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

          Travel Blogs from Cairns

          Gratitude, Lessons, Wishes & Reality

          A travel blog entry by impressionsbykk on Oct 15, 2015

          5 photos

          ... from the experience are all the people that have crossed my path during my travels and continue to be my friends today. Thank you - truly!

          My lessons learnt:
          A good mate of mine who I will call "Ideas Man" had met Him last year, and Ideas Man commented that he didn't think He was anything special. Ideas Man was surprised that I called this ordinary guy my boyfriend. Why? Because Ideas Man thinks I am extraordinary, and that I deserve to be with someone who is ...

          Farewell to Vicki

          A travel blog entry by currantraveller on Sep 29, 2015

          6 photos

          ... and with only 3/4 hour left before her flight, we left and I checked the flight on my app (FlightRadar) when she left.

          Dale did some shopping at Bunnings and BCF and I called into the Smithfield Shopping Centre for a little retail therapy as well.

          We were back at Walkamin in time for Happy Hour and a game with Billie and her bottle top.

          Dale is back to putting up with only me now and Vicki has to put up with the ...

          Reef and Rainforest

          A travel blog entry by shaunandlisa on Aug 11, 2015

          6 comments, 9 photos

          ... when we finally got back to our tent that night. The next day we headed up on the scenic railway to Kuranda and back down on the Skyrail. The kids loved both and it was a great day out. We have booked into the caravan park in Mareeba until Thursday morning and then we will be heading west to the Northern Territory in The Orange ...


          A travel blog entry by dhearley on Jul 17, 2015

          1 comment, 1 photo

          It has been a restful experience here in Mareeba with Bruce and Jeanette Marshall, friends from our days in Cairns in the 2000-2003 period. Jeanette works with MAF in parts and Bruce drives cane trucks to the mill. We were to get the two replacement tyres here on Thursday. They had to be ordered from Brisbane. I wasn't overly confident that it would work as stated so called Wednesday to find out if they were en route. The tyre person was quite terse when ...


          A travel blog entry by kitravellers on Jun 27, 2015

          1 comment, 6 photos

          ... make me 3. I gave them $10. They were so excited they now had enough to buy it.
          30/6/15-Made the most of the sun out and did a load of washing (by hand) no power, batteries not charging in caravan. Rob found the charger in caravan was faulty, still under warranty, so waiting for new one to be delivered to Mareeba PO.
          1/7/15-Up very early this morning ,I was booked to take a hot air balloon ride so had to be in Mareeba at 5.25am.Waited around ...