Port Douglas Backpackers

Hostel in Port Douglas

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7.9 out of 10

For a cheap bed close to the centre of town, this brand-new place will suit travellers looking for action. There's a lively bar at the front, clean four- to eight-bed dorms, a few private rooms at the rear and a pool in-between. Free transfer to Cairns Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.

Quick description via booking.com

Boasting a saltwater pool, a bar and a poolside cinema, Port Douglas Backpackers is within a 5-minute walk of Four Mile Beach, Macrossan Street and Marina Mirage. Free parking and free WiFi access are provided. Guests enjoy free events and tours daily. Accommodation options include private rooms and dormitories and each features lockers and USB charging facilities. Bathroom facilities are shared for most rooms. The property has a lounge room with cable TV. You can prepare meals in the shared kitchen or enjoy barbecue on the sundeck. Laundry facilities are available. Port Douglas Backpackers is a 10-minute walk from Anzac Park. It is 53 km from central Cairns and Cairns Airport.

Important information

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Please note that late check outs or early check ins are not available, however luggage storage facilities are available.

You must show a valid credit card upon check in. This credit card must be in the same name as the guest's name on the booking confirmation.

Please note that there is a free shuttle bus from Cairns every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday starting at 10:00 and returning to Cairns the same day at 12:00. Bookings for the shuttle are subject to availability. For further information, please contact the property in advance using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and must be in a private room (dorm rooms are accepted however if the number of guests is less than the number of beds, each of the beds must be booked so the room is considered private).

Guests are required to present a valid form of ID on check in – an Australian Drivers licence or International Passport are accepted.

Please note that a $10 key deposit is payable upon check in.

Features of Port Douglas Backpackers


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Airport shuttle
  • Fishing
  • Games room
  • Free parking
  • Internet services
  • Billiards
  • Windsurfing
  • Bbq facilities
  • Cycling
  • Tour desk
  • Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Wifi
  • Sun terrace
  • Entertainment staff
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Shared kitchen
  • Lockers
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Evening entertainment
  • On-site parking

Food and drink

  • Bar


  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Outdoor pool


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning


  • Laundry
  • Luggage storage


  • Free WiFi available


  • Private parking