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
Up to 12 months from £2,5392539
Paid work + fun tours in Australia & New Zealand
Aged 18-30? Combine our Absolute Oz paid work package in Australia with an awesome 14-day tour along the stunning Aussie East Coast. Add in a 18-day tour in New Zealand to max out the fun!
Up to 12 months from £1,9291929
Hop on and off around Australia, New Zealand and Fiji!
Our Oz, Kiwi & Fiji Explorer combines flexible travel passes in Australia and New Zealand with an amazing 8-day tour in Fiji!
3 days from £309309
Explore the beautiful Whitsundays Islands
Discover the dreamy Whitsunday Islands on a spectacular 2-night liveaboard cruise!
Up to 12 months from £429429
A unique way to explore Australia’s incredible East Coast!
Have a unique travel experience on Australia’s East Coast with these awesome travel passes, valid for 12 months. Have adventures off the beaten track and book with an easy-to-use app!
7 days from £629629
Earn your PADI open water certificate
Spend 7 days in beautiful Cairns and earn your PADI Open Water certification in the incredible waters of the Great Barrier Reef!
Up to 12 months from £1,6391639
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!
Up to 12 months from £259259
Earn top dollar in Australia's Northern Territory!
Find paid work in Australia’s amazing Northern Territory and enjoy gorgeous landscapes, buzzing nightlife and incredible culture! Expect to earn a whopping AUD18-35 an hour!
10-14 weeks from £3,8993899
An awesome mini adventure around-the-world!
Choose our pocket-sized Mini Global 360 trip, the perfect round-the-world package packed with amazing trips in Thailand, Bali, Australia, New Zealand, and the USA!
4 months or longer from £5,8695869
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!
3 days from £279279
Explore the beating heart of authentic Australia
Discover the Aussie wilderness on this epic three-day tour into the Red Centre. Be awed by Uluru, camp under the stars and delve into the outback on this awesome Aussie adventure!