About Us

AusJourney is operated by AusJourney Pty Ltd whose sole business is to provide safe, educational and fun Adventurous Journeys for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award (The Duke of Ed).

Operating across NSW and the ACT, we offer supervised overnight hikes that meet and exceed The Duke of Ed requirements for their practice and qualifying Adventurous Journeys; Bronze, Silver and Gold.

As a small company, we have the luxury of being able to hand pick our Instructors to ensure the highest level of safety and quality for all our journeys. Highly experienced, these Instructors will accompany and supervise each group, to train and equip participants with the tools and skills to stay safe while meeting and exceeding their Adventurous Journey requirements.

When doing business with AusJourney, you can expect the best value for money, which is the basis of all our business relationships. Balancing all relevant factors; safety, quality, reliability and positive customer experiences, we will deliver a true value for money Adventurous Journey in a safe and meaningful way.

Mission Statement

To empower under 25-year old’s and challenge them to be the best version of themselves through Adventurous Journeys.


Core values

Safety – Keeping participants, staff, service delivery partners and employees safe

Integrity – Honest, consistent and positive relationships

Trust – We do what we say we will do

Environment – Conducting our business in an environmentally aware and responsible manner whilst teaching minimal impact and Leave No Trace (LNT) Principles to our participants.


Safety & Risk

Your safety and welfare are our primary concern, and we are committed to the provision of a safe and healthy environment for its participants, general public, service delivery partners and employees.

Our current safety protocols include:

  • Comprehensive policies, procedures and risk assessments in excess of the Australian Adventure Activity Standards (AAAS);
  • Internal audits conducted annually across all our operating areas;
  • Dedicated safety procedures to cater for a variety of situations including severe weather conditions;
  • Dedicated emergency management protocols to effectively and efficiently manage any and all critical incidents;
  • Qualification register to track and monitor Instructor qualifications, competency and currency;
  • Comprehensive equipment monitoring, testing and tracking to ensure all safety equipment is up to date and replaced, if required.

For more information, please see our dedicated Safety and Risk Management page.

We also provide an affordable consultancy service for all school outdoor education programs and/or Cadet camps, Scout groups or stand-alone adventure activity providers who conduct their own outdoor education or adventure activities. For more information, please see our Consultancy page.