Base Backpackers Sydney
Find the rest of the world with us.
Base Backpackers Sydney hostel is where all the big "down under" adventures begin. Open 24 hours with a cosmopolitan buzz, Base is the perfect Sydney backpackers to stay, work, travel and play.
Get ready to make new friends in our spacious dorm rooms.
The Spot to be social
Loads of daytime activities and a pumping bar to help you make new mates.
Beach Day, BBQ Games at Bronte/Bondi Beach. Meet at Reception @ 11:45am
Trivia Night at Scary Canary @ 7:30pm
Sunset Walk to Mrs MacQuarie's Chair. Meet at Reception @ 7:15pm. Silent Disco at Scary Canary @ 9:30pm
Yoga at 9am @ Hyde Park. Meet in Reception @ 8:45am
Wet Wednesday at Scary Canary @ 9pm
Wine and Cheese at Scary Canary @ 4:30pm
Open Mic Night at Scary Canary @ 6:30pm
Guided Tour around City (New Tour every week) Meet at Reception @ 2pm
Live Band & Res DJ’s at Scary Canary @ 9pm
Day out at Glebe Markets. Meet in Reception @ 12pm
Resident DJ’s @ 9pm
Pool Competition & Killer Pool at Scary Canary @ 3:30pm
Pub Crawl at Scary Canary @ 7:30pm
4 min Walk
Queen Victoria Building
10 min Walk
SeaLife Sydney Aquarium
30 min Walk
Sydney Opera House
Is there transport from the airport?
You have a few options:
Shuttle Bus: catch a shuttle bus from Domestic or International terminal, they will take you to the hostel for AU$15 one way. It takes approximately 20 minutes depending on the traffic, from 5am to 7pm, 7 days a week.
Train: Catch the train from either terminal - the Green line towards the city, get off at Town Hall station, Base Sydney Hostel is just behind Town Hall towards Darling Harbour. It costs AU$15.20 one way, they run from 4am to midnight during the week, from 5am on week-ends.
Taxi: A taxi costs $40-60.
Do you have Free Wifi at Base Sydney?
Of course we do! There's free wifi between 7am & 7pm every day, see the travel desk for the code. Premium wifi is available - $4 for 24 hours or $12 for a week.
Can I store my Luggage with you?
We have free luggage storage available for all customers staying at our Sydney Backpackers for 24 hours.
Is there a supermarket near to Base Sydney?
Woolworths is just a 2 minute walk away
Can I work at your hostel?
Yes, if you have a valid working visa and we have vacant positions! Check workingholiday.co for the latest jobs!
Do you allow Juggalo's to stay with you?
Yes we do, we let anyone over 18 with a valid passport stay. Your room mates might not like you in your Juggalo outfit though!
Do you have to stay at Base Sydney to visit the bar?
All Sydney backpackers are welcome at The Scary Canary. Come along and meet backpackers staying in hostels all over Sydney.