The Best Gold Coast Hostel
Located just a block from the beach in the heart of Surfers Paradise, Islander Backpackers Resort is the biggest and best of the hostels on the Gold Coast. Affiliated with Nomads World, we offer a high standard of accommodation at an extremely cheap price.
When you arrive on your holiday, you’ll find us next door to the bus transit centre. We’re also right in the middle of everything Surfers Paradise has to offer, from pristine beaches to world-class shops, restaurants, nightlife and attractions.
Additionally, the hostel is located adjacent to the 3-star Islander Resort Hotel, which offers complimentary use of its facilities to all backpackers.
Boasting cheap, comfortable and clean rooms just one block from the beach in the heart of Surfers Paradise, Islander Backpackers Resort is the top choice for group accommodation on Queensland’s Gold Coast.
If you don’t mind sharing with other travellers, then our dorm rooms are for you. They sleep four to six people in bunk beds. Plus, all rooms above the ground floor have a private balcony to take in the views of Surfers Paradise.
- Private bathroom
- Small fridge
- Bed linens
- Bunk beds (four to six people)
If you’re looking for some space to yourself, you’ll love our private rooms, offering twin share or double bedding. These rooms also have a private balcony as well as a bathroom, television and small fridge. Linen is supplied.
- Small fridge
- One double bed or one double and one single bed
Guests must present an international passport (ie. a passport issued in an overseas country) OR a Nomads Adventure card / MAD card on check-in. An Australian passport is only acceptable when used in conjunction with a hostel membership card (eg. Nomads, VIP, YHA).
A fee of one night’s accommodation will be imposed for cancellations within 72 hours of arrival date (calculated from midnight) or guests who do not show up.
Terms and Conditions
Rates are valid for the dates indicated and are subject to availability. All bookings made indicate that you have read and accepted our terms and conditions.
Great value packages are available, combining cheap accommodation with access to some of the Gold Coast’s top tourist attractions.
Packages include our:
- 2 night ‘Whirlwind Package’ including 3 day pass to Dreamworld, White Water World and Skypoint Observation Deck at Q1 PLUS Nightclub Party Pass to hit the Surfers clubs.
- 3 night ‘Surfing N Sliding Package’ including 3 day pass to Dreamworld, White Water World and Skypoint Observation Deck at Q1, a Paradise Jet Boating adventure ride PLUS a 2 hour surfing lessson
- 3 night ‘Surfing N Island Adventure Package’ including 3 day pass to Dreamworld, White Water World and Skypoint Observation Deck at Q1, a half day Island Adventure or Whale Watch tour (seasonal) PLUS 2 hour surfing lesson
- 3 night ‘Green N Gold Package’ inlcuding entry to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, 2 hour surfing lesson, a half day 4WD tour of Mount Tamborine PLUS a Nightclub Party Pass to hit the Surfers clubs
- 4 night ‘Soak It Up Package’ including entry to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, pass to SkyPoint Observation Deck at Q1 and a Paradise Jet Boating adventure ride.
All packages are based on dorm room accommodation (4, 5 or 6 share dorm).