Noosa Heads YHA

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  • Getting here by train

    The hostel is located 34 km to Nambour Station.

    Getting here by bus

    Our FREE shuttle leaves the Noosa Junction Transit Centre for Halse Lodge at:

    •   10.20 am
    •   1.25 pm
    •   3.50 pm
    •   5.35 pm

    At the Noosa Junction Transit Centre, go down the ramp and into the large car park behind the bus station and look out for our 'Halse Lodge Noosa YHA' shuttle bus.



    If you arrive outside of these times you may do some shopping, wait for the next shuttle, walk over to Halse Lodge (15 minutes) or catch a local bus.

    For times search "Noosa Junction Transit Centre to Noosa Heads Bus Station Platform 2" to see the Local Bus Times available -

    Halse Lodge is opposite the Noosa Heads Transit Centre.

    Nearest airport

    Sunshine Coast Airport is 28km from Noosa Heads YHA (Halse Lodge Guesthouse). Take the 622 Bus to Noosa. 

    Brisbane Airport is 140km south of Noosa Heads YHA. Catch bus or rail to Sunshine Coast

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Noosa National Park
    • Fraser Island
    • Rainbow Beach
    • Sunshine Beach
    • The Big Pineapple
    • Lake Cootharaba 
    • Lake MacDonald
    • Noosa Everglades

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Noosa Farmers Market
    • Tewantin-Noosa Golf Club
    • Day Spas
    • 4WD Tours
    • Bicycle Tours
    • Mountain Biking
    • Skydiving
    • Horse/Camel Riding on the Beach
    • Surf Lesson
    • Fishing Charters 
    • Canoeing/Kayaking 
    • Waterskiing & Jet Skiing 
    • Restaurants and Pubs

    Find us...

    Address: 2 Halse Lane
    Noosa Heads, QLD 4567
    Phone: (+617) 5447 3377 or 1800 242 567 (bookings only)
    Hostel Manager: Jessica Scurrah
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

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  • Noosa Heads YHA

    Authentic backpacker hostel in Noosa!
    This 1880s National Trust and Heritage Listed guesthouse is set in the centre of Noosa Heads, on the Sunshine Coast. Surrounded by two acres of gardens and rainforest, backpackers can relax on the hostel's shady veranda's or walk to Laguna Beach or Noosa's famous Hastings Street shops. Noosa Heads (Halse Lodge Guesthouse) YHA has a licensed restaurant with on-site bar. Free surfboard and bodyboard hire is available from reception, as well security lockers and use of the table tennis and a pool tables.


    • Sleeps 107 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double/Twin rooms


    •  Bar
    •  Cafe/Restaurant
    •  Disabled Access
    •  Games room
    •  Internet/E-mail
    •  Parking
    •  Surf boards
    •  Television
    •  Tour Desk
    •  Video


    •  Beach
    •  Canoeing/Kayaking
    •  Fishing
    •  Mountain Biking
    •  National Park
    •  Shopping
    •  Skydiving
    •  Surfing
    •  Swimming


    89% customer rating, based on 958 Reviews
    • Absolutely loved my stay in Noosa!! Everything from the amazing staff, to the awesome heritage building and great restaurant/bar - I will be back for sure! Thanks Halse Lodge team!
      Jessica J August 2017
    • Best Hostel I have ever stayed in!!
      Daniela G August 2017
    • Best Location, very friendly and helpful staff, nice bar
      Carl D August 2017
    • Lovely place close to the beach for surfing,
      rodney c August 2017
    • Excellent location friendly staff
      Ray K July 2017
    • Best sleep I ever had in a hostel! Love this place surrounded by nature!
      Kira G June 2017
    • lady on reception was amazing
      John R May 2017
    • YHA Halse Lodge is beautifully located, near the Noosa beach. It has a nice atmosphere, lovely food and friendly staff. A nice place to stay overall. I highly recommend it!
      Monica W May 2017

    Find us...

    Address: 2 Halse Lane
    Noosa Heads, QLD 4567
    Phone: (+617) 5447 3377 or 1800 242 567 (bookings only)
    Hostel Manager: Jessica Scurrah
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    7:30am to 7:00pm

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

    Check in from 1:00pm daily; please advise hostel when booking as different check in procedure will apply.
    Check out until 10:00am daily

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    Things to do in Noosa Heads

    Noosa Heads YHA hostel is only 100 metres from Noosa's beach and relaxed Hastings Street - a colourful collection of shops, cafes, nightclubs and bars right on Laguna beach. Walk to Noosa's scenic national park, stroll through the rainforest to secluded beaches - ideal for surfing and swimming. Major departure point for the iconic Fraser Island and Rainbow Beach - tour bookings available, as well as skydiving, surfing lessons, bicycle tours, kayaking, diving, fishing, everglades and more.

    The hostel is conveniently located to nearby Nightclubs - passes available at reception. 

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