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Port Fairy YHA

  • 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. 

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Griffiths Island
    • Port Fairy Lighthouse
    • Tower Hill State Game Reserve
    • Heritage village walk (70 historic buildings)
    • Fresh Local Seafood Dining

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Cycling including the local rail trail
    • Art Galleries & Antique Shopping
    • The shipwreck Trail Walk
    • Whale Watching
    • Bird Watching
    • Boat Cruises around the bay & to the Seals
    • Surfing & Surf Lessons
    • Swimming
    • Fishing & Fishing Charters
    Find us...
    Address 8 Cox Street
    Port Fairy , 3284
    VIC
    Email portfairy@yha.com.au
    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. 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!

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    • The staff were really lovely and it felt like a home from home.
      100%
      Sarah C May 2015
    • Amazing location, amazing hostel, amazing staff. Would highly recommend.
      100%
      Anthea C April 2015
    • One can unwind, enjoy the peaceful surroundings and meet some friendly people.
      97%
      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.
      100%
      Richard B February 2015
    • Awesome cute hostel! Lots of history. Very friendly host. Loved our stay, would stay again.
      100%
      Matthew M February 2015
    • A beautiful hostel, with the most friendly people! Lovely, simple furnishings - somewhere to just relax and feel at home.
      85%
      Gabby H February 2015
    710 customers have rated this hostel

    Accommodation

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

    Facilities

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

    Activities

    • Griffith Island
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Galleries & Museums
    • Restaurants & Cafes
    • Whale & Wildlife Watching
    • Boat Cruises on the bay & to the seals
    • Beach
    • Swimming
    • Surfing
    • Fishing
    • Golfing
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    Address 8 Cox Street
    Port Fairy , 3284
    VIC
    Email portfairy@yha.com.au
    Phone (+613) 5568 2468
    Hostel Manager Alison & Kadir Zehir
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year
    Reception

    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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