YHA Australia has great hostels all around the country. From Sydney to Perth, Darwin to Hobart, and everywhere in between - there's a YHA hostel for you!
No two hostels are the same - you could be sleeping in a train carriage, an old movie theatre, a former prison cell, a tropical bungalow or a purpose-built eco-hostel.
Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Explore Australia with our point-to-point tour packages, or check out
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Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Explore Australia with our point-to-point tour packages, or check out the local scene with great deals on day trips and activities.
If you have a group of 10 or more and are looking for affordable, quality group accommodation, lots of city and
rural YHA hostels have excellent facilities for you. Some hostels can even provide meals for your group as well!
YHA Australia is part of the world's largest backpacker accommodation network, Hostelling International (HI),
providing more than 4,000 hostels in over 60 countries.
There is no public transport on Kangaroo Island. The Sealink Ferry service has a coach service that leaves Penneshaw Wharf at 10am every day to Kingscote and returns at 5.30pm to Penneshaw. Bookings can be made prior to your stay by calling Sealink on 131301 or at Penneshaw Sealink office on the day, before 10am.
60km to Kingscote Airport from the hostel.
100 metres to ferry terminal from the hostel. 18km from Penneshaw to Cape Jervis. For transport to and from Kangaroo Island and Kangaroo Island YHA e-mail firstname.lastname@example.orgReception hours are 9am-12pm and 6.00pm - 8.00pm. If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, a key with your name and room number will be waiting for you in the reception area. If you have any questions please phone the hostel.
Kangaroo Island YHA hostel overlooks beautiful Hog Bay in the town of Penneshaw. The hostel has a garden with sea views, on-site laundry, light airy rooms, friendly staff, two-minute walk to beach and ferry and free WiFi hot spot! An abundance of wildlife, with penguins often seen in the hostel garden.
Family Rooms: To book a family room rate, there must be at least one child under 18 and 1-2 adults; otherwise this special room rate will be adjusted to the usual adult prices with the difference payable on arrival at the hostel.
Extra Day Fee: Staying on after check out time (10am)? You are more than welcome, we just charge a small fee of $10 – payable when you check in.
* Please be aware that the Kangaroo Island Sealink Ferry service does not sail on Christmas Day.
(WiFi Plus also available)
9:00am to 12:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm
If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.
YHA members save at least 10% off accommodation at YHA hostels.