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From our guests

“Good Quality Hostel”

Stayed July 2014

"Gilligans is a nice and clean place to stay at. The rooms are clean, the staff are super nice and every time I have stayed there the people I have shared rooms with have been quite nice people. The club down stairs is fun! The pool is nice to lounge around. I think the price is reasonably...your close to many shops and not far from the lagoon and cairns central."

What's On

Club MTV Tour ft SCNDL @ Gilligan's

Ever wanted to be on MTV? Well here is your chance as Club MTV is coming to Gilligan's this February!

MTV Australia will partner with Melbourne's dynamite dance duo SCNDL to bring Cairns partygoers the hottest dance party of the year, Club MTV, this February 28th @ Gilligan’s. The gig will be the final stop for SCNDL’s Tom Grant and Adam Amuso in a national club tour, hosted by MTV VJ Krit.

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Kyro (Sydney) @ The Attic

Kyro (Sydney) @ The Attic
Saturday 7th March

Originally starting out his career as a one-man speed metal band in the late-1930s, Sydney’s own pocket rocket Kyro, has been slowly making his mark on the Australian dance music scene. Like, literally… He actually keeps marking his territory everywhere he goes, it’s kinda nasty. Apart from this slightly insignificant bladder problem, Kyro has also caught the attention of DJs across the globe with his powerful electro house originals and remixes.

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Ministry of Sound Clubbers Guide to 2015

Ministry of Sound Clubbers Guide to 2015
ft Krunk & Glover
Gilligan's - Saturday 14th March

MINISTRY OF SOUND PRESENTS
CLUBBERS GUIDE TO 2015
MIXED BY GLOVER & KRUNK!

Welcome, ladies and gents, to the Ministry of Sound Clubbers Guide to 2015. Our experts, Glover & Krunk! have curated the best tracks of right now and the freshest up-and-coming hits for your listening pleasure – so forget ‘sit back & relax’; stand up & dance on our aural journey into the new year!

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GILLIGAN’S BACKPACKER HOSTEL

Gilligan’s is Australia’s ultimate experience in budget backpacker hostel accommodation. Centrally located in the heart of Cairns, Gilligan’s is right next door to Rustys Market surrounded by various boutique shops, cafés and clubs.

Aside from offering traditional dorm style, air-conditioned, en-suite accommodation Gilligan’s also has deluxe dorms plus stylish twins & doubles located on levels three and four to ensure a quieter nights sleep. All room types at Gilligan’s have private en-suite bathroom facilities, pure luxury in a backpackers resort!

Gilligan’s offers awesome facilities & services for everyone’s enjoyment. These include free airport pickup, 24 check-in, cheap Wi- Fi, Workers Wanted Job Club, 4 quality kitchens and a massive pristine lagoon swimming pool, where you can take a dip or simply relax and enjoy a refreshing beverage from the Deck Bar.

Stay Gilligan’s and save money as we provide a free evening meal with any drink purchase every night plus all guests receive VIP pricing throughout our entertainment venues which are located right next door so there is no taxi fare to get home. Gilligan’s entertainment has crazy themed nights, fun & games and there are plenty of trips and giveaways to be won. There is also a massive out-door pub-screen and over a dozen plasma TV’s screening popular world wide sporting events.

Gilligan’s is the perfect base for any traveller wanting to explore the many natural wonders of Cairns and the surrounding regions including The Great Barrier Reef. If you are looking for an adrenalin rush you might like to try a Skydive or AJ Hackett Bungy. The team at Gilligan’s Travels, our licensed travel agency, will provide you with free advice and friendly, genuine service.

Gilligan’s hosts two of Cairns best nightclubs with weekly events showcasing local & international DJ’s. We invite all travellers to stay, play & party in style!

Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel and Resort
57-89 Grafton Street, Cairns 4870

Toll Free: 1800 556 995
Telephone: +61 7 4041 6566
Facsimile: +61 7 4041 6577

Email: reservations@gilligans.com.au

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