Flying Monkey Backpackers
Flying Monkey Backpackers is located right on the esplanade among all the best bars, restaurants and shops in town! Right across the road from the famous lagoon, and just a minutes walk to the marina and flat reef terminal!
Whether booking a single bed in a dorm, or a private double room, you will receive FREE breakfast, FREE wifi, and FREE pizza on tuesdays. Not to mention free entry and drinks discounts to some of the best local bars in town!!
There is always something happening at Flying Monkey, movie nights (with free popcorn), BBQs at the lagoon, and many more to come!
Check out our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FlyingMonkey89 for latest news and events!!!
With a free aiport pick-up, free light breakfast, plus being only a couple minutes walk from the Reef Terminal for Great Barrier Reef tours, we're the perfect place to stay while exploring the Far North.
Our in-house tour booking service charges no booking fees and has great deals for our guests.
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Age Restriction
- Air Conditioning
- Airport Transfers
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Ceiling Fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Airport Transfers
- Free City Maps
- Free WiFi
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Shuttle Bus
- Steam Room
- Swimming Pool
- Taxes included
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
All guests must provide a valid credit card for $20 key deposit and photo ID.
Minimum age of 18 applies.
Check-in time is 2pm onwards and check-out is strictly 10am, further charges may be incurred by checking out late.
Reception hours are 8am to 7pm, after hours check-ins can be arranged, please contact us after making your booking so we can give you the details.
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89 The Esplanade Cairns, between the corners of Aplin and Sheilds St.
Flying Monkey backpackers is set above the Gloria Jeans coffee shop.
We are just minutes walk from the Reef terminal, bus station and Greyhound bustop.
Arriving by plane? Between 8am and 8pm you can get your free shuttle to the hostel from bus bay number 6 at the airport.
For after hours arrivals please contact us with your flight details so that we can arrange your transfer ($6 per person)
Flying Monkey Backpackers is located directly opposite the Cairns Lagoon in the heart of the city.
Nearby you will find the Cairns Night Markets and Marina, You will have access to grocery and liquor stores, not to mention being just steps away from all the best bars and clubs the city has to offer.