Adelaide Central YHA

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Things to do in Adelaide Central YHA

Adelaide Central YHA is perfectly located in the heart of Adelaide CBD, which means you're in the perfect spot to explore all of the world class restaurants, bars, markets, arts centres and sporting arenas by foot.  Just 5 minutes from world-renowned Adelaide Central Market and Chinatown, 10 minutes from Adelaide Oval, the Adelaide Convention Centre and Rundle Mall shopping precinct as well as easy walking distance to Adelaide's galleries, museums, botanical gardens and zoo.  The vibrant laneway bar precinct of Leigh St, Peel St and Bank St are also just a short walk away.

Planning to to explore outside of Adelaide city?  Adelaide Central YHA is also very convenient to public transport routes with stops on nearby Currie St and King William St, making it a cheap and easy to explore Adelaide's amazing miles of beaches as well as the stunning green rolling hills.  Adelaide free bikes are available in many locations around the city - a great way to explore the city and beyond.

The team at Adelaide Central YHA can help you with tour info and sales for location around Adelaide, and Australia.

There is a fun schedule of daily activities for you to join in on (see below) - a great way to make new friends and have a memorable stay.

Ask our friendly (and very attractive) staff at the reception desk if you are in need of any suggestions on how to best enjoy this beautiful city.

At the hostel

Live Music Night

Join us for an amazing night of local music at Adelaide's iconic weekly at Grace Emily where Adelaide's elite and up-and-coming musos take the stage - all night long.

9:00 pm Mondays
Meet at reception

FREE Trivia

Years of collecting useless information will finally come in handy when you put your brain to the test at our Tuesday night trivia night. 


Common room

BBQ Night

Make some new mates while enjoying a couple of snags. 

Sign up at reception.

Dining room

Pasta and Pub Night

Get ready for the best night of the week in Adelaide. There'll be drinks, music and plenty of fun! We'll even feed you beforehand.

Meet at reception

Ping pong

Ding dong it's ping pong night. Get in the competitive spirit and be ready to battle until the very end!

Lounge room

FREE Bike Hire

Make the most of FREE bike hire and discover everything Adelaide has to offer with a load of great trails along the river to the beach. Available every day, ask at Reception where you can pick up a free bike,

Every day

Free Pancakes

Our free pancakes are the best way to start your day of adventure in Adelaide - every morning!

Every morning
Guest kitchen

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Kangaroo Island 1-day Highlights Tour

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2 Day Grampians and Great Ocean Road Wildlife Escape

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FREE things to do in Adelaide

  1. Head to the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide, its' 19 parks now cover 45% of the city area. The magnificent Botanic Gardens is a little jewel of Victorian horticulture.
  2. The South Australian Museum is one of the most-visited cultural institutions in Australia. The wonderfully intimate space is home to the world’s largest collections of Aboriginal artifacts, with over 3,000 items on display.
  3. Run, don't walk to the Central Market. It features farm fresh fruit and vegetables to hormone-free meats, artisan cheeses, smoked meats and some of the world’s best seafood - all for you to eat!
  4. For a joyful Adelaide experience peddle down to the coast for the day using the city’s free bicycle hire scheme, Bicycle SA (BIKESA). Linear Park stretches all the way from the Adelaide Hills to the beach.

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Adelaide Zoo
10% Off admission
Adelaide Zoo is home to more than 3,000 animals and almost 250 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles and fish exhibited in either hectares of magnificent botanic surroundings.
Urban Cow Studio - Gallery
10% Off
Urban Cow has been a mecca for artists and art lovers in Adelaide for over two decades. Unique gallery and retail space displaying artwork from 150+ South Australian artists.
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