Sydney, Pittwater YHA

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Sydney, Pittwater YHA

This hostel is perfect for those wishing to get out of Sydney without actually leaving Sydney. Escape for a week or just a weekend.

IMPORTANT: Bring your food supplies as there are no shops in the national park. Electronic navigation apps can be misleading - please read the Pittwater YHA Information & Map for how to get to the hostel and other important information.  

Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

  • Access to communal kitchen with wood fire stove
  • Access to boat/canoe, BBQ, and musical instruments


  • $4 sheet hire
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Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Views over Morning Bay
  • Access to communal kitchen with wood fire stove
  • Access to boat/canoe, BBQ, and musical instruments


  • $4 sheet hire
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  • Barbeque
  • Boat/Canoe
  • Wood Fire (combustion stove)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Musical Instruments to use including a Roland Piano, a guitar, and a ukulele.


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More About Sydney Pittwater YHA

Pittwater YHA hostel is nestled on the hillside of Morning Bay in Ku-ring-gai National Park. This hostel is an easy escape from the busy city life of Sydney and ideal for groups. Attractions include bushwalks to lookouts and Aboriginal engravings, you can see native birds, wallabies, possums and goannas from the hostel.

Fancy volunteering as part of our Bush Regeneration project? Spend two mornings helping, and recieve two nights' accommodation and meals in return! Have a read of the Bush Regneration Weekend Info - we'd love to have you! 



97% customer rating, based on 344 reviews
  • Pittwater YHA is truly magical! We had a great time exploring the forest, kayaking in the bays and hanging out at the hostel with other guests and the super friendly staff. Highly recommended!
    Sarah s 26/08/2017
  • Very clean and organised, great lounge and outdoor areas
    Kate G 3/08/2017
  • The best YHA I have ever stayed at! Sarah and Michael are really helpful and friendly! Great location for photography lovers. Wish I could have stayed longer!!
    Phoebe T 5/07/2017
  • Magical place, magical experience. Thank you.
    James P 26/06/2017
  • Perfect peaceful retreat, friendly and helpful warden, fun times!
    Lynn M 22/05/2017
  • Beautiful spot and nice facilities.
    Kathleen B 26/04/2017
  • Loved it. Will book a few more weekends this year
    Matthew B 27/02/2017
  • Lovely place if you are looking for a peaceful hostel in the middle of the forest with a friendly welcoming staff.
    Guillaume T 9/02/2017
  • A great place to stay!
    Edward G 20/01/2017
  • World Class lication for those who aren't looking for a shopping mall party experience. Just too good an experience to explain... Thanks so much.
    Gary K 19/01/2017


Address: Via ferry/water taxi from Church Point to Halls Wharf, then 15min walk uphill to hostel Pittwater, NSW 2105
State: NSW & ACT, 2105
Phone: (+612) 9999-5748
Hostel Manager: Sarah Polomka & Michael Doherty
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

8-10am and 5-8pm.

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