The Jack Backpackers

Address: 48 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 48 Spence Street, Cairns, is near Paronella Park, Passions of Paradise Reef Tour, Cairns Dive Centre, and Billy Tea Bush Safaris.
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      A travel blog entry by codie on Dec 18, 2014

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      Woke up by the cleaners as they'd decided to clean early today.

      Decided we'd go and get some breakfast from Woolworths, consisted of some dim sims and other stuff. Went and ate at the Lagoon, then had a walk to the harbour. It was boiling, but the views were nice. There were loads of boats moored, one was selling fresh food that they …


      A travel blog entry by codie on Dec 17, 2014

      Woke up and the room was empty.

      Headed out to get some lunch, ended up getting fish and chips again with Sweet Chilli and Coriander sauce. Once again it was amazing and I seem to like fish if it's fresh and battered/crumbed.

      Got a few bits from Woolworths then headed back to the hostel. Didn't really do much in the afternoon until …

      A Relax

      A travel blog entry by codie on Dec 15, 2014

      Woke up and went outside. It was boiling again with horrible humidity.

      We headed to Woolworths to get some more water and snacks. Only a short walk but we were so glad about the Air Con in Woolworths.

      Headed back to them room and relaxed in the nice cool air.

      Didn't get up to much due to the humidity again.


      A travel blog entry by codie on Dec 16, 2014

      Decided to go and visit the lagoon today, we hoped that it would be a bit less busy, it was, but not by much.
      Found somewhere shady to sit and had a relax. The sun kept going in and it was quite windy, but thats not really a bad thing when it's so hot.
      Spent a while there just in the shade then decided to head to Woolworths to get water, …

      Moved Rooms

      A travel blog entry by codie on Dec 14, 2014

      Woke up and packed our things up. Only moved them into the TV room.
      Had to go and check-out then wait and hour until we could get into the next room.

      Dumped our stuff in the new room. This room had 2 AC units that worked wonderfully, so it as nice and cool.

      Walked over to Woolworths and got some water and food. Didn't need …