Golden Backpack Awards 2017

A comprehensive list of all of the nominees for this years Golden Backpack Awards 2017

To vote for your favorite operators/agents/accommodation or service providers CLICK HERE

Best Tour Activity – New South Wales

Skydive Australia – Byron Bay
Skydive Australia – Sydney-Wollongong
Lets go surfing
G-Adventures
Oz Snow Adventures
Kangariffic tours
Surf Camp Australia
Barefoot Downunder
Sydney Bridge Climb
Coast Warriors
Intro Travel
MojoSurf – Surf Adventures
Loka

Best Tour Activity – Northern Territory

Jump Tours
Mulgas Adventures
The Rock Tour
Wayoutback Australian Safaris
Emu Run Experience
Kakadu 4WD experience
G-Adventures
Adventure Tours Australia
Crocosaurus Cove

Best Tour Activity – Queensland

Nomads Fraser Island Tours
Skydive Brisbane
Skydive Noosa
Skydive Fraser Island
Skydive Cairns
Skydive Mission Beach
Skydive Airlie Beach
Waterfall Wanderers
Whitsundays Sailing Adventures
Fraser on Rainbow 4WD Tag along Safari
Dingos 4WD Tag along Safari
Pippies Fraser Island Tour
Down Under Cruise & Dive
Ocean Rafting
Red Cat Adventures
Ocean Safari – Cape Tribulation
Raging Thunder
G-Adventures
Down Under Cruise & Dive
AJ Hackett Cairns
Drop Bear Adventures
Pro Dive Cairns
True Blue Sailing
Cairns Dive Centre
Loka Travel
Deep Sea Divers Den

Best Tour Activity – South Australia

Calypso Star Charters
Kangaroo Island Adventure Tours (Sealink)
Groovy Grape Tours
Adventure Tours Australia
Taste the Barossa
Swim with Tuna
Nullabor Traveller

Best Tour Activity – Tasmania

Jump Tours
Under Down Under
Adventure Tours Australia

Best Tour Activity – Western Australia

Skydive York
Skydive Rockingham
The Magic Bus Australia
Aussie Wanderer Tours & Safaris
Adventure Tours Australia
Kimberley Wild Adventure Tours
Red Earth Safaris
Three Island Whale Shark Dive
Nullabor Traveller

Best Tour Activity – Victoria

Great Ocean Road Surf Tours
Wildlife Tours Australia
Rap Jumping
Skydive Australia – Great Ocean Road
Skydive Australia – Melbourne
Skydive Australia – Yarra Valley
G Adventures
Bunyip Yours

Best Accommodation – Northern Territory

Alice Lodge Backpackers
Down Under Hostels
Melaleuca on Mitchell
YHA Alice Springs

Best Accommodation – Queensland

Port Douglas Backpackers
Backpackers in Paradise
Fraser on Rainbow
Jazz Cairns
United Backpackers Port Douglas
The Northern Greenhouse
Rambutan Townsville
Emus Beach Resort
Backpackers in Paradise
Gilligans
Surfers Paradise Backpackers Resort
Magnums Airlie Beach
Noosa Flashpackers
Bunk Brisbane
Bunk Surfers Paradise
Base, Airlie Beach
Mooloolaba Beach Backpackers
Nomads Noosa
Cairns YHA
Dingos Backpacker Resort
Cairns Beach Flashpackers
Pippies Beach House

Best Accommodation – South Australia

Vivonne Bay Lodge, Kangaroo Island
Port Lincoln YHA
Hostel 109
Barossa Backpackers
Adelaide Shakespeare Backpackers Hostel
Port Elliot YHA
YHA Adelaide

Best Accommodation – Tasmania

The Pickled Frog
Montacute Boutique Bunkhouse
Arthouse Backpackers
Bicheno Backpackers

Best Accommodation – Victoria

Ritz for Backpackers
United Backpackers
Base St Kilda
Greenhouse Backpackers
Bells Beach Backpackers
Urban Central
Space Hotel
Habitat HQ
Pint on Punt Backpackers

Best Accommodation – Western Australia

Billabong Backpackers Resort
The Witch’s Hat
Perth City YHA
Globe Backpackers
Ningaloo Club Coral Bay
Ocean Beach Backpackers
Coolibah Lodge

Best Accommodation – New South Wales

Sydney Backpackers
Base, Sydney
YHA, Sydney
Harbour Big Hostel
YHA Blue Mountain Katoomba
Bounce Hostel
Wake UP!

