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Youth Hostels and Backpackers in Western Australia

Western Australia is extremely remote, with the majority of the two million people who live in the state residing in or around the state capital, Perth, in the southwest. After Perth, the next biggest towns are Broome and Albany, both of which have populations of around 30,000. However, the state’s natural beauty, including its national parks, beaches and deserts, as well as its employment opportunities, attract many travellers.

Despite its isolation, Perth attracts thousands of backpackers each year with its sunny climate, beautiful beaches and vibrant nightlife. Travellers on tours of youth hostels in Western Australia have plenty of lodgings to choose from in this area of the state, with affordable, comfortable hostels scattered all over the city.

The Billabong Backpackers Resort is among the most popular hostels in town due to its central location, swimming pool and gym facilities, organised activities and well-priced dorms and rooms. It offers free airport pick-ups. Another central hostel, just three minutes’ walk from the train station, is Britannia on William. Barbecue facilities give this place a real Aussie feel, while there is also a ‘Work West Job Shop’ which helps travellers to find employment.

Away from Perth, there is no shortage of youth hostels in Western Australia to stay at while on tour, but it is advised travellers know exactly where they are going and how long it should take to get there given the size and remoteness of the state. It is also recommended to book ahead and to give hostels an estimates time of arrival.

For travellers who have made it to this part of Australia, Broome, in the northwest of the country, is a popular stop-off point. One of the most popular hostels in this neck of the woods is the Kimberley Klub YHA. The resort features African gazebos, tropical gardens, a swimming pool and a poolside bar. A lounge, big screens showing sports and proximity to the beach make it the perfect place to kick back and relax for a few days while on tour of youth hostels in Western Australia.

Youth Hostels and Backpackers In Western Australia