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A Bed In Every Festival Port

This - right here - is the ticket to your best festival season ever! We've matched up some of the best festivals around Australia with our awesome (and cheap) YHA accommodation to keep you travelling to the beat of your own drum.

These incredible festivals are touring the country this summer and we've got your bed in every port.  So what are you waiting for - pack your glitter, book your beds and don't forget your tickets - it's going to be a wild ride.


Falls Festivals

28 Dec - 7 Jan

See the New Years in with your best mates; past, present and future, in stunning locations around the country.

Stay here: Apollo Bay - Hobart - Byron Bay - Fremantle

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Let Them Eat Cake - Melbourne

Field Day - Sydney

1 Jan

When 2017 is so yesterday, it's time to party like it's 2018

Stay here: Melbourne - Sydney


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FOMO Festivals

6-13 Jan

One Stage. No Clashes. Party Together

Stay here: Adelaide - Brisbane - Melbourne - Sydney

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Laneway Festivals

2 - 11 Feb

5 cities, a truckload of bands; and YOU!

Stay Here: Adelaide - Brisbane - Fremantle - Melbourne - Sydney

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Electric Gardens

19 - 27 Jan

Fat Boy Slim! 'nuff said

Stay Here: Adelaide - Brisbane - Perth - Sydney


BARGAIN ALERT - Grab a multi night accom pack to use around the country and stay for as little as $28 per night

Now all you have to do is share you festival pics with us on #YHAOz and Make Your Mates Jealous!

    Adelaide Central YHA
    From $26 per night
    Adelaide Central YHA
    Located right in the centre of the city, Adelaide Central YHA is only a 7-minute walk to Adelaide Central Market and a short bus ride to Adelaide Festival Centre and Adelaide Zoo.
    Brisbane City YHA
    From $21 per night
    Brisbane City YHA
    An award winning travellers' hostel, Brisbane City YHA is close to Suncorp Stadium, Roma St Transit Centre, South Bank, the Gallery of Modern Art and the Queensland Museum. Oh, and did we mention that we have a pool overlooking the Brisbane River?
    Byron Bay - Byron Bay YHA
    From $30 per night
    Byron Bay - Byron Bay YHA
    Looking for the perfect hostel to relax? Byron Bay YHA is a tropical oasis - central to cafes, restaurants, local bars and Byron Beach.
    Fremantle Prison YHA
    From $20 per night
    Fremantle Prison YHA
    Fancy a historic and unique stay? Fremantle Prison YHA backpackers hostel has what you are after - if you’re feeling brave, sleep in an actual prison cell!
    Hobart Central YHA
    From $20.5 per night
    Hobart Central YHA
    Hobart YHA is the perfect base for all of Hobart's galleries and museums including MONA. Located only a block from the city's waterfront.
    Melbourne Central YHA
    From $24.5 per night
    Melbourne Central YHA
    We are making some changes so the Melbourne Central YHA will be temporarily closed from the 8th of March 2021. We will keep this page up to date with progress so stay tuned for updates.
    Melbourne Metro YHA
    From $22 per night
    Melbourne Metro YHA
    Only a short free tram ride to the CBD and close to the University of Melbourne and Queen Victoria Market. Melbourne Metro YHA has everything you need for a great stay in cultural Melbourne.
    Perth City YHA
    From $25 per night
    Perth City YHA
    Perth accommodation in the centre of the CBD. Perth City YHA is central to The Perth Mint, Art Gallery of Western Australia and Perth Zoo
    Sydney Central YHA
    From $31.5 per night
    Sydney Central YHA
    Our heritage-listed building, opposite Central Station, is ideally positioned near the Sydney Airport Train line, Darling Harbour, Chinatown and the Powerhouse Museum.
    Sydney Harbour YHA - The Rocks
    From $32 per night
    Sydney Harbour YHA - The Rocks
    The only hostel in Sydney that has views of Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. Sydney Harbour YHA is the best place to stay in Sydney for the New Years Eve fireworks!
    Sydney Railway Square YHA
    From $32 per night
    Sydney Railway Square YHA
    The hostel that literally has its own platform at Sydney Central Railway Station. You won't have an excuse for missing your bus, train or plane, with direct access to the Sydney Airport Train line and bus terminals at your doorstep.
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