Absolute Aussie

Epic adventure tours for 18 to 35 year olds

Absolute Aussie

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Absolute Aussie

Absolute Aussie

An absolute adventure along Australia's East Coast from Byron Bay to the Great Barrier Reef, including sailing the famous Whitsunday Islands and a 4x4 adventure on Fraser Island. See for yourself why travellers can't get enough of Australia's famed East Coast.

Highlights

Sailing Whitsunday Islands

Sail turquoise waters and wander the stunning Whitehaven Beach.

Fraser Island

Voyage on a 4x4 adventure on the world's largest sand island.

Great Barrier Reef

Discover the majestic underwater world in this natural wonder.

Cape Byron

Surf, hike or spot marine wildlife from Australia's most easterly point.

Itinerary

Optional: Kick off your adventure in Sydney and start your journey Sunday evening.

Day 1

Byron Bay

Meet your Wild Kiwi family and kick start your adventure at the beach. Today you’ll have the opportunity to get familiar with paddling, pushing and popping up as you learn to surf those gentle waves. Freshen up just in time to catch the sunset over the iconic lighthouse as you get started on an epic journey.

Day 2

Byron Bay

Cycle to Australia’s most eastern point, show the locals your new surf skills, kayak around the cape to spot some marine life or have a day by the beach and sample the quirky local cafes. Exploring Byron Bay can be low-key or action packed!

Day 3

Byron Bay to Brisbane

Journey into the state of Queensland, known for the tropics, beaches and amazing wildlife. We'll travel via bus with enough time to spend the entire afternoon in Brisbane. Explore local boutiques, relax at the lagoon or head to the World's largest Koala sanctuary.

Day 4

Brisbane to Noosa

For the next part of our adventure we take a scenic train ride to the coastal town of Noosa Heads. You’ll have time to relax on beautiful golden sand beaches, walk some epic trails, or explore Noosa by kayak.

Day 5

Noosa

Enjoy a sleep in and make the most of the chilled-out vibes around Noosa. Have a morning of kayaking, paddle boarding, or just laze around in the hammock. Search for Koalas in the National Park or visit one of the many boutiques or cafes in town. Then grab your Wild Kiwi mates and spend the evening at one of the many local restaurants.

Day 6

Fraser Island

Today we visit the world’s largest sand island, Fraser Island. A highlight for many travellers with it's endless golden beaches, pristine rainforests, huge creeping sandblow deserts, crystal clear freshwater lakes, mosaic coloured sands. Spend the day exploring everything before we venture north on the train and experience travel at its finest on the Spirit of Queensland.

Day 7 & 8

Whitsundays

Start the day with breakfast by the water after we arrive into Airlie Beach bright and early. Make sure you have your swimmers packed as we set sail for the stunning waters of the Whitsunday Islands. Be prepared to indulge in some relaxing, sunbathing and snorkelling while spending the next 2 days filled with sun, sea and sails!

Day 9

Whitsundays to Airlie Beach

Fancy a sunrise dip on the reef? Of course! Enjoy your last swim in the turquoise waters and snorkel with the tropical marine life before we head back to dry land in the late afternoon. As we head back to town, spend some time stretching our legs exploring town before dinner.

Day 10

Airlie Beach to Cairns

Get lost in the incredible views from the train as we continue the journey into northern Queensland and the tropics. Cairns is the launch pad to the Great Barrier Reef and home to one of the oldest rainforests in the world.

Day 11

Cairns

Today is the day you’ll have a chance to strike things off that bucket list! Cairns has so much to offer in the way of adrenaline and heart-pumping activities. Jump 15,000ft over the reef, bungy jump in the jungle, or dive into the underwater wonderland of the Great Barrier Reef. Then enjoy the famous Cairns nightlife on your last night with your Wild Kiwi fam.

Day 12

Cairns

Spend the morning enjoying any of the adventure activities you didn't squeeze in yesterday. From waterfall chasing to skydiving, Cairns will not disappoint! Filled with adrenaline, catch up with your Wild Kiwi family to reflect on the incredible experiences we have shared together before we say farewell to each other.

What’s included on every Wild Kiwi tour

Expert local guide/driverLuxury Travel VehiclesFlash-pack accommodationBreakfast everyday

What's also included on this tour

  • 2-day/2 night all inclusive sailing in the Whitsundays
  • Surf Lesson in Byron Bay
  • 1- day guided Fraser Island adventure
  • 1 Beach BBQ Lunch
  • Spirit of Queensland Rail Service

Amazing trip! The itinerary is put together well to see all the highlights of the East Coast in two weeks, while still having enough time to indulge in each city’s unique atmosphere.

Frank Plessers
Belgium

The bus trips were excellent and traveling with a smaller group was far more fun then the larger tour groups. Got to see many things a long the way with plenty of stops. Would definitely recommend this trip. Made family and friends back home very jealous.

Luke Malynn
New Zealand

I could go on and on but I believe with other reviews, this company's reputation speaks for itself. Mahalo for a wonderful time. Aloha!

Florence James
United States

Why Wild Kiwi

Our Vehicles

Our vehicles get wolf whistles wherever they go – and for good reason, with massive windows to give you an incredible view (they’re tinted too, to protect you from baking in the sun), USB ports and enough leg room to stretch out. There’s also unlimited WIFI available – Talk about the high life!

Our Guides

We find epic humans with a love for NZ, a fondness for creating good times, and the gift of the gab when we put them behind the wheel, tasked with giving you the EXPERIENCE of a lifetime. Our experienced guides pride themselves on finding places a little off the beaten track to ensure your trip is a memorable one.

Small Groups

Despite what people say, we think small is best – when it comes to travelling, that is. It means you don’t get lost or left out in the chaos of a large group and you really get to know your fellow Wild Kiwis. Be prepared to make some awesome friendships with people from around the globe – we tend to get tight on our tours!

How it works

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Getting there

With three airports near Byron Bay, it is easy to fly to this small resort town that is both charmingly scenic and the easternmost point of mainland Australia. Byron Easy Bus provides easy shuttles from all three airports. As there is also a train station and bus depot in the heart of town, you may opt to take the rail or bus.