Backpackers Shack is a modern style two level hostel situated in the heart of Innisfail. The town population is approximately 20,000. We offer clean and comfortable dormitory style accommodation at budget prices.

Nicholas is our manager who was born and bred in Innisfail. He has qualifications and previous experience in managing hostels. Nicholas communicates with local farmers and employment agencies on a daily basis as a service to assist you in finding work. Navigate to our jobs page for further employment information.

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Transport is not required after your arrival in Innisfail because we are conveniently located in the CBD. The shops opposite the hostel are Kmart, Subway and McDonalds. There is a bakery and a pizza parlor next door and supermarkets are within walking distance. Our guests can eat, sleep, work and be entertained in Innisfail.

Enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of tropical North Queensland and the company of our friendly locals. Innisfail is part of the Queensland Great Green Way. More information.

  • Check in 9am and 5pm.
  • Check out time is 10am
  • If you require check in and check out times outside the above hours, please contact reception. Special requests are dependent upon availability.
  • Weekly and daily rates
  • Recreational notice board
  • All major Credit Cards accepted
  • Across the road to Kmart, Subway, and eateries
  • Air-conditioning in all dormitories
  • Bakery and Pizza each side of the hostel
  • BBQ area available
  • Coin operated washing machine and dryers
  • Dormitory style accommodation
  • Email and internet by global gossip
  • Ensuite to each dormitory
  • Free to Air TV in recreation areas
  • Plenty car parking bays on-site
  • Spacious communal kitchen ground floor and 1st floor
  • 50mts to the Innisfail Memorial Baths (town pool)
  • 200mts to McDonald`s Restaurant
  • 500mts to Coles and Woolworths supermarkets
  • 500mts to the Chemist
  • 24hr Security Camera monitoring

Room Type Price per Week
4 & 8 bed dorm $195

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Top Level Ground Floor Outside Building Outside Building

Phone 07-40617760 or contact the manager via mobile 0499042446 for enquiries or complete the online enquiry form on our "Contact Us" page

Visitors since August 2012