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    Perfect hostel! Clean, in the middle of nature and only nice guests. Bring your food and enjoy a wondefull stay. Go for a hike a swim, or a sailingrace if you're lucky. Michael and Sarah you're amazing, next time I stay longer!
    Erik L February 2016
    My pittwater's experience was amazing. The location is perfect in the middle of the nature with an awesome view of the bay. I felt this place really peacefull. Because of the location you wil definitely enjoy the wildlife around. I enjoyed hiking in the National park, kayaking and swimming. Sarah an Michael are fantastics! We've got a chance of sailing with Michael that was great. I was sad to leave this place. One of the best places I stayed in Australia. Thanks for this experience.
    Camille b January 2016
    Michael and Sarah made us welcome on our first ever visit to the bush... Thanks!
    Larry M January 2016
    I can really recommend this hostel. Michael and Sarah are amazing. Sarah told us very enthusiastic about the hikes we could do in the environment of Pittwater. The environment only is really worth the trip to the hostel. But also the hostel is worth traveling to it. Michael took me, and some other guests, on an awesome sailing race in the bay. It was awesome to be part of the winning team: all of us were even asked to take control of the boat on a certain moment. The 'social time' after the race, completed with home-brew and really nice crisps, made the experience unforgettable.
    Marten N January 2016
    If you love nature and want to stay in a place that is nestled into the woods, this is the place for you. My son and I truly loved our experience at Pittwater. We were greeted by a delighted woman named Sarah, the hostel manager, and got to know many of the guests because of the size of the facility. Here you can hike, kayak and just enjoy have wallabies come out in the early morning as you eat your breakfast.
    Deb H January 2016
    Smaller hostel, very friendly, good facilities, down to earth but comfortable. Emphasis on walking and Kayaking. Accessed by ferry and short walk.
    Ian P December 2015
    Our fifteen-year-old son is an avid mountain biker, so we decided to each bring along our mountain bikes. We used traveller size backpacks as lugguge to better negotiate getting the bikes on the ferry and up the trail to hostel. The surrounding fire roads and trails offered suitable terrain for each of us--my twelve-year-old daughter and I having the least mountain bike experience. We will definitely return! Deniese B of Sydney
    Deniese B December 2015
    Beautiful setting, peaceful place to stay, and a wonderful place to wake up in the morning. Accommodation basic in the best of ways, clean, comfortable bed, great kitchen. Sarah made up our beds as we were arriving late after a party. How kind and considerate, and typical of her and Michael's way of running the place.
    Eva H December 2015
    I felt immensely pressured to leave the premises. I had intended to kyack on the morning but was informed I would need to store my pack outside the hostel and not return to the hostel for a shower afterwards. It was good but as there is nowhere else to go I left the park. I have found other hostels allow you to store your pack and don't mind if you return to eat lunch before you move on which is something I appreciate about staying at YHA's.
    M M December 2015
    It was just an amazing stay, with lovely people and a wonderful caring host. I enjoyed the wildlife, kayaking, hiking and some relaxing time in the hammock :) and of the top of that I got a room just by myself, because we were so few guests :)
    Silvana D December 2015
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