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3 Day Cairns And Great Barrier Reef Experience

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14 Day Sydney To Cairns Flexi W/ Cape Tribulation

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10 Day Brisbane, Gold Coast Or Byron Bay To Cairns Flexi

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16 Day Sydney To Cairns Flexi W/ Surf Camp & Cape Tribulation

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14 Day Sydney To Cairns Flexi W/ Surf Camp

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16 Day Cairns To Sydney Flexi W/ Surf Camp & Cape Tribulation

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14 Day Cairns To Sydney Flexi W/ Surf Camp

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14 Day Cairns To Sydney Flexi W/ Cape Tribulation

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12 Day Cairns To Brisbane, Gold Coast Or Byron Bay Flexi

From $1619

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10 Day Cairns To Brisbane, Gold Coast Or Byron Bay Flexi

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12 Day Brisbane, Gold Coast Or Byron Bay To Cairns Flexi

From $1619

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12 Day Sydney To Cairns Express Flexi

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Backpacker Tours Australia

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.

Best Australia Tours

Australia Zoo & Crocodile Hunter Tours
The Sunshine Coast, home of the Crocodile Hunter and Australia Zoo, has been a popular holiday playground for Australian's and visitors alike.

1 Day Phillip Island Penguin Parade
Our Penguin Parade tour highlights the best of Victoria’s nature and wildlife. Get up close and personal with the friendly residents at Moonlit Wildlife Sanctuary: hand-feed local kangaroos and wallabies! Come and enjoy the beauty and wildlife of Phillip Island and make this a journey one to remember!

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

Adelaide Sightseeing, Cleland Wildlife Park
A great opportunity awaits you at Cleland Wildlife Park, where you can explore trails and come face to face with Australian wildlife & flora.

Greyhound Bus Pass - Micro Passes - Adelaide to Alice Springs
An economical way to go from A to B with a rest stop or two on the way.

Brisbane City Sights & River Cruise from Gold Coast
Brisbane is often called the "River City" and it's easy to see why, the river snakes its way through the city and suburbs highlighting some of the best features

Devonport to Hobart East Coast Explorer
Tasmania at it's best - Cataract Gorge, Freycinet National Park...A Port Arthur Ghost Tour..

Phillip Island Day Tour - The Penguin Parade
If you have ever wanted to observe and interact with Australia’s wild life, then this is definitely the tour for you. Our Phillip Island day tour covers everything from kangaroos to koalas, parrots to penguins and wombats to worms, all explained to you by an expert on our native animals, giving you a full appreciation of our many amazing species. Go West Tours offer FREE WI-FI service!  


Myella Farmstay- ex Rockhampton
The farm stay is very activity based, however you can do as much or as little as you like. You can get involved or relax. Guests enjoy the informal schedule and the fact that they are staying on a real farm.

3 Day Darwin to Alice Springs Safari
From darwin we travel down the Stuart hwy admiring the changes in the landscape and remoteness on the area we stop at small outback towns,water holes and strange rock formations (Devil's Marbles) before arriving in Alice Springs

6 Day Alice Springs to Darwin incl. Kakadu
Ex Alice Springs to Darwin outback tour through Devils Marbles, Daly Waters Pub, Katherine Gorge, Litchfield National Park, Edith Falls, visit an outback cattle station.  

Backpacker travel agent

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 tours

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 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 tours

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.

Northern Territory tours

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.

South Australia tours

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 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 tours

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.

Australia backpacking

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.

Backpacker Campervans

Backpacker tours also offers a large selection of backpacker campervans, and some great deals on Australia car hire.

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.

Australia hostels

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.

Australia backpacking

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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  • Hobart to Devonport Wild & Green West Coast

    Hobart to Devonport Wild & Green West Coast

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  • 1 Day Geikie Gorge Cultural Experience

    1 Day Geikie Gorge Cultural Experience

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  • Cheyne Horan Surf School

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  • Coffs City Skydivers Tandem

    Coffs City Skydivers Tandem

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  • Broome to Bungle Bungles 5 Day tour

    Broome to Bungle Bungles 5 Day tour

    Short of time and want the best value Bungle Bungles trip in the Kimberley? Experience the highlights of the Kimberley in 5 fabulous days. Check out one of the world’s most unique landscapes at the fa…

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  • 6 Day Cairns Ultimate Adventure Experience

    6 Day Cairns Ultimate Adventure Experience

    The Ultimate Adventure Package! We include an epic day trip to the Tully River where you'll raft grade 3-4 rapids for over 5 hours! We also include a full day snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef and…

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  • Beachcomber Plus 4 days 3 nights

    Beachcomber Plus 4 days 3 nights

    Bike ride down the St Mary's Pass to St Helens; walk the Bay of Fires; cycle to Bicheno, walk to Wineglass Bay; bike and walk on Maria Island; bike ride down Hobart's Mt Wellington plus a gentle two h…

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  • 3 Day Great Ocean Road Boomerang

    3 Day Great Ocean Road Boomerang

    This tour is ideal for the traveller with time to relax. See one of the best coastal drive of the world combined with the spectacular mountain scenery of the Grampians National Park.…

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  • Sunshine Hinterland and Montville Day Adventure

    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 craf…

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