Cairns Waterfront Backpackers

A Home in the Heart of the City

Located on the Cairns Esplanade, just moments from the swimming lagoon and Cairns Pier, Cairns Waterfront Backpackers offers air conditioned accommodation with a free dinner discount vouchers. It has an outdoor pool and a spacious patio. Free WiFi, Free Breakfast, Washing and Dryer Facility, Airport shuttle service, Computers in the common area and a great TV area.


Cairns Waterfront Hostel is 5 minutes' walk from several restaurants, cafes and night clubs.

Airport pick up is available from 08:00 until 20:00 daily. Accommodation options include dormitory rooms and private rooms. Some accommodation offers a private en suite bathroom.

If you need help with your tours or things to do in Cairns have a chat with our friendly staff and they will be able to plan all of your trips with a great discount.


This is our guests' favorite part of Cairns, according to independent reviews.

Our Hostel

Our private rooms offer great value for money and are able to accommodate up to 3 guest which is great for groups or couples. All private include free breakfast, WiFi and shared bathroom facility.


Meet new people experience cairns

Hi, my name is Camila and I’m a nutritionist from the south of Brazil. I moved to the beautiful Ipanema neighborhood two years ago with my husband, Tiago. We live in a homie highrise just off the Leblon Beach, but in the summer we travel!

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Phone: 07 4000 0860

Address: 83 Esplanade, Cairns City 4870