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Sydney, Pittwater Eco YHA

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    Pittwater YHA balcony
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    Pittwater YHA common room
  • Bushwalks Surrounding Pittwater YHA
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Sydney, Pittwater Eco YHA

Due to the shared nature of the facilities at YHA properties, YHA requires all guests to provide proof of vaccination. A safe stay is our top priority so we have enhanced hygiene measures in place, along with social distancing practices. More information can be found here.

This property is perfect for those wishing to get out of the city without actually leaving Sydney! Pittwater Eco YHA is nestled on the hillside of Morning Bay in Ku-ring-gai National Park, surrounded by bushland. Please note the property is only accessible by ferry.

You can even use your NSW Dine & Discover voucher towards Tours or Equipment Hire. Check it out

Looking to have the place to yourselves? Head here for information on exclusive use bookings. 

IMPORTANT: Bring your food supplies as there are no shops in the national park. Electronic navigation apps can be misleading - please read the Pittwater YHA Information & Map for how to get to the hostel and other important information. Arrivals from 12pm and after 8pm by prior arrangement.   

Towel & Linen Hire: looking to hire towels and linens during your stay with us? Click here to send a request.

FAMILY ROOMS: These are priced for 1-2 adults and 2-3 children. If booked only by adults the price will be adjusted to the adult rate with the difference payable on arrival.

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Views over Morning Bay
  • Access to communal kitchen
  • Access to BBQ, musical instruments and kayaks (at a cost)

Option: 

  • BYO bed linen (top sheet, bottom sheet and pillow case – no sleeping bags please), or bed linen can be hired for $4.

Co-living Rooms

All co-living rooms include:

  • Access to communal kitchen
  • Access to BBQ, musical instruments and kayaks (at a cost)

Option: 

  • BYO bed linen (top sheet, bottom sheet and pillow case – no sleeping bags please), or bed linen can be hired for $4.

Family Rooms

Family rooms include:

  • Bunk beds
  • Access to communal kitchen
  • Access to BBQ, musical instruments and kayaks (at a cost)

Option: 

  • BYO bed linen (top sheet, bottom sheet and pillow case – no sleeping bags please), or bed linen can be hired for $4.

Facilities

  • Barbeque
  • Wood Fire (combustion stove)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Musical Instruments to use including a Roland Piano, a guitar, and a ukulele.
  • Hire boat/Canoe

Reviews

93% customer rating, based on 431 reviews
  • Stunning location, perfect for relaxing away from the hustle and bustle of life in the city.
    100%
    Susan J 24/07/2020
  • Great staff and amazing view!
    100%
    Mark S 19/01/2020
  • Fabulous! Beautiful location, friendly staff.
    100%
    Alan H 16/01/2020
  • Great spot, highly recommend. Lots of walks and kayaking
    100%
    Rebekah F 12/10/2019
  • Blissful setting, great location, loved the surrounds and sounds. Perfect getaway secret!
    100%
    John L 11/12/2018
  • The perfect mid week escape, it was pure magic!
    100%
    Bernie F 18/06/2018
  • Pittwater YHA is truly magical! We had a great time exploring the forest, kayaking in the bays and hanging out at the hostel with other guests and the super friendly staff. Highly recommended!
    98%
    Sarah s 26/08/2017
  • Very clean and organised, great lounge and outdoor areas
    92%
    Kate G 3/08/2017
  • The best YHA I have ever stayed at! Sarah and Michael are really helpful and friendly! Great location for photography lovers. Wish I could have stayed longer!!
    100%
    Phoebe T 5/07/2017
  • Magical place, magical experience. Thank you.
    100%
    James P 26/06/2017
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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work, the Carigal people of the Kuring-Gai Nation. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and to the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Community.

Address: Via ferry/water taxi from Church Point to Halls Wharf, then 15min walk uphill to hostel Pittwater, NSW 2105
Pittwater,
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State: NSW, 2105
Email: pittwater@yha.com.au
Phone: (+61) 0436 808 528
Hostel Manager: Katie Brady & Bergia Kalmar
Payment: MasterCard,Visa

OPENING TIMES

Hostel Open all year
Reception

Arrivals from 12pm and after 8pm by prior arrangement

Check in 12pm
Check out 10am
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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present, emerging and the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island community.