Price Includes

  • One way, hop on and off travel between Cairns and Sydney
  • Atherton Tablelands (Cairns)
  • 1N Magnetic Island stopover (Townsville)
  • Overnight stopover in Byron Bay (Byron Bay)
  • 2D/1N Australian High Country Tour from Sydney to Melbourne


Travel at your leisure with Greyhound Australia between Cairns and Melbourne with this Skippy Package.

This package lets you hop on and off wherever you like along the way; stay and explore the places you want to visit the most and soak up your trip in Australia.

From Cairns, enjoy a day tour of the gorgeous Atherton Tablelands; a region laden with cascading waterfalls, lush rainforests and perfect scenery. You will see the amazing Cathedral Fig, have the opportunity to swim in Lake Eacham and be taken to waterfalls and other locations for stunning photographs.

As you travel further down the coast, you must stop in Townsville where, just a short 20 minute ferry ride away, is Magnetic Island. A stunning place to sit at the bar and relax overlooking the pristine waters with your included 1 night stay.

Travel further south to Byron Bay, the most eastern town in Australia, where your included overnight stop and surf lesson is included. Staying at Backpackers Inn right on the beach and a stones throw to the centre of town it is a great spot to base yourself. Speak with the surf desk on arrival to book in your surf lesson.

There is plenty to do in and around Byron Bay for an extended stay, we suggest you save a day and go on a day tour of Nimbin Town before you leave.

Continue on to Sydney, one of Australia’s most exciting cities. Spend some time exploring this amazing harbour city. It’s packed with stunning beaches, iconic buildings and a fabulous nightlife!

Explore the undiscovered side of Australia on an Australian High Country Tour from Sydney to Melbourne. Visit Canberra – Australia’s beautiful capital city and spend a night at an authentic Aussie Farm Stay. Take in the sights of the picturesque region, stopping at charming towns along the way to soak up the ambience and fresh air en route to cosmopolitan Melbourne.

Minimum suggested travel time: 13 Days

Departure: Cairns (QLD)
Arrival: Melbourne (VIC)