Lazy Duck Backpackers
People come back, again and again or have heard of us through their friends. We're run by friendly, helpful and efficient staff who will make you feel right at home from the moment you walk in. We will share our local knowledge with you to make your stay in the tropics an unforgettable experience.
Located in the heart of Cairns you can enjoy an outdoor swimming pool with garden, free WiFi in all areas and free breakfast every morning, which includes bread, cereals, tea and coffee + pancakes on Sundays!
On the Tour Desk we offer great deals for all the different activities you can do around Cairns.
All dormitory style accommodation features air conditioning, garden views and linen supplied. It has access to shared bathroom facilities. We have no lock out and you can access your room 24 hours per day.
Come and meet great people when joining our events. We have free Pizza Wednesdays, BBQs, Trivia Nights, Movie Nights and much more.
In the shared lounge area you can socialise, have a game at the X Box, watch a movie or exchange a book.
Because we are the 'Lazy' Duck our free Breakfast is until 11 am every morning and so is our Check Out.
Lazy Duck Backpackers is only a 5 Minute walk to shops, bars and restaurant and 10 minutes to our famous lagoon. We offer free airport pick-ups between 8 am and 8 pm.
Feel safe with our night manager that deals with all issues through the night and can also check you in until late.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour security
- Air Conditioning
- Airport transfers
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast Included
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Games Room
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Outdoor Terrace
- Swimming Pool
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- 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.
Existing guests must book at reception bookings on this website for existing guests will not be accepted and your deposit will be fortified.
We have a strict no unsociable behavior policy. If you are loud annoying or obnoxious you will be asked to leave with no refund.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
We are a short 5 min walk to Greyhound and all bus stops. From the Greyhound bus stop, walk north along Abbott St, till you reach Aplin St, where you'll turn left and walk up to Grafton St. At Grafton st turn right and we're just around the corner.
From the train station, walk down Aplin St to Grafton St and turn left. Its just around the corner.
We offer a Free airport pick between 8am and 8pm. If you need to be picked up outside of these hours just let us know and we will book it in for you ($6 per person).
We are located on Grafton St in the heart of Cairns, close to everything but far enough to get some peace and a good nights sleep.
Grafton St is a quiet street with little traffic. You can enjoy all that Cairns has to offer from our doorstep.