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Overview of Tropic Days Backpackers

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Outdoor pool
Flat-screen TV
Flat-screen TV
In-room dining

Tropic Days Backpackers

2 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry

Explore the area

    Popular LocationBarlow Park13 min walk
    Popular LocationCairns Central Shopping Centre16 min walk
    Popular LocationDFO Cairns18 min walk
    AirportCairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.)14 min drive

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Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

5/5 guest room rating
  • 12 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Standard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

5/5 guest room rating
  • 10 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Standard Shared Dormitory

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 7
  • 5 Single Beds and 1 Single Bunk Bed

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (3 Bed )

5/5 guest room rating
  • 10 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

No guest room rating
  • 8 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Double or Twin Room, Multiple Beds

5/5 guest room rating
  • 10 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Single Bed and 1 Queen Bed

About this area


Tropic Days Backpackers is located in Cairns. Cairns Marlin Marina and Reef Fleet Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Cairns Esplanade. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Barlow Park or Cazaly's Stadium.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Barlow Park - 13 min walk
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre - 16 min walk
  • DFO Cairns - 18 min walk
  • Cairns Convention Centre - 3 min drive
  • Cairns Night Markets - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Cairns Station - 15 min walk
  • Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 14 min drive


  • Mama Coco - 9 min walk
  • Ochre Restaurant - 20 min walk
  • Jimmys - 20 min walk
  • Pete & Paulz - 20 min walk
  • Waffle On - 20 min walk

About this property

Tropic Days Backpackers

Cairns hostel in Bungalow, near Cairns Esplanade
An outdoor pool, concierge services and laundry facilities are available at this hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, a garden and barbecues are on-site. All 14 rooms provide conveniences such as 6 bathrooms and coffee makers, plus free wired Internet and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities available to guests include WiFi, ceiling fans and hairdryers. Bathrooms are shared and limited housekeeping is available.
Tropic Days Backpackers offers 14 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge), Free wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)

Things to do

  • Bike rentals
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool


  • Front-desk safe
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan


  • 6 bathrooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower


  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle


  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe



Check-in from noon - 4 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Sunday (7 AM - noon) and Monday - Sunday (4 PM - 8 PM)
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
All guests must show a valid passport. This is the only form of identification that is accepted at this property.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children 17 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 17 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 20 per stay
  • Breakage deposit: AUD 50 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Air conditioning is available for an additional fee
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Tropic Days Backpackers Hostel Bungalow
Tropic Days Backpackers Bungalow
Tropic Days Backpackers Bunga
Tropic Days Backpackers Bungalow
Tropic Days Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Tropic Days Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Bungalow

Frequently asked questions

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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
One night stay
Had a great time on a one night stay. Did the job for one night.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We really enjoyed our stay here in one of the double rooms. The staff were super helpful and were able to assist us when we wanted to book tours around the area with some great discounts. The room itself was very clean although annoyingly you do have to pay to use the A/C but it is worth it!! The wifi is good and free, and the pool area and communal spaces are lovely. The kitchen is always clean as are the bathrooms. In general it is a really nice space to chill out in. The location is a little out of town which is slightly annoying, but there is a free shuttle which is great for getting to and from town, fairly regularly throughout the day. I would also consider the sister hostel Travellers oasis if you wanted something closer, but in general this was perfect for us!
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent chill vibes, amazing value formoney and a cleanliness standard better than various 4 star hotels
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Amazing place in cairns
More than a hostel, tropic days is a family no matter if you are there 2 nights or 2 months, you feel great.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2018