Our clean hostel has dorms, singles, twins and double rooms. It is not over crowded and has a relaxed and very friendly atmosphere.
This is a great place to stay for longer visits. You can relax at the hostel and look at the murals of Australia painted at the hostel or stand on the beautiful beach and watch the sunset.
Bunbury is a great place to use as a base to see other parts of the South West of Western Australia.
Our smiles are genuine and we happily help all travellers!
Everything is so close for your convenience. It is only 5 minutes walk to the beach, cafe strip, bus station, visitor information centre, shopping centre, night life & main street. Dolphin Retreat has the best value beds and facilities.
Guests enjoy free toast & jam breakfast, use pool table, games room, BBQ, bikes, boogie boards, tea & coffee, movie nights, parking, unique visitor guide and help & smiles, helping you have a great time in Bunbury. We have all the information you need to be able to see, swim and work with the famous Bunbury Dolphins, finding work as well as all the other things to do in & around Dolphin City.
Bunbury is the gateway to the South West of Australia and is surrounded by wineries and nature. The things to do in Bunbury include swimming at the sandy beaches, snorkelling, watching the friendly dolphins, bush & forest walks, learn to surf, fly a plane, swim or kayak with the dolphins, feed kangaroos and more at the wildlife park, fishing, sky diving, diving on the ship wrecked Lena, visit Gnomesville & leave a gnome. Find out about these attractions & much more from the unique Bunbury Visitor Guide we give to all our guests.
The covered BBQ area with large gas barbecue, outdoor seating and tables is a great area for relaxing & talking. A pool table, games and TV are free to use in the games room near the outdoor area. These are the areas where everyone gathers to relax, learn about new adventures and make new friends.
We have free to use bicycle and boogie boards available for guests.
The Lounge Room offers comfortable seating, TV & books to read. Coin operated high speed internet kiosks are available 24hrs a day.
Dolphin Retreat offers accommodation for singles, couples and groups. Bedrooms are arranged in a variety of combinations including dormitory style, single, twin, triple, family & group rooms. Included free with beds is all bed linen, pillows and doonas/blankets so you can get a comfortable nights sleep.
All bathroom & toilet facilities are conveniently located in the hostel and in close proximity to the bedrooms.
A well equipped kitchen (stoves, ovens, microwave, pots & pans, crockery and cutlery) is available for guests use. Coin operated laundry facilities and outside clothesline is also available for guests use. Free toast & jam breakfast and free tea & coffee daily.
Drink & food vending machines are available for use 24hrs.
Off street parking is available at the rear of the hostel.
Pay for 6 nights and receive the 7th night FREE.
We look forward to seeing you soon!
The only train station is located 5km from the hostel. A free bus will transport you to the bus station that is only 300m from the hostel.
The Visitor Information Centre is located next to the bus station and only 300m from the hostel.