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.

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Twin Room with Shared Bathroom
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Family Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • The staff speaks English

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  • Is there any way to accommodate late check in (8.30-9pm)?

    yes we do late check ins


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    Asked about: Double Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on February 25, 2020
  • 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 includes the men's toilets & showers, the women's toilets & showers, and the kitchen.


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    Answered on February 9, 2021
  • Hi. Do you supply blankets on beds? Thanks

    hi there, we dont have blankets on the beds we have a spare sheet, although you can hire blankets for a fee of $10.00 with a refund of $7.00 on return. hope that helps thanks


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    Asked about: Twin Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on May 21, 2021
  • hi team are you still open looking to book for monday tuesday as i have a bus to catch wed night .cheers tania

    We can book you for the next couple days.


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    Answered on March 28, 2020
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    we have free storage.


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    Answered on February 25, 2020
  • Is there early check ins 10.00am

    Subject to availability


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    Answered on November 10, 2021
  • Is there a car park available?

    Hi, Yes we offer free parking for all of our guests :)


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    Answered on June 24, 2021
  • Hi, if I book 4 beds can we all be in the same room? Thanks

    Yes, of course


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    Asked about: Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room • Answered on July 7, 2021
  • Would you have off street parking?

    Hi, Yes we certainly do have FREE off-street car parking with our car park entry being via McIlwraith Street.


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    Answered on March 2, 2021
  • Are gender neutral toilets available?

    Good morning, Unfortunetly we do not have gender neutral toilets available. At this stage we have female and male bathrooms only. Sorry for any inconvenience. Kind regards, Adventures Backpackers


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    Answered on December 9, 2021
  • Hi we are 3 adult. 1 couple and 1 female. We want 1 room that is twin room with shared bathroom. Is it possible. Many thanks

    hello, we have rooms available that have a double bed and a single bed in them. all of our rooms are shared bathrooms. hope that helps


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    Asked about: Twin Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on April 30, 2021
  • Do you do drop off to airport

    hi we dont do airport drop offs but there is a serive that does, there details are: Airport Shuffle 0478160036 booking@shuttletsv.com.au Fares are $10.00 per person $15.00 per couple


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    Answered on May 25, 2021
  • do you provide free towels

    we dont supply free towels but we do hire towels out. they are $5 deposit and when returned you will get $3 back. hope that helps


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    Answered on May 18, 2021
  • How late can I check in

    we are open till 7pm 7 days a week


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    Asked about: Family Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on July 16, 2021
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    the bed are made with crisp white sheets.


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    Answered on February 25, 2020
  • Hi do you have a room with two beds And how much is it?

    hi yes we have a twin room which has two single beds in it. For the nightly rate it is $65.00 Weekly rate for tjhat room will be 260.00


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    Answered on July 25, 2021
  • Can we have a room with 2 beds?

    yes you can we have few different set ups. 2 single beds 1 double bed and two single bunks


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    Answered on June 21, 2021
  • Is there an option for early checkout- I need to be out at 6.30

    Yes we offer early check-out. Please just slide your room key under the Reception door when you leave.


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    Asked about: Double Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on October 20, 2020
  • i have booked for 1 single room. not a double. $166 for 4 nights pks confirm

    hi im unsure of your booking as this doesnt show your name etc. if you go onto your actual booking you can message from there. thanks


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    Answered on July 30, 2021
  • 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


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    Answered on July 18, 2020
What's nearby
  • Reef HQ
    0.2 miles
  • Townsville Yacht Club Marina
    0.2 miles
  • Queensland Parliament Office
    0.5 miles
  • Breakwater Marina
    0.5 miles
  • Sturt Business Centre
    0.6 miles
  • Townsville Supreme Court
    0.7 miles
  • Townsville Magistrates Court
    0.7 miles
  • ReefHQ Aquarium
    0.7 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar The Australian Hotel
    0.6 miles
  • Restaurant Masala Indian Restaurant
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Metropole hotel
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Nando's
    0.3 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Crown on Palmer
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Cactus Jacks
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Townsville City Council
    0.7 miles
  • Family Court of Australia
    0.7 miles
  • The Strand
    1.1 miles
  • Townsville 400 Racetrack Start / Finish line
    1.2 miles
  • Townsville Train Station
    1.4 miles
  • 547 Industry Park
    5.2 miles
  • James Cook University
    6.4 miles
  • Riverway
    7.1 miles
  • Magnetic Island National Park
    8.4 miles
  • Billabong Sanctuary
    10.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Castle Hill
    2.5 miles
  • River Ross River Dam
    16.8 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Coral Sea
    0.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • The Strand Beach
    2,800 feet
  • Pallarenda Beach
    2.2 miles
  • Rocky Bay Beach
    6 miles
  • Nelly Bay Beach
    6 miles
Public transit
  • Ferry Magnetic Island Ferry terminal
    0.1 miles
  • Ferry Breakwater Terminal
    0.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Townsville Airport
    4 miles
How to get to Adventurers Backpackers from Townsville Airport
    Public shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Adventurers Backpackers
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Services
  • 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
General
  • Convenience store 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
Spa
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules
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Check-in

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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

Check-out

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 by request
AUD 10 per child, per night
17+ years
Extra bed by request
AUD 25 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

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.

FAQs about Adventurers Backpackers

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

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Adventurers Backpackers by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 20min

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

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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Adventurers Backpackers (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

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

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