Hos­tel of­fers back­pack­ers a real trip to re­mem­ber

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -

POSSCO’s Mark Pos­tle said the new Mun­dub­bera hos­tel of­fered back­pack­ers qual­ity fa­cil­i­ties.

“There was a lady that came in just be­fore and she back­packs around Europe. She said there’s noth­ing like this, she said it’s so new,” Mr Pos­tle said.

“You can go play pool or go to the gym, we have a juke­box as well.

“Ev­ery­one at the hos­tel is given lock­ers to keep their items safe, we have wash­ing ma­chines and dry­ers and I think it’s a pretty good hos­tel, it’s very homely.”

The idea came from Mr Pos­tle’s wife Jenny.

“Well it was all Jenny’s idea, I said to her what can we do with the build­ing, it was empty on the main street and she just said back­pack­ers,” Mr Pos­tle said.

“Once I walked in and saw it for my­self I thought hang on, she has a good point and then we pro­ceeded with it all.”

Mr Pos­tle said the hos­tel would put on monthly bar­be­cues for guests and to pro­mote our lo­cal pro­duce here in Mun­dub­bera.

“We want to show the back­pack­ers the won­der­ful tourist at­trac­tions we have in the North Bur­nett re­gion so they ex­pe­ri­ence the good coun­try life,” he said.

“Hope­fully we can keep en­tic­ing back­pack­ers to come and have a look at what Mun­dub­bera can of­fer them.”

Mun­dub­bera is the only North Bur­nett town to have a hos­tel.

“We are hop­ing to draw back­pack­ers from across the whole re­gion,” Mr Pos­tle said.

❝ Hope­fully we can keep en­tic­ing back­pack­ers to come and have a look at what Mun­dub­bera can of­fer. — Mark Pos­tle

PHOTO: PHILIPPE CO­QUERAND

DIN­ING OP­TIONS: The in­side of the Picky Pack­ers Hos­tel with spa­cious lounge and tele­vi­sion.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.