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Australia Gap Year

Australia Gap Year: Travel & work in Australia with Gap 360

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

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!

from £1,739

Up to 12 months

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!

from £259

10-14 weeks

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!

from £3,699

4 months or longer

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!

from £5,799

6 or 11 months

Become a ‘gappie’ assistant in an Australian boarding school. Spend 6 months or more gaining amazing work experience abroad and discover Australia at the same time! You could expect to earn between AUD75 to AUD200 a week PLUS enjoy all-inclusive accomodation and meals during term time! 

from £1,459

3 days

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!

from £329

20 weeks or longer

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!

from £6,259

3 days

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!

from £539

6 days

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.

from £369

5 days

Saddle up into a five day saddle-school special, riding through a ranch-full of intensive horsemanship skills as you bond with your trusty steed and learn about the outback cowboy life.

from £519