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. 

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.

Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

  • Linen, table, & chairs
  • Wi-Fi & individual lockers
  • Use of courtesy bus

Option up:

  • Premium Wi-Fi
  • Parking
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Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Linen & Wi-Fi
  • Use of courtesy bus

Option up:

  • Premium Wi-Fi
  • Parking
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  • Courtesy Bus
  • Free Hot Spot & Wifi Plus
  • Parking
  • Television
  • Tour Desk


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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

Greyhound Whimit Bus Pass

The most affordable and flexible Australian travel pass. Travel on the Greyhound network anywhere around Australia for as long as your time allows. Save 5% when you book with YHA!

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.


85% customer rating, based on 1930 reviews
  • A Bacpackers Paradise . . .
    Christos H 30/04/2018
  • Staff were friendly. Hostel had a nice chill vibe
    Sara H 15/04/2018
  • 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


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