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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      TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Jack Backpackers Cairns

      Reviewed by adamphillipsuk

      Great value for money

      Reviewed Nov 29, 2014
      by (7 reviews) Thirsk , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      Great hostel, very cheap, clean and you get a free evening meal.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      TripAdvisor Reviews The Jack Backpackers Cairns

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

      Travel Blogs from Cairns


      A travel blog entry by adamphillipsuk on Nov 29, 2014

      62 photos

      So Cairns was the start of my epic adventure down Australia's famous East Coast. I originally only planned to stay in Cairns for a few days but ended up been there for nearly two weeks. I organised to meet some friends there and travel together down the coast in one big group, so had to spend a few extra days waiting for them.

      Cairns was …


      A travel blog entry by codie on Dec 18, 2014

      6 photos

      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 …

      Shark Tale

      A travel blog entry by tholdsworth89 on Oct 13, 2014

      Hangovers seem to be a lot more tolerable on the other side of the world and that was certainly the case as we awoke at 7am on Saturday morning. Our hostel was quite centrally located and we’d already scoped out the walk to the Cairns harbour, where we would be boarding a boat to the barrier reef. After our first choice tour became fully …

      Show Us Your Cairns

      A travel blog entry by tholdsworth89 on Oct 11, 2014

      Our unorthodox route from Christchurch to Cairns was a consequence of a late decision to make our way down (rather than up) the east coast of Australia. Our original flight to Melbourne, which we’d needed as proof of exiting New Zealand, therefore became a changeover and we ended up on the Tullamarine Airport floor for a few hours on the …


      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 …