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Big Bird Backpackers is set in the center of Brisbane, 800 feet from the Roma Street bus and train station. Private parking is available on site.

This hostel offers simple European-style room with windows and a fan. There is electronic security lock access. Some rooms include views of the river or city.

Prepare a meal in large shared kitchen or relax in the lounge. Free secure storage is also available at reception.

The reception desk can organize tours to local attractions. Brisbane Exhibition Center is 0.7 mi from Big Bird Backpackers, while Treasury Building - Casino is 0.7 mi away. Brisbane Airport is 8.7 mi from the property.

This is our guests' favorite part of Brisbane, according to independent reviews.

Big Bird Backpackers has been welcoming guests since Mar 3, 2016

Property Highlights

This property is in the real heart of Brisbane!

Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Big Bird Backpackers

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • This host will welcome you in English
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 only women?
    Hi! Yes, we have only female dorms. Have a good Day!
    Answered on April 8, 2021
  • Is it quiet at night?
    Hi! Common areas are separate from dormitories.
    Answered on April 8, 2021
Amenities of Big Bird Backpackers
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Evening entertainment Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table Additional charge
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs AUD 10 per day.
  • Secure parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Big Bird Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!


8:00 AM - 10:30 PM


8:00 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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Big Bird Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

All guests checking into dormitory style accommodations must have full size backpackers luggage which is 65L or above.

Please note that there is a AUD 1.50 charge when you pay with a credit card for payments of less than AUD 150.

Please note that there is a 1% charge when you pay with a credit card for payments of AUD 150 or more.

You must show a valid photo ID upon check in.

Please note that parking is limited and subject to availability. For more information please contact the property in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation

Please note if checking in after midnight, please contact the property using the contact details located on the entry door.

FAQs about Big Bird Backpackers

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

    • Pool table
    • Ping-pong
    • Evening entertainment

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

    • Train 20min
    • Airport shuttle (public) 1h

  • Big Bird Backpackers is 2,800 feet from the center of Brisbane.

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

  • Check-in at Big Bird Backpackers is from 8:00 AM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.