Originally Posted by Bruce
You really do need at least a month. I have friends from the UK who have come for a couple of weeks because of their jobs but really what do they see? Distances are vast compared to the UK even a trip from Sydney to Broken Hill will take at least a week if you drive there and back (and rush) yet you still haven't left NSW (though you are in a different time zone)
My brother came last year for a month; flew to the Barrier Reef and Melbourne but still ran out of time and didn't even get to the Blue Mountains. He is coming back in February.
Backpackers get the best deal with their outback working visas so they can stay for up to 2 years.
Our son went on an out back visa, he now has citizenship
We will probably get their when we retire. That's why I'm saving now. It will be the once in a lifetime trip and if I'm going to travel that far, I want to see as much as I can and I know that means a lot of internal flights and of course being older, I don't want to have to penny pinch and slum it
I understand the cost of living is pretty horrendous out there
Fella I'm working to ATM has a brother in Perth and his brother flies over here for a weekend
Would take me a week to recover from the flight