The first stop on your trip isn’t Australia, but Thailand. Bangkok, the country’s capital, is a perfect stopover to take a break from the long flight.
Before continuing to Australia, make sure to visit the city’s numerous sights like the Grand Palace or one of the floating markets. Get a relaxing Thai massage, sample delicious, traditional food or stay out partying all night to prep for the perfect Australian adventure.
Stay in a single room in a hostel near the legendary Kao San Road for as little as eight euros per night.
Grab a flight from Bangkok to Sydney for about 150 euros.
Check out some of the city’s famous landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge – you won’t be disappointed.
Explore beautiful bays on the Coogee to Bondi Coastal Walk, sunbathe on Bondi Beach or stroll through the Botanical Gardens.
While you’re in town, head to JUCY Rentals and rent your campervan – your home for the next few weeks. Let the road trip begin!
This harbour town lies halfway between Sydney and Brisbane.
Stop here to relax on white sandy beaches and check out the seafront promenade to sample some of the delicious fish and chips. Take a trip to Sealy Lookout to stretch your legs and enjoy a great view over the city.
Water sports such as surfing, diving, SUP, kayaking or rafting are also offered here.
This small coastal town with its familiar, relaxed vibe is considered the coolest city in Australia.
With its white sandy beaches, relaxing beach bars, surf shops, street markets, and stunning scenery, it’s extremely popular among backpackers and is a must-see on your road trip.
Visit the nearby Byron Lighthouse and Captain Cook Lookout – if you’re lucky, you might even see some dolphins and whales!
Nimbin is not far from Byron Bay and is surrounded by national parks and rainforest. Known as Australia’s hippie town, Nimbin is a colourful, bright, creative, spiritual village that is well worth the visit.
On Australia's Gold Coast lies Surfers Paradise.
Modern skyscrapers stretch up into the sky along the beach, which is why the city is also called “the Miami of Australia.” Surfers Paradise is splendidly multi-faceted and offers everything from vibrant nightlife to dreamy beaches, tropical rainforests, thrilling theme parks, and the best shopping centres.
The town’s name really speaks for itself – in and around the city, you will find several famous surf spots like the Snapper Rocks or Burleigh Heads, where you can watch the pros catch a wave.
Stop off in Queensland’s capital – a highlight for those who love culture.
Visit countless galleries, museums, and a unique music scene one day, and the next day check out the city's markets and South Bank, where you can relax on the beach.
Backpackers also love the West End, one of Brisbane’s suburbs, and its colourful street art and cool restaurants, as well as The Valley, a trendy area with chic bars and wild nightlife.
Head to the coastal town of Hervey Bay, the starting point for tours to Fraser Island.
Aboriginal Australians call the island K'gari, meaning paradise – another name that speaks for itself!
You can only drive vehicles with four-wheel drive on Fraser Island, so, the best way to explore it is on a Remote Fraser Island Tour – an unforgettable adventure. You’ll travel to the remote western side of the island and cruise in a 4x4 along the white sand beaches, kayak through the crystal-clear waters of the Awinya and Bowarrady Creeks, and relish in the spectacular views from the sand dunes. You can either relax on the beach or enjoy other fun activities like snorkelling, tubing, beach volleyball or SUP.
The tour includes transfer, food, a guide, and equipment (kayak, snorkel, SUP, etc.) and only costs 120 euros.
The coastal town of Airlie Beach is the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands, one of Australia's most famous tourist attractions.
The seventy-four islands that make up the Whitsunday National Park are only a few kilometres off the coast, and each one offers fantastic landscapes with sandy beaches, mangroves, reefs, rainforest, and wildlife.
The popular Whitehaven Beach is considered the most beautiful beach in Australia. You’ll see why once you lay eyes on the gorgeous snowy-white sand and turquoise-blue sea!
Whether you decide to go on a day trip or multi-day sailing trip – the Whitsundays are an absolute must-see.
Mission Beach, a small, coastal town on 14 kilometres of dreamy beaches, attracts adrenaline junkies from all over, as it’s home to one of the best skydiving spots in the world.
If you’ve ever thought about skydiving, go for it on Mission Beach! Jump with magnificent views of the crystal-clear ocean, Great Barrier Reef, beaches, green forests, and colourful fields and land safely on the soft sand – an unforgettable experience!
Cairns, at the heart of Tropical North Queensland, is Australia's diving capital and gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.
Take a boat to the legendary reef and go diving or snorkelling to explore the colourful underwater world of corals. Afterwards, relax in the Cairns Lagoon or dive into the nightlife of this hip city.
The area surrounding Cairns also has a lot to offer – Palm Cove, Atherton Tablelands, Cape York Peninsula, and Port Douglas are particularly worth seeing.
Your arrival in Cairns means it’s time to return the campervan. But as hard as it is to say goodbye, you’ll leave Australia with a smile on your face and memories that last a lifetime.
On the way home, a stopover in Singapore is the perfect end to your trip. You can fly to the futuristic metropolis from Cairns for about 150 euros.
Singapore is one of the most fascinating cities in the world, fusing Asian tradition with the Western world with its mix of modern and traditional buildings. Use one of the many hop-on hop-off busses, grab a city bike to visit sights like Marina Bay Sands and the Waterfront Promenade, or go on a night safari at the Singapore Zoo.
Stay in one of the centre’s many hostels (an eight-bed dorm is only 13 euros a night!) before you catch your flight back home.