Where better to go walkabout than Australia, the original gap year destination? Australia is full of gap travel adventures; learn to surf, dive or sail, camp under the stars, see weird and wonderful wildlife or get a job and live the urban Aussie dream in style. It's like a home-from-home but with sunshine, seriously stunning landscapes and adrenalin activities galore, perfect for first time travellers. With some of the best beaches in the world, cute koalas and jumping joeys, amazing nightlife, action-packed adventures with the chance to meet other like-minded young professional and student travellers. A trip to Australia, be it a for a couple of weeks or several months, really is the ultimate gap year experience!Australia Key Facts
4-8 weeks from £1,7491749
Wallaby a Volunteer in Oz?
Become a volunteer at an amazing Wildlife Park in Australia for a chance to get up close to wonderful wildlife such as kangaroos, wallabies and koalas!
Up to 12 months or longer from £2,3092309
Party in Thailand, work in Australia & tour New Zealand in one top trip!
Explore Thailand, Australia and New Zealand on our awesome Adventure, Work & Party programme. Enjoy a Thai Adventure, find paid work in Oz and tour New Zealand - don’t miss it!
Up to 12 months or longer from £4,2694269
Our multi-stop round the world adventure!
Our amazing Global 360 trip is packed with all our favourite programmes! Choose from two awesome round-the-world packages or design your own Global 360 and add in your dream destinations or activities.
Up to 12 months from £549549
Land a paid carpentry job Down Under with this paid work package!
If you are a qualified carpenter aged 18-30, find a paid carpentry job in Australia and expect to earn £10 to £20 an hour! Includes 1 week of fun in Sydney followed by a carpentry job trial and the opportunity for up to 6 months of paid carpentry work in Oz!
Up to 12 months from £1,3891389
Paid work in Australia + a fun 8-day tour in Fiji!
Aged 18-30? Head off on our paid work & travel combo adventure! Find a paid job with our Absolute Oz jobs package in Australia, followed by a fabulous 8 days of island exploration in Fiji!
Up to 12 months from £309309
Paid work for up to a year
A 5 day jobs and orientation package for 18-30 year olds, helping you to find work in Australia in no time! Get advice and the essential job support you'll need to secure an Aussie job. Typical wages are £10 to £15 an hour!
Up to 12 months from £1,3391339
A 12-day tour in beautiful Bali + paid work in Australia
Spend 12 days touring around beautiful Bali before settling into Aussie life with a week of fun activities and up to 12 months of awesome paid work. Have a blast Down Under!
Minimum 6 weeks; Maximum 12 months from £1,1391139
Hop on and off with a flexible travel pass in Australia and New Zealand
This trip combines our top two flexible travel passes, the Sydney to Cairns Travel Pass and Kiwi Discovery Pass. Discover the Australian East Coast and New Zealand at your own pace and hop on and off for amazing adventures abroad!
Up to 12 months from £1,1391139
Paid work in Australia + flexible travel in New Zealand
Earn money in Australia on our Absolute Oz Jobs paid work programme, which includes one week of exciting activities in Sydney. Hop across to New Zealand to enjoy fun, flexible travel with our Kiwi Discovery Pass!
10 days from £819819
Explore the great Aussie outback on a guided tour
Prepare yourself for a wild Australian adventure with this 10 day escapade around the Northern Territory. Camp under stars, check out Uluru and trek through the Australian Bush. You’ll become a true Aussie explorer!