World's Top Boys' Trips

Bali’s most famous wave, Uluwatu is a dream destination for surfing enthusiasts, attracting countless bands of brothers from all over the globe.

Gold Coast

Boasting the moniker ‘Australia’s Playground’, the Gold Coast bustles with around-the-clock activity, 24 hours a day seven days a week.

While most popular drawcards cater to kids and families, many are specifically tailored to accommodate and entertain the male sex. Home to lively hubs like Surfers Paradise, Coolangatta and Broadbeach – which offer activities like paint balling, clay bird shooting, party boats, party buses, go karting, pub crawls and beach barbeques  the Gold Coast is Queensland’s ultimate destination for bachelor parties, boys’ clubs and birthday celebrations.

Plan Your Gold Coast Boys’ Trip

  • Flights to Gold Coast: Virgin Australia operates flights to Gold Coast daily, direct from Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, as well as Auckland.

Bali | Indonesia

Bintang, bikini babes and bungalowsBali and boys’ trips are synonymous. There’s something for holidaying fraternities of all persuasions and interests…

Kuta provides the perfect setting for debaucherya loud and frenetic tourism hotbed, dotted with cheap eateries, street vendors, inexpensive hotels and raucous clubs. The three idyllic atolls that make up Gili Islands offer the perfect setting for low-key escape, home to powdery white beaches, sparkling turquoise water, motorbike-free streets and sunsets worth sharing a beer over. Bali’s most famous wave, Uluwatu is a dream destination for surfing enthusiasts, attracting countless bands of brothers from all over the globe.

Plan Your Bali Boys’ Trip

  • Flights to Bali: Virgin Australia operates flights to Denpasar, direct from Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

Oahu | Hawaii

Despite being renowned as a honey-mooning paradise, Hawaii’s main island Oahu also packs a punch for guy’s-only getaways.

Adventure abounds at every turn with activities like windsurfing, parasailing, diving, hiking and mountain biking encouraged year-round. The world’s best surfing professionals can be witnessed taking on some of the world’s most challenging waves on the island’s North Shore. Action aficionados and history hounds can find inspiration and pay respect at Pearl Harbor’s poignant and powerful World War Two memorials. While Honolulu and Waikiki’s numerous sports bars, steak houses, grills and nightclubs make winding down with the boys easy and enjoyable.

Plan Your Oahu Boys’ Trip

  • Flights to Honolulu: Together with partner airline Hawaiian Airlines, Virgin Australia operates flights to Honolulu direct from Sydney.

Las Vegas | USA

It’s a no brainer… there's no better place in the world to engage in the rituals of manhood and male bonding than Las Vegas.

Buffets, steak houses and burger joints cater to the hungriest of men with out-of-the-world size proportions or all-you-can-eat menus. Sports bars speckle the city with big screens, bar stools, beer on tap and lively atmospheres. Convertible, muscle cars, limos and stretch hummer facilitate some serious cruising of The Strip.  Gentlemen’s clubs and burlesque bars cater to almost every whim and fantasy.  And pool parties, thrill rides, lingerie-clad waitresses, go-go dancers, gambling halls and golf courses can be found at every turn.

Plan Your Las Vegas Boys’ Trip

  • Flights to Las Vegas: Together with partner airlines Delta Air Lines, Virgin Australia operates flights to Las Vegas via LA from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.
Words by Alice Nash - Published 8 July 2013
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