Quarantine-free travel with Australia

Find out all you need to know about travelling quarantine-free between New Zealand and Australia.

Victoria

From New Zealand to Victoria: Continues

From Victoria to New Zealand: Paused

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During the travel pause, anyone who meets the eligibility criteria and is in the Greater Melbourne area can travel to New Zealand on a return green flight.

Who can fly to New Zealand

  • If you were at a location of interest at the specified time in Victoria, New South Wales or Queensland, you cannot travel to New Zealand from anywhere in Australia until at least 14 days after you were at the location of interest.
  • If you were in Victoria after 7:59pm (NZT) on 25 May, you can fly to New Zealand from another Australian state. You will need to carry evidence of a negative pre-departure test administered no more than 72 hours before departure.
  • However, if you were in the Greater Melbourne area after 11:59pm (NZT) on 27 May, you can fly to New Zealand directly from Melbourne on return green flights. You must meet eligibility criteria, including a negative pre-departure test administered no more than 72 hours before departure.

If you're transiting through Melbourne on your journey to New Zealand, you will need a negative pre-departure test, and you may need to meet return green flight eligibility criteria.

Transiting through Melbourne

Eligibility criteria for return green flights

Locations of interest

New South Wales

From New Zealand to New South Wales: Continues

From New South Wales to New Zealand: Continues with restrictions

If you were at a location of interest

If you were at a location of interest at the specified time in Victoria, New South Wales or Queensland, you cannot travel to New Zealand from anywhere in Australia until at least 14 days after you were at the location of interest.

If you were in Victoria after 7:59pm (NZT) on 25 May

You can fly to New Zealand from another Australian state. You will need to carry evidence of a negative pre-departure test administered no more than 72 hours before departure.

Queensland

From New Zealand to Queensland: Continues

From Queensland to New Zealand: Continues with restrictions

If you were at a location of interest

If you were at a location of interest at the specified time in Victoria, New South Wales or Queensland, you cannot travel to New Zealand from anywhere in Australia until at least 14 days after you were at the location of interest.

If you were in Victoria after 7:59pm (NZT) on 25 May

You can fly to New Zealand from another Australian state. You will need to carry evidence of a negative pre-departure test administered no more than 72 hours before departure.

Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

From New Zealand to Australian Capital Territory (ACT): Continues

From Australian Capital Territory (ACT) to New Zealand: Continues with restrictions

If you were at a location of interest

If you were at a location of interest at the specified time in Victoria, New South Wales or Queensland, you cannot travel to New Zealand from anywhere in Australia until at least 14 days after you were at the location of interest.

If you were in Victoria after 7:59pm (NZT) on 25 May

You can fly to New Zealand from another Australian state. You will need to carry evidence of a negative pre-departure test administered no more than 72 hours before departure.

Northern Territory

From New Zealand to Northern Territory: Continues

From Northern Territory to New Zealand: Continues with restrictions

If you were at a location of interest

If you were at a location of interest at the specified time in Victoria, New South Wales or Queensland, you cannot travel to New Zealand from anywhere in Australia until at least 14 days after you were at the location of interest.

If you were in Victoria after 7:59pm (NZT) on 25 May

You can fly to New Zealand from another Australian state. You will need to carry evidence of a negative pre-departure test administered no more than 72 hours before departure.

South Australia

From New Zealand to South Australia: Continues

From South Australia to New Zealand: Continues with restrictions

If you were at a location of interest

If you were at a location of interest at the specified time in Victoria, New South Wales or Queensland, you cannot travel to New Zealand from anywhere in Australia until at least 14 days after you were at the location of interest.

If you were in Victoria after 7:59pm (NZT) on 25 May

You can fly to New Zealand from another Australian state. You will need to carry evidence of a negative pre-departure test administered no more than 72 hours before departure.

Tasmania

From New Zealand to Tasmania: Continues

From Tasmania to New Zealand: Continues with restrictions

If you were at a location of interest

If you were at a location of interest at the specified time in Victoria, New South Wales or Queensland, you cannot travel to New Zealand from anywhere in Australia until at least 14 days after you were at the location of interest.

If you were in Victoria after 7:59pm (NZT) on 25 May

You can fly to New Zealand from another Australian state. You will need to carry evidence of a negative pre-departure test administered no more than 72 hours before departure.

Western Australia

From New Zealand to Western Australia: Continues

From Western Australia to New Zealand: Continues with restrictions

If you were at a location of interest

If you were at a location of interest at the specified time in Victoria, New South Wales or Queensland, you cannot travel to New Zealand from anywhere in Australia until at least 14 days after you were at the location of interest.

If you were in Victoria after 7:59pm (NZT) on 25 May

You can fly to New Zealand from another Australian state. You will need to carry evidence of a negative pre-departure test administered no more than 72 hours before departure.

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