Cool Bananas Hostel Agnes Water

Come & join the bunch!!

Call us +61 7 4974 7660

Welcome to Cool Bananas

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Set amongst lush tropical surroundings, Cool Bananas Accommodation is located near Agnes Water and the Town of 1770 on the most northerly surf point in Queensland. Set between two incredible national parks as well as being a short boat journey to the stunning Lady Musgrave Island of the Great Barrier Reef.

We are a 5-minute walk from shops, restaurants and beaches.

Looking for adventure? Try surfing, kayaking, reef tours, turtle tours and bike & scooter hire.

1770 Reef Great Barrior Reef Eco Tours

Kanga Scooter

For more ideas, visit:

Fun things to do in Agnes Water

Are you in search of a relaxing place to unwind? There is an amazing selection of beautiful bush walks and secluded beaches right on our door step.

Our family owned and run hostel has an 80 bed capacity with the reputation for being one of the friendliest and cleanest hostels on the East Coast. Helpful and friendly staff make Cool Bananas a must stay while in Agnes Water.

Don’t forget to ask about surf lessons with Gnarly Tours.

You don't have to be bananas to be part of the bunch....

....it just helps

....it just helps

Finding Us

  • If you are arriving with The Greyhound Coach our shuttle bus will come and collect you,  Just look out for the dancing bananas @the bus stop!!
    Check Greyhound time tables here
  • Premier Buses arrive 25km outside of town at Finger Board Road, There is a privately run local shuttle bus service that will bring you to our hostel. ($20 pp each way).

    `if you are arriving by Premier bus please let us know and we will organise the shuttle and make your bed for you!

    Check Bus Time Tables

    South Bound

     North Bound 

  •   I intended to stay in Cool Bananas for 1 day, 1 day turned into a few days, a few days turned into 3 weeks. The hostel, Linda and Cary (the... read more

    Christiaan614
    9/30/2020

      I came to Cool Bananas on a recommendation from a fellow traveller and she was totally right! I only stayed 6 days but while I was there I really felt... read more

    Skyebornblue
    7/28/2020

      Were planning on staying here for 2 nights but ended up staying here almost a week. The hostel is ran by backpackers but the owners are often there as well... read more

    12natasjalek
    7/12/2020
  •   The staff were really friendly and cool people. There is a fire pit where everybody sits to in the evenings. Clean facilities, soft beds and great lounge area. . I... read more

    Platvorm
    3/26/2020

      In all honesty I wasn’t expecting much excitement going to 1770, I only went for a chill out stop over between noosa and airlie but I’m so glad I stopped... read more

    megancookson99
    3/22/2020

      In all honesty I wasn’t expecting much excitement going to 1770, I only went for a chill out stop over between noosa and airlie but I’m so glad I stopped... read more

    megancookson99
    3/22/2020
  •   Cool Bananas Backpackers

    Pros: The hostel is close to the beach and shop, the staff are friendly, nice common areas to eat drink or relax, there is a free... read more

    theworldrover
    3/04/2020

      We had a lovely time here. You can tell how much the owners enjoy their work. They were really thoughtful and very attentive starting off with small things like giving... read more

    Thuyadinh
    2/27/2020

      Having stayed in 13 hostels in Australia over the last 2 months, I can honestly say this is the most disgusting place I have ever stayed. Firstly, staff do not... read more

    chloeshort123
    2/20/2020

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