Cairns Central YHA

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Cairns Central YHA

With the Great Barrier Reef on your door step, this centrally located hostel is the perfect base to explore Tropical North Queensland, offering a tranquil outdoor pool area, communal kitchen, large common areas and air conditioned rooms.

Save money on tours and experiences with our exclusive YHA deals. Book online before you arrive!

Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

  • Linen & individual lockers
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Access to BBQ, swimming pool & games room

Option up:

  • Ensuite
  • Parking

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Linen, table & chair
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning 
  • Access to BBQ, swimming pool & games room

Option up:

  • Ensuite
  • Parking

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Disabled Access
  • Games room
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi throughout the property
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Television
  • Tour Desk

Experiences

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Great Barrier Reef 5 day scuba diving course

Learn to scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef with this 5 Day PADI Open Water diving course in Cairns. Includes 4 FREE NIGHTS at Cairns Central YHA.
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Ultimate Cairns Skydiving, Reef and Rainforest Package

Skydive from 14,000ft, snorkel the Great Barrier Reef & chase waterfalls through World Heritage Listed tropical rainforests. Includes 4 nights at Cairns Central YHA!
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Premium Great Barrier Reef Snorkelling Tour

Get to the Outer Great Barrier Reef faster on this modern boat out of Cairns. Experience 3 stunning reef sites full of spectacular coral formations and vibrant marine life. Save $20 with YHA!
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Greyhound Whimit Bus Pass

The most affordable and flexible Australian travel pass. The most affordable and flexible Australian travel pass. Book now and SAVE 5% with YHA.

More about Cairns Central YHA

Cairns is a backpackers' mecca and has all a budget conscious traveller needs for a comfortable stay.

Cairns YHA is opposite Cairns Central Shopping Centre and is a short walk from the Cairns Esplanade. Here, you will find lots of pubs, shops and cafés, plus Trinity Wharf, departure point for Great Barrier Reef cruises and tours.

YHA's Backpacker hostel in Cairns has 59 rooms including dorm, twin/double and family rooms. All are air-conditioned and many have ensuites. There is also free, fast Wi-Fi all throughout the property. An airport shuttle bus is available for guests at a discounted rate of $5 (arrivals only) between 8am - 8pm.  Please contact the hostel directly for booking instructions and discount code.

Make sure you stick around for breakfast! There is FREE pancakes from 7:00am - 9am daily.

Reviews

91% customer rating, based on 5336 reviews
  • Great value great location
    100%
    Diana Gillian R 5/11/2019
  • Always a great place to stay!
    95%
    Norman R 14/10/2019
  • Best Hostel on the East Coast!
    100%
    Hamish W 5/10/2019
  • Nice and helpful staff
    100%
    YU Z 3/10/2019
  • Well located with friendly staf. 😊
    80%
    Catherine D 2/10/2019
  • Nice and clean! Great location.
    80%
    Olivia Amatosan Clara R 30/09/2019
  • Great stay, familiar athmosphere, Events on evening are nice and very friendly staff and guests also. Do not want to leave:))
    100%
    Birgitta K 22/09/2019
  • Great experience for a first time traveller. The staff helped me sort out a dive on the Great Barrier Reef which was a breathtaking experience.
    100%
    Alan Terence T 20/09/2019
  • Fab!
    100%
    Elizabeth K 16/09/2019
  • Friendly staff, extremely clean & great location
    100%
    Jack Colin darley C 12/09/2019

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FIND US...

Address: 20-26 McLeod Street
Cairns,
State: QLD, 4870
Email: cairnscentral@yha.com.au
Phone: (+617) 4051 0772
Hostel Manager: Martin Greenhalgh
Payment: MasterCard,Visa

OPENING TIMES

Hostel Open all year
Reception

24 hours with limited services between 11:00pm to 6:30am

Check in 2PM - 11PM
Check out until 10:00am daily
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