Coach Tour Options

When touring Australia by coach you have a choice of touring styles, each with their own unique features and benefits.  The types of coach tours on offer are:

Small Group Tours

An Australian small group tour usually has about 12-22 other people on tour at any one time.  You get to enjoy everything that you do on an escorted coach tour but it is a more intimate experience with a smaller group with the tour often taking in more of the off the beaten track locations or more unique and personalised experiences.

You travel with the same group of people for the duration of the tour and travel in modern well-equipped coaches.  Often the coaches are full sized but with less seats which makes more legroom and comfort for you.

Another key feature of a small group tour is that the accommodation you stay at during your tour is generally more boutique or a little different from the larger group tour accommodation options.  You have a driver guide and/or a tour guide throughout the tour.

Operators of the small group tours we feature are Inspiring Journeys and WA NT Australia Tours.

Escorted Coach Tours

An escorted coach tour of Australia is one of the most popular ways to explore this beautiful country.  They offer a stress free way to explore Australia where you have a knowledgeable guide with you and all your accommodation, sightseeing and some meals are taken care of.  Generally an escorted coach tour has 20-48 people onboard at any one time.

You get to travel with the same group of people for the duration of your tour and it’s a great opportunity to meet like-minded travellers and meet new friends.

All accommodation, sightseeing and many meals are included in the tour package and you have a driver/guide and/or a tour guide with you throughout your tour.  They are on hand to help you with any questions you have, assist if you encounter any problems while on tour and to share their extensive knowledge of Australia with you to help you get the most out of your tour.

The coaches are modern air-conditioned vehicles with onboard bathrooms, your luggage is handled for you at each hotel and generally breakfast is included daily, most dinners and sometimes lunches also.

Operators of the escorted tours we feature are AAT Kings Tours, WA NT Tours and Scenic Australia Tours.

Australia Cruise Tours

A cruise in The Kimberley, Great Barrier Reef or West Coast of Australia in one of three small expedition ships taking guests to some of the most beautiful, yet undiscovered, regions of Australia and offer a relaxed small ship atmosphere and itineraries which larger ships cannot replicate.  There are a maximum of 120 guests onboard.

All meals are included and are chef prepared onboard, all shore excursions are included (apart from any optional extras), selected wines, beers and spirits are included with lunch and dinner, coffee and tea are included as are use of snorkelling gear and daily lectures and briefings.

The operator of the Australia Cruise Tours we work with is Coral Expeditions