With links to super useful info & travel inspo, this page is your springboard for planning your trip to Australia! So, curious traveller - come and explore our gorgeous country. We can't wait to see you!
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Before you begin your trip to Australia, check the visa requirements.
From tourist visas to COVID restrictions - this is your step-by-step guide to everything need to know to get here and get exploring!
Working while you’re travelling may sound a bit… counterintuitive, but aside from earning you money to prolong your travels, you only need to take a glance at the kinds of jobs available to working holiday makers in Australia to really start getting excited at the prospect!
Got a question about Australia? Hold that thought... We've compiled a list of some of most frequently asked questions about this Sunburnt Country, so you're covered for all the essential info!
You're not in Kansas anymore! Australia is a massive, diverse country with a wealth of adventure waiting to be discovered - these basic hints and tips should set you up for success...
Australia isn’t only full of sharks and spiders and snakes – there are plenty of animals that aren’t trying to kill you, and a lot of them are absolutely adorable.
Sick of long, bleak winters, grey skies and scraping frost off your windscreen? This is why you should pack your bags and thaw out Down Under.
Yes, Australians speak English. Are you struggling to understand the locals in this land of bloody galahs, barbies in the arvo and choccy bikkies with your cuppa? Then use this dictionary of Aussie slang to help translate.
As hard as it was to choose just 14, here are the beaches in our fair country you need to see before you die.
Our heritage-listed building, opposite Central Station, is ideally positioned near the Sydney Airport Train line, Darling Harbour, Chinatown and the Powerhouse Museum.
Only a short free tram ride to the CBD and close to the University of Melbourne and Queen Victoria Market. Melbourne Metro YHA has everything you need for a great stay in cultural Melbourne.
An award winning travellers' hostel, Brisbane City YHA is close to Suncorp Stadium, Roma St Transit Centre, South Bank, the Gallery of Modern Art and the Queensland Museum. Oh, and did we mention that we have a pool overlooking the Brisbane River?
With the Great Barrier Reef on your door step, this centrally located property is the perfect base to explore Tropical North Queensland, offering a tranquil outdoor pool area, communal kitchen, large common areas and air conditioned rooms.
The only hostel in Sydney that has views of Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. Sydney Harbour YHA is the best place to stay in Sydney for the New Years Eve fireworks!
Looking for the perfect place to relax? Byron Bay YHA is a tropical oasis - central to cafes, restaurants, local bars and Byron Beach.
Coolangatta YHA hostel is located just 500 meters from the Gold Coast Airport. You can check in & be on the beach within 30 minutes of landing.
This authentic 1880s National Trust and Heritage Listed backpacker hostel is set in the heart of Noosa Heads on the Sunshine Coast.
Airlie Beach YHA hostel is located in the centre of Airlie Beach close to the swimming lagoon, restaurants, cafes and Airlie's thriving nightlife. All rooms are air-conditioned.