Work & Travel Australia + Sydney Fun Week

Don’t you want to start your gap year or working holiday with a fun-filled week of activities, meeting new friends and making lasting memories? There’s no better way than our “Essential Sydney” fun week to start your trip off right!

Melbourne 2018 Start Dates:

6 September

4 October

8 November

    • You get everything that is included in the Core package (see below), PLUS 4 Extra Hostel Nights – that’s 7 nights in total!

    • Day 1 – Get Ready – Arrive, check in, chill out, drink up, and get ready for a week of Unforgettable Fun!
    • Day 2 – Birds Eye View and a Feast – Get ready to see Sydney from it’s highest point, while you dine at the fabulous Tower Restaurant, 260 metres in the sky! Walk off all that food on an adventure through the coolest parts of Sydney Harbour: Circular Quay, the Rocks, and the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge!
    • Day 3 – Can you balance? Ready to make friends? – We sure hope so, because you’ll be off to to the Sydney Harbour to learn how to Paddleboard (but don’t worry, we have fantastic instructors so you’ll be paddleboarding like a pro in no time)! Kick off the evening with Icebreaker Drinks, where you’ll get Free Drinks and tasty snacks while you hang out and get to know the other members in your group.
    • Day 4 – See the Beauty of the Bush – You can’t see greater Sydney without a trip to the beautiful Blue Mountains, famous for its exhilarating bushwalks and giant waterfalls. You will learn all about the culture and history of the region from expert guides, while exploring the beauty of this World-Famous National Park.
    • Day 5 – The Finer Points of Sydney (and it’s Pubs!) – See the best bits of Sydney from some of the most unexpected locations! Great views and cool tips from locals on how to enjoy Sydney like a true local. In the evening get ready for a BIG night out on one of the best Pub Crawl’s around!
    • Day 6 – Explore the Wildlife World – Take a trip to the weird and wonderful Sydney Wildlife World. Get up close and personal with some of Australia’s unique animals, like Kangaroos, Koalas, and many more amazing Aussie creatures, both cute and curious!
    • Day 7 – The Ultimate Bondi BBQ – Finish the week off with one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in Australia on the Bondi Coastwalk, then be sure to wear your favorite “budgy smugglers” out to the world-famous and fabulous Bondi Beach! Take a dip in the ocean, catch some ‘rays, and eat up with the most classic of Aussie meals: a BBQ!

Sydney 2018 Start Dates:

7 June

21 June

5 July

2 August

9 August

16 August

23 August

30 August

6 September

13 September

20 September

27 September

4 October

11 October

18 October

25 October

1 November

8 November

15 November

22 November

29 November

6 December

13 December

Work & Travel Australia + Sydney Fun Week Also Includes Everything In Our CORE Program:


    • Finding a job is easier with WTC on your side

    • 12 Month membership to our job service including our job desk in Sydney with 100’s of exclusive jobs, and our Melbourne service centre to assist you with finding work (click here to learn more about the services offered at our Melbourne centre). We are the only company in our industry providing this service for backpackers!
    • Most jobs pay $22 per hour or more, and you will always be paid weekly for any work.
    • Our online job board loaded with 1000’s of backpacker-friendly jobs all around the country, in addition to the placements offered through our job desk. We want you to be able to find suitable work no matter where you travel to!
    • Email and SMS job alerts and updates to make it easy to stay informed about suitable roles.
    • Online Resume Builder and assistance from our recruitment staff to help you land the perfect role!


    • Everything you need for your working holiday + more

    • Airport Pickup upon arrival.
    • 3 Nights at Sydney’s #1 Hostel, WakeUp! (including priority check-in).
    • Housing Assistance – you don’t have to worry about where you will live; we are here to help you find long and short-term accommodation that fits your needs and budget.
    • Social Activities with free drinks, including weekly pub crawls so you can meet new friends.
    • Orientation, packed with all the information you will need for your time in Australia.
    • Unlimited WiFi in our Sydney and Melbourne offices, as well as lots of other locations around Oz.
    • Exclusive Member’s Lounge in our Sydney and Melbourne offices, with free access to computers, our iPad station, and printer/copier/fax.
    • Bank Account – setup and fee-free!
    • SIM card with Aussie phone number.
    • Travel Experts on staff to help with planning and any of your travel needs, ready to build the perfect package for your budget.
    • Physical mailbox to receive all your important packages.
    • Bank Account set-up and ready for your first paycheck!
    • 24/7 Emergency Contact, in case you find yourself in trouble!
    • 2nd year visa assistance and Medicare setup, if eligible.
    • Harvest Online guide book
    • Help with pretty much anything else you need
    • And a free pair of Thongs! (Also called “flip-flops”)

Do You Have Any Questions?  We are here to help!