Hostel in Kalbarri, Australia

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

Kalbarri, located at the heart of the Kalbarri National Park in the North of Western Australia, situated on the Murchison River, and next to the Gantheaume Bay. Kalbarri is an ideal place for surfing, bushwalking, bird watching, horse riding, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing; its white, empty, sandy beaches, natural wilderness, and clean river waters are all just a stone's throw away.

There are many hostels in Kalbarri, but accommodation tends to book up during the peak season, during the Australia school holidays (December and January and the month of July). Hostels in Kalbarri are generally spacious with good facilities, and a lively, social atmosphere. Some Kalbarri hostels even include access to pool and barbecue facilities. Rentals for bikes and kayaks can usually be arranged through the hostel, as well as various tours and bushwalking excursions.

Hostels in Kalbarri are modern; some provide air-conditioning or fans, and some provide a complimentary breakfast, or access to a fully equipped kitchen. There are many good restaurants and cafes in the town center, as well as a few supermarkets and mini-marts. Hostels in Kalbarri usually offer private or dorm rooms, with either access to a private or shared bathroom. Showers almost always have hot water available (though in the summer months, a cold shower will probably be more appealing).

There are also a few camping options available, however it is important to only camp in designated camping areas. It is illegal to camp in some parts, particularly in the National Parks. The local police do reinforce these laws, and hefty fines usually result if not complying with these laws. There are also strict camping fire rules to manage the high risk of bush fires, which is a major problem particularly during the summer months (December through February).

Written by local enthusiast for Kalbarri hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Kalbarri hostels Kelly Sheldrick

FAQ about Kalbarri Hostels

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

A hostel in Kalbarri costs on average $23 for a dorm. A hostel in Kalbarri with private rooms costs on average $73.
There is exactly 1 Hostel in Kalbarri, Australia. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
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Your Packing List for Kalbarri

Your Packing List for Kalbarri

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Kalbarri 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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Kalbarri 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 Kalbarri, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$23 Average dorm price
$73 Average private room price
$24 Cheapest hostel in Kalbarri
8.2 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Kalbarri - from the Community

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