Australia Working Holiday & Gap Year

// PLANNING A WORKING HOLIDAY?

// PLANNING A WORKING HOLIDAY?

Australia has it all. With it’s beautiful and diverse landscapes, friendly locals, unique culture and history and endless opportunities for adventure and fun, it’s clear to see why The Land Down Under is one of the world’s most popular destinations for gap year travellers, with over 200,000 working holiday makers arriving each year! Whether you’ve just finished studying, want to take a break in between studying or craving an adventure, Australia is the perfect place to take your gap year.

Australia has it all. With it’s beautiful and diverse landscapes, friendly locals, unique culture and history and endless opportunities for adventure and fun, it’s clear to see why The Land Down Under is one of the world’s most popular destinations for gap year travellers, with over 200,000 working holiday makers arriving each year! Whether you’ve just finished studying, want to take a break in between studying or craving an adventure, Australia is the perfect place to take your gap year.

Work and earn in Australia on your working holiday

WORK & EARN

Your Working Holiday visa allows you to work and travel in Australia for up to a year (and can be extended by another 12 months when you complete the necessary regional work) so you can gain valuable work experience and earn enough money to help fund your travel adventures! There are lots of jobs available to working holiday makers in Australia in the cities and regionally in various industries including hospitality, retail, construction and farm work.

Lifelong-memories

MAKE LIFELONG MEMORIES

A gap year in Australia is an opportunity not to be missed! Whether you want to travel the Aussie East Coast, road trip through Outback Australia, work at a resort on a remote island, experience city life, go diving in the Great Barrier Reef, cuddle a koala, do a skydive or come up close with a Quokka (the world’s happiest animal!), you can make your Aussie dream a reality on your gap year Down Under. Seize the opportunity and make incredible lifelong memories – there’s no better time than now!

New-Mates

NEW FRIENDS, NEW ADVENTURES

Australia is one of the most popular destinations for gap year and working holiday makers, with over 20 nationalities eligible to apply for the WHV, and the perfect country to meet fellow travellers! The beauty of meeting people travelling is that you always have at least one thing in common…a passion for travel! When you’re travelling, your new mates become your travel family – the majority of our arrivals land in Australia alone, and leave with friends for life.

LIFE SKILLS

A year abroad in Australia is great way to gain new life experiences. Not only will you get to experience Aussie culture and living in a different country, you’ll also meet travellers from all walks of life. A working holiday in Australia will teach you how to be self sufficient, how to budget and provide you with valuable organisation and planning skills! Get ready to go home with amazing travel stories, new mates from all over the world and a whole new set of life skills!

// WHY AUSTRALIA?

There’s nowhere else quite like Australia. There are six states and two territories to discover in addition to natural wonders, 10,685 beaches, rainforests, reefs, unique wildlife and “the Outback”. Australia’s incredible size and vastness offers endless adventure and something for every type of traveller, whether you’re planning to travel off the beaten track, experience working in an Aussie city, hit the many stunning beaches along Australia’s beautiful coastline or get up close with Aussie wildlife.

// WHY AUSTRALIA?

There’s nowhere else quite like Australia. There are six states and two territories to discover in addition to natural wonders, 10,685 beaches, rainforests, reefs, unique wildlife and “the Outback”. Australia’s incredible size and vastness offers endless adventure and something for every type of traveller, whether you’re planning to travel off the beaten track, experience working in an Aussie city, hit the many stunning beaches along Australia’s beautiful coastline or get up close with Aussie wildlife.

NATURAL WONDERS & ICONS

Go diving in the Great Barrier Reef, visit the sacred site of Uluru and learn about Aboriginal culture, 4WD on Fraser Island, visit Australia’s famous pink lakes, see the iconic Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Wherever you choose to travel in Oz, you’ll find breathtaking natural scenery and iconic landmarks.

Did you know, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is the largest living structure on earth!

AUSSIE WILDLIFE

From cuddly and cute, to fascinating and extraordinary, Australia is home to some of the most interesting and unique wildlife in the world. There are countless opportunities to see Australian wildlife in their natural habitat and sometimes even get up close to them! Cuddle a koala, swim with whale sharks, get a selfie with a friendly quokka and meet beautiful rainbow lorikeets.

Did you know? Australia is home to more kangaroos than people!

AUSTRALIAN BEACHES

There’s no question about it…Australia has some of the most incredible beaches in the world! Find the world’s whitest sand on the East Coast of Australia, swim out to the Ningaloo reef just metres from shore, discover hidden harbour beaches in Sydney and learn to surf at some of the best surf beaches in the world.

Did you know, Australia is home to 10,685 beaches! You could visit a new beach every day for over 29 years!

