Thredbo YHA

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  • Getting here by bus

    400 metres to stop.

    Summer season: weekday CountryLink and school bus connections from Canberra (excluding school holidays). 

    Winter season: Murrays, Greyhound and Transboarder Alpinexpress offer regular daily services.

    Nearest airport

    2.5-hour drive from Canberra Airport.


    No parking at YHA. A designated luggage drop off zone is located at the front of the YHA. It is strictly 10 mins and a $300 fine applies for exceeding this limit.
    Foot access via Jack Adams Pathway or down through public car park from Alpine Way. Please refer to Thredbo Village Map and park in designated areas only. 


    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • The Snowy Mountains
    • Mount Kosciuszko National Park
    • Thredbo Alpine Village


    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Skiing
    • Whitewater Rafting
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Horseriding 
    • Mountain Biking
    • Tennis
    • Swimming

    Find us...

    Address: 2 Buckwong Place
    Thredbo, NSW 2625
    Phone: (+612) 6457 6376
    Hostel Manager: Bianca Bott
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

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  • Thredbo YHA

    Winner of 2015 Best Rated Small YHA Backpacker's Hostel as voted by guests

    Want to stay during the 2017 winter ski season? Click here for booking information. 

    Thredbo YHA Hostel is situated in the heart of Australia's Snowy Mountains, just a short walk from the famous Thredbo Ski Resort. This award-winning backpacker hostel is a purpose built lodge with stunning mountain views, comfy lounge and dining room, full kitchen, free Wi-Fi hotspot and a mix of accommodation options.

    Don't waste time travelling to the fields, save time by being in the middle of it all - and walk to the ski lifts! 

    Family Rooms: To book a family room rate, there must be at least one child under 18 and 1-2 adults; otherwise this special room rate will be adjusted to the usual adult prices with the difference payable on arrival. 




    • Barbeque
    • Food store
    • Free Wi-Fi hotspot   
    • Open fireplace
    • TV



    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Cycling
    • Fishing
    • Horseriding
    • Mountain Biking
    • National Park
    • Skiing
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Whitewater Rafting


    96% customer rating, based on 1027 reviews
    • Excellent location, superb facilities, very helpful and friendly staff. Very good value for money. Definitely 5 star. Shall stay here when in Thredbo.
      John M February 2017
    • Lovely stay at the immaculate, cosy and friendly Thredbo YHA. Fab views of the mountains from our room. Perfect location to enjoy hikes, mountain biking and Thredbo evening life from.
      Lizzy W January 2017
    • We stayed at the Thredbo YHA for two nights as a break from walking the AAWT. The staff were very accommodating and helpful with our questions about washing and drying clothes, storing gear etc. Highly recommended. Will stay again.
      Mark H January 2017
    • This is our second stay at the hostel and we plan to return again.
      Ranald U January 2017
    • Fantastic value in a beautiful part of the world. This was my second time back and it won't be my last!
      Nelson S January 2017
    • We loved our time at Thredbo yha
      Johanna A March 2017
    • Highly recommend Thredbo YHA - very friendly staff, great view, great location for accessing the National Park.
      Christopher K December 2016

    Find us...

    Address: 2 Buckwong Place
    Thredbo, NSW 2625
    Phone: (+612) 6457 6376
    Hostel Manager: Bianca Bott
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    Oct-May: 8:00am-10:00am and 3:00pm-8:00pm

    June-Sept: 7:00am-10:00am and 4:30pm-9:00pm

    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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    Things to do in Thredbo

    Explore the Snowy Mountains from Australia's only alpine-style village, Thredbo. Walk to Australia's highest peak, Mt Kosciuszko; go mountain biking or horse riding; bushwalk or just relax on the YHA's verandah with its stunning mountain views. Lots of summer events from November to March.

    YHA is in the heart of Thredbo village - easy walk to pubs, cafe and restaurants

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    FREE things to do in Thredbo

    1. Climb to the summit of Australia's highest mountain, Mt Kosciuszko 2228m
    2. Ride Thredbo's scenic mountain bike trails
    3. Test your biking skills on the pump track
    4. Go toboganning in the snow play park and build a snowman during ski season
    5. Watch the Saturday night flare run and fireworks from the hostel balcony during the ski season
    6. Cook up a feast on the free BBQs by the beautiful Thredbo River
    7. Visit the Thredbo Ski Museum (limited opening hours year round)
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