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Workin' It Down Under

The Land Down Under, 'Straya' or Aus...whatever you want to call it, Australia is one big adventure. We could go on for days about the reasons to travel to Australia; even excluding the glorious weather, this huge country is packed full of wild adventures and  the famous Aussie lifestyle is envied all over the world.

Workin' it down under

One the main appeals of packing your bags and flying to Australia, is the famous Aussie lifestyle that's envied across the world. Impromptu beach barbies, catching the early morning surf, weekend road trips into the Outback and the infectious buzz of Australia's cities - it's no wonder that everyone wants to be workin’ it down under. Every city has it's own unique charm, from the roof top bars of Melbourne to the palm-lined promenades of Cairns.

How to get there

With international airports in each major city, Australia is well connected with the rest of the world. Sydney is the most popular destination to fly into, although Melbourne and Brisbane also have large airports welcoming tourists from all over the world. Brace yourself; it’s a long flight to Australia, but we work with top airlines to ensure that your journey is as comfortable as possible.
Fly to Australia from £529

Australia Adventure Tours

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Great Ocean Road West - 5 days
This might be a quick trip along the Great Ocean Road, but you’ll never feel rushed. Geared towards budget-conscious travellers looking to hit the highlights of the South Coast, this itinerary features lots of inclusions at a great price.
Fr £469
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East Coast Encompassed - 18 days
Rugged landscapes, crashing surf, and indigenous culture stretching back through time and beyond – Australia’s East Coast possesses a truly otherworldly allure.
Fr £2,199
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Brisbane to Cairns Experience - 10 days
If you hadn't already worked it out, Australia is BIG. For travellers long on ambition but short on time, this extensive and compact journey up the East Coast of Queensland is nothing short of ideal.
Fr £1,299
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Sydney & New South Wales

Sydney is Australia’s most iconic city. From the white arcs of the Opera House and the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, to the surfer's paradise of Bondi Beach, Sydney is one of a kind. Soak up Sydney's vibrant nightlife and bustling city surroundings, or head further out to explore endless golden coastlines, rolling valleys of vineyards, lush green forests and to hike the Blue Mountains.
Visit Sydney & New South Wales

Melbourne & Victoria

Victoria's regions are diverse and beautiful. Travel the world famous Great Ocean Road, see amazing Aussie wildlife on Phillip Island, walk in ancient rainforests. Melbourne is also a great place for art lovers, fashionistas, foodies, coffee drinkiers and Aussie Rules football. Use Melbourne as your base to explore the Great Ocean Road by campervan or by booking a self-drive trip.
Visit Melbourne and Victoria

The Northern Territory

Travel to the very heart of Australia and take a trip into the Outback. See majestic Uluru at sunset and dawn and sleep under the stars as you camp out in the red rock desert. Learn about Australia's aboriginal heritage and see nature at play with Kakadu's ancient rock art. The Outback is huge - spanning the Northern Territory and South Australia - and it's full of adventure.
Visit the Northern Territory

Cairns, Brisbane & Queensland

Introducing Queensland, Australia's epic sunshine state - from Brisbane's buzzing city scene to the natural beauty of Fraser Island, Queensland pretty much covers everything you need to experience the best of Australia and more. Go snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef, sail the Whitsundays or learn to surf at Surfer's Paradise!
Visit Queensland

Adelaide & South Australia

Commonly known as ‘Radelaide’, the ‘City of Churches’, and the ‘Festival State’, Adelaide is one of Australia’s more unusual cities. With a slightly slower pace of living, Adelaide is about as relaxed as it gets. Relax on the beach or soak up the chilled vibes on Jetty Road. Just an hour north of Adelaide lays the famous Barossa Valley, a wine region producing some of Australia’s finest wines.
Visit South Australia

Western Australia

Did you know Perth has 19 beaches? or that you could head on a guided tour of some of Australia's finest wildlife parks? With so much more to do that simply basking in the sunshine, Western Australia pretty much has you covered when it comes to going on a great Aussie adventure.
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Plan your Australia trip

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Working Holiday Packages
Experience the Aussie lifestyle first hand by working Down Under. With our range of working holiday packs, we do the hard stuff for you so you can spend your time getting excited for the big adventure.
Campervan Hire
Hire a camper and hit the road. Travelling Australia by camper is an experience like no other - get off-the-beaten track and discover hidden gems, set up camp under the stars and travel at your own pace.
Campers From £20 Per Day
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Hop-on Hop-off Bus Passes
In a country as vast as Australia, a bus journey becomes an unforgettable part of your holiday experience. Travel on some of the world's most incredible overland routes with our Australian hop-on-hop-off passes.
Australia Hotels and Hostels
From budget backpacker hostels in Sydney and Melbourne to beachside hotels in Perth and Cairns, we've got heaps of accommodation options in Australia to suit all budgets and travellers.

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