• Travel, work and explore Australia and/or New Zealand for the summer or up to two years (one year in each country).
  • Immerse yourself in another culture while working abroad.
  • Meet new people and make friends from Down Under!
  • Learn to dive or surf by signing up for one of our exciting add-on programs.
  • While abroad, get support from our four offices in Australia and our partner in New Zealand.
Work Adventures Down Under

Program Options

Australia Basic Down Under

Everything you need for a great Work Adventure in Australia! 

In the USA/Canada
  • Visa support   
  • CCUSA/WTC International handbook   
  • Setting up your insurance   
  • Professional support and advice   
  • Pre-departure support   
  • Access to Online Job Board prior to arrival   
  • Low cost flight options through our preferred travel agent  
 In Australia
  • 3 nights lodging at a hostel with 3 breakfasts   
  • Airport pick up and transfer   
  • Housing assistance   
  • Luggage storage   
  • Welcome and orientation   
  • Job service and placement assistance for 12 Months   
  • Find work orientation and job notice board   
  • Bank account set-up and ready for your first paycheck!   
  • Registration for Australian Tax File Number   
  • Private mailbox with mail holding and forwarding in Australia   
  • Free internet in Sydney office and free wifi   
  • Sim card with Aussie Phone Number   
  • Free emergency assistance   
  • Free city tour, beach walk, pub crawl, and drink vouchers   
  • Monthly social activities   
  • A free pair of flip-flops!

Australia Essential Sydney package

Everything you need for an even better Work Adventure Down Under experience!

In the USA/Canada

  • Visa support    
  • CCUSA/WTC International handbook    
  • Setting up your insurance    
  • Professional support and advice    
  • Pre-departure support    
  • Access to Online Job Board prior to arrival    
  • Low cost flight options through our preferred travel agent  

 In Australia

  • 7 nights lodging at a hostel with 7 breakfasts
  • Welcome week full of activities! (Pub crawl, bbq, visits to Sydneys most beautiful and hidden places, paddle boarding,…)
  • Airport pick up and transfer    
  • Housing assistance    
  • Luggage storage    
  • Welcome and orientation    
  • Job service and placement assistance for 12 Months    
  • Find work orientation and job notice board    
  • Bank account set-up and ready for your first paycheck!    
  • Registration for Australian Tax File Number    
  • Private mailbox with mail holding and forwarding in Australia    
  • Free internet in Sydney office and free wifi    
  • Sim card with Aussie Phone Number    
  • Free emergency assistance  
  • Monthly social activities    
  • A free pair of flip-flops!

Check out the itinerary for this fun week full of activities!

Australia Only Add-on Options

You can add one of the following options to enhance your time in Australia.

Learn to surf camp 

Surfing is one of the first things most travelers want to try when they get to Australia and there’s no doubt that standing up and riding your first wave is an incredible feeling.  It looks so easy, but is it? Our surf camp partners are dedicated to teaching beginners the art of surfing – they have chosen the best beach with the best waves for beginners, and offer the highest quality instruction and equipment to give you the best start in surfing possible. Surf Camp is offered for 5, 7 or 10 days.

  • Learn-to-Surf Course for Absolute beginners
  • All surfing equipment
  • Modern Beachside accommodation
  • All meals
  • Free Rip Curl/Surf Camp T-shirt
  • Free banana boat 30+ sunscreen
  • Awesome photos to remind you of what a great surfer you are

Find out more about the 5 day Learn to Surf Camp

Find out more about the 7 day Learn to Surf Camp

Find out more about the 10 day Learn to Surf Camp

5 Day Liveaboard Dive Trip Cairns  

If you’re going to be in Australia, you might as well Dive right in! We offer two options (5 day dive trip) to make it easy and memorable for you to experience and become certified in some of the best diving in the world!

  • Padi Gold Open Water Certification
  • Accommodation transfers
  • Dive insurance
  • All dive equipment

Find out more about the 5 day Learn to Dive Trip 

3 day diving the great barrier reef

Great Barrier Reef is a World Heritage–listed site and one of the natural wonders of the world. There are 16 dive sites to choose from, spread over 4 reefs, providing a variety of marine life and conditions.

  • 3 day 2 nights Live aboard, Cairns Great Barrier Reef Scuba dive
  • Accommodation transfers from properties between Cairns City and Palm Cove
  • 2 night’s accommodation on board vessel in twin berth cabin (bedding supplied)
  • All meals while on board (from breakfast on first day to lunch on last day)
  • Use of all equipment
  • Up to 11 dives including 2 night dives
  • Unlimited snorkeling 

Find out more about the 3 Day Dive Great Barrier Reef!

5 Day OUTBACK/RANCH TRAINING COURSE AUSTRALIA

A trip to Australia isn’t complete without experiencing the outback. Forget the city, get down and dirty in the country. You will be taught all the skills you need to live and work on a farm from sheep shearing and cattle mustering to fencing, riding, tractor and quad bike driving. And best of all, you can utilize your experience by getting a job working on a farm. 

  • 5 days of farm training
  • 5 days in hostel style accommodation
  • Transport to the farm from Sydney

Find out more about the Outback/Ranch Course in Australia!

New zealand Basic down under

Everything you need for a great Work Adventure in New Zealand is in this package. 

In the USA/Canada

  • Visa support   
  • Setting up your insurance   
  • Professional support and advice   
  • Pre departure support

In New Zealand

  • 3 nights lodging at a hostel with 3 breakfasts   
  • Airport pick up and transfer   
  • Welcome and orientation   
  • Job service and placement assistance for 12 Months   
  • Find work orientation and job notice board   
  • Information about bank account set up   
  • Private mailbox with mail holding and forwarding in New Zealand   
  • Free internet in Auckland office and free wifi   
  • Free emergency assistance   
  • Monthly social activities

New zealand ONLY ADD-ON OPTIONS

Bridge Climb New Zealand

With unparalleled access to the Auckland Harbour Bridge, this is not just the most unique Auckland attraction; this is the only Bridge Climb in New Zealand. Complete with your very own tour guide to share with you the Bridge’s colourful secrets and amazing architectural features, as well as point out some of the best Auckland sights. This Auckland sightseeing tour will have you wondering whether to look at your feet or focus on the spectacular views. 

Find out more about the Bridge Climb in Auckland, New Zealand!

Bay of Islands Tour New Zealand

Discover the beautiful Bay of Islands. The Far North of New Zealand (aka Northland) is the name given to the land north of Auckland. Expect your own piece of paradise, with a sub-tropical climate, white sandy beaches and forests. This region is famous for world-class diving and water activities, and the New Zealand locals love to holiday up here. 

Find out more about the Bay Of Islands Tour in New Zealand!

PLEASE NOTE:

Applications are accepted year round.  Australia and New Zealand programs are open to citizens from the US and Canada only. Visa processing can take between 2 and 4 weeks for Australia and New Zealand.