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. 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, please browse and do contact us, we are to help and advise.
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.
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.
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.
FIVE DAY CAPE LEVEQUE & THE GORGES
This adventure tour showcases some of the best gorges and landscapes the Kimberley has to offer. This camping tour uses comfortable swags and mozzie domes, experienced local guides, premium quality food and fully equipped air-conditioned 4wd's. Highlights of this tour include Derby 'Boab Prison Tree', Bell Gorge, Galvins Gorge, Manning Falls, King Leopold Range, Adcock Gorge, Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek, Napier Range, Phillips Range
Scuba Diving & Snorkelling Byron Bay
The Julian Rocks Aquatic Reserve off the shores of Byron Bay, is home to over 500 different species of fish. Because life around this Aquatic Reserve is influenced by both tropical and temperate currents, the marine life varies throughout the year. It is truly a divers paradise, and with all dive trips fully guided you will see the very best, safely and at a relaxed and comfortable pace. We dive 3 times daily and offer Snorkeling trips as well as dive tours. Our two Dive Boats are fast and safe. You spend the time diving not traveling.
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
3 Day Great Ocean Road & Grampians
Our three day Adventure will take you on a journey to discover the breathtaking coastline of the Great Ocean Road and the hinterland of the Grampians!
Uluru Safari 3 Day ex Alice Springs
The Red Centre at it's best. Depart Alice Springs on your Uluru Safari Adventure, experiencing the sights of Uluru - Ayers Rock, outback camping, and Aboriginal Culture.
Barossa Valley Wine Tour
3 Premium wineries, tastings and sightseeing attractions.
Sunshine Hinterland and Montville Day Adventure
The Sunshine Coast is not just famous for its beaches. It has a rich heritage of spectacular Hinterland scenery combined with exciting man-made attractions. Montville is the creative heart of the craft villages and towns that make up the Blackall Range Region. Stunning views over the coastline and an interesting variety of craft shops and restaurants create a memorable experience.
1 Day Cape Leveque Adventure
We visit Beagle Bay Aboriginal Community home of the famous pearlshell church, we then head off to beautiful Cape Leveque (Kooljaman) enjoying the pristine beaches and spectacular coastline. Swimming, snorkelling, sunbathing or a long walk along the beach, the afternoon is yours to enjoy. We then travel back to Lombadina Community where we meet our indigenous local guide. We are taken on a tour of the Community and the surrounding area. Travelling through challenging Kimberley terrain we arrive in Broome at approximately 6:30pm. Highlights of this tour include Beagle Bay Aboriginal Community, Lombadina Aboriginal Community, One Arm Point Aquaculture Hatchery, snorkelling, Cape Leveque (Kooljaman)
3 Day Cape Leveque Experience
The Dampier Peninsula is one of the most spectacular coastal environments in Australia, and the perfect place to experience indigenous culture in the Kimberley. Two nights at Kooljaman on Cape Leveque allows time to both relax and experience the Peninsula’s highlights. Visit Beagle Bay Community, home of the Sacred Heart Church with its glimmering pearl shell altar. Discover Kelk Creek Bush Retreat, where our guides introduce us to their traditional Bardi ‘saltwater country’ on a leisurely bushwalk - the freshly made damper and billy tea are a delight! Highlights of this tour include Cape Leveque, Beagle Bay Pearl Shell Church, Lombadina Aboriginal Community, Cape Leveque Snorkelling, One Arm Point / Bardi Aboriginal Community, Dgugaragyn Indigenous Bushtucker 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.
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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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The Sunshine Coast is the holiday destination for many Australians. Its magnificent beaches and relaxed yet sophisticated lifestyle has also made it a magnet for international visitors. This tour show…
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