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.


90% customer rating, based on 1832 reviews
  • I love it. Great atmosphere and relaxed vibe. It is simple but it has everything I need for a hostel
    David v 23/10/2018
  • Best hostel I’ve been so far in Australia. I had an amazing time there and will definetely come back some day. Thank you !
    Chiara C 23/10/2018
  • The staff was so friendly and fun. A lot of activities were on, and the free pancakes in the morning was awesome.
    Rie S 11/10/2018
  • the people on the desk were so so helpful made it so easy for us to book whatever activities we wanted. a lovely vibe and culture to this hostel
    Aisling d 8/10/2018
  • Loved the hostel staff are fabulous centrally located and discount tours available
    Jacqueline W 6/10/2018
  • Great hostel
    Killian D 17/09/2018
  • Wonderful stay!
    Nyree L 12/09/2018
  • Fantastic. Great people, great staff huge range of activities!
    Daniel P 27/08/2018
  • Great hostel, lovely staff who were really helpful, good facilities. Comfy bed and a decent pillow - woo hoo!
    Kate W 23/08/2018
  • Staff were super friendly and helpful. Great location and really cool pool area. Hammocks are amazing too.
    Samuel M 20/08/2018

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Address: Corner of Byron and Middleton Streets
Byron Bay,
State: NSW, 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
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