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.
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.
Barossa Valley & Hahndorf Highlights
Experience the German village of Hahndorf and see quaint cottages and craft shops. Sample local Barossa wines at a family owned and operated Barossa Valley Winery.
Sunshine Hinterland and Montville Day Adventure
The Sunshine Coast is not just famous for its beaches. It has a rich heritage of spectacular Hinterland scenery combined with exciting man-made attractions. Montville is the creative heart of the craft villages and towns that make up the Blackall Range Region. Stunning views over the coastline and an interesting variety of craft shops and restaurants create a memorable experience.
Adelaide to Alice Springs 4WD Expedition 10 Day
This 10-day 4WD adventure tour through the Australian outback is rated by most passengers as one of the best experiences of their lives. We travel and explore areas which are inaccessible to buses and large 4WD vehicles. We go where the others only dream of going. Learn about Aboriginal history and culture, Experience Australia's unique wildlife, Hike and explore our untamed wilderness, Swim in desert hot springs, Enjoy outback cooking and campfires, Sleep in swags under a million stars ... GREAT FUN!
Byron Bay Balloon Flights
What better way to see Australia’s most spectacular scenery than aloft in a hot air balloon with Byron Bay Ballooning. Soaring majestically over the terrain you will be overcome by the beauty of the “rainbow region” which stretches out endlessly underneath from Byron's majestic headland to Mt Warning and its massive volcanic rim and beyond to the Great Dividing Range.
Cheyne Horan Surf School
The School of Surf has two beginner classes every day from 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm held at our base at Surfers Paradise (in Queensland, Australia) and we operate every day all year.
Blue Mountains 1 day Tour
Check out the amazing Blue Mountains on this full day tour from Sydney. See the Three Sisters rock formation, do a 2-3 hour hike at Wentworth Falls, take in spectacular lookouts, lunch included, view kangaroos in their natural habitat and ride the historic Scenic Railway (included). Multi night stay options also available.
Greyhound Bus Pass - 500 - 20000 Kilometre Pass
Australia is such a large country and with a Greyhound Kilometre Pass you can criss-cross it at your leisure. A 500 Kilometre Pass can get you from Byron Bay to Noosa, while a 3,000 Kilometre Pass will take you from Sydney to Cairns and all the places in between. To see it all you will need the 20,000 Kilometre Pass. Australia is such a large country and with a Greyhound Kilometre Pass you can criss-cross it at your leisure. A 500 Kilometre Pass can get you from Byron Bay to Noosa, while a 3,000 Kilometre Pass will take you from Sydney to Cairns and all the places in between. To see it all you will need the 20,000 Kilometre Pass.
Brisbane's Best- Brisbane City Tour
Brisbane - Australia's only sub-tropical capital city has a lot to offer the discerning visitor. At every turn Brisbane is sure to surprise and delight with its charming mixture of trendy cafe club culture and historic sandstone buildings. Join us and experience the friendly nature of "Brisbanites".
Aboriginal Culture Park Cairns Queensland
Located in Kuranda, just north of Cairns, Tjapukai's show business has become the most awarded Aboriginal cultural attraction in Australia and is credited with enhancing reconciliation locally, nationally and internationally. Tjapukai showcases the culture of the rainforest people of Tropical North Queensland. Situated on 25 acres of land owned by the Tjapukai people at Caravonica, north of Cairns, Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park is a stunning theatrical interpretation of Aboriginal culture from the beginning of time into the future.
LAUNCESTON CITY GHOST TOURS - YESTER YEAR TOURS
A beautiful walking tour:Including:• City Park• City Park Radio Museum• The banks of the North Esk River• Boags Famous Brewery • The new & old Customs House• The new & old Cornwall Hotel• Holy Trinity Anglican Church• The Cofﬁn Room
Half Day Taste of Broome
Experience the multicultural heart and soul of Broome through its local delicacies. This is a town tour with a difference - the perfect introduction to Broome for travellers who are keen to explore a different side of this diverse outback town: friendly people, secret places, colourful history and especially, the local produce and cuisine. Our afternoon epicurean adventure explores the highlights of this remote Kimberley oasis and its fascinating history while indulging in its best culinary secrets. Along the way, our guide will also reveal the town’s favourite restaurants, providing real local insight into eating out in Broome. Highlights of this tour include Local Broome Delicacies, Broome Wharf, Matsos Boutique Brewery, Minyirr Park, Japanese Cemetery, Cable Beach Sunset
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.
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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.
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This morning you will be greeted by your local Aboriginal Guide, who will introduce you to the life & traditions of the Arrente People. You will learn of life and survival in the Desert. You will …
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