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About The Big Bus tour and travel guide

The Big Bus tour and travel guide is an Australian travel portal and online retailer of quality small group tours and guided experiences.

We’re all about tour and travel ideas and inspiration. Our destination stories, city guides and tour reviews are written by travellers for travellers. On our website you can access useful information on a wide range of Australian and international destinations, with an emphasis on guided experiences.

Here’s a quick rundown on what we offer:

Travel guides

Start your ride on The Big Bus tour and travel guide by browsing our travel guides. They provide handy tips and advice for visiting the world’s most popular travel regions.

Aussie day tours & experiences

You can search, compare and book hundreds of Australian day tours, activities and experiences on The Big Bus, with no booking or credit card fees. We work with many of the country’s leading tour operators.

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Puffing Billy. Image courtesy of Wildlife Tours Australia

Big Five City Guides

If you only have a couple of days to get to know a new city, our Big Five City Guides can help. They feature culture, history, dining, shopping and relaxation must-sees and dos. Print the guide and hit the ground running.

Tours & experiences worldwide

We now offer top tours and activities in hundreds of destinations worldwide. Simply browse online and book.

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Image courtesy of Tourism New Zealand

Travel videos

There are lots of amazing travel videos on our website, including episodes of the Tour the World travel TV series. Get inspired as we visit some of the world’s top travel destinations with real Aussie tour groups.

Hotel price beat service

Tired of paying top dollar for hotel accommodation? The Big Bus now offers readers a hotel price beat service. We have access to wholesale hotel rates and we’re happy to share them with you. Just let us know your travel dates and the lowest price you have found on the hotel of your choice. We’ll do the rest…

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Book flights, tours, hotels, car hire and travel insurance on The Big Bus tour and travel guide.

The Big Bus tour and travel guide is edited by travel TV presenter/host of Aussie travel series Tour the World (Network Ten), travel writer and commentator Adam Ford. We have an amazing team of regular contributors, with a writer based in most Australian capital cities.

If you would like to connect with our community, please email [email protected]. We would love to hear about your travel plans for the coming year.

Happy travels!


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