Apollo Bay Eco YHA
Apollo Bay is a nature lover's haven with deserted beaches, luscious, green rainforests, 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, Hopetoun Falls, 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, horseback riding along the beach, hiking, paragliding, kayaking out to the seals and wildlife watching 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.
Use the BBQ
Fire up the BBQ and get cooking! There's 2 BBQs at the hostel, so no waiting in line to get your snags on.
FREE Grab some herbs
Head out to the herb garden and grab some herbs to add to your meals!
FREE Relax in the lounge room
The hostel has two lounge rooms for guests to use. The ground floor has a woodfire heater which is perfect to sit next to with a glass of wine on a cold winter night!
- There's more to Great Otway National Park than just Mait's Rest. Explore Beech Forest, get lost among the towering California Redwoods, fly through the trees at the Otway Fly or visit a waterfall or two and enjoy the serenity.
- Cruise the Great Ocean Road and stop off at all the look out points - the 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge, Gibson Steps, London Bridge and the Grotto. If you're after smaller crowds and stunning photos, visit at these spots at sunrise.
- Apollo Bay has a great beach that is perfect for lazing about on. If lying on beach doesn't really appeal to you, hit the water and go swimming, snorkelling or stand up paddle boarding or enjoy a nice stroll on the sand.