Hostels in Shark Bay Hostels in Shark Bay

You are looking for hostels in Shark Bay? Good news, you have come to the right place.

On this page we list every single city with hostels and other budget accommodations. helps you to find your Shark Bay hostel and compare its prices on the major booking sites such as Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and So you can sleep on a budget and save money while backpacking Shark Bay.

All Cities in Shark Bay

We list every single hostel in Shark Bay and the world. In total, we have 1 cities in Shark Bay for you. Please note that not all cities actually have a hostel to stay in. Below you can filter for cities with hostels and with no hostels-type accommodation, but guesthouses and budget hotels. This will help your planning.

All Shark Bay hostels on a map

Alright, you are more the visual type? Planning your trip with a map is always handy.

Therefore, this map shows you all cities with hostels in Shark Bay. It will help you to plan your trip. Just zoom in the map and click your destination for more details. Just so you know: If we do not have a hostel in a city, it is likely that there is no hostel in that city.

Our handwritten guide on Backpacking Shark Bay

Shark Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located on the coast in the northwest of Western Australia, and is popular with tourists for its marina life -- in particular, the bottlenose dolphin, which can be spotted off the coast of Shark Bay throughout the year.

Shark Bay is made up of several reserves and parks, including Francois Peron National Park, Shark Bay Marine Park, Hamelin Pool Marine Nature Reserve, Shell Beach, and Dirk Hartog Island. There are many walking and cycling trails within all these reserves and parks. Trail maps can be obtained from tourist information centers, ranger centers, from some Shark Bay hostels and hotels, and downloaded from government and park websites. There are many opportunities for native Australian wildlife sightings within the parks and reserves. There are also some amazing, white sandy beaches, with some stunning sunsets.

There are many accommodation options within and around Shark Bay. Tent camping and Shark Bay hostels are the most popular budget options. Shark Bay hostels are of a high standard, with Wi-Fi or internet access; large spacious rooms and common areas, usually including a fully equipped kitchen; and access to hot water, lockers, and free tourist information. Facilities are usually well maintained, clean, and modern. The atmosphere in Shark Bay hostels is usually very social and friendly. Some Shark Bay hostels also have a hostel bar, with daily happy hour and some entertainment. Alcohol tends to be very expensive in Australia, particularly in Western Australia. If on a budget and wanting to drink, it is worth finding a Shark Bay hostel that allows you to bring your own alcohol.

expert for Shark Bay hostels

Handwritten by local expert for Shark Bay hostels Kelly Sheldrick

Travel Tips for Shark Bay - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Shark Bay. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Shark Bay. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

FAQ on Hostels in Shark Bay

There is a lot of travel planning to do. So let us help you once again by putting together the frequently asked questions:

Finding Hostels and Prices

What hostel booking sites are best to use?

There is several hostel booking sites, such as, and While every platform has its pros and cons, there is a universal truth you as a traveler should be aware of: Not a single booking site can always offer the best prices.

This is where comes in. You can compare all major booking portals with one click.

For you as a traveler, is the best booking site to actually save money.

How much are hostels in Shark Bay?

Prices always vary, depending on various factors. Weekends tend to be more expensive, same goes for special holidays. Please also take into account local vaction time.

You can search for exacty hostel prices in Shark Bay here on Pick your destination and pick a date. The system will track down the prices to give an idea of what budget and prices you can expect.

When to book hostels?

If you want to stay at the best hostels, it is a good idea to have your hostel booked around 1 month before you travel. For the regular hostels, booking one week before should be okay. Yet again, this always depends.

We dedicated a full article to the topic of when to book hostels.


Safety and Packing

Are hostels in Shark Bay safe?

Generally speaking, hostels are as safe as you make them. We highly recommend always to bring your own padlock, using the lockers and taking care of your belongings. Make sure you pick a safe hostel, offering lockers and a safe location. Please always pay attention to the reviews; they can give you a great insight on what to expect and safety tips.

What to pack when staying in hostels?

There is a few basics you should always pack when staying in hostels.

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

There is more actually. We wrote a complete guide with more details. Read our full hostel packing list.

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