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Welcome Week

Total Price: $889 AUD

Whether you are completing an internship or not, the Welcome Week takes in all the highlights of Sydney & surrounds.
The week will explore all the best bits Sydney has to offer during both the day & night. It is informative and a tonne of fun; the perfect way to start your down under experience. The complete package includes accommodation, airport transfer, sim-card, bank account and even job offers for an entire year.
The program starts almost every Monday of the year (& Thursdays in busy season), extra accommodation can be booked if your flight arrives before this time.

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Itinerary

Monday; City Tour & Dinner

The guides meet you at the hostel and escort you to the initial induction information session. The week will be explained,  tax file numbers organised, as well as sim-cards.
A guided walk of the City follows taking in Darling Harbour, the Harbour Bridge, Opera House & China Town to name a few.
Dinner & a drink are then provided at the local backpacker bar.
Meals included : 1

Tuesday; Harbour Cruise

The morning starts with a talk about how to get a job, tax requirements for travelers, bank cards are handed out, how to write the perfect CV, job training, City transport info, and loads more.
Once that’s out of the way, we set sail for a sensational cruise around Sydney Harbour. No day on the harbour would be complete without a swim and your first Aussie BBQ.
Meals included : 1

Wednesday; Paradise HQ Day 1

We travel to our ‘Paradise HQ’. where we are based in our eco-friendly accommodation for the next three days.
Located in the rainforest only 5 minutes from the beach and home to a pet kangaroo; it’s not hard to see why this place is paradise.
Perfect beaches, sand dunes and unique Aussie wildlife (e.g.koalas) are just some of the highlights.
After a splash in the ocean, it’s pizza for dinner.
Meals included : 1

Thursday; Paradise HQ Day 2

After breakfast the day explodes with a 4WD trip over the sand dunes and a history lesson about the Aboriginal culture. Next it’s time to slide down the sand dunes on a board….try not to finish with a mouth full of sand!
Back to HQ for lunch, a swim and kick back on the beach.
A guided bush walk follows….destination; scenic lookout point to spot koalas in the trees and whales in the ocean (May – November).
Light the camp fire and it’s a BBQ dinner and drinks on the beach.
Meals included : 3

Friday; Paradise HQ Day 3

Breakfast is followed by a boat cruise to watch the dolphins at play.
We have one final splash in the ocean, say farewell to HQ, and then drive back to the City.
We check back into the hostel and take it easy.
Meals included : 1

Saturday; Party!!

The night starts at one of our favourite bars and the pub crawl begins.
We party at 3 different bars with a free drink included at each.
An awesome night out is had by all!!

Sunday; Beach Tour

We take a walk along the famous coastal path from Coogee Beach to Bondi Beach. Along the way we stroll by six of the best beaches in Sydney. After cooling off with a swim at the famous Bondi Beach, we head back to the City to unwind and reflect on what was a memorable first week in Sydney.

Additional Inclusions

Job Search

You are provided with a 12 month membership to Australia’s best backpacker job service.

Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) & Bar Skills

To work in a venue that sells alcohol, all staff must complete an RSA. This includes any job in a bar, pub or restaurant selling alcohol. The course is provided online and is only valid in QLD, NT, WA and SA. An RSA valid in NSW can be arranged for an extra fee.
A bar skills training is also provided.

Note: If you have no intention to work in Australia and don’t require any of the ‘job training or services’, then this can be replaced with a free Blue Mountains trip.

Inclusions
AccommodationYes
Airport transfer shuttle busYes
Just Arrived Info SessionYes
1-Day Activity (I.e Sydney Harbour Cruise)Yes
12-Months of job offersYes
Resume Review ServiceYes
Mail Holding ServiceYes
Bank Account set up before arrivalYes
SIM cardYes
Tax File Number arrangedYes
Tax refund adviceYes
24-Hr Emergency Support NumberYes
Free WiFi internet in SydneyYes
Medicare organisedYes
Travellers DiscountsYes
Guided Sydney city tourYes
Welcome Dinner & DrinkYes
3-Days / 2-Nights at HQ
- Sand Dune 4WD Tour & Sandboarding
- National Park Bushwalk
- Dolphin Cruise
Yes
Sydney Pub CrawlYes
Sydney Coogee - Bondi Beach TourYes
Online RSA Training CourseYes
Bar Skills Training CourseYes

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