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

Yarra Valley Winery Tour
Winery tours have never been so much fun or affordable. Our daily tours take in some of Victoria's best wineries in the stunning region of the Yarra Valley only one hour from Melbourne. Included are tutored tastings at 4 premium wineries, a superb winery restaurant lunch with wine, finishing the day at the home of Australia's No.1 bubbly, Domaine Chandon, for light tasting platters and a glass of sparkling. What more could you ask for?

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.

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.

Shark Bay– Monkey Mia Tours with Capricorn Kayak Tours.
Our tours take in all this and more. Swimming, snorkelling, fishing, bird watching, walking, exploring, enjoying camp life, and just plain relaxing, are all options available to you. This area is a huge nature playground for seakayakers, and is mostly untouched by humankind. No previous kayaking experience necessary.

Barron River Half Day Rafting
The Barron River Gorge where we raft is located 20 minutes' drive north of Cairns and lies along a traditional pathway for the original Djabugay people, who used it to reach the coast from Kuranda. The Barron Falls, further upstream, is considered a sacred site, although today the Falls' fury, which inspired Bama (aboriginal) belief in its sanctity, is tamed by a hydroelectric power station.

3 Day Kangaroo Island Beach Wilderness Adventure
Take a guided tour with a National Parks Guide amongst a colony of Australian sea-lions.Visit the amazing, naturally weathered formations of Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch and watch fur seals diving and playing in the surf.

Learn to Surf on Bondi Beach
The Bondi Surf Experience – Taste Test: from AU$85 This popular beginner course teaches you how to safely get out and up onto your first wave. Here you'll be taught in a small group setting of 5 students or less, so you get plenty of hands-on help.

Great Ocean Road & Grampians 3 Day
Travel the amazing Great Ocean Road & enjoy the stunning views along one of the most scenic & rugged coastlines in the world.

Great Ocean Road & Grampians 3 Day
Travel the amazing Great Ocean Road & enjoy the stunning views along one of the most scenic & rugged coastlines in the world.

Open Water Dive Courses with Cairns Dive Centre
At Cairns Dive Centre, the emphasis is on increased training in actual dive conditions. The basis of our training concept is thorough practice of scuba skills in the controlled environment of our new diver training centre. These skills combined with the understanding of safe diving practices and theory, prepare you for the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience

Pinnacles Eco Day Tour
Enjoy a full day of touring taking in Yanchep National Park. Walk amongst the Pinnacles in Nambung National Park and learn the art of tool making and digeridoo playing as well as boomerang throwing...

Byron Bay Balloon Flights
What better way to see Australia’s most spectacular scenery than aloft in a hot air balloon with Byron Bay Ballooning.  Soaring majestically over the terrain you will be overcome by the beauty of the “rainbow region” which stretches out endlessly underneath from Byron's majestic headland to Mt Warning and its massive volcanic rim and beyond to the Great Dividing Range.

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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