WELCOME TO TRAVEL: MELBOURNE

The Perfect Way To Start Your Australian Adventure

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WHY WELCOME TO TRAVEL?

HASSLE FREE

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.

MAKE FRIENDS

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

MEMBERS FOR LIFE

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 ARE YOU

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....

BUCKET LIST

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!

AWARD WINNING

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.

THE 8-DAY WELCOME TO TRAVEL: MELBOURNE

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...

4-DAY MELBOURNE MINI PACK

ARRIVAL DAY

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

WELCOME DAY

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

WHAT NEXT DAY

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

EXPLORING DAY

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....

WHO WE WORK WITH

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

REVIEWS

  • Just finished the tour with welcome to travel! Had an amazing week exploring Melbourne, doing foodtours, taking a roadtrip to Phillip Island and much more. Made a little Ozzy family here all because of this tour! They also sorted out my Australian bank account, tax-numbers, simcard and helped me to plan the rest of my trip. Feeling way more confident now with everything and the trip that's still ahead of me. Would recommend this tour to everyone who is travelling alone and is looking for a place to start. Lifetime membership included! Darryl, Adam and Clouds are the best.

    thumb Charlotte Tiems
    10/07/2018

    I have just done the 4 day package with the team. All of them are fantastic people, they make everything very simple for you and seem to be endless fountains of knowledge. They will be able to help you with every aspect of your trip to Australia, I finished my package yesterday and already have a job lined up thanks to them. The 4-day package is fantastic value for money, and I was fortunate enough to spend a day and an evening with the longer package group. Based on that short time I would definitely recommend that longer package. It is more expensive but, in hindsight, I’d say the value for money is even greater. In short: great people, great company, and I look forward to consulting them about my future plans when I return from the outback.

    thumb Jamie Clark
    12/02/2018

    Excellent guides, shows you loads of great places and will point out anything you could possibly want. If Melbourne has it he'll find it. Loads of great activities and well organised (well Darryl tries his best). Would 100% recommend An excellent start to your Australia trip and they set you up with anything you want to do going forward.

    thumb Patrick Henshall
    9/02/2018
  • Welcome to travel is definitely the best way to begin your aussie adventures !! Everything is so smooth with that team, from the pick up at the airport to the final BBQ on the rooftop !! Lots of activities to satisfy each personality surf, visits, food, drink, wildlife.. An incredible guide (Claudia) who perfectly know her city, and new friends to begin your trip :)) So happy and confident for the rest of my year in Australia, many thanks to Daryl, Adam & Claudia !!

    thumb Marie Lou
    11/04/2018

    If you’re anything like me and feeling nervous or hesitant about what you’re going to do when you arrive in Melbourne, then book this trip! It’ll change your prospective in every way, you’ll have the best week of your life and do so many amazing things that you probably wouldn’t get a chance or even think to do. The trip made me feel so comfortable from the day we all met to even after the trip had finished and to top if off with the help and support from Daryll and Adam I NOW HAVE A JOB with so much ease thanks to them! Cannot thank you enough!! So thank you for everything!

    thumb Christy Illman
    10/29/2018

    If your looking for an action packed, extremely informative, welcoming first week in Melbourne, these guys are for you! Not only is there heaps of fun stuff during the week, there is also time set aside to plan your ongoing travels & work. (much needed having nearly finished the week not knowing our next step).. Within half a day Adam had planned our next month & a half! There is a reason they have just won The Best Tour in Victoria 2018!! Thanks for everything fam! 🇦🇺❤️

    thumb Shell Griffiths
    11/18/2018
  • 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
    11/11/2018

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

    thumb Josh Blackwell
    11/18/2018

    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
    10/28/2018
  • The 8 days with welcome to travel have been one of the most fun and exciting experiences of my life. The welcome to travel staff, Daryll, Claudia and Adam, are such great people and i have made a lot of good friends this week. I would highly recommend welcome to travel to everyone coming to Australia. Melbourne is an awesome city to start your travels and welcome to travel, apart from it being extremely fun, will also give you a great headstart to help you on your travels after.

    thumb Jelle van der Lee
    12/02/2018

    I had a great time. All of you guys are super awesome and have been a huge help for me. The week was the perfect start for my Australia adventure. I am looking forward to keeping in touch.

    thumb Tom Schultz
    11/04/2018

    Was very sceptical at first after I booked this about what was in store for me but can definitely say it was one of the best weeks I’ve had with a mad bunch of people. Claudia, Adam and Darryl done more for us than I ever expected, all three of them made me feel so welcome and guided me through my first week in Melbourne and are continuing to support me through the rest of my travels in Australia. Met loads of new people from all over and made some really good friends, all in all a great experience that I’d highly recommend if you’re thinking of coming to aus and not sure what way to go about it. Shoutout to mumma Clauds for being a champ🤙🏼

    thumb Alex Carruthers
    12/05/2018
  • 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
    1/06/2019

    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
    10/30/2018

    On the last day of the tour now and I wish it wouldn't end! If anyone is a first time solo traveller like myself, then I'd definitely recommend this tour. I got to do so many things on my bucket list in one week and the guys can't do enough for you, helping you to settle in, show off the best that Melbourne has to offer and help you plan your onward journey. It's been the best week and a great way to kick start your Aussie adventure!

    thumb Lisa Evans
    10/07/2018

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