- Air conditioning
- Free Breakfast
- Free Wi-Fi
- Late Check-out
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Bicycle Hire
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Card Phones
- Common Room
- Fitness Centre"
- Free Internet Access
- Fridge Freezer"
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Iron / Ironing Board"
- Jobs Board
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reception (limited hours)
- Steam room
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels for hire
- Washing machine
Reception open 8am - midnight.
Check out before 10am and check in after 2pm
Late check in available - on arrival, please call phone number displayed on the front door of the property, & a night manager will show you to your room.
Please see reception in the morning to complete your check in process.
NOTE: 18 to 35 year old foreign travellers only so a valid passport is needed upon check in.
Christmas 17 and New Year 18
The minimum nights will apply to any bookings that fall on the below dates:
29th Dec 17 - 1st Jan 18 (3 night min)
Full payment will be taken from your credit card provided on the 1st of December for bookings on and between
29th Dec 17 - 1st Jan 18. Bookings will be non-refundable if cancelled after the 1 December.
Travel Insurance is highly recommended.
Please book carefully.
Check-in / Check-out
Earliest check-in: 00:00
- Age Restriction
Group of 15 or more traveling to Cairns?
Standard 16 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite
Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite
Standard 8 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite
Standard 14 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite
Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom
About Mad Monkey Backpackers Waterfront
Mad Monkey Waterfront, fully refurbished in Sept 2017, offers affordable upmarket hostel accommodation in the heart of Cairns City. Set right on the Esplanade, guests get to enjoy this prime location, which is within arms reach of all the popular attractions, best bars & restaurants; and of course the famous Lagoon is just across the road.
As part of the Mad Monkey Backpacker Group, all guests can enjoy FREE ultra fast Wifi, FREE hot breakfast, FREE large security lockers (BYO padlock), FREE bicycle hire & brand new top quality mattresses/pillows/linen all new in 2017.
Not only that, the Mad Monkey Family creates the perfect atmosphere with our outdoor BBQ area, FIFA gaming, famous family meals, & a top entertainments team; organising events every day & night, so you are bound to make new & lasting friendships.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Mad Monkey Family!
***International Backpackers aged 18 to 35 ONLY– must show international passport upon check in***
Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm with Ensuite
Standard 8 Bed Female Dorm with Ensuite
Standard 10 Bed Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom
Standard 16 Bed Mixed Dorm with Ensuite
Standard Double Bed Private, Shared Bathroom
Mad Monkey Waterfront is located right on the Esplanade. With this prime location, you will be at the perfect base to explore the beautiful tropics of North Queensland. A stroll across the road will take you to the stunning Lagoon, & a 5 min walk will bring you to the Marina, which is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Mad Monkey is also surrounded by the best bars, clubs, restaurants & trendy cafes; plus only a short walk to the bus & train stations.
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.