Australia. Information for backpackers
& independent travellers for discount tours and Hostels.
Many people associate the word backpack with cheap
and nasty..... It is anything but nasty, however you do learn how to
be cheap and save yourself a dollar.
That's why Backpacker Tours Australia is here. We
aim to provide you (the bakpacker) with enough information and free
access to contact backpacker hostels and backpack tour companies directly.
- It's very simple - take a look through our site and plan your trip.
- View each state a read some of the wonderful suggestions that have
been made by us and other backpackers.
- Use the forms on each individual companies minisite to contact them
direct. If you have one of our discount cards
you can even save extra money off the retail price advertised on
Australia tours and activities are as varied as Australia is large.
Take your time to plan and do your best to visit as many States as you
cans .... they all offer something unique. Choose a state on the map
to the left to get started. Each region will explain some brief information
to help guide you.
When backpacking and traveling around Australia you will find different
EST - means Eastern Standard Time. New
South Wales, Queensland, ACT , Victoria & Tasmania have this.
CST - is Central Standard Time in South Australia
and Northern Territory. These are Half-an-hour behind EST
WST - Western Standard time is two hours behind EST
And to complicate things even more, we have daylight savings in NSW
& Victoria commencing in October (wind your clock forward
an hour), and finishes at the end of March. (Do we need to say wind
Don't forget to
and receive Discounts off tour, activities and hostel accommodation
For details on
our discount card, go to the registration page
where you will find all the information you need to purchase your Backpacker
Tours Discount Card.