Welcome to Dreamtime Cairns 🌴

Who are we?

Dreamtime Cairns is a small, award winning hostel.

We are renowned for our unique, relaxed and homely atmosphere set within a lush tropical oasis.

Our helpful staff pride themselves on local knowledge, providing you with good honest advice on the best places to visit for fantastic places to eat, drink and be merry, or on the many beautiful natural attractions in and around the Cairns area. Curious about what Cairns has to offer? Click here to find out.

Being passionate about our business and sustaining the local environment, we understand our responsibilities to help preserve and protect the planet from any harm. We are committed to making a difference and being a green leader.

Find out about our eco initiatives here.

But more importantly, who are you?


◻︎ Travelling solo

◻︎ Travelling as a couple

◻︎ Friends travelling together

◻︎ Digital nomad

◻︎ Prefers a tranquil setting over a party place

◻︎ Palm tree admirer

◻︎ Eco-concious individual

◻︎ Looking to meet like-minded travellers


How to get there?

From Cairns Airport:

The quickest and easiest way to the hostel is grabbing a taxi, an Uber or Didi. We are 6kms from the airport.

The fare will cost between $20 – $45 depending on the time of day or night.

Cairns Taxi: (07) 4048 8333

From the Greyhound Bus Stop:

We are just across the street from the greyhound bus stop.

You’ll find us on the corner of Bunda Street and Terminus Street. There is a beautiful coffee shop on the corner, and we are located at 4 Terminus Street.

What to do in Cairns?

Free and budget friendly things to do around Cairns

‣ Cairns Esplanade Lagoon

(10-15 minute walk from Dreamtime)

‣ Rusty’s farmer’s market

(5-10 minute walk from Dreamtime)

‣ Palm Cove

(35 minutes by local bus)

Tours in and around Cairns

‣ Hiking in Daintree Rain Forest

‣ Kuranda Scenic Railway trip

‣ Snorkling in the Great Barrier Reef

‣ Visit Green Island

‣ Adventurous trip to the outback

‣ And much more!

Book All Your TOURS At Dreamtime.

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Here at Dreamtime, we are an eco-conscious bunch and take pride in contributing to a more sustainable world.

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2023 Kayak Travel Award