Take a tour on Australia's East Coast

The east coast of Australia has awesome beaches, great nightlife and all the adventure activities you want to do. The east coast is the common name for the route between Sydney and Cairns in both directions. 

You can depart on tours from Sydney, Brisbane and Cairns to the see the east coast of Australia

It's the most popular place to travel in Australia since the weather is always warm, there are many small towns and infrastructure to all the things you want to see.

There are different ways to travel the east coast including by bus and/or train on our hop on hop off transport pass or on a fully guided tour. 

It's on the east coast of Australia that you'll find these popular destinations which the 16 day Sydney <> Cairns tours go to:

For more information on travelling the East Coast check out some of our helpful blogs;

Our most popular tours to do the East Coast are our Hop on Hop off travel passes or our fully guided tours

Current East Coast Specials: $500 off February and March departures on our 14 day boutique Sydney to Cairns tour.

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Travel via Spot X Surf Camp where you can get off the bus to stay longer and learn to surf

Trev Pass - Cairns To Sydney Hop On Hop Off Tour

Take this flexible pass from Cairns to Sydney, travel with a guide on trains and buses, stopping at all the highlights on the way.

Special offer book now! Valid from 1 – 20 December 2017. This pass is on special! Book before 16 November! Travel all the way from Cairns to Sydney down the east coast of Australia hopping off and on where you like on the route. Stay overnight in the Rainforest, Airlie Beach for Whitsunday Islands sailing trips, Noosa for the outstanding beach, Brisbane and the surf town of Byron Bay before heading to Sydney via Spot X Surf Camp where you can hop off to stay longer and learn to surf.

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All transport on the Loka bus

Mick Pass - Sydney to Cairns Hop On Hop Off Tour

This classic east coast journey from Sydney to Cairns is on guided transport using buses and trains as you travel to overnight stops but also have the option to hop on and hop off along the route.

Special offer book now! Valid from 1 – 20 December 2017. This classic east coast journey from Sydney to Cairns is on guided transport using buses and trains as you travel to overnight stops but also have the option to hop on and hop off along the route.

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All transport on the Loka bus

Greg Pass - Sydney To Brisbane Hop On Hop Off Tour

A flexible hop on hop off East Coast Pass.

Special offer book now! Valid from 1 – 20 December 2017. The journey from Sydney to Brisbane is packed with activities in the bush, on the beach and up a river as you travel in a mini bus to your overnight stops. Hop on and off along the route where you would like to as you travel with your guide and other travellers going your way.

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All transport on the Loka bus

Nat Pass - Sydney to Byron Bay Return Hop On Hop Off Tour

Flexible hop on hop off pass from Sydney back to Sydney.

Start from Sydney and return to Sydney on this guided hop on hop off tour that will take you north to Byron Bay via Barrington Tops where you will go for a guided walk to spot platypus, snorkel in a marine reserve, chill out at Byron Bay and be able to get off and stay longer at Spot X Surf Camp to learn to surf.

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8 nights hostel dorm accommodation

OzIntro Arrival Package

Oz Intro is the welcome package to your Australian adventure.

Ideal for those traveling alone, this 7-night arrival package offers Sydney airport pick ups, accommodation as well as opportunities to meet with other travelers like you and do day tours and activities together coordinated by OzIntro guides.

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Aussie farm experience, ‘swagman’s’ dinner and a farm tour

Kat Pass - Byron Bay To Cairns Hop On Hop Off Tour

Take this hop on hop off pass from Byron Bay to Cairns, seeing all the hot spots of the East Coast of Australia along the way.

Travel from the popular beach town of Byron Bay to the adventure capital of Cairns in far north Queensland. Along the way experience an Aussie farm stay, Magnetic Island and an Indigenous rainforest camp included in your pass. Hop on and off where and when you like along the way. Travel with a guide at every step of your adventure travelling on buses and trains.

Visit 'Reefworld” located on Hardy Reef, one of the most spectacular stretches of the Great Barrier Reef

Overnight Reefsleep Experience

Reefsleep is the only place in Australia where you can sleep on the reef! Enjoy two days of unlimited snorkelling, one night at the pontoon and an experience of a lifetime!

This two day, one-night adventure is a once in a lifetime experience. There can be few more unique experiences offered in the world than the chance to sleep under the stars, 39 nautical miles from shore on the Great Barrier Reef. Our permanently moored pontoon is located on Hardy Reef - one of the most spectacular stretches of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Spot dolphins, whales, and turtles as you Kayak from Byron Bay

Kayak with Dolphins Tour

Kayak from Byron Bay to spot the Dolphins and enjoy the view of the lighthouse.

Experience all the fun and adventure of a Cape Byron Kayaks guided tour. Feel the exhilaration as you paddle with dolphins, turtles, and whales that frequent the enticing waters of Byron Bay. Whether you are a novice or experienced kayaker, you will love paddling our gorgeous Marine Park!

