Coolangatta YHA - Kirra Beach, Gold Coast

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  • Getting here by bus

    Coolangatta YHA hostel is 2.5 km to the bus terminal. Phone for courtesy pick-up for backpackers (at 8:15am, 11:15am, 2:15pm and 5:15pm). Con-X-ion Transfers service direct to YHA from Brisbane.

    Nearest airport

    The hostel is located 500m from Gold Coast Airport.

    To get to the hostel from the airport, exit through the Northern end of the terminal and follow the footpath along Terminal Drive. Walk straight through the round about, then turn left at the car wash and follow the footpath to the hostel.  

    A taxi will cost approximately $10 and there is a taxi rank located outside the airport.


    For late arrivals outside of reception hours please advise the hostel in advance. For arrivals between 9:30pm and midnight please ring the door bell at the entrance to alert the night manager.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Coolangatta Beach
    • Snapper Rocks
    • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Greenmount Beach
    • Kirra Hill
    • Kirra Sports Club
    • Day Spas
    • Saint Augustine's Catholic Church
    • Surfer's Paradise
    • Gold Coast Skydive
    • Surf Lessons
    • Scuba Diving Tours
    • Fishing Charters
    • Cycle Paths
    • Rainforest Bushwalking/Hiking

    Find us...

    Address: 230 Coolangatta Road
    Bilinga , QLD 4225
    Phone: (+617) 5536 7644
    Hostel Manager: Woza Nicholas
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

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  • Coolangatta YHA - Kirra Beach, Gold Coast

    Coolangatta YHA hostel is located just 500 meters from the Gold Coast Airport. You can check in & be on the beach within 30 minutes of landing. Our backpacker accommodation has a games room, 24 hour access, BBQ nights, bicycle/surfboard hire, internet kiosk & WiFi throughout the hostel. Across the road from the hostel is a 24 hour bus service to take you from Coolangatta to Surfers Paradise.


    • Sleeps 82 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double/Twin rooms
    • Family rooms
    • Group bookings


    • Barbeque
    • Bicycles
    • Courtesy Bus
    • Games room
    • Internet/E-mail
    • Parking
    • Surf boards
    • Swimming Pool
    • Television
    • Tour Desk


    • Beach
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Cycling
    • Fishing
    • Shopping
    • Surfing
    • Swimming


    83% customer rating, based on 1940 Reviews
    • Great location. Very reasonable rates
      Chris H August 2017

    Find us...

    Address: 230 Coolangatta Road
    Bilinga , QLD 4225
    Phone: (+617) 5536 7644
    Hostel Manager: Woza Nicholas
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    8:00am to 9:30pm

    If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

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

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    Things to do in Bilinga
    This Backpackers Hostel is located adjacent to some of the best beaches in Australia. Relax on the beach, by the pool or in one of our garden setting courtyards. Visit Currumbin Sanctuary & have your photo taken with a Koala, Snorkel with turtles, Tour World Heritage listed rainforests, Scuba dive, Cycle to Point Danger or Tandem Skydive.
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    FREE things to do in Bilinga

    1. Walk the pathway that runs alongside the beach and take in the spectacular views.
    2. Surf some of the world's most famous breaks at Snapper Rocks or Kirra Beach.
    3. Swim at one of the most beautiful beaches in Australia.
    4. Free trivia night at The Southern Cross Tavern every Wednesday night.
    5. Free live music at the Cooly Hotel every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night.
    6. Free karaoke night at The Southern Cross Tavern every Thursday night.