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Featured Hostels in Cairns

Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort
Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort
2.0 out of 5.0 57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD
AU$137
A stay at Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel & Resort places you in the heart of Cairns, within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns Night ...
Freedom Cairns
Freedom Cairns
2.0 out of 5.0 1/7 Shields St, Cairns, QLD
AU$56
With a stay at Freedom Cairns in Cairns (Cairns Central Business District), you'll be steps from Cairns Night Markets and 7 minutes by foot from Cairns ...
Global Backpackers Cairns
Global Backpackers Cairns
2.0 out of 5.0 67 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
AU$48
With a stay at Global Backpackers Cairns, you'll be centrally located in Cairns, within a 5-minute walk of Cairns Esplanade and Esplanade Lagoon.
Cairns Central YHA - Hostel
Cairns Central YHA - Hostel
3.0 out of 5.0 20-26 McLeod Street, Cairns, QLD
AU$79
Located in Cairns (Cairns Central Business District), Cairns Central YHA - Hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns Night ...
Caravella Backpackers
Caravella Backpackers
2.0 out of 5.0 149 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
AU$52
When you stay at Caravella Backpackers in Cairns, you'll be near the beach, within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Night Markets.
Bounce Cairns
Bounce Cairns
2.0 out of 5.0 117 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD
AU$94
Located in Cairns (Cairns Central Business District), Bounce Cairns is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns Night Markets.
Mad Monkey Backpackers Cairns
Mad Monkey Backpackers Cairns
2.0 out of 5.0 100 Sheridan Street, Cairns, QLD
AU$59
With a stay at Mad Monkey Backpackers Cairns in Cairns (Cairns Central Business District), you'll be a 5-minute walk from Cairns Central Shopping Centre and ...
The Jack Backpackers
The Jack Backpackers
2.0 out of 5.0 Cnr Spence & Sheridan Sts, Cairns, QLD
AU$60
Located in Cairns (Cairns Central Business District), The Jack Backpackers is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns Convention ...
Reef Backpackers
Reef Backpackers
2.0 out of 5.0 140 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD
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A stay at Reef Backpackers places you in the heart of Cairns, within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central Shopping Centre.
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Cairns Student & Backpacker Accommodation

For you, life is a journey, not a destination. If not for the whole needing a job thing, you’d be a world traveller, and all your friends would be #sojelly. But instead you’ve saved up your time off (or maybe even scored a sweet freelance gig), and you’ve been thinking about all the places you could go. In fact, maybe you’ve been thinking a little too hard—it’s holiday time, and you need a place to stay. You also know you don’t have to be flush with heaps of moolah to find your perfect spot. You just need a place to crash after all your adventures, anyway. We’ve got Cairns budget backpackers accommodation to save the day.

Hostels were literally made for last minute travel. They’re cheap, they’re fun, and they’re always around. Kinda like your bestie, hostels are the sort of friend who’s always there for you in a pinch, with a pitcher of margaritas and an epic playlist, ready to party. They’re youth accommodation at its finest. You’ll be out exploring Cairns all day, then coming back just to get ready for the nightlife. You’ll probably meet loads of newfound friends, and the next morning—or more likely, afternoon—it all starts again.

When it comes to holidaying on the cheap, backpackers know where it’s at: Cairns hostel bookings from lastminute.com.au. They’ve got everything you need, and nothing you don’t. So throw a few things in your backpack and get travelling—Cairns isn’t going to wait forever!


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