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There’s always something happening with Kangaroo Bus Lines! Keep up with our latest events and news updates, and check out our handy travel tips to make your next trip run smoothly.

The task of organising a day trip for a group of people with varying expectations can be a daunting one.  We’ve put together 5 easy steps to follow to make the process simple, hassle free and even enjoyable.  This means you can rest assured that your group can sit back, relax and get the most out of their day!

STEP 1: Set a budget

Before getting into the finer details of planning your day you need to set a realistic budget.   It’s no good planning an amazing day traversing the countryside and enjoying fine dining when you end up with...

For those of you who have been our valued customers, clients, fans, and friends since the beginning, we want to say THANK YOU for sticking by us throughout all our changes and growth in the past 35+ years.

In the name of ‘modernising’ and our mission for constant improvement, we’ve undergone a bit of a brand refresh.  Don’t worry, all of those values you’ve come to expect and appreciate are still a major part of who we are: they’re just better represented with a revamped and cleaner look that we hope you’ll love as much as we do.

Our General Manager Darren Webster said it...

Whether you are a member of a community group, special interest group, or just looking for a staff tour with a difference, we’ve compiled a list of the Sunshine Coast best kept secrets to keep in mind when planning your next day tour.

Reasonably new to the coast, we’ve discovered a cruise with a difference on board Larc About, Caloundra’s very own amphibious environmental tour.  Perfect for smaller groups, this cruise/tour will take you out into the Pumicestone Passage where you will discover the history, flora and fauna that abounds in this region. Catering for the...

Your child’s Educational Tour is fast approaching and you are starting to stress as you have no idea where to start with the packing!  Look no further, we have put together some practical guidelines for parents to ensure your child gets the most out of their touring experience with Kangaroo Bus Lines.

On the Coach:

All Kangaroo Bus Lines coaches have overhead luggage racks on board.  It’s handy to pack a small backpack to take on tour with some essential items to make the coach ride as comfortable as possible.  The backpack can then be used for day...

So you’ve probably got a travel ‘bucket list’ as long as your arm and topping the list are things like relaxing in an over water bungalow in Bora Bora or hot air ballooning over the Serengeti.  Well, these things would be amazing I admit, but what about experiencing something truly Australian; something right in your own backyard; something over 6000 people travel from all over the world to visit each year,  the annual Birdsville Races!

Situated in the heart of the Queensland Outback, the remote township of Birdsville is found  on the edge of the Simpson Desert and is located 175km...

One: “If you want to see the ‘real’ outback you need to visit Central Australia”

There’s no need to travel to Central Australia when you can experience all that the Aussie Outback has to offer in your backyard.  Most teachers are surprised to learn just how much students can benefit from experiencing Outback Queensland. Students can discover Aboriginal heritage and culture at the Wanpa-rda Matilda Outback Education Centre in Barcaldine or explore the history of Australia’s leading national airline, Qantas, by visiting the amazing,...