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The Kimberley is a once-in-a-lifetime bucket list experience – do it right.
Get the ultimate bird’s eye view of this vast, timeless landscape on this 7-day, all-inclusive, private helicopter safari from the outback to the ocean.
Taking flight from Kununurra, look down over sunburnt country at endless, straight roads, farms the size of small countries, rivers dotted with crocodiles, virgin coastline and more. Visit remote Aboriginal communities. Experience the dust, sweat and exhilaration of life on a real, working cattle station. Fish for legendary Barramundi in pristine blue waters. Cruise the breathtaking Chamberlain Gorge. Ponder the mysterious Bungle Bungle domes and Cathedral Creek. Marvel at the Argyle Diamond Mine, where rare pink diamonds are found, and at the vast Lake Argyle, the largest manmade lake in the Southern Hemisphere. Land on mountain pinnacles, and other otherwise inaccessible places, to watch the sunset or simply “be”. And, at night, look up and admire some of the world’s most starry skies.
In the evenings, relax and unwind in ultimate luxury in the Kimberley’s most exclusive accommodations where celebrities such as Elton John, Kylie Minogue and Nicole Kidman have been known to holiday. Enjoy first-class Modern Australian cuisine including fresh Barramundi, beef and lamb straight from the source. Stay in modern, air-conditioned rooms and enjoy amenities including bars, laundries, swimming pools and, of course, acres upon acres of pristine wilderness over 350 million years in the making.
This all-inclusive package features six-nights in handpicked, exclusive Kimberley accommodations on a twin share basis. All tours and meals are included (except on Day 1, which is considered “pre-tour”).
Treat yourself to the very best of the Kimberley in ultimate comfort and style on this 7-day, all-inclusive helicopter safari. There truly is no better way to see and experience this incredible part of the world.
Dates or itinerary don't fit? We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.
This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points.
Explore Fiordland in style! Walk the world famous Milford, and Routeburn Tracks, heli hike the Kepler Track, and enjoy a luxurious 5-star Milford Sound overnight cruise. Farewell diverse and spectacular scenery on the tracks, from native forests, alpine lakes, and rivers, to mountain views, vast fiords and lush valleys, you return and relax at the luxury 5 star accommodation Fiordland lodge and luxury boutique cruise by night. You'll be serviced with New Zealand's fine food and wine focusing on freshness, simplicity, and seasonal flavours.
Known as the Walking Capital of the World, Fiordland National Park features four world class tracks with stunning scenery: Kepler Track, Milford Track, and Routeburn Track.
Not only is the landscape phenomenal, the natural wildlife here is abundant too. Seals, dolphins and penguins can all be spotted from above the water on your luxurious 5-star Milford Sound overnight cruise, while rare black coral, lobsters and schools of fish can be viewed as the boat's HD ROV (high definition remotely operated vehicle) delves deep into the sea.
Spend three nights at luxury boutique lodge - Fiordland Lodge. And last night onboard a luxurious 5-star boat featuring an onboard helipad, on-deck hot-tub, kayaks, tender, and superb cuisine. Taking only 20 passengers a night, in luxury climate-controlled cabins, all with king-sized beds, ensuite bathrooms, and majestic fiord and ocean views, it's sure to offer you a unique luxury boutique-cruising experience in Milford Sound.
Combining the best New Zealand walking experience with acclaimed Fiordland lodge and luxury Milford Sound overnight cruise, great food and wine, discerning service and the local knowledge of your field guides, the walk is the ultimate in luxury in Fiordland.
Departs daily on request
Walk the world famous Milford track, heli hike the Kepler Track and cycle the scenic Lake2Lake Trail. With diverse and spectacular scenery, from native forests, lakes, and rivers, to mountain views, vast fiords and lush valleys this tour offers the very best of Fiordland adventure.
Fiordland has achieved World Heritage status and is home of Mitre Peak and the Fiords of the famous Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. One of the greatest assets of Fiordland is the Milford, Routeburn and Kepler tracks, three of New Zealand's premier Great Walks. This package highlights the very best of these tracks, offering an introduction to the spectacular scenery, wildlife and history of each over three days.
