COVID-19: Safe stay measures are in in place at all properties. YHA are following all state-based travel restrictions.

Airlie Beach YHA, Whitsundays

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Airlie Beach YHA, Whitsundays

Due to the shared nature of the facilities at YHA properties, YHA requires all guests to provide proof of full vaccination and wear masks in common areas. A safe stay is our top priority so we have enhanced hygiene measures in place, along with social distancing practices. More information can be found here. If you are required to self-isolate or quarantine, please be advised you cannot be accommodated at a YHA property until after this has been completed.

Airlie Beach YHA hostel is located in the centre of Airlie Beach close to the swimming lagoon, restaurants, cafes and Airlie's thriving nightlife. 

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Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Balcony, linen, & lockers
  • Free Wi-Fi & air conditioning
  • Access to swimming pool


Co-living Rooms

All co-living rooms include:

  • Ensuite, balcony, linen, & lockers
  • Free Wi-Fi & air conditioning
  • Access to swimming pool


  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi & premium Wi-Fi
  • Swimming Pool
  • Television
  • Tour Desk


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More about Airlie Beach YHA, Whitsundays

This fun and safe budget accommodation offers multi-share, double, twin and family rooms with private balconies. All hostel rooms are air-conditioned.

This backpacker hostel in Airlie Beach gives you access to all that the Great Barrier Reef has to offer as well as the famous 74 Whitsunday Islands, including Whitehaven Beach. Get out there and see the world’s largest coral reef!


91% customer rating, based on 2609 reviews
  • Friendly staff, and convenience location, everything is great!
    Eva Z 6/03/2021
  • Nice, friendly, easy going, clean, perfect location.
    Giuseppe T 4/03/2021
  • Service was first class, great location
    Paul L 21/12/2020
  • Great hostel and location and so clean and open atmosphere. Great experience.
    Sonya A 17/12/2020
  • Very nice and clean. It’s also quiet and relax.
    María M 23/10/2020
  • Would stay again
    Kevin S 21/09/2020
  • Great place, perfect location, laid back stuff. I’ve stayed there for three weeks. Airlie itself has a good vibe. Completely recommend!
    Michal S 14/09/2020
  • Great place. Great location. Recommend staying
    Alex M 8/09/2020
  • I loved it! Great experience. I didn’t regret it.
    Edwin W 21/07/2020
  • Perfect hostel.
    Anais M 20/07/2020
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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work, the peoples of the Ngaro & Gia Nations. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and to the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Community.

Address: 394 Shute Harbour Road
Airlie Beach,
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State: QLD, 4802
Phone: (+617) 4946 6312
Hostel Manager: Nathan McGregor
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

Temporary opening hours during Covid-19 are 9am-11am & 2pm-5pm If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

Check in From 2pm
Check out 10am
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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present, emerging and the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island community.