Backpackers Blog

Register for the Big Victorian Harvest and Receive Bonus $2,430

The agriculture industry in Australia has a problem. Being the alluring destination that it is, Australia usually boasts hundreds of thousands of working holidaymakers, each of whom looks for temporary, well-paid casual work to continue their adventure Down Under. But because…Read more

Backpackers’ Guide to The Kimberley

Tucked away in the northernmost corner of Western Australia, the Kimberley is a 423,517 km2 region home to awe-inspiring landscapes, gorgeous gorges and ancient rock formations dating back 350 million years ago to the Devonian period — some of the…Read more

Work and Wander out Yonder

The Western Australia state government today released their latest ad campaign aimed at encouraging WA residents to get out in the field and work in regional WA. If you are in WA and looking for farm work or fruit picking…Read more

The 5 “Border Corners” of Australia

5 border corners of australia
If the red centre of Australia is known for anything, it is nothing. Endless, remorseless, perfect nothing. Sure, there are the big ticket items – Uluru, Lake Eyre, Kings Canyon – but in a space about as big as Europe,…Read more

How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter

Writing a cover letter to a potential employer is a daunting task. And if you have to write it in your second language, in a foreign country, for a job that you might never have done before, it becomes even…Read more

Free Sample Cover Letter Templates

You’ve read our 9 tips for writing an awesome stand-out cover letter, it’s now time to get started on your own. We’ve created some free sample cover letters for you to use. Let’s take a look at three different cover…Read more

A Backpacker’s Guide to the Northern Territory

Author: Kaeli Conforti After spending seven years working as a full-time writer and editor in New York City, Kaeli sold everything and embarked on a solo backpacking adventure through Southeast Asia before starting her Working Holiday Visa years in Australia…Read more

Best Hostels to Stay at in Australia

While there’s a lot to see and do in Australia, there’s no getting around the fact that you’ll spend about a third of your Aussie adventure sleeping.Read more

Is Australia Dangerous for Backpackers?

Is Australia dangerous for backpackers?
Australia is a beautiful place. The people are friendly, the weather is warm, and the landscape is breathtaking. Each part of Australia is different, and there is so much to see and do. But while travelling around Australia can be…Read more

8 Backpacker Jobs with Accommodation

Backpacker Jobs with Accommodation
When travelling for a working holiday, backpackers often look for jobs that combine work with accommodation. Jobs that offer a place to stay simplify your backpacking experience and eliminate the struggle of finding a hotel or hostel nearby. Working holiday…Read more

Ultimate Guide to The Nullarbor Plain

Contents: Map Towns on the Nullarbor By Bike By Hike By Train By Car Accommodation Camping & Campervan Attractions FAQs The Nullarbor Plain is a patch of semi-arid desert that stretches from the goldfields of Western Australia across to the…Read more

Best Backpacker Jobs in Australia for Couples

Best backpacker jobs in Australia for couples
One of the best life experiences a couple can have is travelling together as backpackers. Okay, it can be a challenge, and if you’re still together at the end of your travels, then you should probably get married. However, what…Read more