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Aquarius Backpackers Gold Coast

44 Queen Street


We Provide:

- Dormitory style accommodation with either 4 or 6 bed share (Mixed, Male and Female) as well as private rooms

- Fully equipped kitchen

- A beautiful outdoor pool and spa

- Big comfy leather couches where you can relax and watch a DVD from our library of over 400

- Linen

- FREE wireless internet (WIFI)

- Have a drink and a boogie at our licensed bar - Jacks Spot. It’s open seven days a week from 10:00am – late

Check out our fantastic hostel today and see for yourself, what your missing out on!

"In an area where backpackers are a dime a dozen there’s always the danger that budget accommodation just won’t make an effort. Not so for this colourful Hostel where cleanliness is as important as having a good time - and that’s considered very important!"


  • ATM
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Ironing board
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Pool Table
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wii



Traveler Reviews

“Basic Backpacker Place”

Rating: 3 Reviewed on July 14, 2019

Overall, this is a basic backpacker place. However, it may well be the cheapest lodgings you'll find on the Gold Coast, so it is worth the attention of people travelling on a budget. It has a bar, a...

“Great Place To Stay”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on June 19, 2019

Great location. Tram at door. 500m to Australia Fair & Chinatown at Southport. Spoiled with choice of food. Friendly staff. Nathan (the manager) and team have done great job, keeping place clean...

“totally dissatisfaction”

Rating: 1 Reviewed on May 19, 2019

this property is not as descrided noisy unkept they say they not a backpacker but are front off staff have a lack of english with one exception was in my room when someone entered then made a hasty...


We are located at 44 Queen Street, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia 4215. Directions to Aquarius Backpackers: Tram: $4 to $6, 24 hours on Friday and Saturday nights, until 12am the rest of the week. We are across the road from the Southport South tram stop. Train: Brisbane Central to Helensvale Train Station, then bus to Australia Fair and walk 4 minutes south. Plane: Brisbane Airport- to Helensvale Train Station, then bus to Australia Fair and walk 4 minutes south. Coolangatta or Gold Coast Airport- Catch the 777 bus from the Airport to Broadbeach and then catch the tram from Broadbach to Southport South tram stop. We are located across the road from the tram stop. Or call Aquarius and we can organize an airport transfer from $30 to $50 per person. We just need your flight details.


- Our hostel is fully licensed, so you cannot bring alcohol inside the building.

- Absolutely no alcohol is allowed in rooms.

- You must supply either a passport or drivers license upon arrival.

- Upon cancellation you will be charged for the first nights accommodation for each guest. Any payments made in advance will not be refundable.

- We do not conduct check-outs or check-ins on Christmas Day or New Years Day.

Here at Aquarius we cater for guests under the age of 18, but they must be over 8 years old and they must be accompanied by parent, legal guardian, school teacher or group leader. Guests that are under 18 can only reside in a dorm room if all beds are booked & paid for by the group. Otherwise the guests under the age of 18 must stay in a private room only.