Apollo Bay Eco YHA

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  • Getting here by bus

    V/Line services depart daily from Melbourne and drop off outside the Visitor Information Centre, 600m from the hostel. Call PTV 1800 800 007 for more information about bus services.

    Nearby

    Apollo Bay Eco YHA is located at 5 Pascoe Street, just one street back from the Great Ocean Road. There is on-site parking available.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • The Great Ocean Road
    • Great Otway National Park
    • Marengo Reefs Marine Sanctuary 
    • Cape Otway Lighthouse
    • 12 Apostles

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Rainforest & Waterfalls including Mait's Rest
    • Apollo Bay Fishing & Adventure Tours
    • Apollo Bay Hotel
    • Scenic Flight Tours
    • Apollo Bay Surf and Kayak
    • London Bridge 
    • Loch Ard Gorge
    • Bells Beach
    • Wild Koalas
    • The Great Ocean Walk

    Find us...

    Address: 5 Pascoe Street
    Apollo Bay, VIC 3233
    Email: apollobay@yha.com.au
    Phone: (+613) 5237 7899
    Hostel Manager: John & Gail Affleck
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

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  • Apollo Bay Eco YHA

    Stay warm, comfortable and connected this winter by relaxing in front of our wood fire heater with free Wi-Fi.

    Apollo Bay Eco YHA is the perfect hostel for your road trip along the famous Great Ocean Road. Have fun exploring the region kayaking with seals, swimming, surfing, fishing, hiking in the Otways Ranges or doing the Great Ocean Walk. Throughout the winter, you can spot whales along the Great Ocean Road as they migrate north. 

    Accommodation includes a wood heater, 2 lounges, 2 kitchens, free Wi-Fi hotspot, a rooftop deck with beautiful views and balconies for relaxing or cooking on the BBQ. Choose from a range of rooms including 4 person multi-share, twin/double and family rooms.  

    Enjoy your comfortable stay in the knowledge you're also doing your part for the environment. Apollo Bay Eco YHA is eco-certified and uses a range of energy and water saving techniques to reduce its impact on the environment while maintaining functionality and comfort. 

    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.

    Accommodation

    Facilities

    • Two Self-Catering Kitchens
    • Two Communal Lounges
    • Wood Fire Heater
    • Free Wi-Fi hotspot (Wi-Fi Plus available for purchase)
    • Free On-site Parking
    • Television Room
    • Rooftop Terrace
    • Tour Desk
    • Barbeque
    • Shared Bathrooms

    Activities

    • Surfing
    • Swimming (beach)
    • Fishing
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Horse riding
    • Windsurfing
    • Kayaking
    • Wildlife Watching
    • Restaurants & Cafes

    Reviews

    92% customer rating, based on 3107 Reviews
    • Loved this hostel! Clean, quiet and good atmosphere.
      100%
      Susan S July 2017
    • I came for one night but liked it so stayed for three! Clean rooms, big log fire in the common area, friendly staff. Just a lovely atmosphere overall. I'm sure I'll be back!
      100%
      Cathryn H July 2017
    • Beautiful experience, thank you!
      95%
      Ilya B July 2017
    • Really great and well designed hostel. Spent the night talking to other travellers on a great soft sofa near a wood fire. Big, clean, cooking facilities and clean bathrooms.
      100%
      Tonia C June 2017
    • I love it! Best hostel ever, If I have the opportunity, I will be back!
      100%
      paula z June 2017
    • This hostel was easy to get too, it was close to the beach, close to food. Staff were friendly and resourceful.
      100%
      Emily C June 2017
    • Really cool place with a good vibe and some nice common areas. Would stay again for sure.
      95%
      Lara S May 2017
    • Very well run, clean & tidy. Set in just the place, away from the busy Great Ocean Road but only minutes away from it.
      100%
      Anthony D May 2017

    Find us...

    Address: 5 Pascoe Street
    Apollo Bay, VIC 3233
    Email: apollobay@yha.com.au
    Phone: (+613) 5237 7899
    Hostel Manager: John & Gail Affleck
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year
    Reception

    8:30am to 11:00am and 4:00pm to 8:30pm

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

    Check in from 4:00pm daily
    Check out until 11:00am daily

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     Eco Certified Nature Tourism      
       
    Things to do in Apollo Bay

    Apollo Bay is a nature lover's haven with deserted beaches, rainforest, abundant wildlife and the amazing natural sights along the iconic Great Ocean Road drive!

    Apollo Bay Eco YHA is located midway along the Great Ocean Road making it the perfect base to explore all the famous drive has to offer. Must see sights include the 12 Apostles, London Bridge, Loch Ard Gorge, Cape Otway Light Station, Mait's Rest rainforest walk and the wild Koalas at Kennet River.

    The town of Apollo Bay has plenty of things to see and do including surfing, windsurfing, snorkelling, horseriding along the beach, hiking, paragliding, kayaking out to the seals and wildlife sightseeing in Great Otway National Park.

    Apollo Bay Eco YHA is ideally situated within easy walking distance of the local cafes, restaurants and pubs. After sampling some of the fresh local produce relax by the hostels wood fire heater and watch the sunset from the rooftop terrace.

    For more information to help plan your trip: 

    Ideas for an action packed adventure around Apollo Bay.

    List of our top places to relax and unwind around Apollo Bay.

    Points of interest Apollo Bay Eco YHA to Grampians Eco YHA.

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