Gecko's Backpackers

Address: 187 Bunda St., Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 187 Bunda St., Cairns, is near Paronella Park, Deep Sea Divers Den, Passions of Paradise Reef Tour, and Billy Tea Bush Safaris.
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          • Swimming pool


          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Kitchenette
          • Free parking


          • Continental Breakfast

          TravelPod Member ReviewsGecko's Backpackers Cairns

          Reviewed by pair_of_beggars

          Bed bugs! Horrendous.

          Reviewed Jan 2, 2013
          by (19 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

          TripAdvisor Reviews Gecko's Backpackers Cairns

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

          Travel Blogs from Cairns

          Gateway to the Barrier Reef

          A travel blog entry by staceyandneil on Dec 05, 2014

          22 photos

          Arriving in Cairns we were here for one reason - The Great Barrier Reef! This was the most popular place to access the reef. We had heard some negative reviews, mostly that a lot of the reef is damaged and there are better places. However, as we hadn't seen it before we knew we would still appreciate it and it would be cheaper here than other …

          Day 22. - 23rd July

          A travel blog entry by sueandmacca on Jul 23, 2015

          5 photos

          ... to the food court to have some Asian food. The variety was incredible and as usual our eyes were bigger than our tummies. Brian had heaps of seafood and could hardly move at the end, but that didn't stop us having an icecream to finish off. Home again, tomorrow is another day. Greg & Di are leaving Graeme's and heading down to a park the other side of Cairns tomorrow. We will see what the weather brings to what we will ...

          Still travelling...

          A travel blog entry by redhalo on Jul 07, 2015

          2 photos

          ... with my bag and I was able to check it in and get on the bus to the domestic transfers terminal. Had a beef noodle thing for lunch ($17!!! Whaaat?! And it wasn't even at an expensive place!!) as wont get food on the flight and I do t want to add being 'hangry' into the mix of ill and tired. So looking forward to a hot shower and proper bed at the hostel. 20:25 Flight to Cairns was pretty cool -got great views of the reef and even ...


          A travel blog entry by heathervdv on Jun 13, 2015

          6 photos

          ... walk on the beach because it was raining off and on and it was just too wet. I was hoping to get to the night market , but Mick didn't want to, so that didn't happen. The night before we left, it bucketed down just about the whole night, and was still raining when we got up in the morning. Mick certainly wasn't looking forward to packing up in it, but fortunately for him there were a couple of ...

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          Gecko Hostel
          Cairns, Australia