Australasia is the original gap-year destination, a home-from-home down under with year-round sunshine and adrenalin adventures galore! You can learn to sail, surf or swim with sharks in Australia, go walkabout in the outback, ski or skydive in New Zealand, or island-hop in a Fijian paradise. Get a paid job, have a barbie on the beach, dive among stunning coral reefs or go bungee barmy in hobbit country for an Australasian gap year high! Whether you're looking for thrills and spills adventure, cosmopolitan cities or the ultimate island paradise, Australasia has them all - it's the gap year to end all gap years!
Up to 12 months
Paid work + flexible travel in Australia and New Zealand
Aged 18-30? This trip combines our Absolute Oz Jobs paid work programme in Australia with fantastic flexible travel passes in Australia and New Zealand! You could earn between £10 to £15 an hour, and then spend that cash exploring these beautiful countries - Perfect!
4 months or longer
An epic round-the-world adventure of a lifetime!
Tick off four continents on this unforgettable globe-trotting experience! Look after wildlife in South Africa, get adventurous in Thailand, go beach-hunting in Australia, explore stunning landscapes in New Zealand and enjoy an unforgettable American road trip – all in one incredible package!
20 weeks or longer
Become the ultimate explorer!
Travel the whole world with this incredible package trip! Tick off South Africa, Thailand, Singapore, Bali, Australia, New Zealand, USA, and Brazil - you’ll have seen and done it all!
Spend 3 days diving in the Great Barrier Reef!
Live on board a gorgeous cruise vessel and explore exclusive dive spots in the Outer Great Barrier Reef. See breathtaking underwater architecture and vibrant marine life with up to 11 dives in this spectacular location. Includes two enchanting night dives!
Self drive 4x4 camping adventure
Get behind the wheel on this fantastic 4-wheel tag along trip discovering the sights of Fraser Island and Rainbow Beach! Meet exciting like-minded travellers and have an awesome adventure on perfect Fraser Island.