Global Backpackers Cairns


Step into a world class waterfront hostel, opened in 2019 Global is in an awesome location on the Esplanade opposite Cairns Lagoon, close to restaurants, nightlife and shopping.  Boasting modern facilities throughout, all bedrooms with air-conditioning, free wi-fi, a travel desk and an awesome communal rooftop deck and lounge overlooking the Coral Sea. Chill-out and take in the tropical waterfront vibe.

~Dorms from $22 a night
~Private Queens from $120 a night

67 The Esplanade, Cairns QLD 4870
T: +61 7 4031 1545
Freecall: 1800 995 011

Reception Hours:  Open 8:00am until 6:00pm


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  • 4 to 10 Bed Dorms
  • Queen Rooms with En-Suites
  • Female Only Dorms
  • Dorms with En-Suites
  • All Rooms Air-Conditioned
  • All Linen Supplied / Laundry Facilities
  • Communal Rooftop Lounge Deck with Sea Views
  • Modern Kitchen on Rooftop
  • Gym
  • Opposite Esplanade Lagoon


  • Travel & Tour Desk
  • Meal Deals at Local Restaurants
  • Secure Dorm Storage
  • Free WiFi

Cancellation policy: (not applicable to online confirmation payments)
Cancellations with less than 24hrs notice and/or No-Shows will result in one night’s accommodation (as per booking), to be charged to Credit Card.
Guests are required to present a valid form of ID on check-in, we will only accept passports and drivers licences.