Gecko's Backpackers

187 Bunda St., Cairns, Queensland, Australia | Hostel
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Day Ninety Eight: Oz. Over And Out.

A travel blog entry by emmahannahmilla


... her first experience back in Chiang Mai!), swam in a few natural lakes, and even visited the waterfall where Peter André filmed his famous 'Mysterious Girl'. Sadly, the water in each venue was FREEZING, but we soldiered on with chattering teeth to capture some of the iconic 'hair flick' shots taken by tourists. Pneumonia will totally be worth the Instagram... Thawed out and safely back home, we frequented Gilligan's again for our last night in Cairns, ...

Thanks for the memories, Cairns!

A travel blog entry by coralreefer132


... in a happy place but it was a process...I am learning how everything works here.

So glad I went to the reef when I did - the rain was really coming down yesterday. Very overcast and not a great day to be out on the water. Of course my mind goes to the murky waters and low visibility that the snorkelers must be experiencing. Screams shark central to me. Hope they are listening for the whistle and watching for forehead signals!

My last day in Cairns ...

Cyclone getaway Cairns

A travel blog entry by lizemma10

... amongst the Daintree rainforest. Arriving at Cape Tribulation where the rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef the view was spectacular. Turquoise blue waters with rainforest emerging from the water and the noises of animals in the background. Unable to go in the waters due to the risk of crocs or stingers we drove to several different spots to take in the breathtaking views. The heat was overwhelming and we were running back to the air con at every ...

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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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    Reviewed by pair_of_beggars

    Bed bugs! Horrendous.

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

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