Featuring free WiFi, a barbecue and a terrace, Flying Fox Backpackers offers accommodations 1476 feet from Katoomba station.. Free breakfast and parking is offered. The staff can assist with booking hiking, climbing, canyoning and local activities. Shared guest areas include the Chill Out Hut and BBQ area, the hammocks and a log fired lounge room. The property has a climbing wall and hosts homemade pizza nights, pasta nights and great BBQ nights. Breakfast includes bread, condiments and cereals. Tea, coffee and roasted coffee available all day. Bike hire is available at this hostel and the area is popular for cycling. Three Sisters Cable Car is 1.4 mi from Flying Fox Backpackers, while The Three Sisters is 1.9 mi away. The nearest airport is Kingsford Smith Airport, 52 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

FREE parking!


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 twin bed
1 full bed
1 twin bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
High score for Katoomba
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • A
    Brazil Brazil
    Great vibe. During my stay guests cooked and had dinner together. The owner was also friendly and helpful.
  • Tibor
    United States of America United States of America
    Unique hostel in that it has a community and family vibe. kitchen had all staples and spices. Everything was organized and everyone maintained it that way. Cozy common area with fire.Ross, the host is a good source of information.
  • Rachieb93
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The shared spaces were really friendly and inclusive.

Area info

Amenities of Flying Fox Backpackers
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Laundry
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English

Property practice

This property told us they've implemented a practice in one of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, or nature.

House rules
Flying Fox Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!

From 11:00 to 21:00
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Until 10:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 10 years
Extra bed upon request

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Flying Fox Backpackers of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Flying Fox Backpackers

  • The prices at Flying Fox Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Flying Fox Backpackers is from 11:00 AM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Flying Fox Backpackers is 1,800 feet from the center of Katoomba. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Flying Fox Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Bicycle rental