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Darwin YHA

Darwin , NT

Located in the heart of the Northern Territory's tropical capital, Darwin YHA Backpackers Hostel offers all the e...

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  • Getting here by train

    25km to Darwin station. The Ghan train from/to Alice Springs and Adelaide operates daily.

    Getting here by bus

    1.5 km to terminal/stop from hostel. Regular Greyhound services.

    Nearest airport

    15km to Darwin Airport. Airport shuttle bus to hostel.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Mindil Beach
    • Darwin Botanic Gardens
    • Berry Springs Nature Park
    • Lake Alexander
    • Crocodylus Park
    • Defence of Darwin Experience

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Deckchair Cinema
    • Museum & Art Gallery of Nothern Territory
    • Leanyer Recreation Park
    • Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex
    • Mindil Beach Markets
    • Crocodile Boat Tours
    • 4WD Tours
    • Waterfalls
    • Crocosaurus Cove
    • Helicopter Tours
    • Darwin Entertainment Centre
    • Fishing
    • Shopping
    Find us...
    Address 97 Mitchell Street
    Darwin , 0800
    Phone (+618) 8981 5385
    Hostel Manager David Boyce
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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  • Darwin YHA

    Located in the heart of the Northern Territory's tropical capital, Darwin YHA is the friendly, quieter option on popular Mitchell Street in the city's entertainment precinct. Experience our new ensuite bedrooms all with air-conditioning, plus our outdoor pool and BBQ area and free Hot Spot. The hostel's tour desk can help you find the best backpacker tours and travel options around Darwin including Tiwi Islands, Nitmiluk, Kakadu National Park and the Arnhem Land Aboriginal Reserve.

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    • Excellent value for money accommodation during a Darwin High Season. When other hotels/motels jack up their prices significantly in June the YHA continue to offer value for money accommodation. Friendly, helpful staff!
      Scott N June 2015
    • Great place, great location, clean and good cooking facilities
      matthew a May 2015
    • Clean, quiet at night, friendly staff
      Joanne C May 2015
    • I found the room to be clean and comfortable. I would recommend this hostel to others.
      Alexandra M May 2015
    • Clean, Friendly and comfortable. Really enjoyed my stay!
      Peter C July 2015
    • Very happy with the 4 bed room, clean, comfortable. All rooms have a mini fridge which is excellent. Bring bathers, they have a pool.
      elizabeth s April 2015
    • It was great to have the lovely cool haven of my room to return to after pottering round the city. Everyone was friendly and the staff were very helpful. The location is very convenient.
      Yvonne H April 2015
    • wonderfuld hostel, friendly staff and a great locatin. had an awesome time thanks guys!
      Nikos L April 2015
    • This is the best hostel in darwin. I am a backpackers motel manager in remote nt and yha has been my first choice every time over the past 8 years.
      lynne m March 2015
    408 customers have rated this hostel


    • Sleeps 168 guests
    • Double / twin rooms
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Families


    • Airconditioning
    • Barbeque
    • Free Hot Spot & Wifi Plus
    • Parking
    • Swimming Pool
    • Television
    • Tour Desk
    • Video


    • 4WD tours
    • Beach
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • City
    • Cycling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • National Park
    • Shopping
    • Swimming
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    Address 97 Mitchell Street
    Darwin , 0800
    Phone (+618) 8981 5385
    Hostel Manager David Boyce
    Payment MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    6:00am to 10:00pm

    If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

    Check in from 2:00pm daily; late arrivals welcome - please contact hostel
    Check out until 10:00am daily
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