2016 Golden Backpack Awards Nominations

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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
  • Sydney Skydivers

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

  • Whitsundays Sailing Adventures
  • Raging Thunder
  • Skydive Australia – Mission Beach
  • G-Adventures
  • Skydive Australia – Cairns
  • Down Under Cruise & Dive
  • AJ Hackett Cairns
  • Nomads Fraser Isand Tours
  • Drop Bear Adventures
  • Pro Dive Cairns
  • True Blue Sailing
  • Cairns Dive Centre
  • Deep Sea Divers Den
  • Cairns Skydivers (Tandem Cairns)
  • Airlie Beach Skydivers
  • Dingos Fraser Island Tours
  • Wicked Club Crawl

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
  • Nullarbor Traveller

Best Tour Activity – Tasmania

  • Jump Tours
  • Under Down Under
  • Adventure Tours Australia
  • Tours Tasmania

Best Tour Activity – Western Australia

  • Skydive Australia – Rockingham
  • Aussie Wanderer Tours & Safaris
  • Adventure Tours Australia
  • Kimberley Wild Adventure Tours
  • Red Earth Safaris
  • Three Island Whale Shark Dive
  • Nullabor Traveller
  • Integrity Coachlines

Best Tour Activity – Victoria

  • Great Ocean Road Surf Tours
  • Wildlife Tours Australia
  • G Adventures
  • Bunyip Yours
  • Groovy Grape Tours

Best Accommodation – Northern Territory

  • Alice Lodge Backpackers
  • YHA Alice Springs
  • Melaleuca on Mitchell
  • YHA Darwin
  • Youth Shack

Best Accommodation – Queensland

  • Gilligans Backpacker Hotel & Resort
  • Emus Beach Resort
  • Bunk Backpackers
  • United Backpackers Port Douglas
  • Nomads Noosa
  • Carins YHA
  • Surfers Paradise Backpackers Resort
  • Magnums Airlie Beach
  • Dingos Backpacker Resort
  • Backpackers In Paradise
  • Base Airlie Beach
  • Base Magnetic Island
  • Rambutan Townsville
  • Islander Resort Hotel
  • Bungalow Bay Koala Village

Best Accommodation – South Australia

  • Port Lincoln YHA
  • Yha Adelaide
  • Port Elliot YHA
  • Adelaide’s Shakespeare Backpackers International Hostel
  • Hostel 109
  • Barossa Backpackers
  • Vivonne Bay Lodge, Kangaroo Island
  • Groovy Grape Tours

Best Accommodation – Tasmania

  • The Pickled Frog
  • Montacute Boutique Bunkhouse
  • Arthouse Backpackers
  • Bicheno Backpackers

Best Accommodation – Victoria

  • United Backpackers Melbourne
  • Base St Kilda
  • HabitatHQ
  • The Ritz for Backpackers
  • Urban central
  • Groovy Grape Tours
  • Greenhouse backpackers
  • Space Hotel
  • Bells Beach Backpackers

Best Accommodation – Western Australia

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

Best Accommodation – New South Wales

  • Air BNB
  • Big Hostel
  • Wake Up
  • Bounce Hostel
  • YHA backpackers Sydney Harbour
  • Base Kent Street Sydney
  • YHA Blue mountain katoomba

Best Accommodation – New Zealand

  • Haka Lodge
  • Pacific Coast Lodge & Backpackers
  • Copperbeech backpackers
  • Trek Global Backpackers
  • Base Auckland
  • Base Backpackers Queenstown
  • DownTown Backpackers
  • Adventure Queenstown Hostel
  • Ponsonby Backpackers
  • YHA NZ
  • Rainforest retreat
  • Tamaki Maori Village

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

Best Tour/Activity – New Zealand

  • N-ZONE NEW ZEALAND
  • Skydive Taupo
  • Haka Tours Ltd
  • Dolphin Seafaris
  • Shotover Canyon Swing
  • Canoe & Kayak Taupo
  • Mojo Surf NZ
  • Franz Josef Glacier Guides
  • Flying Kiwi Adventures
  • Taupo Bungy
  • AJ Hackett NZ
  • The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Best Transport – New Zealand

  • Hippie campers
  • Stray
  • Haka Tours
  • Kiwi Experience
  • Spaceships
  • Jucy

Best Travel Agent – New Zealand

  • STA Travel
  • Peterpans New Zealand
  • Flight Centre
  • Nelson I-Site
  • Happy Travels

Best Destination – New Zealand

  • Rotorua – Aotearoa
  • Great Lake Taupo
  • Queenstown
  • Tourism Bay of Plenty
  • Waitomo
  • Bay of islands

Best Visitor Attraction – New Zealand

  • Franz Josef Glacier Guides
  • Abel Tasman National Park
  • Skyline Tower- Queenstown
  • Lake Taupo
  • Bay of Islands
  • Tongariro National Park

Best Holiday Park – Australia

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

Best Airline – Australia

  • Jetstar Airways
  • Qantas
  • Virgin
  • Tiger
  • Rex

Best Online Travel Agent

  • Peter Pans Adventure Travel
  • Georgies Getaway
  • Xtreme Travel
  • fraserisland.com.au
  • Tournado
  • Uluru Adventures
  • Travel Freedom
  • STA Travel
  • One Stop Adventures
  • Georgie’s Getaway

Best Backpacker Night – Australia

  • Gilligans
  • Birdees
  • Full moon Down Under
  • X Base Backpackers – St Kilda
  • partyincairns.com
  • Turf Bar Under
  • Down Under Bar
  • Cheeky Monkeys
  • The Woolshed
  • Big night out
  • Bells Beach Backpackers
  • Wicked Club Crawl

Best Campervan – Australia

  • JUCY
  • Hippie Camper
  • Mighty Campers
  • Travellers Autobarn
  • Reloc8it
  • Spaceships
  • Wicked

Best Destination – Australia

  • Western Australia
  • Cairns
  • The Whitsundays
  • Noosa
  • Melbourne
  • Sydney
  • Gold coast
  • Tourism Central Australia
  • Tourism Northern Territories

Best Large Travel Agent – Australia

  • Backpacker by STA Travel
  • Peter Pans Adventure Travel
  • Flight Centre
  • Happy Travels
  • Backpacker World Travel
  • Greyhound Wicked Travel

Best Small/independent travel agent – Australia

  • Adventure Cairns And Beyond
  • Gilligans Travels
  • Friendly Backpacker travel melbourne
  • Crooked Compass
  • Lake 67
  • Duck Travel
  • Tropical Tour bookings
  • One Stop Adventures
  • Georgie’s Getaway

Best Transport – Australia

  • Integrity Coach Lines
  • Loka
  • Premier Transport Group
  • Greyhound
  • Spaceships

Best Visitor Attraction – Australia

  • The Great Barrier Reef
  • Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park
  • 12 Apostles, Great Ocean Road
  • Sydney Harbour
  • Kakadu
  • Fraser Island
  • Blue Mountains
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Daintree National Park
  • Koala Park on Magnetic Island

Best Technology, Services, Recruitment or Training provider

  • Visit Oz
  • Global Work and Travel
  • Taxback.com
  • Backpackers Buddy
  • Workstay.com.au
  • Hero Travel
  • Website Travel
  • Fruitpickingjobs.com.au
  • Workingholidayjobs.com.au
  • Travello App