Our New Zealand self drive tours are designed for nature lovers; those who prefer exploring golden sand beaches and remote wilderness areas alike. Experience New Zealand's natural highlights, wildlife & fauna first hand without compromising on comfort. Our itineraries get you into the great outdoors away from the pressures of modern living. Book your self drive nature tour and get away from it all into Splendid Isolation!
Escape to Australia's Northern Territory, rich in culture and rugged, natural beauty. From the frontier town of Darwin you'll venture into the wetlands of World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park, the spectacular gorges of Nitmiluk and Litchfield National Park on an unmissable outback Self Drive Adventure.
Treat your family to an incredible Australian Red Centre adventure. Ride camels through the rugged desert, splash around in waterholes, explore towering gorges in the West MacDonnell Ranges and marvel at magnificent Ayers Rock (Uluru), the belly button of the earth! Welcome to the heart of Australia, filled with natural wonders you will never forget.
Quench your thirst for adventure on an exhilarating 5 Day Top End road trip. Fly over Nitmiluk's gorges to a secret swimming hole, bounce along Kakadu's outback trails on a 4WD safari, marvel at Litchfield's giant termite mounds, and see indigenous rock art untouched for thousands of years. Australia's Top End will leave you spellbound.
Meander through Melbourne and the Victorian regions surrounding this stylish city. Meet endangered Aussie animals in their Yarra Valley homeland and sip velvety Pinot Noirs at renowned cellar doors. See Phillip Island's penguins on their nightly beach parade, snorkel with the Mornington Peninsula's Sea Dragons, and return to Melbourne with amazing tales to tell.
Take a thrilling journey to the heart of the Red Centre, sacred homeland of indigenous Australians for over 50,000 years. A sunrise trek round the base of Ayers Rock, a bone-4WD safari to Palm Valley oasis, and breathtaking hikes among the giant rock formations of Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon. Can there be a more exciting introduction to the great Aussie Outback?
Like chalk & cheese, Australia's coastal and central regions couldn't be more different! Start your trip in stylish Melbourne and travel the Great Ocean Road. Next, be transported to the Red Centre to explore the desert landscapes and see iconic Uluru (Ayers Rock). Grand old Sydney is your final stop, where an array of activities await you.
Tasmania is proof that good things come in small packages: from the steep ridges of Cradle Mountain to the crystal waters of Wineglass Bay, you'll be wowed by the natural beauty of this compact island. With charming heritage towns, short driving distances between destinations, friendly locals and outstanding gourmet produce, it's a heavenly destination for an Australian self drive family holiday.
With vibrant cities, a warm climate, unspoiled beaches and delicious local food & wine, South West Australia is guaranteed to win the whole family over. See smiling quokkas on Rottnest Island, discover Bunbury's playful dolphins, spot colourful corals at Busselton Jetty and feast on delicious local Margaret River food & wine.
Laid-back seaside towns, soft white sands, endless beaches and national parks brimming with wildlife: so many attractions await you on the beautiful coastal route between Sydney and Melbourne. Watch whales at Jervis Bay, go bushwalking at rugged "Wilsons Prom", see Phillip Island's penguins and soak up dramatic scenic views along the way.
Coastal cities, the Great Ocean Road, exotic wildlife, beautiful wine country, magnificent Uluru, ancient rainforests and the Great Barrier Reef... in just 10 days? Without any long drives? Our cleverly planned 10 Day Contrasts of Australia Itinerary offers all this and more. Search no more - you have found your perfect family holiday Down Under.
Fitting nicely into your 2 weeks of annual leave, this 10-day journey showcases the highlights of Sydney, Alice Springs, Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Cairns. Explore the rugged Blue Mountains region, the vast deserts of the Red Centre and the stunning Great Barrier Reef on a Fly/Drive adventure.
Tropical Darwin, Kakadu floodplains, ancient Uluru and Kangaroo Island wilderness: this 11 Day Luxury Fly/Drive tour immerses you in Australia's wildest locations without skimping on creature comforts. Stay in safari-style lodges, luxury bungalows and remote resorts, waking up each day to unforgettable views across outback plains, vast red deserts and rugged coastlines.
Follow the footsteps of the explorers on an unforgettable 12 day Outback safari. This epic adventure transports you from coastal Adelaide to tropical Darwin via the jaw-dropping landscapes of Australia's Red Centre. Visit curious Coober Pedy, meet desert wildlife in Alice Springs, sleep at an authentic Outback roadhouse and marvel at the gorges of Nitmiluk and Litchfield National Park.
Off the mainland of Australia, you will find the wild & wonderful state of Tasmania. Featuring World Heritage wilderness and history, there is so much to see and do! Explore Hobart, Cradle Mountain, Launceston, the Bay of Fires and the stunning Freycinet National Park. Taste gourmet food and wine, and take a step back in time at Port Arthur.
This 12 Day luxury escape fly/drive whisks you away to Australia's colourful coral reefs and ancient rainforests, with sumptuous accommodation throughout. Wander the chic metropolis of Sydney, soak up the sunshine in the Whitsundays, snorkel the Great Barrier Reef and experience the glorious seclusion of the lush Daintree Rainforest.
This relaxing road trip from Brisbane to Cairns shows off Queensland's gorgeous beaches, beautiful islands, forested national parks, Australian wildlife and of course the world-famous Great Barrier Reef. You'll be amazed at the contrasts on display as you embark on one of the most popular coastal drives in Australia.
Journey from Adelaide to Darwin via the deserts of the Red Centre on a Fly/Drive journey that will ignite your sense of adventure. Roam the wilds of Kangaroo Island, view Uluru from the back of a camel, and cruise among the crocodiles of Kakadu National Park. You're in "The Land Down Under," so why not explore it from bottom to top!
From the beauty of the Coral Coast to the stunning sunset at Cable Beach, this west coast self drive adventure takes you to some of the most amazing sights in Western Australia. Explore the gorges of Kalbarri National Park, snorkel with Manta Rays and Whale Sharks at the World Heritage Ningaloo Reef Marine Park, ride a camel along the beach at Broome and witness some of Australia’s best marine life along the way.
Start with a sensational coastal journey from Sydney to Melbourne: laid-back beach towns, soft white sands and Australia's unique native wildlife greet you around every bend. Then fly to New Zealand for alpine beauty beyond your wildest dreams: magnificent Mt Cook, peaceful Milford Sound, and towering Franz Josef Glacier will take your breath away.
Australia & New Zealand's scenic highlights are waiting for you. Drive the Great Ocean Road, see magnificent Uluru, snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, explore geothermal Rotorua and marvel at NZ's fiords & glaciers... in just 21 days.
Explore the Western Australian coast and the South Island of New Zealand: wildly different, yet equally stunning. In W.A., drive along the iconic Coral Coast to the Pinnacles Desert, Coral Bay, Monkey Mia and the world famous Ningaloo Reef. Flying to Christchurch, you'll be treated to NZ's rugged coastlines, snow-capped peaks, jewel-toned lakes, and towering fiords.