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1770 YHA

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1770 YHA

Due to the shared nature of the facilities at YHA properties, YHA requires all guests to provide proof of full vaccination and wear masks in common areas. A safe stay is our top priority so we have enhanced hygiene measures in place, along with social distancing practices. More information can be found here. If you are required to self-isolate or quarantine, please be advised you cannot be accommodated at a YHA property until after this has been completed.  

Welcome to 1770 (Seventeen Seventy) YHA, Agnes Water located at the southern end of Australia's Great Barrier Reef where there is so much to do in this area for backpackers! Why not relax in our groovy hostel which offers a range of activities in a beautiful area? Located only 200 meters from the beach, this hostel has air conditioned rooms and a variety of room types to suit everyone.

Private Rooms

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All private rooms include:

  • Private bathroom & linen
  • Wi-Fi & air conditioning 
  • Access to swimming pool, BBQ, & games room
  • Use of courtesey bus
  • Free breakfast
  • Towels provided

Option up:

  • Premium Wi-Fi
  • Parking

Co-living Rooms

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All co-living rooms include:

  • Private bathroom, & linen
  • Wi-Fi, & air conditioning 
  • Access to swimming pool, BBQ, & games room
  • Use of courtesey bus
  • Free breakfast

Option up:

  • Premium Wi-Fi
  • Parking


  • Air conditioning
  • Barbeque
  • Courtesy Bus
  • Disabled Access
  • Games Room
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Reading Room
  • Surf Board
  • Swimming Pool
  • Television
  • Tour Desk
  • Wi-Fi


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More about 1770 YHA

Our hostel has a fully equipped outdoor kitchen, relaxed seating areas for socialising and meeting new people. We also have a pool table, games room, swimming pool, free Wi-Fi and free breakfast.


95% customer rating, based on 645 reviews
  • This YHA is a hidden gem. It is situated in an idyllic coastal area. The hostel itself offered everything ... wonderful, friendly staff, spotlessly clean, super relaxing areas particularly the open kitchen and large patio area. Couldn’t rate highly enough.
    Julienne L 23/04/2021
  • The staff are really friendly n helpful, the facilities are also well-equipped with great of best choice for the trip of 1770!! Would highly recommended to my friends n peers as well
  • It has the perfect location with a beautiful walk to the beach
    Tim O 1/11/2020
  • Best hostel I've been to in Australia so far! Great vibe, great people! Awesome place!! 🤙🤙
    Alexander V 16/10/2020
  • I loved this Yha, great vibes, home away from home feeling, super friendly people, it has a loved up feel about it
    Karina U 26/08/2020
  • Greg was incredible, I would highly recommend this hostel to anyone looking for a scenic getaway in a friendly and fun environment.
    Lewis M 16/08/2020
  • Staff great
    Mateus P 13/08/2020
  • Love it here, can't wait to come back
    Michael S 19/07/2020
  • 2nd time back here! Amazing place and amazing people! So relaxed and friendly.
    Nicola C 6/07/2020
  • Really cozy and friendly. Felt like being invited into someones home
    Edward N 24/03/2020

Our location...

Address: 52 Captain Cook Drive
Agnes Water,
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State: QLD, 4677
Phone: 07 4974 7200
Hostel Manager: Greg Jones
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

8am to 12pm Closed 12 - 2pm 2pm - 8pm If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

Check in 2 - 8pm
Check out until 10:00am daily
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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present, emerging and the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island community.