When you’ve booked your trip of a lifetime, one of the first things you need to do is arrange your accommodation. If you are on a Working Holiday Visa and plan to backpack around Oz, then hostels are the ideal bases to explore the surrounding attractions and rest those weary eyes after an action packed day out. Australia hostels generally offer budget accommodation at affordable prices for travellers and students, who are looking for friendly, safe and fun places to stay.

There are many fantastic quality hostels nestled in the heart of the big cities of Australia; Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Cairns being some of the cities offering the best hostels going. These city hostels offer many facilities and activities for all travellers, ranging from; swimming pools, BBQ’s, roof terraces, parties, bars, themed nights, job agencies, communal lounges, airport pickups, free meals, fully equipped kitchens, bed linen, choices of rooms from singles, doubles, private en-suites, female only rooms, dorms and plenty more.

The hostels in Sydney tend to centre around Kings Cross; in the heart of the buzzing city. Sydney is renowned for its impressive architecture, beachside resorts and iconic Sydney lifestyle. Melbourne boasts great value hostels, especially in the suburbs with a cosmopolitan way of life and a wonderful nightlife. Perth is home to many hostels mainly located in Northbridge, which is certainly the place to be. Cairns hostels are generally of a high standard, with the Great Barrier Reef attracting travellers worldwide.

We have chosen our favourite budget Australian hostels for you to stay at during your trip round Oz; which will provide you with good value, clean accommodation and impressive facilities...
Nomads Melbourne
This funky backpacker's hostel offers you fantastic facilities in an ideal location near the famous Victoria Markets.
Nomads Airlie Beach
Head to the newest hostel in town; Airlie Beach Backpackers has brand new facilities set in 7 acres of tropical splendour.
Nomads Cairns
A top notch traveller's hostel; A 4.5 star AAA rated budget accommodation! It boasts the best location, resort style facilities and onsite Bar.
Nomads Hervey Bay
This hostel is the gateway to World Heritage Listed Fraser Island and the perfect place to organise your Self Drive Fraser Island Tour!