Nimbin Rox YHA

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  • Getting here by train

    Daily Express trains (XPT) depart from Sydney and Brisbane to Casino, then take a coach to Lismore and a Wallers bus from Lismore to Nimbin.

    Getting here by bus

    Daily services from Byron Bay. Stop 1 km from hostel.

    Nearest airport

    34 kms from Lismore Airport. Nimbin Shuttle & Wallers Bus Timetable.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Mount Warning National Park
    • Nimbin Valley
    • Nimbin Museum
    • Nimbin Markets

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Bohemian Shops
    • Rainforest Trekking
    • Nimbin Visitor Information Centre
    • Nimbin Farmers' Market 
    • Mardi Grass Festival
    • Restaurants and Pubs

    Find us...

    Address: 74 Thorburn Street
    Nimbin, NSW 2480
    Phone: (+612) 6689 0022
    Hostel Manager: Liam Brehme & Emily Hartley
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

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  • Nimbin Rox YHA

    Nimbin YHA backpacker hostel is an island of tranquillity nestled in lush tropical gardens amidst 25 acres of the magical Nimbin Valley. 

    The hostel provides guests with free Wi-Fi, awesome views of World Heritage parks, misty mountains and abundant native wildlife. Relax by the hostel's tropical pool, chill in the hammock, wander into nearby Nimbin Village. Hostel has a choice of multi-share backpacker rooms, twin/double accommodation and canvas/tepee rooms.


    • Sleeps 28 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double/Twin rooms


    • Barbecue
    • Courtesy bus
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Open fireplace
    • Parking
    • Reading room
    • Swimming pool
    • TV


    • Bird Watching
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Galleries/Museums
    • National Park
    • Shopping
    • Swimming
    • Wilderness
    • Wildlife


    87% customer rating, based on 201 reviews
    • Stayed in one of the tents. Great experience. Lovely staff and guests.
      Nadine February 2017
    • Had an amazing night here in one of the permanent tents! Was so tranquil, and quiet. The view was amazing. It's a shame we could only stay one night. We will be back again definitely, next time for longer :)
      Devi G September 2016
    • Lovely little retreat, friendly staff and great hammocks!
      Deborah M March 2016
    • Wonderful location, helpful staff Kept Clean as well. Keep it up as it is the no. 1 place in NSW amongst the YHA group.
      Risa S January 2016
    • This must be in the top Youth hostels in the world!, beautiful, idyllic setting, very relaxed and chilled, you feel like your in another world! really great friendly staff, stuuning gardens, views as you relax in the hammock chairs or pool, great value for money
      Rachel R March 2017
    • Best hostel ever! Highly recommend staying in the teepee! The atmosphere was awesome and the staff were super friendly and helpful. The facilities were great too! We loved every moment here!
      Caitlyn C October 2015

    Find us...

    Address: 74 Thorburn Street
    Nimbin, NSW 2480
    Phone: (+612) 6689 0022
    Hostel Manager: Liam Brehme & Emily Hartley
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    Summer: 8:30am-9:00pm

    Winter: 9:00am-8:00pm

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

    Check in from 2:00pm daily
    Check out until 10:00am daily

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     2013 North Coast Award Nimbin(1)     2014 Nimbin North Coast Awards(1)
     North coast award finalist  
    Things to do in Nimbin

    Guests will be captivated by views of the World Heritage listed parks, misty mountains, and abundant nature and wildlife. 

    There are weekly activities to help you relax, rewind, and recharge. Watch wallabies and possums roam around the hostel. Hang out in a hammock, cool off in the tropical pool, enjoy rainforest walks, or take the free YHA shuttle into town. 

    See local bands at the pub, enjoy a jam or drum session.

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