Qantas Explorer

Various parts of 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 customised Australian adventure, starting off in one of our Australian capital 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.

Meet the Qantas Explorers

Australia is full of endless experiences. But don’t take our word for it. Meet the Qantas Explorers who highlight the best of Australia and demonstrate how easy it is to get around with Qantas’ comprehensive domestic network. 

Need a little inspiration? Discover our #QantasExplorers favourite destinations.

Meet Justin & Nick @justinickpgh

Meet Justin & Nick
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Justin and Nick are a couple based just outside Washington, DC. They met through a love of travel and have been exploring the world together ever since. Justin and Nick began their trip discovering the sites of Sydney. After, they flew north to Hamilton Island, Queensland where they dove into the clear, blue waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Finally, they returned to Sydney to be dazzled by the vibrancy and fun of Sydney's Mardi Gras celebrations.

Explore Hamilton Island

Meet Rich @richcmanley

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Our newest #QantasExplorer, Rich, considers himself a traveling adventurer, explorer, and magician. He'll begin his Australian adventure in Hobart, where he plans to photograph local wildlife, while hiking Cradle Mountain. From Tasmania, Rich will fly to Melbourne to explore the hustle and bustle and share his magic with the city, before once again going off the beaten track in Darwin.   

Explore Hobart
Explore Melbourne

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Meet Aggie
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Aggie began her trip by visiting some of her favourite spots in Western Australia, followed by a relaxing few days on Australia's East coast. She enjoyed the sights of Sydney and beautiful white sand beaches of Byron Bay and the Gold Coast.

Explore Perth
Explore the Gold Coast

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Meet May
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May experienced Queensland's Gold Coast where she explored the beautiful coastline, visiting as far as picturesque Bryon Bay. For a taste of Australia's desert region, May flew to Alice Springs. Finally, she discovered the vibrant city life of Melbourne.

Explore Alice Springs
Explore Sydney

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Meet Ravi
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Arriving in Darwin, Ravi visited the Top End’s largest city. From there, he flew to the cultural heart of Australia and took in the ancient wonders of Uluru. And of course, no trip to the Northern Territory would be complete without a stop in Alice Springs.

Explore Uluru
Explore Darwin

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Meet Clint @triphackr

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After arriving in the state’s capital of Perth, he boarded a ferry bound for Rottnest Island, home to the Quokka. Next up was diving with the whale sharks in Learmonth - must see for any adventurer. From there it was a short flight back to Perth to explore the Margaret River wineries.  

Explore Perth
Explore Exmouth

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Meet Hailey @dreaming_outloud

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Hailey and Bryce snorkelled the Great Barrier Reef in Cairns and then soaked up the Sydney Harbour sights and coastal walks. Last stop on their itinerary was Melbourne where they discovered hidden laneways.  

Explore Cairns
Explore Melbourne

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Meet Eugenie @feralcreature

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Eugenie flew Qantas from New York to Kangaroo Island where she uncovered hidden gems, stopped in Adelaide which is home to some of Australia’s best wine regions and checked out Melbourne rooftop bars. 

Explore Adelaide
Explore Kangaroo Island


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 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. Travel is in Economy on Qantas or partner airlines. 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.

    Disclaimer: * 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.