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Backpacking to Cairns alone!

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1. Posted by Josh92 (Inactive 4 posts) 5y

I'm off too Brisbane to start my trip and then plan to either work my way up the Barrier reef to Cairns or fly from Brisbane to Cairns! (:

Anybody also traveling on their own and going to be in Cairns mid November?

Josh (:

2. Posted by chris840 (Budding Member 17 posts) 5y

Alright mate
I'm flying into cairns on weds looking at staying there for a month or so and maybe get a job on a farm for a month to get a bit more money so I can head to sydney for christmas and new years haven't got anything planned as such yet all I done is boooked a one way flight out from the uk if you have the same idea the get in touch I'm traverling alone so looking to hook up with people.


3. Posted by hosks79 (Budding Member 27 posts) 5y

Hi guys,

I arrive in Cairns around the 20th of Nov and am heading down the east coast for a month or so. Arrive in Sydney on the 23rd of Dec. I reckon Gilligan's looks pretty sweet.

I'm hoping to do some diving trips around the GBR and then a few nights on a boat off the whitsundays etc etc.

Hit me up if you're around at the same time.


4. Posted by Crane (Budding Member 22 posts) 5y

I've not finalised my plans as yet, but am likely to be flying into Cairns mid November for a few nights before heading south down the East Coast over the next 3/4 weeks to arrive in Sydney mid December. I'm likely to be staying in dreamtime hostel in Cairns.

5. Posted by northern_jess (Budding Member 11 posts) 5y

hi guys. i arive in cairns on the 2nd nov and im doing this ultimate oz 2 day package thing so il be staying at gilligans for my first couple of nights. iv never done this before so im looking to see who might be doing the same kinda thing

jess :)

6. Posted by aimw (Budding Member 2 posts) 5y

Hey guys. Im living in Cairns for the next few months au pairing i dont really know anyone either so if your keen to catch up let me know! Diving would be awesome also have a car if anyone is interested in a cheapy roadtrip


7. Posted by KyleMac (Full Member 60 posts) 5y

Hot tip: Gilligans is a rip-off to stay at but is great to party at. Head to coronas backpackers across the road from gilligans - only $14 per night including dinner

8. Posted by Crane (Budding Member 22 posts) 5y

I got to Cairns last night and will be here until Wednesday. If anyone wants to meet up for a look round or a couple of beers then give me a shout!