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Guests sitting in the dining room at Youth Shack Backpackers.
Guests swimming in the pool at Youth Shack Backpackers.

Youth Shack Backpackers

Youth Shack Backpackers is a 340 bed hostel in the heart of the city with a newly renovated pool, new cooking equipment, new carpet in hall ways, all rooms painted and new flooring.

There are two en-suite rooms, 5 doubles, 5 twins with TV and fridge and 5 twins and 5 doubles with fridge only.

The hostel also has its own bar with great daily specials a large dining area, self catering kitchen with new appliances and a sundeck overlooking the pool area.

The dorm rooms are four bed dorms and two six bed dorms. All of the rooms have power points with USB ports and individual lockers.

Inclusions - breakfast cereal and toast with free tea coffee and sugar all day. There is also a free barbeque during the week for guests.

A tour desk is available to help with travel arrangements. There is a television room for guests and a study room for international students with 3 computers, a printer and a large table for studying, a bookshelf and a comfortable couch to relax.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Automatic Teller Machine
  • Baggage Holding Room
  • Bar
  • Carpark
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Communal Refrigerator
  • Communal Shower
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tour Desk
  • Free Wifi


  • COVID Safe

Budget Twins Doubles and 4 Share Dorms

Sleeps 340 guests

All private rooms are air conditioned and come with a small fridge, storage for your luggage and clothing, with side tables. They have standard and ensuite room which also have smart television.

All Dorms are 4 share, there is female only rooms, and mixed dorms.


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