Minimum Time: 3 Days
Departs: Mon, Thu & Sat
Brisbane to Sydney Travel Pass
Hop off and stay longer in Surfers Paradise (Gold Coast), Byron Bay or Spot X Surf Camp if you wish. Travel on Loka’s own bus from Brisbane to Sydney.
- All transport along the route on the Loka bus between Brisbane and Sydney,
- Guidance from fun, local guide and Loka web app
- Danger Point Border Crossing walk
- Byron Bay orientation drive
- Opportunity to hop off at Spot X Surf Camp
These are all the places that we travel to on the Loka Dan Travel Pass – our overnight stops are highlighted in bold, however you can hop off at any other location.
Brisbane / Gold Coast / Byron Bay / Spot X Surf Camp / Sydney
Travel Day: Brisbane (via Gold Coast) — Byron Bay
MEET: Outside Nomads Central, Bunk Backpackers or YHA Brisbane (please confirm in advance).
We travel on the Loka bus from Brisbane through the Gold Coast, with pick-ups and drop offs. We stop for a walk at the Queensland/NSW border crossing at Danger Point to stretch our legs, and check out the view of one of Australia’s best surf spots Snapper Rocks, before heading onto our night stop at Australia’s coolest surf town, Byron Bay.
SLEEP: Your choice of Byron Bay accom. You can book this via the Loka web app.
Free Day in Byron Bay
Explore, learn to surf, party, do a dolphin kayak trip, visit the alternative town of Nimbin (additional costs), or just relax and take in the laidback, hippy vibe. We recommend taking a walk to the lighthouse to view the Australian mainland’s most easterly point.
SLEEP: Your choice of Byron Bay accom.
Travel Day: Byron Bay (via Spot X) – Sydney
MEET: at the main bus stop on Jonson St or Arts Factory hostel (please confirm).
We travel to Sydney via Spot X Surf Camp. Hop off if you want to learn to surf or just hang by the beach. We then express down to Sydney getting in early evening with drop offs to selected Sydney central hostels.
SLEEP: Your choice of Sydney accom. We drop off outside Wake Up (by Central Station) and Nomads.
Note: You can break your journey at any of the stops through any of the travel days and just connect with a later Loka bus or rail departure (guided or unguided). You can book your own accommodation or your guide will book it for you, you will usually get a bed-only option (averaging $32 per person per night), or a twin/double option (averaging $100 per room).
*This itinerary and prices are valid until October 31st 2018, however are subject to change.
NEED TO KNOW
+ Passes are valid for up to 12 months from your date of departure. You can hop on and off anywhere at any of our overnight stops and key activity stops for the total validity of the pass. You have up to 12 months from your date of purchase to start your Loka pass.
+ Travel is in our own 24 seat mini coaches between Sydney and Brisbane.
+ Our guides travel on all routes on the set departure days. You can travel on the train on other days without a guide, however you can only access our unique transfers and activities when travelling with the guide.
+ There is a minimum of 2 departures per week (up to 5 in summer) over all routes. For specific departure days and times please see our timetable below.