Tasmanian Backpacker situated in the township of
Latrobe just 8km from the city of Devonport.

While offering amazing hostel rooms at great rates, we pride ourselves on our unrivalled social atmosphere and friendly environment. We do everything to ensure you have a great experience.

Most rooms in the hostel are two-person bunks, offering more privacy than dorm situations.

Rates are affordable, and all linen is included!

Amenities & Employment

Explore Tasmania’s Beauty with Tasmanian Backpacker.

A 400-metre walk takes you to the post office and the town centre. In the township, you can purchase groceries, pizza, Subway, and access the internet at the Library. A bus service commutes to Devonport City every hour and returns. Latrobe is central for all harvesting jobs on the northwest coast of Tasmania.

The Berry Exchange is a major employer operating from Devonport, offering jobs for picking raspberries and blueberries; the Devonport farm is 6km from the hostel. Additionally, there are opportunities for apple picking, potato harvesting, grape picking, cherry picking, carrots, broccoli, beans, etc., which require employees from November through to July. The hostel collaborates with several employment agents, and while we cannot guarantee you work, we can add you to the agents’ list.