City Queenslander share house with your own private lockable room.
Only 10 minute walk to Cairns Central shopping center or the Maruno Martin Park entertainment precinct, and then from there only a 5-10 minute walk to the rest of Cairns City.
FREE bikes, push scooters and skateboards available to use.
Enjoy the Esplanade Lagoon and Marlin Marina.
At the house relax by the pool overlooking the garden. Free tea and coffee, and WiFi.
RumRunner is good for young backpacker singles and couples.
Furnished share house and with appliances (washing machine, stove cook-top, microwave ovens) Feel free to use the pool to unwind and relax after a day of sight seeing.
We have been hosting backpackers, students, and travelers for over ten years in this share house, and on tours on board our GBR charter vessel Rum Runner Cairns (see below for huge airbnb guests discounts)
Everything included: Electricity, water, unlimited WiFi internet, linen, towel for the shower or for the pool or for you to take to the Lagoon or Reef (also best to also have your own person towels), washing machine and powder, toilet paper, dish-washing products and a cleaner to all common areas.
We have 1 share shower room and 1 separate share toilet.
There are 5 bedrooms downstairs each of which contain single size beds, table, chairs, clothes hanging rack and a fan. All of our downstairs bedrooms are used for Airbnb, so you will be able to meet some fantastic, fun, people when you stay with us!
We are welcoming and respectful of your privacy.
Cairns is a fantastic tropical city to visit or live. It is filled with loads of day activities, great restaurants and a fun nightlife. We live close enough to the city, esplanade and waterfront lagoon, Marlin Marina and Rusty's Markets for you to walk, or it is a short $10 taxi ride.
Our Japanese Scuba Instructor and his family live upstairs in private residence. He has 3 yo son who is now quite active during the day.
Our guests stay downstairs in the self contained share house, and have free access to the gardens and pool. Peter, the property keeper, also lives on site, and is available and happy to help as needed.
Peter, the property keeper, also live on site, and is available and happy to help you decide on some fun things to do during your stay, such as visits to the Great Barrier Reef, Islands, Daintree, Tablelands, Kuranda or anywhere else nearby. He loves to have a chat with you.
Richard lives near by and can help when he is on land. ( as he is out at sea overnight a lot) are not around.
If you are wanting tourist information for bookings it is best to see our friends at the Cairns Tourist Information Center on the Esplanade opposite McDonald's.
Our quite hours are 10.00 pm till 6.00 am. Pool is available from 6.00 am.
Active 3 yo boy lives upstairs residence and rises early. The house can be quite active in the early morning with guests getting ready for early tours or checking out for flights, and we do need to clean, setup and vacuum the rooms in the morning for new guests checking in, so not best if you are wanting to sleep in after a big night out on the town. Book a hotel.
Rum Runner – Cairns: 2 day / 1 night Outer Reef Dive Adventures We also own and operate the Dive Charter Vessel Rum Runner. The tour price are for the overnight 2 day Snorkeling tour ( Divers and snorkelers on the same trip / vessel) Price starts from $440.00 per person snorkeling. Book the Airbnb and further huge discounts will apply. Also includes all Diving and Snorkeling equipment , a dive leader for all the divers, all meals, fresh bed linen and wet-suits. Extra Costs are for any certified or introductory diving, drinks (or BYO - Bring your own), Trip Photo's. All diving can be organised on board with the crew. We will be departing Saturdays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. 7.30 am Marlin Marina Cairns. Returns next Day by 3.00 – 3.30 pm. The easy way to book a trip is to contact Richard via Airbnb. No payment required to book a trip. We also conduct learn to dive (PADI open water) courses at the house and in the pool (Monday and Friday afternoons). Are you wanting to Learn to Dive? Contact me! Why not combine your Airbnb with us and the 2 Day 1 night Rum Runner GBR tour? Book a three or more night Airbnb stay with us, and also book a Rum Runner trip during your stay in Cairns and come out with us to the Great Barrier Reef, and I will give you up to a 50% discount on your reef trip each. That's about the same cost for a good reef day trip tour!! Example: Book Airbnb Friday to Monday check out. Look around Cairns Friday, do the Saturday Rum Runner trip. Returns 3.00 pm Cairns on Sunday, leaving plenty of time sight see Cairns Sunday Night. Book your Airbnb, and then book directly Richard to secure a berth on Rum Runner. We will apply the discount per booking when you arrive at the boat. You need to have at least 24 hours before flying after diving!! You'll be out of the water on the last dive on day two by 11.00 am With our roving permit we mainly dive the sites around Thetford Reef, but we can go anyway dependent on the weather and other vessels. We try for at least 4 different reef sites per trip, ranging from the outside drop-offs to 10m deep coral lagoons. The sites chosen are always dependent on the weather and wind strength. Designed as an affordable overnight reef experience for the traveler on a budget, backpackers and families looking for the ultimate overnight reef experience. The M.V Rum Runner is a 20m Motor Sailer (no sailing without engine) with bunk style beds, twin and share accommodation,share male and female toilets and WC (means shower and toilet are in the same compartment), and we like to cater to the backpacker and budget traveler market. This trip offers the opportunity to meet other divers, snorkelers and travelers from around the world and have a great time with an experienced crew on the reef! Cheers and hope to see you on Rum Runner! Regards Richard
Only guest allowed passed front gate, on to property, and can use the pool. Please shut the gate when you enter or leave the property.
Quiet hours from 10.00 pm till 6.00 am. Pool hours 6.00 am till 10.00 pm
All guests are supplied with your own in room service tray and dishes and cups. All room dishes and cups etc. to be washed and dried and stored in rooms by each guest.
We ask that our guests are tidy of the common areas and respectful of others who are staying in the house.
If you use the kitchen you must clean up after yourselves, and wash all your dishes and store on the in room service tray.
There is no smoking or candles inside as it is a wooden house. We also ask that you are considerate of the environment and turn off lights and appliances when not in use.
Please remove shoes before enter you room (carpet)
Smoking allowed off property on the front street.
New to Airbnb but we have been hosting backpackers, students, and travellers for over ten years in this share house, and on tours on board our GBR charter vessel Rum Runner Cairns.
We love to dive, scuba, dive, snorkel.
Easy going offering the best reef deals and now the best Airbnb deals.
At Rum Runner we are "Livin the Dream"