Welcome to

Dreamtime Travellers Rest

Cairns  and the Great Barrier Reef


cairns backpackers

An Award Winning independent eco friendly hostel

Dreamtime is a small, clean and friendly hostel accommodation located in the centre of  Cairns.  Renowned for its unique relaxed and homely atmosphere set within a lush tropical oasis, established in 1990.

booknowpay on arrival with free cancellations

Free Call from anywhere in Australia to book now 1800 054 440

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Dreamtime hostel the originally set up in a Queenslander Home  

 owned and operated by an  English and Northern Irish travellers..

 Steve and Sally Douglas  celebrating 25 years. 

This  Cairns backpackers hostel provides a comfortable, clean alternative backpacker accommodation with deluxe or budget doubles , singles, twins , triple or four share rooms and 6 or 7 bed dorms.  

Includes free 24 hour high speed WiFi

Dreamtime Hostel…

Is made up of three beautiful, bright Queenslander homes located in a Heritage precinct with a shopping centre across the road and a short walk to the city centre. 

Relax by our sparkling  pool  in the lush tropical garden. Checkout our free wifi , listen to world  music , join one of our weekly barbeques or pizza nights while meeting new friends. We have  3 well equipped kitchens and laundry for all your holiday needs. For your convenience we have a fully licences bar. No BYO 

 Dreamtime Travel

Is our in house tour desk offering a free booking service either  by booking online or at the hostel  once you have arrived. Let our helpful staff share their local knowledge of the Great Barrier Reef and Rainforest tour and many other adventures with you.

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189 Bunda street, Cairns. A Family Owned Backpackers Hostel since 1990
Toll Free call  1800 054 440

 When Booking your airport shuttle online  save $5   simply use the code word  “dream”  in the discount code box  to receive the discount.

normally $15 for 1 person and $20 for 2 persons 


Woolshed bar and grill

Pickup your meal deal card on arrival for 30% discount off your Woolshed meal

 or  our  unbelievable  $7 meal deal  + a pot of beer or  glass of wine  @

PJ O’Briens  Irish pub  any meal  with a free drink  valid 7 days a week  5pm until 9pm

 *Accommodation Terms & Conditions:
  • Cancellations within 48 hours and no show- one nights accommodation charged.
  • With 48 hours notice – no charge.
  • Change of reservation – with 48 hours notice – No Charge.