Holidays from 5 to 10 days

Merry Melbourne Christmas
10 Days From Only $3,333.00

Spend Christmas in Melbourne and enjoy a dolphin cruise and a paddle steamer cruise. See amazing church murals in Bairnsdale, explore the Geelong waterfront with all its bollards, bag a bargain at the Queen Victoria Markets and the fashion area of Church and Chapel Street. Feast in Acland Street and re-live the glory moments of the MCG. This is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in Melbourne.

Alpine Christmas
8 Days From Only $3,249.00

While the Snowy Mountains is well known as a snow holiday destination, it has fast become a very popular destination for the summer. Stay in the picturesque Alpine Village of Thredbo and visit other villages including Perisher and Charlotte Pass, looking across to the majestic Mt Kosciuszko.

Candy Canes in Coffs
6 Days From Only $2,589.00

Christmas 2017 will be a fun week based at Coffs Harbour’s Opal Resort. Explore the region and see dolphins and porpoises, try carob chocolate and buffalo gelato, cruise the Nambucca River and return to nature in Dorrigo. Indulge in a traditional lunch with all the trimmings and take time out swimming in the resort pools or relax with a short stroll to the beach.

Holly in the Hunter
6 Days From Only $2,545.00

Spend Christmas with friends in the world’s friendliest city. Once a major industrial city, Newcastle is now one of the fastest growing seaside cities. Spend a week opposite the main beach with day trips each day into the Hunter region.

Merry Murray Christmas
8 Days From Only $4,429.00

Celebrate Christmas this year on the mighty Murray River. Begin at Renmark and make our way through five locks on the journey towards the mouth of the river. Discover the beautiful and dramatic South Australian outback, its unique flora and fauna and the rich legacy of old riverside ports.

Smooth Sailing Into Christmas
6 Days From Only $2,169.00

Enjoy three nights at a centrally located Darling Harbour hotel, with a special Christmas luncheon to savour. Another highlight will be the four hour cruise on Sydney Harbour to view the start of the legendary Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race.

Bring In The New Year In Canberra
6 Days From Only $2,048.00

Welcome in the New Year while staying in Australia’s national capital, with a journey of heritage, culture and exploration.

Parkes Elvis Festival
9 Days From Only $1,761.00

Put on your Blue Suede shoes and join the party for the Parkes Elvis Festival. Costume is optional as you do the Hunka Hunka with hundreds of Elvis fans. Find out more about stars of a different kind at ‘the Dish’ in Parkes.

Australian Open Quarter Finals
7 Days From Only $2,764.00

Experience the atmosphere of one of the big four international tennis grand slams at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Enjoy great seating in the Centre Court Rod Laver Arena, undercover by day and open by night.

Blue Mountains And Oberon
7 Days From Only $2,370.00

The Blue Mountains is a magical place any time of the year and this will be no exception. Explore this iconic region staying five nights in the one motel. Highlights will include the Three Sisters, Jenolan Caves and the breathtaking views from Scenic World, plus guided tours of Bathurst and surrounding villages with a local guide.

Snowy Valley Way And Kosciuszko National Park
6 Days From Only $2,293.00

This tour will take you to a picturesque slice of Australia, as we traverse part of the Snowy Valleys Way. Travel from Canberra, through Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains, ascend the Alpine Way from Jindabyne to Thredbo Village and visit towns such as Khancoban, Tumbarumba and Tumut. Our journey then takes us to Victoria’s 4th largest city – Bendigo, to explore its historic tramways, pottery and Chinese Museum before concluding our tour in Melbourne.

Discover Adelaide and Surrounds
6 Days From Only $2,153.00

Spend five nights in the charming seaside village of Glenelg. Explore Adelaide and its surrounds, travelling in a different direction each day.

Hobart and Bruny Island
6 Days From Only $2,775.00

Travel with us on this short break to the capital of the Apple Isle, with time to experience a day on Bruny Island and tasting from the fruit orchards of the Huon Valley.

