Cairns Waterfront Backpackers

Address: 83 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 83 The Esplanade, Cairns, is near Reef Encounter, Great Barrier Reef Dive & Snorkel Adventures, Paronella Park, and Cairns Dive Centre.
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Travel Blogs from Cairns

A quiet day

A travel blog entry by elvis-on-tour on Aug 25, 2014

3 comments, 1 photo

After another big sleep in (getting up around 9am) we pretty much did not do much at all.... Ray was feeling slightly better and even tried out for a job as the pool boy (or is that pool man). We wanted to go for a swim, but it was just too cold. We went for a bit of a drive this afternoon, only as far as Edmonston. We picked up a few groceries. We have ...

Cairns day 2

A travel blog entry by mandibec87 on Aug 12, 2014

4 photos

... couldn't stay here because they have a dog) it was great to see them again & Bryce loved showing Chloe his excellent bike riding skills, she reacted the same way I did about 3 weeks ago lots of slow downs & be careful, he has come a long way but is such a dare devil. Bryce & Chris enjoyed noddles for dinner sitting in their camp chairs around the 'fire' Adam & I had Prawns thanks to a Cafe shopping. AAB ...

Runaway Train

A travel blog entry by themossfamily on Jul 28, 2014

2 comments, 4 photos

... the concept and did really well, and the boomerangs really did return. Even Alice got to have a throw and loved it. Mike and I also tried our hand at spear throwing…. Mmmm if it was left to me, I think we would starve, with my spear landing almost at my feet. Thankfully mike was much better, ‘a natural’ he was told!We watched a lively Tjapukai dance show, which Alice loved and got her groove on with the dancers, clapping and singing away. ...


A travel blog entry by footloose-too on Jul 15, 2014

2 photos

... turned out sunny and both the lagoon and park were liberally covered with sun bathers. No concern about melanoma here clearly. But I suppose if so many other things can kill you why worry about skin cancer years down the track. After a salad for lunch in one of the seafront cafés, we took a look at the centre of town. It's all looking a bit sad and seedy. Like many towns, the big stores have moved out to shopping centres and left it to 2$ shops ...

Day 23: Cairns

A travel blog entry by caseyfmoore on Jun 18, 2014

1 comment, 6 photos

... were given a safety number so that they made sure that everyone was back on the boat when we were ready to go back to the dock.

We were given a snorkel set and flippers when we first got on, so that when we arrived we didn't have to worry about wasting time when we got to the reef. The boat ride was actually pretty bumpy, the water was really rough on the way there. We didn't go very fast, actually many of the other boats headed out to the reef passed us. It was kind ...