Welcome to Backpacker Operators Association NSW

Welcome to the BOA NSW website. BOA is the industry association for businesses in the backpacker industry. Our website is designed to provide members with useful resources and information.

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Upcoming Events

Sun Mar 22 @ 2:00PM - 05:00PM
Byron Bay BOA Mystery Event
Wed Mar 25 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
BOA Cricket Match
Fri Mar 27 @ 6:00PM -
BOA Annual Ball



Are you looking for a backpacker hostel or travel or tour operator?
See the list of current members of BOA. To be a member, these companies are required to provide a copy of their public liability insurance cover and proof of compliance with industry regulations, and abide to BOA's Code of Practice.

Do you want to start a backpacker business?

Click here to view the BOA draft Tourism Industry Plan


Backpacking in NSW


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