Kangaroo Island
5 Days From Only $2,146.00

Kangaroo Island (or KI as the locals call it) is home to stunning wildlife, pristine beaches, fresh produce and spectacular and diverse coastlines. Come with us as we explore this special island with one of the locals.

3 departures between 20/02/2018 and 21/09/2018
Sydney To Melbourne Coastline, Phillip Island
9 Days From Only $3,297.00

Commence this beautiful coast and nature spectacular, linking Sydney to Melbourne. The mood is set with so much to see and do as we drive through Nowra, Ulladulla, Mogo, Merimbula, Mallacoota, Lakes Entrance, Foster, Port Albert, Wilsons Promontory and Phillip Island before arriving into Melbourne.

Proud Mary Murray River Wildlife Expedition Cruise
7 Days From Only $3,498.00

Spend 5 nights cruising the mighty Murray, Australia’s ‘river of dreams’ with Proud Mary on board their boutique cruise vessel that combines modern comfort with the romance of the river.

Murray Bridge to Lightning Ridge
10 Days From Only $3,436.00

The outback beckons as you commence a tour full of adventure. After arriving in Adelaide, begin your tour exploring the outback of three states – South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales. Major towns visited include Murray Bridge, Mildura, Hay, Bourke, Lightning Ridge and St George. Imagine the diversity you will experience from the mighty Murray River through to the desert landscapes that surround the opal fields of Lightning Ridge and the highlights in between.

Great Ocean Road
5 Days From Only $1,929.00

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.

White Cliffs and Opal Fields
6 Days From Only $2,042.00

This desert landscape is one of the richest opal fields on earth. Residents mainly live underground to escape the heat and your two night stay in the Underground Dugout Motel will be an experience like no other.

Bright And Melbourne Flower Show
9 Days From Only $2,839.00

This tour effortlessly combines beautiful gardens, breathtaking scenery and the amazing floral displays at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, with a taste of Australian history at several museums. Enjoy the cosmopolitan lifestyle with ample free time in Melbourne and enjoy many great shopping opportunities along the way.

Great Barrier Reef Cruise
9 Days From Only $4,699.00

Cruise the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Great Barrier Reef on board a purpose built reef expedition vessel. Be guided by an expert expedition team of marine biologists and dive instructors, providing you with up close and personal access to the finest locations on the reef, including glass bottom boat cruises, ‘touch tank’ displays and snorkelling or scuba diving. Or simply relax and encounter paradise.

Colours Of Bright
6 Days From Only $2,179.00

Join us as we travel to the beautiful town of Bright, situated alongside the Ovens River in the heart of Victoria’s High Country. Spend four nights at the Ovens Valley Motor Inn, which will allow us to travel in a different direction each day. Discover the national parks, ascend Victoria’s highest mountains and be in awe of the deciduous trees which will be a blaze of colour, creating a breathtaking scene.

The Ghan In the Green
7 Days From Only $4,799.00

Join this fully escorted tour on one of the great train journeys of the world. Travel through a rich diversity of Australian landscapes in the comfort of your private cabin or relaxing in the lounge. Sightsee in Alice Springs and Katherine on included tours that you can arrange with the wonderful Ghan crew once on board.

2 departures on 14/04/2018 and 1/09/2018
Colours Of The Alpine
7 Days From Only $2,689.00

You will be amazed by the stunning scenery as we travel through Victoria’s High Country. The area has an abundance of European trees which line the streets and the autumn hues create a magnificent spectacle. Staying five nights in the one motel will allow the opportunity to venture out in a different direction each day, discovering the many highlights this area has to offer.

Trundle ABBA Festival
6 Days From Only $1,707.00

Are you an Abba fan? Do you find yourself singing along to Money, Money Money or Take a Chance on Me? Then this is the tour for you! Cross Country Tours is going to the 2016 Trundle Abba Festival.

