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A selection of some of our favourite tours that showcase Australia

We will custom tailor a Itinerary to make your tour stand out amongst the rest

A selection of some of our favourite things to do and see in New Zealand

Australia we love.

With over 20 years experience in creating unique and bespoke itineraries for local and international travelers, Backroads invites you to see parts of Australia that only locals can show you. Our team have personally travelled all over Australia and are in a unique position to make your itineraries stand out amongst the rest.


Over the years we have built strong working relationships with suppliers throughout the county. If your wanting to get close to nature and swim with reef turtles in the Great Barrier Reef, learn more about the world's oldest Indigenous culture in the Northern Territory or visit a 800,000 year old fossil cave, we have the perfect itinerary to make your time down under memorable.

Wake up in Australia!

Wake up in Australia

3 Day Luxury Cairns Getaway

Staying at the luxury Riley hotel, this 3 day getaway including a visit to the reef, Skyrail and scenic train to Kuranda and an amazing dinning experience in the heart of the rainforest.


$749 pp Twin Share

12 Day Perth to Broome Safari

Explore Kalbarri National Park, meet dolphins of Monkey Mia, snorkel on the Ningaloo Reef, trek to the pristine pools of Karijini National Park & watch the beautiful sunsets on Cable Beach.



7 Day Tasmania

7 Action packed days of bushwalks, pristine beaches, unique Australian wildlife and the best of the Tasmanian wilderness.


$1,235 pp Twin share

There is always a good time to visit.


Summer in Australia

December to February is a great time to get outdoors. Take a dip at Sydney's iconic Bondi Beach or try horse riding in Victoria's high country.

Autumn in Australia

March to May heralds Australia’s autumn and the Adelaide Hills are bursting with colour or sip some of Australia's finest wines at Margaret River in Western Australia.

Winter in Australia

June to August is when temperatures drop and perfect for skiing on Australia’s famous Snowy Mountains or escape the winter and

go north to the Great Barrier Reef and see what the world is raving about.

Spring in Australia

September to November is the perfect time to visit the Whitsundays or catch Humpback Whales as they move move through the Great Barrier Reef.

Dry Season | Tropical Australia

May to October has clear blue skies and sunny days. Darwin's Mindil Beach Sunset Markets are something not to be missed.

Wet Season | Tropical Australia

December to March is the wet season, which is hot and humid with daily rainstorms. See waterfalls thunder through Litchfield and Kakadu National Parks or fly over Katherine Gorge when its water levels are highest.

New Zealand

Summer in New Zealand

December to February, has the advantage of the best overall weather. NZ is one of the world’s road trip meccas and summer is the perfect time to hit the open roads.

Autumn in New Zealand

March to May is a time of spectacular changes in colours, this is especially the case in Wanaka and the Otago region in the South Island

Winter in New Zealand

June to August is when New Zealand turns up the fun on the South Island with great skiing at Queenstown or keep yourself warm in the North Island at Waikite Valley Thermal Pools.

Spring in New Zealand

September to November the Southern Alps and mountains are majestic with their snow covering. For adventure seekers, this is a great time for white water rafting, as the mountain snows start melting.



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