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YHA Brisbane City

Brisbane | Turrbal/Jagera Country

Nestled in Brisbane's traveller precinct and within walking distance of Suncorp Stadium, this buzzing, diverse inner-city YHA boasts a rooftop pool and bar.

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YHA Sydney Central

Sydney | Gadigal Country

Located in a heritage-listed building in the heart of Sydney, this bustling international hub is next to all major train & tram lines for easy access to the city's top attractions.

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YHA Apollo Bay Eco

Apollo Bay | Gadbanud Country

Midway along the famous Great Ocean Road, relax by the wood fire heater, and enjoy ocean views from the rooftop at YHA Apollo Bay Eco.

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YHA Byron Bay

Byron Bay | Bundjalung Country

Relax in good company at this state-of-the-art, sustainable YHA in Byron Bay. With gorgeous communal spaces & a great social vibe, you'll never want to leave.

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YHA Cape Byron (Byron Bay)

Byron Bay | Bundjalung Country

Just blocks from the beach, this laid-back oasis attracts a diverse crowd of global backpackers. Come for the surf, stay for the warm and welcoming atmosphere.

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YHA Port Fairy

Port Fairy | Gunditjmara Country

YHA Port Fairy is a heritage listed cottage situated at the end of the Great Ocean Road in Port Fairy. Relax by the open fireplace after a day of exploring.

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YHA Thredbo

Thredbo | Ngarigo Country

Situated in Mt. Kosciuszko National Park, YHA Thredbo provides the ideal stay for hikers, skiers & mountain bikers looking to experience the Snowy Mountains.

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YHA Newcastle Beach

Newcastle | Awabakal Country

Opposite Newcastle Beach, and right in the centre of town, this friendly YHA is perfect for travellers looking for affordable accommodation.

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TOURS & ACTIVITIES

  • Moreton Island Dolphin and Tangalooma Wrecks Snorkelling Tour including Lunch tile image

    Moreton Island Dolphin and Tangalooma Wrecks Snorkelling Tour including Lunch

    Choose the pace of your day; chill or adventure. Snorkel around the Tangalooma Wrecks, spot incredible marine life, spend time exploring pristine beaches or kick back on the boat tapping into the licensed bar.
    • Full day cruise to Moreton Island
    • Morning tea upon boarding
    • Delicious tropical buffet lunch
    • Marine Discovery Cruise - watch dolphins, dugongs and sea turtles
    • Snorkelling (equipment, tuition and marine and national park fees included)
    • Free island beach time with complimentary beach sporting equipment
    • Marine Eco Tour - this is you chance to spot Dolphins, Dugongs and Turtles
    • Free time to relax on the beach
    • Climb the famous sand dunes
    • Swim the safe waters around the boat.
    • Tours depart daily from early November to mid May

     

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  • Port Elliot Ratalang Ngarrindjeri Tour tile image

    Port Elliot Ratalang Ngarrindjeri Tour

    Port Elliot | Experience a 2-hour coastal walk around Ratalang Conservation Reserve in the Fleurieu Peninsula as your local Ngarrindjeri guide shares knowledge of bush foods and culture.

    Join this unforgettable morning walk around Ratalang Conservation Reserve in the Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia as your local Ngarrindjeri guide shares their knowledge of bush foods and culture.

    Experience the Nurrunderi story of creation, see the footprints of Nurrunderi the dreamtime creator, the sights of significance along his journey, bush foods and bush medicines and their importance.

    Included

    • Aboriginal Guide
    • Smoking and Welcome
    • Guided walk and dreamtime stories
    • Bush foods in season sampling

    This tour operates all year round.

     

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    Yundi Nature Trail

    Port Elliot | Experience an unforgettable 2 1/2 cultural walk and talk as you journey through time looking at bush foods, medicines and the Warki way of life.

    Join Mark Koolmatrie from Kool Tours to gain an understanding of the history and knowledge of the local tribes of southern South Australia. Learn how First Nations knowledge and science come together to deliver powerful benefits socially, culturally, environmentally, and economically at Yundi Nature Conservancy.

    Experience a journey through time looking at bush foods and medicines and the Warki way of life. Guests can witness the rewilding and bringing back of cultural knowledge and knowhow.

    Our Country awaits to be shared in a cultural setting and we look forward to sharing this with you.

