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FREE UNLIMITED WIFI, FREE LINEN, FREE COURTESY BUS, FREE TRAVEL ADVICE, FREE MOVIES (over 400) and WELCOME SLUSHI!! Aquarius Backpackers Gold Coast is a modern, clean, safe, homely place to create magic moments. Aquarius Backpackers is a BaseMates hostel and has dormitory style accommodation either 4 or 6 share, mixed, male and female dorms and private queens and twins.

Reception is open from 7am to 10pm which is where you will also find our Tour Desk and all our friendly staff that have an extensive knowledge of the Gold Coast and all it has to offer!

Free fully equipped kitchen facilities for you to cook up a feast. Pool and Spa to lounge around and read a book. Sit on our comfy leather couches and watch a Free DVD from our 500 + library. Free Linen and Blankets, and your bed is made for you. Access to internet, FREE hot spot (wireless internet) & telephone

Or simply join the crew and meet people from all around the world and have a drink and a boogie at our licensed bar- Jacks Spot. 7 days/nightly schedule if you want someone to organize you.

Accommodation Information

We have 4 or 6 share mixed, male and female only dorms. We have private doubles and twins that come with one double bed and one single bed. Fans in every room. Free reading lights, free safes and lockers, free linen and blankets. Communal bathrooms on every floor with 24 hours of hot water, pink for girls and blue for boys.

We can accommodate 63 guests in the dorms and private rooms. We do not conduct check in’s or check outs on Christmas or New Years Day.

Please Note: No refunds will be given for cancellations. All guests must be over the age of 18 years and produce a valid credit card upon arrival.

Location Information


Free Shuttle from the Surfers Paradise and Southport Transit Center Daily 9am to 6pm.


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- Bus from the front of the airport to Australia Fair and walk 4 minutes south or to the Southport or Surfers Paradise Transit Center and we can pick you up from there with our free shuttle daily 9am to 6pm.


Call Aquarius and we can organize an airport transfer from $26 to $44 per person. We just need to flight details.



  • Swimming Pool
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Bar
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Common Room
  • Travel Desk
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Important Information





Please Note: If you cancel your reservation less than 14 days in advance of the arrival date, the total price of the reservation will be charged. This also applies to no shows.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 14 Days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the full cost of the reservation. Deposits paid are non refundable.

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Hotel Amenities

  • 24 hour hot showers
  • ATM / cash machine
  • BBQ Area
  • Bar
  • Bar(s)
  • Car Parking
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Fax
  • Games room
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Lounge area
  • No Curfew
  • Outside area
  • Pool table(s)
  • Safety deposit
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Television room
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible


  • Linen – FREE
  • Luggage Room – FREE
  • Towel – FREE
  • Airport Pick Up – 26.00AUD
  • Breakfast – 2.50AUD

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