Budget Sleeps -- There are seven YHA hostels in Tasmania. In Hobart, the best is Montgomery's Private Hotel & YHA Backpackers, 9 Argyle St. (tel. 03/6231 2660), right in the heart of the city, which has bunk rooms for A$28 to A$30, doubles from A$112 to A$130 and family rooms for A$130. Adelphi Court YHA (tel. 03/6228 4829) is in North Hobart. The state YHA office is at 9 Argyle St., Hobart (tel. 03/6234 9617; www.yha.com.au).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.