UltimateOz Gap Year - Australia Travel Experts

ICONIC CITIES

Aussie cities are wonderfully unique; From Sydney’s iconic landmarks and beautiful coastline, Melbourne’s street art and vibrant nightlife to sun-soaked Perth, adventure-filled vibes in Cairns and relaxed city life in Brisbane, there’s something for everyone. Which city will you fall in love with?

Did you know, More than 85% of Australians live within 50km of the coastline and the beach!

NATURAL WONDERS & ICONS

Go diving in the Great Barrier Reef, visit the sacred site of Uluru and learn about Aboriginal culture, 4WD on Fraser Island, visit Australia’s famous pink lakes, see the iconic Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Wherever you choose to travel in Oz, you’ll find breathtaking natural scenery and iconic landmarks.

Did you know, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is the largest living structure on earth!

AUSSIE WILDLIFE

From cuddly and cute, to fascinating and extraordinary, Australia is home to some of the most interesting and unique wildlife in the world. There are countless opportunities to see Australian wildlife in their natural habitat and sometimes even get up close to them! Cuddle a koala, swim with whale sharks, get a selfie with a friendly quokka and meet beautiful rainbow lorikeets.

Did you know? Australia is home to more kangaroos than people!

AUSTRALIAN BEACHES

There’s no question about it…Australia has some of the most incredible beaches in the world! Find the world’s whitest sand on the East Coast of Australia, swim out to the Ningaloo reef just metres from shore, discover hidden harbour beaches in Sydney and learn to surf at some of the best surf beaches in the world.

Did you know, Australia is home to 10,685 beaches! You could visit a new beach every day for over 29 years!

UltimateOz Gap Year - Australia Travel Experts

ICONIC CITIES

Aussie cities are wonderfully unique; From Sydney’s iconic landmarks and beautiful coastline, Melbourne’s street art and vibrant nightlife to sun-soaked Perth, adventure-filled vibes in Cairns and relaxed city life in Brisbane, there’s something for everyone. Which city will you fall in love with?

Did you know, More than 85% of Australians live within 50km of the coastline and the beach!

// ENDLESS TRAVEL ADVENTURES

Make the most of the ‘holiday’ part of your working holiday by travelling around this incredible country. The East Coast is a must-do for all backpackers – it’s a pilgrimage to the very best beaches and party towns that Australia has to offer.

Heading north from Sydney you’ll stop at the surf and hippie paradise of Byron Bay, spot dingos on Fraser Island, sail around the breathtaking Whitsunday Islands and finish your trip by finding Nemo on the Great Barrier Reef.

Fancy something a little bit off the beaten track? No worries, mate! How about a crocodile safari in the Northern Territory? Or you could watch what we think might be the most beautiful sunrise on the planet at Uluru! Need a break from all that sun? Head to Thredbo during winter time to shred some powder on the slopes of one of Australia’s best ski resorts. And yes, you read that right – you can ski in Australia! Whatever kind of adventure you’re looking for Australia has got you covered! You’ll have plenty of opportunity to discover all of these places and more whilst you work and travel in the land down under.

// ENDLESS TRAVEL ADVENTURES

Make the most of the ‘holiday’ part of your working holiday by travelling around this incredible country. The East Coast is a must-do for all backpackers – it’s a pilgrimage to the very best beaches and party towns that Australia has to offer.

Heading north from Sydney you’ll stop at the surf and hippie paradise of Byron Bay, spot dingos on Fraser Island, sail around the breathtaking Whitsunday Islands and finish your trip by finding Nemo on the Great Barrier Reef.

Fancy something a little bit off the beaten track? No worries, mate! How about a crocodile safari in the Northern Territory? Or you could watch what we think might be the most beautiful sunrise on the planet at Uluru! Need a break from all that sun? Head to Thredbo during winter time to shred some powder on the slopes of one of Australia’s best ski resorts. And yes, you read that right – you can ski in Australia! Whatever kind of adventure you’re looking for Australia has got you covered! You’ll have plenty of opportunity to discover all of these places and more whilst you work and travel in the land down under.

// AN INDIGENOUS LAND

Australia is an ancient land with a unique history and a modern heritage.

Australia’s first inhabitants, the Aboriginal people are believed to have arrived in Australia by boat between 50,000 – 60,000 years ago.  Australia’s Aboriginal people have the oldest continuous culture on Earth, and share a deep spiritual connection with their land and the belief of ‘Dreaming’ or ‘Tjukurrpa’. Dreaming stories are told through song, dance, painting and storytelling and describe the journeys of spiritual ancestors.

The are many opportunities in Australia to discover and learn about the history of indigenous people of Australia, in particular in Northern Australia. Travel to Kakadu National Park, home to Aboriginal rock art dating back 20,000 years and visit Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to see sacred rock formations and Indigenous ceremony sites. Our 8-day UltimateOz Gap year package takes us to the sacred site of Woromi Conservation Lands, 3 hours North of Sydney.

