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Australasia Travel Guide

Yep, we might refer to it as Down Under, but Australia's sandy beaches and New Zealand's mountain peaks are more like the heights of travel Nirvana. And with the capability for British citizens to work and live in Australia and New Zealand for up to two years, what's stopping you?

What we love in Australasia

Person walking with large backpack Uluru in Australia
An obvious choice, sure. But what a view. Sign up to a Champagne sunrise bundle and do the most.
Mountains with snowy tops Milford Sound in New Zealand
A stunning ocean inlet flanked by towering rock faces brings you the ultimate Instagram opportunity.
Turtle Great Barrier Reef
Opt to head snorkel first to explore the threatened diversity of the incredible Barrier Reef.

Getting around Australasia

Sydney bridge

Cheap flights to Australasia

Cheap flights to Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa and Tonga.
Campervan on the beach

Campervan hire in Australia & New Zealand

A road trip in Oz or New Zealand is practically a rite of passage, and what better way to see them than in a funky travelling home? You'll have the freedom to go where you want to go, stop where you want to stop, spend extra days at the places you like and skip by the ones you don't. Plus, you'll save heaps on accommodation.
2 friends cycling on the beach

Stray bus passes in Australia

Stray's Freestyle Travel network allows you to keep your plans loose and travel at your own pace. Found somewhere you don't want to leave? Hop off and extend your stay, then hop back on and join the next tour coming through. As well as covering Australia's must-do hot spots, Stray will take you on an adventure further off the beaten track into small communities and beautiful places not mentioned in your guide book.
Waterfall in Cairns

Greyhound bus passes in Australia

Greyhound's extensive coach network has over 180 stops, so you can give it a pretty good go! And, with flexible travel passes, free on-board Wi-Fi and online seat selection, getting from A to B is fuss-free. We recommend 120 days to travel Greyhound's full 11,000 km network but there are endless options for shorter trips too.

Top destinations in Australasia

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Best tours in Australasia

Trekking through the mountains in Queenstown

New Zealand South Island

Wellington > Abel Tasman National Park > Westport > Franz Josef > Queenstown > Te Anau > Central Otago > Wedderburn > Christchurch > Kaikoura > Wellington

Immerse yourself fully in New Zealand’s awesome, unforgettable scenery on this 16-day tour of the South Island.
16 days
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A waterfall in Cairns

Queensland Adventure: Rainforests and Waterfalls

Cairns > Cape Tribulation > Yungaburra > Cairns

Explore pristine coastal rainforests, swim beneath beautiful waterfalls, travel through the stunning scenery of the Atherton Tablelands.
3 days
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