- Drive 4x4’s on Fraser island to incredible sites like the Champagne Pools and Maheno Shipwreck with Dingos 4x4 Tag Along Tour
- Hike Indian Head and swim through stunning Lake McKenzie
- Sail the amazing Whitsundays on Wings, stopping off to explore the magic of Whitehaven Beach and snorkel some spectacular reefs
- Discover an underwater wonderland on the Great Barrier Reef
- Paddle a canoe through the breathtaking Noosa Everglades
- Ride a Chopper Motorbike through Town of 1770
- Spend a morning exploring Nimbin before an afternoon hopping through waterfalls
- Travel through the ancient Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation
- 10 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches and 6 Dinners
- 3 nights in Byron Bay at Nomads
- 1 Day Nimbin Tour with Grasshoppers
- Half Day (4hrs) Surf Lesson with Mojo Surf
- 2 nights in Noosa at Nomads
- 1 day Noosa Evergaldes River Cruise/Canoe with the Discovery Group
- 3 nights in Rainbow Beach at Dingos Hostel
- Dolphin Kayaking with Epic Ocean Adventures
- 3 day/2 night Dingos Fraser Island Tag Along Safari
- 2 nights in 1770 at Southern Cross Hostel
- 3 hour Motorbike Tour with Scooteroo
- 2 nights in Airlie Beach at Nomads
- 2 day/2 night Whitsundays Sailing on Wings
- 2 nights on Magnetic Island at Base
- Return Magnetic Island Ferry
- 3 nights in Cairns at Gilligans
- 1 Day Great Barrier Reef Trip On Ocean Freedom including 1 introductory dive
- 1 Day Cape Trib Tour with Active Tropics
- Cruising Cairns Bike Tour
**Please note that this package is designed to work in conjunction with an East Coast bus pass. We can help you arrange your epic East Coast adventure inclusive of transport so you don't have to worry about a thing with our range of flexible travel passes including Premier, Greyhound and Loka. Drop us a line to find out how.
Day 1: Sydney
Spend an afternoon exploring all the excitement and icons of Sydney before boarding your overnight bus at 6:45pm to beautiful Byron Bay!
Day 2: Byron Bay
Arrive bright and early in Byron Bay at 8:55am and check into Nomads for 3 nights. Set out to explore everything this little hippy hub has to offer. You might like to kayak alongside dolphins or take on the waves with another surf lesson, Contact Us to make it happen!
Day 3: Byron Bay Day Trip
Board a colourful bus and head for the hills of the Byron Bay hinterland, also known as Nimbin. Spend the morning exploring the streets of dreadlocked locals and village vibes before an afternoon of waterfall hopping. Travel from one cascading waterfall to another, diving into each to cool down before a relaxing drive back to Byron Bay.
Day 4: Byron Bay
Today is all about great waves, sand and sun as you join a Mojo Surf lesson on a beautiful, uncrowded beach. You’ll be riding like a pro in no time!
Day 5: Byron Bay - Noosa
Today, it’s on to the beautiful coastal town of Noosa with your bus departing Byron Bay at 8:55am. Have a brief stop over in Brisbane before arriving in Noosa at 4:20pm. Check into your hostel for 2 nights and head down to spend your afternoon on one of Australia’s most beautiful beaches. Take a hike through the National Park in search of spectacular wildlife and awesome views!
Day 6: Noosa Everglades
Gear up for an incredible adventure as you head with your tour group to the start point of the Noosa Everglades. The day will begin with a cruise down the magnificent lakes and wetlands before jumping into your canoe to paddle through the stunning “River of Mirrors”. You’ll be amazed by the smooth, glassy surface on the river water!
Day 7: Noosa - Rainbow Beach
Today, it’s on to the cruisy town of Rainbow Beach, gateway to Fraser Island! Depart Noosa at 4:20 and arrive Rainbow Beach at 7pm. Check into your hostel for 2 nights and set out on a free guided walk tour to Carlo Sandblow, this magnificent sand dune overlooks the coloured sands making sunset an incredible time of day. Spot migrating whales if you’re very lucky as well as dolphins at Tin Can Bay, this is also a great time to meet some of your fellow Fraser Island adventurers.
Day 8: Rainbow Beach
Today you’ll join a tour to 4WD along the beach, before kayaking alongside frolicking dolphins beyond the waves and along the coast line of Rainbow Beach. You may even have the chance to watch the sun rise over the horizon, amazing! In the afternoon, join a quick safety briefing at the hostel with your Fraser Island tour group in preparation for the adventure ahead.
Days 9, 10 and 11: Fraser Island 4x4 Tour
Today you will set out on an unforgettable trip of a lifetime on magical Fraser Island. Dingo’s 4x4 tag along tour is world renowned and the ultimate way to discover Fraser Island. The next 3 days are spent in a tour group of young adventurous backpackers driving 4x4’s along the beach to swim through crystal clear Lake McKenzie, dive into the Champagne Pools float down Eli Creek. Hike Indian Head to take in 360 degree views of the island, stop off at world renowned icons like Maheno Shipwreck and trek through the tranquil, ancient rainforests. Nights will be spent with your group telling tales beneath the stars in your own private campsite, just metres from the beach. What better way to experience with gem of a location? Return to Rainbow Beach via ferry late on day 11 for a farewell gathering and one more night.
