Best Hostels Near Rockhampton Along the Capricorn Coast

The Capricorn Coast is a stretch of coastline in Central Queensland, Australia. It covers more than 150 kilometers from one end to the other, but it has a low population density and several small towns spread throughout. Yeppoon is in the center of the region. Rockhampton is one of the larger towns in the area and has decent shopping options. The coast is also lined with many resorts and interesting places to visit. There are great snorkeling opportunities and islands you can visit. There are also wildlife sanctuaries and rainforest retreats. Many of the towns also have a historical feel and make an interesting place to explore.

If you're looking for an affordable place to stay, there are a handful of hostels spread along the coast. Most hostels offer affordable dorm rooms and slightly more expensive private rooms. They typically have a communal kitchen, some common areas, and many have swimming pools.
How much do hostels in Rockhampton cost?
Average Dorm Price $20 ($20 to $20)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $51 ($51 to $51)

A good hostel for backpackers, solo travellers, female travellers, and small groups.

Dorm Bed: $20.16
Private Room: $25.39
Overall Rating: 68%
60 macfarlane street north rockhampton , Rockhampton Australia
Rockhampton Backpackers Hostel is one of the most popular hostels along the Capricorn Coast. It's located in Rockhampton and is just a short walk from the Fitzroy River and many different shops. If you're looking to split up the long bus ride between Airlie Beach and Hervey Bay, then this hostel makes a good base for exploring the area. They have a travel desk on-site where they can help you organize all kinds of trips and activities in the area.

The hostel has a pleasant setting that is surrounded by tropical gardens. There's a full kitchen that guests can use, a dining room where you can hang out, and a television and lounge room that is a great place to relax in large sofas. There's also a nice, tropically landscaped swimming pool.

The hostel has dorms as well as private twin and double rooms and cabins. All of the rooms are air conditioned and the dorms sleep either six or eight people. Male only, female only, and co-ed rooms are all available.

A good hostel for backpackers, solo travellers, and small groups.

Private Room: $25.38
Overall Rating: 57%
92 Pattison Street Emu Park , Rockhampton Australia
Emus Beach Resort is another good option for budget travelers along the Capricorn Coast. The hostel is about kilometers from Rockhampton and they offer pick ups from the bus and train station for about $10 each way. If you happen to be staying for three nights or more, the pick up is free. The hostel is located on one of the most beautiful beaches in the area and it looks out on Great Keppel Island. It's also just a short walk from the main street of Emu Park.

The hostel has several great amenities available for guests including an on-site bar and a heated pool that you can swim in year around. There are also laundry facilities and an internet cafe that guests can use. Guests also have access to a full kitchen and a barbecue area.

The hostel has dorm rooms that each have three beds and a ceiling fan. There's also a new motel style building that has four beds in every room, private bathrooms, and a balcony that looks out over the pool and bar.

This is a good an affordable option if you're hoping to split up the trip between Airlie Beach and Hervey Bay.
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