YHA Australia has great hostels all around the country. From Sydney to Perth, Darwin to Hobart, and everywhere in between - there's a YHA hostel for you!
No two hostels are the same - you could be sleeping in a train carriage, an old movie theatre, a former prison cell, a tropical bungalow or a purpose-built eco-hostel.
Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Explore Australia with our point-to-point tour packages, or check out
the local scene with great deals on day trips and activities.
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Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Explore Australia with our point-to-point tour packages, or check out the local scene with great deals on day trips and activities.
If you have a group of 10 or more and are looking for affordable, quality group accommodation, lots of city and
rural YHA hostels have excellent facilities for you. Some hostels can even provide meals for your group as well!
YHA Australia is part of the world's largest backpacker accommodation network, Hostelling International (HI),
providing more than 4,000 hostels in over 60 countries.
Daily Express Trains (XPT) depart from Sydney and Brisbane to Casino then take a coach from Casino to Byron Bay.
400 metres to the bus depot.
34 km to Ballina Airport or 67 km to Coolangatta Airport (Gold Coast).
Enjoy the relaxed beachside atmosphere of this purpose-built backpackers in Byron Bay. With inviting
common areas surrounding a large heated pool and BBQ area, it's easy to meet people and enjoy the hostel. You can use the free
bikes and boogie boards to explore Byron Bay. Cape Byron YHA hostel is located in the centre of town, just 200m from the beach and cycle trails.
There's free Wi-Fi hotspot, a free walking tour twice a week to Australia's most easterly point and the iconic Byron Bay lighthouse. There's spectacular views where you can spot whales, dolphins and turtles as well as Byron's famous surfing beaches.
Accommodation options include multi-share backpacker rooms
and twin/double rooms. Other facilities include a cafe, dive centre, surf school and open lounge area with flat screen TV and book exchange.
Get YHA member discounts on backpacker tours and activities at
hostel tour desk.
If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.
YHA members save at least 10% off accommodation at YHA hostels.
You won't get bored in Byron. Try sea kayaking with dolphins, parachuting, and hang-gliding. Learn to surf, scuba dive, and
even trapeze. Take a day trip from Byron Bay to hippie Nimbin
or head into the rainforest for trekking, mountain bike riding, and
At the end of the day experience Byron Bay’s backpacker
nightlife, just minutes from the Cape Byron hostel. Visit Byron Bay institution, the Beach
Hotel, head to Cheeky Monkeys Backpacker Bar or Woody's Nightclub for the weekly surfboard giveaway on Wednesdays.