Explore Fraser Island...Sail the Whitsunday's..Snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef. Take the challenge of white water rafting on the Tully River... Book now.
Price: $1245.00 AUD
Duration: 12 Days
Experience the thrill of sailing and the comfort of cruising aboard Habibi or Tongarra (depending day of travel). We welcome you to join us for 2 great days and 2 magical nights in the Whitsundays and 2 nights Airlie Beach. Book now.
Price: $395.00 AUD
Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights
Travel the amazing Great Ocean Road and enjoy the stunning views along one of the most scenic and rugged coastlines in the world. Book now.
Price: $259.00 AUD
Duration: 3 Days
Backpacker Tours Australia are the leaders for Australia tours. We offer great value (cheap!) inclusive Australia travel such as the Sydney to Cairns tour or Alice Springs to Darwin tour and many many more. Just browse our backpacker tours or ask us and we will sort you out with the best Australia travel deal. And do not forget to organise travel insurance. Flexi tours are one of our best sellers.
Our Flexi tours are a great way to experience Australia's backpacker and adventure destinations. The packages are made up of a selection of guided & self guided legs that include transportation, accommodation, tours and some meals. We use a combination of public transport and private transfers to travel between each destination. The accommodation is based on dorm share, in clean, centrally and conveniently located hostels and all of our local tours are operated by reputable companies with a proven history of excellence, quality and value for money. You pick the dates, we provide all the vouchers and you end up with low prices and impossible to do better yourself, click the headings below to read more. Or maybe just build your own itinerary between Sydney and Cairns. Everything is possible if you ask us. Our team is the best, they know Australia, they know the places please ask us, we are to help. At Backpacker Tours we have over many years put together the very best Australia travel deals and work with all the best Australia travel operators. Click on some we have featured below. We have hundreds more on the Australia travel shop, if you can't find something to suit just contact us, we are here to help and advise.
Another great reason to come is to learn English in Australia, you can combine study with travel.
Skydive Byron Bay, Tandem Skydive
Our Professional -Tandem Masters are responsible for all the equipment activation and control of the parachute. You simply smile and enjoy the adrenalin rush of freefall as you travel at 120 mph back to earth !! Take in those spectacular views as you fly under the canopy back to our drop- zone.
Day Trip Diving / Snorkelling with Cairns Dive Centre
The MV Reef-Kist departs daily from the Marlin Marina and visits 2 different dive/snorkel locations daily from a choice of Milln, Briggs, Moore and Thetford Reefs, Outer Barrier Reefs approximately 66 kilometers from the coast of Cairns. The experienced Run-Kist crew were selected for their local knowledge and love of the area and ocean. They will show you the best of the best dive and snorkel sites avaiable off Cairns.
Launceston City Ghost Tours
The main tour is a Ghost Tour which does incorporate some adult stories of rape - hangings & murder. These are true stories, they have been handed down over generations. We have purposely tried not to embellish them in any way other that to portray "The Facts".
Tangalooma Day Cruise
For an island breakaway take advantage of this cruise across Moreton Bay and spend a few hours soaking up the palm trees, gardens and pristine beachfront of Tangalooma and spectacular Moreton Island. You'll feel a million miles from civilisation on this island paradise, one of the few totally sand islands in Australia. Sand Tobogganing, Quad Bike tours, Snorkelling and Parasailing are just a few of the optional activities available.
The Sunshine Coast, home of the Crocodile Hunter and Australia Zoo, has been a popular holiday playground for Australian's and visitors alike. This tour goes directly to and from Australia Zoo, made famous by the antics of Steve and Terri Irwin (The Crocodile Hunter) and their global documentaries. You will have time to experience the best of Australia Zoo.This wildlife "Theme Park" is too good to rush.
3 Day Cape Leveque Experience
The Dampier Peninsula is one of the most spectacular coastal environments in Australia, and the perfect place to experience indigenous culture in the Kimberley. Two nights at Kooljaman on Cape Leveque allows time to both relax and experience the Peninsula’s highlights. Visit Beagle Bay Community, home of the Sacred Heart Church with its glimmering pearl shell altar. Discover Kelk Creek Bush Retreat, where our guides introduce us to their traditional Bardi ‘saltwater country’ on a leisurely bushwalk - the freshly made damper and billy tea are a delight! Highlights of this tour include Cape Leveque, Beagle Bay Pearl Shell Church, Lombadina Aboriginal Community, Cape Leveque Snorkelling, One Arm Point / Bardi Aboriginal Community, Dgugaragyn Indigenous Bushtucker Tour
Whale Watching Adventure from Gold Coast
Each year the magnificent humpback whales jouney some 16 000 kms from Antarctica to mate and calf in the warm waters off the Barrier Reef.
Kangaroo Island , Adelaide and Melbourne
Immerse yourself in nature and wilderness on Kangaroo Island, followed by a night in Adelaide (accommodation included). Next up Adelaide to Melbourne 3 day tour by way of the Grampians Ranges (Gariwerd National Park) and the spectacular Great Ocean Road.
