Global Backpackers Cairns

Embark on the ultimate waterfront retreat at our world-class Youth Hostel, exclusively for 18 to 35-year-olds. Since its grand opening in 2019, Global Hostel has firmly established itself in a remarkable location on the Esplanade, directly facing Cairns Swimming Lagoon. As you step through our doors, you’ll be in the vicinity of a plethora of dining options, a vibrant nightlife scene, and excellent shopping opportunities.

Our hostel boasts an array of contemporary amenities. We meet your every need with air-conditioned bedrooms, complimentary WiFi, a convenient travel desk, and an awe-inspiring communal rooftop deck and lounge offering sweeping vistas of the Coral Sea. This space is perfect for relaxation and embracing the tropical waterfront ambiance. So, without further ado, come join us at Global Hostel, and let your adventure commence!

Next, interested in visiting the Great Barrier Reef while you are in Cairns? Check out Reef Experience – the best value day tour from Cairns!

  • Firstly, this hostel is opposite Esplanade Swimming Lagoon
  • From shared dorms to private rooms with ensuite – there’s a room for everyone!
  • Communal Rooftop Lounge Deck with Sea Views
  • Modern Kitchen on Rooftop
  • Gym
  • Free WiFi
  • All Rooms Air-Conditioned
  • All Linen Supplied / Laundry Facilities

Global Backpackers Cairns is located at 67 The Esplanade, Cairns QLD 4870.

Terms & Conditions
Global Backpackers is a ‘Youth Hostel’ for guests aged 18 to 35 years old. Furthermore, we require a Passport ID for check-in and if it is found you are over 35 years old you will not be permitted to check in and no refund will be given.

A minimum of 2 nights is required to book.

Check-In: 1:00 pm

Check-Out: 10:00 am

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Global Backpackers Cairns Accommodations

Global Backpackers Cairns

4 Bed Dorm Standard (no ensuite)

Global Backpackers Cairns

4 Bed Dorm Standard with ensuite

Global Backpackers Cairns

Queen Private Room


1 Review for “Global Backpackers Cairns”

  1. Tamara Lim

    Perfect location! Friendly staff! We loved our stay here in July 2023.


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