Fair Dinkum Package - Backpack From Darwin to Cairns

Price Includes

  • 3D/2N Kakadu & Litchfield Tour
  • One way hop-on, hop off travel between Darwin and Alice Springs
  • 3D/2N Rock Tour (Alice Springs)
  • One way travel between Alice Springs and Adelaide
  • 1N stopover at Radekas underground Motel (Coober Pedy)
  • 2D/1N Kangaroo Island Tour (Adelaide)
  • 3D/2N Great Ocean Road Tour (Adelaide)
  • Phillip Island Day Tour (Melbourne)
  • One way hop-on, hop off travel between Melbourne and Cairns
  • Overnight stopover in Byron Bay (Byron Bay)
  • 3D/2N Fraser Island Tour Plus 2 Nights accommodation in Hervey Bay
  • 2D/1N Whitsunday Sailing (Airlie Beach)
  • 1N Magnetic Island stopover (Townsville)
  • Atherton Tablelands (Cairns)
  • Great Barrier Reef Day Tour (Cairns)


This package includes travel at your own leisure with Greyhound Australia between Darwin and Adelaide and Melbourne and Cairns as well as some amazing iconic destinations and guided tours. 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.

Starting in Darwin, you have a 3 day, 2 night tour of the amazing Top End including Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks.

Make your way to Alice Springs where your 3 day adventure to the real outback “Red Centre” and Uluru begins. You will go on guided walks, see some amazing once in a lifetime sights like the The Lost City, feel the spiritual significance of The Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta, try real Bush Tucker, and see the picturesque sunset over Uluru!

When you’re ready to head south, Greyhound will take you to Adelaide through Coober Pedy where you have a one night stop over included, you can experience life underground in this Opal Mining Town where you’ll sleep at the Underground Motel.

Your 2 day, 1 night tour of Kangaroo Island tour departs from Adelaide. On this adventure you will explore wilderness and wildlife of the Island, go hiking on guided walks and have many photo opportunities at Admirals Arch and Seal Bay just to name a few. After a full day of exploring, you can relax by the campfire toasting marshmallows while rugged up in your swag!

Then when you are ready to move on to Melbourne you will embark on a 3 day, 2 night tour of the Great Ocean Road, driving along the winding coastal roads you will visit The Twelve Apostles, Bells Beach, Loch Ard Gorge, Grampians and more.

Once in Melbourne you have a full day tour to Phillip Island included, this is where you get to see the furry little Penguins in their natural habitat. Continue your journey up to Cairns from here, stopping in Sydney and then 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.

Travelling further north you have a fully guided tour of World Heritage Listed Fraser Island. Upon arriving in Hervey Bay your first night accommodations is included at Palace Backpackers, right where the 3 Day, 2 Night 4WD tour of World Heritage Listed Fraser Island starts. You will be guided through the rainforest to stunning lakes, creeks and coloured sands that make up the worlds largest Sand Island. When you get back you have another night in Hervey Bay too. You can stick around town a little longer or continue on your way.

Continue travelling up the east coast of Australia, stopping at Airlie Beach, just one of the magnificent gateways to The Whitsundays! This is where your Maxi Sailing adventure will take place. Enjoy 2 days sailing, swimming, snorkelling and relaxing on board.

When you arrive in Cairns, you have two adventure packed days; a day tour of the gorgeous Atherton Tablelands will see you in 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 Millaa Millaa waterfall.

A full day sailing tour of World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef will get you up close and personal with some of the most colourful, untouched coral and sea-life.

Minimum suggested travel time: 45 Days

Departure: Darwin (NT)
Arrival: Cairns (QLD)
  Fair Dinkum Darwin to Cairns