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 Great Barrier Reef Dive & Snorkel Adventures, Reef Encounter, 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 iseliner on Jan 05, 2015

      47 photos

      ... t see anything but trees, water and birds, and we had lunch at a place where the rainforest meets the ocean, and went for a walk along the beautiful beach there. We also got s short presentation about the way of life of the Aboriginals, and went to a part of a river where there were no crocodiles, and any people went for swim. When we got back to Cairns again, Giacomo and I had dinner at a Thai restaurant and just hung out at the ...

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      ... Douglas, a bit North from cairns. We checked in to panadus camp park, there were only a handful of us there. They had a fab kitchen area where we cooked and sat for the eve. An owl almost took out b's head as he swooped down down trying to get a locust, and then ended up knocking his head a few times in the kitchen. We made our way to bed after that. Day 3..omg, we woke up dripping and it just got worse. Had a flat battery so had to locate Simon..another come a jump start ...

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      A travel blog entry by globetrottintan on Nov 30, 2014

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      ... as the city was small and I enjoyed walking. There are a handful of bike rental places in Port Douglas.

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      A travel blog entry by isy14 on Oct 14, 2014

      ... some very off the cuff exhibitions; one being a poo machine and the other displaying stories from homeless people ('tell me your story for $1'). Another fantastic day was when I booked a day tour to Port Arthur, one of the prisons involved in the colonisation of Australia. Such a beautiful setting juxtaposed with brutality and inhumane justice. This is obviously also where the mass shooting occurred and 35 people were killed with 23 wounded. It was after this that the ...

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      ... understand all the workings of the levers. Kuranda was a bit touristy with all the shops selling bits and pieces for the tourists. We had a walk around the town and then headed down to the Barron River for a walk along the bank. After that, it was time to head back down the mountain. Ang wishes she was going back on the train (it was that good) but we had booked the Skyrail for ...