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Mission Beach Retreat YHA

  • 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 49 Porters Promenade
    Mission Beach , 4852
    Phone (+617) 4088 6229
    Hostel Manager Luke Thomas
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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    Mission Beach Retreat YHA

    Mission Beach Retreat YHA is the only backpackers hostel in Mission Beach Village, by the beach. In the middle of World Heritage rainforest with the Great Barrier Reef on our doorstep. The backpackers offers multi-share dorms, double & twin rooms, all air conditioned & recently renovated, with complimentary tea & coffee.  There is also WiFi available at the hostel. Our hostel has a well equipped open-air kitchen, comfy living room, 2 x TV rooms with cable and fox sports. Enjoy our jungle swimming pool with waterfall & BBQ area.

    • It is set in a magical location and we are very fortunate to have a YHA at Mission Beach.
      Victoria M June 2015
    • Had an awesome time at the hostel in mission beach, staff were lovely and really helpful (with planning trips or finding things to do)...they also organised a bbq while I was there so really sociable. Hostel was clean and facilities were in good condition. Would strongly recommend this if you're coming to mission beach!
      Elise M May 2015
    • Cleanest hostel and everyone very friendly!
      Saskia S November 2015
    • A lovely place to stay where you almost feel at home :) And the staff is very friendly!
      maeva m November 2015
    • Awsome location with outstanding friendly staff.
      Hannes E July 2014
    • Beautiful spot. Lovely owners, awesome well-kitted out kitchen.
      Stephanie B November 2015
    • One of our top three yha hostels in Australia! Well worth a visit! Staff friendly and helpful. Hostel cosy and clean.
      Katie T April 2014
    65 customers have rated this hostel


    • Sleeps 30 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double / twin rooms


    • Airconditioning
    • Bicycles
    • Cafe/Restaurant
    • Internet/Email
    • Parking
    • Reading room
    • Swimming Pool
    • Television
    • Tour Desk


    • Beach
    • Bird Watching
    •  Bushwalking/Hiking
    •  Fishing
    •  National Park
    •  Sailing
    •  Skydiving
    • Snorkelling
    •  Whitewater Rafting
    • Wildlife
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    Find us...
    Address 49 Porters Promenade
    Mission Beach , 4852
    Phone (+617) 4088 6229
    Hostel Manager Luke Thomas
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    7:30am to 11:30am and 3:00pm to 7:00pm

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

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