Airlie Waterfront Backpackers



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Flashpackin' good-times, with coveted ocean views, squeaky-clean rooms and flatscreen TVs.

Our independent authors have visited Airlie Waterfront Backpackers and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Airlie Beach.

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The perfect place to start your Whitsunday holiday.
Ideally located directly across from the beach, close to main street, lagoon and coach terminal.
Free WIFI for all in house guests.

Welcome to Airlie Waterfront Backpackers, located in the heart of Airlie Beach, the gateway to the beautiful Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef.

Our Hostel is not the typical backpackers with bars and clubs so you can be sure to get a good night sleep. We are approximately 50 meters from the main street where you can find a variety bars, clubs, shops, cafes and restaurants. There is also a vast variety of restaurants conveniently located on the first floor of our backpackers resort which means you don’t have to walk far to find somewhere to have breakfast,lunch or dinner.

Our friendly reception staff can offer you some fantastic deals for overnight sailing packages as well as day trips to the Whitsunday Islands, Fraser Island tours, Cairns tours and many more great locations.

Our housekeeping staff are dedicated and take pride in their job, which makes our hostel one of the cleanest in Airlie Beach.

We offer several different types of Accommodation to suit all travelers. Our rooms are modern and are fantastic value for money. All rooms are air-conditioned and have linen provided as well as 24 hour kitchen facilities, spacious balconies with seating areas to sit back and enjoy the stunning ocean views.

Our Hostel is a secure building which is monitored by security fobs. This means that only in-house guests are allowed on the premises. This reduces theft and misuses of our facilities.

So if you are looking for somewhere with great views, quiet enough to get a good night sleep, great value for money, clean and comfortable with friendly staff , then we are the hostel for you.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Important: Office Hours are from 7am till 7pm, for late arrivals please call to organise a late check in. Any cancellations need to be made by 2pm the day BEFORE check-in. For groups of six or more cancellations need to be made by 2pm three days BEFORE check-in.

We strictly no not do check ins or check outs on Christmas Day or New Years day

Services & facilities

  • Parking
    • Free Parking
    • Parking
  • Housekeeping
    • Housekeeping
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Linen Included
    • Towels Included
  • Outdoor space
    • Outdoor Terrace
  • Guest services
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Luggage storage
    • Luggage Storage
  • Air Conditioning
    • Air Conditioning
    • Ceiling Fan
  • Transport/transfers
    • Airport Transfers
  • Bureau de Change/ATM
    • ATM
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free WiFi
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