The Cooloola Coast And Agnes Water
8 Days From Only $3,068.00

Travel to the Cooloola Region, adorned with lush green hills that stretch to sandy rainforests, a major river system, everglades teeming with nature and a stunning coastline. Alongside the Mary River, the historic city of Gympie is a great base for four nights – don't miss the historic steam train, the Mary Valley Rattler. Moving on to the Southern Barrier Reef, spend three nights with direct beach access at Agnes Water. Explore land and sea onboard The LARC.

Carnarvon Gorge
8 Days From Only $2,366.00

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.

Western Downs Escape
5 Days From Only $1,691.00

Experience country heritage and hospitality during visits to the Cobb & Co at Surat, the Historic Village at Miles and learn of modern cotton farming techniques and how discovery of oil has shaped the Roma region. Relax at Riversands Winery and visit Jimbour House and Gardens.

Queensland Tropical Coast
8 Days From Only $3,774.00

Follow the coastline from Rockhampton to Cairns hopping between 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.

Lightning Ridge
6 Days From Only $2,260.00

Experience the rugged mountain ranges of the Warrumbungle National Park, the unique opal mining town of Lightning Ridge, home to the elusive Black Opal and the wildlife of Taronga Western Plains Zoo. This six day tour touches on the amazing highlights and beauty of outback New South Wales.

Cooktown And Tablelands Explorer
8 Days From Only $3,469.00

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. Travel to the Tablelands visiting the Chillagoe Caves, Millaa Millaa Falls, Herberton and Mareeba. Enjoy a cruise on Lake Barrine and ride the Kuranda Skyrail.

Australian Outback Spectacular
5 Days From Only $1,513.00

Travel to the Gold Coast for the exciting new Australian Outback Spectacular - Salute to the Light Horse High Country Special. Saddle up for a captivating journey to the high country where enchanted whispers and legendary yarns come alive with inspiring stories of Australian characters.

North Queensland Savannah and Gulf Country
8 Days From Only $2,935.00

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 Carpentaria.

Cape York
9 Days From Only $5,328.00

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.

2 departures on 17/06/2018 and 15/07/2018
Lawn Hill National Park, Barkly Tablelands
8 Days From Only $3,844.00

The diversity of this tour is certain to leave you with many happy memories; you will be amazed at the changing landscape during this week long adventure into some of our country’s most beautiful and untouched wilderness.

Explore Australia's Red Centre
7 Days From Only $3,610.00

Alice Springs, is the heart of the Red Centre, and is the base for tourists from all walks of life to view the unique scenery, flora and fauna of this iconic region.

Back of Bourke including Lake Eyre Option
9 Days From Only $3,502.00

Experience our unique and vast Australian Outback, travelling through Port Augusta, Leigh Creek, Broken Hill and Bourke, admiring the ever changing landscapes. A highlight of this tour is the opportunity to do an optional flight over Lake Eyre. Enjoy the Back O’Bourke Exhibition Centre, Flinders Ranges, a cruise on the Darling River and the Jeff Morgan Gallery.

Murray Princess Christmas In July
8 Days From Only $3,589.00

Celebrate Christmas in July and discover the hauntingly beautiful and dramatic South Australian outback, its unique flora and fauna and the rich legacy of old riverside ports aboard the paddle wheeler the Murray Princess.

Travelling the Explorers' Way
7 Days From Only $3,629.00

Travel from Alice Springs to Darwin along the Explorers' Way, the corridor blazed in the 1860’s by explorer John McDouall Stuart resulting in the Australian Overland Telegraph Line being built. Take in unique and stunning scenery along with some amazing history of our great nation. The balmy Top End temperatures coupled with pristine waterfalls, waterholes and thermal pools offer a relaxing treat

Lake Eyre - Adelaide To Alice
5 Days From Only $2,963.00

Lake Eyre is normally a dry lake bed, but now and again the rains from Queensland make their way down the Warburton and Cooper River. Along with the water comes hundreds of birds, in particular the pelicans!

