Backpacker Hostels in Bunbury, Australia

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

Bunbury is a coastal town located approximately two hours south of Perth, in the South West of Western Australia. There are several cycling and walking trails in and around Bunbury; the most popular is the coastal path, which passes through several coastal dune systems with native coastal bush land and wildlife, and along a beautiful stretch of white, sandy beaches and blue waters. Many walking trails can also be found in one of the many surrounding reserves and parks. Dolphin sightings are also not uncommon in this area; the summer months are the best time to visit Bunbury for bottlenose dolphin sightings. There is also a Dolphin Discovery Center located at Koombana Bay, which provides information about the local marine life. There are also many good restaurants; shops; cafes; and a harbor area, which usually has some evening entertainment as well as bars and more restaurants.

There are many accommodation options in Bunbury; the most popular options for budget travelers are either Bunbury hostel accommodation or camping. Hostels in Bunbury provide a friendly social atmosphere, usually with large communal areas. Some also have barbecue facilities and hammocks to relax in and read a book, or take a nap. Bunbury hostel staff can usually help arrange adventure trips, such as horseback riding or diving trips, as well as cruises and sailing trips. Most hostels in Bunbury also offer laundry facilities, free Wi-Fi or internet, a communal kitchen with communal fridge, and free tourist information and sometimes free region maps and book exchanges. The best Bunbury hostel location in general is near the beaches.

Written by local enthusiast for Bunbury hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Bunbury hostels Kelly Sheldrick

FAQ about Bunbury Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Bunbury. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Bunbury. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right? shows all 2 Hostels in Bunbury. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 2 hostels in Bunbury, Australia.

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Your Packing List for Bunbury

Your Packing List for Bunbury

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

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Bunbury 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 Bunbury, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
2 Total number of hostels
$28 Average dorm price
$28 Cheapest hostel in Bunbury
Most Bunbury hostels are located in
Dolphin City
7.4 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Bunbury - from the Community

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