COVID-19: Safe stay measures are in in place at all properties. YHA are following all state-based travel restrictions.

NSW

From Sydney Harbour to the outback - no other state combines surf beaches, rainforest, rugged bushland, snow-capped mountains, big rivers and the colours of the outback like New South Wales
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Sydney | Gadigal Country

Our heritage-listed building, opposite Central Station, is ideally positioned near the Sydney Airport Train line, Darling Harbour, Chinatown and the Powerhouse Museum.

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Sydney, The Rocks | Gadigal Country

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!

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Byron Bay | Bundjalung Nation

Cape Byron YHA is the perfect place to kick back and relax after a day in the surf. Just across the road from the beach - bike and boogie board hire is available.

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Byron Bay | Bundjalung Nation

Looking for the perfect place to relax? Byron Bay YHA is a tropical oasis - central to cafes, restaurants, local bars and Byron Beach.

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Katoomba | Gundungurra & Dharug Nations

Only a 90 min train trip to Katoomba from Sydney. While you're here check out the Blue Mountains National Park, Scenic World and Jenolan Caves.

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Anna Bay | Worimi Nation

Gorgeous beaches, lush bushland, stunning bay and sea views and a great chill-out spot - that's Port Stephens and its award-winning YHA.

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Newcastle | Awabakal Nation

Opposite Newcastle Beach, and right in the centre of town, this friendly YHA is perfect for travellers looking for affordable accommodation.

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Thredbo | Ngarigo Nation

Located in the heart of the Mount Kosciuszko National Park. Hit the slopes in winter and hike up Mt Kosciuszko in summer. An award-winning hostel with stunning mountain views.

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Lavington | Wiradjuri People

Due to the current Covid-19 emergency, and restrictions on travel, Albury-Wodonga YHA is currently closed until further notice. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

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Murwillumbah | Bundjalung Nation

Murwillumbah YHA is a homely hostel with stunning views, riverside gardens, and quirky decor in a 1911 captain's cottage.

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Batemans Bay | Yuin Nation

Batemans Bay is one of the most popular seaside towns on the NSW South Coast. The YHA hostel is situated in a camping/caravan park surrounded by trees and gardens and an easy stroll to town and beaches for travellers.

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Port Macquarie | Birpai People

Located halfway between Sydney & Byron Bay, Ozzie Pozzie Backpackers is more like a resort than a hostel.

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Pittwater | Kuring-Gai Nation

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.

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FREE things to do in NSW

  1. Discover Aussie surf culture in Byron Bay, Australia's most easterly point.
  2. Marvel at the Blue Mountains' iconic Three Sisters and ancient Jurassic monument.
  3. Sandboard the largest moving sand dunes in the Southern Hemisphere at Port Stephens.
  4. Walk to the top of Australia Mt Kosciusko, from alpine adventure hub in the Snowy Mountains, Thredbo.
  5. Share unspoiled beaches with friendly kangaroos on the South Coast.
  6. Indulge in Hunter Valley wineries and gourmet food in the country's oldest wine region.
  7. Get a taste of the country at Tamworth's music festival and jackaroo/jilaroo schools.
  8. Learn to surf with the professionals on Newcastle's famous surf breaks.
  9. Relax in alternative Belligen and Nimbin to see which one wins 'cruisiest town in Oz'
  10. Visit the world's only koala hospital in Port Macquarie for free
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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.