Get Ready For Your Australian Adventure

We're ready to help. The crew at Australian Backpackers has been helping travellers all over the world kick start their working holiday to Australia since 2001. And yep, you guessed it, we’re still here doing exactly that! Get in touch or come visit us for the friendliest local advice, best backpacker adventure deals, hostel info, free Wi-Fi and more!

 Job & Work Ready for Australia

Everything You Need To Live & Work In OZ

Think bank account, tax file number, mail holding and medicare, to SIM card and training courses; we’ve got you covered! Relax and let us do the dirty work.

 Job Support Services

Need A Job? We'll Find You One In No Time

We are not simply an online job service; we have personal job consultants that will work directly with you to help you find what you're looking for!

 Adventure Travel & Campervan Hire

The Best Deals On Travel & Adventure Activities

From campervan hire to guided tours, transport passes and accommodation; make full use of your membership and check out the special deals!


Our Best Aussie Backpacker Deals

If you're looking for the inside scoop on the best backpacker deals in Australia and New Zealand, then look no further. We've been in the business of saving backpackers money and organising the most amazing experiences for over 16 years. As a completely independent travel agency, we're super flexible and able to search for and provide you with the best value and price on whatever travel plans you have in mind. We know that every dollar counts - and we know how to maximise bang for your buck!

Most Popular Adventures

Cars & Campervans in OZ and NZ

Australia is made for the roadtrip of your life! Get your ticket to freedom and travel around with a camper van.

Fraser Island Adventures

One of Australia’s number 1 backpacker destinations is the world’s largest sand island; Fraser Island (K'gari). 4WD and camp.

Top End

Lush, tropical landscape, Aboriginal culture and endless vastness - Australia's Top End will leave you speechless.

Greyhound hop on/hop off East Coast pass

This East Coast Hop On/Off Bus pass runs from Sydney to Cairns or in reverse. The fully flexible transport pass.

Great Barrier Reef

 One of Australia’s most remarkable natural gifts, the GBR is blessed with the beauty of the world’s largest coral reef.

New Zealand

Discover wonderful New Zealand - The country which stood in for the mythical Middle Earth in "The Lord of the Rings".

Hop on/hop off Guided East Coast passes

Travel the East Coast with STRAY from Sydney to Cairns to add fun between your highlight stops!

Whitsunday Islands

Lying in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, in the warm waters of Australia's Coral Sea are 74 breathtaking tropical islands.

Red Centre

Visit the spiritual home of Australia - Uluru, walk the Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta, and be amazed by the Kings Canyon.

Guided Tours

All is sorted while your guide will take you to the best places in Australia, from the outback to the coast


You want to feel your blood rush through your body, I think we have a few nice options for you.


Always wanted to be a real Ozzie surfer or surf-dudette? This is your chance. The surf is waiting.

Tropical North

Soak in the sunrays and swim with Nemo or check out turtles. The tropical North has it all. 

All Around OZ

With these tours you will see multiple states and experience the real Australia till the fullest.

Down South

Drive along the winding roads of the Great Ocean Road and keep an eye out for the koala's in the trees.  

All Sydney

Whether you only have one or two days or you have a week, there are cool and fun daytrips in/out of the city. 

East Coast

From surfing along the coast to the rainforest in the North to snorkelling ... the East Coast has it all. 

West Coast

Red sand, blue water, endless roads, dolphins, green trees...the west coast has amazing nature to offer.

Arrival Packages To Suit YOUR Needs

By booking one of our Arrival Packages, you will become a member of the Australian Backpackers Network and receive a membership card that you can use to unlock exclusive discounts. With your membership card you'll receive 5-10% off all travel packages, campervan rentals, transport passes, guided tours,  accommodation, and more throughout your stay in Australia and New Zealand!

Put in your membership number and the promo code 'MEMBER' and you will get your discount immediately!

