- Ultimate Tour Guide
- Airport arrival transfer
- 7 nights’ Accommodation at Sydney best Hostel
- Welcome Gap Year Orientation
- Guided Sydney City Walk
- Welcome Hostel Dinner
- Work & Travel Information Session
- Private Sydney Catamaran Cruise (incl BBQ)
- Return Transfer to UltimateOz Basecamp
- 4WD through the Worimi Conservation Lands
- Sandboard down the Stockton Bight Dunes
- Mt Tomaree Bush Hike & Lookout
- Interact with Australian Wildlife.
- Beach Evening & Stargazing
- Port Stephens Dolphin Cruise
- Experience Sydney nightlife.
- Coastal Beach Walk
- Visit Bondi Beach
- 12 Month Jobs Support
- 3 x Dinners, 2 x Breakfast, 1 x Lunch
- SIM Card Activation
- Tax File Number & Australian Bank Account setup
- 12 Month Mail Holding Service
- Free Wifi and computer access at Ultimate HQ
- Ongoing support from the Ultimate Crew
We recommend a travel budget of approx $20-$30/ day for meals when not included in the itinerary.
BEFORE THE TOUR
When you arrive catch your transfer from the airport directly to your hostel, located right in the centre of the city. Everything is pre-arranged so your check-in will be quick & easy. UltimateOz Gap Year starts on Mondays throughout the year with additional start dates between September and March.
All departures are guaranteed! Trips do book out quickly so secure your start date with a deposit today or get in touch for help planning your trip!
WHERE WE STAY
Your UltimateOz Australia Gap Year package includes your first 7 nights' accommodation in Sydney.
We spend 5-nights total at WakeUp! hostel, voted Sydney's best backpacker hostel and 2-nights in dorm share cabins at UltimateOz basecamp, located 5 minutes from the beach and home to Aussie wildlife such as kangaroos, cockatoos and koalas.
Accommodation is based on 6-10 bed shared dorm arrangements. Upgrades to private rooms are available during our city stay.
Keen to stay in Sydney? Extra nights at WakeUp! hostel can be selected when you book online.
YOUR GUIDE & CREW
Our awesome UltimateOz Gap Year guides will show you the best time! They will show you around Sydney, guide your group activities and will be there to provide you with any support you may need throughout the week, as well as handy Aussie travel and work tips! Our guides are professional, experienced and first-aid trained.
At Ultimate, we live and breathe travel! Our crew are experts in Australia travel and are here to support you throughout your time in Oz!
GAP YEAR ESSENTIALS
Your UltimateOz Australia Gap Year package includes a 12-months membership to Travellers At Work, our in-house recruitment agency, voted Australia’s best backpacker job service. We connect employers and job seekers making sure every job we post is a genuine position suitable for working holidaymakers.
Get started before you arrive! Write your CV, browse jobs online from anywhere and easily apply even on your phone or tablet. Set up your profile and be found by employers on short notice.
Talk to our recruitment experts to get help with writing your CV, advice on second-year visa jobs or necessary certificates and any other questions you may have.
AUSSIE BANK ACCOUNT & TAX FILE NUMBER
We’ll help you open your Australian bank account from home so your bank card will be ready to collect when you arrive! You'll need a Tax File Number to legally work in Australia. We’ll take care of the application so you don't have to worry about the paperwork.
12-MONTH MAIL SERVICE
We’ll provide you with a fixed address for your time in Australia. Your mail will be scanned so you can easily access it online – anytime and anywhere.
We’ll organise your Australian mobile SIM (any size), with a range of cheap prepaid plans available.
At the end of your time in Australia, we’ll help you claim a tax refund, which could be worth thousands.
If eligible, we’ll help you apply for Medicare so you get discounted / free healthcare whilst in Australia.
TRAINING COURSE DISCOUNTS
For most hospitality work in Australia it’s a legal requirement to have a RSA Certificate (Responsible Service of Alcohol). UltimateOz can help you book your RSA and any other training courses you may wish to book including Bar skills, Cocktail skills, White card (construction work) and more. We’re part of a Registered Training Organisation and offer discounts on all other courses.
HOW TO BOOK
To book UltimateOz Australia Gap Year, select your chosen departure date and any optional extras you would like to book. We'll send you a booking confirmation as well as important information about your tour.
If you have a travel date in mind but you're not ready to pay in full, you can secure your spot with a 20% deposit.
FLIGHTS, INSURANCE & VISA INFO
Flights to Sydney are not included. Compare flight prices here.
We recommend booking your flights to arrive into Sydney on Sunday, so you'll be ready for the tour to start on Monday morning. Arriving later? No worries! Your arrival transfer can be organised for any incoming flight.
Travel insurance is not included. Get a quote from our recommended travel insurance partners here.
ESSENTIAL BOOKING INFORMATION
UltimateOz Australia Gap Year starts in Sydney on Mondays at 11.30am and ends in Sydney on the following Sunday afternoon. Extra nights can be selected when you book online. Read our full booking terms and conditions here.
Find out more about Australian Working Holidays here.
OPEN DATED BOOKINGS
Book open dated when you have not decided on a tour date yet, but want to confirm your travel plans and secure a price. Once you have booked open dated, you can book on any available start date of your choosing, subject to availability.