Backpacker Hostels in Hervey Bay, Australia

5 Hostels for Backpackers available. Prices start from $10 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Hervey Bay

Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…(We had our own bathtub — I enjoyed my first bath in more than 6 months). I loved the overall look, and the great garden with friendly possums. The Common room/kitchen is very special; it has got … More

Hervey Bay Flashpackers

Free Breakfast
Adventure Hostels Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Everything is new and clean, both the manager and the German guy at the reception desk are excellent. They give you advice on everything and are very helpful. The dorms area is extremely quiet, … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Like being at home! - Mango Hostel was one of our favorite hostels on our whole trip! It was small and different from all the other bigger and overpriced shabby hostels that you get all the usual … More
Adventure Hostels Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Accommodation is in 4-star motel air conditioned units with en suite facilities, colour TV with free in-house movies and bar fridge. Single/twin-share rooms are available as well as quad-share … More
"…I loved it!! It had great rooms, with en suite bathrooms. It was very, very clean. The staff were very helpful with all my questions. The pool and bar are great - lots of fun! The best part of the … More

Hotels in Hervey Bay

"…We stayed in one of the caravan-cum-chalets and it was basic to the extreme but we still slept well enough. Our trip over to Fraser Island was well organised by the hostel and everything went to … More
"…We can arrange free tour transfers from the motel. Hervey Bay is a wonderful holiday destination for people of all ages in all seasons. The crystal clear waters of the bay are the playground of … More
"…The ground floor garden is your private retreat perfect for Alfresco dining and includes bbq facilities. Accommodation Our private bedrooms all feature a queen bed complimented by luxurious … More

Apartments in Hervey Bay

Campsites in Hervey Bay

"…Most of the smaller dorms had en-suite bathrooms which was great! No bunk bed in sight. The pool and entertainment area was spacious and relaxing. The internet facilities were abundant and the … More
"The Palms is one of Hervey Bay’s leading destinations offering modern accommodation in the heart of Hervey Bay, Queensland. The relaxed atmosphere of The Palms is only 300m from the Charlton … More

Backpacker Hostels in Hervey Bay, Australia

5 Hostels for Backpackers available. Prices start from $20 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Hervey Bay (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 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 Hervey Bay.

Hervey Bay is mainly a backpacker town on the coast, in between travel to or from Cairns and Sydney. It is a short, but not to be missed, stopover in East coast travel.

If you have rented a car or camper van, it is easy to find a Hervey Bay hostel. But if you are taking a bus, it may be harder to reach some of the scattered hostels around the town. If you arrange in advance, several of the hostels offer pick-up from bus stops. The Esplanade is the main beach area along the water, and Torquay is in town. Hervey Bay is the place to stay in if you want to go to the magnificently beautiful sand island, Fraser Island. The other place is Rainbow Island, but Hervey Bay offers a lot more in shops, gorgeous beaches, and good hostels. Your Hervey Bay hostel can organize a trip for you to Fraser Island. A organized tour is recommended as it is required to to have an all-terrain vehicle with 4-wheel drive. Day tours, or 2-3 day tours where you stay on the island in resorts or campsites, are also offered.

Fraser Island is a unique place, and a must see in Australia, as it is the only place where rainforest trees grow out of sand. Also, the purest dingos in Australia run along its shores and rainforests, and they aren't shy, most visitors catch a quick glimpse. Rainbow sands, beautiful lakes with pure silica sand, and an ancient shipwreck are some of the other sights you will see on an organized tour.

Written by local enthusiast for Hervey Bay hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Hervey Bay hostels Shannon Neuber

Hervey Bay Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Hervey Bay, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 5
Average dorm price $26
Average private room price $73
Cheapest hostel in Hervey Bay Mango Tourist Hostel with $19.5
Party hostels in Hervey Bay Hervey Bay Flashpackers (2 in total)
Most Hervey Bay hostels are located in Scarness, Urangan, Torquay
Average rating of all hostels 6.3

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Travel Tips for Hervey Bay - from the Community

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