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via ferry/water taxi from Church Point to Halls Wharf, then 15min walk uphill to hostel
Postal: PO Box 197 Church Point NSW 2105
Phone: (+612) 9999 5748
Fax: (+612) 9999 5749
Manager: Michael Doherty & Sarah Polomka
8am - 11am, 5pm - 8pm
Arrival Time: midday onwards
exclusive use from $1720 for Friday & Saturday night. $760
per night Sunday to Thursday. To book please call 02 9999 5748.
Direct Bus Service
E86 City to Church Point (afternoon peak hours) 156 Manly to Church Point.
L88/L90 City to Narrabeen/Mona Vale change to 156 to Church Point.
Church Point Ferry Service timetable with bus connections (21kb, PDF)
From Church Point public wharf take a ferry or water taxi to Halls Wharf then 15 minute walk uphill to YHA. YHA members receive 10% off full return ticket with Church Point Ferry Service.
Arrive by foot/mountain bike via West Head Road/Towlers Bay Track. We recommend to pack lightly, preferably using a backpack.
Advance bookings essential. BRING ALL FOOD. DUE TO WATER SHORTAGE, GUESTS ARE ASKED TO SUPPLY THEIR OWN BED LINEN.
A supply of margarine, cooking oil, sugar, herbs and spices is available at the YHA for other than group bookings.
Great location, great facilities, great place to relax
Grahame S. (October 2013)
Beautifully secluded setting, stunning views over Pittwater, friendly staff... A great place to relax and experience the bushland and wildlife! I will definitely come back!
Wiebke M. (August 2013)
Beautiful setting - you feel like you're miles away from Sydney
Karen B. (August 2013)
This is a beautiful place to stay. We YHA-ers are lucky to stay in such a special place for such a reasonable price.
Lesley J. (May 2013)
We had a wonderful stay there. Beautifully secluded location and a family friendly environment (*Perhaps, more appropriate for school aged children and above). Great host, Michael. Highly recommended.
Fukuta M. (April 2013)
A great escape from the hustle and bustle of Sydney. Getting here is an adventure in itself, but it's worth it for the relaxed, friendly atmosphere and fresh air. Perfect antidote to city hostels. If you're looking for a peaceful stay with other like
John F. (March 2013)
A magical way to explore Sydney's northern beachs and spectacular natural bush land. An easy 2 hour bus ride from the hustle and bustle of Sydney's CBD will reward you with the serenity that is Pittwater. Kayaking was a great way to explore the water
Stephen R. (February 2013)
Excellent hostel in a stunning location!
Graeme L. (January 2013)
What a beautiful and tranquil place. As soon as you hop onto the ferry to make your way to the YHA it is time to start relaxing. This continues at the hostel - lounging in the hammocks, soaking up the sunshine on the verndah, watching the wildlife an
Aine H. (July 2012)
It was a amazing experience !! That is what I have to say !! The staff was amazing and friendly ... I got lucky and even got a free dinner and breakfast !!! Amazing food by the way !! In the early morning me and other guest woke up really early and w
vitor h. (June 2012)
Hillside lodge nestled over Morning Bay in Ku-ring-gai National Park. This hostel is an easy escape from the busy city life of Sydney and ideal for groups. Attractions include bushwalks to lookouts and Aboriginal engravings, plus from the hostel you can see native birds, wallabies, possums and goannas.
IMPORTANT: Please use the Location Map as a general indication of the hostel area only. Download detailed information and map of how to access the hostel here.
Pittwater YHA Information & Map
Kayak and picnic around the bay. Bushwalk to lookouts, aboriginal engraving sites and waterfalls. See native animals in their natural setting. Try twilight sailing or just doing nothing! The bushland and the azure backdrop of Pittwater's bays have attracted YHA hostel users since World War II. Read about the hostel's rich history.
Contact us for details of our upcoming events - download our calendar of events below.
Pittwater YHA history (346kb, PDF)
Pittwater Bush Regeneration Weekends 11-13 April and 12-14 September 2014
Bring food supplies. Closest store Church Pt
Just relax, bring a book and prepare to enjoy the serenity
25% off adult entry
Ph: 02 9240 8888
20% off adult tickets for The Sydney Opera House Tour.
Ph: 02 9250 7250
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)