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.
Catch bus L90 or L88 from Railway Square or Wynyard Station. YHA is 50 metres from the bus stop.
30 km from Sydney Airport. Direct shuttle bus service from Sydney Airport to Collaroy (independent paid service, must be pre-booked).
Ferry from Circular Quay to Manly then catch bus 151/155/156 to Collaroy Beach.
Sydney's northern beaches are arguably some of the best
beaches in Australia. Thankfully, Collaroy YHA Hostel is just a stone’s throw
(100 metres) from Collaroy beach and an easy commute to Dee Why, Manly & Palm
Beach (Used in the filming of Australian TV series ‘Home & Away’).
Collaroy YHA is more than just backpacker accommodation,
featuring modern facilities, swimming pool, BBQ area, common areas including Big Screen Movie Room with projector and Xbox, ping pong table, free Wi-Fi, TV/video room and lounge
with log fireplace. 24-hour security access and nearby cafe serving breakfast
and lunch. Lots of work for backpackers in local area – the hostel provides information
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.
Collaroy YHA is only metres from the beach and offers free use of surfboards, body boards, and snorkels.
Learn to Surf - Book one of our surf packages or discounted surf lessons whilst staying at the Sydney Collaroy YHA, located close to 21 of the best surfing beaches in Sydney including Manly!
Other activities include kayaking, futsal, sailing, and bushwalking in the local national and marine parks.