12 Day Byron Bay, Gold Coast or Brisbane to Cairns Flexi Tour

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

Budget Sailing the Whitsundays 5 day 4 night

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

Great Ocean Road and Grampians 3 Day

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


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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

2 Day Phillip Island Wilsons Promontory Wildlife Extravaganza
Our two day wildlife adventure of the Gippsland Region will bring you back to nature’s wonders! On our first day we meet some of Australia’s most famous wildlife and take part in the nightly parade of the little penguins emerging from the sea! Staying overnight in a charming cabin park allows more time to explore Phillip Island.

Hobart Adventure Tour
Join Tasmania's most experienced guide on Hobart’s best land-based day trip11 hours of non-stop discovery on this extraordinary adventure. A carefully planned, yet flexible itinerary means you spend short times on the bus, and maximum time at the best locations. We have great photo handouts and information sheets for all passengers and jokes to suit all nationalities. Currently the only tour to have both Japanese and Korean translations of just about the entire tour! The Mega Tour is the most informative, AND the most popular tour to the famous Port Arthur Historic Site.

3 Day Alice Springs to Darwin - Via Katherine
Travel from the Red Centre up to the Top End admiring the changes in the landscape and remoteness on this stretch of highway; stopping at small outback towns, water holes including Katherine Gorge and strange rock formations (Devil's Marbles) before arriving in Darwin

Hobart to Devonport Wild & Green West Coast
Great activities and adventures in the heart of Tasmania- Cradle Mountain National Park, Lake St Claire, Sand Boarding......Waterfalls and Rainforests

Mornington Peninsula Winery Tour
This seaside cool-climate region has acquired a definitive style and boasts a magnificent array of cool-climate wines and regional produce. More than 170 vineyards showcased at more than fifty cellar doors lie amongst sprawling orchards, farms and kitchen gardens capturing some of the very best views of both Port Phillip and Western Port bays. Among them are some world famous wineries along with some brilliant family-owned and boutique wineries, awaiting your discovery.

9 Day Perth to Adelaide Wildlife Adventure
9 day adventure off the well trodden tourist track, taking in pristine coastline.The tour also highlights the unique wildlife experiences on the Eyre Peninsula – and boasts three of the top wildlife experiences in Australia on one tour!

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".

Coffs City Skydivers- Options with your skydive
Remember the most exciting time of your life, arguably, by keeping a record of it. Video and photos available.

2 Night Silent Night Sailing- ex Airlie Beach
Silent Night is performance sailing in comfort. With wide, flat decks above, and comfortable accommodation below, she carries a maximum of 12 passengers within a friendly intimate envionment.

Adrenaline Pumping Ocean Rider
Established in Noosa in 2001, the Oceanrider has quickly become one of Australia's most popular thrill boat rides. Tens of thousands of happy screaming passengers have lived to tell the tale of their adventures on the high seas in Noosa, and perhaps now it's your turn! There are many possible reasons why The Oceanrider has become one of Noosa's most loved activities. There's no doubt we have awe inspiring scenery, and that our beloved and faithful dolphin friends give everyone a thrill...but more often than not, it's the capabilities of the boat, and the skill of our drivers that really capture the attention of our passengers. A ride on the Oceanrider is guaranteed to be one hour you'll never forget!

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.

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.

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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