  • ABORIGINAL ROCK ART

    Aboriginal Rock art created over 20,000 years ago – Kakadu National Park, NT

  • ULURU

    Uluru, one of the great natural wonders of the world – World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

  • ABORIGINAL CULTURE

    Experience Aboriginal culture in Northern Queensland – Yirrganydji (Irukandji) people, QLD

  • WOROMI CONSERVATION LANDS

    Visit the Woromi sand dunes and learn about The Woromi people, traditional owners of this land.

// AN INDIGENOUS LAND

Australia is an ancient land with a unique history and a modern heritage.

Australia’s first inhabitants, the Aboriginal people are believed to have arrived in Australia by boat between 50,000 – 60,000 years ago.  Australia’s Aboriginal people have the oldest continuous culture on Earth, and share a deep spiritual connection with their land and the belief of ‘Dreaming’ or ‘Tjukurrpa’. Dreaming stories are told through song, dance, painting and storytelling and describe the journeys of spiritual ancestors.

The are many opportunities in Australia to discover and learn about the history of indigenous people of Australia, in particular in Northern Australia. Travel to Kakadu National Park, home to Aboriginal rock art dating back 20,000 years and visit Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to see sacred rock formations and Indigenous ceremony sites. Our 8-day UltimateOz Gap year package takes us to the sacred site of Woromi Conservation Lands, 3 hours North of Sydney.

  • ABORIGINAL ROCK ART

    Aboriginal Rock art created over 20,000 years ago – Kakadu National Park, NT

  • ULURU

    Uluru, one of the great natural wonders of the world – World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

  • ABORIGINAL CULTURE

    Experience Aboriginal culture in Northern Queensland – Yirrganydji (Irukandji) people, QLD

  • WOROMI CONSERVATION LANDS

    Visit the Woromi sand dunes and learn about The Woromi people, traditional owners of this land.

// WORK IN AUSTRALIA

Your working holiday visa allows you to work in Australia for up to 12 months. Read more info on WHV options in Australia here. There are lots of jobs available to backpackers travelling Down Under in a variety of industries and as wages in Australia are high, you’ll be able to earn money to help fund your travels.

REGIONAL WORK

Fruit Picking / Packing / Farm

HOSPITALITY

Bar/Restaurant/Cafes/Hotels

AU PAIR / NANNY

Live-in / Live-out Au Pair Work

CUSTOMER SERVICE / SALES

Fundraising / Office / Admin Roles

CONSTRUCTION

Labouring / Traffic Control / Trades

// WORK IN AUSTRALIA

Your working holiday visa allows you to work in Australia for up to 12 months. Read more info on WHV options in Australia here. There are lots of jobs available to backpackers travelling Down Under in a variety of industries and as wages in Australia are high, you’ll be able to earn money to help fund your travels.

REGIONAL WORK

Fruit Picking / Packing / Farm

HOSPITALITY

Bar/Restaurant/Cafes/Hotels

AU PAIR / NANNY

Live-in / Live-out Au Pair Work

CUSTOMER SERVICE / SALES

Fundraising / Office / Admin Roles

CONSTRUCTION

Labouring / Traffic Control / Trades

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Booking 6 weeks in advance? Secure a spot on your chosen departure date with a 20% deposit today! Just enter promo code 'DEPOSIT' when you book!

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OFFERS & PROMOS

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8 DAY / 7 NIGHT ULTIMATE GUIDED TOUR 

20% DEPOSIT

Booking 6 weeks in advance? Secure a spot on your chosen departure date with a 20% deposit today! Just enter promo code 'DEPOSIT' when you book!

OFFERS & PROMOS

Booking two Ultimate Tours? Use promo code 'ULTIMATECOMBO' when you book for $50 off your booking!

ESSENTIAL BOOKING INFORMATION

The Ultimate East Coast: 3 week explorer package starts in Sydney on Thursdays and ends in Cairns.

 

Please be aware that when travelling over peak periods such as Christmas/ New Years and local festivals some activities and accommodation are subject to higher rates. Please check in with us to confirm any extra charges for those times.

BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS

If your start date is more than 6 weeks away, you can secure your spot by paying a deposit. Simply select the ‘deposit’ option when you check out. We’ll hold you a spot on your chosen start date and send you a link to pay the remaining amount.

The balance must be paid in full at least 6 weeks prior to your tour start date. If you are booking within 6 weeks of your start date the deposit option is not available.

CHECK AVAILABILITY & BOOK NOW

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Booking 6 weeks in advance? Secure a spot on your chosen departure date with a 20% deposit today! Just enter promo code 'DEPOSIT' when you book!

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OFFERS & PROMOS

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