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The perfect start to life in Sydney

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Group Size: Max 22

Trip code: WTSD

Duration: Up to 12 months

12 months job support
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We have everything you need to make your Australian adventure unforgettable. After a week of exploring spectacular Sydney and its surrounding area, we’ll help you get set up on your Aussie Working Holiday. You’ll make new friends on nights out and at BBQs, take a surf lesson and spot dolphins on a cruise. Explore endless opportunities with a 1:1 job support meeting, discussing everything from your skills and CV to sorting future accommodation. We’ll also set you up with your bank account, phone number and Tax File Number so you can focus on enjoying Down Under.

Trip Highlights

  • Get set up for your Australian Working Holiday with a 1-to-1 advice session 
  • Access to a huge jobs database
  • Explore Sydney's iconic sights 
  • Enjoy a surf lesson 
  • Spot dolphins on a Jervis Bay cruise
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  • 7 Nights of accommodation
  • 1 breakfast, 3 dinners and 3 lunches
  •  Arrival airport transfer 
  • Sydney walking city tour 
  • Welcome dinner & drink 
  • Aboriginal cultural tour 
  • 1 night at a surf camp 
  • Surf lesson
  • Dolphin cruise
  • Street food market
  • Surry Hills Bar (drink included) 
  • Bondi beach visit 
  • Cocktail making class
  • Night out
  • Rooftop BBQ
  • Work and travel presentation 
  • 1-to-1 job support session
  • Help setting up an Australian bank account, phone number and Tax File Number
  • Access to a huge jobs data base
  • CV and interview advice
  • Mail holding in local office
  • 24 hour emergency assistance

  • Flights 
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance 
  • Some meals, drinks and snacks 
  • Return airport transfer or onward travel

Day 1: Welcome to Sydney! We will take you to the hostel with an included airport transfer so you can focus on getting excited for your week of fun in the sun. 

Day 2: Explore Sydney. This morning you will meet your guide and new group of friends. We’ll help you get set up with your Aussie bank account, phone number and Tax File Number before heading off to explore the sights of Sydney. Tonight, we’ll enjoy a delicious welcome dinner together. 

Day 3: Aboriginal Tour & Cocktail Making. We’ll begin the day learning about Australia’s important history with an exclusive Aboriginal Cultural Tour. We’ll mix the touristy spots with exploring off-the-beaten-track. Enjoy a cocktail-making class and discover a local street food market! 

Day 4: Surf lesson. Say goodbye to the city today as we road trip to Australia’s first National Park! After soaking up the natural beauty, it’s time to journey to an epic surf camp where we will spend the night. Test out your surf skills with a lesson in the waves before watching a memorable sunset.

Day 5: Jervis Bay. Today is one you will never forget! As we adventure to Jervis Bay, renowned for the whitest sand in the world, we’ll enjoy a magical dolphin cruise. 

Day 6: Work Presentation & Bondi Beach. This is a great opportunity to start thinking about your future Down Under. Learn more about working and travelling in Australia with a comprehensive presentation and start making your dreams of your new life a reality. Tick Bondi Beach off your bucket list this afternoon! 

Day 7: Personal job session & night out. Talk about everything from employment opportunities, future travel plans and accommodation options with our local team in a 1-to-1 job support session. Celebrate in style as we check out Sydney’s iconic nightlife tonight. 

Day 8: BBQ and start of your working adventure Crack open a cold beer and cheers to an incredible week coming to an end. Feast with a rooftop barbecue, look across Sydney and get excited about your new life in Australia - it’s only just beginning!

The Job Search

After your first 8 days exploring Sydney and surrounding areas, you can begin focusing on securing your new job Down Under. On the tour, you will have received a thorough ‘Work in Oz’ presentation from your group leader. They will offer one-to-one advice on your CV and interview skills and make sure you feel prepared to find the perfect job. The local team will also ensure that you have an Australian bank account, Australian SIM card and Tax File Numbersorted too.  

Throughout your time in Australia, our job offices have friendly staff who are dedicated to supporting you. If you have specific training or qualifications that need completing for jobs, they can explain what is needed and book you onto any courses. You will also have unlimited access to a jobs board, where amazing opportunities are posted daily. 

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You can arrive at any time on Day 1 of your itinerary as there are no planned activities for this day. You will receive the included airport transfer no matter what time you arrive. We will take you to the hostel where you can settle in. 

Accommodation

7 nights of accommodation are included in this trip. 6 nights will be spent at a centrally located hostel in Sydney - the ideal place for exploring the city. You will be sleeping in mixed dorm-style rooms. On the 4th night, you will be staying at a surf camp. 

Meals

This trip includes 1 breakfast, 3 lunches and 3 dinners. The remainder of the meals will need to be bought yourself which is a great opportunity to explore local spots in the city.

British citizens aged between 18-35 (inclusive) are eligible for Working Holiday Visa. You can apply through us by selecting "+ Visa" in the dropdown menu when booking, or you can arrange your visa yourself. 

To be eligible for a visa, you’ll need to meet the following requirements:

  • Hold a passport issued by an eligible country or region*
  • Be aged 18-35 (inclusive) at the time of applying*
  • Not be accompanied by dependent children at any time during your stay in Australia
  • Meet health, character and financial requirements
  • Have not previously entered Australia on a Working Holiday visa (unless applying for a second or third year visa)
  • Be outside Australia when you apply and when visa is granted
  • Apply within 12 months of intended travel to Australia.
  • Have sufficient funds to cover your expected living/trip costs during your stay
  • Have funds for a return or onward ticket to depart Australia (or an actual ticket)
  • Have health insurance

Please note: If you have a criminal record, you are still able to apply for a Working Holiday Visa yourself, but we will not be able to process your visa for you.

*Certain other nationalities are also eligible for this visa, although for some countries the age limit is 30 years old. For full details please see our Australian Working Holiday Visa page.

Second and Third Year Visas

Due to the free trade agreement between the UK and Australia, British citizens can apply for up to 3 working holiday visas without the need to do rural/farm work to be eligible. This allows British citizens to stay in Australia for up to 3 years in total. Each visa is granted separately and is valid for 1 year. Second and third year visas can be done consecutively, but they don't need to be. As long as you meet the standard age and eligibility requirements you can apply at any time, either from Australia or abroad. Gap 360 can help you apply for the first year visa, but you will need to apply directly for any second or third year visas yourself once you have started your first year visa in Australia.

Visa rules and regulations are subject to change. Please check the relevant embassy websites for up to date information.

If you do not want to work in Australia and just visit as a tourist, then check out our Sydney & Jervis Bay tour. 

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