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Sydney - Pittwater YHA Hostel

water access via Church Point to Halls Wharf, Morning Bay, NSW, Sydney, Australia


  • Late Check-out
  • BBQ
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Parking
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 12:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00


  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Sydney?

Contact us directly

Map and Directions


Enjoy the adventure of travelling to this unique water access hostel.

Bus: Direct Bus Service
E86 City to Church Point (afternoon peak hours, Monday to Friday - requires pre-purchase of ticket)
156 Manly to Church Point.
Regular Bus Service: L88 or L90 City to Narrabeen/Mona Vale change to 156 to Church Point.
Church Point Ferry Service timetable via their web site.

Water taxi runs Tuesday to Saturday 6.00am to midnight. Sunday and Monday 6.00am to 10.00pm

1 hour bus journey from the city to Church Point, then take a ferry or water taxi to Halls Wharf and 15 minute walk on bush track uphill to the hostel. Direct bus 156 from Manly or E86 from city in peak hours with prepaid ticket. Alternatively, from city, L90 bus with change to 156 at Mona Vale. Last ferry from Church Point is 7pm weekdays and 6.30pm weekends. Water taxi until midnight. WE ARE WATER ACCESS - YOU CAN DRIVE TO CHURCH POINT BUT NOT TO THE HOSTEL DOOR. Public car park at the Point is pay and display.
or park in nearby streets - eg Eastview Road. Bring torch if arriving after dark. ARRIVALS 12pm - 8pm OR AFTER 8pm BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT - CONTACT HOSTEL TO CONFIRM YOUR LATER TIME.

From Church Point public wharf take a ferry or water taxi to Halls Wharf then 15 minute walk uphill on bush track to YHA. YHA members receive 10% off full return ticket with Church Point Ferry Service.
If arriving at night bring torch
Arrive by foot/mountain bike via West Head Road/Towlers Bay Track.

We recommend to pack lightly, preferably using a backpack.

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