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Phillip Island YHA

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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. 

Look over the map of Phillip Island to see some of the things you can do on Phillip Island. Fancy having the place to yourself? Head here for information on exclusive use bookings.

Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

  • Linen, fans, heaters & lockers 
  • Access to kitchen, rooftop deck & balcony with BBQ
  • Access to ping pong tables & TV room with Xbox

Option up:

  • Ensuite
  • Premium Wi-Fi

Private Room

All private rooms include:

  • Linen, fans and heaters
  • TV & DVD player
  • Access to kitchen, rooftop deck & balcony with BBQ
  • Access to ping pong tables & TV room with Xbox

Option up:

  • Ensuite
  • Premium Wi-Fi


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

More about Phillip Island

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. 


92% customer rating, based on 762 reviews
  • Excellent atmosphere, good facilities and very clean.
    Mark S 17/02/2020
  • I think is a little expensive. But its super clean and tidy
    Matilde F 2/02/2020
  • Last minute booking, great value
    Dave B 22/01/2020
  • Great hostel. Great location. Only criticism would be possibly on the expensive side due to this time of year. Other times of the year great value.
    Kent G 5/01/2020
  • Excellent budget accommodation
    Lisa C 3/01/2020
  • Wonderful
    Vincenzo O 19/12/2019
  • We stayed in a family room, which is nice and spacious. Matt at reception is so friendly and helpful. Will come back when visiting Philip Island next time!
    Shijun Y 2/12/2019
  • Good place to stay. Large kitchen and good size room. You need a car to get somewhere on the island
    Simon M 18/11/2019
  • Great value for your money and the front staff is very helpful and friendly
    Erika G 9/10/2019
  • This is a great hostel for anyone for a short stay. Really great for kids.
    Emma 10/06/2019
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Address: The Big Wave Complex, 10-12 Phillip Island Tourist Road Newhaven
Phillip Island,
State: VIC, 3925
Phone: 03 5956 6123
Hostel Manager: Larson Henderson
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


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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