Darwin YHA - Melaleuca on Mitchell

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    Darwin YHA - 52 Mitchell St
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    Darwin YHA Exterior
  • Private Room - Darwin YHA
    Private Room - Darwin YHA
  • Multi-Share Rooms - Darwin YHA
    Multi-Share Rooms - Darwin YHA
  • Florence Falls - Darwin YHA
    Florence Falls - Darwin YHA
  • Darwin YHA Pool
    Darwin YHA Pool
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    Drinks and friends - Darwin YHA

Darwin YHA - Melaleuca on Mitchell

Located in the heart of the Northern Territory’s tropical capital, Darwin YHA – Melaleuca on Mitchell, has all the facilities to keep you cool in the heat. Grab a drink at the bar, laze by one of two pools or chill out under the waterfall spa. 


Shared Dorms

All shared rooms include:

  • Linen 
  • Heating, air conditioning, fans, & lockers
  • Access to BBQ area & swimming pool


  • Premium Wi-Fi

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Linen & towel
  • heating, air conditioner, fans, & lockers
  • Access to BBQ area & swimming pool

Option up:

  • Ensuites, TV, & fridge
  • Premium Wi-Fi
  • Tea & coffee
  • Daily room service


  • Sleeps 418 guests
  • Multi-share dorms
  • Double/Twin rooms
  • Ensuite rooms
  • Group bookings


  • Rooftop Bar
  • Waterfall Spa
  • Leisure Deck
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Barbeque
  • Swimming Pool
  • Air-conditioning
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Book Exchange


  • 4WD tours
  • Beach
  • Bushwalking/Hiking
  • City
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • National Park
  • Shopping
  • Swimming


per person

Top end Kakadu 4WD tour - 5 days

Explore Kakadu National Park at its best and discover all the spectacular sights of the Top End, on this amazing outback adventure. Package includes 2 FREE nights at Darwin YHA.
per person

Kakadu and Litchfield National Park Tour - 3 Days

See the best bits on this short tour to Kakadu and Litchfield National Park. Visit Ubirr, Twin Falls, Jim Jim Falls, Wangi Falls, Florence Falls and Buley Rockhole
per person

Swim with the Crocodiles

Crocodiles..........In the City!!! Experience the ‘Cage of Death’ a unique, up close and personal view of Australia’s iconic Salt Water Crocodile
per person

Darwin To Alice Springs Tour 10 Days

2 nights FREE at YHA 3 amazing tours taking in the spectacle of The Top End, including Kakadu and all the way down to Uluru

More about Darwin YHA - Melaleuca on Mitchell

The rooms are spacious and have essential air-conditioning and fans to stop you from ‘going troppo’! Choose from multi-share (dormitory) or private rooms (private rooms are located in an annexe - the Value Inn).

Play volley-ball in the pool, throw a few darts, or kick back and watch sports and music videos on the 4-metre wide TV screen. The deck has a huge self-catering kitchen and the reception and tour desk are open 24 hours.  

You’ll be in the hub of the city’s entertainment precinct, within easy walking distance of Darwin’s must-do activities, including Crocosaurus Cove and the legendary Mindl Beach Sunset Markets.

The hostel's tour desk can book you on the best backpacker tours of the NT, including Litchfield and Kakadu National Parks; Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge; Arnhem Land Aboriginal Reserve, and the Tiwi Islands.


73% customer rating, based on 554 reviews
  • Central to everything!
    Jacki V 20/06/2018
  • Great location! Would go again.
    Amiel Ben N 20/06/2018
  • Good value for money in central location
    Allan C 25/05/2018
  • Helpful staff and cool atmosphere
    Dave O 13/05/2018
  • Nice place, good staff and very helpful. Would definitely recommend and would stay again when I am in Darwin
    Bill G 6/05/2018
  • The staff was fantastic, friendly, and helpfull.
    John C 2/05/2018
  • The staff will go to any lenghts to solve any issues you have. Just fantastic staff.
    John C 30/04/2018
  • Very fun and social. Reception staff so friendly and helpful with giving out information.
    Cathal C 23/04/2018
  • I enjoyed my stay at the hostel and found it quite relaxing and had a lovely dorm. Would stay again if I am next in Darwin.
    Rebecca P 14/04/2018
  • I have stayed so often I always come back,cheers.
    Paul H 13/04/2018


Address: 52 Mitchell Street
State: NT, 0800
Email: darwin@yha.com.au
Phone: 1300 723 437
Hostel Manager: Sheena Matthews
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

24 Hour Reception

Check in from 2:00pm daily
Check out until 10:00am daily