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Vote for YHA in the 2019 Adventure Tourism Awards!

Not to toot our own horn or anything, but the team here at YHA are jumping for joy as five of our amazing hostels are up for multiple gongs at the Adventure Tourism Awards!

What are the Adventure Tourism Awards?

The Adventure Tourism Awards recognises the crème de la crème of the backpacking and youth travel industry, the companies that provide the out of this world experiences for backpackers travelling Australia and New Zealand. This ranges from accommodation providers and tour and activity operators to transport providers, event companies and everything else in between.

The 2019 Awards will be taking place on the Gold Coast on November 14, and we couldn't be more excited!

Which YHA hostels are up for awards?

YHA has five stellar properties up for awards:

Best Accommodation in Queensland - vote here!

Cairns Central YHA

Best Accommodation in New South Wales - vote here!

Sydney Harbour YHA 

Best Accommodation in Victoria - vote here!

Grampians Eco YHA

Best Accommodation in Tasmania - vote here!

Hobart Central YHA

Best Accommodation in the Northern Territory - vote here!

Darwin YHA - Melaleuca on Mitchell

These five hostels are also up for the big daddy of accommodation awards, Best Accommodation in Australia, which will be selected from the winners of each state.

How can you help?

We need your vote. These awards are decided by you, the fabulous guests who have stayed with us. If you had an absolute blast, received exemplary customer service, got top notch assistance planning your Australia trip or just loved the all-around vibe at one or more of our nominated hostels, vote for us!

Voting doesn’t take long at all, so we really appreciate you taking a couple of minutes out of your day to help a pal out.

Just visit the Adventure Tourism Awards website to vote. It opens on August 19 and closes September 30, so get your vote in now!

    Cairns Central YHA
    Cairns Central YHA
    With the Great Barrier Reef on your door step, this centrally located property is the perfect base to explore Tropical North Queensland, offering a tranquil outdoor pool area, communal kitchen, large common areas and air conditioned rooms.
    Sydney Harbour YHA - The Rocks
    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!
    Halls Gap - Grampians Eco YHA
    Halls Gap - Grampians Eco YHA
    Grampians Eco YHA is a stylish eco-certified property. Watch wild kangaroos relaxing on the lawn and explore the stunning Grampians National Park.
    Hobart Central YHA
    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.
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