Global Backpackers Waterfront

Address: 67 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 67 The Esplanade, Cairns, is near Reef Encounter, Great Barrier Reef Dive & Snorkel Adventures, Paronella Park, and Cairns Dive Centre.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsGlobal Backpackers Waterfront Cairns

      Reviewed by tanitas-travels

      Good hostel

      Reviewed Sep 17, 2012
      by (5 reviews) South Africa , South Africa Flag of South Africa

      Good deals, spacious rooms, not as modern as the other global backpacker but closer to the waterfront and quiter.

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

      TripAdvisor Reviews Global Backpackers Waterfront Cairns

      3.00 of 5 stars Good

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      A travel blog entry by bethany_ on Dec 05, 2014

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      ... imagined myself living here so it'll be interesting to see what the conclusion is in 1 month, as I am already missing England a lot more than I ever expected! After the night market we headed back to the hostel and tried to sort our lives out with what when and where! Tiredness took over and we ended up showering and getting into bed about midnight. 36 hours without any sleep and I'm still somehow blogging in my hostel dorm now so apologies for any ...

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      ... been thinking lately, and I guess that's what a blog is. At the end of the day, even if they're only thoughts, perhaps my words will strike home with someone and influence them in some way. Or maybe I'll just influence a few Alt+F4s. I'm good with that :) Now onto the feature presentation: "Work to live, not live to work." - Originally said by... ?? - Via Neil Saxon Whether school, work, or future career prospects, my mind has always been on work - how I should ...

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      ... the Kuranda Hill to get home - about 20 kms of the windiest road up the mountain and then another 30 km of straight road.
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