Bundanoon YHA

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  • Getting here by train

    1 km to Bundanoon station. Regular services from Sydney and Canberra daily.

    Getting here by bus

    1km to stop. Priors Scenic Express departs from Sydney Airport and Central Station for Bowral. From Bowral take train or bus to Bundanoon.

    Nearest airport

    65 km from Wollongong Airport.

    Getting here by car

    2-hour drive from Sydney or Canberra.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Fairy Bower Falls
    • Bungonia Caves
    • Sunnataram Forest Monastery
    • Glow Worm Glen
    • Historic Coal Mine
    • Morton National Park
    • Southern Highlands

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Road cycling
    • Extensive mountain bike trails
    • Wine Tasting
    • Monestaries
    • Cycling
    • Rainforest Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Tennis

    Find us...

    Address: 115 Railway Avenue
    Bundanoon, NSW 2578
    Email: bundanoon@yha.com.au
    Phone: (+612) 4883 6010
    Hostel Manager: Alison Shaw & Glenn Robinson
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

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  • Bundanoon YHA

    Bundanoon YHA is closing soon, but there are other great places to have your group getaway.

    We have hostels in other appealing locations that offer exclusive use to groups through our Rent-a-YHA scheme. From the stunning views of the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park at Pittwater YHA to the bushland charm of Hawkesbury Heights YHA in the lower Blue Mountains, a relaxing seaside escape to Port Stephens YHA or the vineyard appeal of Hunter Valley YHA, there's no shortage of country YHAs ready to welcome your group. 

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    Take a step back in time with a visit to this YHA hostel located in a charming former Edwardian guesthouse. Spacious verandah to sit on and relax during the warmer months, whilst in winter curl up in front of the log fire in the comfy lounge. 

    Well-equipped kitchen makes it a great hostel for groups. There are large grounds with trees and gardens and it's only a short walk to the village and national park from the hostel. Reduced morning reception in quiet periods. Late/early check in by prior arrangement. Bundanoon YHA provides all bed linen and free Wi-Fi hotspot (premium Wi-Fi Plus also available). Guests provide their own towels and toiletries.

    Family Rooms: For 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.

    Group bookings: Please contact the hostel directly or via the Group/Rent-a-YHA enquiry form. 

    Accommodation

    Facilities

    • Barbeque
    • Open fireplace
    • Parking
    • Free Wi-Fi hotspot
    • Premium Wi-Fi Plus

     

     

    Activities

    • Abseiling
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Canyoning
    • Cycling
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Horse riding
    • National Park
    • Tennis
    • Wilderness
    • Wine Tasting

    Reviews

    94% customer rating, based on 283 reviews
    • Hostel is in a beautiful setting with good atmosphere and "old world" traveller setting. Enjoyed Bundanoon, and on the doorstep of a tremendous national park. Glow worm glen was a treat.
      97%
      Victor S February 2017
    • Overall the hostel was great. Beautiful location and I will definitely be back.
      92%
      Ranald U January 2017
    • Amazing hostel. Beautiful setting. Great host
      100%
      Mark a F December 2016
    • A great place to stay if you want to do some walking in Morton National Park. Lovely old house that's in good condition and spotlessly clean. Very welcoming and helpful manager.
      100%
      Robyn March 2017
    • Excellent YHA for those wishing to relax, hike, mountain bike or other nature activities. Wish we could stay longer. Only problem was having to leave!
      100%
      Carrol B March 2017
    • Very friendly manager. Nice stay. Had a great time.
      100%
      Dr MANOJ K March 2017
    • Really nice hostel, friendly staff.
      97%
      Mel P June 2016
    • Alison was awesome.
      100%
      James O April 2016

    Find us...

    Address: 115 Railway Avenue
    Bundanoon, NSW 2578
    Email: bundanoon@yha.com.au
    Phone: (+612) 4883 6010
    Hostel Manager: Alison Shaw & Glenn Robinson
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year
    Reception

    8:00am-10:00am; 5:00pm-8:30pm

    If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

    Check in from 5:00pm-8:30pm daily
    Check out until 10:00am daily

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    Things to do in Bundanoon

    Bundanoon is in the Southern Highlands, less than two hours from Sydney and is the gateway to Morton National Park. From the YHA, check out the Glow Worm Glen, Fairy Bower Waterfall, rainforest and historic coal mine. Cycle around town or visit the forest monks at Sunnataram Buddhist Monastery. Explore Bungonia Caves or join in the local nightlife at Bundanoon Hotel.

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    FREE things to do in Bundanoon

    1. Night time walk to the Glow Worm Glenn. See the insects that glow in the dark, and maybe trip over a wombat!

    2. Bushwalk from the hostel directly into the Morton National Park. Tracks graded from easy to hard, 1-5 hours in lengths.
       
    3. Take your mountain bike to Wingello State Forest and ride the purpose built internationally famous "Highlands Fling' mountain bike tracks. For all skill and age levels.
    4. Visit over 16 cellar door wineries in the Southern Highlands cool climate growing region.
    5. Visit Fitzroy Falls National Park and NSW's longest waterfall.
    6. Visit the world famous Don Bradman Museum - home of Australian cricket.
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