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.... just helps 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

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  • star rating  Had a short stay at cool bananas, but it's such a nice hostel! You will immediately be warmly welcomed by the staff in banana suits at the... read more

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    May 13, 2023

    star rating  Unfriendly staff, no interactivity with guests and made me feel super uncomfortable.

    Had to make our own beds, kitchen and bathroom closed over lunchtime so not ideal
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    April 1, 2023

    star rating  Super relaxing & friendly Hostel!
    Got picked up off the bus by a bunch of bananas who were very welcoming. Staff were fantastic and super helpful.
    It was pretty... read more

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    February 3, 2023
  • star rating  Old favourite does it again - Consistently affordable and friendly, being greeted by staff like Paulie makes you feel as welcome as an old friend. Open air entertainment areas, fully equipped kitchen and bbq facilities and... read more

    February 1, 2023

    star rating  Friendly staff and relaxed vibe. Clean and cheap 🙂 Facilities slightly outdated however. WiFi wasn’t great. Great communual area with great huge tv but WiFi was too bad for us... read more

    January 9, 2023

    star rating  The overall stay was nice at first. During the first night, however, it was freezing cold. We stayed here in september and it was 14° during the night, yet all... read more

    September 29, 2022
  • star rating  Hostel looks very nice, gives island vibes. Fully equipped kitchen and communal food. Staff is very friendly, invited us for bowling all together and when we broke a bike when... read more

    September 12, 2022

    star rating  I stayed there for one night and I left with the feeling of missing the place. All the staff is so wellcoming and they are all one community no matter... read more

    July 13, 2022

    star rating  I stayed at cool bananas as an individual traveler and I had such a good time. The staff make you feel welcome, location is great, it’s really close to shops,... read more

    June 22, 2021