Sydney Central YHA

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Sydney Central YHA hostel is a short walk to Darling Harbour, Chinatown, Star Casino, Sydney Fish Markets, shops, backpacker pubs, cafes, clubs, and cinemas.

The budget backpacker accommodation is close to all the major attractions like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Rocks area and Sydney Tower.

You can catch the light rail (tram) to Sydney's Star City Casino, Darling Harbour, and Fish Markets from opposite the hostel. It's a short walk from the hostel to the cinemas and a number of Sydney's main theatres. Cafes with cheap and cheerful eats nearby in Chinatown and Surry Hills.

At the hostel

FREE - Two feet and a heartbeat

Slap on your thongs and join us for a walk. City on Monday and Wednesday, Newtown on Tuesday, Bondi on Thursday and the Harbour Bridge on Friday!

Ask at reception
The City, Newtown, Bondi & The Harbour Bridge!

The Roof Is On Fire For Just A Few $'s

Head to Level 8 for poolside drinks and rooftop feeds at 6:30pm! Monday it's $2 BBQ dinners, Thursday it's $4 burgers and Friday it's $1 sausage sizzles.

6:30 pm Monday, Thursday & Friday
The rooftop!

FREE Wine + Cheese. Yes.

We don't see nothin' wrong with a little wine and snacks. Especially if its free, and overlooking the most beautiful city in the world. 

6:00 pm Wednesday
The rooftop!

Feed me for $5

Turn up in your PJs, devour the best bacon and egg roll of your life + OJ, then decide to either explore the city - or go back to bed. Sorted. 

7:00 am - 9:00 am Sunday

Tours & activities related to this hostel

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2 Day Learn to Surf Weekend

Sun, Surf and Party! Feel the adrenalin of catching your first wave and knowing that you've really arrived in Australia, travelling to a beautiful location south of Sydney with no crowds. Save $50.
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Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

Climb one of the world's most famous bridges - the Sydney Harbour Bridge! Experience STUNNING 360 degree views of this Harbour City as you complete your BridgeClimb.
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27 Night East Coast Adventure Package

Travel Australia's East Coast and save with this great value package. Experience Fraser Island, The Whitsundays, Magnetic Island, and the Great Barrier Reef. Includes all accommodation.
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Bondi Beach Surf Lesson

Learn to surf on Australia's most famous beach, Bondi! You'll be taught in a small group of 5 students or less, so you get plenty of hands-on help from friendly and professional instructors.
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Open Top Sightseeing Bus

Experience the excitement of Sydney from the world famous harbour to the iconic Bondi Beach with this hop on hop off tourist bus with 33 stops!
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Sydney Attractions Pass

SAVE with this value combo ticket. Giving you entry to ALL of the top 4 Sydney attractions.
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Taronga Zoo + Hop on Hop off Harbour Cruise

This great value product includes a Sydney Harbour 24HR Hop On Hop Off Ferry Pass AND entry to Taronga Zoo. SAVE more than $30!

FREE things to do in Sydney

  1. Wander around the beautiful grounds at Sydney University and explore the artifacts in the Nicholson Museum
  2. Watch fireworks in Darling Harbour every weekend.
  3. Check out one of the many Galleries nearby such as the White Rabbit or Brett Whitley Galleries
  4. Window shop the quirky vintage stores on Crown Street
  5. Venture to Glebe markets for some special finds and tasty snacks every Saturday

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Sydney Seafood School
25% off
YHA members receive 25% off on a fun, hands-on cooking class at Sydney Seafood School.
  • 02 9004 1111
The Comedy Store
20% off tickets
The Comedy Store is Australia's premier comedy venue. We are offering 20% off to all YHA members for each Friday and Saturday Comedy Store Showcase performance.
  • 9550 3666
The Sydney Tower Eye
Adults at kids prices
Adults at Kids Prices! See YHA Travel Desk for Best Deals - general admissions only. The Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck & SKYWALK offers the ultimate view of Sydney and beyond, where visitors where can enjoy a horizon-to-horizon panorama.
  • (1800) 258 693
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