Rustic Pathways uses Qantas Airlines for our escorted group flights from North America to Brisbane, Australia (BNE). Students beginning their trip in North America are required to depart on our escorted group flight from our gateway airport in Los Angeles (LAX).Students are responsible for arranging their own domestic travel to our gateway city.
Students joining our programs from outside North America are responsible for arranging their own travel to Brisbane, Australia (BNE) during a specified arrival window. Arriving outside this window may incur special transportation arrangements and fees. Please reach out to your Personal Travel Advisor to confirm specific arrival and departure airports and times.
Students departing from outside North America are responsible for making all their own airfare arrangements.
Some programs may have additional internal airfare costs. Please reference the program page for details.
Some programs involve travel within the destination country. This airfare is charged separately and is dependent upon the program. Some programs have single in country flights, while other programs have multiple internal segments.
|Program||Internal Airfare Cost|
|Seven Wonders of Australia||$1,295|
|Great Barrier Reef Dive Expedition||$495|
|The Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve Project (College Program)||$895|
If you are combining a program in Australia with one of our programs in Asia, you should travel to Australia first and then Asia.
|Additional Destination:||Cost Inc. Estimated Tax:|
|Fiji Islands||+ $665|
Students traveling on United States passports must obtain an Australian visa prior to traveling to Australia. Information about acquiring your visa will be provided to you prior to your trip.
Students traveling with Rustic Pathways on passports not issued by the United States are responsible for determining their own visa requirements. Please check with the appropriate consulate or embassy.