    Included

    • Aboriginal Guide
    • Smoking and Welcome ceremony
    • Guided walk and dreamtime stories
    • Bush foods in season sampling

    Tours depart year round | 3km walk from YHA Port Elliott.

     

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  • McLaren Vale Hop On Hop Off Wine Tour tile image

    McLaren Vale Hop On Hop Off Wine Tour

    Departs from Adelaide. Travel around the McLaren Vale wine region with freedom on this hop on hop off tour to explore the region at your own pace.
    • McLaren Vale Hop On Hop Off Tour With Adelaide City Transfers
    • Hop on or off at any stop along the way with the flexibility of staying at each destination as like as you desire!
    • McLaren Vale’s blend of tradition and innovation to be an unforgettable region
    • Known for its traditional Shiraz, Grenache and Cabernet Sauvignon
    • Experience McLaren Vale's scenery where many wineries will have spectacular vistas
    • Selection of some of the must-see destinations of the region
    • Taste South Australia’s award winning and famous wines
    • Visit best wineries and venues in McLaren Vale
    • Trail hopping is known to be the best way to tour your way through all the amazing wine destinations
    • Tours depart Adelaide CBD at 9:30am

     

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  • Rottnest Island day tour including bicycle hire from Fremantle tile image

    Rottnest Island day tour including bicycle hire from Fremantle

    Enjoy the pristine beaches and crystal clear waters and meet the famous Quokkas!

    Some of the world's finest beaches and bays are found at Rottnest Island, providing a spectacular venue for snorkeling, surfing, cycling, and swimming. 

    • Explore the island at your own pace on this self guided bicycle tour
    • Enjoy the array of wildlife that inhabits Rottnest
    • The vast natural playground has over 63 beaches and 20 bays
    • Rottnest Island has a large range of activities to keep the family entertained for hours
    • Splash and slide on the floating aqua park in Thomson Bay located just a short walking distance from the main settlement is the family fun park
    • Rottnest boasts an incredibly rich heritage. Take a tour up to Oliver Hill on the Captain Hussey, view relics to the Rottnest Museum, Lomas Cottage and Pilot Boat House
    • Departs daily

     

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  • Willie Creek Pearl Farm Tour with transfers from Broome tile image

    Willie Creek Pearl Farm Tour with transfers from Broome

    You can now visit one of Western Australia’s must-do attractions! Visit the Willie Creek Pearl Farm on this truly awesome half-day tour from Broome!
    • Discover the journey of the Australian South Sea Cultured Pearl from shell to showroom
    • Guides accompany visitors all the way and show the process of culturing pearls from ‘seeding’ through to harvesting
    • A demonstration using a live pearl oyster is given to reveal the technical and complex operation involved in starting the pearl process
    • Cruise Willie Creek's azure waters and view live oysters suspended in their natural environment
    • Delicious morning or afternoon tea
    • Sit back and relax on an air-conditioned coach transfer from Broome

    Tours depart Broome daily at 7.45am, 8.30am, 9.15am and 12pm.

     

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  • Tassie 5 - 5 Day Tasmania Highlights Tour tile image

    Tassie 5 - 5 Day Tasmania Highlights Tour

    Experience the highlights of Tasmania over five days. Discover our premium National Parks plus enjoy Port Arthur Historic Site and visit a wildlife sanctuary to see Tasmanian Devils.

    Experience the highlights of Tasmania over five days. Discover our premium National Parks plus enjoy Port Arthur Historic Site and visit a wildlife sanctuary to see Tasmanian Devils. Starting on the Tasman Peninsula, we’ll explore Port Arthur and the geological wonders within the Tasman National Park. As we travel along the East Coast you’ll discover the stunning beaches of Freycinet National Park, Wineglass Bay, the Bay of Fires and Bicheno. We’ll then explore the wildlife and walking tracks of Cradle Mountain. In Launceston we’ll enjoy Cataract Gorge before making our way back to Hobart via historic Ross, Richmond, and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary where we’ll meet Tasmanian devils.  This active small group tour is eco-certified and best suited to guests with a moderate fitness level so you can enjoy the superb walks on offer.

