Surfers Paradise YHA, Main Beach

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Surfers Paradise YHA, Main Beach

Surfers Paradise YHA Hostel is a great base for backpackers to explore the Gold Coast. 

The free YHA shuttle will be cancelled from 3 - 15 April due to changed traffic conditions for the Commonwealth Games. Public transport will be the best alternative option.

Family Rooms: To book a family room rate there must be at least one child under 18 and 1-2 adults; otherwise this special room rate will be adjusted to the usual adult prices with the difference payable on arrival.

Twin/Double Rooms: Pricing listed is for 2 people, if 3 people will be staying an extra $10 will need to be paid upon check-in.


  • Sleeps 100 guests
  • Multi-share dorms
  • Double/Twin rooms
  • One Family Room (ensuited)
  • Group bookings


  • Courtesy Bus
  • Free Hot Spot & Wifi Plus
  • Parking
  • Television
  • Tour Desk


  • Beach
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • City
  • Fishing
  • National Park
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Skydiving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


per person

Learn to surf in Surfers Paradise

This fun, safe, and easy 2 hour surf lesson is the perfect way to experience the thrill of surfing. With qualified coaches and small group numbers, we guarantee that you will stand up on your first lesson.
per person

Gold Coast Waterfalls and Springbook half day tour

Short on time? Fancy a sleep in? This afternoon tour through the spectacular Gold Coast Hinterland is just for you! *SAVE $9*
per person

Gold Coast Rainforest and Mount Tamborine day tour

Venture places only a four wheel drive can take you on this guided day tour through the Gold Coast's Lamington National Park and Mount Tamborine.
per person

8 Day East Coast Express Package

Want to see the best of Australia's East Coast but short on time? This is the perfect trip for you! Includes Fraser Island, The Whitsundays, 7 nights accommodation and 9 meals. Can also be booked Cairns to Brisbane.

More about Surfers Paradise YHA, Main Beach

A stone's throw to Main Beach and overlooking the marina, you can learn to surf, shop till you drop, enjoy drinks at the downstairs pub or party 'til sunrise in town. Surfers Paradise YHA is your ticket to all the thrills on the Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise is a haven for budget conscious travellers.


79% customer rating, based on 1868 reviews
  • It was a wonderful experience! I had the best time!
    Kate M 2/03/2018
  • Great hostel, wonderful staff! Loved this hostel and will definitely recommend!
    Sarah I 23/02/2018
  • It was an awesome experience. The staff is really warm and friendly.
    Amit Kumar T 3/12/2017
  • Great area next to the marina mirage amd main beach. Always stay here when I'm at the Goldie!
    Kimberly D 1/12/2017
  • Hostel was amazing and the atmosphere Was also good... The hostel had good activities at some great prices.. 😀
    Tripth S 26/11/2017
  • The people staying at he hostel were fantastic and I felt very welcome from the beginning!!!
    Matthew C 15/11/2017
  • wonderful place , nice staff , near by beach and bus station
    Chihhao F 5/10/2017
  • I really enjoyed my stay at YHA and would definitely come back, it was casual, friendly and understanding :) Thank you so much!!
    Keely O 24/09/2017
  • Nice hostel with good facilities, large and clean rooms, beautiful view over the marina.
    Anthony G 3/09/2017
  • Beautiful location and amazing staff :)
    Jessica J 31/07/2017


Address: Mariners Cove, 70 Seaworld Drive
Main Beach,
State: QLD, 4217
Phone: (+617) 5571 1776 or 07 5571 1776
Hostel Manager: Nathan McGregor
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

8:00am to 9:00pm If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

Check in 1pm - 9pm
Check out until 10:00am daily