Rockhampton Backpackers is located a short walk from the Fitzroy River and CBD shops.


The hostel offers multi-share and twin/double rooms, some with air conditioning, set in a gardern area off the main street. There is a large, well equiped kitchen, dining room, and TV/lounge room with cushy leather lounges to rest your weary body and help you to feel at home.

This is a place to stop for a break from the long bus ride between Hervey Bay and Airlie Beach - have a rest, do your laundry, stock up on groceries, and expericence a different pace of life in county Australia.

Main Features

  • We are the best value for money budget accommodation in town

  • The only tropically landscaped swimming pool at a backpackers in town

  • Our travel desk that can help to organise trips to the Capricorn Caves, Koorana Croc Farm, Whitsundays and Fraser Island

  • Friendly and helpful staff that can give you the best advice on the best deals for whatever you want to do whilst in the area


  • Clean, comfortable, airconditioned rooms

  • Pool table and laundry facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Free luggage storage, and day use of facilities

  • Free off street parking

  • Swimming pool and garden areas to relax in


Cabins with ensuite

Basic Double


Basic Twin


Courtesy Bus

Guests need to contact the hostel to arrange pick up and drop off with our courtesy bus. As we only do it at certain times during reception hours.

The courtesy bus does not go to the airport

However Uber is available

Open 6:00am - 8:00pm
Call to arrange late check-in


Rockhampton Backpackers

Rockhampton's Best Value Budget Accommodation

Gateway to Great Keppel Island, Rockhampton, and The Outback