Upcoming Tours

Wednesday 21st to Tuesday 27th August 2019

Lake Eyre by Air 2019

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!

Simpson Desert
Lake Eyre region
Monday 21st to Thursday 24th October 2019

Mountains and Valleys

Mountains and Valleys features 3 nights accommodation at one place and our customary insightful touring. In the glorious season of spring we will see gardens at Mt Tomah, Oberon and Blackheath as well as history, heritage and spectacular scenery. Our touring includes the spectacular Capertee Valley, historic Hartley, and picturesque Rylstone. Mountains and Valleys is all-inclusive, fully escorted, travels by private mini-coach and has a maximum of 15 guests.

 

Images: Destination NSW

Thursday 14th - Friday 29th November 2019

Taiwan Insights

Taiwan Insights is a 16 day tour to the fascinatingly diverse island of Taiwan. Named Ilha Formosa, beautiful island, by 16th century Portuguese seafarers, it continues to live up to that description with monumental mountain ranges, lush tropical forests, dramatic sea cliffs and verdant agricultural lands. Complementing the natural attributes of Taiwan there is much to experience: fresh local cuisine, a diverse culture and history, intriguing markets and Taiwan’s people who have cultural ties and influences from many roots including, of course, China but also European, Japanese and the 14 aboriginal tribes of Taiwan.

Taiwan is well recognised as a very successful economic entity but there is much more – and included in Taiwan Insights are a comprehensive array of experiences to ensure you have a unique, diverse and enjoyable tour.

Thursday 13th to Wednesday 19th February 2020

Islands of Tasmania 2020

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 for our tour.

 

Wednesday 6th to Tuesday 12th May 2020

Northern NSW by Train

620 class railmotor

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.

Our detailed itinerary is available on the link below. If you would like a copy posted to you, please send a message.

 

16th November to 8th December 2020

Patagonian Insights and Antarctica

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.

Register your interest now for a brochure.

 

 

Antarctica

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