Next Backpackers

10 Bideford Street, Torquay, Hervey Bay

Next Backpackers is a brand new and modern backpacker that is a cut above the rest. Yes, it offers budget accommodation. But no, that’s definitely not all. It offers so much more than a place to stay…

Lounge Bar

The NEXT at Hervey Bay Beer & Wine Bar is open. With a comfortable leather lounge, this is a great place for the weary traveler to relax after a tour, or a long day’s travel.

Continental breakfast is available from 6:30 am til 10:30 am.

The Lounge Bar also provides guests with the latest sports with FOX Sports 1, 2 & 3, ESPN, and Setanta for everyone’s sports needs.

Girl zone

If you’re a single girl traveler you’ll love Girlzone at Next Backpackers. These ‘girls-only’ rooms are designed to make your stay special and exclusive. Girl zone rooms are clean and spacious, fully air-conditioned, and have their own ensuites with shower, vanity space, and mirrors.

And when you check in there will even be a sweet little surprise waiting for you!


  • Each room is air-conditioned
  • Ensuite in most rooms (unisex bathroom available)
  • Secure key card entry to all rooms
  • Dorm rooms
  • Private Suites (extra bed to make room for three persons)
  • Family / Group Rooms
  • Free linen
  • Polished timber floors from Fraser Island in upstairs rooms

Accommodation Information:

Wait until you see the rooms at Next Backpackers. They are clean, spacious, and comfortable. Located on the second floor away from the kitchen and lounge area, the dorm and double rooms are ensuite and air-conditioned.

Next Backpackers is wheelchair friendly, when notified all necessary arrangements will be made. All to ensure you are in our wheelchair-friendly room with disabled bathroom facilities.

Location Information:

Located just 300 kilometers north of Brisbane in southeast Queensland, Hervey Bay offers access to islands, adventure, wildlife, and a beautiful safe aquatic playground. Surrounded by an endless ribbon of golden sandy beaches, balmy blue waters, an idyllic climate, and fun aquatic pleasures Hervey Bay offers the ultimate holiday destination.

Gain convenient access to World Heritage-listed Fraser Island – the largest sand island in the world, and Lady Elliot Island – the first coral cay on the Great Barrier Reef. Hervey Bay is also Australia’s whale watch capital and between August and November, whales can be sighted breaching and playfully chasing each other in the warm waters offshore.