Hostel guests, backpackers, travellers and locals, don't miss out!! The Oktoberfest 2014 in Mackay starts tomorrow at 1pm at the old Rivers store on Gregory Street. Most of our hostel guests are going to enjoy the great German cuisine, excellent chilled wines and cold tasty beers. See you tomorrow at 1pm at the old Rivers store in Mackay.
Welcome to the new Gecko's Rest Backpackers homepage. Are you looking for affordable accommodation in Mackay? Don't look any further. Our hostel offers great rates, spacious rooms, fully equipped kitchen, huge rooftop terrace, TV room and free DVD hire. Free towels and linen, free tea and coffee making facilities.
Check out all the new features, including Things to do, Job Board and Event Calendar.
Local business owners are more than welcome to post jobs or events on here. It is completely free!! Thank you very much!
Dorm Bed $28 per person/night
Private Double or Twin Room $65 per room/night
Private Single Room $45 per night
Call our friendly hostel staff on +61 7 4944 1230
or use the booking form.
Visit us at Gecko's Rest Budget & Backpacker / Hostel / Travel Accommodation in Queensland, Australia! Meet amazing people from all over the world and enjoy a beautiful holiday in Mackay. Our hostel is located in the city centre, close to the Greyhound and Premier bus stop.
Our Internet Café and Laundromat are open to the public. Opening hours are Monday to Sunday 8 am till 9 pm. Printing, faxing and washing detergent available @ reception.
Love the sea? Then book a day trip to Keswick Island and go snorkelling, hire a kayak or buggy, go on a hike or do some whale-watching.
Kangaroos on the beach? Check out the Cape Hillsborough National Park, observe the wildlife, explore one of the walking trails, enjoy scenic ocean views and watch kangaroos on the beach.
Something totally different? Contact the friendly owners of Stoney Creek Farmstay and get on a horse today.