Backpackers Accommodation in Australia

Australian Backpacking Holidays

As a country of grand scale and spectacular beauty, backpacking offers an affordable approach to travel and accommodation when taking adventures across Australia. Not limited to international students & travellers alone, backpacker accommodation is increasingly becoming also popular local choice for cost conscious holiday makers, often adding a great range of additional services, facilities, and travel or tour savings to your stay.


Every year more than 500,000 visitors stay in backpacker accommodation from the Northern most tip of tropical Queensland to the historic island of Tasmania, contributing more than $3 billion annually to our economy.

On turu you can find more than 700 choices of backpacking accommodation available throughout Australia with many also offering additional backpacking holidays including surf safaris, outback tours and more.

The accommodation available for holiday makers choosing to backpack in Australia varies widely in price and facilities. A recent introduction includes "flashpackers", with ensuite bathrooms, private rooms, key-cards, personal entertainment systems and the usual conveniences of a hotel included but at a more affordable price. Often these hostels will also include dormitory accommodation and double share rooms with group kitchen facilities for more cost conscious travellers.

Outside of the cities, coastal and inland backpacker accommodation and holiday parks may also include tenting options. Bringing a tent and sleeping under the stars is a great way to truly experience the great outdoors and another great can reduce your holiday cost considerably.

Whether its tenting, a hostel, a cabin or a caravan park – there is so much to discover when backpacking across Australia, you'll get to see even more of the country and make new friends from around the world!