Base Backpackers Airlie Beach
Find the rest of the world with us.
Base Backpackers Airlie Beach Hostel & Resort has stylish rooms, local staff and a fun social atmosphere all in one great central location in Airlie Beach; the gateway to The Whitsundays
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Book For You & 3 Mates & Save 30%
Please note, for mates rates to be eligible terms and conditions apply.
Please see boooking page for more details.
- Only Valid for 4 Passenger bookings
- Any bookings made with more or less than 4 guests will be cancelled and not accepted.
The Spot to be social
Loads of daytime activities and a pumping bar to help you make new mates.
Ladyboy comp and ladies night
2.30pm - Volleyball competition and free sausage sizzle!
Boatys - Taco Tuesdays - $3 tacos mexican madness all night and the famous Boatys Beergarita
Boatys - Curry specials, Can Beer Specials and Airlie's only Karaoke Party
Rock Paper Scissor championships!! Cash and prizes to be won!
Boatys - Boat trip after party and WET T comp $300 cash prize. Shed Bar - Feel Good Fridays the Sunday Session for people who have to work Mondays Live Djs
Boatys - Live Music. Shed Bar - Live DJ
Pool Party - free sausage sizzle!!
Boatys Wet T Comp $300 cash prize. Shed Bar - Airlie's famous Sunday Session Live DJs from 7pm
1 min Walk
Airlie Beach Lagoon
12 min Walk
Abell Point Marina
9 min Walk
Airlie Beach Market
Is Base Backpackers Airlie Beach easy to find?
Yes, very! We're right in town:
From Proserpine airport: Buses and taxis meet every flight to transfer guests to Airlie Beach. It takes approximately 30 minutes to Airlie Beach and starts from $20 per person.
From Hamilton Island airport: Get on one of the Cruise Whitsundays ferries to Abell Marina or Shute Harbour, it can take up to an hour for the transfer and starts from $45 per person.
From the bus station: Walk up Shute Harbour Road, Base Airlie Beach Backpackers is opposite the Lagoon.
Do you have free wifi?
Free Wifi is available in the lobby of our Airlie Beach hosrel or paid wifi is available in the rooms; $4 for 24 hrs or $12 a week.
Can I book my Whitsundays Sailing Trip with you?
Of course you can, our helpful and friendly staff can help you choose the right boat for you!
Can I store my luggage when I go to the Whitsundays?
Yes you can! it's just $6 for the duration of your trip. It's free to store your luggage during the day at our Airlie Beach hostel though.
What time can I check in?
Reception is open from 7am to 9pm. If you are arriving after this time no worries! Please contact us so we can arrange your late check in with our on site security.