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Phillip Island YHA

  • Getting here by bus

    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.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Penguin Parade
    • Phillip Island Nature Park
    • The Nobbies Centre
    • Koala Conservation Centre
    • Churchill Island

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Islantis Surf Experience
    • A Maze 'N Things
    • Helicopter tours
    • Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
    • Motor Sport Events
    • Winery Tours
    • Phillip Island Chocolate Factory
    • Bike Hire
    • Scenic Cruises
    • Restaurants, Bars & Cafes
    • Surfing (onsite surfboard hire)
    • Kayaking
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Fishing
    Find us...
    Address The Big Wave Complex, 10-12 Phillip Island Tourist Road
    Newhaven, Phillip Island, 3925
    Phone 03 5956 6123
    Hostel Manager Larson Henderson
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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    Phillip Island YHA

    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.

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    • One of the best YHA we've staid in ! I recommend it to anyone. Friendly staff, clean rooms and common areas, everything was perfect!
      Leila S March 2015
    • The Hostel is a comfortable and relaxing place where one can unwind and refresh. Generally a friendly place to stay.
      Henry P March 2015
    • Very secure and comfortable accommodation.
      JULIE-ANN H March 2015
    • Staff are welcoming - all the guests were friendly and polite - I enjoyed my stay.
      Julie-Ann H March 2015
    • Good mix of people....enjoyed making Facebook friends
      Thi ha S September 2015
    • Fantastic place to stay. Stayed at hostels worldwide over many years. Great to see YHA is still no. 1
      Trudi C September 2015
    • Such a relaxed place to stay! I had dinner on the balcony each night and watched the stars, met people from all over the world and saw the sun setting across the sea. A brilliant experience :)
      Emma B September 2015
    • We where a bit worried as we thought we would be a bit old but it was great
      Susan B January 2015
    • Great place to stay ,very clean and loads of facilities ,by far the best accommodation i've stayed
      rooben s January 2015
    • I've stayed at a lots hostels in AUS n I bet the island accommodation is the best ever! There has the most friendly and cutest staff Jaimee, great facilities, clean and tidy everywhere!!
      Han Yun L January 2015
    153 customers have rated this hostel



    • Self-Catering Kitchen
    • Communal Lounge
    • Rooftop Deck
    • Balcony with BBQ
    • Ping Pong Table & Games
    • TV Room with Xbox
    • Airconditioning 
    • Onsite Cafe/Restaurant 
    • Tour desk
    • Free Wi-Fi hotspot (Wi-Fi Plus available)
    • Surfboard Hire
    • Bike Hire
    • Free Parking


    • Beach
    • Surfing (onsite surfboard hire)
    • Islantis Surf Experince
    • Swimming
    • Snorkelling & Diving
    • Kayaking
    • Bushwalking/Hiking
    • Whale Watching
    • Motor Sports
    • Boat Cruises to the Seals & Around the Island
    • Fishing
    • Cycling (onsite bike hire)
    • Restaurants, Bars & Cafes
    • Winery Tours
    • Wildlife Tours


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    Address The Big Wave Complex, 10-12 Phillip Island Tourist Road
    Newhaven, Phillip Island, 3925
    Phone 03 5956 6123
    Hostel Manager Larson Henderson
    Payment MasterCard, Visa
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    Opening times

    Hostel Open all year

    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.

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