Nomads Esplanade Backpackers – CBD Backpacker Hostel

Esplanade Backpackers is Cairns’s most centrally located hostel, directly on the waterfront! With free airport pickup, dorms, and private rooms, plus essential backpacker facilities like a TV lounge, kitchen, 24-hour reception, and loads of activities!

Nomads are the largest chain of backpacker resorts in the country. This resort features twin, dorm, and double rooms. Dorms can accommodate up to 8 people. There is a communal kitchen, internet, and luggage store. The resort has sky TV as well as great gardens and facilities.


  • Airport pickup
  • Communal kitchen
  • All air-conditioned
  • House travel agency
  • Nightly activities
  • High-speed Global Gossip Internet
  • Personal safes & luggage storage

Accommodation Information:

Room Types:

  • 8 Bed Dorm (ensuite)
  • 4 Bed Dorm
  • Double / Twin