Australia has some absolutely unreal backpacker accommodation and we'll be showing you the best of it. From private lodges to tipis and of course hostels where you can meet other backpackers, there's a wide range of accommodation available for your east coast trip.
HOP-ON HOP-OFF PASSES
Accommodation is not included in your Hop-on, Hop-off Pass so you have the flexibility to stay as long as you like in any of our destinations and at a place that suits your budget. You can easily book accommodation as you go via the Stray Mate app or through your driver.
HOW MUCH DOES ACCOMMODATION COST?
Normal backpacker hostel rates are about $25-$45 per night for a dorm bed and $40-$90 per person for a double/twin room.
Hostels hold allocations for Stray travellers so you'll be guaranteed a bed even in busy season, but they release these 48 hours in advance so be sure to book ahead of time in peak season (October to April).
WHAT IS PREFERRED ACCOMMODATION LIKE?
Our preferred accommodation venues usually offer a choice of dorm, double and twin share. The majority have full kitchen facilities, a TV lounge and internet.
At our Strademark stops like River Retreat and Barrington Tops, we are so far off the beaten track there's no other accommodation available. In this case there's a set price for your bed and meals due to a lack of other places to stay or kitchen facilities.