Backpacking tours

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Fraser Island

is the world’s largest sand island. Nearly 125 kilometers (~75 miles) in length boasts stunning views and plenty of opportunities to get your toes in the sand. There are 27 freshwater lakes with Lake McKenzie and Lake Wabby being the two most famous.

Wildlife is abundant on Fraser Island and contains the only remaining wild dingo population. The Maheno Shipwreck, the Champagne Pools, and Indian Heads point attract people from around the world every year.

Getting around on Fraser Island must be done in a 4-wheel drive or by foot.

There are two fantastic options below. For more information or to book contact our consultants.


Drop Bear Adventures

Drop Bear Adventures specializes in providing superior Self-Drive 4WD (Four Wheel Drive) tours on Fraser Islands’ majestic beaches. With a customer-focused approach to all aspects, Drop Bear Adventures caters to everyone from families to backpackers with differing tour options.

Drop Bear Adventures explores Fraser Island’s most iconic destinations such as: Lake McKenzie, The Champagne Pools, Eli Creek, Maheno Shipwreck, Lake Wabby and more.

Trip Advisor rates Drop Bear Adventures’ Tour as the very best self-drive 4×4 safari tour! Drop Bear Adventures is family owned, operated and the lowest cost self drive tour. To experience Fraser Island’s glory book with our consultants today!


Beachcamp Retreat Safari

Dingo Fraser Island
Unique Features:

3 Days/ 2 Nights in Beachcamp Eco Resort
Hot showers and flushing toilets
Knowledgeable guides
Automatic Transmission 4WDs with USB ports and aux cords
18 year olds with a drivers license can drive but aren’t required
All Inclusive PASTA FREE menu (veggie options available)
20 Guests
Campfire with guitar
Fishing and catching your own worms for bait
Didgeridoo and boomerang lessons
Eco-Certified
Single or Doubles beds available
All national park fees, ferries and insurance provided

Departs every Saturday and Tuesday at 800 am and returns every Monday and Thursday at 4 pm
$525 per person single in quad share or 575 per person double. Book now!


Camping Safari

4wd fraser island backpacking
Unique Features:

3 Days/ 2 Nights in “Glamping tents”
Hot showers and flushing toilets
Linen provided
Knowledgeable guides
Automatic Transmission 4WDs with USB ports and aux cords
18 year olds with a drivers license can drive but aren’t required
All Inclusive PASTA FREE menu (veggie options available)
30 Guests
Campfire with guitar
Fishing and catching your own worms for bait
Didgeridoo and boomerang lessons
Eco-Certified
All national park fees, ferries and insurance provided

Departs every Monday/Wednesday/Friday at 800 am and returns every Wednesday/Friday/Sunday at 4 pm
$425 per person. Book now!

Indian Head Fraser Island
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Whitsundays yachting paradise

The iconic Whitsunday Islands

Hosting 74 tropical islands. The Whitsunday Islands create a natural lagoon for some of the calmest seas in the world. The Great Barrier Reef tames the swell too.

Whitsunday Island is home to Whitehaven Beach and Hill inlet. Whitehaven Beach’s sand grains are the finest, purest in the world.

The sand is so pure that NASA’s Hubble Telescope’s Lens is made from this sand. Views from hill inlet and on the beach cannot be described in words.

Sailing around the picturesque islands provides the best experience and enables snorkeling on The Great Barrier Reef.

The boats on the Whitsunday islands can book out over a month in advance! To guarantee your spot ask our consultants. 


Whitsundays Boat Descriptions:

SV Whitehaven

SV Whitehaven’s 2 Day /1 night provides an entirely unique experience compared to other boats. If you would prefer more time on the islands and in the sands of Whitehaven Beach than diving or snorkeling then this is the adventure safari for you.

The crew will guide you on an eco adventure that will highlight the local flora and fauna. Not only is there snorkeling onboard but also kayaking! This 17.5 meter “beach” boat is the perfect place to meet other travelers. Reserve your spot on this unique adventure today with our consultants!

Fast Facts:

2 Days/ 1 Night sailing the Whitsundays
Snorkeling at no extra charge
Bring your own alcohol
Delicious food
Visits to Whitehaven Beach
23 Guests
3 Crew members
Kayaking
Eco-Ceritfied
Single share rooms

Departs every Sunday/Wednesday/Friday at 830 am and returns every Monday/Thursday/Saturday at 4 pm
$380 per person share single. Book now!


