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 (Sun-Fri) 8.15am  Arrives Adelaide 6pm.

    Nearest airport

    Port Lincoln Airport

    Flights from Adelaide with Rex and Qantas airlines

    ** For best taxi service from Pt Lincoln airport, call this number in advance and mention you are going to the Port Lincoln YHA, 13 33 77.

    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

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  • 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 1407 Reviews
    • Amazing staff who are very helpful and kind with very up to date and clean facilities!
      Matt E July 2017
    • Debbie is amazing! Cleanest and friendliest hostel I have been in!
      Scott A August 2017
    • Great modern hostel located close to the main road intersection in town. Every facility offered to make your visit complete.
      richard h June 2017
    • Outstanding service! Deb was so friendly and kind - we thoroughly enjoyed our stay :)
      Jo O June 2017
    • Beautiful hostel with so much to offer.
      nichole m June 2017
    • Staff were amazingly hospitable and made our trip. No complaints about the stay, would love to visit again one day.
      evellina c June 2017
    • It's definitely the cleanest place, but Deb is just so thoughtful and it's those little things like hairdryers and helpful tips that really made this stay awesome.
      Stephanie P May 2017
    • Very great hospitality!
      Carlee M May 2017
    • Best YHA I've ever stayed at! Debi went the extra mile to make my stay great. Thanks
      Steven B May 2017
    • Super friendly staff willing to do anything to help make your stay easier and more comfortable , this has to be the cleanest hostel in Australia without doubt!
      Craig Y August 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.
    No rooms available 24 July - 1 September 2017.  Bookings as usual outside of this period.

    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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    Golden Backpacks - Port Lincoln YHA        
    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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