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Gladstone Backpackers

Gladstone, Gladstone Area

Indicative Rate * AU$10 to AU$66

Gladstone Backpackers is an owner run hostel located midway between Rainbow Beach/Hervey Bay and Airlie Beach which prides itself on its cleanliness and friendliness. All of the rooms have crisp clean white sheets with towels provided, free WiFi, and they wish each and every visitor to feel at home.

There's a cool bar area that backs onto the pool surrounded by lush green grass and palms, with pool table, fuse ball, wood fired pizza oven, and fire pit. The deck has water views and looks into the center of town.

Enjoy free tea and coffee, pick up and drop off from the bus, train and marina, barbecue facilities, and luggage storage. It is located within a five-minute walk to the town centre, including nightclubs, cafés, museum, library, university, marina and information centre.

Free kayaks, push bikes and fishing gear. Enjoy wakeboarding, beach driving, island camping, four wheel drive tours and hiking to name a few adventures. They'll help to organise something around your budget and number of people.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi
  • Broadband Internet Access

Facilities

  • Bar
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Boat Ramp
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Communal Refrigerator
  • Communal Shower
  • Games/Recreation Room
  • Laundry
  • Open fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pay/Satellite TV
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
  • Tour Desk

Activities

  • Swimming

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
12 Rollo Street
Gladstone, Gladstone Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

This is one bed in a shared room with a maximum capacity of two people. The room has fans and cupboard space. Linen and a towel is included.

These large rooms contain a double bed with a single bunk above and a set of single bunks and can sleep up to five people. These rooms can also booked as a private room and are great for families. All rooms have cupboards and fans.

These rooms have a double bed and desk. The rooms contains cupboards and fans. Please note that these private rooms do not have an ensuite but clean shared bathrooms are just down the hall.

Twin Room

Twin rooms contain two single beds fans and cupboard space. All linen and a towels are provided.

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Mouth of Baffle Creek Conservation Park

Baffle Creek, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Mouth of Baffle Creek Conservation Park protects the mouth of one of Queensland's few remaining undisturbed coastal rivers. The northern shore of the creek estuary features sandy beaches backed by low, open casuarina woodlands, with paperbark woodlands further inland.

Lady Musgrave Lagoon Dive Site

Seventeen Seventy, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Lady Musgrave Island is accessible on a day trip from the Town of 1770. This lovely coral cay is surrounded by a long fringing reef, and has a large lagoon that is a popular diving and snorkelling site.

Severance Shipwreck Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Quite a few ships have come to grief on the fringing reef around Lady Elliot Island, but only one of these can be dived, the Severance. This fully intact yacht sank in 1998 and still has much of its rigging in place that is now covered in glorious soft corals.

Lighthouse Bommies Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Just off the western side of Lady Elliot Island is a group of small coral outcrops known as Lighthouse Bommies. Descend down the mooring line and drift onto the bommies to discover a vast array of marine life - batfish, stingrays, white-spotted shovelnose rays, green and loggerhead turtles, sea snakes, moray eels, coral trout, reef sharks, trevally, barracuda, and manta rays waiting to be groomed by cleaner wrasse.

Maori Wrasse Bommie Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Maori Wrasse Bommie off Lady Elliot Island is named after the family of Maori wrasse that call the area home. The site is located 14 to 18 metres beneath the surface and is ideal for intermediate divers looking to explore - reef sharks can often be spotted patrolling the reef wall and arches near the bommie, and just north of the wall is Spiders Ledge, named for the number of shells that decorate the outcrop.

Manta Ray Bommie Dive SIte

Lady Musgrave Island, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Manta Ray Bommie is not just one coral head, but a collection of bommies off the western side of Lady Musgrave Island. These bommies come in a range of sizes, in depths from 12 to 20 metres, with the biggest ones decorated with gorgonians, soft corals and sponges.

Entrance Bommie Dive Site

Lady Musgrave Island, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Located at the entrance to Lady Musgrave Island lagoon, Entrance Bommie is a large blade of coral sitting in 22 metres of water. This elongated bommie is riddled with ledges and caves, which are usually overflowing with baitfish.

Second Reef Dive Site

Lady Musgrave Island, Gladstone Area
Free Entry
Located off the western side of Lady Elliot Island, Second Reef is a long ridge of coral that varies in depth from 2 to 12 metres. Lovely hard corals feature on this reef, but with many ledges and caves to explore it is always a fascinating dive.

Anchor Bommie Dive Site

Lady Elliot Island, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Lady Elliot Island has many wonderful dive sites, but one of its most impressive is Anchor Bommie. This tower of coral sits on the sandy sea floor at 21 metres and stands 10 metres tall, a very imposing sight.

Lady Musgrave Island Dive Sites

Bundaberg, Bundaberg Area
Free Entry
Lady Musgrave Island on the Great Barrier Reef is accessible from either Bundaberg or the Town of 1770. This 44 acre coral cay sits in a lagoon of approximately 3,000 acres with 14 world class dive sites:
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