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Byron Bay - Cape Byron YHA

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  • Cape Byron YHA - Balcony
  • Cape Byron YHA - Private Ensuite Rooms
  • Cape Byron YHA - Pool
    Cape Byron YHA - Pool
  • Cape Byron YHA - TV Room
  • Cape Byron YHA - Multishare Rooms
  • Cape Byron YHA - Poolside Hangs
  • 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 - Bike and Surfboard Hire
    Cape Byron YHA - Bike and Surfboard Hire
  • Cape Byron YHA - Breakfast on the Beach
    Cape Byron YHA - Breakfast on the Beach

Byron Bay - Cape Byron YHA

Due to the shared nature of the facilities at YHA properties, YHA requires all guests to provide proof of full vaccination and wear masks in common areas. A safe stay is our top priority so we have enhanced hygiene measures in place, along with social distancing practices. More information can be found here. If you are required to self-isolate or quarantine, please be advised you cannot be accommodated at a YHA property until after this has been completed.

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.

Not sure what are the best things to do in Byron Bay? Discover all the must- do's HERE

Save money on transport, tours, and experiences with our exclusive YHA deals. Book online before you arrive! 

Free Wi-Fi at this property with High Speed Internet NBN 100Mbps Fibre Connection*

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Free, fast Wi-Fi
  • Storage
  • Access to communal kitchen, BBQ, & swimming pool

Option Up:

  • Ensuite
  • Flat screen TV
  • Air conditioning

Co-living Rooms

All co-living rooms include:

  • Free, fast Wi-Fi 
  • Lockers
  • Access to communal kitchen, BBQ, & swimming pool



  • Barbecue
  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Flat screen TVs in all double/twin rooms
  • Bicycle hire
  • Surfboard hire
  • Free bodyboards
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Tour Desk


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Byron Bay Dolphin Kayaking

Take a guided kayaking tour in the stunning Byron Bay Marine Park. Come face to face with dolphins and other marine life as you paddle around the most easterly point of Australia.
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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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Nimbin Shuttle

The easiest way to check out the the unique hippy village of Nimbin.

More About Cape Byron YHA

There's free Wi-Fi all throughout the property, 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 co-living traveller 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 traveller tours and activities at the hostel tour desk.

* The Internet speed the guest will experience will be subject to Wi-Fi coverage in the building.


94% customer rating, based on 2472 reviews
  • Great hostel. Super close to the beach and right in town, friendly staff, free breaky and super clean. Highly recommend!
    Brigid T 11/06/2021
  • Amazing place, amazing staff, the hostel is a must go. We really enjoyed our stay and the swimming pool. Definitely come back for our stay trop in byron
    Iris N 19/01/2021
  • Fabulous stay here - what a lovely hostel! Impeccably clean, great facilities, perfect location & lovely staff. Would highly recommend a stay here.
    Lorraine O 23/12/2020
  • Excellent location, friendly staff and overall good place to stay. Would definitely recommend.
    Greg M 23/11/2020
  • really lovely place, close to a lot of options. great manager and the team !
    Shrey P 21/10/2020
  • I am very ancient and yet felt the hearts embrace of the lovely young people from different countries
    Barry P 20/03/2020
  • a great hippie hostel - pretty basic but really friendly.
    Tara G 9/03/2020
  • Excellent position, friendly staff and good atmosphere.
    giulia g 9/03/2020
  • Lovely staff lovely people
    Kristinus K 28/02/2020
  • Staff are very friendly and helpful with good tips to visit the city when we had so little time
    Lucy F 24/02/2020
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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work, the Arakwal Bumberlin peoples of the Bundjalung Nation. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and to the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Community.

Address: Corner of Byron and Middleton Streets
Byron Bay,
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State: NSW, 2481
Phone: (+612) 6685 8788
Hostel Manager: Tatiano De Oliveira
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

9am - 6pm - 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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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present, emerging and the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island community.