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Just a 5-minute walk from the beach, Cool Bananas Backpackers features surf lessons and rental surfboards. A bar and BBQ facilities are also provided. Free WiFi is available in public areas.

Surrounded by nature walks, Cool Bananas Backpackers Agnes Water is a 5-minute drive from Town of 1770 Golf Course. Eurimbula National Park is 8.1 miles away.

You can prepare a meal in the communal kitchen, or meet other travellers in the guest lounge. The tour desk can help you book surf lessons, diving trips and kayaking.

The hostel offers modern dormitory rooms with access to shared bathroom facilities.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Cool Bananas Backpackers has been welcoming guests since 4 Sept 2014.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Free private parking available on-site


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Agnes Water

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    400 yards from property
  • Chinaman's Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1 miles 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
  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?
    A quick 3 minute walk to the beach and a beautiful 10 minute bush walk to the look out to Main Beach.
    Answered on 8 September 2019
  • Is the pick up from the greyhound bus stop still running? Looks like the only greyhound bus stops in Agnes Water at 3:15am
    Due to the late arrival of the bus and the small number of passengers, our shuttle no longer operates. It is only a few minutes walk to the hostel. We..
    Answered on 7 February 2021
  • HI! I am taking the train north from Brisbane. Which railway station do I get off for Agnes Waters. And do you have a pick up service? Cheers Paul
    The nearest train station is Miriam Vale which is about 45 minutes out of town. However if you depart at Bundaberg, you should be able to pick up the ..
    Answered on 23 November 2020
  • Hi I'm arriving to the Ampol bus stop around 9:15 PM, will there be anyone at the reception?
    Yes <3 look out for the dancing Bananas and the Disco Bus! Yeeeewww!
    Answered on 9 November 2022
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    Answered on 8 September 2019
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Property surroundings *
Facilities of Cool Bananas Backpackers
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Snorkelling
    Additional charge
  • Bowling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Darts
  • Billiards
    Additional charge
  • Games room
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Pet bowls
  • Adult only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Cool Bananas Backpackers takes special requests - add in the next step!


09:00 - 22:00

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


06:00 - 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 are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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

The fine print

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

You must show a valid photo ID upon check-in.

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.

Please inform Cool Bananas 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.

FAQs about Cool Bananas Backpackers

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

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Bowling
    • Snorkelling
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Darts
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Beach
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Bicycle rental
    • Walking tours
    • Happy hour
    • Movie nights
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bike tours

  • The nearest beach is just 0.6 miles from Cool Bananas Backpackers.

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

  • Check-in at Cool Bananas Backpackers is from 09:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Cool Bananas Backpackers is 550 yards from the centre of Agnes Water.