Global Backpackers Waterfront

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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    So Monday came where I was to now head off on my own and see a bit of Australia! Jonathan took me to the airport that morning on his way to work which meant a little bit of waiting around as I wasn't to depart till 11am and it was 6am, but to my luck they put me on an earlier flight at 9am - bonus! I arrived in Cairns and I just couldn't …

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