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Phillip Island YHA

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Phillip Island YHA

Phillip Island YHA is temporarily closed due to the COVID19 travel restrictions in Victoria. If you would like to enquire about a group stay for later in the year, please call the hostel or email to discuss.

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

Family Room

Family rooms include:

  • 1 Queen bed, 1 single bed & 1 set of bunk beds
  • Linen provided 
  • Fan and heater

Optional Extras:

  • Wifi


  • 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 766 reviews
  • Brand new facilities, good location, friendly staff, clean and tidy.
    Luiz H 26/06/2020
  • It is safe and clean. I was hoping to use common areas but due to restrictions it was closed and I have been informed after I booked.
    Ozan D 21/06/2020
  • We loved our stay at the YHA! We especially loved the receptionist Kathy! The best lady ever, so much fun and very informative.
    Connie P 7/06/2020
  • 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
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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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