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At Why Not, we pride ourselves on our family atmosphere. Whether you’re a solo traveller or group of friends, we’re confident that you’ll make the most of the events we offer – both in-house & organised events with the best bars, clubs & pub crawls. Check out our up & coming events:

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ULTIMATE PLAYOFF

February 28 (Friday) @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Put your skills to the test with our weekly playoff tournament. It’s easy! Just throw the balls into the cups. First team to hit all the cups wins. Who will be crowned hostel champion and win some fab prizes from the bar? Only one way…

DOLLAR SAYS

February 29 (Saturday) @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Why Not’s version of Truth or Dare - at the start of the night each player is given 3 ‘Why Not Dollars’. Challenge your mates to do stupid things. If they do it - they win a dollar. The person with the most money at…

SUNDAY FUNDAY

March 1 (Sunday) @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Sunday is the perfect day for adventure! And Cairns is one of the best places in the world to explore so let the Why Not crew take you to some of our favourite waterfalls, beaches, lakes and swimming holes. $5 will cover us for petrol…

MOVIE NIGHT

March 1 (Sunday) @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

After a hard weekend partying in Cairns there’s nothing better than cuddling up under the aircon with a bowl of free popcorn and watching a good film with your mates. Join us in our TV room for a cozy night in...

SOCIAL CLUB

March 2 (Monday) @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Stop scrolling. Put your phone down. Make some real life connections with some actual human beings. We’ll provide wine, cheese, crackers and carrots. You come armed with your best stories, jokes and facts. Let’s pretend the internet doesn’t exist for just a couple of hours…

FIFA TOURNEMENT

March 3 (Tuesday) @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Fancy yourself as the FIFA version of Lionel Messi? Every week we gather the best FIFA players in the hostel and pit them against each other on our giant projector screen. Only one person can be crowned champion...will it be you?

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