YHA Australia has great hostels all around the country. From Sydney to Perth, Darwin to Hobart, and everywhere in between - there's a YHA hostel for you!
No two hostels are the same - you could be sleeping in a train carriage, an old movie theatre, a former prison cell, a tropical bungalow or a purpose-built eco-hostel.
Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Explore Australia with our point-to-point tour packages, or check out
the local scene with great deals on day trips and activities.
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Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Explore Australia with our point-to-point tour packages, or check out the local scene with great deals on day trips and activities.
If you have a group of 10 or more and are looking for affordable, quality group accommodation, lots of city and
rural YHA hostels have excellent facilities for you. Some hostels can even provide meals for your group as well!
YHA Australia is part of the world's largest backpacker accommodation network, Hostelling International (HI),
providing more than 4,000 hostels in over 60 countries.
1 km from Wollongong station, multiple trains from Sydney every hour.
500 m from bus stop.
72 km to Sydney Airport.
A friendly YHA hostel located right in the centre of Wollongong and
great for backpackers. Close to the shops, cafes, restaurants,
entertainment and beaches.
Modern facilities, most hostel rooms with
ensuites. TV lounge, premium Wi-Fi Plus, coffee, drink and snack machines. Garden
with waterfall and BBQ. Security parking. Wollongong has superb beaches
and outdoor backpacker activities including skydiving and horse-riding.
YHA member discounts locally.
Wollongong is less than 2 hours south of Sydney by road, or go by train using your Opal card from $8.30.
If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.
YHA members save at least 10% off accommodation at YHA hostels.
Variety of sights and activities for backpackers including skydiving (YHA discount), motorcycle tours and Nan Tien Temple. Enjoy sweeping views along Grand Pacific Drive from the Royal National Park. Go to Jamberoo Recreation Park and Illawarra escape tours. Visit the Science Centre, Planetarium, museums, galleries and the Botanic Gardens. Great local surf beaches or check out the nightlife - there are clubs, nightclubs, pubs and an excellent selection of restaurants & cafes.