Bounce Cairns

Top choice hostel in Cairns
Image by

Bounce is a cut above many Cairns budget spots, with tidy dorms and neat studio-style apartments with kitchen and balcony, sleeping four. The central deck, pool and games room are great for socialising. Fantastic freebies – including wi-fi, hot breakfasts, guided hikes each Friday and a Saturday BBQ – seal the deal.

Information from

Quick description

Renovated in 2019, Bounce Cairns offers resort-style, award-winning hostel accommodation featuring a free breakfast and free high-speed WiFi. Guests can relax in the outdoor pool and enjoy the outdoor bar to socialise and meet new people. It is centrally located in the heart of Cairns and just a short walk from the main attractions of the city. All rooms are fully air-conditioned and feature spacious en suite bathrooms, plus your own private balcony or courtyard gardens. The entertainment team at the property can also organise events in the hostel every day and night, plus show guests the top backpacker bars that offer cheap meals and drinks. Cairns International Airport is 15 minutes’ drive away.

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. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours. Please note that the guests will experience noise from Monday until Friday 09:00-17:00 and some Saturdays 09:00-13:00 due to renovations. Please note that guests under 18 years of age and over 35 years of age cannot be accommodated at the property. You must show a valid photo ID upon check-in. Please note for bookings of 8 or more rooms or people, different policies and procedures may apply. For further information please contact the property in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout


  • Fire extinguishers
  • Swimming pool
  • Shared kitchen
  • Wifi
  • Smoke alarms
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Sun terrace
  • Security alarm
  • Evening entertainment
  • Table tennis
  • Terrace
  • Cctv outside property
  • Tour desk
  • Shallow end
  • Lockers
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Internet services
  • First aid kit available
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Bikes available (free)
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Fence around pool
  • Garden
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Designated smoking area
  • Billiards
  • Adult only
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Pub crawls
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Cashless payment available

Food and drink

  • Bar


  • Laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Outdoor pool


  • Free WiFi available