YHA Australia has great hostels all around the country. From Sydney to Perth, Darwin to Hobart, and everywhere in between - there's a YHA hostel for you!
No two hostels are the same - you could be sleeping in a train carriage, an old movie theatre, a former prison cell, a tropical bungalow or a purpose-built eco-hostel.
Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Explore Australia with our point-to-point tour packages, or check out
the local scene with great deals on day trips and activities.
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Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Explore Australia with our point-to-point tour packages, or check out the local scene with great deals on day trips and activities.
If you have a group of 10 or more and are looking for affordable, quality group accommodation, lots of city and
rural YHA hostels have excellent facilities for you. Some hostels can even provide meals for your group as well!
YHA Australia is part of the world's largest backpacker accommodation network, Hostelling International (HI),
providing more than 4,000 hostels in over 60 countries.
Myella Farm Stay operates a transfer bus from/to Rockhampton (included in packages or purchased separately). The bus departs Rockhampton by arrangement from Tuesday to Friday at 6:30am. Transfers must be booked in advance.
Or for an easy option check out the 2 day/1 night package including return transfers from Rockhampton YHA, meals and farm activities.
Travellers can catch the bus, train or plane to Rockhampton. A bus to Myella Farm Stay departs by arrangement from Tuesday to Friday at 6.30am, picking up from Rockhampton train station, bus depot and Rockhampton YHA. Transfers must be booked in advance.*** Please read Getting There info thoroughly. Transfers included in packages only, pick up available Tuesday to Friday. ***
It looks like you want to travel to somewhere we don’t have a YHA hostel. We’ve partnered with properties around Australia to ensure we don’t stand in your way of exploring. This property is a not member of the YHA network however you can still book your accommodation here. Standards may vary and YHA member discounts do not apply.
At Baralaba, Myella backpackers hostel you can experience the true outback way of life on this genuine cattle farm, just 125kms from Rockhampton. Ride horses and motorbikes to round-up the cattle, milk the cows and feed the hens, gather around the camp fire under the stars all at the one hostel. This friendly, family-run hostel offers all backpackers an experience of a lifetime.
All bed rates include basic farm activities such as cow milking and egg collecting, animal feeding, 4WD farm tour (45 minutes), lasso or whip cracking lesson (45 minutes). Please note that there are shared bathroom facilities and meals are not included.
Or why not book a 2 Day / 1 Night Outback Farm Experience including transfers from Rockhampton, meals and farm activities.
8:30am to 4:30pm
If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.
At Myella life is all about the farm. Standard overnight rates include accommodation only. Transfers, activities and meals can be purchased separately.
A 2 day/1 night package is available, including return transfers from Rockhampton, meals and farm activities such as horse riding, motorbike riding and lessons, feeding the animals and general tasks that will get you dirty. Watch out for the annual rodeo and cow-chasing competition in June.
At this backpackers hostel you can listen to the sounds of the outback as you relax and unwind near the campfire in the outdoor dining area and enjoy a great home cooked meal (included in packages or optional extra on standard overnight rates).