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Welcome to this special edition which showcases the winners from the 2016 Golden Backpack Awards.



Best of the Best Australia
All the well deserved winners in the Australian award categories.

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Best of the Best New Zealand

All the winners in the New Zealand categories

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Destination showcase: Whitsundays

Find out why the Whitsundays came home with the award for the best destination.

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Visitor Attraction showcase: The Great Barrier Reef

This place needs no introduction, we explore one of the wonders of the world.

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Travel: Our guide to epic road trips

Sometimes the journey is just as
important as the destination.
We find out about some epic routes
across Australia and New Zealand.

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Don’t stop the party

We find the best places in Australia to let your hair down and party

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Tour activity showcase

We take a closer look at the best activities from this years awards.

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Sleeping around…

We look at the award winning Accommodation on offer.

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