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.
Full Day Great Ocean Road
All the amazing scenery of the world famous Great Ocean Rd, Bells Beach, the Great Otway National Park including a guided tour of the Maits Rest Rainforest Reserve the iconic 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge & London Bridge.
2 Day 'Budget' Great Ocean Rd & Grampians
Wildlife Tours Australia offers fun sightseeing tours to the Great Ocean Road & Grampians National Park. Our tours are fantastic value for money which make them ideal for the budget conscious traveller.
Devonport to Hobart East Coast Explorer
Tasmania at it's best - Cataract Gorge, Freycinet National Park...A Port Arthur Ghost Tour..
River Murray Highlights Cruise, South Australia- ex Adelaide
The mighty Murray meanders through three states to the Great Southern Ocean in South Australia. Experience the mallee outback landscape, enjoy a relaxing morning cruise then board the coach to continue your journey through the Murraylands countryside.
Liveaboard Dive/Snorkelling Trips with Cairns Dive
The M.V. Kangaroo Explorer is a modern 25 metre catamaran specifically designed for Queensland coastal cruising. Each of our 16 cabins are air-conditioned, w/ en-suite facilities, port hole or window. The main deck has a spacious saloon and a well stocked bar. The top deck offers an enclosed air-conditioned sun lounge as well as an open and shaded sundeck. The Kangaroo Explorer is equipped with a spacious dive deck along with a dive tender both providing easy access to and from the water.
2 Day Ubirr - Jim Jim Falls
Darwin to Jim Jim Falls by 4WD . We take in the major attractions of this area including Kakadu National Park, and an overnight stay In Cooinda. then off to the Jim Jim falls and a driveto Twin falls...
Official Neighbours Tours with Stars Meeting
Meet one of your favourite Neighbours actor’s – take exclusive photos and have your complimentary Neighbours souvenir gift autographed by the star!
Coffs City Skydivers Tandem
A TANDEM SKYDIVE is the fastest and easiest way to experience the thrill and exhilaration of a freefall skydive. Attached to a TANDEM MASTER, who is an experienced instructor, via your own harness system, you will experience the amazing sensations that accompany freefall without the responsibility of opening your own parachute.
City Sights from Brisbane
Brisbane is Australia's third largest city - with only Melbourne and Sydney being larger. Brisbane's estimated resident population in 2004 was 1.77 million. This morning tour provides a great overview or the city centre and surrounding suburbs. Hear about the history of our beautiful city and see why people love to call Brisbane home.
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 famous Bungle Bungles. Over 20 million years, water created this landscape of orange and black striped ‘beehive’ geological formations. Only the locals knew it existed until the early 1980’s. Once discovered by the outside world, the area was made a national park in 1987 and given World Heritage status in 2003.Highlights of this tour includeWindjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek, Derby 'Prison Boab Tree', China Wall, Bungle Bungles, Echidna Chasm, Cathedral Gorge, Geikie Gorge Cruise
1 Day Windjana - Tunnel Creek Tour
Departing Broome, our first stop is the mighty Fitzroy River where we enjoy morning tea. We then travel to the infamous 'Boab prison tree', before touring on the Gibb River Road to the Napier range, a Devonian reef 350 million years old. After stopping for a fresh and tasty lunch we travel to Tunnel Creek, a 750-metre cave system where we explore stalactites, a large array of wildlife and ancient Aboriginal rock-art. We then travel to Windjana Gorge to search for freshwater crocodiles, many species of birds, and marvel at the spectacular natural beauty of this true oasis of the outback. Travelling through Kimberley cattle country we stop for dinner with bar facilities on our way back to Broome. The highlights of this tour are Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek, Boab 'Prison Tree', Napier Range, Fitzroy River
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 hour sea kayak
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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