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Fraser Roving Backpacker Hostel

Hostel | 412 The Esplanade, Hervey Bay, Australia 4655

90.7% Overall Rating

12 out of 12 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (12/03/2014)

Phoebe Kennard thinks…

"The staff are really friendly and the hostel has a homely feeling. The bar is really good for socialising and meeting other backpackers."

Read all Fraser Roving Backpacker Hostel reviews


  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fax
  • Bicycle hire
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Bar(s)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 7:30
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Hervey Bay?

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Fraser Roving Backpacker Resort is an independent Hostel. The hostel caters for solo travelers, couples, groups and travelers with camper vans. Check in between 6.30am and 8.00pm. The hostel runs 2 day and 3 day Tag Along 4WD tours of Fraser Island. Set amongst spacious lawns and gardens and across the road from Torquay Beach the hostel offers a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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8 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

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Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Twin (Shared bathroom)

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Double (Shared bathroom)

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Double (Private bathroom)

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Triple Ocean View (Private bathroom)

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Triple Ocean View (Shared bathroom)

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Deluxe Double (Private bathroom)

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Deluxe Double Ocean View (Private bathroom)

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Single (Shared bathroom)

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About Fraser Roving Backpacker Hostel

The hostel is equipped with cooking facilities and a large laundry for washing and drying. There is a large pool with spa and heaps of sun lounges and a well stocked bar including cocktails and Happy Hour. There is free 24 hour WI-Fi for in house guests plus fast internet connection for the general public in our internet cafe. Guests can make use of the pool tables, table tennis, Mini Golf as well as the large screen television and movie hire in the Entertainment Room.

Fraser Roving doubles as a tour booking office with a treasure trove of information about activities and attractions both in Hervey Bay and further afield. Our friendly staff are always available for information on local activities which include whale watching, fishing charters, scooter hire, skydiving, horse riding, paddle boarding or scenic flights. They can also help with bus and hostel bookings.

Fraser Roving runs its own 4x4 Adventure tours of Fraser Island in Pink 4WD vehicles. Choose the 3day 2night Tag Along tour camping in tents or the 2 day 1night Adventure Comfort Tour staying in quad share dorm accommodation with our expert guides and the opportunity to drive the pink 4 wheel drives if you are over 21.

Accommodation Information

Accommodation consists of 3-4 bed or 6-8 bed shared dorms, private twins, doubles and triple rooms with shared bathroom and toilet or private twin, double and triple rooms with ensuite facilities.
+Free linen
+Free blankets in Winter
+Free towels for en-suite rooms
+Free 24hour WiFi access
+Free courtesy bus pickup from the bus terminal between 7.30am and 9pm
+Free tea, coffee and sugar
+Free luggage storage
+Free off street car park
+Free gym across the road
+kayak for guest use
+Bike Hire available
+Scooter hire available
+Tennis Court Hire available
We also offer space in our car park for camper vans. You can park your camper-van and use all the hostel facilities for $10 per person.

Location Information

Fraser Roving is located at 412 The Esplanade Hervey Bay. Being in the heart of Torquay we have a great array of restaurants and Take Away outlets within walking distance. We are also close to shops, supermarkets, banks, ATM's and the Post Office. We are right across the road from stinger free Torquay Beach. Enjoy a swim, walk along the beach, fish.