Rockhampton YHA

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  • Getting here by train

    The hostel is located 4km to the Queensland Rail train station.

    Getting here by bus

    The hostel is located 2.5km to Greyhound coach terminal.

    Courtesy bus service from 6:15am to 7:45pm.

    Nearest airport

    The hostel is located 6km to the airport.


    Late arrivals welcome with prior arrangement.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Rockhampton Botanic Gardens and Zoo
    • Capricorn Caves
    • Great Barrier Reef
    • Mount Etna Caves National Park
    • Great Keppel Bay Islands National Park
    • Glenmore Homestead
    • Mount Morgan Goldmine
    • Rockhampton Heritage Village
    • Kershaw Gardens

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Rodeos & Cattle Sales
    • Crocodile Farms
    • Ghost Tours
    • Kenrose PArk
    • Skydiving
    • Whale/Dolphin Watching
    • Scuba Diving Tours
    • Fishing Charters
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • 4WD Tours
    • Cycle Paths
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Horse Riding Tours

    Find us...

    Address: 60 MacFarlane Street
    Rockhampton, QLD 4701
    Phone: (+617) 4927 5288 or 1800 617 194 (within Australia)
    Hostel Manager: Auzen Mercader
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

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  • Rockhampton YHA

    Rockhampton YHA backpacker hostel is located a short walk from the Fitzroy River and the CBD. The hostel has multi-share and double/twin rooms, some with ensuites, which are suitable for all backpackers. Facilities include kitchen, laundry, dining and TV room internet and tour booking service which is available at the hostel reception. A free WiFi hotspot is also available in the reception area.


    • Sleeps 62 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double/Twin rooms
    • Ensuite rooms


    • Air conditioning
    • Barbeque
    • Courtesy Bus
    • Internet/E-mail
    • Parking
    • Television
    • Tour Desk


    • Beach
    • Caving
    • Fishing
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Horse riding
    • Shopping
    • Skydiving


    85% customer rating, based on 409 Reviews
    • Great value for money! Clean, nice shared showers.
      Caitlin K July 2017
    • A pleasant cabin with a double bed, its own bathroom, fridge and coffee making facilities. The comunal kitchen was excellent and lots of places to sit and eat or relax. In a quiet part of Rockhampton.
      Sue C February 2017
    • The hostel is good but very hot in summer. It was clean and the staff friendly. Lots of water pressure in the shower. Bed was comfy.
      Sam G February 2017
    • The staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly centrally located had a great time here!!!
      Paul H February 2017

    Find us...

    Address: 60 MacFarlane Street
    Rockhampton, QLD 4701
    Phone: (+617) 4927 5288 or 1800 617 194 (within Australia)
    Hostel Manager: Auzen Mercader
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    7:00am to 8:30pm

    Please phone the hostel for late arrival information. 

    Check in from 1:00pm daily
    Check out until 10:00am daily

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    Things to do in Rockhampton
    Rockhampton is the gateway to nearby Great Keppel Island and the perfect base for backpackers to experience the Australia outback. Ask about farm stays, Great Keppel packages, cave tours or visits to the gem fields and crocodile farm. Visit a local cattle sale or rodeo.
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    FREE things to do in Rockhampton

    1. Visit the Botanical Gardens and Zoo.
    2. Head to the rodeo at the Great Western Hotel on Wednesday and Friday nights.  Free courtesy bus drop off from Rockhampton YHA.
    3. Take a walking tour along the river and historic Quay Street.
    4. Visit the Tropic of Capricorn Spire at the Visitor Information Centre on Gladstone Road.