There is plenty of cheap accommodation and hostels to choose from in Cairns for those who are looking to save a few bucks. Below are some of our favourite budget friendly accommodation choices for the region.


Want to be right in the heart of Cairns with free nightly activities, awesome meal deals, and great communal areas for meeting new friends? Global Central Backpackers is the place to be! Our hostel wi...

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Starting From AU$18.00

Sittuated directly infront of the Cairns Lagoon Waterfront is directly in the CBD and only a 5 min walk to all bars, clubs, reef fleet terminal and boasts a solid reputation amoungst travelers in the...

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Starting From AU$19.00

Resort style backpacker accommodation - dorms and private room accommodation available. Free light breakfast each day (toast, tea and coffee) and a great on-site bar and restaurant with dinners fro...

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Starting From AU$20.00

FREE WIFI in public areas, Airport Pick Up and a chilled atmosphere, and that’s just for starters. Our staff know their stuff, our facilities are first-rate and our priority is your absolut...

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Starting From AU$24.00

The ultimate experience in backpackers hotel accommodation and leisure that will forever change your view of budget travel. Gilligans is a purpose built backpackers resort located in the city centre o...

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Starting From AU$25.00

Situated in the centre of Cairns, The Northern Greenhouse fits into the budget category with spacious dorms and a laid back vibe. Your nightly rate includes: WiFi (unlimited) Brea...

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Starting From AU$28.00