Holidays for the over 50s
Spend Christmas cruising Australia’s most iconic river—the Mighty Murray. Enjoy a seven night cruise with offshore excursions including wildlife discovery, Aboriginal paintings and historical sites, farm tours and visits to the towns for whom the Murray is the life and soul.
Put on your blue suede shoes for the festivities at the Parkes Elvis Festival. Costume is optional as you swivel your hips with hundreds of Elvis fans. Travel to and from Parkes onboard the Lachlan Valley Railway Blue Suede Express, and find out more about stars of a different kind at ‘the Dish’ in Parkes.
As the song goes "All roads lead to home". Well in this case all roads lead to Tamworth for the annual Country Music Festival. Marking its 48th year, the festival continues to be popular with a wide range of age groups and musical tastes, with something for everyone on offer. Phone today to receive your copy of the full itinerary and see just what is included in each tour.
Visit popular coastal holiday spots including Coffs Harbour, South West Rocks, Sawtell, Port Macquarie, Iluka, Yamba and Wooli with visits to the Clog Barn and the Dutch Village, Trial Bay Gaol, North Coast Regional Botanic Garden, and a dolphin cruise
Travel from Melbourne along the Great Ocean Road and marvel at the sheer cliffs that drop away into the ocean. Wind your way through seaside villages and stop at scenic lookouts to see prominent landmarks the Twelve Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and the fallen London Bridge.
The Apple Isle is a feast of sensations; join us as we experience the freshest of produce, and some of the most remarkable Tasmanian experiences. Embrace the wilderness cruising on the Tamar and Franklyn Rivers, explore Cradle Mountain and relax in the vast fields of the Lavender Farm. Uncover the history of Port Arthur, Penny Royal and Swansea Bark Mill. This brand new tour has a taste of everything Tasmania.
This tour has always been a favourite combining beautiful scenery, flora and fauna, a cruise on Lake Wallis and Nelson Bay amongst the dolphins. You will be in awe as you stroll through the Hunter Valley Gardens. Marvel at the beauty of this part of Australia and enjoy an absorbing visit to the world of the RAAF. All in all, you are in for a relaxing time on this holiday by the sea.
Discover the beauty of two amazing National Parks in two different states on this remarkable tour. Naracoorte Caves National Park is South Australia’s only World Heritage site with its system of 26 caves of limestone formation and the Wonambi Fossil Centre. The Grampians National Park, one of the largest National Parks in Victoria, offers rugged ancient landscapes, breathtaking rocky views of the craggy slopes and sheer cliffs.
North of Melbourne following the might Murray, with local silo art murals, fertile agriculture country this holiday explores the salad bowl of Victoria. Relive the golden days of paddleboats in particular the "All The Rivers Run" at Echuca, learn of the secret air base at Lake Boga home to the Catalina’s during the second world war, this truly is an amazing short break get away.
Take a trip getting to know Tasmania’s capital, spending four nights in our hotel, a stone’s throw from Hobart’s Constitution Dock. Uncover the history of Hobart, from the Cascade Female Factory to Joseph Moir’s Shot Tower and the Wooden Boat Centre in Franklin.
Flinders Island is the largest island in the Furneaux Group and a sight to behold with its rugged headlands, white beaches, green farms, heath, forest, hills, lagoons and the magnificent Strzelecki Peaks. This peaceful destination allows you to soak up the majestic splendour as you travel and admire the abundant wildflowers, hear the song birds, and watch the boats unloading their harvest of the seas.
The Blue Mountains region features some of Australia’s most iconic landscapes, including The Three Sisters, Katoomba Falls, Jamison Valley and Jenolan Caves. Explore the sights from every angle – from the tree top lookouts at Scenic World to the oldest open cave system in the world, the Jenolan Caves. The region also features beautiful historical towns, including the preserved village at Carcoar and the city now synonymous with motor racing – Bathurst.
Discover the new creativity sweeping Australia’s country towns and witness how small towns have flourished and become iconic new tourist destinations. This tour travels through country Victoria, following the Silo Art Trail, the largest outdoor gallery in Australia, which stretches over 200km and links six small country towns.
