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Welcome to Atherton Backpackers


Atherton Backpackers and The Grand Hotel is situated in the heart of Atherton a little over an hour from Cairns on the fabulous Atherton Tablelands. There is abundant seasonal work to satisfy visa requirements on the many farms in the surrounding area. (Mangoes, Avocados, Bananas, Potatoes, Blueberries etc. )

The tablelands is home to many tourist attractions and hidden gems such as the Curtain Fig Tree, Lakes Eacham and Barrine and much much more.

Entertainment is avaliable at The Grand hotel – WiFi available, Pool, Darts, Free Music, Library, TV Lounge, with large veranda/balcony to sit and relax and watch stunning sunsets in a fun, safe & friendly atmosphere.

  • Friendliest family managed Hostel in the heart of town!

  • Safe and secure with 24hr OnSite Manager

  • Great clean rooms, seperate female & male alcohol free rooms and bathrooms

  • Full bedding provided

  • ​Friendly and knowledgeable staff

  • ​Large communal areas - great place to meet   new people​

  • ​Central to all amenties, supermarkets, nightlife, chemist, doctors, info centre etc

  • Awesome onsite Bar & free pool on Thursdays and Fridays.

Why stay with us?

Free Pool


Thursdays and Fridays.

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