Melbourne to Sydney
Jump on the Share Bus from Melbourne to Sydney to travel with a bunch of other backpackers between Australia’s two most iconic cities. See incredible beaches, animals, and scenery on the way.
This trips is for 7 days and 7 nights, (last night in Sydney). The destination is set, but the route is not – take control of your own adventure!
See some of the whitest beaches in the world at Jervis Bay and enjoy the beauty and wilderness of Wilson’s Promontory. After leaving Melbourne venture to Wilsons Promontory to see some incredible beaches and hike up a mountain to get an incredible view of forest and ocean. Make sure you head over to Paynesville near Lakes Entrance, which is an island full of animals. As well as explore those inland waterways. You’ll have the opportunity to venture inland to reach the top of Australia’s highest mountain. Then swim, surf, kayak and hike throughout nature as you travel along the coastline, stopping at beaches and amazing locations. Before heading into Sydney make sure you stop at Kangaroo Valley to hang with some wombats. Finally, cruise into Sydney to enjoy your last night in a hostel, celebrating your arrival with your new road trip family!
Expect to get fit with lots of hiking, snorkelling and exercise as you appreciate the natural sights. This is a no-frills adventure – you’ll be setting up your own tents, sharing the driving, cooking your own dinner and sharing your tent with other 1 or 2 travellers. The target age group is 18-35.
Things to note
Please note this is a minibus rental, not a guided tour. You rent a seat on the bus. We provide a recommended itinerary to help guide you.
You are all sharing the driving, cooking and trip planning (but you have a comprehensive guidebook to help)
You will rent your seat as either a ‘driver’ or ‘non-driver’.
Non-drivers must never drive. Drivers can share driving and must be aged 21+
Once you book you will be given a full guide with free activities, paid activities, recommended campsites to visit, as well as recommended sights to see.
Please bring your own water bottle, sunscreen and torch. Be prepared for the tough weather!
Please limit luggage to 20kg and two bags.
Day 01/02: Wilsons Promotory
The next day you can use the morning to do any hikes you didn’t manage to do on Day 1. Perhaps use the cool of the morning to hike to the summit of Mount Oberon. Then start making your way to your next destination in the afternoon, to set up camp nearby.
Day 03 : Gippsland Lakes (Lakes Entrance)
Day 04: Beaches up the coast
Day 05 Mount Kosciuszko
Day 06 Jervis Bay
Day 07 Sydney
Melbourne to Sydney
Trip length: 7 days
Early bird: $297 (4+ weeks before Start Date)
Full fee: $323
- 18th December 2019
- 12th April 2019
Discounts are available:
- if you book more than 4 weeks in advance
- for groups of friends travelling together
- if you want to stay on the Share Bus for more than one trip
Please send us an email for details and to ask for your discount eligibility.
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