The world's most adventurous bus ticket
As the world opens up again, it’s time for young travellers to return to the spiritual home of working holidays - Queensland, Australia.
Teaming up with Greyhound Australia, Backpacker Deals have got your ultimate ticket to paradise sorted!
So what’s the big deal?
Dubbed Australia's BEST bus pass, a ticket aboard the Working Holidayer is offered exclusively to Working Holiday Visa holders, and includes entry into Queensland from Sydney, Melbourne or Canberra, PLUS 90 days of hop-on-hop-off access across 111 locations in Queensland PLUS $200 worth of Backpacker Deals credit to spend on tours and experiences in Queensland - it’s the ultimate work, stay, play package!
Usually $539, the first 1000 to purchase their ticket on the Working Holidayer will score $240 off - meaning this cracker of a deal is just $299.
So go on, make some mates in the Sunshine State and discover more with the Working Holidayer.
Browse Queensland's top destinations below for further info on the region and experiences on offer!
With Cairns being the Great Barrier Reef's mainland epicentre, there’s just so many ways locals and visitors can access over 2000 individual reefs and 900 picturesque islands, with the world’s most exquisite beaches ready for you to roam! For those short on time, a Great Barrier Reef Day Trip or Excursion is the perfect way to stay and play, with the Passions of Paradise Outer Great Barrier Reef Day Trip just one of the region's most popular experiences among young travellers. Fancy a little more adventure? Check out all the amazing Overnight Sailing Experienceson offer and spend a night (or more) sleeping under the stars while coasting through the reef’s beautiful blue waters!
At over 135 million years old, the Daintree Rainforest is the world’s oldest rainforest, with its beauty just waiting to be adored by visitors to the region. From waterfalls to wildlife, the Daintree has it all…so how can you see it? Popular among travellers, this Cape Tribulation, Daintree & Mossman Gorge Day Tour will take you through the ancient lowland rainforests of the World Heritage-listed Cape Tribulation and Daintree National Parks. This eco-accredited tour is led by experienced guides who are here to give you a memorable day out. Or, get your heart pumping with this Bungy Jump and Giant Swing combo deal. Set in the tropical rainforest, this is Australia's only bungy site! Keen to discover more? Take a look at what else Cairns has on offer and start your next adventure, now!
When to Go
With average temperatures ranging from 17.5ºC up 26.2ºC, now through to August is the perfect time to explore Tropical North Queensland. Here, your typical idea of winter doesn't exist, with Australians from southern states flocking to this tropical paradise for warm days in the Queensland sunshine.
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If you only have a fews days to dedicate to The Whitsundays, why not check out the region from the best seat in the house? From this Tandem Skydive experience that offers the most incredible views of the Great Barrier Reef, Whitsunday Islands and Airlie Beach as you freefall from 15,000ft, to a 1 Hour Scenic Flight that takes you high above the Whitsundays and iconic Heart Reef, there’s a lot to be discovered while up here. Or, head across to Hamilton Island on our popular Hamilton Island Day Trip, which includes return scenic cruise transfers through the Whitsundays to Hamilton Island, a delicious pub-style lunch overlooking the Hamilton Island marina, use of the island shuttle service and access to the resort pool areas. Fancy checking out what else is on offer? Discover more Whitsunday Day Tours and Excursions now!
Stay more, SEA more with a Whitsunday IslandsMulti-Day Tour. From the Atlantic Clipper 2 Night Whitsundays Sailing Tour, undeniably a great way to meet people while in the region, to the highly popular Reef Sleep experience, a once-in-a-lifetime trip that takes in all the highlights of the Great Barrier Reef by day and sees you sleeping under the stars at night, there’s a breathtaking multi-day journey around the Whitsundays, for everyone.
When to Go
Now through to Spring (May -November) is considered the perfect time to check out The Whitsundays, with bright, sunny days and comfortable temperatures making it the perfect getaway for those trying to escape the cold!
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Inspiration for your trip
How would you spend the ultimate day out? Escape to an island paradise for the day on Fraser Island (K'gari). From sandy beaches and turquoise water to sacred lakes and historic shipwrecks, Fraser Island has it all. Embark on an action-packed adventure with a drive across the island and its stunning sandy stretches, cross 75-Mile Beach, explore Wanggoolba Creek and get bubbly at Champagne Pools all on our top selling Fraser Island Day Tour! Or, come face-to-face with giant whales in a day out on the water in a Fraser Island Whale Watching Encounter - guaranteed to take your breath away!
Is that the sound of waves crashing or is this island paradise calling your name?Escape to a world of sun, sand and sea in Fraser Island (K'gari) and stay a night (or multiple) in this beachside heaven. This 3 Day 2 Night Glamping Nature Escapeis popular with those wanting to experience the natural beauty and culture of K'gari - while getting a good night sleep! With a choice of king, queen or triple share accommodation, all meals and activities including Indigenous cultural experiences such as a sunset boomerang throwing session and didgeridoo demonstration, this tour has it all! As for what young travellers like you love? This K'gari (Fraser Island) 3-Day 2-Night 4WD Adventure Tour has been rated 5 stars and includes everything you could want to experience while on K'gari…and more!
When to Go
May through to October is the ideal time to plan a trip to Fraser; especially for those keen to see some beautiful humpback whales in their natural habitat! Otherwise…you can pretty much guarantee blue sky and sunshine all-year-round on K'gari!
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Hungry to discover what the SEQ food and wine scene is all about? From Wine Blending Workshops to Full Day Wine Tours through Tamborine Mountain, there’s plenty of foodie adventures worth cheersing to in SEQ. There’s even this Lavender Hill Picnic Experience at the iconic Sirromet Winery. Located in the Granite Belt region, enjoy your own private area, including a premium food hamper with cheese, meats, preserves and biscuits, a bottle of delicious Sirromet wine and all the picnic essentials on this memorable day out - which you could even share with some of your new friends!
For those looking to fuel their appetite for adrenaline and adventure while in SEQ, Backpacker Deals have some tours and activities for you! A trip to this region wouldn’t be complete without a Brisbane Story Bridge Climb; where you can scale one of Brisbane's most iconic landmarks and enjoy panoramic views of the city from 74m high! Or, head over to the beautiful Moreton Island on a Get Wrecked Tour, where you’ll get the whole day to snorkel around the historic shipwrecks, as well as the opportunity to go sand tobogganing AND on a 4WD adventure - how’s that for good value! Want to check out more? Click HERE.
When to Go
The beauty of Queensland is that it’s an incredible location all-year-round, although now through to October presents slightly cooler conditions and stunning, sunny days that make for a really pleasant climate - perfect for those who may not be as accustomed to the heat!