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Find travel inspiration with our complete backpacker guides, activities, expert advice, essential gear, and immersive cultural experiences. Explore the nitty gritty of backpacking with insider knowledge on top-rated hostels, scenic campsites, and the best hiking trails to explore.





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Where will your next adventure take you?

Not sure where to go? Explore what Australia has to offer, from Melbourne’s dynamic urban jungle, or the incredible natural scenery of Brisbane, all the way to Sydney iconic harbour.

Backpacker Guides

What are you looking for?

Start your Aussie backpacking journey off on the right foot with our comprehensive travel guides written by seasoned us, seasoned backpackers, detailing awesome things to do, essential places to visit, must-know backpacker tips, employment advice, and visa information to help you navigate your adventure down under.

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Places to go
Discover the 5 best walks in Sydney

Explore the 5 best walks in Sydney for backpackers and tourists looking for a coastal adventure. You’ll discover Sydney’s most iconic coastlines and more.

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Work & Travel
Becoming a Backpacker Au Pair in Australia

A Backpackers guide to becoming an Au Pair in Australia. Learn about Au Pair requirements, finding host families, childcare duties, responsibilities and challenges.

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Why Austarlia?

The Ultimate Adventure

Australia has it all! It offers something special for every backpacker. It’s a place where stunning landscapes range from pristine beaches to dry outback desserts, each offering its unique adventure.

Major cities like Sydney and Melbourne are not just urban jungles but cultural hubs brimming with hip cafes, vibrant street art, and lively events. The relaxed Australian lifestyle makes it incredibly easy to find mates on your adventures, whether you’re sharing stories in a hostel or enjoying a chilled beach barbecue.

Who are we?

The backpackers hub

Backpackers Australia is your go-to hub for planning a legendary backpacker adventure. We will help you explore unforgettable tours, awesome experiences, top-rated accommodations and activities worth writing home about.

Our backpacker travel guides and itineraries are your go-to source for living and working as a backpacker, uncovering Australia’s must-see destinations, unforgettable hikes, essential backpacking gear, hidden gems, and local hotspots.

For backpackers, by backpackers

Expert guides crafted by backpackers, tailored for backpackers ensuring an unforgettable, fulfilling and budget-friendly experience.

Seasoned backpacker expertise

Benefit from our team's firsthand knowledge, insider tips, and hidden gems to make the most of your backpacking adventure.

Expert insider Insights

Count on us for accurate, up-to-date information on must-see destinations, budgeting advice, backpacker gear and more.

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