Australia is the most popular gap year holiday & travel destination in the world with a number of diverse locations where Australia gap year adventures, volunteer work and road trips can be undertaken. It is an island continent and the world’s sixth largest country, with a population of roughly 22.7 million people. Lying between the Indian and Pacific oceans, the country is approximately 4,000 km from east to west and 3,200 km from north to south, with a coastline 36,735 km long. There are some stunning natural wonders you can take in when enjoying a gap year holiday in Australia such as The Great Barrier Reef and Uluru (Ayers Rock) as well as some man made ones like the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Australia’s first inhabitants, the Aboriginal people, are believed to have migrated from some unknown point in Asia to Australia between 50,000 and 60,000 years ago. Australian culture is as broad and varied as the country’s landscape. Australia is multicultural and multiracial and this is reflected in the country’s food, lifestyle and cultural practices and experience. If you are looking for a gap year holiday in Australia, working whilst travelling or are considering volunteer work in Australia have a look at our latest gap experiences below or contact us for more information.