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Port Fairy YHA

Port Fairy , VIC

Port Fairy YHA backpackers hostel is one of the oldest heritage buildings in Port Fairy, former home to the town founder.The hos...

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  • Getting here by train

    The hostel is located 28 km to station at Warrnambool. Connecting bus will bring you to Port Fairy.

    Getting here by bus

    The hostel is located 200 metres to the bus stop. Port Fairy to Warrnambool/ Ballarat /Mt Gambier/Apollo Bay/Melbourne.

    Call the hostel directly for information on timetables.

    There is also a bus service that runs to and from the Grampians to Port Fairy three times weekly. 


    Please provide your contact information in the Comments and Arrival time field when booking online.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Griffiths Island
    • Tower Hill State Game Reserve
    • Port Fairy Lighthouse
    • Belfast Lough 
    • Yambuk Lake
    • The Crags 

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Codrington Wind Farm
    • Port Fairy Gold Club
    • Surf Schools
    • Port Fairy Public Cemetery
    • Codrington Wind FarmMahogany Trail
    • Fishing Charters
    Find us...
    Address 8 Cox Street
    Port Fairy , 3284
    Phone (+613) 5568 2468
    Hostel Manager Alison & Kadir Zehir
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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  • Port Fairy YHA

    This charming fishing village is a must see. Port Fairy is located at the end of the iconic Great Ocean Road and is one of the busiest fishing ports in Victoria. You can watch the fishermen unload their catch for the day or wander the wide streets lined with quaint nineteenth century cottages, including our own YHA!

    A piece of Victorian history and former home to the town founder, Port Fairy YHA backpackers hostel is one of the oldest heritage buildings in the seaside town. Ideally located its walking distance to the town centre, beaches and river. Why not eat fresh fish and chips on the beach from the local store and wander to Griffiths Island and see the lighthouse and colony of birds.

    In addition to multi-share and private rooms Port Fairy YHA also has a self contained apartment with a Queen Room and Twin Room (sleeps 4) that can be booked by calling the hostel directly. Prices start from $200 for 4 people, please call for more information or to book. Terms and Conditions Apply.

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    • The staff were really lovely and it felt like a home from home.
      Sarah C May 2015
    • Amazing location, amazing hostel, amazing staff. Would highly recommend.
      Anthea C April 2015
    • One can unwind, enjoy the peaceful surroundings and meet some friendly people.
      Henry P March 2015
    • have stayed here on four separate occasions after long trips and it has been like "coming home". I like the place very much. The nice little touch of fruit in the communal kitchen which was available to all was much appreciated.
      Richard B February 2015
    • Awesome cute hostel! Lots of history. Very friendly host. Loved our stay, would stay again.
      Matthew M February 2015
    • A beautiful hostel, with the most friendly people! Lovely, simple furnishings - somewhere to just relax and feel at home.
      Gabby H February 2015
    • Stayed for a night, Great location at a walk-able distance to Griffith island. Staff were friendly. Overall a pleasant experience.
      Lalith K January 2015
    705 customers have rated this hostel


    • Sleeps 50 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double / twin rooms
    • Families
    • Group bookings


    • Barbeque
    • Large kitchen
    • Bicycles
    • Free use of fishing gear
    • Boat/Canoe
    • Disabled Access
    • Games room/Lounge
    • Pool table
    • Internet/E-mail
    • Open Fireplace
    • Coin laundry
    • Parking
    • Satellite Television


    • Beach
    • Bird Watching
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Golfing
    • Surfing
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Whale Watching
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    Find us... Show location map
    Address 8 Cox Street
    Port Fairy , 3284
    Phone (+613) 5568 2468
    Hostel Manager Alison & Kadir Zehir
    Payment MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    9:00am to 11:00am and 5:00pm to 9:00pm

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

    Check in from 5:00pm daily; if arriving outside of office hours please call the hostel first.
    Check out until 10:00am daily
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