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Byron Bay - Cape Byron YHA

  • Train

    Daily Express trains from Sydney or Brisbane to Casino or Grafton, then take the connecting coach to Byron Bay. It is 200 metres from the hostel to the bus stop.


    200 metres to the bus depot.


    34 km to Ballina Airport or 70 km to Coolangatta Airport (Gold Coast)

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Cape Byron State Conservation Area
    • Cape Byron Lighthouse
    • Arakwal National Park
    • Belongil Beach
    • Julian Rocks
    • The Wreck
    • Byron Bay Farmers Markets


    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Nightclubs, Pubs, and Breweries
    • Surf Schools
    • Scuba Diving
    • Trapeze
    • Mountain Biking
    • Whale and Dolphin Watching
    • Horseback Riding
    • Hot Air Balloon Rides
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Cycling Trails
    • Canoeing/Kayaking 
    • Rainforest Trekking
    • Tours to Nimbin and the Hinterland
    Find us...
    Address Corner of Byron and Middleton Streets
    Byron Bay, 2481
    Phone (+612) 6685 8788 or 1800 652 627 (within Australia)
    Hostel Manager Todd Batston
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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    Byron Bay - Cape Byron YHA

    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 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.



    • Awesome hostel, great staff, location, facilities...everything! Really enjoyed my stay here. Thank you everyone at Cape Byron YHA!
      Laura C August 2015
    • Great location, close to beaches and cafes. Friendly staff. Value for money in a town where prices accommodation have grown over recent years.
      Rob M August 2015
    • My regular YHA when I stay at Byron. Just a couple of minutes walk to the best break on the coast!!!
      Carolyn C June 2015
    • Great, helpful, friendly and knowledgable staff.
      Kylie F June 2015
    957 customers have rated this hostel


    • Sleeps 130 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double / twin rooms
    • Ensuite rooms


    • Barbecue
    • Cafe/restaurant
    • Courtesy bus
    • Flat screen TVs in all double/twin rooms
    • Free bicycles
    • Free bodyboards
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Laundry
    • Parking
    • Swimming pool
    • Tour Desk 


    • Beach
    • Bike/Cycling Trails
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Horseback Riding
    • nightclubs, pubs and breweries
    • Rock Climbing
    • Snorkelling and Scuba Diving
    • Surfing
    • Whale Watching
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    Find us...
    Address Corner of Byron and Middleton Streets
    Byron Bay, 2481
    Phone (+612) 6685 8788 or 1800 652 627 (within Australia)
    Hostel Manager Todd Batston
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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