The Jack Backpackers

48 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia | Hostel
Prices starting from $27.00

Travel Blogs from Cairns

North Queensland is simply beautiful

A travel blog entry by izzieradley


In the last couple of weeks we have seen and done some amazing things. It's incredible how much contrast there is in this country from one end to the other and everything in the middle!

One thing I've noticed since being here is just how colourful everything is and how vivid and bright these colours are. Whether it's the stunning blues of …

I'm back to where it's hot

A travel blog entry by lauriha


Yes, yes it was indeed nice and hot in Cairns and I went crazy and booked two tours in one day but oh well, yolo.

I made friends with Gordon and Ryan and I already miss them but except for that Cairns reminded me a hell of a lot of Darwin, both places where there's not much going on except for drunk backpackers and cheap meal deals. But …

Boomerangs & Didgeridoos!

A travel blog entry by laurs-and-matt


Another early flight saw us up and out of bed at 3am, as we had only climbed into bed at midnight it really did feel like we had only a few minutes sleep! We even joked about why had we actually bothered booking the hotel for the sake of 3 hours sleep. Nevertheless, we grabbed our bags & headed back down to the car. Once everything was loaded, we …

Lively Cairns!!

A travel blog entry by mandy68


On my first trip to Australia, backpacking on my own, I arrived after travelling 32 hours on a bus with my new friend Janine. 32 hours was the longest bus journey I've ever done!!! Night life was busy and wild, I particularly remember a bar called 'the Wool shed' many a drunken night in there! Dancing on the tables was compulsory. I didn't spend …

Cairns Pt 2 - What a Mission!!

A travel blog entry by wollifer

Life in Cairns has become a bit routine. Wake up and go for free internet at Peter Pans or Tribal Travel or other travel agents who like to lure in the backpackers with offers of free internet! Then head to the lagoon! Spend most of the day there sunbathing and having a dip if the temperature gets too hot - one day its been 34 degrees here! Crazy …

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This hostel, located on 48 Spence Street, Cairns, is near Paronella Park, Passions of Paradise Reef Tour, Billy Tea Bush Safaris, and Wait A While Rainforest Tours.
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