The Perfect Way To Start Your Australian Adventure

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We look after your airport pick-up, accommodation and all of that Australia working holiday admin such as your bank account, phone sim and tax file number.


You'll meet people from all over the world and by the end of your time with us it will seem like you have known them forever. #travelfamily


As long as you're travelling, we're helping. We offer a lifetime of travel support to anyone who joins one of our tours.


We arrived as backpackers on a gap year just like you! Now we want to help you have the best time in Australia, starting with showing off the worlds best city....


We want to help you tick it off! With surfing, wildlife time and beach hangs you can be sure to make a start with our 8 day itinerary!


In November 2018, our 8 Day tour got voted the best tour in Victoria, Australia at the Adventure Tourism Awards.

Also in 2018 our viral video ‘Things Never Said By Backpackers’ got to the final of the best travel marketing campaign in the world.


This is Australia’s most unique, exciting, inclusion packed and award winning arrival package. It’s hassle free, a way to make friends and a chance to tick off that bucket list day by day. This is your week...



Whatever time on whatever day, we'll take your from Melbourne International Airport to the YHA Metro hostel.


Meet your guide to set up your admin so you're Australia ready. After that enjoy a personal guided tour of Melbourne.


What's next on your Aussie adventure? Extending your time in Melbourne, travelling or finding a job, we'll help you!


Time for you to explore the city, from both street level and 300 metres high with your ticket to Eureka Skydeck.

Covering all the essentials, this semi-guided 4-Day Melbourne Mini Pack is absolutely perfect for working holidaymakers and backpackers people that want to start their Australian adventures in the right way....


Now we like to work with the best...who doesn't? These are just a few travel legends worldwide that love Welcome To Travel


  • Quite possibly the most funny and helpful week I’ve ever had. From start to finish, everyone in the group was just wonderful and the mentors (Claudia, Darryl and Adam) were the breath of fresh air I’ve needed for a long time. I’ve made so many memories with this bunch that I’ll cherish forever. They go above and beyond to help you with your next step as well, whether that be future job prospects or imminent travel which is so beneficial if you’re out here on a Working Holiday Visa or something similar. Words can’t describe how awesome this week was. I can’t thank you guys enough. I love you forever Travel Fam ❤️

    thumb Simon Nuñez

    Just had such an amazing week! Initially I was apprehensive about the tour but that changed when the tour started. They were amazingly helpful from the beginning, sorting everything out for us, phones, bank and what we are going to do next. Help with employment and most importantly planning a tour of Australia. The wealth of knowledge they have about Australia is fascinating. Highly recommended.

    thumb Thomas Turnell

    Best decision to start my journey with welcome to travel. Collected very nice experiences and very helpful information about my whole Australian adventure.

    thumb Maximilian Lindner
  • Thaaank you for kickstarting my week in the best way possible. So helpful and so much fun.

    thumb Anna Mostyn

    Welcome to Travel is an investment in a good time and support from a genuine staff! Perfect way to get acclimated when first moving to Australia or have an awesome time for a short holiday. My tour ended but somehow it keeps giving! ("Somehow" is the staffs greatness, not all heroes wear capes. lol) Whatever reason you’re hesitating, trust yourself and participate in the program. Quality 🤗😁

    thumb Shaneeka Supal

    Fantastic week, would highly recommend, can't thank them enough!

    thumb Josh Blackwell
  • Incredible week, amazing people and the team @ welcome to travel went above and beyond to create an informative and activity fun filled week! They take you to little hot spots in the city that you would not think to go to by yourself. The two day trip to Philips island was by far the highlight. Seeing the little penguins and surfing is a must! I cant recommend this tour enough for first time visitors in Melbourne. There's a massive family vibe and they help you out with accomodation, planning your travels and finding work for the rest of your duration in Australia. Just book it, you wont regret it!

    thumb Emma Louise Hardy

    I totally recommend it, it`s an amazing way to start you`re adventure in Australia. The staff can not be better and all the support received was so useful. Deeply grateful!

    thumb Amaia Caballero Aduriz

    Great tour! You will go to places you wouldn't have if you had done it yourself. You will do/see so many things but still don't feel like you are rushing through it. Last but not least great tour leaders. They tell you a lot about Australia and they sincerely want to help you with all your plans. So just relax and enjoy your trip!

    thumb Lisan Nagel
  • The best possible way to start your adventure in Australia. Darryl and Adam were so helpful and they know everything you need to know about Melbourne and Australia. Great activities as-well with a good mix, this tour has somethig for everybody. The best part is that they will help you during your whole stay in Australia. So glad that I did this tour, absolutely value for the money.

    thumb Ebba Möller

    Had an absolute blast with Darryl and Adam! Couldn't have asked for a better week exploring Melbourne - although my highlight has to be the trip out to Philip Island, such a packed few days of fun! Honestly if you're heading to Australia these guys will set you up for your trip and make sure you have an amazing week

    thumb Chris Stevens

    Had a really good time this week. Anyone who is thinking about backpacking oz, definitely start here! Seen many cool places, with a great group of people and a great tour guide. Also the travel/job help was really useful. Could’t think of a better way to have started my travels around Australia. Thanks Clauds, Darryl and Adam!

    thumb Limme Berns
  • This trip was genuinely fantastic! I'm not normally one to gush but it was so well organised and so seamless, I must say I was pleasantly surprised. I've heard of similar trips before which offer up all your hopes and dreams but in actual fact are pretty half assed. The guys took care of us and everything we did from start to finish. Every time we went anywhere, we just strolled in and they took care of the rest. Claudia's tour was super informative without ever being boring of fact heavy. She really knows and loves the city and it's infectious! Daz is a fabulous little cheeky chappy and a pleasure to be around and himself and Adam have set up such a well rounded week and it's a continuous service. A lifetime membership as they say. They provide so much assistance and contacts for employment, housing and further tours and the fact that they are such a young company is astonishing. True gentlemen, and I think you can probably tell that I couldn't recommend the week highly enough. It's been a pleasure to be part of it.

    thumb Amy Adair

    Had an amazing week with Darryl and Adam. Easily one of the best weeks I've ever had in my life. The group and activities were so much fun. Met many other solo travelers from all over the globe and we got so close to each other - as a little family - over the course of the week. At the end of the week Adam and Darryl helped us to plan out our following work and travel year. Honestly couldn't have been better all in all. This tour exceeded my expectations by far - would've regreted it if I didn't do it. Thank you so much for everything! Cheers! Paul ❤️

    thumb Paul Hermann

    The perfect start to your travel experience if you’re feeling a little nervous or overwhelmed with where to begin. Everything is sorted for you on this tour so all that needs to be done on your part is to enjoy yourself, saying that you aren’t corralled from place to place and the boys are very conscientious of how everyones feeling and what everyone wants to do, after the tour the boys are always only a phone call or message away, would recommend to anyone starting out in a new place and wants/needs a kickstart as well as the comfort of a base of support.

    thumb Emily Davis



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The indigenous people of Australia are the worlds oldest continuous civilisation. 

The land we take our travellers on is owned, and always will be owned by the aboriginal people. 

More needs to be done to ensure that aboriginal children have access to education. 

We promise to make a contribution to Children’s Ground from every booking you make.