Last-minute availability alert! Australia East Coast tours for Feb & March are almost sold out – Secure your dates today. Book Now!

Last-minute availability alert! Australia East Coast tours for Feb & March are almost sold out – Secure your dates today. Book Now!

Top 5 Animals To Spot In The Northern Territory

Known for being the heart of Australia is the Northern Territory, home to some of the country's most remarkable wildlife. As you explore this area’s diverse landscapes, keep watch for unique animals around every turn. In the tropical Top End, you may spot lazy crocodiles sunning themselves along riverbanks and…
read more

3 Days With Island Expeditions On K’Gari (Fraser Island)

Known as K’gari, meaning ‘paradise’, there’s no better place to let your inner explorer out with Island Expeditions. Island Expeditions: What To Expect… There are no roads to Fraser Island so you’ll need to arrive by barge and when you do get there you’re going to need a proper 4×4.…
read more

10 Things To Do While Visiting Byron Bay

Always dreamed of making a stop at this famous surf town along the East Coast of Australia? There is more than meets the eye than just fashion, bohemian lifestyle, and sun drenched golden surf hair. We’re here to let you in on some backpacker style activities you and your mates…
read more

10 Places To Visit In Australia

With so many awesome towns, cities, villages, and beaches to explore in Australia, it can be hard to figure out where to stop off during your travels in Oz! To help you guys figure out some priorities, our team has put together our favourite places in Australia. These stops are…
read more

Only Backpackers In Australia Will Understand…

Backpacking in Australia is heaps of fun, whether you’re sailing on the Whitsundays, cruising around Fraser Island, or simply kicking back on the beach with some beers and travel buddies. There are certain experiences that show you’ve travelled Australia before or have been here for a while, you know, those…
read more

Where To Start Your Australian Adventure

With so many awesome places to explore and activities to fill your days with, it can be tough deciding where to kick off your Australia travel plans! So here’s our handy guide to choosing where you should land in Australia to help you make the most of your time in…
read more

Cost To Travel In Australia

Australia has a bit of a reputation for being an expensive place to travel and it is definitely a lot more costly than spots like Thailand or Indonesia. Even so, it’s an amazing place to travel around and the perfect place to top up your travel funds with a working…
read more

How To Apply For An Australian Working Holiday Visa

A working holiday visa in Australia is one of the best ways to experience Oz, giving you the opportunity to not only stay in Australia for up to 12 months, but also top up your travel funds through work. But how do you get an Australia Working Holiday Visa? There…
read more

Top 5 Things To Do In The Red Centre

Out of all the destinations Australia has to offer, there are few as iconic and unique as the Red Centre. With its unmistakable landscape, the Aussie outback is pretty magical and if you’re looking to explore some of the “real” Australia, it doesn’t get much better than that! To help…
read more

The Backpacker’s Guide to Aussie Slang

Australia or “Straya”, as it is also known, is one of the biggest melting pots in the world, with some of the most diverse dialects from far and wide, but let’s talk about some of the wordy slang this country has developed. At Happy Travels, we decided that we wanted…
read more

@happytravelsoz