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  • Getting here by bus

    Private buses charge from $28 to $48 one way from Cairns to Port Douglas.

    Many of these meet the planes at the airport and buses at the Greyhound terminal.

    Port Douglas YHA would be happy to arrange your transfer for you.

    Cars can be rented from Cairns from less than $30 per day.

    Nearest airport

    The hostel is located 60 km to Cairns airport.

    The drive from Cairns to Port Douglas is one of the most beautiful in Australia and takes 1 hour.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Great Barrier Reef
    • Rainforestation Nature Park
    • Four Mile Beach
    • Local Sunday Markets
    • Mossman Gorge
    • Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
    • Wildlife Habitat
    • Australian Butter
    • Marina Mirage Port Douglas
    • Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Jungle Surfing
    • Snorkelling and Scuba Diving
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • River Cruises and crocodile spotting
    • Bird Watching
    • Sailing
    • Skydiving and Hang Gliding
    • Horseriding on the Beach
    • Whitewater Rafting 
    • Fishing
    • 4WD Tours
    • Swimming
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Restaurants and Pubs
    Find us...
    Address Corner of Port & Craven Close
    Port Douglas, QLD 4871
    Phone (+617) 4099 5422
    Hostel Manager Tom Quealy
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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  • Port Douglas YHA

    Winner of 2015 Best Rated Large YHA Backpacker's Hostel as voted by guests

    Multi award winning Port Douglas YHA (Coral Beach Lodge) is a travelers’ home. The lodge is beautifully located between the spectacular Coral Sea, local rainforest and the Port Douglas village. It is the perfect base to discover the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest or simply watch the sun rise over Four-Mile beach. All rooms are very spacious, newly renovated, have air-con and private lockers. Other offerings include a spotless communal kitchen, free Wi-Fi through-out, hammocks, lagoon style pool, games and books.

    In 2015 we were also voted Best Tourist Information in Port Douglas because we love the region and we love what we do, so come see us to book your activities.

    • Staff were great and very helpful for booking local tours and dive boats. Facilities are in good shape and nice set up/atmosphere .
      David O October 2016
    • Great place in the green with terrace and many places to relax. Very quiet und friendly. Beach around the corner. Staff recommended good trips and took time for any questions.
      Stephanie S October 2016
    • Was very welcoming would definitely go back their again. Loved it
      Jane A October 2016
    • Wonderfully clean and relaxed hostel, friendly knowledgeable staff, loved every minute of it!
      Hannah D October 2016
    • Our stay at Coral Beach Lodge was absolutely perfect! We had a very good time.
      Noemie G September 2016
    • It's my second time bunking down at a YHA. Must say I was very impressed with this one. The staff were very helpful and owner very nice and cheerful. Would definitely stay there again if I go to Port Douglas.
      Chau T September 2016
    837 customers have rated this hostel


    • Sleeps 120 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double/Twin rooms
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Group bookings


    • Airconditioning
    • Swimming Pool
    • Tour Desk
    • Food Store
    • Internet/E-mail
    • Parking
    • Television
    • Hairdryers


    • 4WD tours
    •  Beach
    •  Diving
    •  Fishing
    •  Sailing
    •  Snorkelling
    •  Swimming
    •  Whitewater Rafting
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    Find us...
    Address Corner of Port & Craven Close
    Port Douglas, QLD 4871
    Phone (+617) 4099 5422
    Hostel Manager Tom Quealy
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    7:30am to 6:30pm

    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. Guests arriving prior to check in may use the hostel facilities, including Wi-Fi.
    Check out 10:00am daily
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