Boasting a saltwater pool, a bar and a poolside cinema, Port Douglas Backpackers is within a 5-minute walk of Four Mile Beach, Macrossan Street and Marina Mirage. Free parking and free WiFi access are provided. Guests enjoy free events and tours daily.

Accommodations options include private rooms and dormitories and each features lockers and USB charging facilities. Bathroom facilities are shared for most rooms.

The property has a lounge room with cable TV. You can prepare meals in the shared kitchen or enjoy barbecue on the sundeck. Laundry facilities are available.

Port Douglas Backpackers is a 10-minute walk from Anzac Park. It is 33 mi from central Cairns and Cairns Airport.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Deluxe Family Room
  • 1 full bed and
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  • 1 queen bed
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About Port Douglas Backpackers

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  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes we do.


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    Answered on December 2, 2019
  • Do you have Wi-Fi

    We have free Wi-Fi reaching across our property


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    Answered on January 15, 2021
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    Yes we do depending on the time of year, e.g. we cannot do movies by the pool when it is wet season.


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    Answered on December 2, 2019
  • does your kitchen have a microwave?

    Both of our kitchens have microwaves


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    Answered on August 15, 2020
  • I have a balance issue and require a shower chair? Also a hand bar by the toilet? TIA!

    Unfortunately we do not have hand bars in our bathrooms. However we can look into making arrangements for a stool in the bathroom when required


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    Answered on July 3, 2020
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    all bed linen is provided for you and towels or blankets are available from reception for a deposit.


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  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    Yes you will need to provide your own lock for the lockers.


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  • Does the deluxe family room come with it’s own fridge and kettle? Also are blankets, linen, pillows and towels already provided in the room?

    Our Deluxe Family Rooms come with its own mini fridge, kettle, all of your linen needs and pillows


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  • Do you have cot available ?

    We do not have any baby cots available


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  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    No unfortunately not, we provide bed linen for you and there are towels and blankets that can be used for a deposit.


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Macrossan Street
    0.1 miles
  • Marina Mirage
    0.2 miles
  • Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina
    0.2 miles
  • Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary
    1.8 miles
  • Flames of the Forest
    5.8 miles
  • Mossman Gorge
    6.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Origin Espresso, Cafe Fresq, Rattle n Hum, Paddy's,
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant The Mexican, Seabean, Salsa, On the Inlet...
    0.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain mount molloy
    12.4 miles
  • River daintree
    12.4 miles
  • Ocean/Sea coral sea
    0.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Four Mile Beach
    1,450 feet
  • Newell Beach
    5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cairns Airport
    33.2 miles
How to get to Port Douglas Backpackers from Cairns Airport
    Public shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Port Douglas Backpackers
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Bingo
  • Happy hour
  • Movie nights
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Windsurfing Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Game room
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
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
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off
  • Airport pickup
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Port Douglas Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 11:30 PM

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

Check-out

8:00 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.

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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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

The fine print

Please note that late check outs or early check ins are not available, however luggage storage facilities are available.

You must show a valid credit card upon check in. This credit card must be in the same name as the guest's name on the booking confirmation.

Please note that there is a free shuttle bus from Cairns every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday starting at 10:00 and returning to Cairns the same day at 12:00. Bookings for the shuttle are subject to availability. For further information, please contact the property in advance using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and must be in a private room (dorm rooms are accepted however if the number of guests is less than the number of beds, each of the beds must be booked so the room is considered private).

Guests are required to present a valid form of ID on check in – an Australian Drivers license or International Passport are accepted.

Please note that a $10 key deposit is payable upon check in.

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 Port Douglas Backpackers

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

    • Airport shuttle (public) 45min

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

  • Port Douglas Backpackers is 350 feet from the center of Port Douglas.

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

  • Check-in at Port Douglas Backpackers is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

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

    • Cycling
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Ping-pong
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Darts
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Fitness
    • Bingo
    • Horseback riding
    • Happy hour
    • Entertainment staff
    • Movie nights

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

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

  • The nearest beach is 1,650 feet from Port Douglas Backpackers.