Welcome to Nimbin

Welcome to Australia’s alternative-lifestyle capital, a little town set in an impossibly pretty valley that almost drowns under the weight of its own clichés. Once an unremarkable Northern Rivers dairy village, Nimbin was changed forever in May 1973. Thousands of counter-culture kids and back-to-earth-movement types descended on the town for the Aquarius Festival. Many stayed on and created new communities in the... Read More

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Sydney to Brisbane Hop-on Hop-off Travel Pass

How it works?You can stay on one trip with the same group and travel in the minimum time for a tour-type experience (itinerary below) or spend longer by getting on and off the bus/train at different places. All transport over your set pass route, whether in your local operators own buses, public buses, trains or boats – is included in one direction, once. Passes are valid for 12 months. You can hop on and off anywhere over your route, stay longer and jump back on when you’re ready.Web-app (mobile website)Once you have confirmed your booking. Your local operator will provide you with a login to their web-app to manage your pass. Book on and off your transport; book, rate and review, and get great deals on accommodation and activities. Travel Day: Sydney — Barrington Tops Depart Sydney at 8am and head to the Hunter Valley area and do a wine tasting, then head to the stunning stop on the edge of Barrington Tops National Park (a World Heritage-listed area).  You have the option to try tubing (additional cost) or just relax in the hot tub at the lodge.Travel Day: Barrington Tops — Spot X Surf CampIn the morning we take a guided walk to check out the amazing wildlife all around including kangaroos, platypus and a wide range of bird life. Visit a koala hospital to learn about their efforts in preserving koalas and what you can do to help, then travel on to the waterfront accommodation at the Spot X Surf Camp, arriving in the early evening. Travel Day: Spot X — River Retreat We have the morning at leisure at Spot X. You can relax on the beach or choose to take a group surf lesson (additional cost). In the afternoon we travel to our River Retreat for a guided kayaking tour in Nymboida. In the evening have a few drinks, BBQ and/or build a camp fire under the stars. For the night you'll be sleeping in cabins by the river!Travel Day: River Retreat — via Spot X (summer only)— Byron BayLeave the camp early and head up towards Byron Bay, Australia’s famous surf and arts town.  We stop at Yamba for lunch and a visit to the Angourie Blue Pools for a swim. Free Day in Byron BayExplore, learn to surf, party, visit the alternative town of Nimbin (extra cost), or just relax and take in the laid-back, hippy vibe. Taking a walk to the lighthouse to view the Australian mainland’s most easterly point is recommended.Travel Day: Byron Bay — BrisbaneWe stop at the NSW/QLD border for a walk at Danger Point. Continue to the Gold Coast where you have the option to hop off,  and then onto Brisbane.

$264.95 Classes & Workshops

Overnight Tweed Coast Camping and Surfing Getaway from Brisbane, Gold Coast, or Byron Bay

Departing from your chosen pickup location along Australia's central Pacific coast, your overnight tour begins with the drive by luxury minibus to the Tweed Coast, a diverse cultural destination with people from all walks of life calling the area home. It is a melting pot of surfers, hippies, artists, and the rich and famous, creating an inspiring atmosphere. From mountain backdrops to beaches, fine food, and a racy nightlife, the Tweed Coast has something for everyone.During your two days, meals are provided; enjoy healthy lunch and snacks, a continental breakfast, and an Aussie-style barbecue. You'll get back to nature as you camp overnight with provided gear; also provided is a full photo package and a T-shirt from your qualified surf coaches.For surfing, a surfboard and wetsuit are provided for you to use during your four lessons, each 1.5 hours long. This 2-day escape will have you up and riding from a beautiful beach as you learn skills and techniques from fully accredited surf coaches. Lessons are designed for beginners through advanced surfers; in addition to the basics of surfing, you'll gain insight into ocean safety, awareness, and surfing etiquette. Your coaches have an amazing success record and are all trained in first aid.In addition to surfing, you might also want to explore more of the Tweed Coast and its hidden gems. A lighthouse tour is included as part of your package, and you might be lucky enough to catch the annual whale migration. Optional extra activities can be arranged at an additional cost including a tour to Nimbin, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding (SUP). Your 2-day tour ends with return to Brisbane, Byron Bay, or Gold Coast.

$321.32 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

1.5-Hour Surfers Paradise, Mt Warning and Byron Bay Scenic Fixed-Wing Flight from the Gold Coast

Your scenic adventure takes off from the Gold Coast Airport, taking in the breathtaking world famous Gold Coast surfing beaches and iconic surfers paradise strip. Marvel at coastal developments and artificial islands covered in upmarket homes View the  islands of Moreton Bay and the natural beauty of the Pacific Ocean. To the west, the city borders a part of the Great Dividing Range commonly referred to as the Gold Coast hinterland. Heading South and nominated by Tourism Australia as one of the National Landscapes – Australia’s Green Cauldron in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales offers the best of all worlds, with lush World Heritage rainforests, dramatic mountain ranges, unspoilt beaches and world-famous surf breaks. Fly up the Tweed Valley inside the remnants of an ancient shield volcano, that is now home to a living Gondwanan rainforest, towards Wollumbin Mt Warning which stands at an impressive height of 1157m above sea level and is a remnant central vent of an ancient volcano. Wollumbin, or Cloud Catcher, as it translates majestically stands in the heart of the caldera for all to see, and is the first point of the country to see the sun rise every day. This vast caldera stretches from Byron Bay to the Gold Coast and west towards the Great Dividing Range and is the largest shield volcano in the Southern hemisphere. Following the crater rim your experience continues past the Sphinx Rock, over Night Cap National Park and the iconic rainbow town of Nimbin. Turning towards the coast you fly over Rocky Creek Dam and the rugged landscape becomes the green cultivated hills of the Byron Bay Hinterland with the culturally diverse town of Byron Bay on the horizon. Byron is a popular resort town for tourists, with a number of surf beaches, whale watching opportunities and vibrate culture. Look out for the Byron Lighthouse located on the easternmost point of mainland Australia, before we head north along the unspoilt Tweed Coast untouched by development via Hastings Point and the seaside town of Kingscliff as you make your way back to the Gold Coast.

