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Hervey Bay - Colonial Village YHA

820 Boat Harbour Drive, Hervey Bay, 4655, Australia

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Hervey Bay YHA - The Gate Way to the World Heritage Listed Fraser Island - Home to the World Whale Watching Capital (July - October)

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Hervey Bay Hostel

Hostel Hervey Bay

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

This remarkable hostel in Hervey Bay is situated on eight acres of natural bushland, the Colonial Village YHA offers two full-size tennis courts, volleyball court, basketball hoop, swimming pool, pool table, internet, licensed bar and eatery. Close to Fraser Island, with the ferry terminal and beach nearby., Multi-share rooms with ensuite bathroom, standard double and twin rooms with shared bathroom, and a 2 bedroom villa (listed as Private room 3-bed) with 1 queen double and 2 singles, ensuite, kitchenette, A/C, lounge, TV and patio are available to book.

Hervey Bay makes a great place to go Whale watching during the months of July to November and is close to Fraser Island.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 2 stay free.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • No membership purchase necessary, it is included for this booking.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Hot tub
  • Playground
  • Swimming pool
  • TV room
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine
  • Café/Bistro

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers
  • Computer Charges - Charges Apply
  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Charges Apply
  • Internet Cafe Distance - At or next to the hostel

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning Type - In selected areas
  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - Free
  • Cycle Rental
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lockers Available
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 07:00 to 11:00
From 15:00 to 20:00
From 15:00 to 10:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +61-7-41251844

Fax. +61-7-41253161

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Fraser Island (5 to 10km)
  • Whale Watching (July-October) (Less than 500m)
  • Lady Elliot Island (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



Clean friendly well locate (car needed) multiple kitchens but knives forks sparse pool is bonus and QUITE


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Thu 24 Aug 2017

I liked the location. What needs improvement are: Efficiency, WiFi coverage and availability, and in-room lock boxes for security.


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Sat 04 Feb 2017

The kitchen was not very clean. Good place to book a tour to Fraser Island. The restaurant was good.


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Thu 26 Dec 2013


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (Less than 500m)
  • Cinema (More than 10km)
  • City Centre (More than 10km)
  • Cycle trails (3 to 5km)
  • Golf course (3 to 5km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (500m - 1km)
  • Local market (2 to 3km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (5 to 10km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (5 to 10km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (1 to 2km)
  • Swimming pool (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (More than 10km)
  • Water park (More than 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

The hostel is located 3km from the Airport.
The hostel is located 7km from the Stockland Hervey Bay Transit Centre (Pialba) which is serviced by Greyhound and Premier. A free courtesy transfer is available please contact the hostel directly in advance for times and bookings.
Alternate Transport
Parking available
Parking available.
The hostel is located 30km from the station. Local bus from door for backpackers convenience.

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