If you’re looking for a unique Easter experience, then here it is! The 16th annual Forbes Camel Races will once again be held on Good Friday. The ‘ships of the desert’ promise to deliver an exciting, fun-filled day of camel racing, making for a unique experience.
Easter is a perfect time to visit Bright, resplendent in autumn hues with the natural beauty of the European trees changing colour before winter. Spend five nights based at the one motel, with each day holding a new experience in the Garden State’s High Country. Discover Mt Beauty, Falls Creek, Kiewa Valley, Milawa Mustards, Brown Bros Winery and the scenic Mt Buffalo area.
You’ll be spoiled with stunning scenery as you join us on this amazing tour travelling through Victoria’s High Country to the Sea. Explore the High Country towns of Beechworth, Mt Beauty and Falls Creek, before arriving in the ever popular Bright. Continue on to Lakes Entrance, where the Gippsland Lakes meet the Southern Ocean, for a luncheon cruise on the sparkling Gippsland Lakes.
It is a memorable experience to attend the National War Memorial’s Anzac Day National ceremony and march. Join together to pay tribute to and remember those who have served, both past and present. This tour also takes us from the humble beginnings of early homesteads and sheep paddocks, through the vision of Walter Burley Griffin for one of the finest purpose built cities in the world.
One of the great Australian rail journeys, this 4,352 km journey traverses the breadth of Australia between the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Follow in the footsteps of those who have ventured beyond the city limits to see a land of contrasts: the heights of the Blue Mountains, the barren expanse of the Nullarbor, lush vineyards and vast gold mines.
Travel to the Gold Coast for the Australian Outback Spectacular show—Heartland. Join Reg, Marge and the local community on an ambitious task of mustering their cattle off the farm in an effort to save the stock from the harsh realities of the outback. Breathtaking views from Mt Tamborine, new taste experiences at Tropical Fruit World and some retail therapy at Pacific Fair complete this short break away.
Follow the coastline from Rockhampton to Cairns hopping between the mainland and island destinations including Great Keppel Island, just a short sail away from Yeppoon; Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island off the coast of Airlie Beach; Magnetic Island out from Townsville and Green Island off from Cairns.
Far North Queensland is a tropical paradise with a diversity which will unfold as you explore the Reef and Rainforest Coast, a spectacular 200km stretch of Coral Sea coastline that includes Cairns, Port Douglas and the World Heritage rainforest areas of Daintree and Cape Tribulation.
The Gulf Savannah is a far-flung region of Queensland characterised by vast tracts of savannah grasslands, lagoons and mangrove-lined estuaries, affectionately known as ‘the outback by the sea’. Highlights in this tour include the Undara Lava Tubes and a sunset cruise on the Gulf of Carpintaria.
Few places in the world offer the sense of isolation and ruggedness as Australia’s North West; join us as we explore the spectacular scenery from Darwin in the tropics, through the Kimberleys to the beautiful town of Broome in the west.
Travel to Far North Queensland for a Cape York adventure in a purpose built 4WD tour vehicle. See waterfalls, coral coves and enjoy campfire dinners. Dip your toe in the sea at the tip of Australia, enjoy the remote wilderness, visit old World War II airfields, early gold settlements, huge beef stations and the mine at Weipa.
This tour is specifically designed to maximise time for you to explore Carnarvon Gorge, an oasis in the semi-arid heart of Central Queensland. With Carnarvon Creek running through towering white sandstone cliffs and vibrantly coloured steep-sided gorges, this environmental experience is one of Australia’s natural wonders.
Tour one of Australia’s most isolated regions and uncover some of the wonders that have been billions of years in the making ancient landscapes with deep rocky canyons leading to peaceful plunge pools. Visit remarkable National Parks, massive open-cut mines, areas renowned for gold fever of the late 1800s and townships imbued with the area’s secrets.
Discover the unique and lush green land, where rolling hills give way to beautiful bays along the coastline of Western Australia. Vineyards sit against a backdrop of ocean and forest. Absorb the sheer beauty surrounding historic Albany and visit one of Australia’s most famous landforms, Wave Rock.
Since 1950, Toowoomba has greeted Spring with an infusion of colour and creativity not only in private gardens but also the town’s magnificent parks and gardens. Come and delight your senses in the Garden City as there is no better "blooming place"!
Day tours and short breaks to the Mary Valley Rattler