Best Melbourne to Brisbane Bus Tour Overland
Melbourne to Falls Creek Bus Tour
Your First bus stop is Falls Creek, a resort town in northeastern Victoria. It’s known as an alpine and cross-country ski centre. There are things to here all year round from skiing in the winter to fishing, kayaking, mountain biking and hiking in the summer.
Falls Creek to Canberra Bus Tour
From one extreme to the other, leave the action-packed adrenaline-filled Falls Creek and head to Canberra, the nation’s capital and a cultural hotspot. Rest and recover in Canberra with a trip to Parliament House, the National Portrait Gallery and National Gallery of Australia – where you are guaranteed to some world-class exhibitions.
Canberra to Sydney via the Southern Highlands
Hop back into the bus and take the route north towards Sydney via the traditional country towns of Berrima, Bowral and Mittagong. The Southern Highlands is also home to waterfalls and spectacular lookouts in national park wilderness. Visit Fitzroy Falls in Morton National Park, hike in the Bangadilly National park.
Sydney to Port Macquarie Bus Tour
You’ll probably want to spend a couple of days exploring Sydney there’s so much to see here. If you’re sticking to a budget then check out our guide on the best free things to do in Sydney here. When you’ve had your fill of the city and are craving some time at the beach then hit the road and head North.
A couple of hours of driving will take you to the Central Coast, home to some great beaches such as Ettalong Beach, Avoca Beach, Terrigal Beach and Forresters. Port Macquarie is a beautiful coastal destination known for its beaches and wildlife. If you’re stopping here then make sure you visit Lighthouse Beach, Sea Acres National Park and one of the many classic Aussie cafes for a great flat white.
Port Macquarie to Byron Via Coffs Harbour Bus Tour
From Port Macquarie, you’re going to make your way to Coffs Harbour, another great place to stop and hang out at the beach. Try; Gallows, Park Beach, Sapphire, Emerald and Sawtell Beach. Other things to do in and around Coffs Harbour include; the Forest Sky Pier, Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, a segway tour or kayaking.
Head to the famous Byron Bay via the laid back beach towns of Yamba and Grafton. Spend a day or two here, soaking up the chilled out vibes and Aussie beach culture. Byron is a great spot for surfing, cafe culture and finding some zen with a few yoga classes.
Byron to Brisbane Bus Tour
When you’re feeling suitably relaxed complete the final leg of your trip by driving from Byron to Brisbane, get onto the M1. If you aren’t ready to let go of the beach then make a quick detour to other great beaches on the Gold Coast.
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