Waltzing Matilda

Diver whitsunday islands holiday

Waltzing Matilda’s 2 Day/1 Night adventure aboard the 16.4 Metre cruising yacht provides plenty of opportunity to see the corals and fish of the Great Barrier Reef!

This laid back experience is perfect for those who want to snorkel, see the islands and meet new people. The shaded open deck gives comfort to all 14 passengers. To sail with Waltzing Matilda contact our consultants today!

Fast Facts:

2 Days/ 1 Night sailing the Whitsundays
Snorkeling at no extra charge
Bring your own alcohol
Delicious food
Visits to Whitehaven Beach
14 Guests
2 Crew members
Eco-Ceritfied
Private Doubles available

Departs every Saturday/Tuesday/Thursday at 830 am and returns every Sunday/Wednesday/Friday at 4 pm

$380 per person share single/double and $414 per person private double. Book now!


Kiana

Kiana is perfect for the avid scuba diver who wants to get to the outer Great Barrier Reef. This 16.4 metre cruising yacht is fitted for the most comfortable cruising of the Whitsundays possible. The top deck provides fantastic opportunities to catch some sun and the air-conditioned cabins below provide a fantastic escape during the warm summer nights.

A dive is included in the price. If you aren’t certified but want to learn then do so through Kiana’s Open Water Diver Course. Book Kiana today to secure your spot!
Whitsundays sunset view

Fast Facts:

2 Days/ 2 Nights sailing the Whitsundays
Scuba Diving on Board
Licensed bar on board
Delicious food
14 Guests
3 Crew members
Eco-Ceritfied
Private cabins available

Departs every Monday/Friday at 8 am and returns every Wednesday/Sunday at 4 pm
$719 per person share doubles and singles. $819 per person Private double and singles. Book now!


Whitsundays snorkel backpackers

Wings 2

This 2 Day/2 Night sailing adventure on a catamaran delivers the ideal trip to anyone who wants to dive the Great Barrier Reef and soak up the beautiful Whitsunday islands.

Knowledgeable dive instructors help first time divers get a feel for the underwater world with easy beach entries. Certified divers will enjoy fantastic reef locations. Fully air conditioned cabins with state of the art lounge room add comfort to the sailing experience even in the warmest conditions. Dive packages start at $70 per dive. Photos are also available. Ask our consultants to reserve your spot!

Fast Facts:

2 Days/ 2 Nights sailing the Whitsundays
Scuba Diving on Board
Bring your own alcohol
Fresh food
Visits to Whitehaven Beach
25 Guests
3 Crew members
Eco-Ceritfied
Private rooms available

Departs every Monday/Wednesday/Saturday at 12 pm and returns every Monday/Wednesday/Friday at 10:30 am
$475 per person share doubles, singles and singles in a double available. Book now!


Wings 3

Wings 3 provides everything you want during your 2 Days/2 Nights of sailing and diving the Whitsunday Islands. Knowledgeable dive instructors help first time divers get a feel for the underwater world with easy beach entries.

Just shy of 50 feet (15.17m) of catamaran ensures smooth and speedy sailing to Whitehaven Beach and around the other tropical islands. With all of your food included all you need to do is kick back, relax and enjoy the plentiful activities on the Whitsundays. Dive packages start at $70 per dive. Photos are also available. Ask our consultants to reserve your spot!

Fast Facts:

2 Days/ 2 Nights sailing the Whitsundays
Scuba Diving on Board
Bring your own alcohol
Fresh food
Visits to Whitehaven Beach
25 Guests
3 Crew members
Eco-Ceritfied
Private rooms available

Departs every Friday/Sunday at 12 pm and returns every Sunday/Tuesday at 10:30 am
$475 per person share doubles, singles and singles in a double available. Book now!


Emperor Wings

This 15.17-metre (50 foot) catamaran offers 2.5 Days and 3 Nights of sailing and diving. Whether you are a beginner or experienced diver Emperor Wings provides fantastic opportunities to see the Outer Great Barrier reef. Specialty courses are available on board. Those who want to snorkel will have plenty of time to do so.

