The Perfect Way To Start Your Australian Adventure

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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!


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 world’s best city….


Our 8 day tour gives you an automatic group of friends. You will meet people from all over the world and by the end of the trip you will have friends for life.


We organise everything that you need when arriving. That’s your airport pick-up, accommodation, your bank account, phone sim and your tax file number.


As long as you’re travelling, we’re helping you. Every one of you gets lifetime of support which covers everything, employment, travel and general life advice.


Watch the video to see why this is Australia’s most unique, exciting and inclusion filled travel package. 
This is our most popular tour and we’re proud that it recently won the Best Tour in Victoria at the Adventure Tourism Awards.


Covering all the essentials, this semi-guided 4-Day Melbourne Mini Pack is a great way to start your working holiday in Australia.


  • positive review  The one week trip with welcome to travel is a great Way to see Melbourne and its surroundings, but most importantly you will be given a lot of help with planning your travel after the week in Melbourne, the staff is great!

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    positive review  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

    positive review  It's was an amazing week ! I discovered so much with Welcome to travel.

    thumb Clara Falke
  • positive review  The most amazing week!! If you come to Australia you HAVE to come to Melbourne and do this tour! Hardly anything impresses me but this went above and beyond my expectations. The week is so well thought out and varied. The road trip to Mornington and Philip Island to see the penguin parade was unreal. I don’t even know if you can see that anywhere else. Darryl, Adam, Sander and Clauds are amazing. They work so hard to make sure every single person that’s ever been on the tour has the help and support they need for onward travel and work. Thank you so much you guys ❤️

    thumb Ghillie Grant Barclay

    positive review  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

    positive review  Couldn't have dreamed of a better start for my time in Australia. Had an amazing group, amazing guides. did and saw so much in a week, stuff that i wouldn't have thought to do myself. Thank you for everything, and congrats again on winning the best tour in victoria award, you deserve it so much

    thumb Bryan Loyson
  • positive review  I’d 100% recommend this tour to anybody, especially those starting their working holiday visa! Had the most incredible week starting to tick off my bucket list, and experienced loads of places and activities we would never have found by ourselves. Darryl was the best tour guide we could’ve asked for and we also had an amazing group who became like a family away from home. Starting our trip here also meant that all the stress of setting up for work and onward travels was completely taken away, and just allowed us to get excited!! It’s also really reassuring to know that Darryl and Adam are just a phone call away if we need them at any point on our travels around Australia. Such an awesome tour run by awesome people! 💙

    thumb Katie Harris

    positive review  Welcome to Travel was by far the best investment I’ve made while travelling. I can’t recommend it enough. Every part of the week tour exceeded my expectations. The excursions included so much that I wanted to do in Australia, the accommodation was great, and the guides are all amazing. My guide was Claudia who made the week so much fun. Claudia, Adam and Daryll also made the process of booking the rest my travel plans so seamless, I couldn’t imagine having done it without their help. After one week I left with a set travel plan, 15 amazing new friends and tons of great memories. Thanks so much to the team for the best week ever!!

    thumb Gabriel Miller

    positive review  Would definitely recommend this tour. Not a single bad thing that I could say about my week here. Everyday was packed with so many activities making it so much value for the price. Darryl and Adam instantly learned everyone's names and made everyone feel so comfortable. As the week went by the felt more like friends rather than out guides. The help and support that you get at the end of the trip is priceless as you feel like they are with you for the whole trip. Thanks guys for a perfect week in the beautiful Melbourne.

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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.