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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    TripAdvisor Reviews Gecko's Backpackers Cairns

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Cairns

    Crikey it's Cairns!

    A travel blog entry by soniya on Dec 23, 2014

    10 photos

    ... Barrier Reef was seriously spectacular and we had to pinch ourselves that we saw it so close up in all its beauty. Gilligans is renown for its built in club below the hostel - So we spent a large amount of time drinking, dancing, and enjoying the company of our various Irish roommates. (Anyone that knows us knows that we are suckers for the Irish charm!) Surrounded by Irish lads did mean we spent a great deal of our ...


    A travel blog entry by codie on Dec 04, 2014

    91 photos

    ... they could try and destroy anything you had. It tried biting off my bracelet, then walked over my back. It buggered off back to it's branch after a while. It hopped on to a childs hat and ripped of the button on top.
    One flew onto Ari's bag out of nowhere and took a disliking to the zips on her bag. I had to keep poking it to get it to stop. It then decided her head was the best place and sat up there for a while.
    There were loads of other birds ...

    Cairns - Wine, Waterfalls & Underwater Wanders

    A travel blog entry by laurenfaye on Oct 02, 2014

    30 photos

    ... I'm frolicking around 'Straya with 11 friends from back in ol' England who happen to have ended up working in Darwin the same time as me. Twelve boys and girls, aged 20-31, all equally as crazy as each other, seeing what the East Coast from Cairns to Brisbane has to offer (the rest are heading to Sydney but I have to get back to work and responsibilities in Darwin - apparently I'm beginning to grow up, 'beginning' being the key word). This one will surely be ...

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    Gecko Hostel
    Cairns, Australia