Global Backpackers Waterfront


Step into a world class waterfront backpacker’s hostel, superbly located opposite Cairns Esplanade Lagoon, close to restaurants, nightlife and shopping.

Boasting brand new facilities, bedrooms, bathrooms, travel desk and an awesome communal rooftop deck and lounge overlooking the Coral Sea.

Chill-out and take in the tropical waterfront vibe.


Free high speed Wi-Fi, free breakfast, laundry, Netflix in lounge, dorm rooms and private Queen bed rooms, ensuites and shared bathrooms, discounts in local venues for meals, secure dorm storage, air conditioning in every room, linen provided, flat screens retractable roof on 4th level atrium, rooftop views over the Coral Sea from the lounge and kitchen terrace.


At Global Backpackers Cairns Waterfront you can choose to stay in our roomy, air-conditioned 4, 6, 8 or 10 bed dorms or upgrade to a private double or twin with en-suite. For those who want a little extra, we also offer our ‘Waterfront Queen’ with your en-suite and private balcony overlooking the lagoon. At Global Cairns Waterfront every room is air-conditioned with all linen supplied.

We are proud to offer a friendly and helpful service during your Tropical North Queensland adventure, which is everything you should expect when looking at backpacker accommodation options.


Phone: (07) 4031 1545
67 Esplanade, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia


67 Esplanade, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia