4 Hostels in Port Macquarie, Australia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Port Macquarie, Australia. You can choose from 4 Port Macquarie hostels. In total, there are 5 cheap places to stay in Port Macquarie such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $24 for a dorm.

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Get to know Port Macquarie (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 Port Macquarie. To help you make friends with Port Macquarie before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

 Koala Hospital

Port Macquarie is a small, quiet but adorable city, well known for its fantastic beaches, landscapes, walking tracks, and water sports. Port Macquarie is located on the east coast of Australia (sill part of New South Wales); you can get here by car or by public transport (Greyhound and Premier are the best known companies, and they run everyday). If you arrive by bus, call the hostel ahead of time to arrange the pick-up -- a lot of them offer this service for free.

In Port Macquarie you can go swimming, surfing, walking, riding a bike, canoening/kayaking, or simply relaxing on the beach the whole day. If you like to walk, there is a good coastal walk that starts in the main beach of Port Macquarie, where you can enjoy the fantastic landscapes and have a swim in the inviting beaches. At night there are a couple of bars in the city center, where you can have a drink and meet other people. If you still want to have fun, but save a little money, you can stay in Port Macquarie hostels -- every night there are different activities for you to do.

You definitely don't want to miss a visit to the oldest koala hospital in Australia (around thirty minutes' walking from the city centre), where you can get really near these beautiful animals and get to know a little bit of their stories. Try to visit at 8 a.m. or 3 p.m., feeding time; at 3 p.m. there is also a guided tour. The place itself is amazing, and the volunteers who work there volunteers) are very friendly -- you will love it. And the best is that it's free (but try to leave a symbolic contribution, as they depend on donations to do their work).

Port Macquarie is a small town, but has a couple of hostels that offer a budget and comfortable accomodation. Most of the hostels in Port Macquarie offer very good facilities in the common areas like swimming pool and table games.

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Gloucester Gloucester (110 Km / 68 mi.)
Barrington Barrington (113 Km / 70 mi.)
Seal Rocks Seal Rocks (118 Km / 73 mi.)
Coffs Harbour Coffs Harbour (128 Km / 79 mi.)
Woolgoolga Woolgoolga (149 Km / 93 mi.)

FAQ about Port Macquarie Hostels

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Beachside Backpackers is the best rated hostel for partying in Port Macquarie.
It offers: Pub Crawls.

Travel Tips for Port Macquarie - from the Community

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It is a beautiful town, and the beaches are awesome.


Port Macquarie is a nice town for a visit and the beaches are very nice as well.


If you want to have an awesome experience in a friendly, affordable and beautiful town, COME TO PORT! There are endless things to do and see.


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Your Packing List for Port Macquarie

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Port Macquarie 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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