Emperor Wings takes adventurers to Whitehaven Beach. After exploration during the day, sailors/divers can socialise in the on-deck Jacuzzi/spa under the stars. Dive packages start at $70 per dive. Photos are also available. Ask our consultants to reserve your spot!

Fast Facts:

2.5 Days/ 3 Nights sailing the Whitsundays
Scuba Diving on Board
Bring your own alcohol
Fresh food
Visits to Whitehaven Beach
26 Guests
5 Crewmembers
Eco-Ceritfied
Private rooms available

Departs every Tuesday at 1 pm and returns every Friday at 8:30 am
$575 per person Share doubles, singles and singles in doubles available. Book now!


Whitsundays Getaway

Whitsundays Getaway provides excellent luxury sailing for couples. A maximum of 4 couples on a 12.5 Metre catamaran gives everyone on board ample room to enjoy the splendour of the Whitsunday Islands.

Snorkeling equipment provided to experience all that the fabulous corals of the Great Barrier Reef offers. Each queen sized private cabin includes air conditioning and your own ensuite bathroom. Book now for your perfect honeymoon getaway!

Fast Facts:

2 Days/2 Nights sailing the Whitsundays
Snorkeling at no extra charge
Bring your own alcohol
Freshly prepared food
8 Guests
2 Crewmembers
Private Queen cabins
Ensuite bathrooms

Departs Friday/Sunday at 3pm and returns Sunday/Tuesday at 1 pm. $735 per person Book now!

2 Days/2 Nights not enough?? A 3 Day/3 Night Whitsundays Getaway that includes the same fantastic amenities is available for $895 per person (departs Tuesday at 4:30 pm and returns Friday at 1 pm).


Derwent hunter

This full day adventure packs as much of the Whitsundays as possible. Passengers aboard this sailboat have time to snorkel one of the famous fringe reefs, also experience an eco-guided tour on one of the 74 islands and also help raise the sails. Morning tea and lunch are provided in this magical full day adventure. For a full day adventure book now!

Fast Facts:

1 Day sailing the Whitsundays
Snorkeling at no extra charge
Licensed bar on board
Delicious food
39 Guests
3 Crewmembers
Eco-certified

Departs everyday except Tuesday at 8am and returns at 430 pm. $179 per adult. $89 per child. $145 per student. $500 per family (2 adults with 2 or 3 children).


Silent Night

This 2 Day/2 Night racing yacht provides an exciting adventure for those who are looking for some fast fun sailing around the Whitsundays. At 15 metres in length and only 12 guests, this spacious boat provides plenty of room to lounge about.

Snorkeling the fringe corals on the Great Barrier Reef is free of charge. During the night, patrons can drink and socialise or hit the sack early in one of the private cabins. For the fast sailing adventure you’ve been waiting for book now!

Fast Facts:

2 Days/2 Nights sailing the Whitsundays
Snorkeling at no extra charge
Bring your own alcohol
Freshly prepared food
12 Guests
3 Crewmembers
Private doubles and singles
15m or 50ft in length

Departs Monday/Wednesday/Friday at 2pm and returns Wednesday/Friday/Sunday at 12 pm. $579 per person for private doubles or twin and 480 per person for a single Book now!


Summertime

Summertime is a polished gem with all of the latest amenities. Experience 3 Days/2 nights of sailing, scuba diving and kayaking through the Whitsundays. The fun and experienced scuba instructor helps beginners and certified divers explore everything the Great Barrier Reed has to offer.

The freshwater hot tub on deck is the perfect place to spend a star filled night. Dive packages start at $70 per dive. Photos are also available. Contact our consultants for your slice of Summertime.

Fast Facts:

2 Days/ 2 Nights sailing the Whitsundays
Scuba Diving on Board
Kayaking
Bring your own alcohol
Delicious food
16 Guests
3 Crew members
Private rooms available
16.7m or 55ft in length

Departs Thursday/Sunday at 9 am and returns Saturday/Tuesday at 3 pm. $619 per person for share single, double and triples. $709 per person for a private double/twin Book now!

Whitehaven Beach whitsundays

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Mojo Surf and Stay

Mojo’s reputation cannot be beat when it comes to learning to surf, enjoy the cruisey environment only true surfers can provide.

Surfing looks so easy but if you have never tried it then you’re in for a surprise! One surfing lesson will barely show you the basics.

