Coffs Harbour YHA Backpackers Resort

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Things to do in Coffs Harbour YHA Backpackers Resort

Coffs Harbour is one of the best kept secrets on the NSW Mid North coast. Surrounded by spectacular rainforests this is where the mountains meet the sea and is one of the best water sport venues on the coast with quality surfing, kiteboarding, paddleboarding and kayaking available at all the pristine beaches. Whale watching in the winter months is amazing and fishing charters are available; in the summer months there is a large blueberry harvest and fruit picking work can be arranged through the hostel.

At the hostel

Bbq night

Classic Aussie BBQ with snags and burgers


Meet the mob

Guided walking tour to the northern beaches to meet a local mob of kangaroos lazing around the headland

Upon request
Ask at reception

Movie night

Enjoy latest release movies with free popcorn

TV room

Pizza night

Mingle with your fellow hostellers over a slice (or three)

Dining hall

Tours & activities related to this hostel

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East Coast Highlights

Travel Australia's popular East Coast and visit the 3 must-do attractions - Fraser Island, Whitsunday Sailing and Magnetic Island. Save even more by adding a 10 night YHA accommodation pack to use anywhere en-route!

East Cost Highlights package includes the most popular tours along Australia's East Coast. This saves you over $70 and also gives you peace of mind that you're on the best quality East Coast tours. 

Package includes:

  • 3 Day Fraser Island tour
  • 2 Day Whitsunday Sailing tour
  • 2 nights at Magnetic Island YHA, including ferry transfers and entry to Koala Sanctuary.

The East Coast Highlights package offers the flexibility to add Greyhound’s Hop on/Hop off coach pass from Sydney to Cairns or vice versa (valid 3 months from date of travel). You can also choose to add a 10 or 15 night YHA accommodation pack. (valid 3 and 4 months from date of purchase)

To help plan your trip, we have included a suggested Southbound Itinerary (Cairns to Sydney) and Northbound Itinerary (Sydney to Cairns) for you to download. This is simply a suggestion, the package is designed to be flexible so you can hop on and off wherever you like along the route.

It is recommended you pre-book dates, especially for the Fraser Island and Whitsunday tours, as they can be booked out during the peak season. Please put your preferred date for each of the 3 trips in the comments when making a booking as well as your YHA/HI membership number.

FREE things to do in Coffs Harbour

  1. Free surfboard and bodyboards for you to go enjoy the beaches
  2. Enjoy coastal walks, the Coffs Creek walk or along the International Marina to Muttonbird Island
  3. Stroll through the beautiful Botanic Gardens
  4. Go jetty jumping at the largest remaining timber jetty in NSW

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