Get an overview of this hotelAdults-only hostel with free area shuttle and outdoor pool


Situated in the entertainment district, this hostel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Australia Fair Shopping Centre and within 3 mi (5 km) of Sea World and Cavill Avenue. Surfers Paradise Beach is 2.6 mi (4.1 km) away.

Property Features

This hostel features an outdoor pool, 2 bars/lounges, and a spa tub. Free WiFi in public areas and a free area shuttle are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, an arcade/game room, and a library are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 16 rooms offer free WiFi, ceiling fans, and showers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Aquarius Backpackers features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hostel's 2 bars/lounges. A complimentary area shuttle within 3.00 km is available for guests. This Southport hostel also offers a library, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills.

Aquarius Backpackers has designated areas for smoking.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 16 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Year Built 1995 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa tub 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Television in common areas 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Parking (limited spaces), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Shared bathroom 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Weekly housekeeping provided 
  • Shower only 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Free WiFi 

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
No check-in/check-out service is available on Christmas Day and New Years Day.
Please note, there is no check-in after midnight. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Minimum guest age is 18

Caters to adults only

No elevators

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Cash deposit: AUD 20.00
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 30-49 per person (one-way)
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Aquarius Backpackers
  • Aquarius Backpackers Hostel
  • Aquarius Backpackers Hostel Southport
  • Aquarius Backpackers Southport

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Alcohol is not permitted at this property.

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