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Mission Beach Retreat 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 49 Porters Promenade
    Mission Beach, QLD 4852
    Phone (+617) 4088 6229
    Hostel Manager Luke Thomas
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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  • $22.50
    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.

    Mission Beach YHA will move locations on August 22nd 2016, the new location will be: 76 Holland Street, Wongaling Beach, Qld 4852

    • The best YHA in Australia!
      Julia S August 2016
    • Friendly welcome with relevant and useful information. Very good bedroom, nice and cool on a very hot day. Very good shower room/toilet right next to the bedroom. Hostel very well located for the beach and swimming area.
      Patricia d August 2016
    • It is set in a magical location and we are very fortunate to have a YHA at Mission Beach.
      Victoria M June 2015
    92 customers have reated 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, QLD 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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