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Welcome to the Mad House!!!

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Hello my freaky darlings! Welcome to Asylum Cairns... A small family-operated hostel minutes away from the heart of the city of Cairns, we believe that you don't have to spend too much money to have a good time. Well known (and sometimes notorious) for its atmosphere, the crew here at Asylum offer award-winning service within a party oriented atmosphere. Sing a long, laugh and chill out with the reception staff's antics during the day and take advantage of our "No Curfew" policy and party through the night. No Bar means we have no problems at all with you bringing your own drinks to the party which we definitely recommend! We even have a MASSIVE fridge for everyone to keep their..."supplies" for the night in. Save your money, have more musical control, and bond more with your fellow travellers in our spacious outdoor garden!

Every Thursday, join us on the ultimate night of insanity, madness, and political incorrectness as we tear up the Cairns nightclubs with the infamous Pants Down Party. Some things are just too good to mention, but we are allowed to tell you that dinner, free internet, and your very own personally designed Asylum Inmate tank top is included among other things! Help our charity efforts by mooning the camera! For every butt shown on photos and video, we donate $1 to Paws & Recover - an Australian charity that takes care of pets whose owners have passed away or been incarcerated!

Don't tell your mother you're staying here!

Room Rates

    Asylum Cairns Backpacker Hostel offers dormitory rooms for groups of 3 up to 8 people, twin, double, and single rooms. Girls-only rooms are also available. To make a reservation, talk to our friendly staff by phone on +61 7 4031 1474 from outside Australia or (07) 4031 1474 within Australia, or send us an e-mail to asylumcairns@gmail.com.


    • Free Internet
    • $5 all-you-can-eat BBQ every Monday. Fill yourself with steak, lamb chops, and chicken! Vegetarian options and salads are also provided.

    Room Type

    Person per Night

    Weekly Rate*

    • 8-bed dorm
    $14 $98
    • 4/5-bed dorm
    $16 $105
    • 3-bed dorm
    $18 $120
    • Private twin (for room)
    $40 $270
    • Private single
    $30 $205


    • *$4 surcharge applies to one-night stays
    • **Weekly rate only applicable to 7 consecutive nights paid in advance (i.e The week cannot be split). Weekly payments can be shortened - nights stayed for will be charged at the nightly rate and the balance refunded.
    • Above rates are low season rates and are subject to changes in availability and demand.

Trips to the Reef & Rainforest

    Have a chat with our knowledgeable staff for the best deals and offers on snorkeling and diving trips to the Great Barrier Reef, Cape Tribulation and the waterfalls and swimming spots around Cairns. We offer free nights and great discounts on all tours as well as free luggage storage for overnight trips booked with us. See our Tours and Packages page for awesome deals!

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Address: 149 Grafton Street, Cairns, 4870, QLD, AUS.

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