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Stray Australia

Find a pass that's right for you

Whether you're looking for relaxing beaches, cultural insights or an active adventure, Stray has a pass that's sure to deliver. They've crafted a guided route along the East Coast of Australia covering all of the iconic must-see highlights along with some hidden gems most tourists won't know about. Just decide where you want to visit and the time you have to travel. The rest is easy!

Why travel with Stray Australia?

Go further off the beaten track

As well as covering Australia's must-do hotspots, Stray will take you on an adventure further off the beaten track into small communities and beautiful places not mentioned in your guide book.

Go guided

We can't go through life alone, which is why Stray's lengendary guides are always on hand with tips, tricks and great advice on how to get the most of your trip. Ramp up the fun and maximise your experience by travelling with a local.

Your way your time

Freestyle Passes and Tours are valid 12 months from the first date of travel, giving you the freedom to spend time in your favourite places. Find a place you love, hop-off for a few days and hope back on when you're ready to continue the journey.

Maximum fun, minimum hassle

Between your Guide and Stray's user-friendly Stray Mate App you can research and book your bus, extra accommodation and activities on the go. Manage your trip with a fingertrip and score some great deals!

Meet great people

Travel is as much about the people you meet as it is about he destinations. Stray attracts a fun crew of outgoing, curious and like-minded adventurers who all have the same goal; to see the world and have a great time!


Stray runs two to six departures per week year-round on its hop-on- hop-off network. Once booked, customers get access to 'Stray Mate', an online trip manager where they can view their itinerary, plan their trael dates and make amends in real time.

Stray fun flexible adventures

Do things your way: Freestyle

Discover Australia on your own terms on Stray's flexible guided travel network. Stray really does go off the beaten track, so you'll get the chance to see places other travellers don't and immerse yourself in cultures well away from the tourist trail 

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Choose a pass

Stray Australia offers two styles of adventure up and down the East Coast of Australia - Freestyle Passes and Freestyle Tours. Both travel on Stray's guided travel network (on a mix of buses, boats and trains) offering total flexibility to hop-off anywhere along the route. Freestyle tours have the added benefit of included accommodation and a selection of top-rated activities along the way, which guarentees travellers the best possible experience for the least amount of planning required.
Freestyle passes and tours

Northbound Stray

Sydney opera house
Mick Freestyle pass/tour 3+ weeks Top seller
Start/finish: Sydney > Cairns (Northbound)

Why: Experience all the best spots that the East Coast has to offer. An off-the-beaten-track adventure that includes tropical islands, a rainforest experience, national parks, world heritage listed sites and native wildlife.

Minimum Days: 13 (Pass) / 19 (Tour)

Pass From £730 / Tour From £2,306
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Kat Freestyle Pass/Tour 2+ weeks
Start/Finish: Byron Bay> Cairns (Northbound)

Why: A Queensland focused tour that hits all the best sunny spots. Head all the way up to Cairns, visiting tropical Islands, ool towns and a world-heritage listed rainforest.

Minimum days: 8 (Pass) / 11 (Tour)


Pass from £441 / Tour From £1,602
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Greg Freestyle Pass/tour 1+ weeks
Start/Finish: Sydney > Brisbane (Northbound)

Why: For those with less time, start in Sydney and see what NSW is made of: a lodge in a world of heritage national park, cool beaches, river tubing and laid-back, artsy towns full of interesting things to do and see.

Minimum days: 6 (Pass) / 8 (Tour)


Pass From £332 / Tour from £980
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Freestyle passes and tours

Southbound Stray

Trev Freestyle Pass/Tour
Start /Finish: Cairns > Sydney (Southbound)

Why: Take in the whole East Coast from top to bottom, experience the Great Barrier Reef, beautiful islands and iconic beach towns.

Minimum days: 11 (Pass and Tour)

Pass From £488 / Tour From £1,614
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Cam Freestyle Pass/Tour 2+ weeks
Start/Finish: Cairns > Brisbane (Southbound)

Why: Hit all the best spots that Queensland has to offer. Spend time exploring tropical islands, spotting amazing wildlife and relaxing on beautiful beaches.

Minimum days: 10 (Pass and Tour)


Pass from £395 / Tour From £1,326
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Freestyle tour inclusions

On all freestyle tours you'll benefit from knowledgable guides to ensure you have the best time possible:
  1. Access to all their incredible experiences and Strademark Places included along Stray's travel network.
  2. Access to the Stray Mate App.
  3. First night's accommodation in each location and some meals.
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Freestyle tour inclusions

Heading Northbound?

All transport, including the Stray bus between Sydney and Rainbow Beach/Gympie fast trains between Gympie and Cairns, local transfers and return Magnetic Island Ferry.


Extra inclusions depending on your pass:

Blue Mountains day trip. Wine tasting Hunter Valley. River tubing, Barrington Tops National Park. Surf lesson, Spot X Surf Camp. Koala Hospital visi, Port Macquarie. Kangaroo spotting, Emerald Beach. Canoeing experience River retreat. Angourie Blue Pools, Yamba. Byron Bay orientation drive. Danger point Border Crossing Walk. Carlos Sand Blow Walk, Rainbow Beach. 3-day/2 night Fraser Island trip,. Treasure Island Adventure at Emu Park. Airlie orientation walk. 1-day Whitsunday Sailing Adventure.  Forts Walk, Magnetic Island. Tully Rainforest Experien

Heading Southbound?

All transport, including fast trains between Cairns and Cooray, the Stray bus between Rainbow Beach , Cooray and Sydney, local transfers and return Magnetic Island Ferry.


Extra inclusions depending on your pass:

Forts Walk at Magnetic Island. 2-day / 1-night Whitsunday Sailing Adventure. Airlie orientation walk. Treasure Island Adventure. Bluff point Walk at Emu Park. 1 day Fraser Island tour. Carlo Sand Blow Walk, Rainbow Beach. Byron Bay orientation drive.

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