Australasia has it all for the perfect gap year. Beach paradises, fantastic landscapes, wild untamed open, combined with busy cosmopolitan cities – you’re spoilt for choice on your gap year in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.
In Australia, travel to the Outback to really understand the true meaning of “remote”. And while you’re looking for adventure in New Zealand, find out why it’s the home of extreme sports. Make sure you don’t miss out on adventure travel in Australasia.
While you’re touring Australasia, it’s not hard to lie back and chill out on Fiji. Despite its reputation for top-end accommodation, it also has many budget and backpacker lodges, ideal for student travel. And both Australia and New Zealand have great back packer scenes, so if you’re interested in student travel, don’t miss out on Australasia.
With this programme you have the chance to go Scuba diving in Australia, spending seven fantastic days gaining an internationally recognised PADI qualification in one of the best diving sites in the world. Scuba dive the Great Barrier Reef in Cairns, Northern Queensland.
This is real hands-on experience of conservation in Australia, and the team leaders know the areas like the back of their hands. They'll give you really great ideas of what to see and do in your time out.
You’ll kick start your mini gap on a real Australian outback ranch, learning to muster cattle, riding horses and learning all the basic skills that you need to work on a ranch before heading to a 5 day surf camp, to learn how to ride a wave in true Aussie style.