Past Tours

Friday 20th to Thursday 26th July 2018

Brisbane to Mackay by chartered railcar

Beginning in Brisbane, this unique tour will feature travel by chartered heritage railcar, Spirit of Queensland express train and road coach accompanying the entire tour, as we explore the islands of Queensland. Exquisite icons and old favourites, a-place-to-call-home and the less-frequented – join us as we experience the great diversity of landscapes and singular beauty of Lamb, Bribie, Fraser, Curtis and Great Keppel Islands. Exclusive, insightful touring, the comfort of a private train and chartered vessels, and good accommodation make this a truly memorable itinerary.


Islands of Tasmania

This is a 7 day tour by luxury chartered aircraft visiting 5 of the Tasmanian islands: Flinders, King, Maria, Bruny and Sarah. We spend 2 nights on each of the Bass Strait islands of King and Flinders and we have comprehensive guided sightseeing throughout the tour. You’ll see the contrasts between the islands: seaweed harvesting, a 7000 year old calcified forest, penguins, a former Tasmanian aboriginal mission, the renown King Island Dairy, former penal colony and the resupply port for French and English sailors as well as the site of Australia’s worst maritime accident.

We fly in a Cessna Caravan aircraft which is certified as one the safest single engine aeroplanes. Its equipped with 6 passenger seats so everyone has a window seat and we fly at altitudes which afford the best views commensurate with safety and operational requirements.

Caravan 208B-2170 (N2422J)interiors with new single seat commuter arrangement for Lori Lucion. Beauty exteriors.

Cessna Caravan interior with seat arrangement as for our tour.

Maria Island



South Coast Insights

Unique, small group touring by private chartered coach from Thirroul and Wollongong to discover the Shoalhaven and Eurobodalla regions of Southern NSW.

We stay 3 nights in comfortable motel accommodation at Bateman’s Bay and each day we will explore the district. Our touring will include a specially chartered luncheon cruise on the Wagonga Inlet from Narooma aboard the historic MV Wagonga Princess. Other highlights will include Mogo Zoo and Mogo historic township, the seaside town of Ulladulla, Jervis Bay, the Nowra Fleet Air Arm Museum and Nelligen on the Clyde River.

This tour is now fully booked


Southern African Insights

photo by John Tuckerman

Insights Tours boutique itinerary to discover the southern African countries of Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Mozambique. Featuring first class sleeping and dining train travel over 12 days from Walvis Bay, Namibia to Pretoria, South Africa aboard the Shongololo train. In Botswana we’ll visit the Okavango Delta and in Zimbabwe the truly awesome Victoria Falls. The historic and cultural highlights of South Africa will be experienced during our visits to Capetown and Johannesburg. Some of the itinerary will be linked with chartered private aircraft flights allowing us to make the most efficient use of our time. The final destination will be a 2 night stay on the remote but gorgeous coastline of Mozambique