Gecko's Backpackers

Address: 187 Bunda St., Cairns, Queensland, 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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    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

    I got SAVAGED!!!!

    A travel blog entry by pandcjs_travels on May 24, 2015

    3 comments, 12 photos

    ... no longer able to resist the urge to scratch and made a huge mess of my legs.
    I tried all sorts of remedies including Hydro-cortisone cream and Stingose to no avail.
    Any heat for example the sun, caused me to rip at my legs.
    I even considered sandpaper at one stage.
    The itch lasted for about six days and by that time I looked like someone with a severe infection of Pox...


    Oh No, Not Another Airplane!

    A travel blog entry by olytrains on Apr 19, 2015

    1 photo

    ... free” internet service here requires that I make a purchase from one of five listed stores in the terminal. In Australia there is no such thing as truly free internet at an airport.

    I’m afraid my carefully laid plans for the day have run into a snag. We kept our rental car over night and planned to return it at 12:30, just before the car rental agency closed for the day. We got a fairly early start this morning (8:30) and headed out ...

    Things I've Learnt | Part Two

    A travel blog entry by pmacklin on Apr 01, 2015

    1 photo

    ... apartment for the best part of the last two weeks and its got me feeling restless and thoughtful. Last week I shared my thoughts about why I no longer mind ******* people off. And I want to elaborate on that. I don't agree with pandering to people's opinions or expectations - sometimes they simply aren't warranted or welcome. But the biggest challenge of not caring about what other people think isn't actually an external battle, but an ...

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    Gecko Hostel
    Cairns, Australia