Gilligan's resort is located in the Cairns city centre. Gilligan's is Cairns' newest and most up-market budget accommodation, offering both tradtional backpacker facilities (with added comforts) as well as private hotel style rooms.
Gilligans Backpackers Hotel & Resort is the ultimate experience in accommodation and entertainment set in the heart of Cairns. Offering guests 5 star backpacker accommodation, nightly entertainment and a relaxed atmosphere whilst soaking up the sun, why choose to stay anywhere else?
All room types are fully equipped with an full en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning and four floors of communal areas. Or perhaps try our deluxe dormitories; designed to offer that little bit extra. Available in 4 and 6 bed configurations, these rooms offer TVs, refrigerators and some have a private balcony to kick back and relax after a long day at the reef, rainforest or even a lazy day by our pool.
As a Gilligan�s guest you receive the below benefits:
* Free backpacker meal (entree size) each night with purchase of a beverage
* Free airport pickup
* Free linen
* Free car parking
* Free BBQ Sundays
* Free crockery use in kitchens
* VIP prices for in house guests
* Half price to our international DJ events
...and of course full use of all the below facilities:
* Lagoon Pool with Waterfall
* Sandy Beach with Volleyball Net
* Pool Tables
* TV and Chill Out Areas
Fully Equipped Gymnasium
Tour Desk and Travel Information
It doesn�t end there...our outdoor lagoon pool is encompassed by a beer deck which during the day offers chilled music, beach volleyball, an AJ Hackett zip wire or guests can simply throw down a towel, soak up the sun on our sandy canvas and enjoy the atmosphere and maybe even a cold beverage. By sunset this area transforms into a exhilarating night offering a wide range of entertainment evenings from open mic, dive in movies through to our weekends where national and international DJ acts are flown in for that added extra only Gilligan�s can provide.
Monday: Open Mic Night and Dive in Movies
Tuesday: World Famous Jelly Wrestling
Wednesday: Wacky Wednesday�s with Bogan Bingo
Thursday: Flirt Ladies Night
Friday: Live music on the deck with resident DJs
Saturday: International DJ acts and Live bands
Sunday: Chill by the pool with live music and a free BBQ
Located in the heart of Cairns, the nearest bus stop is at the end of Sheridan street.
It costs around $15.00 to catch a taxi from the airport, otherwise there is the FOC airport shuttle bus.
Restaurant, Internet Access, Laundry, Airport Pick Up, Bicycle Hire, Wheelchair Friendly, Linen Included, Credit Cards Accepted, Bar, Towels, Security Lockers, Luggage Storage, Swimming Pool, Telephone/Fax Facilities, 24 hour reception, Travel Desk/Travel Info, Key Card Access, Bureau de Change, Common Room, Lift / Elevator, Free Carpark, 24 Hour Check In, Gym, Nightclub, Air Conditioning