Known as the Walking Capital of the World, Fiordland National Park features three world class Great Walks tracks with stunning scenery: Kepler Track, and Milford Track.
Farewell unforgettable tracks, you will return to your elegant accommodation in Te Anau, and relax in your deluxe room with striking views of Lake Te Anau from your window. And then enjoy impressive South Island cuisine.
An unique and unforgettable Fiordland adventure experience.
historic viaducts, and potential encounters with endangered New Zealand wildlife infuse this pure Middle-earth experience. This moderate to hard walk will definitely delight wilderness lovers and challenge the seasoned hiker.
South Island's dramatic southern extremity has an ‘edge of the world' quality. Hump Ridge track is a wilderness treasure set in a bizarre sculptured landscape of house-sized rock tors, icy alpine tarns and weird limestone formations. Walking the Hump Ridge Track is a life-changing experience. The physical exertion will challenge but the rewards will take your breath away.
You'll enjoy a short helicopter flight to take you across Te Waewae Bay and heli-pack your pack (max 15kg) up the hill on Day 1. Wooden boardwalks ease your passage on the climb to the Hump Ridge. At 1000m, you feel ‘on top of the world’. The summit has a Lord of the Rings atmosphere and offers panoramic views of southern Fiordland and Stewart Island.
The next day is a steep descent following to a fascinating coastline where you trek along an old logging tramway that crosses mighty viaducts, including Percy Burn, the largest surviving wooden trestle bridge in the world.
The final section is a pleasant ramble along marine terraces clothed in some of the last remaining virgin beech in Waitutu Forest.
The walk is led by highly knowledgeable and experienced guides. Along the way your experienced local guide will bring to life the diversity of the landscape, vegetation, wildlife and captivating stories of historic viaducts and early pioneering families. At every stage your tour will be enhanced by the knowledge and passion of the field guides who work tirelessly to ensure each guest is safe, engaged and well fed.
At the end of each day, you'll return to your cosy backcountry lodges in superb locations, and enjoy 3 courses dinners.
Adventure into the harsh but spellbindingly beautiful surrounds of the South Island’s Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track. This challenging and incredibly rewarding experience will be an adventure you remember forever.
Departs every Friday on request. Tuesday departure can also be arranged on demand.
A guided day walk from Te Anau beginning with a scenic helicopter flight over the Hidden Lakes, beech forest and alpine area to Luxmore Hut on the Kepler Track.
From this Department of Conservation Hut explore the alpine tussock fields and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding Fiordland mountains with the possibility of ascending to the summit of Mt Luxmore if you wish and weather and time allows.
After time in the alpine area, hike down the mountain on the well-formed Kepler Track. The track descends through mountain and silver beech forest, and passes under towering limestone bluffs to the sandy beach of Brod Bay, the pick up point for the rewarding water taxi trip back to Te Anau.
From Luxmore Hut it is a down hill walk (8km) requiring a medium level of fitness. If you wish to explore further past the Hut toward the Summit there would be an additional 1-3 hours walking up and down. There is a maximum of 12 walkers with a guide providing an opportunity to learn about the natural and human heritage of Fiordland. There are plenty of stops for photographs, bird-watching and interpretation along the way.
Return Te Anau at around 5:00pm. We can arrange transfer to/from Queenstown at additional charges.
Depart daily on request from 1st September to 20th May.
This seven-day-six-night adventure takes you to the heart of the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan with return scenic helicopter flights between Punakha and Paro offering you an once-in-a-lifetime experience to enjoy spectacular views of the Himalayan Mountain peaks.
From hiking up to the gravity-defying Tiger's Nest Monastery to visiting the Temple of the Divine Madman, this trip combines spectacular drives, unique nature walks and fascinating monastery visits. You'll venture into the kingdom's heartland exploring three important but distinctly different valleys: The Laya Valley (also known as the hidden paradise), the tropical Punakha Valley with its magnificent Dzongs, and the emerald Paro Valley, with rice paddies and ancient temples.
