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.
1 Day Fly-Drive Cooktown & the Rainbow Serpent Tour
Depart Cairns early morning for the 40 minute flight to Cooktown with Skytrans, and enjoy the spectacular views as you fly along the coast between the rainforest and the reef. On arrival you will be met by Guurrbi Tours and driven to the outskirts of Hope Vale for the Rainbow Serpent Tour with Nugal-warra Elder, Willie Gordon.
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
Full day Tall Ship Cruise
Enjoy a calm water sailing cruise onboard our authentic Tall Ship as we cruise along the fabulous Gold Coast Broadwater to our tropical island paradise resort on South Stradbroke Island.
4 Day Rock 'N' Canyon
Enjoy sunrise at Uluru - sleep under the stars .....explore the waterholes at the Garden of Eden
Sydney to Cairns Flexi-Tour 16 day (inc Cape Trib)
This tour is perfect for backpackers on a budget. See the great sights of Australia from Sydney to Cairns and meet other like minded young travellers. In each location you are looked after by local tour guides that know the region you are visiting. All accommodation is centrally located and chosen for its amenities.Build your own travel tour itinerary with a Flexi Tour. Australia offers many different destinations that backpackers want to visit. With Flexi Tours you can experience Australia in your own time. You get to choose between a lodge or camping safari on Fraser Island - between a hostel sailing package in the Whitsundays or a live-aboard experience - between Surf Camp (Byron Bay) or Gold Coast - between scuba or snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef. Simply get a quote for more information.
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.
Ballooning Yarra Valley & Wine Tour
For a really special day out we combine our fantastic tours of the Yarra Valley wineries with a sensational experience of Hot Air Ballooning with the best in the game Global Ballooning..
Full Day Wine and Wildlife Tour
The Healesville Sanctuary is a world-renowned example of Australia ’s native wildlife flourishing in a natural bushland environment. Explore the sights, sounds and scents of the magnificent Australian bush and meet our wonderful wildlife up close.
3 Day Grampians and Great Ocean Road Safari
This tour starts and finishes in Melbourne - perfect for those wanting a short break to the major sights a short distance from Melbourne. Spend a night in the Grampians mountain range and a night in Princetown on the Great Ocean Road in comfortable hostel accommodation or upgrade.
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!
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
Phillilp Island Penguin Parade
Hand feed Kangaroos, hold a Wombat and see Koalas up close as well as other native wildlife. Explore the coastline of the Island before watching the little penguins waddle up the beach for their nightly parade.
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.
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