Careers with AAT Kings

Careers with AAT Kings

For more than a century AAT Kings has been introducing travellers to Australia; exploring rugged terrains and the roads less travelled and setting forth to pioneer new paths through our wide brown land and venturing across the Tasman to showcase the magic of New Zealand’s highest peaks and deepest fjords. Thanks to visionaries like the Pyke family and Bill King, the way we explore the Land Down Under has grown from humble beginnings into one of Australia & New Zealand’s most beloved and award-winning travel companies.

We are, and always have been, pioneers committed to worry-free and sustainable travel, offering only-locals-know adventures led by highly trained Travel Directors and Driver Guides. At AAT Kings and Inspiring Journeys not only are our guests part of our century-old heritage but are welcomed by just as many years experience in The Travel Corporation (TTC). As part of this family of brands our guests join hundreds of thousands of people around the world who enjoy the outstanding service, experiences and value from our award-winning travel and hospitality brands spanning the globe.

With more than 10,000 colleagues across 40 offices worldwide, your career at AAT Kings, Inspiring Journeys and TTC is all about creating unforgettable and meaningful experiences for our guests.

Join Australia and New Zealand’s leading tour providers today and grow your travel and tourism career.

Frequently asked questions about employment

We advertise current vacancies on our recruitment website - click here

We also welcome general expressions of interest for the positions of Driver Guide, Drivers or Travel Directors. We will hold your Resume on file for 6 months for consideration, should positions become available. Register online

Positions in our Australian office are also advertised on


*Drivers or Driver guide positions

Jobs in Australia

By mail: Talent Acquisition Specialist
PO Box 564 Bondi Junction 1355
Visit: Careers - AUSTRALIA OR NEW ZEALAND | The Travel Corporation

Jobs in New Zealand

By mail: The General Manager
PO Box 68640, Newton, Auckland
By fax: +64 9 3001595
By email:
For general enquiries call: +64 9 3001520

*Travel Director positions

Please apply online

*Jobs in our offices

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If you have applied for a position that is currently available, applications may take up to 10 days to process and due to high volumes of applications only successful applicants are contacted after the closing date stated.

Your application will be kept on file for 6 months so if a suitable position becomes available we will contact you to discuss.

Unsuccessful applicants will be advised of their application’s result via email.

Please note, due to anti-spam laws, it is advisable to check your computers settings to allow emails from unknown origins whilst you are waiting to hear back from us.

AAT Kings welcomes applications from experienced individuals who meet the requirements of the role advertised.

You must be either:

  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen
  • An Australian or New Zealand resident
  • Have already gained necessary Australian or New Zealand working rights.

Overseas applicants can refer to Successful candidates will need to provide evidence of their right to work before commencing employment.


We accept applications for work experience from students of recognised educational institutions. The work is voluntary and unpaid.

Careers - AUSTRALIA OR NEW ZEALAND | The Travel Corporation

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For Drivers and Driver guides

We have seasonal positions in Darwin (between March-October) and casual Driver Guide positions in Ayers Rock, Alice Springs and Sydney.

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For Guides - at Uluru (Ayers Rock)

We welcome casual staff for Day tours and Japanese speaking tours.

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Candidates for the position of Travel Director with AAT Kings are required to have previous guiding experience.

There are other positions within AAT Kings which do not require experience, and our sister brand, Contiki Holidays accepts applications from enthusiastic and able individuals, with intakes in March annually.

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Career Opportunities

Careers on the road

Apart from spending your days living and breathing the best parts of Australia and New Zealand everyday, you’ll have the opportunity to bring our fascinating culture and unique natural beauty to life for our guests, introducing them to vibrant characters, makers and producers along the way. No two days are the same, and you’ll be part of a passionate team who go above and beyond to provide exceptional stories and help guests create memories to last a lifetime. 

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Careers in our offices

With our head office conveniently located in Alexandria in Sydney’s Inner West and teams also located in Darwin, Uluru, Alice Springs, Cairns, Adelaide and Auckland, we’re always on the lookout for great communicators, expert storytellers and those who pride themselves on providing exceptional customer service behind the scenes.

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Tour Guide Ready Program

Discover wild places to defy belief and kickstart your career in the travel industry. Gain the skills and knowledge needed to become a remarkable tour guide with the Tour Guide Ready Program. You’ll receive comprehensive training with this apprenticeship-style program as well as mentorship from industry experts, and hands-on experience with our renowned travel brand, AAT Kings, Australia & New Zealand’s leading tour operator. Not only will you learn to deliver immersive and interactive travel experiences for our guests, you could be eligible to receive a $2,500* bonus package, travel perks for you and your family and friends and opportunities to explore a future career with our international brands such as Contiki, Trafalgar and more!

 Join us and pave the way for a fulfilling career while pursuing your love for adventure.

*Conditions apply

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Why work with us?

Learning & Development

Collaborate and connect to create amazing travel experiences and grow your career with on-the-job training

Paid Volunteer Time

With two days paid Volunteer leave, give back to a cause you believe in

A corner office and a $700,000 work vehicle

As a Driver Guide you'll be trained on our fleet of modern, fuel efficient luxury coaches

Travel Discounts

Available for staff, family and friends across The Travel Corporation family of brands

Employee Assistance Program

Confidential counselling and support for your wellbeing

Inclusive Workplace

The Travel Corporation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

A Global leader in Sustainability in Tourism

Read more about how we MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®

Careers on the road

Imagine – a job where you get to see the very best parts of Australia or New Zealand, every day. Meet new and interesting people, work alongside passionate colleagues and develop yourself to the next level.

The best coaches and itineraries are one thing, but running a professional tour is another. That’s where our staff on the road excel.

A Day in the Life of a Driver Guide

Curious about what it's like to live the dream in one of the most breathtaking locations on Earth? Get ready to embark on a visual journey through the iconic landscapes of the Red Centre to experience a day in the life of our amazing Driver Guides. Imagine an office where you could start your working day with sunrise over Uluru or sign off under a sky painted with a million stars. Our Driver Guides aren't just experts on the road; they're storytellers, unveiling the secrets and cultural richness of this remarkable region.

Ready to immerse yourself in the world of a Driver Guide?

Press play and get ready to fall in love with the Red Centre – not just as a destination, but as a way of life.

Driver Guides and Drivers

To apply you need:

  • A valid HR license
  • Possess or be able to obtain a Level 2 First Aid Certificate
  • The ability to relocate geographically to one of these locations: Ayers Rock, Alice Springs, Darwin or Sydney

Travel Directors

To apply you need:

  • HSC or equivalent secondary qualification
  • Public speaking experience
  • Possess or be able to obtain a Level 2 First Aid certificate
  • The ability to relocate geographically
  • A passion for interacting with people

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Travel Australia & New Zealand, meet amazing people, dine under the stars.

Believe it or not, this is a job.

Careers in our offices

It takes a dedicated team behind-the-scenes to push boundaries and provide remarkable experiences for our guests. Our team are passionate about showing our travellers that the remarkable is hidden in the unexpected, from our team of reservations agents who will start you off on your journey to our operations team who endeavour to provide those money-can't-buy experiences each an every time. With offices based in Sydney, Melbourne, Alice Springs, Yulara, Darwin and Auckland, as well as hybird work opportunities there are plenty of ways you can kick start your travel and tourism career.

AAT Kings is part of The Travel Corporation Family of Brands. With a simple philosophy to create enriching experiences for our guests, The Travel Corporation is constantly innovating on new ways to provide industry leading service and life-changing moments for anyone who travels with any of our 40 award-winning brands.

Australia & New Zealand awaits.

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