$216.63 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

1-Hour Byron Bay and Mt Warning Fixed-Wing Scenic Flight from Byron Bay

Your scenic adventure takes off from the Tyagarah Airport, taking in the breathtaking world famous Northern Coast surfing beaches heading north along the unspoilt Tweed Coast untouched by development via Hastings Point and the seaside town of Kingscliff  to the Gold Coast.  Nominated by Tourism Australia as one of the National Landscapes – Australia’s Green Cauldron in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales offers the best of all worlds, with lush World-Heritage rainforests, dramatic mountain ranges, unspoiled beaches and world-famous surf breaks. Fly up the Tweed Valley inside the remnants of an ancient shield volcano, that is now home to a living Gondwanan rainforest, towards Wollumbin Mt Warning which stands at an impressive height of 1157m above sea level and is a remnant central vent of an ancient volcano. Wollumbin, or Cloud Catcher, as it translates majestically stands in the heart of the caldera for all to see, and is the first point of the country to see the sun rise every day. This vast caldera stretches from Byron Bay to the Gold Coast and west towards the Great Dividing Range and is the largest shield volcano in the Southern hemisphere. Following the crater rim your experience continues past the Sphinx Rock, over Night Cap National Park and the iconic rainbow town of Nimbin. Turning towards the coast you fly over Rocky Creek Dam and the rugged landscape becomes the green cultivated hills of the Byron Bay Hinterland with the culturally diverse town of Byron Bay on the horizon. Byron is a popular resort town for tourists, with a number of surf beaches, whale watching opportunities and vibrate culture. Look out for the Byron Lighthouse located on the easternmost point of mainland Australia.

$119.99 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

30-Minute Byron Bay and Nimbin Fixed-Wing Scenic Flight from Byron Bay

Your scenic adventure takes off from the Tyagarah Airport, taking in the breathtaking world famous North Coast surfing beaches. Nominated by Tourism Australia as one of the National Landscapes – Australia’s Green Cauldron, offering the best of all worlds, with lush World Heritage rainforests, dramatic mountain ranges, unspoilt beaches and world-famous surf breaks. Fly up the Tweed Valley inside the remnants of an ancient shield volcano, that is now home to a living Gondwanan rainforest, in the distance you can view Mt Warning which stands at an impressive height of 1157m above sea level and is a remnant central vent of an ancient volcano, and is the first point of the country to see the sun rise every day. Head towards the iconic rainbow town of Nimbin. Returning you'll fly over Rocky Creek Dam as the rugged landscape becomes the green cultivated hills of the Byron Bay Hinterland with the culturally diverse town of Byron Bay on the horizon. Byron is a popular resort town for tourists, with a number of surf beaches, whale watching opportunities and vibrate culture. Look out for the Byron Lighthouse located on the easternmost point of mainland Australia.

$216.63 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Gold Coast and Mt Warning Fixed-Wing Scenic Flight

Arrive at the aviation base at Gold Coast Airport where you'll meet your pilot. Receive a safety briefing and orientation, with time to snap photos in front of your 3-passenger aircraft before boarding. After getting comfortable in your seat and putting on the provided headset, listen to your pilot’s commentary as your plane lifts up into the sky. Your scenic flight covers Australia’s Green Cauldron National Landscape in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, an area of lush World Heritage rainforests, dramatic mountain ranges, unspoiled beaches, and phenomenal surf breaks. Fly up the Tweed Valley inside the remnant of an ancient shield volcano toward Mt. Warning, which stands at an impressive height of 3,795 feet (1,157 meters) above sea level. Also called by its Aboriginal name Wollumbin, translated as Cloud Catcher, it stands majestically in the heart of a caldera and is the first point in Australia to see the sunrise each day. The vast caldera stretches from Byron Bay to the Gold Coast and west toward the Great Dividing Range, and is the largest shield volcano in the southern hemisphere. Following the crater rim, your pilot continues past Sphinx Rock, over Nightcap National Park and the town of Nimbin. Turning toward the coast you'll fly over Rocky Creek Dam where the rugged landscape transforms to the cultivated hills of the Byron Bay Hinterland with the popular resort town of Byron Bay on the horizon. Look out for the Cape Byron Lighthouse located on the easternmost point of mainland Australia, before heading north along the undeveloped Tweed Coast via Hastings Point and the seaside town of Kingscliff as you make your way back to the Gold Coast.Your expert pilot provides a safe flight and fascinating information to give you a greater understanding of this beautiful Australian coastal region. There’s nothing quite like the thrill of flying in a modern fixed-wing plane and seeing your home town or tourist destination from a totally new perspective.