Reef Backpackers

140 Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia | Hotel
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Wunden lecken!

A travel blog entry by wandertroete


Zurueck in Cairns wird erstmal Telefoniert und zuhause erzaehlt, wie schlimm denn alles war hahaha! Dann treffe ich mich mit Annika. Wir kennen uns noch vom Flug und zufaellig ist sie auch noch in Cairns. Auch ihr muss ich erstmal ausfuehrlich erzaehlen, wie sehr das arme David denn gelitten hat!
Am ersten Advent spueren wir ein Free BBQ auf …

Entering Shark Territory...

A travel blog entry by coralreefer132


... from a regular steak. We also had a burrata salad and they brought the burrata out separately in a glass with balsamic dressing (almost like a sundae) then poured it over the plate of heirloom tomatoes. Very unique - a gorgeous place to have dinner and great company. Thanks, Shaun!

Took off to Cairns in the pouring rain which I wasn't thrilled about. Read ...

Reefs and Rainforrests

A travel blog entry by lornathomas


... who I work with walking down the street, so I ran out to say 'hi' and have a quick catch up with him, which was bizarre, but also quite cool! In the evening we visited the night market to have a look around, it was like being back in Asia, lots of tat stalls around selling various things and even offering Thai massages! After a wander around the market we got sushi and then headed to Gilligan's the famous hostel/bar to meet up with a friend ...


A travel blog entry by p.albin


... but I'm so glad I did the 2 introductory dives. On the dives we saw the reef through unbelieveably clear water, swam with the most friendly sea turtle for about 5 minutes (see photo 12!!), closed giant clams, held starfish and also saw Nemos, Stingrays and Barracudas aswell as lots of other sea creatures. I stayed at Gilligans in Cairns which is a really lively place with a bar/club at the hostel and tons of cool people all ...

G'day Mate

A travel blog entry by jmrowantravel


... kangaroos, lorry sideswiping you, uninsured driver etc are very common accidents. On top of this we had to pay for an extra driver, extra taxes, airport levies, which doubled our car hire fee!!
Walked away feeling punch drunk, never needed to pay more for extras than the car hire.
Drove from Cairns to Port Douglas, lovely sandy beaches with palm trees and tropical vegertation. Port Douglas is an upmarket holiday destination. A ...

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This hotel, located on 140 Grafton Street, Cairns, is near Great Barrier Reef Dive & Snorkel Adventures, Reef Encounter, Cairns Dive Centre, and Barron Gorge National Park.
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Reviewed by wandertroete


Reviewed Dec 1, 2012
by (9 reviews) Cologne , Germany Flag of Germany

Fruehstueck, gemuetlich, klein, aber nicht gaz so sauber!

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TripAdvisor Reviews Reef Backpackers Cairns

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good