Dear Australia,
Dear Australia,
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Come with us on a friendly, guided, relaxed day out and discover some of our region's best spots that are within easy reach from Brisbane. The south east corner of Queensland and Northern Rivers area of New South Wales offers some of Australia’s unique places to visit. Magnificent beaches, spectacular mountain rainforests, quaint townships and excellent food make for a great day out sightseeing. It’s a day trip away, we love it and you will too.
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Why book with Dear Australia,
  • Business Owner • Problem Solver • Ideas Development • Personal Trainer • Graphic Designer
  • I have been doing day trips from Brisbane to Byron bay for three decades! And I enjoy going to one of Byron's larger annual music festivals, Bluesfest :)
  • English
  • Professional tour guide
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Sinéad C
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Trevor was a great tour guide. The bus was made to be as comfortable as possible for us. He was extremely knowledgeable about everything we saw and had even prepared a guidebook for us. He was also very good at keeping us up to date about what we were doing next, and was great a keeping us entertained all of the time despite the long journey.
Written 4 February 2024
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Thanks for your kind review Sinead. It was a pleasure to meet yourself and Bridget 😊 All the best for your travels!
Written 6 February 2024
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Stephanie W
Melbourne Beach, FL12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Great day out from Brisbane with our friendly and knowledgeable driver and host Trevor. Loved all of the stops on this tour, particularly Byron Bay Lighthouse and The Farm. Unfortunately we had some overcast weather but the views and the laid back vibe were still incredible.
Written 23 January 2024
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Thanks for your wonderful review Stephanie 😊 I'm glad you enjoyed the day, I did too!
Written 28 January 2024
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oshikai
Singapore, Singapore16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Solo
A wonderful experience with Trevor! The tour was well planned out, with sufficient time catered for everyone to have a gander and explore. I never felt rushed throughout the tour and got to enjoy each and every venue. The chosen venues are well thought out, with not too long a distance in between each location. None of the locations really came across as "filler" locations. As the schedules aligned, our tour had the visit to Wildlife HQ Zoo swapped for Eumundi Markets after a unanimous vote, which was great. The tour bus was clean and very spacious and can easily accommodate the maximum tour group size with ease.

Trevor himself is a friendly, polished and experienced guide who is able to interact and manage the tour group well. He would genuinely communicate with each and everyone of us, even with one of the guests who could only speak Turkish! His meticulousness is highlighted by comprehensive guidebooks that he provides for his tour. They are filled with information specific to the tour as well as Australia in general. It also helps that he is a graphic designer and his guidebooks are well framed and conceptualized. For his tour, he also created audio tracks to share more information for some of the historical venues as well.
Written 4 January 2024
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Thanks for the great review Shi Kai! I'm glad you enjoyed your day out with our Turkish friends 😉
Written 5 January 2024
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Jason O
Pittsburgh, PA36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
Trevor is the man!!! It's amazing how much distance we covered and he was absolutely amazing throughout the trip with regards to providing information. He truly went above and beyond and I would book another trip with him in a second. His knowledge of the area is impressive and he's just simply a cool guy which is why i had so much fun. Thank you my friend for what was probably my favorite tour over the 2 weeks I was in Austrailia. Cheers!
Written 28 December 2023
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Thanks for the amazing review... I'm glad you had a good time Jason!! 😉
Written 29 December 2023
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drshirvani
Vancouver, Canada4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
An exceptional 11-hour adventure with Trevor! From the charm of Byron Bay and the excitement of the Gold Coast and sunshine coast, every moment was filled with joy and exploration. Trevor's expertise and friendly demeanor made the tour an unforgettable experience. Highly recommend for a top-notch Australian adventure!
Written 24 December 2023
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Thanks for the glowing review Amin! It was great to meet you and a pleasure having along for the day 😊
Written 25 December 2023
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ChuckHaag
Columbus, OH1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
We had a great time the Trevor was excellent very accommodating with our request. I would highly recommend this tour for anyone visiting Brisbane.
Written 10 December 2023
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Thank you for your kind review ;-)
Written 11 December 2023
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Rhyle L
33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Friends
This was a really great tour, it was fun doing a tour of the Gold Coast and Byron bay.The views were really scenic and beautiful, the walk we did along the Gold Coast to the easternmost point of Australia was really awesome. Trevor is an awesome tour guide.
Written 1 December 2023
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Thanks for your kind review 😊 I'm glad you enjoyed the walk around the lighthouse ☺️
Written 2 December 2023
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stefan K
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Very good trip.👍 nice places, eastern point of australia, very good guide. I recomended this tour.
Written 11 November 2023
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Thank you for your kind review! :-)
Written 13 November 2023
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Patty F
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This was an amazing day! Trevor was such a fabulous host/guide. Great care was taken to make sure we were informed along the way, saw the beauty of the area, and knew what we were looking at throughout the day. Details, such as a booklet with information, water bottles ready, and taking great care of my sister currently walking with a cane, made the adventure even more than we expected. Both of us would highly recommend this tour!
Written 3 November 2023
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Thank you for your lovely review. It was a delight to meet you both. You were great company and made my day :-)
Written 4 November 2023
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SteveBeagle
Colorado Springs, CO7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Trevor did an excellent job of showing us beautiful Byron Bay and the surrounding area. The beaches are breathtaking and the inland towns were very quaint. Thanks for a great time!
Written 6 October 2023
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Thanks Steve. It was a pleasure having you onboard. We had a great crew that day which made it even more of a delight. Thank you for choosing Dear Australia! :-)
Written 7 October 2023
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