Qantas Explorer fares

Qantas Explorer fares

See more of Australia and New Zealand than the average tourist.

If you're flying Down Under, you'll want to make the most of your time there. Qantas Explorer fares (formerly known as Qantas Walkabout Pass) can take you further and give you the chance to see more of Australia and New Zealand for less. 

Create your own customised experience, starting off in one of our Australian or New Zealand gateways. From there, fly throughout Australia or New Zealand and see some of the best of what's on offer. By booking Qantas Explorer fares, they could cost you a lot less than booking your domestic flights separately.

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Your chance to explore more of Australia

From Bryon Bay in the east to Broome in the west, getting around Australia is easy. Fly Qantas to Australia, and then take advantage of our Qantas Explorer fares to save on domestic flights throughout this great country. There are over 80 routes to get you to more than 30 destinations.
To work out where you can fly between, and get an idea of the cost of each flight, we've divided each route into zones. The amount for the surcharges, fees and taxes will be calculated once you've made your booking, as these will vary depending on your departure and destination points.

Flights are operated by Qantas, Jetstar, Airnorth or are on QantasLink (operated by National Jet Systems, Sunstate Airlines, Eastern Australian Airways and Southern Australian Airlines).

Visiting New Zealand?

If your journey takes you a little further, and you land in New Zealand, you will have the opportunity to take advantage of our Explorer fares, and save on domestic flights around New Zealand. Whether you want to hit the slopes of Queenstown or explore the historic elegance of Christchurch, visiting the corners of this extraordinary country is a must-do.

The domestic flights available around New Zealand are listed below. The amount for the surcharges, fees and taxes will be calculated once you've made your booking, as these will vary depending on your departure and destination points.

Flights are operated by Jetstar or Eastern Australian Airways.

Popular itineraries

Not sure where to go, or looking for a range of experiences? We've done the hard work for you. Check out one of our suggested itineraries below.

Coast to Coast

Sample itinerary: Arrive in Perth > Broome > Melbourne > Depart Australia via Perth

Explore Perth Cottesloe Beach, Perth


Seemingly endless sunshine and pristine sandy beaches await.

Explore Perth
Explore Broome Broome


Take in the spectacular natural beauty and rich cultural history.

Explore Broome
Explore Melbourne Great Ocean Road


Visit the famous 12 Apostles on Victoria's scenic Great Ocean Road.

Explore Melbourne

Icons and landmarks

Sample itinerary: Arrive in Sydney > Ayers Rock > Cairns > Depart Australia via Sydney

Explore Sydney Opera house


See the world famous, heritage listed Sydney Opera House.

Explore Sydney
Explore Uluru Ayers Rock

Ayers Rock

Embrace the magnificence of Uluru.

Explore Uluru
Explore Cairns Great barrier reef


Snorkel or dive the beautiful Great Barrier Reef.

Explore Cairns

Adventure flows in New Zealand

Sample itinerary: Arrive in Auckland > Wellington > Christchurch > Depart New Zealand via Auckland

Explore Auckland Auckland New Zealand


Enjoy the city life in New Zealand's gateway to the North Island.

Explore Auckland
Explore Wellington Wellington


Welcome to New Zealand's picturesque waterfront capital city.

Explore Wellington
Explore Christchurch Christchurch tram


Experience a myriad of traditional and contemporary culture. 

Explore Christchurch

How to book

Depending on whether you are exploring the great continent of Australia, or experiencing all New Zealand has to offer, there are a few ways to book your Qantas Explorer fares.

Important information

*Qantas Explorer fares must be booked in conjunction with a Qantas return international fare to Australia or New Zealand, and have the same validity as your international ticket. Savings are based on a comparison with the year-round fare. At times, there may be sale fares available which may be cheaper than the Qantas Explorer fare for that routing.

^Prices based on payment at Prices exclude carrier surcharges, fees and taxes, which will vary depending on your departure and destination points. For bookings made through Qantas Telephone Sales a fee of €25 per person applies. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rate change. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Additional airport taxes and fees may be required for alternative routings. Offer is subject to availability at time of booking. 

Changes:  Date Changes at any time are permitted free of charge. International flights - are as per the international fare rules. Qantas Explorer flights - permitted at a charge of €30 per change (or local currency equivalent). All changes are subject to local service fees.

Cancellations: As per the international fare rules.