Best Accommodation – New Zealand

JUCY Snooze Christchurch
Haka Lodge Ltd
Pacific Coast Lodge and Backpackers
Base, Queenstown
YHA NZ
Copper Beach Backpackers
Rainforest Retreat
Base Auckland
Ponsonby backpackers
Trek Global Backpackers
Adventure Queenstown Hostel

Best Backpacker Night – New Zealand

Pippi Patch
Big Night Out
Blend Bar
Kiwi Crawl
Trek Global

Best Campervan – New Zealand

Spaceships Campervans
Mighty Campers
Jucy Rentals NZ
Hippie Campers
Best Cultural Experience
Dolphin Seafaris
Tamaki Maori Village
Daintree Dreaming
Rainforest Spirit
The magic bus Australia
Loka Travel

Best Tour/Activity – New Zealand

JUCY Cruise
Canoe and Kayak Taupo
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co
Kiwi Experience
N-ZONE NEW ZEALAND
Skydive Taupo
Haka Tours Ltd
Shotover Canyon Swing
Canoe & Kayak Taupo
Mojo Surf NZ
Franz Josef Glacier
Flying Kiwi Adventures
Taupo Bungy
AJ Hackett NZ
Fullers – Waiheke Island Zip, Wine & Dine
Bay Explorer

Best Transport – New Zealand

Kiwi Experience
JUCY New Zealand
Kiwi Experience
Stray
Hippie Campers
Haka Tours
Fullers Ferries

Best Travel Agent – New Zealand

Georgies Getaways
Peterpans Adventure Travel
Travel Freedom
STA Travel
Student Universe

Best Destination – New Zealand

Rotorua – Aotearoa
Great Lake Taupo
Queenstown
Bay of Plenty
Waitomo
Bay of islands
Waiheke Island

Best Visitor Attraction – New Zealand

Lake Taupo
Franz Josef Glacier
Abel Tasman National Park
Skyline Queenstown
Tongariro National Park
Rangitoto Island, Auckland
Waiheke Island

Best Holiday Park – Australia

Cairns Holiday Park
Bungalow Bay Magnetic Island
Harbour View Holiday Park
Big 4 Gold Coast Holiday Park
Ledge Point Caravan Park

Best Airline – Australia

Jetstar Airways
Qantas
Virgin
Tiger
Rex

Best Online Travel Agent

Georgies Getaways
Peterpans Travel
Tramondoo
Travel Freedom Australia
One Stop Adventures
RTW Backpackers
Lost In Australia
Backpacker Deals
Xtreme Travel
Tournado
Student Universe
STA Travel
Uluru Adventures
Dutchies Travel

Best Backpacker Night – Australia

Ultimate Party Cairns
Birdees
The Hangover Crawl
Gilligans
Down Under Party Tour
Full moon Down Under/Island Life
X Base Backpackers – St Kilda
partyincairns.com
Turf Bar
Monsoons Bar & Restaurant
Under Down Under Bar
Cheeky Monkeys
The Woolshed
Wicked Club Crawl

Best Campervan – Australia

JUCY Australia
RELOC8IT Campervans
Hippie Camper
Mighty Campers
Travellers Autobarn
Spaceships
Wicked

Best Destination – Australia

Noosa
Airlie Beach – Whitsundays
Cairns
K’gari aka Fraser Island
The Whitsundays
Gold Coast
Melbourne
South Australia
Northern Territory

Best Large Travel Agent – Australia

Backpackers World Travel
Backpacker by STA Travel
Peter Pans Adventure Travel
Flight Centre
Happy Travels

Best Small/independent travel agent – Australia

Georgies Getaways
XTREME TRAVEL GROUP
Student Uni Travel
The Friendly Backpacker Travel (Friendly Travel)
Adventure Cairns And Beyond
Gilligans Travels
Crooked Compass
Lake 67
Duck Travel
One Stop Adventures
Tropical Tour bookings
Dutchies Travel

Best Transport – Australia

JUCY Australia
Integrity Coach Lines
Loka
Premier Way
Greyhound
The Magic Bus Australia
Spaceships

Best Visitor Attraction – Australia

The Great Barrier Reef
Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park
Great Ocean Road
Blue Mountains
Koala Park – Magnetic Island
Fraser Island

Best Technology, Services, Recruitment or Training provider

Visit OZ
Global Work & Travel
Taxback.com
Backpackers Buddy
Travello App
Fruitpickingjobs.com.au
Workstay.com.au