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Free Camping and Tips @ Kakadu & Litchfield National Park – INSIDER TIP

If you go to Darwin you are probably going to the two nearby Litchfield National Park and Kakadu National Park. We have spent time in both of them and learnt something we would like...
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Uluru & Kata Tjuta: Free Camping and Tips for Backpackers

The Uluru National Park should definitely be part of an Australian trip. It is probably one of the most impressive things you will see on the continent. We have visited the park on a...
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Kings Canyon – Is Free Camping Possible?

Approximately 160 km from the highway to Uluru is Kings Canyon. If you have time, you can easily spend a day there. There is a campground, where you can stay, but you can also...

When to Buy a Backpacking Car in Cairns

Numerous backpackers, who are at the end of their journey, are in Cairns during the local winter months betwenn May-September. During that time the temperatures are still very pleasant (about 25° Celsius). Many travelers...

Cairns – Free Camping for Backpackers [WITH MAP]

In Cairns, it's best to leave the center a bit and park somewhere in a side street. We have been changing places every time during our one month stay. If you get caught, and...
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Backpacking and Fruit Picking Jobs in and Around Cairns

Cairns is a tourist hotspot due to the nearby Great Barrier Reef. Accordingly, you can find relatively easy jobs in the hospitality industry in the city and in tourist resorts nearby, such as Port...
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How to go diving at the Great Barrier Reef in Cairns for free? INSIDER...

Cairns is the number one place to go diving at the Great Barrier Reef, because the city is quite close to the reef. Anyways, it's still quite a trip to get to the reef...
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9 Things to Do and Know about Cairns – Backpacker Guide

Cairns is a very popular destination for backpackers. The city offers numerous excursions for tourists. The proximity to the Great Barrier Reef makes it the capital of the reef. The Cairns Lagoon The city is located...

Taree Rest Area – Free Camping [MAP & 360° Photo]

The Taree rest area on the Pacific Highway is about 325 km north of Sydney. If you are traveling long distances on the Pacific Highway, you definitely want to stop here. At the rest area...
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Stanthorpe – Fruit Picking & Backpacking Jobs

Stanthorpe is a small country town with approximately 4000 inhabitants about 200km southwest of Brisbane, only a few miles from the border to New South Wales. Backpackers come here to look for farm work...
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Tenterfield – Fruit Picking Jobs for Backpackers

Backpackers come to Tenterfield pretty much just to look for fruit picking jobs. The city is located in the far north of New South Wales. Travelers with a car can camp for free undisturbed...

Darwin – Free Camping for Backpackers

We have spent several weeks in Darwin camping in our cars and would like to share our tips. On weekends you can easily sleep in the parking lot of Parliament House. This is a private...

Darwin – Backpacking Jobs & Fruit Picking

Especially during the dry season (May-September), it is very popular among backpackers, as it is relatively cold in southern Australia and there are still tropical temperatures here. The mango harvest season starts in September, where...
Fruit Picking Australiavideo

Darwin – What to Do and Know as a Backpacker?

After staying for a couple of weeks in Darwin, I will share all my backpacker knowledge about the capital of the Northern Territory. Check out a couple of pictures of Darwin and read on. Mindil...
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7 Must-See Places in Sydney – Don’t Miss Out!

While you hear mostly good things about Melbourne, you hear different things about Sydney: Some hate the city, some love it. Fact is, everyone has to make their own picture of Sydney! In fact,...
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Getting Around in Sydney – Public Transportation

For about 50 dollars you can get a weekly ticket, which allows you to use public transport (bus, train, ferry) in zone 1 for 7 days without limitation. Zone 1 is more than enough...

Coomera North Rest Area – Free Camping South of Brisbane [WITH MAP]

The rest area "Coomera North" is located about 60 km south of Brisbane towards the Gold Coast. This stop is just ideal for those who are looking for a hot shower: In the disabled...
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Bundaberg – Fruit Picking & Backpacker Jobs

In Bundaberg, also known as Bundy, many backpackers come to work here as fruit pickers. The hostels are usually responsible for job placement, which means: If you want a picking job there, you have...

Bundaberg – Free Camping for Backpackers

I have spent a few days in Bundaberg looking for a job. Couldn't find one, but I was camping on quite a nice place by the river. There are BBQs and toilets as well....
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Mon Repos Turtle Center – Bundaberg

Bundaberg is known for sea turtles laying their eggs on the beach there. From November to January you can observe at night how sea turtles lay their eggs. And from January to March, small...
Fruit Picking Australiavideo

Bowen – Fruit Picking & Backpacking Jobs

In Bowen you get fruit picking jobs in the same way as in Bundaberg: Only via hostels. For larger farms you can go directly and inquire. We recommend to do that! Usually you can enlist...
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Nimbin – Free Camping & Experience of a Backpacker

The infamous Nimbin is just a bit inland of Byron Bay. This really small tiny place is notorious for its hashish and marihuana consumption. Weed is of course prohibited in Australia, but it's accepted...
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Byron Bay – The Backpackers Dream?

Byron Bay is one of the backpacker's most favorite spot on the east coast of Australia. It used to be quite an alternative place, however, we didn't notice much of that anymore. Anyways, it is...

When to Buy a Backpacker Car in Melbourne

The best time to buy a backpacker car in Melbourne is around March when the temperatures begin to fall. Melbourne can get quite cold, so every backpacker living in a car is either traveling...

Party in Melbourne or St. Kilda?

Where should I party? In Melbourne or St. Kilda? Should you go out in Melbourne or St. Kilda? I question we weren't sure what the answer was. If you would like to have a night...
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Penguin Watching in St. Kilda

Hi backpackers! This is a quick tip about the penguins in St. Kilda. I didn't know about it, some people just took me with them. Not sure if it's a popular thing, but I...

Rainbow Beach – Camp for Free

If you travel by car to Rainbow Beach and need to free camp there, read here what you need to know. Rainbow Beach is next to Harvey Bay the starting point for trips to...
Getting laid in hostels

Backpacker Tells how he Ended up in a Hostel-Threesome

It seemed to be a particular quiet night at a hostel in Sydney. I was still hangover from the day before and didn't feel like drinking Goon again - I actually promised myself to...
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Swedish Girl Shares her Naughty Hostel Experience in Melbourne

How do travellers deal with the fact, that they meet nice, beautiful and attractive people from all over the world without having the space (or money) for some privacy? We all have some crazy...
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Sydney: Best Free Camping Spots to Sleep in Your Car

This is the backpacker's daily nightmare if you are traveling by car. You arrive in Sydney and you don't know where to stay overnight, where you can go for a shower or if the...
Dream beaches in Cape Tribulation

You have to see these places around Cairns

Cairns has more to offer than the Great Barrier Reef. If you have a car available, it is easy to explore the rainforest in small towns in the area. If you would like to...