Backpacker Hostels

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$25.00
Per Night

Cairns Holiday Park

Cairns Holiday Park

Location, location, location - Cairns Holiday Park is central to Cairns finest attractions including beaches, Great Barrier Reef, bungy jumping, water sports, Cairns Esplanade, marina, butterfly sanctuary, sky rail cableway and the bustling centre of Cairns City.

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Nomads Cairns Backpackers

Nomads Cairns Backpackers Resort is the ultimate tropical backpackers hostel located just minutes from major transportation and attraction's such as the Esplanade Lagoon. Nomads Cairns Resort has a variety of rooms to suit all needs including King private rooms, doubles and twins with and witho...

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JJ's Backpackers Hostel

JJ's Backpackers Hostel

An award winning hostel, JJ's Backpackers is one of the few smaller hostels in Cairns offering excellent service, clean rooms and fun times! Breakfast and WIFI included, swimming pool and travel service. Ample free parking, kitchen, laundry facilities with a choice of dorms (only 3,4 or 5 share), do...

Tropic Days Backpackers

Tropic Days

Tropic Days is a charming little guest house offering , FREE Internet, 24h unlimited FREE WIFI, FREE tea & coffee, All linen and towels with extremely clean facilities to the budget conscious traveller, set in tropical landscaped gardens and a relaxed environment. This Cairns backpackers’ accommodat...

The Bellview

The Bellview

The Bellview offers budget accommodation on the Esplanade in Cairns - the heart of Tropical North Queensland. The Bellview is just across from the water and a short stroll to the City shops, restaurants and the Marina for departures to the Great Barrier Reef. The Bellview caters for all budget consc...

Cairns Beach House - Hostel

Cairns Beach House - Hostel

We've fantastic friendly staff and great Cairns hostel facilities to meet all your needs.If you are looking to meet great people and have the Cairns backpacker hostel experience of a lifetime then the Beach House is for you. Don't forget that we offer a Free meal daily, Free WiFi and Free bed lin...

Global Backpackers Central

Global Backpackers Central

Global Backpackers Central was originally a cinema that was built in the early 1900's. The designers took great care to design a functional purpose built hoastel without sacrificing any of the comforts of home. At Global Central enjoy the ultimate experience in inner city living at it’s best.This...

Koala Beach Resort

Koala Beach Resort

Koala Beach Resort Cairns offers quality accommodation situated in the heart of Cairns close to the Esplanade, shops, banks, restaurants and bars.

Cairns Central YHA

Cairns Central YHA

Cairns is a backpackers' mecca and Cairns Central YHA Backpackers Hostel has all a backpacker needs for a comfortable stay. Cairns hostel is opposite Cairns Central Shopping Centre and is a short walk from the Cairns Esplanade. Here, you will find lots of pubs, shops and cafes, plus Trinity Wharf,...

Caravella Backpackers 149

Caravella Backpackers 149

Caravella Backpackers is without a doubt, one of Cairns' most popular Backpacker Resorts!! Located on the Esplanade, our Caravella locations are opposite the famous Lagoon and at the heart of Cairns City. Enjoy the laid back atmosphere and spectacular views of the waterfront Esplanade - a bustli...

The Jack - The Union Jack Hotel & Cairns Hostel

The Jack - The Union Jack Hotel & Cairns Hostel

The 'Jack' as it is affectionately known is just a little different than your average Cairns Pub, we are not just a Hotel with a Bar and Restaurant, we are a LARGE entertainment venue with a very central Cairns Hostel, oh did I mention fabulous dining? The Union Jack in Cairns has two Great indoo...

Travellers Oasis Backpackers

Travellers Oasis

Travellers Oasis Cairns Backpackers is a charming little guest house offering cosy and clean facilities to a budget conscious travellers, in a friendly and relaxed environment. Centrally located in a quiet safe area, our guests can relax in our sparkling pool, with hammocks and chill out to the m...

Corona Backpackers Cairns

Corona Backpackers Cairns

Corona Backpackers Hostel is without doubt one of Cairns' most iconic backpacker hostels. By offering cheap accommodation managed in a very easy going manner, we provide the perfect solution for adventurous travellers looking to explore and experience the Australian tropics. Corona Backpackers is lo...

Bohemia Resort

Bohemia Resort

Bohemia Resort Cairns is one of regions most popular & diverse leisure properties, offering a myriad of price busting accommodation types with a total of 72 rooms and suites available. With over 15 different room types on offer Bohemia Resort is sure to easily accommodate any type of single, lei...

Kuranda Rainforest Retreat

Kuranda Resort

The Kuranda Rainforest Retreat is within walking distance to the famous Kuranda Village, with all it’s cozy cafes, extensive markets, butterfly house, zoo, Kuranda Railway, Kuranda Skyrail and other attractions. Being situated in the cooler mountainous Hinterland of Cairns, makes Kuranda the ideal...

Gecko's Backpackers

Gecko's Backpackers

Gecko's is a small, quiet and friendly hostel centrally located to all the important facilities of Cairns. Come and experience the laid-back North Queenland lifestyle - chill out by the pool, swing in a hammock, laze on the balconies while our friendly helpful staff make your stay a memorable one i...

Castaway's Backpackers

Castaway's Backpackers

Castaway's Backpackers is a small, clean, family-owned hostel that has been operating in Cairns for 26 years. We have friendly staff providing travellers with a real "home away from home" atmosphere. Our staff have expert knowledge of all the local tours and are happy to help you book trips to ma...

