Apollo Bay Eco YHA

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Things to do in 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.

At the hostel

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. 

When:
Every day
Where:
Patio or balcony
Cost:
$0

Grab some herbs

Head out to the herb garden and grab some herbs to add to your meals!

When:
Every day
Where:
Herb garden
Cost:
$0

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!

When:
Every day
Where:
Lounge room
Cost:
$0

Tours & activities related to this hostel

$135
per person

Great Ocean road 1 day reverse tour

Beat the crowds to the 12 Apostles by taking the reverse tour and enjoy spectacular ocean views on the return journey to Melbourne.
$225
per person

Great Ocean road 2 day tour

Escape the crowds and take your time along the Great Ocean Road with this 2 day reverse tour. See the 12 Apostles both at sunset and in the morning without the crowds!
$115
per person

Great Ocean road day tour from Melbourne

Enjoy a tour along one of the world’s best scenic drives and be blown away by the magnificent 12 Apostles.
$360
per person

Great Ocean Road, Grampians And Phillip Island 3 Day Adventure

Visit 3 iconic destinations in Victoria; The Great Ocean Road, Grampians & Phillip Island! Encounter unique Australian wildlife, enjoy a scenic drive & experience great walks.
$285
per person

Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island & Mornington Peninsula

Discover the breathtaking coastlines and unique wildlife of Victoria on this 2 day tour of the Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island and Mornington Peninsula.
$522
per person

Greyhound pass Melbourne - Cairns

Travel Australia's famous East Coast in comfort with this Hop on Hop off Greyhound pass. Exclusive discount, save $27 when you book with YHA!
$99
per person

The Grampians national park 1 day tour

Explore one of the world's oldest and most spectacular mountain ranges. Spot native wildlife, learn about local Aboriginal culture and hike the trails to breath taking lookouts.
$130
per person

Wilsons Promontory 1 day tour

‘The Prom' is Victoria’s best kept secret. Located at the southernmost point of mainland Australia, it will inspire with its panoramic views, pristine beaches and coastal forests.

FREE things to do in Apollo Bay

  1. 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.
  2. 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 sunrise for an amazing once in a lifetime experience.
  3. 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.

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