    Highlights:

    • Port Arthur Historic Site, Tasman National Park, Tasman Peninsula
    • Freycinet National Park, Wineglass Bay, Cape Tourville
    • Bay of Fires, St Helens, Bicheno, St Columba Falls
    • Cradle Mountain National Park, Launceston, Cataract Gorge
    • Ross, Richmond, Tasmanian Devils at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Advanced Eco-Certified Tour

    Day 1:
    PORT ARTHUR HISTORIC SITE AND TASMAN PENINSULA

    Departing Hobart/nipaluna, spend the entire day exploring the breathtaking Tasman Peninsula. Tasman National Park has some of the world’s tallest sea cliffs and we’ll explore several sites in the park such as Waterfall Bay, Tasman Arch and Devil’s Kitchen. Next, we’ll discover the UNESCO World Heritage Area of Port Arthur Historic Site. Here we’ll walk amongst the vast grounds of this open-air museum and learn about Australia’s best preserved convict settlement, before returning to Hobart this evening.
    Overnight | Hobart

    Day 2:
    HOBART > FREYCINET NATIONAL PARK

    As we venture north along the Great Eastern Drive, the highlight today is Tassie’s East Coast jewel, Freycinet National Park. At Honeymoon Bay we will gaze at the pink granite peaks of the Hazards mountains. Then, choose between a challenging walk to the summit of Mount Amos for incredible views across the park, or climb to the Lookout for lovely views to the iconic Wineglass Bay. You may wish to continue down to the beach and walk along its white sands and turquoise waters. At Cape Tourville, we’ll enjoy stunning scenery across Freycinet and across the Tasman Sea. Tonight, we’ll stay in the coastal town of Bicheno, where little penguins emerge from the sea at nighttime.
    Overnight | Bicheno

    Day 3:
    BICHENO > LAUNCESTON

    From Bicheno we travel north to the incredible Bay of Fires/larapuna. This is a place of pristine beauty and significance to Tasmanian aboriginal people/palawa. Explore the coastline of pristine sands, vivid orange boulders and clear waters. After stopping for lunch in St Helens we’ll head inland to see the giant tree ferns at St Columba Falls. We’ll spend tonight in historic Launceston, one of Australia’s oldest cities.
    Overnight | Launceston

    Day 4:
    CRADLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

    Get ready for an exciting day in the mountains. The alpine landscapes within Cradle Mountain National Park are a hiker’s dream come true. Choose a challenging walk to Marion’s Lookout or enjoy a less strenuous loop around glacial-carved Dove Lake. We’ll also look for wombats at Ronny Creek. Return to Launceston via the Town of Murals, Sheffield.
    Overnight | Launceston

    Day 5:
    LAUNCESTON > HOBART

    Visit the scenic Cataract Gorge, just minutes from downtown Launceston. We’ll enjoy a short walk and keep a look out for wallabies along the river. We’ll travel south along the midlands heritage highway, stopping at historic Ross. We’ll meet Tasmanian devils at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, a conservation and wildlife rescue centre which is home to many other native species. Returning to Hobart via the colonial village of Richmond, our adventure concludes.

    Accommodation Options:

    This tour offers hostel and motel style accommodation options.

    • Motel style accommodations are based on private rooms with ensuite facilities
    • If booking Twin or Double accommodation options, a minimum of 2 persons is required. We are unable to match up single travellers into a Twin share option
    • Hostel Dorm style accommodation is based on same gender dormitory rooms with shared same-gender bathrooms. Own toiletries and towels are required
    • Hostel Twin/Double and Single rooms have shared same-gender bathrooms

    Tour Only: from $995 (correct as at May 2024 - subject to change)

    Pre and post tour accommmodation at YHA Hobart Central is available as an additional cost.

     

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    Exmouth Whale Shark Swim

    The only place in Aus where you can swim with whale sharks! Enjoy close encounters with loads of marine life including dugongs, turtles, dolphins, and even manta rays.
    • In water experience with Whale Sharks
    • Operates March, April, May, June and July
    • Snorkelling on the Ningaloo Reef
    • Morning Tea, Buffet Lunch & Afternoon Tea
    • Quality snorkel equipment included
    • Professional and experienced crew on board

     

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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We pay our respects to the elders, past and present, and the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We recognise their custodianship of the land, sea, & water for over 60,000 years.

YHA Australia is a proud member of Hostelling International - a network of more than 2,650 hostels across 57 countries that share the mission of making travel more sustainable & accessible.