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Located on a hillside overlooking Pittwater Harbor, Sydney Pittwater YHA 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.

Pittwater YHA Sydney is accessible via water taxi or ferry only, followed by an uphill walk. 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.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Sydney, Pittwater Eco YHA has been welcoming guests since Apr 26, 2013
Hotel chain/brand: Youth Hostels Association

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

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Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

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About Sydney, Pittwater Eco YHA

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  • Hi. Are there particular timetabled ferries that go to your place or do you have to catch a water taxi??? We would be arriving on a Sunday afternoon (27/9)

    there are scheduled ferrys until 6.30 pm weekends and 7pm weekdays. water taxi is a separate service and available eary to late. Cheers, Michael Pittwater YHA

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What's nearby
  • Pittwater
    0.9 miles
  • Colin Beashel Marine
    1 miles
  • Holmeport Marinas
    1.3 miles
  • The Quays Marina
    1.7 miles
  • Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay
    1.9 miles
  • Careel Bay Marina
    2.2 miles
  • Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club
    2.3 miles
  • Bayview Anchorage Marina
    2.3 miles
  • Gibson Marina
    2.3 miles
  • Princes Street Marina
    2.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Church Point cafe
    3.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Morning Bay, overlooking Pittwater
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Kingsford Smith Airport
    22.2 miles
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Amenities of Sydney, Pittwater Eco YHA
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • 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 Off-site Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Library
  • Fishing
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate/Cookies
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
No internet access available.
Parking options available
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • 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
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Yoga classes
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

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 19:00 and 6.30pm on weekends and public holidays. Water taxis are available until 22:00.

If you expect to arrive after 20:00, please inform Sydney, Pittwater YHA in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that bed linen is available at a surcharge, or you can bring your own sheets and pillow slip. Sleeping bags are not permitted.

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

Children are welcome, but are not permitted to stay in dormitory rooms.
Children aged 17 need a letter from a parent/legal guardian to stay in dormitory rooms.
If children are 16 or under, they will need a parent/legal guardian aged over 21 to stay with them in a private room.

Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

FAQs about Sydney, Pittwater Eco YHA

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

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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Sydney, Pittwater Eco YHA (subject to availability):

    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking

  • Check-in at Sydney, Pittwater Eco YHA is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Sydney, Pittwater Eco YHA is 1.2 miles from the center of Church Point.

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