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Global Backpackers Cairns
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Global Backpackers Cairns

67 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
1800 682 647

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Global Backpackers Cairns
Fri 31/5
Sat 1/6

About Global Backpackers Cairns

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Within a 20-minute walk from Cairns Railway Station, Global Backpackers Waterfront offers guests an ideal base when visiting Cairns. It also provides an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and an express check-in and check-out feature.

There are a range of amenities on offer to guests of the hostel, such as an airport shuttle, a games room and a 24-hour reception. In sunny weather, an outdoor terrace offers a nice spot to relax. A friendly tour desk is available and Reef Fleet Terminal is within a 10-minute walk, making it easy for guests to discover the area and its attractions.

All rooms are air conditioned and equipped with a ceiling fan, cable/satellite channels and a shower. They are also soundproofed.

Places of interest close to Global Backpackers Waterfront include Cairns Central and Cairns Convention Centre. The Reef Hotel Casino is also within walking distance.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Global Backpackers Cairns

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Airport shuttle
  • Internet
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Express check-out
  • Golf

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled access
  • Roll-in shower
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by lift
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Adapted bath
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Designated smoking area


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner


  • Raised toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Things to do

  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Horse riding
  • Water park


  • Sea view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Soundproofing
  • Landmark view
  • Lockers
  • Pool view
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Services and conveniences

  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Shared kitchen
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Vending machine (drinks)


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle

Health and safety

  • Safe

Reviews of Global Backpackers Cairns

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67 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD 4870

What's nearby

  • Esplanade Lagoon101 yd
  • Cairns Regional Gallery155 yd
  • Cairns Esplanade334 yd
  • Center of Contemporary Arts397 yd
  • Cairns Rainforest Dome0.3 mi
  • Reef Hotel Casino0.3 mi
  • Cairns Historical Society Museum0.4 mi
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre0.5 mi
  • Cairns Civic Theatre0.9 mi
  • Barlow Park1 mi
  • Cazaly's Stadium2.2 mi
  • Flecker Botanic Gardens2.4 mi



Check in anytime after 13:00, check out anytime before 10:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Most expensive month to stay with an average 76% rise in price.
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Top tips for your stay at Global Backpackers Cairns

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Global Backpackers Cairns, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in January and October.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Global Backpackers Cairns, plan to stay on a Thursday or Monday. The most expensive day is usually Friday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Global Backpackers Cairns was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £62, while the most expensive was £62.
  • How long should you stay at Global Backpackers Cairns? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 7 days.

FAQs when booking at Global Backpackers Cairns

  • Where is Global Backpackers Cairns located?

    Global Backpackers Cairns is located at 67 The Esplanade in Cairns CBD, 0.4 miles from the centre of Cairns. Esplanade Lagoon is the closest landmark to Global Backpackers Cairns.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Global Backpackers Cairns?

    Check-in time is 13:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Global Backpackers Cairns.

  • Does Global Backpackers Cairns offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Global Backpackers Cairns offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Global Backpackers Cairns from the airport?

    Global Backpackers Cairns is 3 miles from Cairns. Global Backpackers Cairns is 78.3 miles from Bloomfield.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Global Backpackers Cairns hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Global Backpackers Cairns in Cairns and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Global Backpackers Cairns and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Global Backpackers Cairns.

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Value for money


Distance to city centre

0.4 mi

Nearest airport


Distance to airport

2.8 mi