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Maroochydore Backpackers

Hostel | 24 schirmann drive, Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast, Australia 4558

72.7% Overall Rating

41 out of 52 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (12/02/2014)

"hire kayaks for free and bikes for $2 (although the bikes were broken when i was here. still a bargain if it was available)"

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

No check-ins or check outs on the 25th December and 1st January 2013. Any bookings made with a check in or check out on either of these dates will not be honoured.

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: 9:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Maroochydore?

Contact us directly


Set in tropical surroundings with our own wildlife, this activity based hostel has a great atmosphere. We have a swimming pool and a great BBQ area. From the hostel there are local buses to Australia Zoo daily, the beach, and major shopping centers. Read more

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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 - Female only (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

8 Bed Dorm - Male only (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included
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.

Single (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Double (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Superior Double (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Twin (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About Maroochydore Backpackers

Set in amazing tropical surroundings, this activity-based hostel with lots going on has a truly vibrant atmosphere.

Free courtesy bus pickup for 3 or more nights

We offer guests discounted in-house tours to the Glass House Mountains and Kondallila falls where you can swim in the waterfalls.

Facilities and services:

Free Surf bus to all the main beaches
Free Kayaks/boogie boards/fishing rods and movies

Location Information

Things to see and do on the Sunshine Coast:

Maroochydore is at the heart of the Sunshine Coast the beaches are awesome offering everything from surfing to basking in the sun, lush sub-tropical rainforest's and the spectacular Glass House Mountains and the magnificent Maroochy River for those aquatic-minded people.

We are the closest hostel to Australia Zoo.
Fraser Island escapes -- see our tour desk for the best deals departing daily from the hostel.

New to Maroochydore

Dive HMAS Brisbane, the best wreck diving in Qld, and go whale watching from June to November on the Sunshine Coast.

Whale watching from June through to October

Other activities include surfing, kayaking, kite boarding, wakeboarding, jet skiing, and the cheapest tandem skydive at 14,000 feet starting from 340 Dollars, to name just a few!