Throughout the adventure you return each night to the luxurious COMO Uma lodges, where you can use the library, swimming pool, steam room and gym. A COMO Shambhala body treatment is also included in the package.
The tour is privately guided and fully supported. You only need to carry a day pack.
All meals are included for the duration of the tour. All ground transfers as well as transfers to and from Paro airport are also included.
You'll be hosted by a local Bhutanese guide, a driver and guides on all daily excursions/hikes. All staff are highly experienced and knowledgeable. The walk is fully supported and you only need to carry a day pack each day.
The Bhutan Himalayan Explorer Heli & Walk Adventure ensures you are privy to all that this mysterious country has to offer to a new height.
* Additional charges may apply for travelling during March to May, and September to November or different room type. It's all inclusive price. Please see the full inclusion in the section of 'WHAT'S INCLUDED' on this page.
Includes: The Dig Tree | Birdsville | Kimberley Coast | Bullo River Station | The Dig Tree | Pilbara | The Painted Desert
It's your air safari of a lifetime. A thorough exploration of this final frontier from air, land and sea. Experience the sheer beauty of the rugged, isolated Kimberley coastline and enjoy deserted beaches in the sun. Stay on million-acre cattle stations; discover ancient cave paintings that pre-date the Pyramids. Marvel at a myriad of Top End wildlife and best of all, share these memories with only a handful of others. You will stay in handpicked unique and inspiring hotels, camps and lodges that enhance your surroundings even further, with no compromise on comfort. This truly all inclusive package will assure you that here’s nothing to do but sit back, relax and enjoy your adventure!
If there is no departure date suits you, please contact us to arrange your private charter tour. A date of your choice is available for groups of 6 or more people. Subject to availability.
Includes: Cape York| Gulf Country & Islands | Daintree Rainforest | Carnarvon Gorge | Torres Strait Islands | Mt Mulligan Station
Board the seriously comfortable (and quick), Outback Jet for a thorough exploration of this hard to reach region. See the true Queensland outback, exploring iconic towns, remote islands and cattle stations. A truly spectacular flight along the isolated coastline of Cape York gets you to the exotic and remote isles of the Torres Strait before returning southwards to relax at a boutique eco-retreat in the Daintree Rainforest. Your final two days are spent discovering the beauty of the sand-stone chasms at Carnarvon Gorge. Conquer the Cape, explore the rainforest and meet some incredible locals. This truly all inclusive package will assure you that here's nothing to do but sit back, relax and enjoy your adventure!
If there is no departure date suits you, please contact us to arrange your private charter tour. A date of your choice is available for groups of 6 or more people. Subject to availability. This truly all inclusive package will assure you that here's nothing to do but sit back, relax and enjoy your adventure!
Includes: Arnhem Land| Bullo River Station | Kakadu| Kimberley Waterfalls
Imagine seeing the Top-End during the awe-inspiring green season. This tour is especially interesting to those who have visited northern Australia during the Dry Season. Marvel at the floodwaters as rivers burst their banks creating vast wetlands. Hear the roaring thunder of raging waterfalls and see the night sky alive with electricity. This place during the Wet has to be seen to be believed! This truly all inclusive package will assure you that here’s nothing to do but sit back, relax and enjoy your adventure!
Includes: Dirk Hartog Island| Kalbarri| Margaret River Esperance | Kangaroo Island | Tall Timber Country
IIt's your air safari of a lifetime. You will travel along Australia's west coast by a sophisticated and high-performance private jet, and experience the region's world-class coastal attractions, breath-taking scenery, wildflower trails and warm hospitality! This tour is carefully scheduled to coincide with many significant ecological events. On day one make a spectacular scenic flight at cliff-level along the Great Australian Bight, viewing whales and their calves from above - a view that a rare few ever experience. From there see the vast contrast of this gargantuan state from the turquoise coral filled waters off remote Dirk Hartog Island, the wildflowers in the sandy soil of Kalbarri right down to the high-rainfall Tall Timber country in the south where you will walk amongst the Valley of the Giants. This truly all inclusive package will assure you that here's nothing to do but sit back, relax and enjoy your adventure!