Base Brisbane Uptown

Brisbane, Brisbane Area

Indicative Rate * AU$31 to AU$154

Directly opposite the Roma Street Transit Centre (Greyhound and premier bus station) is Brisbane's 'flashpacker' accommodation, Base Uptown. You can literally step off the train or bus, walk across the road drop your bags and then get straight into exploring this funky city!

They offer all guests free travel advice, a free welcome pack on check-in and free activities, so you will never be bored! Breakfast specials for guests are as cheap as AUD5 for a bacon and egg roll and 20 per cent off everything in the bar for guests as well. They are one of two unique locations to offer the infamous Byron Bay Coffee to their guests and local patrons. Wireless internet is only AUD4 for 24 hours or AUD12 for one week!

Base Uptown has an array of facilities that ensure relaxed home-style comfort. A fully equipped self-catering kitchen adjoins the recreation room, complete with comfortable lounges, board games, a television and an adjacent coin-operated laundry for the domestically inclined. All rooms come with en-suite which means no walking down the hall way in your towel!

Internet Access

  • Paid Wifi
  • Broadband Internet Access

Facilities

  • 24 hour Reception
  • Bar
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Laundry
  • Tour Desk

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Our Rooms

Shared Dorm Rooms

Shared Dorm rooms available from four beds up to 14 beds. Sanctuary Dorms for women only are also available. Some dorm rooms have ensuite bathroom. Dorm rooms have security key card access, full linen, air-conditioning and daily housekeeping service.

Private Rooms

Private Twin (Ensuite Bathroom) Room has twin Singles, ensuite bathroom, security key card access, full linen, air-conditioning and housekeeping service.

Private Double (Ensuite Bathroom) Room has a double bed, ensuite bathroom, security key card access, full linen, air-conditioning and housekeeping service.

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Townsville Town Common Conservation Park

Townsville, Townsville Area
Free Entry
The park's wildlife viewing areas and walking and mountain bike trails offer a range of nature-based recreation activities close to the centre of Townsville. The park features deep-water lagoons and seasonal wetlands, coastal woodlands and vine thickets, and sheltered beaches fringed by rocky headlands.

Magnetic Island National Park

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
Free Entry
Rocky granite headlands and towering hoop pines stand sentinel over tranquil sandy bays on this rugged, mountainous island covered with open eucalypt woodlands and surrounded by coral reefs. The island is easily accessible from Townsville and is noted for its abundant wildlife and varied history.

Picnic Bay

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
Free Entry
With a sweeping beach, tranquil setting and the iconic jetty, Picnic Bay on Magnetic Island is a spectacular location to enjoy a relaxing swim, beachside dining or a spot of fishing on the jetty. Snorkel and explore the abundant marine life of Picnic Bay or see what you can spot from above while taking a stroll along the jetty.

Fishing at Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
Free Entry
Magnetic Island is an angler's dream with a catch virtually guaranteed! Sit back, throw in a line and enjoy the rush of reeling in your latest bite. What a catch it can be; 22-pound Coral Trout and 44-pound Spanish Mackerel are among the trophies happy fishermen have taken home.

Arcadia at Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
Free Entry
Arcadia is the smallest of the four main bays around Magnetic Island and is surrounded by the prominent Alma Bay and Geoffrey Bay. Geoffrey Bay is a Marine National Park Zone - which means no fishing or collecting - but is great for exploring during low tide.

Pelorus Island

Townsville, Townsville Area
Free Entry
Pelorus Island, located 800 metres north of Orpheus Island in the Palms Island group is an untouched, pristine environment accessible by private boat or on a dive tour. Pelorus Island offers spectacular fringing reefs accessible straight off the beach, which make for a remarkable snorkel or dive experience.

Wreck Diving at Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
Free Entry
Located within the waters of the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Magnetic Island has a wealth of interesting dive sites. Some of the best places to dive are found in Geoffrey, Alma, Arthur and Florence Bays and the reef in Nelly Bay.

Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park

Townsville, Townsville Area
Free Entry
Set in a scenic coastal location amongst open woodland and vine thickets, this park features an historic quarantine station, established in 1915. The station was initially used to quarantine passengers on incoming ships.

Nelly Bay

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
Free Entry
A holiday on Magnetic Island is likely to start on Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island's main residential bay. Nelly Bay is the first point of access for the passenger and car ferries and is an easy location to access bus transfers, taxis, hire vehicles or jump on board a guided tour.

"The Moltke" Dive Site

Magnetic Island, Townsville Area
Free Entry
"The Moltke" is a wreck dive accessible from the shore on Magnetic Island. The old cargo Boat has been here for over 70 years. The structure is fairly broken up providing many corners and holes for marine life to hide in.
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