Epic adventure tours for 18 to 35 year olds

Absolute Aussie
14days

Absolute Aussie

Departs SYDNEY
Days14
Price from$2,463 AUD
Per day$175 AUD
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Absolute Aussie

An absolute adventure along Australia's East Coast from Sydney to the Great Barrier Reef, this is a journey with endless experiences. See for yourself why travellers can't get enough of Australia's famed East Coast.

Highlights

Blue Mountains

Explore the World Heritage Listed National Park.

Fraser Island

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

Whitsunday Islands

Sail turquoise waters and wander the stunning Whitehaven Beach.

Great Barrier Reef

Discover the majestic underwater world in this natural wonder.

Itinerary

Sydney to Blue Mountains
Day 1

Sydney to Blue Mountains

Take in the iconic Sydney harbour en route to the Blue Mountains National Park. Head off for an afternoon of waterfall chasing and walk through the dramatic scenery of steep cliffs and eucalyptus forests. Tuck in for an unforgettable sunset on our first night together.

Blue Mountains to Hunter Valley
Day 2

Blue Mountains to Hunter Valley

Known locally as “The Hunter”, there are over 150 wineries to choose from in Hunter Valley, so let’s not be fussy. Known for its Shiraz, you can get to know your fellow travellers over a glass before another incredible sunset over the Hunter Valley hills.

Hunter Valley to Spot X Surf Camp
Day 3

Hunter Valley to Spot X Surf Camp

Start the day by meeting our fluffy Koala friends at the Port Macquarie Kolala hospital. After a stunning drive along the coastline, we land at the famous Spot X Surf Camp. Head down to the beach to spend the afternoon exploring the white sandy beach and even squeeze in a quick dip.

Spot X Surf Camp to Byron Bay
Day 4

Spot X Surf Camp to Byron Bay

Today you’ll have the opportunity to get familiar with paddling, pushing and popping up as you learn to surf those gentle waves. After a well-deserved lunch, enjoy the scenic drive up the coastline into the laid back coastal town of Byron Bay. Settle in just in time to catch the sunset over the iconic lighthouse.

Byron Bay
Day 5

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!

Byron Bay to Brisbane
Day 6

Byron Bay to Brisbane

Journey into the state of Queensland, known for the tropics, beaches and amazing wildlife. We'll travel through the famous Gold Coast before spending the afternoon in Brisbane. Explore local boutiques, relax at the lagoon or head to the World's largest Koala sanctuary.

Brisbane to Noosa
Day 7

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.

Noosa via Fraser Island
Day 8

Noosa via 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 return to Noosa for the night.

Noosa to Airlie Beach
Day 9

Noosa to Airlie Beach

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. Tonight, we venture north on the train and experience travel at its finest on the Spirit of Queensland.

Airlie Beach to Whitsundays
Day 10

Airlie Beach to 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 with 24 hours of sun, sea and sails!

Whitsundays to Airlie Beach
Day 11

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.

Airlie Beach - Cairns
Day 12

Airlie Beach - 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.

Cairns
Day 13

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.

Cairns
Day 14

Cairns

Today we will head to Atherton Tablelands to explore Cairns’ lush rainforest and tropical waterfalls. We’ll take our time to discover the area’s incredible Millaa Millaa Falls as we reflect on all 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/driverNew 18 seat vehicleFlash-pack accomodationBreakfast everyday

What's also included on this tour

  • Hunter Valley Wine Tasting
  • The Koala Hospital
  • 1-night surf camp at Spot X including lessons
  • 3 Group Meals at Spot X
  • 1- day guided Fraser Island adventure
  • 1 Beach BBQ Lunch
  • Spirit of Queensland Rail Service
  • 2-day/1 night all inclusive sailing in the Whitsundays
  • 1-day guided tour around the Atherton Tablelands

Where do I start! Absolutely fantastic tour! The places are all breathtaking, postcard quality views around every corner. I am in love with New Zealand now and can’t wait to be back.

Melissa James
Australia

Had the most amazing tour in the south island. I was nervous about travelling solo the first time but such a small group of awesome people made it a great experience and I never felt like I was alone!

Isabella Durham
Australia

The itinerary was great, we got to see so much and even the driving days were fun because we got to stop off at so many beautiful and out of the way places.

Hayley Fraser
Australia

Why Wild Kiwi?

Our Vehicles

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

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

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!

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Getting there

You can fly direct to Sydney with many International carriers, as well as domestically within Australia. 1290 George Street lies just 9km from Sydney International Airport. From the airport, you can easily catch the Airport Link for $19.40 AUD. Alternatively, you also have the choice of taking a taxi or Uber.