Independent Queen Charlotte Family Walk

5 days from *$2,947 per family PER FAMILY OF 2 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN
select departures: january 2020

The Queen Charlotte Track in the Marlborough Sounds is one of the finest and most diverse coastal tracks in New Zealand. It is a great walk for families especially as you have the option to take a water taxi on a day that you might not feel up to walking. This fantastic independent itinerary will see you staying in superior ensuite rooms with guaranteed sea views, plus give you the luxury of luggage transfers, track transport and daily lunch with a rest day along the way.

inclusions

  • 5 day independent walk with 1 rest day

  • Information pack including track guide

  • 1 night at Ferneaux Lodge in a Cook’s Cottage

  • 1 night at Punga Cove Resort in a Two Bedroom Suite

  • 2 nights at Portage Resort in a Two Bedroom Room

  • Water transport to and from track

  • Luggage transfers

  • Packed lunch each walking day

  • Picton accommodation transfers to and from water taxi

Terms & Conditions: *Costed for January 2020 departure and 2 adults &2 children under 15 years travelling. Price and exchange rate correct at 19 September 2019. Other dates on application. All packages are subject to availability. Prices are correct at time of publication but may be subject to exchange rate and other variations without notice.

Hollyford Track guided walk, new zealand

3 days from *$1,635 per adult twin share
travel dates: 20 October - 23 December 2019

There's a sound argument to be made that the best of New Zealand is only accessible by foot. Located in the Fiordland National Park, the dramatic Hollyford Valley is New Zealand’s wilderness at its most undisturbed and inspiring. Your experience is one of snow-capped mountains, ancient rainforests, pristine rivers and lakes, cascading waterfalls, remote sand dunes, and pounding surf. The trip concludes with a scenic helicopter flight into Milford Sound.

inclusions

  • Pre-departure briefing

  • Experienced guides

  • 2 nights accommodation and all meals on the track

  • Captivating jet boat journey

  • Scenic helicopter flight from Martin’s Bay to Milford Sound

  • Return coach transport from Queenstown and Te Anau (Queenstown transport not available if you choose to overnight in Te Anau or Milford)

  • Use of backpacks, rain jackets if required, bedding, towels, soap, shampoo and hairdryers

Also available from *$2,265 per adult twin share 26 Dec 2019 - 28 Apr 2020

Terms & Conditions: * Price for children aged 10-14 is $1,635 (20 Oct-23 Dec 19) and $1,839 (26 Dec 19-28 April 20). All packages are subject to availability. Prices are correct at time of publication but may be subject to exchange rate and other variations without notice. Specific travel dates and black out dates may apply.

milford track guided walk, new zealand

5 Days from *$1,968 per person multi share bunk room
Travel dates: 1-30 Nov 2019; 1-22 April 2020 (+ *$293 1 Dec 19 - 31 Mar 2020)

Described as the ‘finest walk in the world, this 53km guided trek is New Zealand’s most famous. Over 5 days / 4 nights expert guides will lead you through the heart of Fiordland National Park to Milford Sound. The memories will last a lifetime and the sense of achievement is awesome.

inclusions

  • Accommodation in well-appointed wilderness lodges

  • All meals and snacks on track

  • All transportation

  • Services of an expert guide

  • 40ltr backpack - that will contain your belongings and you will carry with you

  • Scenic cruise on the majestic Milford Sound

Upgrade to a private en-suite queen twin room + *$522

Terms & Conditions: * All packages are subject to availability. Prices are correct at time of publication but may be subject to exchange rate and other variations without notice. Specific travel dates and black out dates may apply.

luxury cape to cape walk, western australia

4 days from *$2,690 per person twin share
select departures: sep-nov 2019; march-june 2020, september - november 2020

Walk into luxury on this fantastic Cape to Cape Walk, a fully guided small group (2-14 guests) journey which combines the best segments of the Cape to Cape track which traverses along the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park in the beautiful Margaret River Region. Indulge in once in a lifetime food and wine experiences and ultra-luxe accommodation at the exclusive beachfront property, Injidup Spa Retreat. Jam packed with luxurious highlights, the inclusions on this walk are simply unparalleled.

inclusions

  • 3 nights accommodation at Injidup Spa Retreat in an oceanfront pool villa

  • 4 days guided walking on the Cape to Cape Track (averaging 6-14 kilometres per day)

  • All food and wine, including select local wines in your villa

  • Welcome drinks and map briefing

  • 4 course lunch with matched wines at picturesque Wills Domain winery

  • Evening of food and wine at acclaimed local venue in picturesque setting

  • Private chef prepared dinner showcasing local produce with local wines to taste

  • Optional massage treatment at Bodhi J Spa at Injidup Spa Retreat (pre-booking essential)

  • Transfers to/from the track and dining experiences; plus return transfers to/from Perth

  • Day-pack supplied and stainless steel water bottle to keep

Terms & Conditions: * All packages are subject to availability. Prices are correct at time of publication but may be subject to exchange rate and other variations without notice. Specific travel dates and black out dates may apply.

