Qantas Explorer

Stokes Bay Kangaroo Island in South Australia

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 can take you further and let you experience everything Australia has to offer. 

Create your own customized Australian adventure, starting off in one of our Australian cities. From here you can fly to more than 30 domestic destinations including over 80 routes and see more of Australia for less. To access Qantas Explorer fares, select multi-city in the booking engine.

Discover Australia

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If you’ve ever wanted to dive the Great Barrier Reef, explore the Australian outback, dine by Sydney Harbour or cuddle with a koala, there’s never been a been time. Where will you go with Qantas Explorer?

Sample itineraries

Explore Hamilton Island Bondi Beach

Beaches and Islands

Famous for its beaches and outdoor summer lifestyle, it won’t take long to be seduced by Australia’s rugged beauty. From Sydney Harbour to nature’s aquarium, The Great Barrier Reef, these coastal attractions are waiting for you.

Explore Hamilton Island Explore Sydney Explore Gold Coast
Explore Hobart Breakfast at Tall Timber Cafe

Food and Wine

With a flourishing foodie scene, Australia is home to some of the freshest flavours. Enjoy delicious seafood from our coastal waters and wines, cheeses and meats from further inland, plus world-class restaurants in our cities.

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Explore Uluru Qantas Explorer @asenseofhuber at The Twelve Apostles

City and Culture

Explore vibrant cities bursting with art, museums, music and gourmet dining, or visit quaint country towns. From Alice Springs, Canberra to Melbourne you’ll find exciting exhibitions, shows and sights at every turn.

Explore Uluru Explore Melbourne Explore Canberra
Explore Cairns Kangaroo spotting in Western Australia

Adventure and Wildlife

Whether you hike through rainforests in Queensland or dive with whale sharks on Ningaloo Reef, Australia is the place for fun-filled adventures. Or what could be better than getting up close to wildlife like kangaroos, koalas and quokkas?

Explore Cairns Explore Exmouth Explore Kangaroo Island

Meet the Qantas Explorers

There's so much to see and do in Australia, just one visit is not enough. No matter what type of vacation you prefer, Australia has something for everyone. Don't take our word for it. We sent five #QantasExplorers to Australia to experience it for themselves. See their trip highlights below. One country, infinite adventure.

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Meet Kyle @asenseofhuber

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Beach & Islands

Kyle's trip to Australia begins on Hamilton Island where he'll explore the Whitsundays and Whitehaven Beach. From there, he's off to Tasmania to check out Australia's southern beaches and coastline.

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Meet Jane Joe

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Food and Wine

Experience the taste of Australia with Rachael as she samples local produce in Sydney and the Hunter Valley region, sips a Shiraz in Yarra Valley and indulges in the best food and wine Adelaide has to offer.

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Meet Dave @jonesaroundtheworld

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Beaches and Islands

Last December, Dave flew to Australia on the Qantas Dreamliner to visit Melbourne's Great Ocean Road, Sydney's Bondi Beach and spent a day tracking down a quokka on Rottnest Island.

Meet Lucy @lucylaucht

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City and Culture

Join Lucy as she explores the hidden gems of Sydney's historic Rocks district, Melbourne's colourful laneways and Australia's Red Centre to experience the indigenous culture at Uluru.

Meet Tiffany @tiffpenguin

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Adventure and Wildlife

Shortly, Tiff will be heading off to explore the great walks of Tasmania, sleding the sand dunes on Fraser Island and swimming with the turtles at the Great Barrier Reef. Follow her adventure.


Check out where they've been and share your photos from Australia with #QantasExplorer on Facebook and Twitter.

Explore more than 30 destinations across the country

How to book and save

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.

Or, once you've booked your eligible Economy or Premium Economy 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.
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Zone and fare information

  • Important information

    The Qantas Explorer must be purchased simultaneously with a trans-Pacific Qantas or American Airlines fare from the US to Australia round trip or one way from the US to Australia. Travel is in Economy on Qantas or on Qantas codeshare flights operated by Qantas Link, Jetstar, Alliance Airlines or Air North. No charge for date change; routing change is US$40 per transaction per person. An additional service fee of US$40/AU$80/NZ$80 per person applies for each change made via telephone, retail outlet, or an airport ticket counter, depending on the country where the change is made. The cancellation charge is based on the Qantas international ticket conditions, except that tickets purchased one week or more before departure may be cancelled without charge within 24 hours of ticketing. Child discounts do not apply. Discounts for infants (under 2 years) not occupying a seat are permitted at 10% of the applicable adult fare. No minimum stay; maximum stay 330–350 days from the date of reservation. Seats are limited and may not be available on every flight or day. Other restrictions apply. Airfare is an additional US$30 for reservations made by telephone. Hearing impaired persons may dial 711 (National Relay Service) to contact Qantas at 1 800 227 4500.

    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.

    * Flight operated by Qantas/QantasLink

    ^ Some flights may be operated by Jetstar

    + Codeshare operated by Air North