Base Backpackers is situated in Nelly Bay, 2km from the ferry terminal, on the Picnic Bay bus route. This hostel is Australia’s only backpackers located right on the beach, with easy access to snorkelling around the fringing reef right outside your door!
The hostel features two room styles, double & twin with ensuite and double & twin with shared facilities, as well as two dorm options of six or eight bed and an exclusive girls only six bed dorm, ‘The Sanctuary’.
Base has a resort style swimming pool overlooking the water, great for relaxing after a long journey or to cool down after a day of bush walking, an onsite Island bar to groove to funky tunes at night, and has wi-fi throughout. The hostel is right on the bus route, making it a breeze to catch the public transport around to explore Magnetic Island!