Byron Bay to Cairns Pass
Byron Bay to Cairns, experience the best the East Coast has to offer on and off the beaten track! Travel on Stray's bus to Rainbow Beach then fast, comfortable trains north to Cairns. Visit tropical islands, lush rainforest - jump on and off as you please! Do it in 8 ...
If you’re looking to leave the beautiful town of Byron and head north, this is the best way to explore all the best bits in between.
Heading all the way up to Cairns, Kat takes in Queensland’s best spots like Noosa, Magnetic Island as well as unreal adventures you didn’t even know existed like waterfalls in Tully and Treasure Hunts on Great Keppel.
Our own, fun local guides travel with you on our buses and on public transport, to give you the best advice and access to the attractions over the routes.
Unique, authentic experiences hunted out by us, our customers and locals over our routes — all established and supported in a sustainable manner.
Minimum length: 8 days
Recommended length: 13+ days
Departs 3-4 times per week year-round. Current departure days are Wednesday, Friday, Sunday.
Departs at 8am (Daylight savings time October - March) or 7am (April - September)Please confirm your departure point when booking.
Departs: Main bus stop, outside info centre on Jonson St, Arts Factory, and Wake Up.
Please confirm your pick up location prior to departure.
Accommodation and food are not included. We offer a range of bed options in most stops ranging from hostel shared dorm rooms at about $32 per person per night, to ensuited basic motel rooms from about $100. At Airlie Beach, Magnetic Island and Cairns you can choose where you stay. Our main pick up location is outside Base/Nomads Airlie Beach and YHA Magnetic Island.
"Emus Beach Resort" Treasure Island **Book through Website Travel
Visit the tropical paradise Great Keppel Island, located at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef. Relax or go for a snorkel to check out the amazing sealife and coral straight off the beach.
Dorm only at Emu's Beach resort = $35
Great Keppel Island, dorm, food and activity package = $115
"Bungalow Bay" Magnetic Island **Book through Website Travel
Book the 2 or 3 Night LOKA Koala Cuddle Express (EXCL RETURN FERRY)
Stay overnight by a World Heritage listed rainforest. Cool off with a swim in a beautiful swimming hole before dinner round the campfire. We have a BBQ dinner and tell stories round the campfire. In the morning have an interpretative walk through the forest, learning about the traditional indigenous use of the land.
Rainforest experience, camping and meals $120.
**Add Raging Thunder Tully Rafting to the above.