Day 12: Rainbow Beach - 1770
Farewell Rainbow Beach and your Fraser Island adventure to head on to the dreamy, coastal Town of 1770, home to some awesome wave breaks, beautiful beaches and hiking tracks. Depart Rainbow Beach at 7pm and arrive 1770 12:10am where your shuttle will take you to your hostel. Check into your hostel for 2 nights and set out to explore the town. Keen to brush up on your surfing skills? Get amongst the 1770 surf with another lesson, Ask Us How!
Day 13: 1770
After a morning on the beach, you’ll gather in your Scooteroo tour group to get decked out in leather, fake tattoo’s and bandanas for 3 hours of riding Chopper Motorbike’s. Feel like a real life bikie as you ride with your gang down the open roads of Agnes Waters. These machines are very easy to ride. If you can ride a bike you can ride with Scooteroo!
Day 14: 1770 -Airlie Beach
Spend the day farewelling Town of 1770 before boarding your overnight bus at 12:10am to Airlie Beach.
Day 15: Airlie beach
Arrive Airlie at 9:30am and check into your hostel for 1 night and head down for a refreshing dip in the town lagoon. Afterwards set out to explore the towns great walking tracks and bustling bars.
Days 16, 17 and 18: Whitsunday Sailing
Feel a rush of excitement as you board Wings 2, your luxury catamaran and home for the next 2 days of snorkelling exploring and sailing! Cruise across crystal clear waters to glistening white beaches and stunning coral reefs. There will be stops at beautiful Whitehaven Beach and plenty of time to explore the stunning rainforests, walking trails and beach stretches that make up this world class destination! Return after midday on day 18 and check into your hostel for a final night in Airlie Beach.
Days 19 and 20: Airlie Beach - Magnetic Island
Depart Airlie Beach at 9:30am as you head north to the amazing Magnetic Island, via Townsville. Your bus will drop you outside the ferry terminal at 1:50am. Board your ferry to Magnetic Island and a short cruise will bring you to shores lined with palm trees on a dreamy island, check into your beach front hostel for 2 nights and enjoy your free welcome cocktail at the Island Bar. Grab your free hire snorkel gear and discover the stunning coral reefs right off the shore or set out on one of the many awesome island hiking tracks.
Day 21: Magnetic Island - Cairns
Board your ferry back to Townsville and board your bus to Cairns, gateway to world heritage sites, The Great Barrier Reef and ancient Daintree Rainforest. Arrive at 7:30pm Check into your central hostel for 3 nights and set out to explore the town full of endless activities. Embark on a hike along the Barron Falls wilderness track or if you’re feeling very adventurous Ask Us How you can add a 50 metre bungy jump to your bucket list!
Day 22: Great Barrier Reef Day Tour
Make your way to the Cairns marina to depart for a day of snorkelling the amazing Great Barrier Reef! Today you will cruise on luxury catamaran Ocean Freedom to Upolu Cay. You’ll spend the day snorkelling over stunning coral reefs alongside an abundance of incredible fishes, turtles and marine life. Hop aboard a glass bottom boat tour before spending the afternoon sun lounging on a private island! There will be seafood smorgasbords for lunch, unlimited snorkelling and world class scuba diving opportunities!
Day 23: Cape Tribulation Day Trip
You will be collected from your accommodation bright and early to make your way into the oldest living rainforest in the world! Meet one of the Indigenous owners of the Mossman Gorge and participate in a “Welcome to my Country” and Smoking ceremony. Dive into the refreshing waters of Mossman Gorge before continuing on to Cape Tribulation, where the rainforest meets the sea. Enjoy many guided rainforest hikes and meet an abundance of Australian wildlife!
Day 24: Cairns
Today you will check out of your Cairns hostel to look back on an incredible adventure of a lifetime, but it isn’t over yet! Farewell your East Coast trip than with a guided bike ride along Cairns Warf and down the esplanade. Visit butterflies and learn about the teachings of aboriginal bushtucker in the botanic gardens. Your trip ends at Marlin Marina with some locally made gelato and unforgettable lifelong memories.
**Please not that this package is designed to work in junction with an East Coast bus pass and transportation times quoted above refer only to the Transport Included package. Already got a set of wheels? No worries! You can also purchase this package without transport. If you have any questions, drop us a line.
The duration of this package is subject to availability.
This package can depart any day of the week and can be altered to better suit your travel dates.
Start Times: Sydney Central Station: 6:45pm
Finish Times: Cairns Central Accomodation: 10am checkout
Please note, surcharges may apply to holiday periods, Christmas and New Year.
- Some meals are not included, see inclusions
- Optional $10 sleeping bag hire for Fraser Island
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