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Port Fairy YHA

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Port Fairy YHA

To discuss accommodation options during COVID 19 crisis please email us on portfairy@yha.com.au OR call 03 5568 2468 or 0490 431 188. During this period Port Fairy YHA has arranged to provide accommodation at reduced occupancy.

COVID-19: A safe stay is our top priority so we have enhanced hygiene measures in place, along with social distancing practises. More information can be found here.

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, laze on the beach, learn to surf or stand up paddleboard with Go Surf and wander the wide streets lined with quaint nineteenth century cottages including our own YHA! 

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

Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

  • Linen & individual bed lights with powerpoint
  • Fan, heater, desk & chair
  • Access to communal kitchen & BBQ courtyard


  • Stables room with small lockers

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Linen & individual bed lights
  • Fan & heater
  • Access to communal kitchen & BBQ courtyard


  • Self contained Cabin including lounge & garden with BBQ area

Family Rooms

Family rooms include:

  • 1 King bed or 2 single beds & 2 sets of bunk beds
  • Private Bathroom
  • Fan and heater


  • Self-Catering Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge with TV
  • Pool Table
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Free Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • BBQ With Outdoor Courtyard
  • Free Fishing Gear & Boogie Board Hire
  • Bicycle Hire


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1 Day Great Ocean Road Sunset Experience

See all the must see sights of the Great Ocean Road before finishing the day experiencing a spectacular sunset behind the iconic 12 Apostles.

More about Port Fairy 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!


87% customer rating, based on 1150 reviews
  • Clean, friendly, safe!
    Jacqueline R 7/01/2020
  • Very pretty, staff suggested some lovely things to do in the evening and following morning
    Claire T 5/01/2020
  • Lovely atmospheric place with exceptionally helpful hostel manager.
    susannah g 30/12/2019
  • there is a very beautiful backyard. and the lady in the reception is super warmhearted and helpful.
    Shuxian T 21/12/2019
  • One of the best Yha I've tried! Beautiful place and lovely spirit!
    Marie S 15/12/2019
  • very accomodating staff
    Lizzy S 11/06/2019
  • Cannot fault...a great location too
    Susan L 3/05/2019
  • I liked this hostel and would come back. Great location, historic building, all you need.
    Julie A 29/04/2019
  • It's an excellent hostel in every way.
    James P 24/04/2019
  • Wonderful location in historic house. Great facilities and staff. Five stars!
    Gary D 6/04/2019
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Address: 8 Cox Street
Port Fairy,
State: VIC, 3284
Email: portfairy@yha.com.au
Phone: (+613) 5568 2468
Hostel Manager: Alison & Kadir Zehir
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

10:00am -11:00am and 4:00pm -5:00pm If you are planning on arriving outside of these hours, please phone the hostel to make alternative arrangements.

Check in from 4:00pm - 5:00pm daily; if arriving outside of office hours please call the hostel first.
Check out until 10:00am daily
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