Byron Bay - Cape Byron YHA

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    Cape Byron YHA - guided walking tour
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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 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.


  • 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


88% customer rating, based on 1609 reviews
  • 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
  • Cape Byron YHA is definitely one of the coolest hostels I've stayed. I strongly recommend it to everyone who likes to spend his time with awesome people!
    Christoph S 28/10/2017
  • It was my first time stay :) I had a good experience, so close to everything.
    Naiyana B 18/09/2017
  • It is was one of the best YHA I ever tried. The dorm room are plenty of space and plugs ! The buildings are very young not old. And had a pretty good atmosphere.
    Karima B 7/09/2017
  • Nice setting, close to everything. all good!
    Paul K 18/08/2017
  • Fantastic location (really close to the beach) and wonderful front desk staff. The pool is also nice.
    Monica W 5/08/2017
  • Had a fantastic time staying with you guys. The staff were awesome and the service was second to none...A+++ for anyone out there wanting an excellent experience !
    Adam B 5/07/2017


Address: Corner of Byron and Middleton Streets
Byron Bay, NSW & ACT
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