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Adelaide Central YHA is close to city markets, museums, art galleries and all major city attractions. Tour, travel and hostel booking service available from YHA Travel. Adelaide Central YHA is the highest standard backpacker hostel in the city of Adelaide. There's also regular guest activities  including free pancakes, ping pong, pub night and a city walk - there's something for everyone.

The hostel is close to Adelaide's pubs, clubs, restaurants and cafes. YHA discounts available on meals, entry fees and more. Ask the Adelaide Central YHA hostel staff for details.

At the hostel

$5 BBQ dinner

Our weekly Wednesday night BBQ dinner is a great way to meet people and SAVE money - only $5

Wednesday from 7pm
Guest lounge/dining room

$5 Hostel dinners

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday we do a big cook up of flavours from around the world - great opportunity to make new friends and eat a cheap yummy dinner.

Mon-Wed-Fri 7pm
Dining room

Free bikes Adelaide

Adelaide is a beautiful bike friendly city with easy riding and loads of great trails along the river to the beach, the hills and loads of other great spots to explore.  Make the most of Free Bikes Adelaide - offering free bike hire for everyone thanks to the City of Adelaide.

Every day
Adelaide city

Free walking tours

Every Saturday morning, you can get to know the city like a local on Tony's Epic City Walking Tour

Saturdays @ 9.30am
From Adelaide Central YHA

Free pancakes

Our Free Pancakes are the best way to start your day of adventure in Adelaide - every morning in Winter.

Every morning from 8am
Guest kitchen

Ping pong competition - FREE

Ding Dong it's Ping Pong night. Good old fashioned free fun - with prizes to boot!

At the Ping Pong table

Pub night

Every Thursday night we head to the pub for cool live music, dancing, drinks and......Twister!

Meet at reception

Tours & activities related to this hostel

per person

2 Day Grampians and Great Ocean Road Wildlife Escape

Hike through the vastness of the Grampians before you drive along the spectacular Great Ocean Road on this 2 day adventure from Adelaide to Melbourne.
per person

Adelaide City to Beach Bike Tour

Experience Adelaide like a local by bike. Enjoy a relaxed and easy ride along the vibrant riverbank and the stunning Adelaide beach foreshore to Glenelg.
per person

Adelaide Hills Hiking and Winery Tour

If you enjoy bush walking, food and wine then this is the tour for you. Enjoy a spectacular hike in Morialta Park, followed by a private tour of a local winery and barbeque lunch
per person

Kangaroo Island 1-day Highlights Tour

For those with limited time, this tour is for you. Experience all the main highlights of Kangaroo Island all in one day
per person

Kangaroo Island Food and Wine Tour

Experience Kangaroo Island in all its glory. Spectacular wilderness and wildlife. Plus amazing local food and wine, all expertly prepared in a breathtaking setting.
per person

Melbourne To Darwin 14 Day Overland Tour

Take an incredible overland journey from Melbourne to Darwin on this EPIC 14 day road trip. Visit the Great Ocean Road, Grampians, Adelaide, Barossa Valley, Kings Canyon, Uluru, Kata Tjuta & Katherine Gorge
per person

Mount Lofty Hike and Cleland Wildlife Tour

Hike with the locals. Trek to the summit of the Waterfall Gully to Mount Lofty Hike, Adelaide’s most popular Hiking trail. Finish up with local wildlife at Cleland Wildlife Park

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. Housed in an ornate French chateau-style building on North Terrace, 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 artefacts, with over 3,000 items on display.
  3. Run, don't walk to the Central Market, South Australia is known as the driest state in the driest continent and yet manages to produce a rich bounty of produce – from farm fresh fruit and vegetables to hormone-free meats, artisan cheeses, smoked meats and some of the world’s best seafood.
  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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