Indigenous Tours Cooktown- GUURRBI TOURS
These magical, award-winning tours with Aboriginal Elder, Willie Gordon, are now listed as one of Australia's Ultimate Must-Do Experiences. Willie takes guests to his ancestral rock art sites, set in stunning countryside high in the hills above Hope Vale. Here he shares the stories behind the art - stories which can only be told by Elders of the Nugal clan - and explains how the paintings speak of the essence of life and the lores of his people. With his great smile and infectious laugh, Willie gives you an amazing insight into Aboriginal society and will have you thinking about your own relationship with the land and how the lores of his people can apply to us all.
2 Night Maxi Dive on Freight Train- ex Airlie Beach
Experience 2 super fast days and 2 thrilling nights on board this 18m pocket maxi. Help trim the sails on this former Sydney-Hobart winner or sit back and soak up the sun. She is an eco certified vessel. Dive, snorkel and visit Whithaven Beach.
4 Day Rock 'N' Canyon
Enjoy sunrise at Uluru - sleep under the stars .....explore the waterholes at the Garden of Eden
Greyhound Bus Pass - Multi-Trip Passes - Sydney to Canberra
Greyhound Multi-trip passes are an economical way to go from A to B for regular commuters.
An easy way is to book an Australian tour with our specialist backpacker licensed travel agent. They can find the Australia travel package for you. And at really great prices. Just send them your needs directly or via the Australia travel shop or Australia tour listings. Read about some of the Australia tours. Our tour directory is designed with you, the backpacker in mind and you can find whatever tour you are looking for. Maybe an art tour in Melbourne or diving in the Whitsundays or a visit to the Great Barrier Reef or some real adventures in the outback!
Queensland is a very large and very diverse state. This is a definite must do for your backpacking travels (as is the whole of Australia). From diving and sailing in the Whitsundays on one of our Whitsundays tours, learning to surf in Noosa on one of our Sunshine Coast tours, or just hire a campervan to cruise from the Gold Coast to Cairns. Click above to explore our great Queensland tours.
New South Wales has many popular locations which everyone says you just have to experience and without a doubt, Byron Bay is one of them but don't forget to do a little research to find those hidden places where the buses don't arrive 4 times a day to unload passengers and you don't have to wait in queues to order a cold beer… plan well, take your time and see as much as you can… who knows when you'll be back? If you are into wine why not stop over at the Hunter Valley.
Victoria is in the south east corner of Australia. In its capital Melbourne you'll find lots of great Melbourne tours. Victoria is the smallest state in Australia but is still the size of the British Isles! Victoria has coastline, national parks, forest, mountains all an easy reach from Melbourne. Warm to hot in the summer and cold to damp in the winter months. You won't go wrong if you do a trip along the Great Ocean Road.
Australia is a big country with so much variety in its weather, terrain, vegetation and population. The Northern Territory is huge, hot, cold, dry, wet and fascinating. The capital city is popular with backpackers and is host to many fun Darwin tours and here you are in the tropics. There's not a lot of overcoat wearing in the Top End.
Know what they say about South Australia? and Adelaide ...WOW. That's Wine, Outback, Wildlife. Get ready for the state that serves it up in one great big hit...explore our tours...
Western Australia is famous for sunshine and for beaches, and for a modern relaxed lifestyle. In fact, many visitors see only the relatively populated south-west of Western Australia, but, interesting though that area is, there is far more to the state than that and those who venture further north are rewarded for their efforts. The capital of Western Australia is Perth.
Tasmania is unique. It’s small, an island and is sometimes even left off maps of Australia. But despite its size, Tasmania has some of the best holiday spots in the country. It’s known as the Island of Inspiration and a good base to start might be the capital Hobart. Explore our Tasmania tours.
Finding a job is easy in Australia. We provide some very useful information on backpacker jobs and indicate some of the places you might wish to work in as you explore Australia. The backpacker forum has plenty of jobs listed and easy to make contact and organise.
Backpacker information is best found using our search box on the top of each page or the sitemap. We have lots of info collected over many years. For general information visit our Australia page which provides the best Australia travel information. Please do share backpacker stories in our backpackers forum and look what others have said. For all that practical stuff have a look at our Australia travel information where we provide all the details on on all the Australia places you might visit and a free Australia travel guide. Share with others on the backpacker message board. You can search and compare cheap flights to Australia and book online.
It is important that you have travel insurance, no one plans to have an accident or to get sick but these things happen. Ttake a look at our great value travel insurance.
The Australia accommodation booking service allows you to book backpacker hostels Australia wide. It so easy, safe, cheap and you only pay a small deposit at this stage. Just use the hostel booking search box. Remember many Australian backpacking hostels are extremely busy - so make sure you book early to get the best beds. Cairns is one of the most popular destinations for backpackers in Australia and you can find some great deals for hostels in Cairns, but once again make sure you book ahead, especially in peak season. Another option is book an apartment or cheap Australia hotel, If a few of you are travelling together this can often be a cheap option.
There's lots of useful places to visit on this great backpacker website that has everything you need to know about backpacking in Australia. Backpacker tours also offers some great info on backpacking in other parts of the world. Have a look at our world travel section.
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