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Byron Bay - Byron Bay YHA

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  • Getting here by train

    The Casino XPT and Brisbane XPT both run daily from Sydney with connecting coaches to Byron Bay from Casino or Grafton.

    Getting here by bus

    150 metres from hostel to bus stop. Daily services from Sydney and Brisbane.

    Nearest airport

    34 km from Ballina Airport or 70 km from Coolangatta Airport (Gold Coast).

    Parking

    Free underground parking available onsite at Byron Bay YHA.

     

     

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

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

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Nightclubs, Pubs, and Breweries
    • Scuba Diving
    • Trapeze
    • Mountain Biking
    • Whale/Dolphin Watching Tours
    • Horseback Riding
    • Hot Air Balloon Rides
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Cycling Trails
    • Canoeing/Kayaking 
    • Rainforest Trekking
    • Tours to Nimbin and the Hinterland
    Find us...
    Address 7 Carlyle Street
    Byron Bay, NSW 2481
    Email byronbay@yha.com.au
    Phone (+612) 6685 8853 or 1800 678 195 (within Australia)
    Hostel Manager Paul Cason
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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  • Byron Bay - Byron Bay YHA

    Byron Bay YHA is one of the most centrally located backpacker hostel in Byron Bay. Just a few hundred metres from the beach and right in the heart of the town.

    The large, comfortable common areas and kitchen overlook the inviting swimming pool and BBQ. While the surrounding deck makes for the perfect spot to relax and unwind at the end of the day. When you’re not relaxing by the pool make use of the surfboards or body boards available at the hostel. Our free Wi-Fi hotspot also allows you to share your holiday photos right away.

    The facilities include both dorm style backpacker rooms and twin/double rooms with fans. Guests can choose to store their luggage securely in the hostel locker room. 

    YHA members get great discount on tours and activities, just ask at the hostel tour desk!

    We’re growing! YHA has just started work on a major expansion of Byron Bay YHA and next year we’ll open a whole new wing of the hostel. Whilst the work is underway, there may be some minor disruption and noise but we promise the result will be a new look YHA! 

     

    • Great hostel on a perfect location!!!
      85%
      Demi November 2016
    • Very friendly staff, nice bars and close to the beach. All the facilities are clean and nice.
      92%
      Dennis N October 2016
    • The Byron Bay YHA is a great hostel, very clean, nice common areas and very friendly and helpful staff members.
      100%
      Lisa-Marie M December 2016
    1504 customers have rated this hostel

    Accommodation

    • Sleeps 107 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double/Twin rooms
    • Ensuite rooms

    Facilities

    • Barbecue 
    • Bicycles
    • Games Room
    • Free Wi-Fi hotspot
    • Premium Wi-Fi Plus
    • Parking
    • Reading Room
    • Swimming Pool
    • TV
    • Tour Desk

    Activities 

    • Local beaches
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Cycling
    • Snorkelling
    • Surfing
    • Whale watching
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    Find us...
    Address 7 Carlyle Street
    Byron Bay, NSW 2481
    Email byronbay@yha.com.au
    Phone (+612) 6685 8853 or 1800 678 195 (within Australia)
    Hostel Manager Paul Cason
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
    Right now in Byron Bay...
    08:49 AM | 22°C | Summer

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year
    Reception

    8:00am-9:00pm

    If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

    Check in from 1:00pm daily
    Check out until 10:00am daily
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    Things to do in Byron Bay

    Byron Bay has unspoiled beaches and spectacular walking/cycling trails for backpackers to explore, all just minutes from the hostel.

    Learn to surf, kayak with dolphins, go snorkelling (year round) or whale-watching (June-Nov) or take a daytrip into the hinterland to hippie Nimbin!

    We will show you the best local surfing spots and we may even join you!

    Visit Byron Bay institution, the Beach Hotel, head to Cheeky Monkeys Backpacker Bar, or Cocomangas Nightclub, which has a Backpacker night every Monday.

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    FREE things to do in Byron Bay
    1. Walk the loop to the lighthouse via the National Park rainforest walk and back via Watego Beach and Palm Valley (7km return)
    2. Surf, swim or just sunbath on any of Byron Bay's amazing beaches
    3. Take in a sunrise (or sunset if you like a sleep in too much) at Australia’s most Easterly point
    4. Free live music at the famous Beach Hotel most nights but especially for the traditional Sunday Session (on Sundays if you didn’t guess)
    5. Spot a hippie or even a hipster at a sunset drum circle on Main Beach or check out the many street artists around town
    6. Walk around the local Farmers Market every Thursday morning or the monthly market first Sunday of every month