Noosa Heads YHA

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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. 

Tours & activities related to this hostel

$779
per person

Fraser Island and Whitsundays package

Experience the best of the East Coast with this great value Fraser Island and Whitsundays 6 day adventure package. Includes 1 FREE night at Airlie Beach YHA

Travel from Brisbane up the stunning East Coast to explore the magic of Fraser Island and the breathtaking crystal clear blue waters and white sand of the Whitsundays. Get ready, you are about to make some memories!

Day 1: Make your way to Hervey Bay, the Gateway to stunning Fraser Island. Hervey Bay YHA offers a free shuttle from the Greyhound and Premier bus stop to the hostel. Stay at Hervey Bay YHA

Day 2 and 3: Your 2 day/ 1 night all inclusive tour to the world's largest sand island, Fraser Island, begins! You will be picked up from your accommodation between 7.00 and 8.00am before boarding the ferry for the 50 minute cruise across the Great Sandy Strait. Look out for playful dolphins, turtles or the elusive dugong. Make sure you have everything you need for the day as your 4WD tour starts as soon as you arrive on the island. 

From here, you will spend two action packed days discovering shipwrecks, ancient rainforests, freshwater lakes and pristine white sandy beaches. This unforgettable trip takes in some of Fraser Island's most famous locations, including Lake McKenzie, The Pinnacles Coloured Sands, Maheno Shipwreck, Indian Head, and Seventy-Five Mile Beach. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be dropped back to Hervey Bay YHA around 9.30pm.

Day 4:After spending the day exploring Hervey Bay, it's time to board the night bus and get on the road north as you make your way towards Airlie Beach to embark on a once in a lifetime 2 day/1 night sailing adventure.

Day 5: Use your FREE NIGHT at Airlie Beach YHA to explore the vibrant hub of the Whitsundays. With breathtakingly scenic walking trails, a huge lagoon with free BBQs, and world famous backpacker beer gardens, Airlie Beach allows your holiday to be as relaxed or adventure-seeking active as you feel like!

Day 6: Your 2 chilled out days of sensational sailing around the unparalleled Whitsunday Islands starts at 8.30am from Abel Point Marina. Spend the next two days snorkelling, swimming and relaxing. Of course, no trip to the Whitsundays is complete without a visit to the postcard-perfect Whitehaven Beach! On a budget? No worries! Bring your own alcoholic drinks on board the boat (no glass). After sleeping on the Great Barrier Reef and making memories to last a life time, you return to Airlie Beach by approximately 4.00pm.

What to Bring:

1 small overnight bag with clothes and toiletries. Don't forget swimwear, hat, towel, sunscreen, and of course, your camera.

Important Information:

This itinerary is based on using the Greyhound Bus service but does not include transport between Hervey Bay and Airlie Beach. Ask us about our exclusive discounts on Greyhound's East Coast Hop-on Hop-off pass.

Please let us know if:

  • You have any dietary requirements
  • You need a different itinerary from the one listed above- just tell us what tour dates you need and we will do our best to make it happen;
  • You are travelling on and need any tips, or tours booked. We are here to help;

Are you travelling the opposite direction? No worries, contact us directly and we can personalise an itinerary that works for you.

$249
per person

Fraser Island day tour from Noosa

Travel by 4 wheel drive on this Fraser Island day tour departing from Noosa. You'll visit freshwater lakes, the coloured sands and walk through ancient rainforests. Includes 2 nights @ Noosa YHA.

Travel from Noosa to the World Heritage listed Fraser Island. This 4 wheel driving adventure will have you exploring the natural landscapes of Fraser Island. Drive along Seventy Five Mile beach with views of the Pacific Ocean, walk through an old logging village at Central Station and take a dip in the freshwater lakes.

Your adventure begins with a pick up from Noosa just a short stroll from Noosa Heads YHA. Drive through to Cooloola National Park, witness the stunning coloured sand dunes and stop for a delicious morning tea.

You'll then head over to Fraser Island and travel along the amazing Seventy Five Mile Beach, explore the natural beauty of Satinay and Brushbox Rainforests with a self-guided walk through the Pile Valley and enjoy a freshwater lake swim in stunning Lake McKenzie.

In the afternoon you'll experience the worlds best beach drive and stop for afternoon tea.

Lunch options:

  • Healthy picnic Style lunch
  • Wraps, Salads and cold Meats
  • Vegetarian Quiche
  • Beer, wine and softdrinks are available for purchase

What to bring: Swimming clothes, hat, suncream and camera.

$423
per person

Greyhound Pass Sydney-Cairns

Travel Australia's famous East Coast in comfort with this Hop on Hop off Greyhound pass. Exclusive discount, save $22 when you book with YHA!

Australia's East Coast is a popular route to travel, and using this hop-on hop-off coach pass is one of the best ways to see it. With multiple departures daily you can travel when it suits you, even overnight on some journeys. 

Once your pass is issued, you have the flexibility to reserve seats up until 24 hours before each departure either online or by phone. Greyhound coaches are safe, comfortable and travel along the Pacific Highway via the popular destinations of Byron Bay, Surfers Paradise, Brisbane, Hervey Bay (for Fraser Island) and Airlie Beach (for the Whitsundays).

Why rush? Make sure you take the time to stopover at Australia's best kept secrets… Newcastle, Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, Townsville or Mission Beach.

BUY NOW AND SAVE.

You have 12 months from date of purchase to start travelling. Once you start you have 3 months to use your pass. 

Check out our East Coast package where we have bundled Fraser Island Tours, Whitsunday Sailing and Magnetic Island.

Pass is valid:

  • For 3 months (90 days) from the date of first departure from Sydney or Cairns
  • For use on Greyhound Services on the East Coast between Sydney and Cairns
  • Hop-on hop-off unlimited times in one direction only

There are also Melbourne to Cairns or Brisbane to Cairns Greyhound passes available.

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