Port Lincoln YHA

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  • Getting here by bus

    From Adelaide - Premier Stateliner bus (10% discount with YHA/HI membership)

    Departs Adelaide (Mon-Sat) 8.30am  Arrives Port Lincoln 6.20pm.

    Departs Port Lincoln (Mon-Sat) 8.15am  Arrives Adelaide 6pm.

    Nearest airport

    Port Lincoln Airport

    Flights from Adelaide with Rex and Qantas airlines

    ** For best priced shuttle service from Pt Lincoln airport, call Paul @ Port Lincoln Passenger Service on 0424 120 841.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Lincoln National Park
    • Coffin Bay National Park
    • Glen Forest Tourist Park
    • Mikkira Station and Koala Park
    • Koppio Smithy Museum

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Calypso Star Charters - Shark Cage Diving
    • Deep Sea Fishing
    • Swim with the Tuna
    • Rodney Fox Shark Expeditions
    • Fishing Charters 
    • Glen Forest Tourist Park
    • Whalers Way
    • Boston Bay Wines
    • Port Lincoln Pool

    Find us...

    Address: 24-26 London St
    Port Lincoln, SA 5606
    Email: portlincoln@yha.com.au
    Phone: 08 8682 3605
    Hostel Manager: Debi and Robert Forster
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

    Nearby hostels

  • Port Lincoln YHA

    Winner of 2015 Best Rated Medium YHA Backpacker's Hostel as voted by guests

    Port Lincoln, on the southern tip of the spectacular Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, is an adventure paradise. Whether it's shark cage diving, swimming with the very interactive sea lions or maybe a surf or a swim. Land lovers will find a choice of national parks to explore and there are miles of secluded beaches. Port Lincoln YHA is an amazing hostel with incredible design features that will have you wanting to take photos of every wall.  With a mix of spacious multishare and very comfortable twin/double and family accommodation. Enjoy the bar/café and outdoor BBQ and deck.  Fantastic photo opportunities with indoor replica shark and cage. Easy walking distance to centre of town, beaches, local pubs and shops.


    • Sleeps 71 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double/Twin rooms
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Family rooms
    • Group bookings


    • Air-conditioning
    • Bar
    • Barbeque
    • Bikes
    • Disabled access
    • Games room
    • Parking
    • Reading Room
    • Internet/E-mail
    • Television
    • Tour Desk
    • Video


    • Shark Cage Diving
    • Swim with Sea lions
    • Surfing
    • Swimming
    • Beaches
    • National Parks
    • Kayaking
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Cycling
    • Diving
    • 4WD Tours
    • Seafood tasting
    • Fishing
    • Bird Watching
    • Windsurfing
    • Golfing


    97% customer rating, based on 1315 reviews
    • Over all this was the best place I've stayed while traveling, the owners are so friendly and kind. Everyone at the hostel was great. Everything was exceptionally clean. Overall a fantastic experience!
      Kirsten M March 2017
    • Debbie and Robert are bloody legends!! Cheers for having me guys.
      Gregory H March 2017
    • great hostel, excellent rooms and furniture, with a very friendly and helpful staff.
      Vito G March 2017
    • Very friendly helpful hosts, more than happy to share their local knowledge and take care of any arrangements required for transport, activities etc. Nice relaxed atmosphere, well maintained room & a comfortable bed. . . . . slept great !
      Paul B March 2017
    • Love its large kitchen!
      lisa w March 2017
    • This is THE best hostel I ever stayed at during all my travels worldwide!!! Port Lincoln YHA is exceptional in every way! Incredible facilities, clean, hospitable, amazing staff, spectacular detail/design/decoration, outstanding tourist information/help. Debi and Robert were sensational, I was very sad to leave!!! This is also the best YHA I have ever had stayed at!
      Whitney K March 2017
    • Fantastic! Really lovely owners! Great place, all colourfull and happy! Everything any one could need in a hostel .. overall really comfortable place !
      Ross B February 2017
    • The owners are fantastic. They have a great place and take great pride in keeping it clean and looking after their guests.
      Alexander M March 2017
    • Very friendly, they really care about making you feel welcome and comfortable and are well organised. The hostel is kept beautifully clean and tidy and remind/encourage guests to do their part in helping to maintain this environment.
      Charlotte W March 2017
    • Very very clean hostel and debi and Robert are the most friendly and helpful people I've met in Australia!!
      Tim D January 2017

    Find us...

    Address: 24-26 London St
    Port Lincoln, SA 5606
    Email: portlincoln@yha.com.au
    Phone: 08 8682 3605
    Hostel Manager: Debi and Robert Forster
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    8:30am to 8:30pm

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

    Check in from 1:00pm daily
    Check out until 10:00am daily

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    Port Lincoln - SA Tourism Awards Winner 2014     Port Lincoln - Golden Backpacks 2014
    Port Lincoln Adventure Travel Award 2014  
    Things to do in Port Lincoln

    There is so much to do in Port Lincoln, whether you want and adventure or just to sit back and take it in the amazing scenery, meet the locals and taste some amazing seafood.  Here's a small taste - shark cage diving, swim with sealions, kayaking, diving, fishing, cycling, 4wd tours, beach, bird watching, bushwalking/hiking, galleries/museums, golfing, sail boarding, shopping, national parks, snorkelling, sun bathing, surfing, swimming, wilderness, whale watching, windsurfing, wine tasting.

    And if you're looking for some nightlife, head into town for some of the following:

    • Grand Tasman Hotel - DJs, Acoustic Bands
    • Port Lincoln Hotel - Live bands and Wednesday night Karaoke
    • Pier Hotel - Live bands


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