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

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      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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      A travel blog entry by freundlytravels on Sep 27, 2014

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      ... cooling tower. Let's just say the Smithsonian won't be calling us soon. Hint: We carry bubble wrap to wrap souvenirs so used it to wrap our paintings. Going to Cairns (pronounced Cans). Australians don't say their R letter and just like our Philly friends call water, "wadah". On the flight here, the attendant was handing out breakfast and got to a sleepy Jim. She said, "I have to get a new cat". Jim ...

      Australia! Cairns...

      A travel blog entry by kate_matt on Sep 11, 2014

      1 photo

      ... ridiculously clear water and brightly coloured corals so close you had to be careful not to touch them. The fish and sea life were varied in shapes and sizes, in turquoise, yellow, blue, purple, rainbow, shimmery, you name it we saw it! We swam through huge shoals of fish as well as little friendly rainbow fish who weren't afraid to get up close and personal. We snorkelled for a good 40 mins taking in as much as we could before our group were called for ...

      Day 48-52: Cairns

      A travel blog entry by nathanasi on Jul 31, 2014

      15 photos

      ... marvels of this reef on this particular day. Overall it was an excellent experience and we were jealous of the crew who make this trip virtually every day, not a bad office to go to each day! In the evening we went to a great restaurant called Raw Prawn along the Esplanade where we finally plucked up the courage to try "bugs". They were delicious and instead of being creepy crawlies (as we first thought!) they are in fact crayfish, they call small crayfish "yabbies" and large ones ...

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      Gecko Hostel
      Cairns, Australia