The company was founded by Kevin Walker and Rachel Nguyen in April 2016 when they decided that the time had come to leave the ‘Rat race’ of working long hours in office jobs in Auckland, New Zealand to follow their dream of starting a backpacker travel company.

Grabatour Travel offers Epic Group Adventure Tours for Young Adults 18 to 39 in Southeast Asia and Australia. 18-to-Thirty somethings Tours maximize time and money by squeezing the most out of a destination. This ain’t your typical big-bus tour, though. Small groups, insider access, and personal freedom to follow the whim of the moment are the order of the day, every day.

Fast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down

Our trips are perfect for young solo/first-time travellers and a group of mates 18-to-39-year-olds

We are dedicated to supporting the local environment, economy and people in the areas we visit


We are dedicated to supporting the local environment, economy and people in the areas we visit. We’re big nature-lovers and only work with companies who share our core values. We don’t ride elephants, and don’t visit tiger temples.



Each Grabatour group is accompanied by an awesome, experienced English-speaking Leader, who comes with expert knowledge and invaluable insight!



All of the activities, accommodations, some meals and even domestic airfares in our itineraries are included in the tour price. So you just need to chip some cash for some other meals and drinks. Guaranteed!

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No matter what type of travel you’re planning: a vacation, gap year, work and travel or backpacking trips in Southeast Asia or Australia, we’ll make sure you always have an exceptional experience.

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