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.
V/Line buses depart from Southern Cross Station in Melbourne to Phillip Island frequently each day. The hostel is located 10 metres from the bus stop at Newhaven Service Station.
Phillip Island is a 90 minute drive from Melbourne. Take the Monash Hwy (M1) to Cranbourne exit, then South Gippsland Hwy (M420) to Bass Hwy (A420). Follow to San Remo. The hostel is just across the bridge onto Phillip Island in The Big Wave complex on the left.
The award-winning Phillip Island YHA hostel is your gateway to one of Australia’s most
famous islands. Located in Newhaven, the first town on the island, this
stylish, modern, purpose-built backpacker hostel offers funky comfortable
lounges, gourmet-style kitchen areas, free Wi-Fi hotspot, large balconies and a rooftop deck while
still being environmentally friendly.
There’s a great café next door for
breakfast and lunch and onsite surfboard and bike hire. Accommodation includes multi-share and family rooms, some
with ensuites, and group accommodation.
Home to the famous nightly parade of Little Penguins, Phillip Island
also offers a host of other attractions and events. The island’s natural beauty
and laid back lifestyle makes it the perfect place to relax. Visit the Koala
Conservation Centre, walk deserted beaches, explore the rugged coastline or
take a wildlife cruise. The island is also famous for its events including various motor sport meets and music festivals.
Look over the map of Phillip Island to see some of the things you can do while you stay here.
Summer: 9:00am to 7:00pm
Winter: 9:00am to 5:00pm
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.