2 departures on 9/07/2018 and 13/07/2018
Darwin to Broome
10 Days From Only $5,289.00

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.

2 departures on 15/07/2018 and 19/08/2018
Follow the Mighty Murray
10 Days From Only $3,770.00

Experience the life of the Murray River, following the path of the mighty Murray and discovering the historical significance of this river to the first settlements in Southern Australia. From where the Darling and Murray Rivers meet to where the Murray meets the sea, marvel at the wonderful plant and animal life that are part of this unique ecosystem.

Best of Australia's South West
9 Days From Only $3,879.00

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.

Dinosaurs And Drovers
10 Days From Only $4,355.00

Go back in time 95 million years ago to Lark Quarry, the site of a dinosaur stampede, to the present where cattle and sheep growers are using innovative aquacultural practices and the artesian basin to develop a redclaw crayfish industry.

Western Australia's Coral Coast and Wildflower Way
9 Days From Only $4,117.00

This stretch of coastline north of Perth is home to some of the most remarkable flora and fauna in the country. Combine this with unique landscapes, edged by the clear aqua waters of the Indian Ocean, and you have an unspoilt and uncrowded region, rich in history.

Kingfisher Bay Resort
5 Days From Only $2,082.00

Join us on this fantastic 5 day retreat to Fraser Island, staying in the newly refurbished eco-friendly Kingfisher Bay Resort. Lying just off the coast of Hervey Bay this world heritage-listed island is home to a number of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians and is the largest sand island in the world. Famous for its many freshwater lakes, ancient rainforests, coloured sands, 75 mile beach highway, dingoes and the renowned Maheno shipwreck.

Through the Pilbara
8 Days From Only $3,824.00

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.

Port Lincoln Including Yorke Peninsula
9 Days From Only $3,612.00

Port Lincoln, on the Eyre Peninsula, is situated on the shore of Boston Bay which opens eastward into Spencer Gulf and claims to be the “Seafood Capital of Australia”. With visits to Streaky Bay, Cowell, Tumby Bay and more, this tour is sure to please.

Mildura Country Music Festival
7 Days From Only $2,208.00

The Festival is Australia’s biggest showcase of independent entertainers comprising many award winners including Golden Guitar finalists and Star Maker winners and is a must do for fans of the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Image courtesy of Mildura Regional Development

Camp Oven Festival Millmerran
8 Days From Only $2,569.00

It’s time for a country camping experience – embrace the atmosphere of the Millmerran Camp Oven Festival, with a damper throwing competition, billy boiling competition, horses being shod, sheep shearing and country music. Along the way, admire the industry, produce and folklore of the country on this enjoyable eight day coach tour.

NSW Mid North Coast Wanderer
6 Days From Only $2,429.00

From the picturesque Manning River to the crystal clear waters of Forster Tuncurry, you will be recharged by the opportunity to relax and visit the local attractions, including the National Motorcycle Museum, Mondrook Gardens, Bago Winery and the impressive Slim Dusty Centre in Kempsey.

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Christmas 2017

Christmas Tours 2017

 

Merry Murray Christmas

From Price: $4,429.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 22/12/2017
 

Christmas in Brisbane City

From Price: $1,975.00
Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 24/12/2017
 

Holly in the Hunter

From Price: $2,545.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 22/12/2017
 

Alpine Christmas

From Price: $3,249.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 21/12/2017
 

Smooth Sailing Into Christmas

From Price: $2,169.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 23/12/2017
 

Christmas on the Gold Coast

From Price: $1,399.00
Duration: 3 Days
Departure Date: 24/12/2017
 

Merry Melbourne Christmas

Duration: 10 Days
Departure Date: 19/12/2017
 

Candy Canes in Coffs

From Price: $2,589.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 22/12/2017

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