Gilligan's is Australia's leading backpacker hotel and resort experience. Gilligan's are proud to offer the ultimate accommodation & leisure experience.
Gilligan's Backpackers has a combination of 10, 8, 6 & 4 bed air-conditioned dormitory accommodation, all purpose built with en-suite bathrooms and most have balconies. Your guests may choose to live it up in one of our 4 or 6 bed deluxe dorms which offer similar luxuries to our spacious twin or double hotel rooms. All complete with en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning and private balconies, TVs, Fridges and other creature comforts to make their stay an enjoyable unforgettable experience. We also have female only dorms available in 8, 6 or 4 bed configurations.
Every floor has a state of the art stainless steel guest kitchen and breakout area with plasma screen & internet cafe.
Gilligan's central city location, high standard of accommodation, magnificent lagoon swimming pool and relaxation facilities all guarantee "The Ultimate Experience" in Backpacker Hotel Accommodation in Cairns, Far North Queensland.
As a Gilligan's guest you receive:
* Free airport pickup
* Free linen
* Free car parking
* Free BBQ Sundays
* Free crockery use in kitchens
* VIP prices for in house guests
* Half price to international DJ events
Located on Grafton streets in the midst of Cairns Central Business District, Gilligan's is the ideal base from which to explore the beautiful Queensland Far North.
We are the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, going diving, snorkeling or just experience sailing over to the islands.
Take a trip into the world heritage Daintree Rainforest, Atv's, horseriding, skydiving, Whitewater rafting the list goes on there is so much to see and do in Cairns.
From Gilligan's, it's an easy stroll around Cairns inner-city streets lined with art & photographic galleries, shops, cafes & eateries. By night, this area comes alive with cocktail bars, nightclubs, regular concerts or National Basketball League games at the Cairns Convention Centre & diverse restaurants offering everything from the finest international a-la-carte dining to fresh local seafood.
The inner-city is also home to one of the city's newest & most popular attractions - the magnificent Cairns Esplanade Lagoon lined with sandy beaches, lush grassed areas & picnic tables.
As a Gilligan's guest you can:
- Take a massage
- Laze in the pool
- Sample local cuisine
- Sip cocktails
- Browse over local produce markets
- Catch up with friends over the Internet
- Dance the night away - all without leaving this holiday haven.
And when it's time to explore further a field, the absolute CBD location means you're just a few minutes walk to Cairns waterfront lagoon, shopping centres, galleries, restaurants and nightclubs.