markets and celebrations, fireworks and get all your presies before it gets too crazy! Some great recommendations here.

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  • Travello on Sydney Harbour

    YHA Australia and Travello Partnership!

    Great news! YHA Australia is teaming up with popular social networking app Travello to make your next trip even better.

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  • Womadelaide 2017

    Win a Womadelaide Festival Weekend

    Your chance to win a weekend enjoying one of the most beautiful festivals in the world in the very pretty city of Adelaide.

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  • East Coast Package

    East Coast Package

    Wind your way up the coast between Sydney and Cairns and experience surfing in Byron Bay, sailing in the Whitsundays, 4 wheel driving in Fraser and countless other adventures!

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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 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.