Take a one or two day trip and experience the outer parts of Brisbane’s lifestyle

With so many natural wonders on Brisbane’s door step, the only real problem is fitting everything in!

  • North Stradbroke Island
    Here Brisbane Backpackers can see some of the worlds most beautiful beaches and one of Australia’s most famous pubs. There are 3 townships to stay at, with most visitors choosing the eastern township of Point Lookout where dolphins and other marine life are regularly seen. The north facing patrolled beach of Cylinder is usually calm and family friendly with several cafes and eateries within walking distance.

‘Straddie’ is only a 50 minutes ride from Cleveland on the car ferry or a 20 minute ride by water taxi.

  • Moreton Island
    So much to see and do for Brisbane Backpackers– hand feeding dolphins, sand tobagganing, whale watching, swimming, snorkelling, fishing – and only a short boat trip from Brisbane!
  • Mt Mee National
    A picturesque one hour drive north of the city centre this is one of Australia’s best kept backpacking secrets. Beautiful rainforest, gorgeous waterfalls and wateringholes and some great camping and picnic grounds. The nearby rural villages of Dayboro and Samford are also steeped in history and worth a visit along the way.

A perfect backpackers day out which ever park you choose to visit, only an hour south of Brisbane.

Consistently ranked among the top things to do in Australia by backpackers, Steve Irwin’s legacy lives on in this amazing zoo.

The world’s largest sand island and a stunning sight to behold. An absolute must on the backpacker circuit or anyone looking for natural beauty.

A wide range of animals including red pandas, lemurs and all of the usual Australian crowd.

So much to do so much to see Brisbane is just plain Fun in the Sun.