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Australia Accommodation

Australia has some absolutely unreal backpacker accommodation and we'll be showing you the best of it. There's a wide range of accommodation available for your east coast trip.  Our preferred accommodation venues usually offer a choice of dorm, double and twin share.  The majority have full kitchen facilities, a TV lounge and internet. 


Freestyle Passes

Accommodation: Your choice - Pay-as-you-go
Cost: Approx $25-$45 AUD per night for a dorm bed
Book: Stray preferred accommodation in the Stray Mate App 48 hours before

Emu Accomm Highlight AU

Kick back and relax poolside at Emu Park and enjoy quad-share 'bunk-free' rooms.

Our Accommodation Guarantee

We guarantee a dorm bed at each stop along the route for the each night of the itinerary. 

To secure your bed from the Stray allocation you must ensure you book via the Stray Mate App before the 'cut off time' which is usually 48 hours before check in. In peak season (October - April) we recommend booking your accommodation well in advance. 

It's Your Choice 

You are welcome to book your own accommodation but please note that we will depart each day from the Stray Accommodation so if you've booked somewhere else, just meet us there!

Single Choice Options

At some very special stops, we get so far off the beaten track there is only one accommodation option available. Here there is a set price for your bed and meals due to a lack of other places to stay or kitchen facilities.

  • Barrington Tops - Riverwood Downs

  • Spot X Surf Camp - Spot X
  • Emu's Beach Resort - Emu Park


Freestyle Tours

Accommodation: Shared 4-10 bed mixed-sex dorms.
Cost: Included 

Dorm-share accommodation is included for each night of the tour itinerary. We stay in hostels, lodges, campgrounds, cabins and overnight on a sailing ship in the Whitsundays! If you hop off you'll need to book your additional nights' accommodation via the Stray Mate app. 

Whitsundays Sailing Boat

Freestyle tours include an overnight stay on a boat in the Whitsundays.