Mission Beach YHA

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  • Getting here by train

    The Mission Beach YHA hostel is located 30 km from the Tully train station.

    Getting here by bus

    Greyhound buses service Mission Beach. If you book with us we'll even meet you at the bus stop.


    It takes approximately 1½ hours to reach Mission Beach from Cairns, and 2½ hours from Townsville by car.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Great Barrier Reef
    • Tully River
    • Paronella Park
    • Clump Mountain National Park
    • Family Islands National Park
    • Cathedral Fig Tree
    • Bicton Hill Circuit Track
    • Big Cassowary
    • Licuala State Forest
    • The 'Lady Bowen' Dive Site
    • Beaver Reef Dive Site

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Bird Watching
    • Sailing
    • Skydiving
    • Horseriding on the Beach
    • Scuba Diving
    • Whitewater Rafting 
    • Fishing
    • 4WD Tours
    • Snorkelling
    • Swimming
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Restaurants and Pubs

    Find us...

    Address: 76 Holland Street
    Wongaling Beach, QLD 4852
    Email: missionbeach@yha.com.au
    Phone: (+617) 4068 8676
    Hostel Manager: Luke Thomas
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

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  • Mission Beach YHA

    Does adventure ring your bell? Or are you looking for a lovely place to relax and chill? Ever dreamed of a beach bonfire under the stars? Are you into nature and fancy free rainforest walks? 

    Join Mission Beach YHA at this family owned resort style backpackers hostel. Only 50 meters to the spectacular Mission Beach, next to bars and local restaurants. Fabulous facilities, amazing pool area, BBQ, bike hire, free Wi-Fi throughout the hostel. 

    It also offers courtesy bus to the bus stop and shops. 




    • Sleeps 87 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double/Twin rooms
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Family rooms
    • Group bookings


    • Air-conditioning
    • Courtesy Bus
    • Barbeque
    • Bicycles
    • Parking
    • Tour Desk
    • Video / DvDs
    • Swimming Pool
    • Television
    • Food Store
    • Disabled Access
    • Internet
    • Games Room


    • Rafting
    • Skydiving
    • Rainforest Walks
    • Snorkeling
    • Croc Spotting
    • Fishing
    • Bike Tracks
    • Beach
    • Bird Watching


    91% customer rating, based on 26 Reviews
    • Great stay in Mission Beach.
      Fabian K January 2017
    • Great service! Friendly and helpful staff.
      Logan R August 2017
    • I stayed at Scottys hostel for a long duration. The staff were always friendly and approachable. The hostel was very clean and tidy throughout my stay with great facilities including an amazing pool. I'll definitely be returning!
      Cory V December 2016
    • Awesome spot, the most relaxed Yha. Great staff and facilities
      Lee Kyle T August 2017
    • It was really nice to stay in this hostel. I loved staying and relaxing under the palmtrees next to the nice and clean swimming pool. I also used the offer to stay an extra free night, in addition to my skydive this morning :)
      Merel D November 2016

    Find us...

    Address: 76 Holland Street
    Wongaling Beach, QLD 4852
    Email: missionbeach@yha.com.au
    Phone: (+617) 4068 8676
    Hostel Manager: Luke Thomas
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    7:30 am to 11:30 am and 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm

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

    Check in from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm daily 
    Check out until 10:00am daily

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    Things to do in Wongaling Beach

    Mission Beach backpackers hostel offers activities including white water rafting on the Tully River, outer reef cruises, reef fishing, skydiving landing on the beach, and World Heritage rainforest walks.

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