Best Places for Backpackers and Finding Work in Australia
26 Jan 2018

Australia is a big country and can offer places for every taste. It has big cities for people who love night life and the crowd. The hot continent has the charm of the farm life and vast country fields to dig in the busy life of the local backcountry people. For people who love the sea and beaches there is plenty to be explored. The beautiful beaches and world famous places for surfers are offering waves for any skill set level.

Sydney is one of the most famous Australian cities worldwide. The trademarks of the city the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge are visited by millions of tourists every year. The city has many museums and galleries as well as beautiful beaches like Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. It is also great place for backpackers and people on working holiday visa. Plenty of opportunities to find a job that suits you. There are many companies so it could be an office job, sales job, tradesman job or even a beachside opportunity that could suit you.

Melbourne is another multicultural place in Australia with very welcoming culture. In this city despite the English is official language as in whole Australia you can hear more than 100 languages.

If you are a person attracted by culture, music, arts or architecture you will have plenty of opportunities to feast your eyes or ears. Being the cultural capital of the country you may find many jobs here in the area of arts as well as in a start-up companies as the scene is really busy here. The night life has a lot to offer for fun and for work as well. There are many food and drink places offering work which could be your choice.

Cairns is another beautiful place to visit if you are a backpacker or on working holiday visa. Plenty of opportunities to find job in hospitality, tourism or a farm work. The place is famous for its close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef. This only attracts millions of tourists from all over the world. Very close by is the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park where you can get to know a lot about the aboriginal life and get authentic feeling of the culture.

Byron Bay is one of the most famous places for surfers in Australia. Very popular among backpackers as well. It has great beaches and outstanding nature to enjoy. There is a lot of opportunities for seasonal workers especially good for working holiday visa holders. The city is also famous for its music festivals and a meeting point of many famous artists.


Adelaide is the wine capital of Australia. Having more than 200 cellars it is going to be hard to not find your wine of choice. The city is very popular tourist destination despite that its neighbour Melbourne takes most of the attention. There are great food and dine restaurants popular among tourists as well as music and arts places. The botanic garden is some place to visit also. The city is great place for backpackers and seasonal workers looking to spend some great time in a friendly environment.

Author: Visa First