Byron Bay - Cape Byron YHA

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    Cape Byron YHA - Surf Lessons
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    Cape Byron YHA - Private Room
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    Cape Byron YHA - Bike and Surfboard Hire
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    Cape Byron YHA - Multishare Room
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    Cape Byron YHA - Pool
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    Cape Byron YHA - Breakfast on the Beach
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    Cape Byron YHA - Balcony

Byron Bay - Cape Byron YHA

Enjoy the relaxed beachside atmosphere of this purpose-built backpackers in Byron Bay. 

Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

  • Wi-Fi & lockers
  • Access to communal kitchen, BBQ, & swimming pool

Option up:

  • Premium Wi-Fi
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Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Flat screen TV
  • Wi-Fi & lockers
  • Access to communal kitchen, BBQ, & swimming pool

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  • Ensuite
  • Air conditioning
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  • Sleeps 130 guests
  • Multi-share dorms
  • Double/Twin rooms
  • Ensuite rooms


  • Barbecue
  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Flat screen TVs in all double/twin rooms
  • Bicycle hire
  • Surfboard hire
  • 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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Surf Lesson Byron Bay

Learn to Surf in one of Australia's most popular surfing destinations, beautiful Byron Bay! All inclusive, guaranteed to stand, local and qualified coaches.
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1 Day Nimbin Tour From Byron Bay

Departing from Byron Bay, this is a seriously fun tour to the unique hippy village of Nimbin. You'll also explore the stunning sub tropical rainforest and waterfalls in the surrounding hinterland. An experience you won't forget!
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Mount Warning Sunrise Hike

Spend a night sleeping under the stars before hiking up Mount Warning at dawn to experience stunning 360 degree views from the first place on the Australian mainland to see the sunrise.
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8 Day East Coast Express Package

Want to see the best of Australia's East Coast but short on time? This is the perfect trip for you! Includes Fraser Island, The Whitsundays, 7 nights accommodation and 9 meals. Can also be booked Cairns to Brisbane.

More About Cape Byron YHA

With inviting common areas surrounding a large heated pool and BBQ area, it's easy to meet people and enjoy the hostel. You can rent our 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.


87% customer rating, based on 1660 reviews
  • Really liked the pool and hostel instead. It was good for socialising and the staff team is very friendly.
    Constantin M 21/03/2018
  • Love this hostel! Relaxed, clean, friendly and perfect location! Here for my second time!
    Sarah I 19/02/2018
  • Lovely place, nice staff, very clean, quiet at night. Definitively I loved my stay at Cape Byron HYA.
    Arianna L 17/02/2018
  • Clean hostel with great facilities in the heart of Byron. Would definitely recommend to anyone travelling on a budget!
    Zoe W 31/01/2018
  • Great location, super friendly atmosphere and facilities were all very clean and well looked after
    Georgia M 28/01/2018
  • Friendly staff, clean amenities, good vibe throughout. Excellent!!!
    Mike W 22/01/2018
  • Fantastic location, great staff, clean and comfy rooms. I stayed with my school age kids and they loved it all too.
    Dani B 8/01/2018
  • Was the best experience ever!
    Bruna S 1/01/2018
  • Great place to stop
    Glen R 1/12/2017
  • Just the chilled out atmosphere makes it a nice place
    David B 30/11/2017


Address: Corner of Byron and Middleton Streets
Byron Bay,
State: NSW & ACT, 2481
Phone: (+612) 6685 8788
Hostel Manager: Paul Cason
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

8am - 9pm 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