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Oz Intro Melbourne

8 days
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Trip overview

Planning on spending a gap year or working holiday Down Under? Oz Intro Melbourne is our ultimate working holiday group tour and starter package made just for you! As well as showing you the best of Melbourne and beyond, our team will sort all your admin essentials, help you find paid work, assist in organising your onward travel, and generally ease you into life in Oz. Over 8 action-packed days you’ll discover Melbourne’s hidden laneways, check out famous markets, explore seaside St Kilda, learn about Australia’s Indigenous cultures, take a road trip along the Great Ocean Road and Mornington Peninsula, meet the furry locals at Phillip Island, immerse yourself in Melbourne’s lively nightlife scene, and so much more. Oh, and did we mention you’ll be doing all this with an experienced group leader and instant crew of friends? There’s no better way to kick off your year of adventure in Australia!


What's Included

  • Personal airport pickup
  • 7 nights Accommodation
  • Melbourne City Orientation
  • Explore St Kilda
  • Aboriginal Cultural Experience
  • Great Ocean Road overnight trip
  • Mornington Peninsula
  • Koala Wildlife Park
  • Phillip Island
  • Penguin Parade
  • Eureka Skydeck
  • Melbourne nightlife
  • Farewell dinner
  • Plus all transport, meals as indicated, Group Leader, Australian Bank Account, Tax File Number, SIM card, Medicare Card, Lifetime Oz Jobs membership, unlimited job finding assistance, 24/7 help & support in Australia, help with all onward travel after Oz Intro.


4 meals


Your included airport transfer will take you to your first hostel. 


You'll spend 6 nights in beachside St Kilda and 1 night at a resort along the Great Ocean Rd.

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24/7 Global Emergency Line

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gWorld access

Stay organised with your personalised portal where you can keep all of your important documents and trip details in one spot and gain insider access to everything Global.

Global Academy


Gain access to an ever-growing range of skills & languages to learn before & whilst you travel.

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Interest-free payment plans

Pay your trip off in instalments that you get to choose.

Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility

If Covid gets in the way, again, we've got your back. Read more here.

Trip itinerary

Day 1

Arrive & Meet your Group – G’day and welcome to Oz! After landing in Melbourne we’ll meet you at the airport and take you to our funky hostel in beautiful beachside St Kilda. Tonight you’ll meet up with the rest of your group and get excited for all that’s yet to come in the Land Down Under.

Day 2

Melbourne Orientation & Local Essentials – Today we’ll sort all your essentials, such as your bank account and SIM card to ease you into Aussie life. Once done with the life admin, we’ll get acquainted with Melbourne’s buzzing creative scene, chic neighbourhoods and exquisite food and coffee culture on a walking tour of the city. Get your dancing shoes on this evening, because we’re off to see what Melbourne’s got to offer after dark! There’s truly something for everyone. (B)

Day 3

Aboriginal Cultural Experience & Beach Time – Today we’re travelling back in time to learn about the rich history and culture of Australia’s Indigenous People, dating back over 50 000 years. This morning we’re travelling back in time as we gain a fascinating insight into the rich history and traditions of Australia’s First Nations Peoples. This afternoon we’ll explore the funky area of St Kilda and get some beach time, making the most of the sunshine before an arvo sesh at the Espy.

Day 4

Great Ocean Road – We’re leaving the city today to travel one of the most stunning stretches of coastline in the world - the Great Ocean Road. From the recognisable 12 Apostles to lush rainforests, we’ll be humbled by the beauty of nature at every turn. Sun in our face, wind in our hair, we could get used to this Aussie lifestyle! (L, D)

Day 5

Phillip Island – This morning we’ll discover the Mornington Peninsula, a coastal region that meshes European village vibes with laid-back Aussie charm. After a dose of the relaxed alfresco lifestyle, get ready to meet some of Australia’s favourite furry locals at Phillip Island. We’ll walk through the canopy at a Koala Reserve to spot these adorable creatures in their natural habitat, then head down to the beach at sunset to witness none other than the Penguin Parade. Home to the largest Little Penguin colony in the world, we’ll watch these little legends waddle from the ocean to their burrows whilst wondering how anything on earth could possibly be this cute. (B)

Day 6

Onward Travel Planning & Party – Today our team of friendly pros are at your disposal to help organise onward travel for your adventures in Australia. Bursting with passion and armed with knowledge, we’re here to plan and book everything you need for the trip of a lifetime. This evening, we’ll head up to the highest viewing platform in Australia: the Eureka Skydeck. After soaking up the twinkling city skyline, we’ll travel back down to earth for another night hitting up Melbourne’s best party spots.

Day 7

Oz Jobs Program & Farewell Dinner – Securing you a paid job in Australia is number one on the agenda today. Our team will make sure you’ve got everything sorted for living and working in Australia, and we’ll get you registered with our exclusive Oz Jobs program. Then get dressed up for our delicious farewell dinner! (D)

Day 8

Check Out & Onward Travel – Your unforgettable 8 day adventure comes to an end today, but this is just the beginning of your adventures on this side of the world. Prepped and ready for the next leg along with the new friends you’ve made, we’ll be there for support and advice every step of the way.

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Frequently asked questions

Why go with Global Work & Travel?

