Coles Bay - Esplanade YHA

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  • Getting here by bus

    Bicheno Coach Service meets Redline Coaches or TassieLink Coaches from Hobart or Launceston.


    Late arrivals accepted, call for instructions.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Freycinet National Park
    • Wineglass Bay Lookout
    • Mount Amos Climb

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Wineglass Bay Cruises
    • Food and Wine Tours
    • All4Adventure - 4WD Tours
    • Red Granite Mountains
    • Oyster Farm Tours
    • Fishing Charters
    • Freycinet Marine Farm
    • Scenic Flight Tours

    Find us...

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

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  • Coles Bay - Esplanade YHA

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


    • Sleeps 32 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double/Twin rooms
    • Family rooms


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


    • Beach
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Fishing
    • Flying
    • National Park
    • Swimming


    86% customer rating, based on 243 Reviews
    • A cozy and nice place to stay
      Rosmy C May 2017
    • Great hostel. Clean, comfortable, spacious in a good location for the park. Loved it!
      Kate W April 2017
    • Good location :) 5 mins walk to see sunrise at the beach :)
      SAKARET L April 2017
    • The best place for those who self drive like me have a rest . It's close to wineglass bay and you can easily get to coles bay beach by foot . Don't forget to buy national park ticket!
      MINHUA H March 2017
    • Hostel is in great location. With shops and amenities nearby.
      Nigel B August 2017
    • Fantastic location and the bus from the turnoff drops you off at the door almost.
      John W February 2017
    • A very good place to stay and nice & clean
      Anon February 2017
    • Great hostel! clean, safe, big kitchen, good showers, quiet and friendly at the same time. It's easy to meet people and it's a good place to relax. Really close to Freycinet Park and nice beach just in front of the hostel. I definitly recommand this hostel, and I wish I could have spent more time there!
      Arielle B January 2017
    • A good hostel in a perfect location. The only real downside is that the free WiFi signal is only available outside.
      Scott T January 2017
    • Excellent location, helpfull staff
      Anita T December 2016

    Find us...

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

    Opening times

    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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    Things to do in Coles Bay
    Freycinet National Park is one of the east coast's most popular destinations with secluded beaches, spectacular scenery, red granite mountains and clear blue water. With so much on offer guests at the hostel can undertake some of the many and varied activities including bushwalking, swimming, fishing, kayaking, photography, oyster farm tours, boat charters and scenic flights.
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