Best Backpacker Digs For Surfing in Australia

January 6, 2012 | By | Reply More
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Australia SurfersThe backpackers you choose to stay at in Australia will have a big effect on the amount of partying and surfing you manage to fit in. These backpackers in Sydney, Brisbane, Byron Bay and on the Gold Coast have all been carefully selected for their surfboard hire and moonlight activity potential.

The surfer’s choice hostel in Brisbane is Sleeping Inn Surfers Paradise. There’s always something happening at Sleeping Inn Surfers Paradise, with a range of seasonal activities catering to all tastes and skill sets. The hostel is located just minutes walk from the Surfers Paradise famous beaches, and offers free boogie board hire for aspiring surfers looking to hit those summer waves. Make the most of free activities including dive-in movies, BBQ and limousine pick-up. Private and dorm rooms from €19.50pppn.

Backpackers in Sydney should head down to the Cronulla Beach YHA. Home to famous reef breaks such as Cronulla Point and Shark Island, Cronulla Beach is the perennial surfing locale south of Sydney city. Cronulla Beach YHA is a modern budget backpackers’ accommodation located only a few minutes’ walk from the sandy shore. Grab one of the hostels free bodyboards and attempt to catch a wave! Surfing lessons are available from local companies and can be booked through the hotel reception. Shared rooms are available from €24.20pppn.

Far from your typical Byron Bay backpackers hostel, Evans Head Surf Shack is the perfect mix of budget accommodation and adventure experience. A hidden treasure, the hostel offers 3-day package deals consisting of transport to Byron, meals, surf equipment, daily surf lessons, surfboard factory tours, sea kayaking, dolphin watching, yoga sessions and more. Package prices are from €72.74pppn.

Finally, San Simeon Beachfront Apartments is the ideal place for backpackers in the Gold Coast to those looking to ride some waves. Right on the surf beach at Tugun you’ll find the San Simeon Beachfront Apartments with superb 1 and 2 bedroom accommodation. Every apartment has a balcony with Pacific views as well as a full kitchen and laundry facilities. There’s also a swimming pool on site and a rooftop spa and steamy sauna, for adults only. You can also enjoy Wi-Fi, tennis courts and a games room with video games and a pool table. Prices start from €9.53pppn

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