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We are Australian Travel Specialists

Since 2001 we’ve been helping visitors plan their dream Australian vacations. Allow us the privilege of creating your very own customised Australian tour itinerary, it begins by you filling out our enquiry form.

We pride ourselves on being able to offer unique Australian self drive tours and privately guided tours tailored to your interests. We also have an exciting selection of hassle free, all-inclusive Group Tours.

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Experience a Australian self drive holiday, that not only surpasses your expectations but eliminates all of the guesswork.  Even better, this itinerary planning service is absolutely free when you book with us. 


You may be surprised to discover just how sophisticated Australia is! Despite being so far removed from the rest of the world, it has embraced global influences in food, wine and fashion adds to these its own unique twist, and presents a cuisine and design culture that more than holds its own. 


Our hassle-free Australian coach tours are a relaxing way to take in the full beauty of Australia. Everything is taken care of including pre-booked accommodation, sightseeing activities, the comfort of a luxury coach and the friendly services of our team.


The benefits of a small group tour are more leisure time, a flexible itinerary, and unique dining and travel experiences.  Small group tours allow you to venture on alternative routes to the large coach tours.


Small group adventure tours cater to our clients who want to explore Australia’s most beautiful wilderness areas and who have a real passion for actively experiencing ‘The Great Outdoors’.


Enjoy flexibility and privacy when touring New Zealand in the capable hands of our exceptional local guides. We use the best operators to enhance your travelling experience, in areas of our country that the larger group coach tours can't go.


Australia has a fascinating culture, learn the myths and traditions of the indigenous Aboriginal people and experience a slice of Australian culture as it has been for tens of thousands of years.


Your search for that idyllic honeymoon or romantic destination ends here. Australia is the ultimate “ends of the earth” place to escape from everyday life. With tranquil yet breathtaking scenery, premium hideaway lodges, and unique experiences - you will build memories to treasure.


First Light Travel is owned and operated by Brent Narbey and Nigel Williamson. Adventurers themselves, with more than a few travel stories of their own, they know the ins and outs of travelling both in Australia and around the globe. Both are absolute travel professionals with a lifetime in the industry, which means you couldn’t be in safer hands!

Brent and Nigel are supported by a team of highly experienced and knowledgeable Australian travel specialists.

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Rhodri on a heli-hike in the South Island
Elizabeth Marshall NZ
Dmitry hiking in National Park.

Why First Light Travel Does it Better...

Complete our Enquiry Form and within 24 hours you will receive the first cut of your customised Self Drive Australian Holiday Itinerary from your own personal travel consultant.

Your consultant will then work with you to refine your itinerary so that it meets your needs perfectly.

Find out what we can do for you.


We are the only Australian travel agency with Enigma, a powerful system storing over 10,000 hand picked Australian products & tours.

With the expertise of our travel specialists, you’ll find just what you’re looking for in a Australian Holiday.


Work with your own personal AustralianTravel Specialist, from start to finish. Benefit from their local knowledge and expertise so you get exactly what you are looking for in a Australian Self Drive Itinerary or Private Tour.

Don't forget our service is COMPLETELY FREE. So your holiday wouldn't cost you any more than if you booked everything yourself.


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Becky Gould Dowen'a avatar.

19 October

Jo Taylor and Suzie Thorp did an excellent job of coordinating all of our hotels, bus trips, and flights. I would highly recommend First Light Travel to organize your trip. I simply gave them a list of things that we wanted to see and she did all of the work...AWESOME!!!

Narelle Aston'a avatar.

16 October

Thanks Shelley for helping organise our South Island NZ holiday. We already had ideas of where we wanted to go and what we wanted to do and Shelley was fantastic in steering us in the right direction and making suggestions to twig our itineray into the perfect trip. From the accommodation to the activities we did, everything was perfect and totally suited our family needs (with two teenage boys 13 and 17). The motels all had kitchenettes which were a great asset and made things much easier and economical. The staff whereever we travelled were so friendly, down to earth and professional and nothing was too much trouble. We had an awesome holiday with remarkable memories made. The scenery is spectacular. After posting our photos, friend and family are all keen to go now too. Cant recommend Shelley and the Frist Light Travel team enough. A seamless journey.

Shelby Levy'a avatar.

28 August

If you're going to New Zealand THIS is the company to plan your adventure.Shelly Kirk was our agent and we couldn't have asked for better. She customized everything to fit all our wishes and needs. Top accommodations, wonderful itinerary that was varied, exciting and fun. We had private drivers that were knowledgeable, courteous and delightful. What wonderful memories I have to keep me warm on the cold, Colorado winter nights.

Thoris Sappie'a avatar.

26 August

Our 3 week tour of New Zealand organized by First Light was amazing. A trip of a life time! We didn't miss any of the attractions, the private transportation and drivers were superior, the accommodations excellent. Shelly at First Light was professional, thoughtful and thorough. I was living the dream!

Michele Coogan'a avatar.

15 August

We worked with First Light Travel for our trip to the North Island of New Zealand. We rented a car and drove to our destinations. Initially I was hesitant to work with an agent so far away but was not able to find a local agent (New Jersey, USA) who either knew about the area or could book anything but vacation packages. We were not disappointed! We had arranged our own flights (traveled to other countries) and wanted to tour NZ. After finding out what we were looking for in our stay, Christine at First Light Travel was able to book our entire 5 day car trip and we did not have to do any guess work at all. Upon arrival we had a shuttle to our first hotel where an entire package was waiting for us that included our itinerary, local maps, all vouchers for our tours, brochures, and a welcome letter with local contact numbers. The itinerary not only included our hotels and directions/addresses for our next destination but any other sites of interest in the area. The hardest part of our trip was remembering to drive on the left side of the road (which we did....mostly). I highly recommend First Light Travel and would not hesitate to book through them in the future.

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