As the world’s leading gap-year and “work & travel” company, we offer you the ability to not only choose from a number of awesome experiences all over the world but, we'll be your support system from the very first moment you become a Global Traveller! We provide a premium service that allows you to pick the destination of your dreams, get our visa & pre-departure assistance, book great flights and organise the perfect travel insurance or tours for when you arrive. Plus, we’ll back it all up with some cool and exclusive tech features that are with you the entire time.

As a Global Traveller, you’ll get exclusive access to gWorld, our personalised app where you can keep all of your important documents and trip details in one spot and gain insider access to everything Global. This is where you will find exclusive Marketplace deals for discounts with our brand partners, a unique social network to connect you with other Global Travellers when you’re overseas, access to our Academy with an ever-growing range of skills & languages to learn as you travel, invites to bucket-list side trips with other travellers, local meet-ups and so much more. Think all of your favourite apps merged into one, but like, better?

And it doesn't even stop there. We continue to be there from the moment you land with a dedicated 24/7 emergency team, over 100 staff and ongoing support ensuring that you have the tools you need to feel like a local. That’s why 65,000+ Global Travellers from all over the world have chosen to turn their travel dream into reality with us and we can proudly brag that we’ve got the most & best reviews in the biz!

Why should I book now?

Covid-19 threw us a curve ball and pretty much halted all travel. This means that we have a backlog of travellers, just like you, who are desperate to get out and explore the world! Global Work & Travel works on a first-in-best-dressed basis. Booking earlier ensures that you don’t miss out on the best intake, season, placements and more! We recommend our travellers take 6-12 months to plan their trip for a reason - to make sure you’ve got everything organised perfectly, stress-free.

As a Global Traveller you’ll get exclusive access to gWorld, our personalised app where you can keep all of your important documents and trip details in one spot and gain insider access to everything Global. This is where you will find exclusive Marketplace Deals, a unique social network to connect you with other like-minded Global Travellers, access to our Academy with an ever-growing range of skills & languages, and so much more. Think all of your favourite apps merged into one, but like, better?

Why not give yourself something to look forward to by booking that trip!

Can I travel with a friend?

Yes you can! Simply tell your Trip Coordinator after booking that your friend is also going and they can link your profiles. For most of our trips we should be able to have you and your friends placed together or nearby. Meaning that you can live, work, play & travel together!

But wait there's more! Not only can you travel the world with your besties at your side, you can also earn some extra cash towards your own trip just by referring your friends to Global Work & Travel. You can learn more about the great referral rewards program inside your gWorld account once you join.

And for those who decide to go-it-solo, we’ve made it easier to meet other Global Travellers in the same region as you. Just like any other social platform, you’ll be able to interact, share, chat and meet with some really cool people who are doing trips just like you!

What happens if COVID affects my trip?

If you have to make any changes to your departure date, you’re protected with our Lifetime Deposit Guarantee and our Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility. With this, we will change your trip dates for free. If this doesn’t fit around you and you can’t go on your trip anymore, we will give you a 100% refund in the form of a Trip Credit with us (See terms). If you’re unable to use it, you can also transfer that credit to someone else for them to put towards any trip too.

If you’re affected by Covid-19 while you’re overseas, you will have all the support you need from our team or partners in-country as well as have access to our 24/7 Global Emergency Line. We recommend travellers purchase Global Travel Cover travel insurance that provides Covid-19 medical protection too.

Do I need to be vaccinated to book?

As border restrictions for countries begin to ease, being fully vaccinated will maximise the number of locations you can visit. So while you are not legally required to be vaccinated, and it’s also not a requirement to travel with us, it will limit some of the countries that you can visit and may make it harder to travel through over the next 12-18 months. We highly recommend our travellers look at the current travel restrictions of their destination, speak with a medical professional or get in touch with our team for travel advice.

What happens if I want to cancel my trip?

Our Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility means you can change your trip’s start date up to 84* days before departure without incurring any charges when you rebook it for any time (or even any other trip) in the next 2 years from your original start date.

In the event that you want to cancel your booking altogether, if you give us over 84* days notice you can do so with only a 50% cancellation fee. Your refund of the balance will come in the form of a Store Credit which you can put towards booking absolutely anything travel related with your Travel Concierge within the next 2 years!

*Some select trips excluded, including Teach (Spain, Italy & Czech Republic) and USA (Summer Camp, Working Holiday and Hotel Professional), and others as listed in Booking Conditions.

How it works

Make your decision

Choose your trip style and destination, and confirm your spot with a deposit. Then, open your gWorld account and celebrate, the hardest part is over and the fun is about to begin.

We become friends

You’ll be matched with a personal Trip Coordinator who knows all the ins & outs. They’ll guide you through everything we need to do together, so you can leave your worries behind.

Time to go

We’ll get your tickets in-hand and your transfers ready. Then, our in-country team or partner will have everything prepared for your arrival. It’s now time for the real adventure to start.

24/7 support

Never stress, knowing we’re there with you when you need us with ongoing & unlimited local team support and check-ins. And just in case, we’ve got an emergency team on stand-by, 24/7.

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We're the experts

With over 10 years in the industry and a team of over 100 passionate pros, you can bet we know our stuff better than anyone else.

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We have over 1,200 partners around the globe, so we have access to plenty of exclusive opportunities to make your trip the best it can be.

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