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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Travellers Oasis

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

Hostelworld guests have recommended Traveller's Oasis 'if you want a relaxed hostel with great people and a couple of [social] nights out'. This small, home-like hostel features a swimming pool and an outdoor terrace with BBQ as well as staff who are 'superb, full of helpful advice and always there when you have a question', according to our visitors. They're located next to Cairns Central station, about 15 minutes' walk from the lagoon.

Property Description

Welcome to Travellers Oasis Backpackers in Cairns.

We offer comfortable and clean facilities to budget-conscious travelers in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Our premises are newly renovated and restored and tastefully decorated to capture the ambiance of the tropical North Queensland environment. We're nestled in the relaxing surrounds of lush tropical gardens, with a pool and BBQ area with lots of Hammocks to relax under the palm trees, we want you to enjoy the comforts of our home at your fingertips.

We offer all types of accommodation, with 3,4and 6 bed dorms, We also have single and twin rooms, plus double rooms with queen-sized beds all Private rooms have a Television. Our Deluxe Double Rooms have a queen-sized bed, LCD TV, DVD and Hard drive with 1500 films to watch and a balcony with a hammock. All private rooms include a refrigerator, bed-side lamp and a table, while all the rooms (including dorms) come with fresh linen and towels, a ceiling fan and coin-operated air conditioning.

We're small, with only 50 guests maximum, and we're centrally located just a short walk to Cairns city centre, shops, cinemas, banks, supermarkets, restaurants and the waterfront...and close to the dive schools!

We have good beds and all the comforts of home, plus we pride ourselves on our clean facilities. All linen and towels are supplied at no extra cost.

The small size and location of our quiet oasis makes for peaceful surroundings where you can relax and have fun. Our garden and pool area is a great place to hang out and meet new people!

We offer free tour booking and an information desk, a tropical pool in a relaxed garden atmosphere, two fully equipped kitchens with gas oven, a BBQ and prep area with all utensils, a TV room with LCD TV and DVD player, and Hard Drive with 1500 Movies plus laundry facilities (washer, dryer and iron).

Guests can take advantage of our Free games, magazines and book exchange as well as our complimentary tea, coffee and herbs. We provide free luggage storage, ample off-street parking, internet access and WiFi.

We have an awesome info desk right here in the hostel. We offer some great tours, activities and lots of free maps and itineraries. There are always special offers running with some great savings...Please feel free to email us after booking with any questions or price inquiries.

We also own a second Property in Cairns called Tropic Days Backpackers, which offers the same facilities and relaxing environment. At Tropic Days you will find an amazing landscaped Garden with lots of Hammocks under the Palm trees, a refreshing swimming pool, free wifi through out and a free shuttle bus to and from town. View House Rules


Travellers Oasis is a chilled-out haven in Queensland’s tropical north. In between trips to the Great Barrier Reef or Daintree Rainforest, you can take it easy in our inviting outdoor swimming pool surrounded by sun loungers, hammocks and palm trees. Learn some barbecue skills from the locals at our outdoor terrace, then eat al-fresco with your new roommates. Later on, stretch out in your spacious dorm, complete with linen, towels and free Wi-Fi, or catch an Aussie Rules game on the common room TV.


We’re located in a quiet neighbourhood, opposite a shopping centre and a short walk from the Esplanade and Night Markets. If you’re arriving at Cairns Domestic and International Airport, you can book a ride with FNQ Airport Shuttle straight to the hostel. We’re a 5-minute walk from Cairns Central Railway Station. If you’re arriving by Greyhound Bus, let us know and we’ll pick you up in our colourful Kombi or VW Beetle for free!

Rooms and Dorms

Our mixed dorms all come with shared bathrooms, polished wooden floors and ceiling fans. In the hotter months, the coin-operated air con will help to keep you cool. Our private single, twin and double rooms all have their own televisions and bar fridges, while the deluxe double rooms come with balconies, complete with their own hammock. You'll also find personal safes in all rooms, ideal for locking your stuff away while you're out.

Extras and activities

Our knowledgeable tour desk team are happy to help with all your travel needs, whether you're planning a trip out to Cape Tribulation or want to book a tandem skydive – ask away! You're also welcome to buy fresh produce at the local supermarket and cook up a feast in our fully equipped kitchen. On a day off from sightseeing, laze in the guest lounge and work your way through our hard-drive, which has a whopping 1500 movies stored on it!

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.7

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 9.4

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    06 Dec 2019
    Many thanks for an easy stay! Plenty of great communication prior to arrival ! Friendly staff at the front desk . Very comfortable bed , private room very clean as well as shared bathroom facilities! Very good location , not in the Main Street , however, very easy access to all bars , restaurants and waterfront and train station.
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    16 Nov 2019
    Awesome little hostel very well run and maintained bbq night is a must! Will deffo be back and would recommend
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    12 Nov 2019
    Clean, comfy and friendly
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    30 Nov 2019
    Super friendly and very relaxed. Staff were very helpful. Kitchens and bathrooms very clean and tidy.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    26 Nov 2019
    This was a great chill spot to stay after diving. The staff was super helpful and definitely recommend staying here.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    15 Nov 2019
    Only stayed here one night but the staff were amazing and the vibe was lovely. Really wish I had longer at this hostel and can see why is has won awards. Only reason it didn't get full marks is because breakfast isn't provided and that seems to be standard in a lot of other places and would have been nice, but otherwise perfect!
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7


    11 Nov 2019
    If you go to cairns, stay in this hostel. The only downside is paying for air con but it’s a minor issue. The staff are fab and make you feel part of the hostel family.
    Wales, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    13 Nov 2019
    A very nice, cosy little hostel! Social spaces are small but decent. A few more activities would be great for solo travellers. Staff were top notch. Very comfortable home away from home and nice rooms. Great location - everything in Cairns is walkable.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    19 Nov 2019
    Very friendly and helpful staff regarding things to do in Cairns and tours. The hostel was very clean and had comfortable rooms. If you are looking for a low key chill hostel Travellers Oasis is definitely an excellent choice. Definitely recommend!
    Canada, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.9


    24 Nov 2019
    Great hostel in Cairns if you want a bit more of a chilled out place to stay, super handy to get anywhere from the hostel, super friendly staff with great knowledge
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Airport Transfers
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • DVD's


  • 2019

    1st, Country Winners Australia

  • 2018

    3rd, Continent Winners Oceania

  • 2018

    1st, Country Winners Australia

  • 2017

    1st, Country Winners Australia

  • 2017

    1st, Continent Winners Oceania

  • 2016

    1st, Country Winners Australia

  • 2016

    2nd, Continent Winners Oceania

  • 2015

    1st, Country Winners Australia

  • 2015

    2nd, Continent Winners Oceania

  • 2014

    3rd, Continent Winners Oceania

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Travellers Oasis says

I'd say that what makes us special is that we pride ourselves on our attention to detail - it's not for nothing our manager won the Cairns Tourism Association's 2012 Award for Service Excellence! In fact, I think our customer service is second to none.
Another unique feature is that we have extremely comfortable beds. There's no bunk beds, only single and loft beds. Plus, there's extra pillows in the double rooms and hammocks throughout the hostel gardens. We even have a swimming pool and sun deck!
Cairns Central Shopping Centre is just across the road, while the Green Ant Cantina - a local favourite restaurant and bar - is around the corner. The Pro Dive school is only a three minute walk away - and of course you can't miss the Great Barrier Reef!
Our hostel is ideally suited for all ages - the young and the young-at-heart. Gabriel, Owner