Located on the popular Palmer Street, surrounded by restaurants and shops, Adventurers Backpackers features 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 Booking.com guests since Jun 1, 2011

Property Highlights

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Closest beach
  • The Strand Beach

    The Strand Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    2,800 feet from property
Property questions and answers
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  • 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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Amenities of Adventurers Backpackers
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
  • Game room
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Convenience store on site
  • Air conditioning
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Seasonal
  • Pool is on rooftop
  • Pool with view
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

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


4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 17 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib 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 aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's 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 and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

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

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

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

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

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Mon, Sep 23, 2019 until Mon, Oct 07, 2019

FAQs about Adventurers Backpackers

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

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

  • Check-in at Adventurers Backpackers is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Adventurers Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Swimming pool