1 Hostels in Merimbula, Australia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Merimbula, Australia. You can choose from 1 Merimbula hostels. In total, there are 1 cheap places to stay in Merimbula such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $9 for a dorm.

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Get to know Merimbula (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Merimbula. To help you make friends with Merimbula before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Merimbula, this beautiful coastal town, is located between Sydney and Melbourne. If you get a hostel in Merimbula, there is something for everyone to do, from the beach to hiking -- there's even an amusement park with a roller coaster.

Your options for Merimbula hostels will be located in town, across the bridge in a part of town locals call Fish Pen. For the beach-goers, there are a number of options for quiet, lazy days in the sun, or some great waves for surfing. Bar Beach, a must-do when in town, is a small beach located at the northern entrance of the lake where you are out of the wind and into the crystal clear water. You can snorkel around the rocks and eat at the small, seasonal snack shack on the beach.

A short drive out of town is Magic Mountain, a small amusement park with a roller coaster, some fun water slides, go karts, and even a Jurassic Park tour. There is a twin cinema if you get a rainy day and there is also a game arcade named Top Fun, which you can't miss. It is located at the top of town with a giant golf ball on a post to advertise its mini golf. Also inside is a four-lane bowling alley, multiple arcade games, and even laser tag. The town has a number of restaurants and shops to keep everybody happy, especially those who love seafood -- the local oysters from the lake are a specialty. From the lake to the beaches and friendly locals, this town is a must on your east coast expedition!

Other Nearby Cities
Narooma Narooma (77 Km / 48 mi.)
Jindabyne Jindabyne (126 Km / 78 mi.)
Batemans Bay Batemans Bay (134 Km / 83 mi.)
Adaminaby Adaminaby (142 Km / 88 mi.)
Gelantipy Gelantipy (148 Km / 92 mi.)
Thredbo Thredbo (149 Km / 93 mi.)
Queanbeyan Queanbeyan (181 Km / 113 mi.)

FAQ about Merimbula Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Merimbula. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Merimbula. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Merimbula Hostels

There is exactly 1 Hostel in Merimbula, Australia. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.

Wandarrah Lodge Hostel is the best hostel in Merimbula for families.

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Travel Tips for Merimbula - 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 Merimbula. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Merimbula. 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!

I am returning there for the third time this coming January. Merimbula is a great place to stay with friendly managers and close to where I like to snorkel and bodyboard.


It was the best....me and my new husband enjoyed it heaps we are so in love and our honeymoon was the best!! We'll be back soon we loved the beach.


If you only visit 1 place between Sydney & Melbourne -- make it here. It's MAGIC!

Andi & Salome

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Your Packing List for Merimbula

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Merimbula and Australia.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

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

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Merimbula