A 2 days/2 nights surf camp teaches you surfing fundamentals. To feel comfortable on a surf board 4 days/4 nights would be best.

Mojo has camps everywhere but Mojo’s Spot X is the best atmosphere for learning during the day and partying at night. For the best camp for you ask our consultants.
 

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Skydiving

Are you looking for the craziest adrenaline rush? There is no greater feeling than jumping out of a plane at 14000ft!

Whether you close your eyes for the 60 seconds of free fall or soak up views of The Great Barrier Reef in the distance, this will be your favorite thing to scratch off the bucket list.

Jumping at Mission Beach is voted the #1 place to jump because of the beach landing and the flight over the reef.

There are also jumps in Cairns, Brisbane, Byron and Sydney with stellar views.

These are Tandem jumps with certified divers.
For more details ask our consultants. $299 + $35 for an Airport levy fee.

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Scuba Diving and Snorkeling

Cairns Great Barrier Reef

Down Under Dive and Cruise provides a full day trip from Cairns to the Outer Barrier Reef (that’s where the big fish and most colorful coral are!!)

You will get 5 hours of snorkeling or diving and a fantastic Aussie BBQ spread for lunch.

Departing from Cairns at 7.45 am daily this tour has fantastic reviews. If you haven’t been scuba diving before you can try it out (some medical conditions restrict diving).

$139 + $20 reef tax for snorkeling or $159 + $20 for diving.

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The Great Ocean Road

This scenic drive has magnificent coastal views from Melbourne to Adelaide.

Home to the famous 12 apostles and Grampian Mountains.

Groovy Grape offers a 3D/2N all inclusive option that will pick you up from Melbourne or Adelaide for 425 AUD.

Groovy Grape provides top notch tours along the south coast with the wonderful reviews. While in South Australia there are also options for the Barossa Wine Valley and kangaroo island.

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Uluru

The iconic rock that stands above every other can only be called Uluru or Ayers Rock.

Located near Alice Springs, Uluru is the most photographed thing in all Australia. The sunsets here can’t be done justice with photography.
To soak in the views for yourselves, contact us for more info.

Alice springs is very remote, please let us help you book flights or other modes of transportation.
Ayers Rock visit

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Bungy Jumping

bungy jump experience Bungy Jumping in Cairns thrills the most hardened adrenaline junkies.

A 50M-drop is not only exhilarating but more frightening as you can see the bottom and tell exactly how close you are from hitting the ground!

AJ Hackett practices very safe jumping.

$159 + $10 on arrival. Contact our consultants to book your jump.
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Hop-on-hop-off bus options stop in almost every town along the east coast. For single travelers this enables you to meet plenty of other travelers. Overnight buses provide fantastic ways to pass places you don’t want to see and also save on accommodation.

Greyhound

Most Greyhound buses have extra legroom, free WIFI and leather seats. In most major destinations, there are 4 buses running both north and south per day. Hop-on-hop-off bus passes run north or south for 3/6 months or you can get a kilometer pass which enables you to travel anywhere for a whole year.

greyhound bus

From Sydney to Cairns or Cairns to Sydney the price is $419.

From Sydney to Brisbane or Brisbane to Sydney the price is $129.

From Brisbane to Cairns or Cairns to Brisbane the price is $329.

For the 6-month option add $30.

There are plenty of other passes around Australia so ask our consultants.

geryhound bus route

Premier Motor Services

Premier Motor Services specializes in the east coast of Australia so there is plenty of coverage for the adventurous traveler. There is a daily bus for most cities.

There are 3 or 6-month options for select passes or direct buses can be booked. No-frill transportation allows Premier to offer low cost transportation to budget conscious travelers.

From Sydney to Cairns or Cairns to Sydney the price is $295.
From Sydney to Brisbane or Brisbane to Sydney the price is $90.
From Brisbane to Cairns or Cairns to Brisbane the price is $230.

There are more passes or 6-month options ask our consultants.

There are plenty of other passes around Australia so ask our consultants.

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Jucy campers

We offer every jucy camper option.

Prices are dependent on when you want to travel, where you start/finish, how many people you will travel with, your age, whether you want insurance or not and the length of campervan rental.

The minimum rental during peak season can be more than 10 days. It all depends on availability and location of pick up so reserve your camper today with our consultants.
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