Castaways Backpackers

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207 Sheridan St, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
+61 740 511 238

RM 62+

Castaways Backpackers
Sat 9/12
Sun 10/12

Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
Based on 202 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.1
  • 8.8
  • 6.1
  • 5.0

Good to know

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Clean bathroom
  • Clean hotel facilities
  • Good wifi quality


  • 1.1 km Center of Contemporary Arts
  • 1.2 km Cairns Esplanade
  • 1.4 km Cairns Central Shopping Centre
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Castaway's Backpackers is a small, clean, family-owned hostel that has been operating in Cairns for 26 years. We have friendly staff providing travelers 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 make your stay a memorable one.

We provide our guests with FREE wifi, FREE tea and coffee, discounted meal vouchers and a weekly BBQ.

Our place has a lovely, tropical swimming pool, fully equipped kitchen, a TV lounge with FREE movies and a book exchange.

Castaways Backpackers has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence 2015 for the fifth year in a row by Tripadvisor and the 2014 Top Choice Award by Lianorg.com.

We provide a FREE bus shuttle to and from the city centre. Next door to Castaway's are great local shops such as a supermarket, deli, bakery, 24h convenience store, ATM, pub and a bottleshop.

Castaway's Backpackers is located near Cairns Airport.

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Castaways Backpackers


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Bicycle hire
  • Outdoor pool
  • Express check out
  • Air-conditioned
  • Kitchen/Kitchenette
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free Internet
  • Train station shuttle
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Free parking
  • Storage available
  • Pets not allowed
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