The Jack Backpackers

Address: 48 Spence Street, Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia | Hostel
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

How has this hostel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.


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.
Map this hostel



    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

    2 1/2 weeks. so far. so good. actually best.

    A travel blog entry by aussishredder on Sep 05, 2015

    9 photos

    Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaalso, für die Leser unter euch, die ja nicht so viele bisher waren...werd ich mal weiter erzählen, dann weiß ich später wenigstens noch wann ich was gemacht hab... Nachdem ich letzte Woche meine erste Schlange gesehen hab(!), es war zwar nur ne Wasserschlange und nur so 30cm lang, aaaaaber trotzdem …


    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 …