Byron Bay - Cape Byron YHA

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

Byron Bay - 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.

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

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

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

Option Up:

  • Ensuite
  • Air conditioning


  • 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


per person

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.
per person

Byron Bay dolphin kayaking tour

Take a guided kayaking tour in the Byron Bay Marine Park with dolphins, turtles and whales!
per person

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!
per person

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.

More About Cape Byron YHA

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.


96% customer rating, based on 1746 reviews
  • Amazing hostel with friendly staff. The best dorm I’ve stayed in Australia
    Stephen C 17/07/2018
  • We just love this YHA... such great value for money and the location is perfect. Staff are very friendly and the kitchen nice and clean.
    Martin D 11/07/2018
  • Easily one of the best hostels I have stayed at, would recommend it without a doubt!
    Oliver C 6/07/2018
  • I didn't like it....I loved it! <3
    Beatrice S 3/07/2018
  • Been coming to this hostel for over 18 years. Always feels homely when I get back again.
    James M 20/06/2018
  • Great place to stay Close to Surf Everyones friendly Great atmosphere
    Cooper W 16/06/2018
  • This is my favourite hostel. I always stay here when visiting Byron Bay. Olivia and Sam were very helpful and welcoming! :o)
    James M 7/06/2018
  • Loved my stay at Cape Byron, staff are so friendly and welcoming!
    Joshua T 6/06/2018
  • We loved the accomodation and the staff at this hostel! The bathrooms were also very clean.
    Cailin H 1/06/2018
  • Everything was immaculate, the owners are incredibly courteous and accommodating, staff are likewise
    Jaelen G 31/05/2018

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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