 Australian Backpackers Membership Card for Travel Discount

Package 1:
Arrival Essentials
Only $10

 New Arrival Essentials to Work in Australia

Don't break a sweat. We've done this thousands of times before! Our 12-months membership package provides you with everything you need to kick start your working holiday in OZ:

  • Welcome guide with all the information you need for your working holiday in Australia. 
  • Membership card for exclusive travel discounts in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Free bank account setup and ready for your first pay check!
  • Tax File Number (TFN) registration, including tax return consultation and superannuation declaration.
  • Unlimited free WIFI and use of computers, copy machine and scanner in our members lounge in Sydney.
  • Help with your travel plans around Australia and  pretty much anything else you need!

Package 2:
Arrival Essentials + Job Support
Only $69 

 Backpacker Job Support Services and Farm Work

This package includes everything in Package 1 PLUS a number of additional perks. Your very own personal job consultant will work with you throughout your entire stay in Australia to help you find, apply and secure new job opportunities as you travel around the country. 

  • Your very own personal job consultant providing you with support for your resume/CV compilation and on-going direct assistance finding work for you Australia-wide.
  • Physical mailbox to receive all your important letters and packages.
  • SIM card with an Australian phone number and $10 credit.
  • 2nd year visa assistance and Medicare setup, if eligible.
  • 24/7 emergency contact, in case you find yourself in trouble!
  • Help with search for long term. accommodation in Sydney and  pretty much anything else you need!

Package 3:
Arrival Essentials + Job Support + Airport Pick-Up & Accommodation
Only $169

 Airport Pick Up, Accommodation and Job Support

This package is for those arriving into Sydney who want to wonder off the plane and not lift a finger. Package 3 has everything you get in both arrival packages 1 and 2 and also includes transport from the airport and first nights in our quality hostel:

  • Airport pick-up/transfer to your hostel in Sydney.
  • 2 nights accommodation at a top hostel in Sydney (including priority check-in).
** Note: block out period for accommodation from 23rd December 2018 - 2nd January 2019.

On-Going Personal Job Support

We've helped thousands of backpackers find roles that they love to fund their travels while down under. Unlike other backpacker service providers that simply provide you with a list of jobs to search and apply for or give you a list with jobs that you can easily find yourself on the internet, we have personal job consultants and recruiters that will work directly with you to find and place you into available jobs around the country based on your personal preferences.

As a member of Australian Backpackers, your personal job consultant will work with you throughout your stay in Australia to help you find, apply and secure new job opportunities as you travel around the country. 

Find Work That You Love

 Love Work in Hospitality, Construction, Promotions, Farming or Outback

With a massive partner network of companies around Australia, our vast database of jobs is ever-growing, with roles ranging from hospitality and retail positions, to night club promotions, farming/outback ranch work, and construction and demolition jobs. 


 Find Jobs in Hospitality


 Find Jobs in Construction


 Find Farm or Outback Ranch Work


 Find Promo Jobs

What You Can Expect:

  • A personal intake consultation in person or via email/phone correspondence with your job consultant to create an employee profile for you on our system.
  • Your personal  job consultant will then help you compile and prepare your resume/CV and have it sent to a minimum of 10 companies on behalf of you based on your work preferences.
  • You can expect job offers at desired work opportunities in the first seven days of submitting your CV and job applications through Australian Backpackers!

Book an Arrival Package to become a member of Australian Backpackers and take advantage of our personal job support services:

Add ons:

Certification & Training Courses

Speak to our team about doing one or more of the following Australian certification and training courses:

  • RSA (alcohol service) - in Sydney from $140 per course

  • White Card (building and construction work) - online from $39

  • Barista (cafe service) - in Sydney from $149 per course

  • Jackaroo/Jilleroo Ranch & Outback (farm work) - $695

When you want to work in hospitality in Australia, venues will want you to have your RSA. In short; this certificate allows you to serve people alcohol and know the general rules and laws referring alcohol/bars in Australia.

If you want more information on these course, contact us and we can advise you further.