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Coles Bay - Esplanade YHA

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  • Coles Bay YHA - Communal Lounge
    Coles Bay YHA - Communal Lounge
  • Coles Bay YHA - Kitchen
    Coles Bay YHA - Kitchen
  • Coles Bay YHA - Shared Room
    Coles Bay YHA - Shared Room
  • Iluka Backpackers YHA Coles Bay
    Iluka Backpackers YHA Coles Bay
  • Coles Bay YHA - Dorm Room
    Coles Bay YHA - Dorm Room
  • Coles Bay YHA - Fireplace
    Coles Bay YHA - Fireplace
  • Coles Bay YHA - Lounge Area
    Coles Bay YHA - Lounge Area

Coles Bay - Esplanade YHA

COVID-19: A safe stay is our top priority so we have enhanced hygiene measures in place, along with social distancing practises. More information can be found here.

Situated in the Coles Bay Township, 1km from the Freycinet National Park and a 10 minute drive to Wineglass Bay, the Iluka Backpackers YHA is over the road from Muirs Beach. On-site travellers facilities at the hostel include tavern/bistro and bakery. There is also a playground for children.

This pretty town harbours spectacular coastal scenery, sheer pink granite mountains and crystal clear water. The beautiful and calm beaches are ideal for swimming, boating, fishing and kayaking. 


  • Bar
  • Barbeque
  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Food Store
  • Parking
  • Television


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1 Day Wineglass Bay and Freycinet Tour

Visit one of the world’s top 10 beaches on this an action-packed, huge day out, exploring Freycinet National Park and the very best of Tasmania's East Coast.
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Mega 4 Day Tasmania Tour

Explore the east coast of Tasmania from Freycinet National Park down to Bruny Island on this fantastic 4 day tour.


88% customer rating, based on 351 reviews
  • The hostel was very good.
    Reg O 19/03/2020
  • Good clean hostel in a great location. Good facilities and friendly staff.
    Jacinta G 28/01/2020
  • Great hostel in fabulous location!
    Jon K 31/12/2019
  • Comfortable but simple accommodation in a Great location near to Freycient National Park and opposite a beach. Easy check in and check out.
    Jacqueline C 15/01/2019
  • Excellent! Clean and a wonderful location. Close to a plaza with stores, a cafe, and a tavern. Also right next to the national park.
    Kristine T 11/01/2019
  • We loved it. Kitchen facilities best in a hostel I have ever experienced. Rooms basic but clean. Great location
    John A 27/11/2018
  • gorgeous experience
    Wei C 21/09/2018
  • A cozy and nice place to stay
    Rosmy C 10/05/2017
  • Great hostel. Clean, comfortable, spacious in a good location for the park. Loved it!
    Kate W 13/04/2017
  • Good location :) 5 mins walk to see sunrise at the beach :)
    SAKARET L 10/04/2017

Our location...

Address: Reserve Road
Coles Bay,
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State: TAS, 7215
Phone: (03) 6257 0115
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Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

8:00am to 6:00pm 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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