Getting around Australia
Australia FlightsAustralia covers a huge area of almost three million square miles. Qantas and Virgin Blue operate large fleets of aircraft serving all states. Both airlines offer good value airpasses available to international visitors and may also have special offers on selected routes. Our consultants will be happy to advise you on the best fares available for your journey.
Australia Car Hire
A rental car is an excellent way to see the country and offers the freedom and flexibility to travel at you own pace. Australia has a good network of well-maintained roads and for the more adventurous, quite a few dusty tracks to the Outback. Rental cars are available from all major airports and from most city centres and resorts. Our recommended car hire company is Auto-EuropeUK who provides extremely competitive prepaid sterling rates. To receive a quote please call 01524 33066.
Motor Homes in Australia
Explore Australia's great outdoors in these modern, fully equipped recreational vehicles. Choose from 2 berth, 2 berth deluxe, and 4 or 6 berth or for outback touring we have a large selection of Four wheel drive campers. They are very popular, so please book early! To receive a quote please call 01524 33066.
Australia Coach Travel
One of the best ways to experience the sights and wonders of Australia is with one (or more!) of the many superbly organised Coach Touring Holidays on offer. Take away the stress of driving from destination to destination and leave the map reading and tour guiding to the experts. We have a tremendous selection of tours available to suit all ages and tastes.
AAT Kings , Australian Pacific Touring and Scenic Tours are leading operators and have been offering quality, value for money and reliability for many years. They offer a varied range of holidays including 4 wheel drive outback safaris and camping adventures.
For the under 35's Contiki Holidays and Connections 18 to 35's are our recommended operators both offering a good selection of well organised and professionally operated adventure packages at very affordable and competitive prices.
All holidays on these sites can be booked through us and may qualify for a discount. (Ask our staff for details.)
Sightseeing Day Tours in Australia
Tour pass - undecided about which day tours to take and on what day? Buy an AAT Kings or APT Tourpass and save up to 30% off the cost of day tours. No need to prebook, guaranteed availability up to 24 hours before tour commences. Ask our staff for further details.
OZ Experience is an alternative coach travel network developed specifically for backpackers and likeminded independent travellers. They do not offer coach tours or express services but trips that link scenic and adventure attractions. Their passes give you flexible travel in one direction over your nominated route. You can hop on and off as often as you like along the route as the passes are valid for twelve months. All the passes are priced in dollars and again we will save you money by giving you an excellent exchange rate when you purchase the pass from us. For more information call our office.
Australia Rail Travel
Australia is home to some of the world's great Rail Journeys and there's something magical and romantic about train journeys. They hark back to the times when the adventure of travel was in the travel itself.
Today the carriages are comfortable and air-conditioned and you'll find lounges, bars and fine dining in the restaurant and buffet cars.
Various classes of travel are available with grades of comfort from coach class seats to first class sleepers with private bathrooms.
Hop aboard and enjoy an epic Australian rail journey.
Choose from these journeys:
Australia's most famous rail adventure was named after the Afghan Camel Trains that originally made the arduous journey from Adelaide to the Red Centre. Today's Ghan whisks you through the spectacular and formidable outback to Alice Springs in 20 hours on its way to Darwin.
There's no other rail journey quite like it, from the Pacific to the Indian Ocean through Australia's great outback, travelling 4352 kilometres in about 65 hours. This mighty train passes through the Blue Mountains, rolling green pasture land, remote mining towns and the empty reaches of the Nullarbor Desert, with scheduled stops and tour options at Broken Hill, Adelaide and the gold mining town of Kalgoorlie.
A classic journey along the Queensland coast, from temperate Brisbane to Cairns in the Tropical North, in about 32 hours. Relax in style in the themed carriages, Tropics Bar, and Macrossan Lounge as you travel effortlessly through the state's beautiful and diverse landscape.
A deluxe Queenslander class offers an exclusive lounge and dining car, with full gourmet meals, excluding drinks, and entertainment included.
Sunlander Class - offers private single or twin accommodation with shared facilities, but no meals.
Red Kangaroo Service offers Daynighter seats and an economical way to experience the Ghan or the Indian Pacific.
Gold Kangaroo Service - offers en suite accommodation, sumptuous meals, excluding drinks, and use of an exclusive lounge and bar.
For the more independent why not discover more of Australia with great value rail passes, whether it’s the East Coast that is your interest or you wish to explore this vast continent from coast to coast. Call for more details of passes available.
To make your reservations or buy any of the passes contact our office
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