Hostel in Port Campbell, Australia

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

Guess what? Port Campbell is also named and spelled Great Ocean Road - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Port Campbell is a small coastal town situated on the famous "Great Ocean Road" on the southern coast of Australia in Victoria. The Great Ocean Road is a beautiful, scenic drive that is often included on the bucket list of many people. The most iconic landmark of the Great Ocean Road is the Twelve Apostles, which is just twelve kilometers east of Port Campbell, making Port Campbell a popular overnight stop to visit the nearby attractions.

There are various accommodation types available in and around Port Campbell, including RV and camping sites, Port Campbell (Great Ocean Road) hostels, bed and breakfasts, hotels, resorts, and motels. If traveling to Port Campbell during the summer period or during any holiday weekend, make sure you book in advance, as accommodation can book up. Hostels in Port Campbell (Great Ocean Road) are generally the cheapest option for solo travelers. Hostels in Port Campbell (Great Ocean Road) are usually of high quality, with modern facilities, helpful staff, information about the local area, parking, and sometimes even tours available. Hostels in Port Campbell (Great Ocean Road) and campsites usually have a shared, communal kitchen, and there are plenty of supermarkets around the area. If you don’t fancy cooking, there are also plenty of restaurants, cafes, and bars.

Port Campbell is a lovely, quiet spot -- a great place to spend a few days relaxing in the sun on the beach or exploring one of the many coastal hiking trails. Whatever your plan, make sure you pack plenty of water, extra food, and a sense of adventure.

Written by local enthusiast for Port Campbell hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Port Campbell hostels Kelly Sheldrick

FAQ about Port Campbell Hostels

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

A hostel in Port Campbell costs on average $32 for a dorm. A hostel in Port Campbell with private rooms costs on average $80.
There is exactly 1 Hostel in Port Campbell, 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 Port Campbell, Australia.

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Port Campbell.

Sow & Piglets Guesthouse is the best rated hostel for partying in Port Campbell.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Port Campbell

Your Packing List for Port Campbell

Pack smart, not hard

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

Port Campbell 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 Port Campbell, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$32 Average dorm price
$80 Average private room price
$33 Cheapest hostel in Port Campbell
Sow & Piglets Guesthouse is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Port Campbell
Sow & Piglets Guesthouse is the best rated
9 Average rating of all hostels

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