Welcome to Travellers Oasis Backpackers in Cairns.
We offer comfortable and clean facilities to budget-conscious travellers in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Our premises are newly renovated and restored and tastefully decorated to capture the ambiance of the tropical North Queensland environment. We're nestled in the relaxing surrounds of lush tropical gardens, with a pool, barbeque area and all the comforts of home at your fingertips.
We offer all types of accommodation, with three- or four-bed dorms, all with single beds - no bunk beds! We also have single and twin rooms, plus double rooms with queen-sized beds. Our Deluxe Double Rooms have a queen-sized bed, LCD TV, DVD and a balcony with a hammock. All private rooms include a refrigerator, bed-side lamp and a table, while all the rooms (including dorms) come with fresh linen and towels, a ceiling fan and coin-operated air conditioning.
We're small, with only 50 guests maximum, and we're centrally located just a short walk to Cairns city centre, shops, cinemas, banks, supermarkets, restaurants and the waterfront...and close to the dive schools!
We have good beds and all the comforts of home, plus we pride ourselves on our clean facilities. All linen and towels are supplied at no extra cost.
The small size and location of our quiet oasis makes for peaceful surroundings where you can relax and have fun. Our garden and pool area is a great place to hang out and meet new people!
We offer free tour booking and an information desk, a tropical pool in a relaxed garden atmosphere, two fully equipped kitchens with gas oven, a BBQ and prep area with all utensils, a TV room with LCD TV and DVD player, plus laundry facilities (washer, dryer and iron).
Guests can take advantage of our free DVDs, games, magazines and book exchange as well as our complimentary tea, coffee and herbs. We provide free luggage storage, ample off-street parking, internet access and Wi-Fi.
We have an awesome info desk right here in the hostel. We offer some great tours, activities and lots of free maps and itineraries. There are always special offers running with some great savings...Please feel free to email us after booking with any questions or price inquiries.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Air Conditioning
- Airport Transfers
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Cable TV
- Card Phones
- Ceiling Fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Safe Deposit Box
- Steam Room
- Swimming Pool
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
- Wheelchair Friendly
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.
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From Cairns Domestic and International Airport:
FNQ Airport Shuttle services offer a service, they will pick you up from either the Domestic or International Terminals and bring you to Travellers Oasis, please book with them directly online www.cairnsairportshuttle.com.au/bookings/ .You must enter the coupon code “welcome” on the form to receive a discount. Bookings can also be made by phone. Call their drivers direct on 0432488783.
Please refer to the confirmation ticket for pick-up location at Cairns Airport.
**Please note that they do not service the Tiger Airways flight that arrives in at 01:00 am**
Alternatively, there are taxis costing $23-27 depending on time of day and traffic.
From Cairns Central Railway Station:
We are located opposite the Bunda Street Train Station Entrance.
From the Greyhound Bus Stop:
We pick up for free between 7.30am and 8.00pm.
Please let us know in advance if you need this service.
From the Premier Motors Bus Stop:
We are opposite the Premier Motors bus stop. You just need to exit the station onto Bunda Street.
Please call us if you need assistance.
Travellers Oasis is located on Scott Street adjacent the intersection with Bunda Street, opposite Cairns Central Railway Station and Cairns Central Shopping Centre.
We have a great location being only a five-minute walk to the City Centre and 10 minutes to the beautiful boardwalked Cairns Esplande. Fantastic opportunities await with lots of shopping, restaurants and bars within a hop, skip and jump of our hostel.
CAIRNS CENTRAL SHOPPING CENTRE:
Directly opposite the hostel with 180 stores together with Myer, Target, Coles, BI-LO and Birch, Multi-Screen Cinema.
THE GREEN ANT CANTINA:
The Green Ant Cantina is Cairnsï¿½ best kept secret and has become an institution among its regulars since opening in 2001. This funky venue boasts a wide range of boutique beers, great wines and cocktails and awesome Mexican fusion cuisine.
There is a Special $5-10 Menu for Travellers Oasis Guests.
THE WOOLSHED - CHAR GRILL & SALOON BAR:
The Woolshed is the Ultimate Backpacker Bar & Club.
Every evening it offers fantastic food followed on by lots of Fun & Games with some super Prizes.
Travellers Oasis Guests recieve vouchers allowing FREE Entry & Awesome Meal Deals from $10 including a Drink..!!
Pro Dive is Cairns' premier Dive School and Outer Reef liveaboard dive operator. Their 5-Star School is located less than a 5-minute walk from Travellers Oasis.
We work closely with Pro-Dive thus enabling us to offer some great rates through Our Tour Booking Desk.
THE KURANDA SCENIC RAILWAY:
The Gateway to the Rainforest Village of Kuranda begins opposite Travellers Oasis with the world famous Kuranda Scenic Railway.
On the Train journey itself You will discover the pioneering history of the tropical north from way back in the late 1800's, be astounded by a magnificent engineering feat and explore some of the great characters involved in the construction of this great railway.
For All Kuranda Attractions ask Our Tour Desk.