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YHA Pittwater Eco Sydney is only accessible via water taxi or ferry only, followed by an uphill walk. Located on a hillside overlooking Pittwater Harbor, YHA Pittwater Eco Sydney is located next to the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. You can admire the amazing views over the bay and the national park from the terrace, or relax by the fireplace in the guest lounge. The BBQ area is the perfect place to enjoy a casual meal. The reception desk can arrange kayak rental, and provide information on visits to historic Aboriginal engraving sites. The property also provides a fully equipped kitchen, musical instruments, board games and guest laundry facilities. Guests can watch wallabies, native birds and possums from the terrace. The hostel offers a choice of dormitory rooms and private rooms. Toilet and bathroom facilities are shared. It is a 19 mi drive from central Sydney to Church Point, followed by a ferry or water taxi from Church Point to Halls Wharf. It is then 10 minutes' walk from Halls Wharf via a bush track up.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)


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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

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Staff
9.7
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.5
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
9.7
Location
9.6
High score for Church Point
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  • Hannah
    Singapore Singapore
    I had the best time staying here over the long weekend. The hostel is nicely set up with a large kitchen, games room, deck overlooking the bay, and a fire pit for roasting marshmallows at night. It was so tranquil waking up to birdsong in the...
  • Corinne
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    A wonderful stay at an amazing place . Loved the setting and a wonderful space . Great rooms with river views , really well stocked kitchen and comfortable reading room. Loved the coffee and morning espresso , and the cheese plate was...
  • Ainin
    Malaysia Malaysia
    the location is perfectly located within the nature. while the climb up to the property took about 10mins, it was manageable. the property is also clean, well-maintained and tidy. the hosts were also friendly and very helpful. had the best stay...

Area info

Amenities of YHA Pittwater Eco, Sydney
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
View
  • Landmark view
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Badminton equipment
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional charge
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
Internet
No internet access available.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
  • Express check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Spa
  • Yoga classes
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules
YHA Pittwater Eco, Sydney takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in
From 13:00 to 20:00
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Check-out
From 08:00 to 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.

Children 3 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Groups
When booking more than 10 rooms, different policies and additional fees may apply.
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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that you cannot drive to the hostel, this property is only accessible via ferry/river taxi from Church Point. The last ferry on weekdays is at 7pm and 6.30pm on weekends and public holidays. Water taxi's stop between 8-9pm.

If you expect to arrive after 8pm, please inform YHA Pittwater Eco Sydney in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that there are no shops to purchase food in the area. The closest shops are located in Church Point or Mona Vale.

The supervision of guests under 18 years of age remains the responsibility of their parent or legal guardian while at a YHA property. Guests under 18 years of age are not permitted to stay in Co-living shared dormitory rooms, they can only be accommodated in private rooms. For further information on the YHA child safety policy please contact the property directly.

For bookings of 10 or more guests, different prices, policies and procedures may apply. For further information please contact the property directly.

There is paid parking at Church Point ferry wharf, just outside the Pasadena, however this can be costly. For free parking search Google Maps for Bakers Rd Church Point, it’s about a 10-15 minute walk from the ferry wharf we suggest dropping off your food, luggage and passengers at the ferry wharf while you park and walk back to the wharf.

From Church Point Wharf you will catch the Church Point ferry to Hall’s Wharf. Tickets are purchased onboard. Trips are limited so make sure you check them out before leaving.

There is an inclined trek from Hall’s Wharf to the property which may not be suitable for visitors with mobility issues. It is a 10 -15 minute walk along a fire trail to the property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform YHA Pittwater Eco, Sydney 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.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about YHA Pittwater Eco, Sydney

  • YHA Pittwater Eco, Sydney offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Beachfront
    • Hand massage
    • Walking tours
    • Foot massage
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Yoga classes
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Back massage
    • Cooking class
    • Full-body massage
    • Themed dinners
    • Head massage
    • Beach
    • Badminton equipment
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Neck massage

  • The prices at YHA Pittwater Eco, Sydney may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • YHA Pittwater Eco, Sydney is 1.2 miles from the center of Church Point. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at YHA Pittwater Eco, Sydney is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.