Saturday 12th to Saturday 19th September 2020
Outback South Australia by Air
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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!
If you haven’t already informed us of your interest, we invite you to register your interest for this unique, fully escorted tour. The detailed itinerary will be published soon. Meanwhile the tour map gives an inkling of the enormous diversity of scenery and experiences you will encounter.
Saturday 24th to Friday 30th October 2020
Northern NSW by Train
This is the chartered railcar which we will travel on during this tour.
A 7 day tour of Northern NSW featuring relaxing train travel aboard a chartered, spacious railcar. Our accompanying coach will facilitate insightful touring of inland northern NSW. A few highlights: the bluestone, university city of Armidale and its esteemed art gallery, the Big Guitar at Tamworth, Uralla’s bushranger museum, Mendooran’s Black Gate Distillery, a working emu farm, Warrumbungle National Park, historic Greta in the Hunter Valley, the convict built Great North Road and a beautiful luncheon cruise on the Brisbane Water at Gosford.
If lots of relaxed travel aboard our chartered railcar with plenty of space, complimentary morning and afternoon teas, delicious lunches on board sounds appealing… we would love to welcome you on board.
Monday 16th November to Tuesday 8th December 2020
A trip of a lifetime taking in the very best of Patagonia with an option to extend for 7 days in Antarctica.
This tailor made tour includes a diverse range of experiences including the Valdes Peninsula, the renown Lakes Crossing between Chile and Argentina, Perito Merino glacier, Tierra del Feugo, the vast plains of Patagonia and the majestic Andes.
Travelling in a small group of like-minded travellers you will experience the Tren Patagonica – the once-weekly train from Viedma to San Carlos de Bariloche at the foothills of the Andes, green Patagonia in Chile, cruise from Ushuaia to Puntas Arenas on board the 4 night Australis cruise and if you choose to extend the tour for a 5 night cruise in Antarctica: – flights to and from Antartica – no rough sea passages on this tour – for 5 extraordinary days cruising the Antarctic Peninsula.
Fully escorted, all meals.
Wednesday 17th to Tuesday 23rd February 2021
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.
Wednesday 9th to Tuesday 15th June 2021
Lake Eyre by Air
Due to the current stay-at-home restrictions and advice associated with coronavirus / COVID 19, Insights Tours has deferred this tour from August 2020 until June 2021.
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
Monday 19th July to Monday 16th August 2021
Siberian Insights will feature the iconic Trans Siberian Railway travelling on Russian Railways very special Imperial Russia train with ensuite cabins, dining car and lounge car. Comprehensive off-train touring at 7 cities enroute and at Lake Baikal – the deepest fresh water lake in the world – will intersperse the 9,200kms journey from Vladivostok to Moscow.
Siberian Insights will also feature touring of Russia’s Far East on the Kamchatka Peninsula and remote Siberia including a day cruise on one of Siberia’s huge rivers – the Lena River.
A journey like no other.
Full details and tariff available soon.
Saturday 4th to Tuesday 21st September 2021
Switzerland…although relatively compact in terms of geographic area, has so much diversity in a small but spectacular landscape. The renown alpine scenery is rightly high on the list of experiences to include in our tour however there is so much more that is special and unique to this country.
Swiss Insights guests will experience the unique and the quintessentially Swiss, whether its the natural, cultural and historic richness of this truly beautiful country or its people and their culinary, linguistic and musical specialities.
Our comprehensive itinerary will include the very best of Switzerland leaving you with an unforgettable experience.