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.
3 day Backpacker Surfing - ex Coffs Harbour or Port Macquarie
Join Trent in his home town area of Scotts Head and surrounds on the mid north coast of NSW, where he’ll show you the business of surfing along uncrowded, crystal clear beach breaks and points that no other pro surfer has ever offered.
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.
Tandem Skydiving Gold Coast
Gold Coast Skydive is a unique operation. We are the only Tandem Skydive Operation in the World that operates directly beside an International Airport. You wil be taking off from the same runway as the passenger jets at the Gold Coast Airport and landing in Kirra.
Half Day A Town like Alice Tour
Tour the sights of ‘The Alice’ including the historic Telegraph Station and the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Visit the School of the Air where sometimes we are able to listen to the children take lessons on air. Stop at the Alice Springs Reptile Centre where you will see unique Central Australian reptiles such as the Perentie and Thorny Devil. Conclude with a panoramic view of Alice Springs and the surrounding ranges from the top of Anzac Hill.
Fraser Island In A Day- ex Brisbane and Gold Coast
Fraser Island in a day is certainly not long enough to see all that Fraser has to offer. It is however, long enough to get a glimpse of just how spectacular Fraser really is.
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.
Tully River Full Day Rafting
In addition to providing sensational white water, R'n'R White Water Rafting's selection of rafting tours allows visitors from all corners of the globe to experience the scenic majesty that is Tropical North Queensland's World Heritage-listed "Wet Tropics" region. Our range appeals from the "armchair adventurer" right through to those clients seeking the ultimate wilderness experience - flying in by helicopter, rafting down Grade 5 rapids while camping on remote riverbanks in isolated wilderness.
Kangaroo Island , Adelaide and Melbourne
Immerse yourself in nature and wilderness on Kangaroo Island, followed by a night in Adelaide (accommodation included). Next up Adelaide to Melbourne 3 day tour by way of the Grampians Ranges (Gariwerd National Park) and the spectacular Great Ocean Road.
2 Day Romantic Vineyard Escape
Escape the ‘day to day’ and whisk your partner off on a delightful adventure for two…
Learn to Dive Courses in Cairns - with Cairns Dive Centre
Cairns Dive Centre is one of the largest certifying agencies in the world. We have been operating in Cairns for many years, maintaining outstanding customer service. Cairns Dive Centre offers day cruises and live aboard trips for the snorkeller and diver, as well as learn-to-dive courses through all levels from Open Water to Instructors. We are a SSI training centre We make sure you do it the right way, and the FUN way!
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.
1 Day Great Ocean Road
This tour is suited to the traveller that has limited time but doesn't want to miss out on seeing the Great Ocean Road. All the major sites are visited on this spectacular tour.
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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