The Maria Island Walk, Tasmania

4 days from $2,550 per person twin share
select departures: Oct, nov, dec 2019; Jan-Oct 2020 departures from
*$2,600

Take on one of the world’s great walks in picturesque Maria Island, a world heritage listed national park just off the east coast of Tasmania. This gentle four day guided walk combines rare Tasmanian wildlife, spectacular scenery, and fascinating history.

inclusions

  • 4 day guided walk with a maximum of ten guests and two guides

  • 2 nights wilderness glamping accommodation

  • 1 night heritage listed accommodation

  • 3 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners and wine

  • Bus/boat transfers between Hobart and Maria Island

  • National Park fees

  • Use of backpacks, sleeping bag liners, pillow cases, head torches & waterproof jackets

  • Emergency communications & group first aid kit

Terms & Conditions: * Prices are per person twin share. $2,550 available on select October, November and December 2019 departure dates. January through until October 2020 select departures available from *$2,600. All packages are subject to availability. Prices are correct at time of publication but may be subject to exchange rate and other variations without notice. Specific travel dates and black out dates may apply.

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Snowshoeing in Bosnia & Skiing in st moritz

21 days from *$6,979 per person

This carefully crafted winter adventure is the perfect blend of guided snowshoeing and ample independent travel throughout some of Europe’s most enchanting cities and cosmopolitan ski resorts. Start with a stop in the vibrant Croatian capital of Zagreb before heading to Sarajevo. Strap on your snowshoes and get ready to climb through snow-covered forests while you pass crystal-clear lakes and frozen waterfalls throughout Bosnia. After your trek, take a few days R&R in the beautiful city of Ljubljana in Slovenia. Carry on with stays in both Venice and Milan before heading to the well-heeled Ski resort of St Moritz for more ski and “apres” snow.

inclusions

  • Return Airfares from Australia to Europe, including internal flights

  • 2 nights accommodation in Zagreb pre-trek

  • 7 night guided group Snowshoe Trek including stays in Pensions and Mountain Chalets, all breakfasts, 5 lunches and 3 dinners, Snowshoes and Poles provided.

  • 3 nights accommodation post-trek in Ljubljana including Breakfast

  • Full day Lake Bled and Postojna Caves tour

  • 2 nights accommodation in Venice including Breakfast

  • 2 nights accommodation in Milan including Breakfast

  • 4 nights accommodation in St Moritz including Breakfast

  • All First Class train travel, including the Bernina Express Tirano - St Moritz

  • Shuttle fare Ljubljana to Venice

Terms & Conditions: * Costed for 30 January 2020 departure and 2 travellers twin/double basis. The only other possible dates for snowshoeing are: 16 Feb 2020 or 8 Mar 2020. All packages are subject to availability. Prices are correct at time of publication but may be subject to exchange rate and other variations without notice.

Cinque Terre and Portofino self-guided walk

7 days from $1,285 per person twin share
select departures: now - october 2019

Discover the beautiful peninsulas of Portofino and Sestri Levante using well-marked walking trails by day and the sunsets over the Mediterranean by night. On this 7 day self guided walk you’ll enjoy, coastal and countryside walking amongst olive groves and vineyards, walk across the park of Portifino, take a boat trip the the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Palmaria Island and visit the serene village of Sestri Levante. This walk will require a moderate level of fitness, although some walks will get your pulse racing you will also have plenty of time to rest, admire the views and on many days you can also enjoy swim breaks. Your base for the 6 nights will be a charming, family-run B&B.

inclusions

  • 6 nights accommodation in a charming, family-run B&B

  • All breakfasts and 3 dinners

  • 5 days centre based walking

  • Route notes and maps

Terms & Conditions: * All packages are subject to availability. Prices are correct at time of publication but may be subject to exchange rate and other variations without notice. Specific travel dates and black out dates may apply.

CYCLE THE DALMATIAN COAST

8 days from *$1,870 per person - save up to *$200 per person
select travel dates: now - October 2019

The south Dalmatian Coast stretch from Split to Dubrovnik is one of the most beautiful coastlines in Europe, dotted with medieval towns, fishing villages and a myriad of islands. Tour through the historic heart of one of the region's oldest cities, Split before local ferries take you to the islands of Hvar and Korcula which you'll explore by bike on quiet roads riding past vineyards, olive groves, dramatic limestone cliffs, forested hills and hidden coves. End your route on a high in historic Dubrovnik

inclusions

  • Seven nights accommodation with breakfast daily

  • Cycle Guide and driver

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle and boat

  • Use of a hybrid bicycle - Electric bikes are available at additional cost

Terms & Conditions: * All packages are subject to availability. Prices are correct at time of publication but may be subject to exchange rate and other variations without notice. Specific travel dates and black out dates may apply

LOIRE VALLEY CYCLING

8 days from $1,750 per person - save up to *$200 per person
select travel dates: august-september 2019

Enjoy relaxed rides through quiet country roads, bountiful vineyards, fruit orchards and charming villages and see why the beautiful Loire Valley is known as 'the garden of France'. Visit beautiful Chateaus from Chenonceax to Chinon, explore the medieval château perched on an island in Azay-le-Rideau, visit Leonardo da Vinci's final home at Clos Lucé and discovering the elegant Fontevraud Abbey in Anjou.

inclusions

  • 7 nights accommodation with breakfast daily

  • Bike use

  • Private airport transfer

  • Required transportation

Terms & Conditions: * All packages are subject to availability. Prices are correct at time of publication but may be subject to exchange rate and other variations without notice. Specific travel dates and black out dates may apply