Australia Walks & Cycle Tours

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Our all inclusive approach

Our active Australian trips offer exceptional value for money incorporating as many inclusions as possible in every tour such as meals, transport, entrance fees and permits.

Authentic Australian active experiences

Our range of walking, cycling and water based trips covers some of Australia's most dramatic and inspiring landscapes. From hikes in the rugged Red Centre and lush forest escapes to cycling in Tasmania and rafting the Franklin River, our Australian adventures allow you to discover the pristine wilderness under your own steam.

World firsts

We proudly pioneered guided experiences on the world famous Overland Track, the Larapinta Trail and the Franklin River, making our knowledge and experience in these regions second to none.

World class walks

Choose from the Larapinta Trail, Tasmania's Overland Track as well as a host of the Great Walks of Australia - all on one site

Leaders in responsible travel

Responsible travel practice is at the heart of every program that we offer in Australia. When you book one of our adventures you're supporting true sustainability in the protection of local communities, natural environments and wildlife.


Hotels

In cities and large towns you will be accommodated in 3 to 4 star properties that are centrally located, atmospheric and reliable.

Cabins

Stay in quality cabins outside of cities that are well maintained with good facilities. These properties may be basic, however we ensure they offer you a truly authentic experience.

Semi-permanent wilderness camps

Exclusive to our travellers, the camps feature hot showers, twin share tents with raised beds, sit down toilets, a communcal tent with lounges and a campfire for warmth. Designed to minimise impact on the environment, the camps boast a sleek architectural design and magnificent views of the landscape and night sky.

Camping

Enjoy quality camping with twin share tents or a swag under the stars. Some camps are inside National Parks featuring good toilet facilities, often on raised timber platforms with rainwater tanks and composting toilets.

Boats

Spend your nights at sea in well-equipped, twin share cabins. Depending on the vessel, ablutions are either shared or ensuite.

Huts

The style of private hut accommodation varies by destination, offering twin or multi-share rooms with shared ablutions.



What it's like trekking the Larapinta Trail
Currency
Australian Currency notes

Australian Dollar

Most major currencies are easily changed in major cities and towns.

Credit card facilities and ATM’s are available in most cities, however it is not recommended to rely on these solely.

International Dialing Code

+61

Electricity
Type I plug

Electricity in Australia is 230 Volts, at 50 hertz. The pin type is I (3 flat prong).

Visas

Most visitors to Australia require a visa obtained prior to arrival.

Passport holders from the following countries can apply for the Australian Tourist Visa online prior to their arrival which allows you a stay in Australia for up to 3 months:

Canada

United States

United Kingdom

New Zealand passport holders do not need to obtain a visa prior to arrival they will be granted a visa on arrival.

*All other nationalities should check with your nearest embassy or consulate.

Safety

Your safety is our number one concern. Our safety track record is exemplary thanks to careful management and thorough consultation with local partners. Our industry leading risk management procedures have become a skill that we continue to refine. Our leaders in the field are highly trained and have safety as their number one priority. Expert leaders, risk assessments, quality inclusions and your financial security all come standard when you travel with us.

Please refer to our Travel Advisory page for updates on recent events, travel warnings and advice.

We strongly recommend that all clients take out travel insurance at the time of booking to cover against sickness, accident, loss of baggage, unexpected alterations to travel arrangements and travel disruption, emergency evacuation, cancellations, etc. Insurance information is enclosed with your pre-departure information. Please contact us if you would like to obtain a quote for your trip duration.

We suggest that you consult your doctor, local government inoculation centre or a travel medical specialist in order to get the most current advice regarding vaccination requirements.

Money and valuables should always be stored safely when travelling. Keep your passport with you at all times and do not leave it in your main luggage. You will need it to change money and check into hotels. Where safety deposit boxes are available, we recommend that you use them. Keep jewellery and valuables to a minimum.

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