Melbourne to Cairns

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This is one of our most popular routes, and it’s easy to see why. We’re taking in heaps of the best parts of Australia in our Melbourne to Cairns tour that’s perfect for summertime! Travelling the length of the East Coast is most backpackers’ dream when they first book their flight down under, and we’ve curated irresistible packages to Cairns from Melbourne that tick all the boxes to ensure you get the full experience.

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Check out our Packages to Cairns, from Melbourne!

Here’s what you can expect

With packages that range from 24 days to 41 days, you can choose the Melbourne to Cairns bus that’s taking the route that works best for you, whatever your time limit may be. Starting with one of the world’s top 10 drives, The Great Ocean Road and finishing up at famous snorkelling spot, The Great Barrier Reef, this is truly the best way to explore the East Coast!

All our packages differ slightly, but most of our tours will include experiences such as:

  • Accommodation in major spots such as Melbourne, Sydney, Byron Bay, Noosa, Surfers Paradise, Cairns and Rainbow Beach
  • Great Ocean Road tour
  • A trip to Fraser Island where you’ll get to drive a 4WD along the beach and off-road
  • Camping experience
  • Sailing around The Whitsundays Islands
  • Surf lessons at Mojo Surf Spot X in NSW
  • Snorkelling at The Great Barrier Reef
  • Some meals and transport included

Let’s book your tour!

A Melbourne to Cairns tour is an amazing way to see Australia’s coastline and dive right into some thrilling and some relaxing activities. Choose our Express bus or Ultimate Package and prepare for the trip of a lifetime!

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Great Barrier Reef

East Coast

Packages starting from

$625

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Fraser Island & Whitsundays

Packages starting from

$429

Day Tours

Starting from

$99

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Outback

Tours starting from

$205

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Bus Passes

Passes starting from

$175