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Stray Australia Dan Bus Pass Brisbane to Sydney

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Pass Validity:
12 months in one direction
Regular Stops
Travel from Brisbane to Sydney by bus on a flexible fully guided tour!

Stray is an innovative and fun way to travel the East Coast of Australia for those that want to be flexible, get the best insight and information and get off the beaten track to see unique things as well as take in all the main attractions Australia’s Coastline has to offer.

You’ll experience flexible, fully guided travel by mini bus and unique inclusions.

Stray offers travellers a different, unique and affordable way to check out the best spots on the coast with like minded people that all share the same dream, to have the time of their lives!

Starts: Brisbane
Finishes: Sydney
Minimum Time: 3 Days
Maximum Time: 12 Months


  • Transport by mini bus
  • Friendly, informative tour guide
  • Access to Stray app
  • Byron Bay orientation drive
  • Option to hop off at the Gold Coast and Spot X
  • Danger point border crossing walk at the NSW/QLD border

Once you have purchased your pass, One Stop adventures will send you your Stray login details by email. You can then use the Stray App or login on the Stray website to book your travel. 


  • Transport by mini bus
  • Unique overnight Stray Stops
  • Fully guided and flexible!
  • Get off the beaten track
  • Travel with like-minded people
  • Passes valid for up to a year

Travel Day: Brisbane (via the Gold Coast) — Byron Bay
outside Base Central or Bunk Backpackers (please confirm).
We travel in our own Stray bus through Brisbane and Gold Coast, with pick-ups and drop offs. We stop for a walk at the Queensland/NSW border crossing at Danger Point to stretch our legs, and check out the view of one of Australia’s best surf spots Snapper Rock, before heading onto our night stop at Australia’s coolest surf town, Byron Bay.
SLEEP: Your choice of Byron Bay accommodation*.

Free Day in Byron Bay
Explore, learn to surf, party or relax and take in the laid back, hippy vibe. We recommend taking a walk to the lighthouse to view the Australian mainland’s most easterly point.
SLEEP: Your choice of Byron Bay accommodation*.

Travel Day: Byron Bay (via Spot X) – Sydney
at the main bus stop on Jonson St or Arts Factory hostel (please confirm).
We travel to Sydney via Spot X Surf Camp. Hop off if you want to learn to surf or just hang by the beach. We then express down to Sydney getting in early evening with drop offs to selected Sydney central hostels.
SLEEP: Your choice of Sydney accommodation*.
We drop off outside Wake Up (by Central Station) and Nomads.

*NOTE:  Usually a dorm bed will cost between $24 – $45 per person depending on the size of the dorm and time of year (averaging $32 per person per night), a twin/double option will range from $75 – $180 (averaging $100 per room). You are welcome to stay where you like, however please be aware of the set Loka departure points as outlined by the meeting place on the travel days. For a full list of these points, you can download the pdf from the timetable section.

Download departure itineraries by clicking on the images below

+ Once you have purchased your pass, One Stop adventures will send you your Stray login details by email. You can then use the Stray App or login on the Stray website to book your travel.

+ Passes are valid for up to 12 months from your date of departure. You can hop on and off anywhere at any of our overnight stops and key activity stops for the total validity of the pass. You have up to 12 months from your date of purchase to start your Stray pass.

+  Travel is in our own 24 seat mini coaches between Sydney and Noosa/Rainbow Beach, and local bus and fast trains (with toilets, showers and a dining carriage) between Noosa/Rainbow Beach and Cairns.  The return ferry to Magnetic Island is also included in your Mick pass.

+  Our guides travel on all routes on the set departure days.  You can travel on the train on other days without a guide, however you can only access our unique transfers and activities when travelling with the guide.

+  There is a minimum of 2 departures per week (up to 5 in summer) over all routes. For specific departure days and times please see our timetable.

+ Accommodation and food are not included in your Stray pass. You can book your accommodation through our web-app along the way. We hold spots in our preferred locations so you’re guaranteed a bed.

What exactly are the differences? 


  • Up to 3 departures a day
  • Goes to all the places you want to visit on the East Coast
  • Newer luxury coaches with Wifi and USB Charging Ports
  • Overnight buses can be utilised to save on accommodation while travelling


  • 1 departure a day, some departures are at painful times (such as Coffs Harbour which is 3:00am)
  • Does not go to 1770, stops at the turn-off and some hostels will come and pick you up at midnight/1:00am for $15 each way
  • Older buses
  • Will get you from A to B
  • The cheapest option!


  • Fully guided travel up the East Coast in 24 seater mini buses and by train from Noosa to Cairns
  • 4 unique location stops along the way!
  • Get off the beaten track
  • Departs minimum 3 times a week.