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.
There are 28 hostels featuring NSW & ACT
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87%
$36
per person
Sydney, NSW

Our heritage-listed building, opposite Central Station, in the hub of the backpacker precinct, offers backpacker accommodation at its finest.

93%
$38
per person
The Rocks, Sydney, NSW

Stay at Sydney's only backpacker hostel in the city's historic harbourside precinct - The Rocks - and enjoy stunning views.

87%
$33
per person
Sydney, NSW

Sydney's most laid back hostel, Railway Square YHA adjoins Central Station and offers railway carriage rooms in the heart of the city.

76%
$28.50
per person
Glebe, NSW

Glebe YHA is a relaxed hostel located in Sydney's bohemian leafy inner city area. A great hostel for the working holiday maker or for those wanting to take their time in Sydney.

71%
$27
per person
Bondi Beach, NSW

Bondi Beachouse YHA is located right near Australia's famous Bondi Beach and is a backpacker favourite.

78%
$28
per person
Collaroy, NSW

Sydney's northern beaches YHA hostel is a high quality traveller's resort only 50 metres from one of Sydney's best surf beaches.

94%
$30
per person
Pittwater, NSW

Pittwater YHA hostel is nestled on the hillside of Morning Bay in Ku-ring-gai National Park. This hostel is an easy escape from the busy city life of Sydney and ideal for groups.

92%
$28.50
per person
Hawkesbury Heights, NSW

Purpose-built YHA hostel accommodation with great city skyline views in a bush setting. Eco-friendly, with solar electricity.

96%
$25
per person
Katoomba, NSW

In the adventure capital of NSW, stay at this award-winning YHA hostel and enjoy the log fire and cosy warm rooms.

89%
$27
per person
Byron Bay, NSW

Byron Bay YHA Backpackers Hostel is right in the heat of town - just a short walk to the beach, cafes, shops and bars. Large comfortable common areas, swimming pool and BBQ make it the perfect spot to relax.

81%
$25
per person
Byron Bay, NSW

Cape Byron YHA has a relaxed backpacker atmosphere and great common areas around the pool. Purpose-built YHA hostel in the centre of town, just 200m to the beach and main bus stop.

94%
$30
per person
Murwillumbah, NSW

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

87%
$25
per person
Nimbin, NSW

Nimbin Rox YHA hostel is an island of tranquility nestled in lush tropical gardens amidst 25 acres of the magical Nimbin Valley. Enjoy amazing views of the nearby national parkland and keep a look out of friendly native wildlife.

91%
$27.50
per person
Yamba, NSW

Yamba YHA hostel resides on the NSW mid-north coast, making it a great stop off between Sydney and Brisbane. This seaside town has fantastic beaches and the most famous surf breaks.

84%
$33
per person
Canberra, ACT

Canberra City YHA is right in the heart of the nation's capital, 5 minutes from the interstate bus terminal.

82%
$31.50
per person
Lavington, NSW

Albury Motor Village YHA backpackers hostel is a quiet YHA where you can relax and unwind. Great location for a stopover between Sydney and Melbourne.

82%
$27
per person
Tamworth, NSW

The YHA hostel has a relaxing atmosphere in a quiet, friendly, clean and safe environment, located in the centre of this country town. The hostel provides backpackers with the best connection to Jackaroo and Jillaroo schools and farmstays.

92%
$27
per person
Bellingen, NSW

Bellingen YHA is one of Australia's most laidback backpacker hostels. It's a beautiful and homely YHA set amongst beautiful country!

83%
$25
per person
Coffs Harbour, NSW

Mid way between Sydney and Brisbane, the purpose-built Coffs Harbour YHA hostel makes a great stopover for backpackers travelling the east coast.

90%
$25
per person
Port Macquarie, NSW

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

95%
$31.50
per person
Nulkaba, NSW

Escape the city and head to the heart of the wine country for your next group trip or family get-together.

88%
$34
per person
Newcastle, NSW

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

89%
$30
per person
Anna Bay, NSW

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

100%
$33
per person
Norfolk Island, NSW

Norfolk Island’s only backpackers! Come and visit our World Heritage island, explore the beautiful beaches and stunning forests. Norfolk Island is an adventure for backpackers of all ages!

96%
$32
per person
Thredbo, NSW

Thredbo YHA is situated in the heart of Snowy Mountains, a short walk from Thredbo Ski Resort. The award-winning hostel is a purpose built lodge with stunning mountain views.

77%
$25
per person
Batemans Bay, NSW

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 backpackers.

80%
$31
per person
Wollongong, NSW

A friendly YHA hostel located right in the centre of Wollongong and great for backpackers. Close to the shops, cafes, restaurants, entertainment and beaches.

94%
$31
per person
Bundanoon, NSW

Take a step back in time with a visit to this YHA hostel located in a charming former Edwardian guesthouse. Spacious verandah to sit on and relax during the warmer months.

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Top 10 Things to do in NSW & ACT

  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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