Bohemia Central Backpackers Hostel (BHA Central)

Bohemia Central Backpackers Hostel (BHA Central)

Bohemia Central Backpacker Hostel is an oasis in the centre of Cairns City. Housed in an "Old Queenslander" style heritage hotel with wide verandahs, Bohemia Central Backpacker Hostel is a maze of 54 bright, scrupulously clean, airconditioned rooms. You can choose from Single, Double or Queen Rooms...

Cairns BatPackers Tourist Hostel

Embrace The Fruit Bat Spectacled Flying Fox of Tropical North Queenslands Herritage Rainforrest Region

Fruit Bat inspired and themed Backpackers and Tourist CBD Accommodation. A premium backpacker venue, modern and Diverse with a theme that is ecologically and culturally aimed at The Worlds Vulnerable and tropical yet invaluable "Fruit Bat" or the (spectacled Flying Fox)

Njoy! Travellers Resort

Njoy! Travellers Resort

Njoy! offers Cairns Backpacker & Budget Accommodation with a difference! We serve up a chilled & funky atmosphere in a safe, secure and clean environment. Our friendly, experienced, cool & groovy staff will bathe you in our unique brand of Ultimate Hospitality! To ensure that your visit to Cairns is...

Cairns Sharehouse

Based in tropical Cairns we offer a huge variety of share accommodation options to suit all tastes, styles, and budgets. Private single rooms from $20.00 per night & twin-share from $18.00 per night / person. Choose from a selection of 32 modern share apartments all within walking distance of the ci...

Dreamtime Travellers Rest

Dreamtime Travellers Rest

Dreamtime Hostel is a small, clean and friendly backpackers in the center of Cairns. Dreamtime Backpackers Cairns is renowned for our unique, relaxed and homely atmosphere set within a lush tropical oasis. Our team at Dreamtime hostel pride ourselves on our local knowledge, providing you with...

Gilligans Backpackers Hotel and Resort Cairns

Gilligans Backpackers Hotel and Resort Cairns

Gilligan's is Australia's leading backpacker hotel and resort located in the heart of Cairns. Offering a blend of traditional backpacker dorm accommodation and hotel rooms. All room types are fully airconditioned with ensuite. Each of the four levels has it’s own state of the art kitchen an...

Cairns City Backpackers

Cairns City Backpackers

Cairns City Backpackers Hostel is the ideal Cairns hostel; small, quiet and friendly, and best of all it is ideally located in a quiet backstreet just a short walk from the heart of Cairns and a 5 minute walk to Cairns Central Shopping Centre.

Cairns Girls Hostel

Cairns Girls Hostel

The Cairns Girls Hostel is a comfortable Women`s only Hostel is located in the Central Business District - only 2 minutes walk to main shopping and tourist outlets. Easy access to main Cinema`s, Night Clubs, Waterfront and the Lagoon.

Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort

Calypso Inn Backpackers Resort

Calypso takes you back to the roots of backpacking, a true travellers rest. Built on years of experience, and a great reputation, Calypso is very different to your average hostel, it's simply excellent! With atmosphere served chilled and relaxed.

Global Backpackers Cairns Waterfront

Global Backpackers is one of the original and favourite backpacker hostels in Cairns, offering a range of affordable accommodation options all year round. At Global Cairns Waterfront, the Esplanade Lagoon is directly opposite you so you can cook a BBQ, swim, enjoy free fitness classes or simply chi...

Northern Greenhouse

Northern Greenhouse

Situated in the heart of Cairns, The Northern Greenhouse is an ideal destination to experience the best of tropical North Queensland! A purpose built property designed for the 5-star backpacker, the Northern Greenhouse features resort style accommodation plus all the standard features you've come to...

About Backpacker Hostels For Cairns

Backpackers are a great place to meet people and make new friends. Nowadays the standard of backpackers has improved vastly with the quality of accommodation competing with nearby hotels. It is a great budget alternative for all ages and types of traveller. Rooms range from 4,6 and 8 bed dorm share, to twin and double rooms with shared bathroom facilities or twin or double rooms with ensuite bathrooms.

Facilities generally include a tour booking desk, self cook kitchen, swimming pool and tv lounge. Some hostels also feature a bar, cafe, internet lounge, games room, bike hire etc.

A great atmosphere can be found at backpacker hostels with social nights ranging from BBQs and movie nights to quiz nights and pub crawls. There is so much to do and see in the region and there is no better way to find the best recommended tours and activities than by speaking to fellow travellers.

For the young and the young at heart, the carefree mode of journeying known the world over as backpacking is a great way to travel. Not surprisingly, this region's natural attractions long ago gained a special status amongst these discerning, worldly travellers and the Tropical North has been catering for backpackers longer than any other regional Australian destination.

Accommodation around the area is both varied and good value for money, with traditional hostels, budget resorts, backpacker wilderness lodges and even tent villages on offer.

Cairns will offer you the best backpacking holiday adventure with pumping parties every night, the best backpackers hostels and backpacker accommodation in the southern hemisphere, plus two World Heritage listed beauties –Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest

Whether you’re keen to party, get your heart pumping to the tune of adventure, see wildlife, earn some cash or just have fun and hang out, Cairns and Great Barrier Reef has got you covered.