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The Flying Fox

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness

Property Description

The Flying Fox Backpackers is located in a lovely old building, 400 metres from town. Established to cater for independent travellers, the hostel has a social atmosphere and relaxed environment, it’s the perfect place to make new friends by the log fire with a cup of Italian roasted coffee and a Tim Tam.

We are a short 5 min walk from Katoomba Station and close to the start of the spectacular Blue Mountains World Heritage Listed walks.

We are passionate about this beautiful part of the world and look forward to sharing with you our knowledge on the many walking tracks and climbing routes in the area. At the Flying Fox guests are encouraged to minimise their impact on the environment, to tread lightly on this beautiful part of the world and to enjoy.

If you are an independent traveler looking for something a little different visit us today. We offer free breakfast, free WiFi, free maps, and a free pick up service.

At the Flying Fox you will enjoy a relaxed mountain atmosphere. Sit by the fire in our lounge room at night and make new friends while enjoying a cup of free Gluhwein or Mulled Wine and some free Tim Tams to dunk in your Tea. We often have free home cooked pasta nights with home made or Italian breads.

Appreciate the original artwork and soak up the atmosphere. Free DVDs, free WiFi, free book exchange and musical instruments, including didgeridoos, are available for you to try your hand with. We also have a camp fire each night for a couple of hours outside in our courtyard/ hut area.

Included in your price is a great free breakfast including Italian bread, honey jam, and a choice of cereal. Tea coffee and milk are provided all day, and we provide espresso coffee makers and free ground coffee!
If you don't feel like cooking while in the mountains you can try some of the best coffee in the world in Katoomba. Katoomba is coffee crazy! Pop down to one of the many great cafes and chat with the locals.

Bush Walks:
If you would like assistance with hiking trails please ask. We provide free maps for our guests on the areas around Katoomba, Leura, Wentworth Falls and Blackheath. We walk the trails ourselves we are happy to share our knowledge with you.

Mountain Biking:
The owner is a keen mountain biker who loves to help out anyone intending to take on the mountain trails.

Experience amazing local galleries in the Blue Mountains. Many are within easy walking distance from the Flying Fox.
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The Flying Fox Located at 190 Bathurst Road, Katoomba, , Blue Mountains.
The Flying Fox
Blue Mountains Blue Mountains 2780 190 Bathurst Road, Katoomba
87% 459
-33.7095612 150.3090941
The Flying Fox
    Rooms available Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom 7 Bed Mixed Dorm 7 Bed Female Dorm 7 Bed Female Dorm Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom Basic 7 Bed Female Dorm

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Sat 29 Oct 2016 - Tue 1 Nov 2016 Change

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" First hostel where I think: "Damned, I should stay longer" "

- Anonymous
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  • Free

    Free Breakfast Linen Included Free Parking Free City Maps Free Internet Access

  • General

    Security Lockers Common Room Bicycle Parking BBQ Adaptors Hot Showers Self-Catering Facilities Outdoor Terrace Reading Light Hair Dryers For Hire Parking Washing Machine Steam Room

  • Services

    Internet Access Laundry Facilities Bicycle Hire Towels for hire Luggage Storage 24 Hour Security

  • Entertainment




Child Friendly Credit Cards Accepted Taxes Included

Things to Note

Cancellations must be made at least 2 days before your scheduled arrival date. If you miss this deadline, we are entitled to charge you for the cost of the entire booking.

Maximum 2 people for a double or twin room and 3 people for a triple room.

Please note there is a no cancellation policy for any bookings taken for school holiday periods long weekends and public holidays special events winter magic and The Blues and Roots Festival and for the period 23rd December to 10th January inclusive. The full amount will be deducted when we receive your booking information.

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated above (see 'Things to Note' information).

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