Hostel in Maroochydore, Australia

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

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About an hour north of Brisbane in the heart of the Sunshine Coast is Maroochydore. The area is home to some stunning golden sand beaches and there is much to see and do here (the beach is the number one attraction for most tourists). The town itself lies on an inlet of a river. and so while most of the hostels in Maroochydore are located along the beach area, there are some Maroochydore hostels that lie further along the inlet, which is something that you may want to research when booking your hostel. Also right on the mouth of the river is one of the most popular kite-flying regions. This used to be home to a large timbermill that shipped wood to Brisbane on a paddle steamer.

There are many tour companies within Maroochydore that offer a large number of different types of tours. You can do a variety of cruises up and down the river inlet or around the Sunshine Coast area. Maroochydore is also home to an amusement park, a giant shopping plaza that will house your every shopping need, and some great fishing -- it has a little something for everyone.

Further inland there is an abundance of national parkland to go exploring. There are some good hikes here with some great views. Just ask at your friendly Maroochydore hostel staff and they should be able to tell you how to get to them and point you in the right direction of any other attractions or amenities that you might need.

Written by local enthusiast for Maroochydore hostels

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FAQ about Maroochydore Hostels

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

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

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Your Packing List for Maroochydore

Your Packing List for Maroochydore

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Maroochydore 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:

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.

Get your full Packing List here

Maroochydore 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 Maroochydore, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
8.4 Average rating of all hostels

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

Maroochydore is a great place to do fruit picking as it is so close to the beach, has lovely weather, plenty of charity shops, and great drinking holes!

Jemima

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