Swaying palms, smooth tunes, free WiFi in public areas and swinging hammocks, that's the Calypso way!
Chill poolside with new friends in the Queensland sunshine by day, then check out free nightly entertainment at Zanzibar Bar & Grill our friendly hostel pub by night.
When the taste buds bite, enjoy a pool-side breakfast or Aussie BBQ dinner at Zanzibar, or whip up your own masterpiece in our great communal kitchen.
The Calypso crew are here for you and we know our stuff. Between us all there's over 65 years of hostel and travel know how so you're in expert hands from the moment you arrive. We go the extra mile to make you smile, with a free tour booking service, and free return transfers to the airport, bus station, and central Cairns. WiFi is now available in all rooms with free WiFi too in public areas!
Rest up in our range of rooms from dorms to private doubles and twins. Rooms are serviced daily and fresh linen is free for your stay.
Come catch some Calypso chill vibe when you pass through Cairns!
Free nightly entertainment: Monday - Pool Competition (win a Bungy Jump), Tuesday - Acoustic Tuesdays with James Braithwaite and open mic, Wednesday - Jenga Competition (win a Fitzroy Island trip), Thursday - Team Trivia (win 'Zanzibucks' worth $75), Friday - Funky Friday (changes weekly), Saturday - Minute To Win It (win a 2 for 1 trip to the Great Barrier Reef), and Sunday - Slithering Sunday's live snake and reptile show
Stay at Calypso and get all this too:
Free Wi-Fi (in public areas)
Free return airport, bus and city transfers
Free nightly entertainment (inc live snake and reptile show)
Free fresh white linen
Free safe and store room
Rooms cleaned daily
Great staff with 65 years combined experience
Licensed Zanzibar Bar & Grill
Tour and travel desk free bookings
Communal kitchens and laundry
Great communal areas including lush palm-edged pool
WiFi available in all rooms
ATM machine and mail service
Continental breakfast $2.50 (daily)
Aussie BBQ dinner $5 (Fri,Sun)
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