Australia

Destination Guide

Australia is one big adventure. So big, we recommend you stay for a while. Spend your gap year in Australia with our unmissable work starter packs, cheap flights to Australia and awesome adventure tours and live the Aussie lifestyle - surf before work, spot Aussie wildlife in spectacular natural settings, dive the Great Barrier Reef and meet like-minded backpackers on the way. Crikey!

Australia Fast Facts

Languages Spoken

The official language spoken in Australia is English, although the Aussie slang is definitely its own language!

Currency

Name: Australian Dollar
Code: AUD
Symbol: $
$1 is approx R10,00

Time Zone

Australia has 5 time zones: Australian Western Standard Time (UTC+8:00), Australian Central Western Standard Time (UTC+8:45), Australian Central Standard Time (UTC+9:30), Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10:00) and Lord Howe Standard Time(UTC+10:30) Australia is 8 hours ahead of Johannesburg.

REASONS TO FLY QANTAS

  • Book now, pay later
  • Secure your flight for R1,000
  • One of the worlds most experienced airlines & named world’s safest airline by AirlineRatings.com
  • Direct flights to Sydney, Australia & to 60 destinations in Australia 
  • Allow for same day booking changes if an error was made on your part
  • 30kg checked baggage allowance on international Economy flights
  • Flexibility to book return flights only later in your trip
Fly to Australia

SYDNEY

FR. R20,490

Includes return flights on Qantas, airport taxes and 7 nights accommodation at the 3* Ultimo Hotel

R1,000 secures this package today!

Travel Validity:
08 – 22 April 2019

MELBOURNE

FR. R19,990

Includes return flights on Qantas, airport taxes and 7 nights accommodation at the 3* Easy Stay Studio

R1,000 secures this package today!

Travel Validity:
08 – 22 April 2019

SURF & TURF

FR. R22,490

Includes return flights on Qantas, airport taxes, 4 nights at the 3* Easy Stay Studios in Melbourne and 6 nights at the 3* Ultimo Hotel in Sydney.

R1,000 secures this package today!

Travel Validity:
08 – 22 April 2019

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SYDNEY TO CAIRNS

FR. R28,355SAVE R7,085

16 Days l 9 Cities
The classic Sydney-to-Cairns route introduces you to both sides of modern Australia – the bright lights of the big city and the raw beauty of the Outback. You’ll get to try your hand at dozens of activities – everything from wine-tasting to sailing and snorkelling. And when you travel in small groups like we do, you really get out there into the wild to meet the locals and experience the land like they do.

Includes accommodation, most meals, most activities and transportation!

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THE RED CENTRE TO MELBOURNE

FR. R14,640SAVE R3,659

10 Days l 8 Cities
It’s a wide-open space between the aptly named Red Centre and Adelaide, and we intend to make the most of it on this ten-day trek full of good company and good times. From touring national parks to wine tastings in the Clare Valley to hitting up the iconic Great Ocean Road, you’ll get a feel for the Outback that can only come from travelling in a close-knit group. Plus, our expert CEOs will make sure everything goes smoothly, leaving more time for you to enjoy yourself.

Includes accommodation, most meals, most activities and transportation!

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BRISBANE TO CAIRNS EXPERIENCE

FR. R17,955SAVE R4,485

10 Days l 7 Cities
You can get a sense of just how huge Australia is by looking at a map, but once you’re there, the vastness really hits home. 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. Employing a diverse range of transport – yachts, trains, 4x4s, and private vehicles – you’ll visit Fraser Island and the Whitsundays, go snorkelling, and sleep on the banks of the Noosa River.

Includes accommodation, most meals, most activities and transportation!

Sydney Opera House Tour
See inside the Sydney Opera House, which is now considered one of the greatest buildings of all time. Your friendly guide will take you on an emotional journey, engrossing you in a story to rival any opera plot with its dramatic twists and turns. You’ll witness where some 1600 performances take place to audiences of around one million each year, including opera, ballet, symphony and dramatic performances. Simply breathtaking!
FROM: R395
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Great Ocean Road Experience
Enjoy one of the world`s most spectacular coastal drives! After leaving Melbourne early morning, escape the city traveling towards the surf coast highway passing through some spectacular beaches. Twist and wind along the spectacular Great Ocean Road taking advantage of the awesome coastal photo opportunities.
FROM R1,475
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Great Barrier Reef Sail Experience
Experience the adventure of snorkelling, diving and sailing on the Great Barrier Reef with Passions of Paradise. The 25 metre high performance catamaran sails daily from Cairns to unique outer reef locations, where you can dive and snorkel with turtles, colourful fish and see an amazing variety of corals. 
FROM R1,590
ONLINE ENQUIRY