Work in Sydney
The perfect start to life in Sydney
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Group Size: Max 22
Trip code: WTSD
Duration: Up to 12 months
We have everything you need to make your Australian adventure unforgettable. After a week of exploring spectacular Sydney and its surrounding area, we’ll help you get set up on your Aussie Working Holiday. You’ll make new friends on nights out and at BBQs, take a surf lesson and spot dolphins on a cruise. Explore endless opportunities with a 1:1 job support meeting, discussing everything from your skills and CV to sorting future accommodation. We’ll also set you up with your bank account, phone number and Tax File Number so you can focus on enjoying Down Under.
- Get set up for your Australian Working Holiday with a 1-to-1 advice session
- Access to a huge jobs database
- Explore Sydney's iconic sights
- Enjoy a surf lesson
- Spot dolphins on a Jervis Bay cruise
Day 1: Welcome to Sydney! We will take you to the hostel with an included airport transfer so you can focus on getting excited for your week of fun in the sun.
Day 2: Explore Sydney. This morning you will meet your guide and new group of friends. We’ll help you get set up with your Aussie bank account, phone number and Tax File Number before heading off to explore the sights of Sydney. Tonight, we’ll enjoy a delicious welcome dinner together.
Day 3: Aboriginal Tour & Cocktail Making. We’ll begin the day learning about Australia’s important history with an exclusive Aboriginal Cultural Tour. We’ll mix the touristy spots with exploring off-the-beaten-track. Enjoy a cocktail-making class and discover a local street food market!
Day 4: Surf lesson. Say goodbye to the city today as we road trip to Australia’s first National Park! After soaking up the natural beauty, it’s time to journey to an epic surf camp where we will spend the night. Test out your surf skills with a lesson in the waves before watching a memorable sunset.
Day 5: Jervis Bay. Today is one you will never forget! As we adventure to Jervis Bay, renowned for the whitest sand in the world, we’ll enjoy a magical dolphin cruise.
Day 6: Work Presentation & Bondi Beach. This is a great opportunity to start thinking about your future Down Under. Learn more about working and travelling in Australia with a comprehensive presentation and start making your dreams of your new life a reality. Tick Bondi Beach off your bucket list this afternoon!
Day 7: Personal job session & night out. Talk about everything from employment opportunities, future travel plans and accommodation options with our local team in a 1-to-1 job support session. Celebrate in style as we check out Sydney’s iconic nightlife tonight.
Day 8: BBQ and start of your working adventure Crack open a cold beer and cheers to an incredible week coming to an end. Feast with a rooftop barbecue, look across Sydney and get excited about your new life in Australia - it’s only just beginning!
The Job Search
After your first 8 days exploring Sydney and surrounding areas, you can begin focusing on securing your new job Down Under. On the tour, you will have received a thorough ‘Work in Oz’ presentation from your group leader. They will offer one-to-one advice on your CV and interview skills and make sure you feel prepared to find the perfect job. The local team will also ensure that you have an Australian bank account, Australian SIM card and Tax File Numbersorted too.
Throughout your time in Australia, our job offices have friendly staff who are dedicated to supporting you. If you have specific training or qualifications that need completing for jobs, they can explain what is needed and book you onto any courses. You will also have unlimited access to a jobs board, where amazing opportunities are posted daily.
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Most expensive: £1,358 October, 2023
You can arrive at any time on Day 1 of your itinerary as there are no planned activities for this day. You will receive the included airport transfer no matter what time you arrive. We will take you to the hostel where you can settle in.
7 nights of accommodation are included in this trip. 6 nights will be spent at a centrally located hostel in Sydney - the ideal place for exploring the city. You will be sleeping in mixed dorm-style rooms. On the 4th night, you will be staying at a surf camp.
This trip includes 1 breakfast, 3 lunches and 3 dinners. The remainder of the meals will need to be bought yourself which is a great opportunity to explore local spots in the city.
You will need a Working Holiday Visa (WHV) in order to do this trip and work in Australia. It is available to those aged 18 - 35 from the UK (and certain other nations) valid for up to 12 months. You will need to apply for a WHV before you arrive in Australia, please select the + Visa option should you wish Gap 360 to apply on your behalf.
If you do not want to work in Australia and just visit as a tourist, then check out our Sydney & Jervis Bay tour.