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Aquarius Backpackers Gold Coast

44 Queen Street


We Provide:

- Shared style accommodation with either 4 or 6 bed share (Mixed, Male and Female) rooms as well as private rooms

- Fully equipped kitchen

- A beautiful outdoor pool and spa

- Big comfy leather couches where you can relax and watch live T.V, Netflix and more

- Fresh, comfortable linen

- FREE wireless internet (WIFI)

- Have a drink at our licensed bar - Jacks Spot. It’s open seven days a week from 10:00am – late

Check out Aquarius Gold Coast today and see for yourself, what your missing out on!

"In an area where backpackers are a dime a dozen there’s always the danger that budget accommodation just won’t make an effort. Not so for this colourful Hostel where cleanliness is as important as having a good time - and that’s considered very important!"


  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Ironing board
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wii



Traveler Reviews

“Aquarius Gold”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on March 14, 2020

Simple living. Very clean. Staff absolutely wonderful and always happy to help. Played back atmosphere. Handy to tram and town. Within waking distance as well. Felt like home. Thank you had a great...

“Excellent value for money”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on March 05, 2020

I've stayed in many hotels over the years, but I'm fairly new to hostels. I have to say that this was fantastic. The hostel is immaculately clean and maintained, with excellent facilities...

“Basic Backpacker Place”

Rating: 3 Reviewed on July 14, 2019

Overall, this is a basic backpacker place. However, it may well be the cheapest lodgings you'll find on the Gold Coast, so it is worth the attention of people travelling on a budget. It has a bar, a...


We are located at 44 Queen Street, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia 4215.
Directions to Aquarius Backpackers:
Tram: $4 to $6, 24 hours on Friday and Saturday nights, until 12am the rest of the week. We are across the road from the Southport South tram stop.
Train: Brisbane Central to Helensvale Train Station, then a tram towards Broadbeach South and the stop is Southport South. We are located across the road.
Plane: Brisbane Airport- to Helensvale Train Station, then a tram towards Broadbeach South and the stop is Southport South. We are located across the road. Coolangatta or Gold Coast Airport- Catch the 777 bus from the Airport to Broadbeach and then catch the tram from Broadbach to Southport South tram stop. We are located across the road from the tram stop.


- Our hostel is fully licensed, so you cannot bring alcohol inside the building.

- Absolutely no alcohol is allowed in rooms.

- You must supply either a valid passport or drivers license upon arrival as well as $20 cash for a key deposit (which is returned on check-out with your key and bed linen)

- Upon cancellation you will be charged for the first nights accommodation for each guest. Any payments made in advance will not be refundable.

- We do not conduct check-outs or check-ins on Christmas Day or New Years Day.

Here at Aquarius we cater for guests under the age of 18, but they must be over 8 years old and accompanied by parent, legal guardian, school teacher or group leader. Guests that are under 18 can only reside in a shared room if all beds are booked & paid for by the group. Otherwise the guests under the age of 18 must stay in a private room only.