2 km to Alice Springs station. Regular 'Ghan' services available to and from Adelaide, and on to Darwin. Town shuttle bus to hostel $9 per person.
All long distance and tour coaches drop off and pick up close to the Alice Springs YHA Backpackers Hostel.
15 km to Alice Springs Airport. Airport shuttle available operated by Alice Wanderer.
Alice Springs YHA is built within the grounds of an historic outdoor movie theatre, in a great location in the centre of this atmospheric outback town. Our hostel has a big outdoor movie screen showing movies nightly under the stars. All rooms are air conditioned, and there is a free Wi-Fi hotspot (premium Wi-Fi Plus also available), BBQ area, swimming pool and tour desk offering a full range of discount backpacker tours to see the West MacDonnell Ranges, Ayers Rock and Kings Canyon.
Base yourself in this centrally located hostel and explore Australia’s famous outback.
Family Rooms: To book a 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.
7:00am to 8:30pm
If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.
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Alice Springs, an outback town full of character, is the capital of Australia's Red Centre.
Enjoy outdoor movies at night on the hostel's big screen. Try one of several restaurants, including Bojangles or the Overlander Steakhouse, with menus that offer camel, emu, crocodile and kangaroo, among more traditional dishes. Backpackers who want to check-in back home should visit Bojangles, which has a live streaming webcam! Alternatively, grab some take-away and dine under a thousand stars!
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