Port Stephens YHA

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Things to do in Port Stephens YHA

Take a dolphin or whale cruise, sand board down the largest shifting sand dunes in the southern hemisphere, or take a quad bike trip or horse riding tour.  Try sea kayaking, surfing, scuba diving or snorkelling. Discover Tomaree National Park by walking, and visit one of our 26 magnificent beaches. Or, visit the local wineries for some wine tasting. 

If you are after nightlife other than the wildlife bonfire kind, then you'll need to head to Nelson Bay (5km away), which has numerous clubs, pubs and restaurants.

At the hostel

FREE Campfire

A great night around the campfire toasting marshmallows

Saturday nights in winter

FREE Ice cream sundaes

Enjoy an ice cream dessert and mingle with your fellow hostellers

Sunday nights
Bush kitchen

FREE movie night

Free popcorn included

The shed

$5 Pizza night

Take a night off cooking, enjoy great company with some pizzas!

Bush kitchen

Tours & activities related to this hostel

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Hunter Valley Day Trip

Discover one of our most popular wine regions, the Hunter Valley. Visit 3 awesome local wineries and taste up to 20 different wines. Book with YHA and save $20.00.
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Hunter Valley Overnight Experience

Exclusive to YHA! Taste delicious wines & chat to family winemakers who have been producing Australian wine for generations. Book with YHA and save $20.

FREE things to do in Anna Bay

  1. Climb Tomaree Headland to enjoy breathtaking views of the whole of Port Stephens
  2. Bodyboard at One Mile beach using our free equipment
  3. Snorkel at the stunning Fly Point Marine Park
  4. Try your skills at Kingsley Beach Jump Rock
  5. Explore the amazing sand dunes of the Wormi Conservation (stay until sunset for awesome photo opportunities!)
  6. Visit Nelson Bay golf course and spot the kangaroos - best seen in the late afternoon

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Port Stephens 4WD Tours
Concession rates
Concessions rates on all scheduled tours on the Stockton Sand Dunes including 4WD-ing, sand boarding on the largest moving coastal sand dunes in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • (02) 4984 4760
Port Stephens Surf School
10% Off lessons
YHA members receive 10% off 2-hour learn to surf lesson. Learn to surf on the pristine waters of Fingal Bay Beach, Birubi Beach Anna Bay or One Mile Beach.
  • 0411 419 576
Port Stephens Watersports
10% off
YHA members receive 10% off any parasailing or thunderaft experience. Departs from Dock c, D'Albora Marina, Nelson Bay.
  • 0488 827 272
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