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Fraser Island 4WD adventure with lunch included

7 Day Brisbane to Cairns East Coast Tour

Visit the ‘must-sees’ of Fraser Island and the Great Barrier Reef, but also enjoy family-run hospitality, locally-produced food and wine, and a variety of down-to-earth experiences.

An amazing East Coast Australia Tour 7 Days from Brisbane to Cairns in a small group. Enjoy food, wine, beaches, walks, wildlife, and nature from our locally owned and operated East Coast Australia experts.

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Go for a swim at Millaa Millaa Falls

2 Day Atherton Tablelands Tour

Get back to nature. Explore the stunning scenery of the Atherton Tablelands while bushwalking.

A two day journey to explore the hill country and rainforest around Cairns. Experience waterfalls, swimming, wildlife spotting, guided canoeing and mountain biking. Something for everyone in the tropical north.

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Experience the Australian Surf Culture

5 Day Sydney to Byron Bay Surf Adventure Tour

The original and the legendary learn to surf adventure!

Cruise along the coast for an action packed week of surfing, summer beach parties, exploration, and relaxation. Spend the week at our luxury surf camp in the sleepy surf town that holds Spot-X. This is the ultimate way to immerse yourself in Australia’s number one past time, and live the surf and beach lifestyle to its fullest.

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Fraser Island 4Wd adventure

10 Day Sydney to Brisbane East Coast Tour

10 day tour from Sydney to Brisbane. Local adventures, food, wine, beaches, snorkeling, walks, wildlife and nature.

This 10 day trip from Sydney to Brisbane is an active tour style providing the opportunity for nature walks, snorkeling, swimming, spotting animals in the wild. Stay in a mix of 4 star, boutique and family run accommodation so guests sleep well at night.

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Small group tour (Max 16 people) including all transport and accommodation

14 Day Sydney to Cairns East Coast Tour

Australia East Coast Tour 14 days from Sydney to Cairns. Local adventures, food, wine, beaches, snorkeling, walks, wildlife & nature.

This adventure is for active people who want to explore the east coast of Australia in a small group that loves nature, beaches, food, wine and the friendly locals we meet along the way. Australia East Coast Tour 14 days from Sydney to Cairns in twin share hotel and lodge accommodation. 

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Relax, surf, party, and enjoy the vibe of the beach town of Byron Bay

16 Day Sydney to Cairns Tour Package

Travel Sydney to Cairns on this fully guided,16 day inclusive tour. Activities include visiting stunning Fraser Island, sailing the Whitsunday Islands, chilling in Byron Bay plus a hop over to magnificent Magnetic Island.

Capture the essence of the East Coast of Australia, one of the best road trips in the world, on this 16-day adventure. Stay on a private farm in a World Heritage listed area, visit a tropical Island paradise and relax in Byron Bay, spend the night on the world’s largest sand island, Fraser and visit stunning beaches whilst also snorkeling in the Whitsundays. Stay overnight in the rainforest, learn to care for koalas, how to surf, and learn to how to live like a traditional 'swagman' and enjoy life in outback Australia. From Sydney to Cairns – this is your adventure!

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Swimming at beautiful Lake McKenzie

30 Day Australia's East Coast and Outback Package (Sydney to Cairns / Alice Springs to Darwin)

Take in the highlights of the East Coast; Byron Bay, Fraser Island, the Whitsundays and Cairns. Plus Uluru, Kings Canyon, Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks. The best bits of Australia in one amazing tour!

This great value package is a combination of our Sydney to Cairns tour and 10 Day Alice Springs to Darwin tour package including Uluru and Kakadu National Parks plus five nights extra accommodation spread across Cairns, Alice Springs and Darwin. The only other requirement is that you book your own domestic flight at additional expense between Cairns and Alice Springs. Let the Aussie Adventure begin!

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Raft the famous Tully River with its 45 rapids

1 Day Xtreme Tully River Rafting

Cairns White Water Rafting is all about team adventure! White Water Rafting is not for the faint-hearted.

The Tully River is Australia’s premier white water rafting experience and you will start your adventure from the upper gorge of the river. You’ll spend the day rafting through up to 44 rapids guaranteed to satisfy your thirst for adrenalin! Half way down the river stop to take in the spectacular scenery and enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch on the riverbank, then it’s back to the action in the churning white water of the lower gorge. After changing into dry clothes you'll jump back on the bus and transfer to our café where you can view images of the day’s adventure (available for purchase).

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Walk the majestic Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)

30 Day Outback and East Coast Package (Darwin to Alice Springs / Sydney to Cairns)

Explore the Northern Territory between Darwin and Alice Springs and then hop across to the East Coast between Sydney and Cairns.

What a fantastic way to see the highlights of Australia! Explore the uniquely Australian, culture-rich Northern Territory between Darwin and Alice Springs and then travel the ever-popular East Coast between Sydney and Cairns. Lead by professional guides, including all accommodation and a fantastic range of activities and experiences - this is your Real Aussie Adventure!

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