Sydney to Cairns Hop-on Hop-off Travel Pass

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Sydney to Cairns Hop-on Hop-off Travel Pass

Sydney to Cairns Hop-on Hop-off Travel Pass

Sydney to Cairns travel pass, guidance, flexibility and adventure! Hop-on and hop-off anywhere along the way, experiencing amazing off the beaten track locations on the east coast of Australia along the way. Learn about the history, culture and best nightlife spots from your fun, local guide and make new friends from all over the world. Travel by mini-coach from Sydney to Noosa and then on comfortable, fast trains. Visit remote communities, kayak through a marine reserve and take part in other amazing activities. Learn about Australia's incredible culture, while taking in its mind-blowing scenery from the world's best beaches, historic towns and dense rainforest.
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Led by a local guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Get inside tips from a local
You can stay on one trip with the same group and travel in the minimum time for a tour-type experience (itinerary below) or spend longer by getting on and off the bus/train at different places. All transport over your set pass route is included in one direction, once. Passes are valid for 12 months.

Travel Day: Sydney - Barrington Tops 
Depart Sydney and head to the Hunter Valley area for a wine tasting, then head to the stunning stop on the edge of Barrington Tops National Park (a World Heritage-listed area).   

Travel Day: Barrington Tops - Spot X Surf Camp
In the morning, take a guided walk to check out the amazing wildlife. Visit a koala hospital, then travel on to waterfront accommodation at Spot X.

Travel Day: Spot X - River Retreat 
Today you will have the chance to relax or surf in the morning before travelliing to our River Retreat for a guided kayaking tour, BBQ and camp fire under the stars.  

Travel Day: River Retreat - via Spot X - Byron Bay
Leave the camp early and head up towards Byron Bay, Australia’s famous surf and arts town.

Free Day in Byron Bay
Explore, party or just relax and take in the laid-back, hippy vibe. 

Travel Day: Byron Bay - Noosa or Rainbow Beach 
Cruise into the Gold Coast and Brisbane then travel on to the beach resort town of Noosa. Hop off here or continue onto Rainbow Beach for the night. 

Travel Day: Rainbow Beach (via Noosa) — Emu Park 
Switch from buses to trains as we travel up to Rockhampton and Emu Park.  Here you can visit Great Keppel Island, visit crocodile farms, take part in treasure hunts and hunt for turtles at Bluff point! 

Travel Day/Night: Emu Park— OVERNIGHT TRAIN — Airlie Beach
Spend the day at Emus Beach Resort before we catch the train in the evening and travel overnight to Airlie Beach – the gateway to the beautiful Whitsunday Islands. 

Travel Day: Airlie Beach - Magnetic Island
There is much to explore on the island, as nearly 50% of it is National Park with amazing beaches and abundant wildlife. 

Travel Day: Magnetic Island - Tully
You reach Tully in the afternoon where you'll enjoy a dip in an amazing swimming hole at Tully Gorge and visit 'Alligator's Nest' for some scenic views before settling for the night in Mt Tyson Hotel. 

Travel Day: Tully - Cairns 
In the morning you'll rise early to climb Mt. Tyson through the rainforest before returning to a champagne breakfast. Later that day you travel to Cairns and begin celebrating the end of your East Coast Adventure with your friends.


Departure Point:
Wake Up Hostel
Departure Time:
Return Details:
  • Valid to 02/04/2018
  • Booking confirmation can take up to 72 hours. Please book in advance.
  • Exclusions:
    Food and drinks
    Additional activities
    Your guide can help you book your accommodation and any additional activities while you travel
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • You can break your journey at any of the stops through any of the travel days and just connect with a later bus or rail departure (guided or unguided). You can book your own accommodation or your guide will book it for you, you will usually get a bed-only option (averaging $32 per person per night), a twin/double option (averaging $100 per room). At your main unique stops there is a set price for your accommodation and meals (and activities where applicable)
  • The Scoopon voucher is not a ticket and will not be accepted at point of entry. Please follow the "How
  • to Redeem" instructions on your voucher.
  • Once booking is confirmed, no changes/cancellations permitted - your Scoopon will be voided
  • Adults are 17+
  • Child 5-16
  • Multiple Scoopons may be purchased for personal use; multiple Scoopons may be purchased as gifts. Scoopon valid for 1 person. Maximum of 4 Scoopon redeemable per booking
  • Bookings taken immediately after purchase. Scoopons for this offer are limited. Not valid with any other offer
  • Bookings are subject to availability. Book early to secure your desired date
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Deal Code: 74475

  • Bookings essential by completing the form listed on your Scoopon Voucher after you have made a purchase.
  • The Scoopon voucher is not a ticket and will not be accepted at point of entry. Please follow the instructions on your voucher.
  • If the date you requested is not available, our customer service team will contact you via email to request an alternative date. Should these dates not be available, we will provide a refund on your purchase