YHA Australia has great hostels all around the country. From Sydney to Perth, Darwin to Hobart, and everywhere in between - there's a YHA hostel for you!
No two hostels are the same - you could be sleeping in a train carriage, an old movie theatre, a former prison cell, a tropical bungalow or a purpose-built eco-hostel.
Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Explore Australia with our point-to-point tour packages, or check out
the local scene with great deals on day trips and activities.
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Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Explore Australia with our point-to-point tour packages, or check out the local scene with great deals on day trips and activities.
If you have a group of 10 or more and are looking for affordable, quality group accommodation, lots of city and
rural YHA hostels have excellent facilities for you. Some hostels can even provide meals for your group as well!
YHA Australia is part of the world's largest backpacker accommodation network, Hostelling International (HI),
providing more than 4,000 hostels in over 60 countries.
Regular trains run from Southern Cross Station to Warrnambool. From Warrnambool station, catch the connecting bus to Port Fairy. The bus stop outside the Port Fairy Visitor Centre is 300m from the hostel.
Buses from Melbourne, Warrnambool, Ballarat, Mt Gambier, Grampians and Apollo Bay stop at the Port Fairy Visitor Information Centre. The bus stop is located 300m from the hostel.
Call the hostel directly for information on timetables.
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. Watch the fishermen unload their catch for the day and 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 is one of the oldest heritage buildings in the seaside town. Ideally located, the hostel is walking distance to the town centre, lovely restaurants serving fresh locally caught seafood, beautiful beaches and picturesque Griffith Island Lighthouse. The hostel is your comfortable home away from home with an open fire place, pool table, cosy rooms, free Wi-Fi hotspot, friendly managers and free boogy board and fishing gear hire.
Kick back and experience all charming Port Fairy has to offer today!
Please provide your contact information in the Comments and Arrival time field when booking online.
9:00am to 11:00am and 5:00pm to 10:00pm (peak)
9:00am to 11:00am and 4:00pm to 9:00pm (off peak)
If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.
YHA members save at least 10% off accommodation at YHA hostels.
Enjoy historic buildings, antiques and art galleries, shops, good food and popular music festivals. See the Australian wildlife at Tower Hill, walk to the lighthouse to see the mutton birds (summer) and view the whales and seals nearby. Port Fairy has all this and more located nearby to the hostel.
Mingle with the locals! Port Fairy YHA is located close to four great pubs in the town centre. Watch closely as the sun goes down for great viewing opportunities of the beautiful Australian wildlife.