Eyre Peninsula Insights

A 9 day tour of the Eyre Peninsula by luxury coach featuring an extensive array of diverse touring. Designed to coincide with the giant cuttlefish breeding season in Spencer Gulf, our tailor-made touring includes Arid Lands Botanic Garden at Port Augusta, Whyalla Maritime Museum, Port Lincoln, Streaky Bay as well as some highlights of the Yorke Peninsula and the mid north of South Australia.

Fully booked.

 

Riverina Insights

A six day tour of the Riverina region of NSW. Travelling by a private, chartered railcar and touring with our accompanying coach.

We’ll visit a diverse range of interesting locations and enjoy visits to the historic town of Walla Walla, a Riverina orange orchard, an iris farm, Temora Rural Museum, Griffith and and a chartered luncheon cruise from Mulwala on the mighty Murray River. The first and last days of the tour feature the magnificent Illawarra Escarpment with a lookout stop only accessible by train.

Included: fully escorted, all meals, extensive travelling aboard chartered train, coach and vessel; ensuite accommodation and all touring.

WA by Air July 2023

A truly unique perspective of this enormously diverse state. We have two departures for this extraordinary 13 day tour.  Flying in a Cessna Caravan aircraft with a maximum of just 7 guests you will see the length and breadth of WA’s superlative scenery. Fully escorted. Comprehensive ground touring with all meals and accommodation included in the tariff.

Outback by Air

Flying in your private chartered Cessna Caravan aircraft with a maximum of  just 7 guests, start your adventure from Shellharbour (Wollongong). Each day you’ll be enthralled with a bird’s eye perspective of the true Outback. We fly to Winton via the quintessential outback towns of Eulo and Thargomindah and land at Lark Quarry where we see first hand the footprints of dinosaurs. Our overnight visit of the historic town of Winton reveals its connection to Waltzing Matilda.

The spectacle of the Queensland Channel Country is best appreciated from your window seat – each guest has their own window – as we fly to Birdsville for overnight. Experience the sunset from Big Red – one of the giant red dunes in the Simpson Desert. Our aerial tour then  takes us south- west from Birdsville following the Diamantina River to Lake Eyre and the  Painted Desert – a natural phenomena of varied coloured hills. The ancient, rugged and majestic Flinders Ranges feature a 2 night stay and a whole day of special touring from our comfortable base at Arkaroola.

Our final day is flying over Lake Frome, Broken Hill, Menindee Lakes to World Heritage Listed Lake Mungo where we have an exclusive tour and lunch before re-boarding our plane for the flight to Wollongong.

Islands of Tasmania 2023

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.

Outback South Australia by Air

A truly unique tour travelling by chartered aircraft. Departing from Wollongong NSW with just 5 guests. Experiences range from a chartered private carriage on the Pichi Richi Railway’s Afghan Express from Quorn to Port Augusta; Smoky Bay oyster farm, private tour of Lake MacDonnell gypsum mine, Maralinga, the tiny town of Forrest WA (pop.2), Flinder’s Island and Kangaroo Island with your own private cook and of course… a bird’s eye view of some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in Australia!

Lake Eyre by Air 2022

This seven day itinerary, travelling by private, chartered aircraft, visiting outback NSW, Queensland and South Australia, takes in the Corner Country, Lake Eyre and Lake Mungo. A truly quintessential Australian journey tracing the steps of European explorers and colonial drovers, and walking in the timeless land of indigenous Australians. You will visit outback stations, see the famous Cooper Creek and Lake Eyre, explore the unique Flinders Ranges and experience the indigenous perspective of fascinating Lake Mungo. A must-do trip

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