Situated on the popular Palmer Street, surrounded by restaurants and shops, Adventurers Backpackers boasts a rooftop swimming pool and sun deck offering water and city views. Each room is air-conditioned and includes a refrigerator and ceiling fans.

Townsville Adventurers Backpackers is a 20-minute walk from the beach at The Strand. The property provides free drop off service to the Magnetic Island ferry and to the bus station.

Guests have access to a large shared kitchen, BBQ facilities and an internet kiosk with free access. A guest laundry and a games room with a TV are also provided.

Each room offers access to both male-only and female-only bathroom facilities, located on each floor. Free onsite parking is included with all rooms.

Adventurers Backpackers has been welcoming guests since 1 Jun 2011.

Property highlights

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
1 single bed
1 double bed
1 double bed
2 bunk beds
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Closest beach
  • The Strand Beach

    The Strand Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    950 yards from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is there any way to accommodate late check in (8.30-9pm)?
    yes we do late check ins
    Answered on 25 February 2020
  • Do U do short term accomadation, as looking staying in Townsville
    Hi, yes we do. The weekly rent for a single room cost 180 dollars. Let me knox is you're interesting. Regards
    Answered on 18 July 2020
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    the bed are made with crisp white sheets.
    Answered on 25 February 2020
  • Is there a Shuttle service from the Airport?
    Hi, If you Google Townsville Suttle Service you will be able to access the timetables. We are situated in Palmer Street the City. Kind regards,
    Answered on 16 April 2022
  • Are there private rooms available?
    We have Single, Double, or Twin bed rooms available. While these rooms are private in regards to the room itself, our facilities are shared. This incl..
    Answered on 9 February 2021
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Property surroundings *
Facilities of Adventurers Backpackers
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards Additional charge
  • Games room
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Minimarket on site
  • Air conditioning
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Seasonal
  • Pool with view
  • Pool is on rooftop
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Adventurers Backpackers takes special requests - add in the next step!


16:00 - 18:30

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


09:00 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 17 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 16 years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 10 per child, per night
17+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 25 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Adventurers Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that this hotel does not accept payments with American Express credit cards.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Adventurers Backpackers in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Swimming pool #1 is closed from Mon 23 Sept 2019 until Mon 07 Oct 2019

FAQs about Adventurers Backpackers

  • The prices at Adventurers Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Adventurers Backpackers is 0.6 miles from the centre of Townsville.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at Adventurers Backpackers is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Adventurers Backpackers offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Table tennis
    • Swimming Pool