Gilligans Backpackers is centrally in located in Cairns city centre and is the perfect base for exploring the tropical north. The streets of Cairns with its galleries, cafes and shops are only a short stroll away as is the newly built Esplanade Lagoon, a perfect place to relax and enjoy the sun when you done exploring. On an evening the local area becomes alive with bars and restaurants and there are regular concerts for visitors to enjoy.
There is a large variety of room types at Gilligans to suit the different tastes of all guests. The 4,6,8 & 10 Bed Dorms are the cheapest option and all have private bathrooms. The Deluxe 4 & 6 Bed Rooms have a private balcony, fridge TV & hair dryer, great for small groups travelling together. There is also the option of girl-only 4 & 6 Bed Dorms. For those seeking a bit more privacy there are Hotel Rooms, twin or king beds, with fridge, hair dryer, lounge area and TV.
Dining and Leisure
Each floor at Gilligans has its own fully equipped kitchen for guests use or there are many restaurants and eateries in the nearby areas for guests to enjoy as they wish. There is a large swimming pool at Gilligans with a pool bar that is notorious for its party nights every day of the week with Ladies nights, games and quizzes. With top DJ's and entertainers every weekend there's no need to even leave the hostel!