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.
 

See more of Australia than the average tourist If you're flying Down Under, you'll want to make the most of your time there. Qantas Explorer fares can take you further and give you the chance to see more of Australia.

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, QantasLink, Jetstar or Airnorth. 

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. 

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.

Icons and landmarks

London Heathrow (via Dubai or Singapore) > Sydney > Ayers Rock (Uluru) > Cairns > London Heathrow (via Sydney and Dubai or Singapore)^

Explore Sydney Opera house

Sydney

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

Cairns

Snorkel or dive the beautiful Great Barrier Reef.

Explore Cairns
Explore Auckland Auckland New Zealand

Auckland

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

Explore Auckland
Explore Wellington Wellington

Wellington

Welcome to New Zealand's picturesque waterfront capital city.

Explore Wellington
Explore Christchurch Christchurch tram

Christchurch

Experience a myriad of traditional and contemporary culture. 

Explore Christchurch

Coast to Coast

London Heathrow > Perth > Broome > Melbourne > London Heathrow (via Perth)

Explore Perth Cottesloe Beach, Perth

Perth

Seemingly endless sunshine and pristine sandy beaches await.

Explore Perth
Explore Broome Broome

Broome

Take in the spectacular natural beauty and rich cultural history.

Explore Broome
Explore Melbourne Great Ocean Road

Melbourne

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

Explore Melbourne

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.

Once you've booked your international flights with us to Australia, follow these simple steps to book your domestic flights to take advantage of these great fares:

  1. Sign in to your international booking from the Manage Booking page with your booking reference or sign in to your Qantas Frequent Flyer bookings.
  2. If your booking is eligible, you'll see a promotional image giving you the option to book your domestic Australian flights.

Know what you want to do and where you'd like to go? Then book all your flights at the same time by choosing the multi-city option when making your Qantas international flight booking.

Important information

Disclaimer: * 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. Prices exclude carrier charges, fees and taxes, which will vary depending on your departure and destination points. 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.

Disclaimer: To include Qantas Explorer fares for your trip to Australia, you can choose the multi-city option when making your booking or through a link/an invitation you may receive after you purchase an eligible International flight on this website.

Disclaimer: To include Qantas Explorer fares for your trip to New Zealand, choose the multi-city option when making your booking.

Fares: Prices based on payment at qantas.com. For bookings made through Qantas Telephone Sales a fee of £20 per person applies. Prices quoted during the booking process include taxes, fees and carrier charges payable to Qantas (exclude any amounts payable to third parties at the airport). 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: International flights - are as per the international fare rules. Qantas Explorer flights - permitted at a charge of £25 per change (or local currency equivalent). All changes are subject to local service fees.

Cancellations: As per the international fare rules.

View the Qantas Explorer fare rules.

Disclaimer: ^ Non-stop flights from London Heathrow to Perth connecting on to Melbourne are scheduled to start 25 March 2018, subject to aircraft and schedule changes and subject to government and regulatory approval. Flights to Melbourne via Dubai on the A380 will operate until 24 March 2018. From 25 March 2018, flights from London to Melbourne are via Singapore, or via Perth, subject to government and regulatory approval.

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