Frequently Asked Questions

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How can I book tours and attractions?

See the friendly helping Staff Daily at reception for update prices and specials or go to Experience OZ to book your tour or attraction tickets.

Can I walk to a Shopping Centre?

Yes, it is 4 mintues walk to Australia Fair Shopping Centre.

What activities / features does your hostel have?

We have:

  • A Pool FREE to use
  • A Spa/ Hot Tub FREE to use
  • A fully-licensed Bar
  • A fully equipped kitchen - FREE to use
  • Barbecue FREE to use
  • Karaoke FREE to use
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI) FREE to use
  • Games Room FREE to use
  • DVD Library and Book Exchange FREE to use
  • Safes to store valuables - See Reception for details
  • Car Park FREE to use
What type of facilities do you have?

We have:

  • Female bathrooms
  • Male bathrooms

Sorry, we do not have ensuites.

What type of dorms and rooms do you have?

We have:

  • All Female dorms
  • All Male dorms
  • Mixed dorms
  • Private rooms
What do I bring to Aquarius Backpackers?
  1. Fun
  2. Sense of Humour
  3. Towel (just in case you forget, we have towels you can borrow)
  4. Clothes
  5. Shoes
  6. Yourself
What is the climate and weather?

More than 300 days a year of sunshine and temperature from September to April from 22-40 degrees during the day and 18-35 during the night. May to August 18-30 degrees during the day and 15-25 during the night.

How can I get to the hostel from the night clubs?
  1. Bus - $3 to $5
  2. Walk - FREE
  3. Taxi - Approximately $10
  4. Go to the Surfers Paradise Transit Centre and we will pick you up from there from 10:00am to 6:00pm daily - FREE
How can I get to night clubs?

Meet at Jacks Spot daily to get your stamp to receive FREE Entry and FREE drinks in all the Night Clubs.

How can I get to the hostel from the Southport and Surfers Paradise Transit Centres?

Please call reception on 07 55271300 or 1800 22 99 55. For your FREE pick up between the hours of 10:00am and 6:00pm Daily.

How can I get to the hostel from the Brisbane airport?
  1. We can organise you a transfer that will pick you up from the front door of the airport and drop you to our front door. Cost is from $40 per person one way. Please email Aquarius Backpackers (info@aquariusbackpackers.com.au) your flight time and flight number and date of arrival and will book for your and email back your confirmation.
  2. Catch the train to Helensvale Train Station, then bus to Australia Fair Shopping Centre and we are only 4 minute walk south from there.
How can I get to the hostel from the Gold Coast Airport?
  1. We can organise you a transfer that will pick you up from the front door of the airport and drop you to our front door. Cost is from $26 per person one way. Please email Aquarius Backpackers (info@aquariusbackpackers.com.au) your flight time and flight number and date of arrival and will book for your and email back your confirmation.
  2. Catch the local shuttle bus from the front of the airport: Cost is approximately $6 one way.
Reception Hours

Monday to Sunday
7:00am to 10:00pm
Closed Chrismas Day and New Years Day for check in and checkout

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