• Backpacker Accommodation in the Heart of Darwin CBD
  • FREE Wifi!
  • Swimming Pool, Poolside Bar and Sun Deck!
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Experience the natural beauty and culture of the Northern Territory

Youthshack is a tranquil backpacker haven nestled in the very centre of Darwin.

Featuring a large semi-shaded pool, a poolside Bar, a great sundeck, a huge kitchen with adjoining dining area and a Job Shack desk, the Youth Shack Hostel Darwin has everything required to make your stay comfortable while in Darwin. Get your tan on atop the first floor rooftop sundeck after a day out adventuring or night out partying.

Added to all this, our experienced and helpful reception staff can assist you with all your tours in the Top End. Ask about our amazing deals on single or multi-day tours to Kakadu, the waterfalls of Litchfield National Park and Uluru.

We have a variety of room types available, 4, 6 or 8 bed dorms or private rooms with or without bathrooms. All rooms have lockers, air-conditioning and fans. We provide you with bedding, key card access to your room and the building after hours, plus your room gets cleaned every day!

The location, staff and atmosphere at Youthshack Hostel Darwin is great!

  • 24 Hour Check-in
  • Swimming Pool
  • Sun Deck
  • Poolside bar
  • Bar & Weekly Events
  • TV Room
  • Internet Computers and Wi-Fi
  • Air Conditioned Rooms
  • All Linen included
  • Travel Desk
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Lockers in dorms


Our Dorm rooms have plenty of space for all your comfort requirements; air conditioning, fans, sink and mirrors, lockers.
Our Twin & Double rooms have plenty of space for all your comfort requirements; air conditioning, fans, TV, fridge, sink and mirrors, lockers.

Youthshack Hostel Darwin
Address: 69 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT 0800

Phone: +61 08 89 23 9790

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Price range: $25 - $50

From the airport: The easiest way to get to us is using the Darwin Airport Shuttle Bus, this runs for every flight which arrives into the airport, the cost is $18 per person. Darwin CBD is a 20 minute drive from the airport. A taxi from the airport will cost between $27-$35.

From the bus terminal: The Greyhound Bus Terminal is a short 10 minute walk from the hostel.

By Car: We do have car parking available; however this is not guaranteed and cannot be reserved prior to your arrival. We charge a $150 deposit for parking due to the electronic remote which is provided for access to the car park.


Get 10 nights or more to spend at any of our hostels with the Bed Hopper Accommodation Pass