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New Zealand Gap Year

New Zealand Gap Year: Work & Travel in New Zealand

Seeking the ultimate adrenaline thrill ride in some of the world's most spectacular surroundings? Then look no further, for New Zealand is known as the top gap year adventure destination for a very good reason! Vast stretches of unspoilt natural beauty are just waiting to be explored on your gap travels and nothing beats a leisurely tour round this extraordinary country. Hop on and off a bus and check out all of New Zealand's hidden secrets, laze on the beautiful beaches or dive in the clear blue waters. When you're well and truly chilled out, shake yourself up with some high-octane activities; plummet from a plane, bounce back from a bungee, or try a glacier trek for a full-on gap year high!

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Up to 12 months

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!

from £1,189

Up to 12 months

Our Oz, Kiwi & Fiji Explorer combines flexible travel passes in Australia and New Zealand with an amazing 8-day tour in Fiji!

from £1,989

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

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

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

Up to 12 months or longer

Head west across the globe and explore 5 fantastic countries. See the USA, New Zealand, Fiji, Australia and Thailand in one perfect round-the-world package! 

from £5,639