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Australia

Premier Aussie Specialist .

Westoe Travel has been appointed as a Premier Aussie Specialist by Tourism Australia.
We have a seperate website with ideas and suggestions for Australia at
www.australianvisitor.co.uk

We have 28 years of experience in selling Australia and our staff have made over twenty visits to the Country. Please call to discuss your holiday and we will be delighted to suggest some options for you based on our personal experiences

A small selection of our Australian Tours

Sydney, Rock and Reef
13 Days: This tour is perfect for the first time visitor to Australia; experience Sydney, witness the beauty of Ayers Rock and explore Cairns, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.


Visit: Sydney | Ayers Rock | Cairns

The perfect tour for any first time visitor to Australia as your experience the country's most loved attractions. Start your trip in cosmopolitan Sydney and soak up the electric atmosphere, see the famous Opera House and the stunning Harbour Bridge. Next head to the Red Centre and witness the beautiful sunrise over Ayers Rock and learn more about the Aboriginal culture. Finally fly to Cairns, known as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, enjoy free time exploring Queensland's most northerly city and be sure to dip your toes in the warm clear waters of the world's most famous reef.
Tour Highlights

Return flights from London Heathrow with Cathay Pacific
4 nights in cosmopolitan Sydney
Experience the sunrise at Uluru
5 nights in Cairns



Discover Australia
Visit: Perth | Freemantle | Alice Springs | Kata Tjuta | Uluru Ayers Rock | Cairns | Great Barrier Reef| Melbourne | Sydney

This is the ultimate journey of Australian discovery as you enjoy the sights of Western Australia before heading for Alice Springs and the Red Centre with iconic Ayers Rock and Kata Tjuta. On then to the tropical Queensland coast and one of the world’s natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef, where you’ll see marine life the likes of which you’ll see nowhere else. Heading south you’ll visit Melbourne, a vibrant city with a European vibe and one time Aussie capital. End your voyage of discovery in cosmopolitan Sydney with its iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House and fabulous shopping and beaches.
Tour Highlights

Cruise the Swan River from Perth to Fremantle
Be captivated by a magical sunrise at Uluru
Explore the magic of the Great Barrier Reef
See iconic landmarks on a Sydney Harbour cruise
Explore Melbourne, vibrant and European

Outback Adventure


Visit: Adelaide | Flinders ranges | Port Augusta | Copper Pedy | Uluru / Ayers Rock | Kata Tjuta | Kings Canyon | Alice Springs | Tennant Creek | Katherine | Kakadu | Litchfield National Park | Darwin

Journey from the charming streets and colonial architecture of Adelaide through the magnificent mountains of the Flinders ranges to outback Port Augusta and the opal centre of Cooper Pedy. Explore the magnificent Red Centre, with stunning sunrises at Uluru Ayers Rock, and magnificent topography at Kings Canyon and the Olgas. Explore Alice Springs and learn about Aboriginal culture then see vast outback cattle stations. Explore the wonders of the tropical Top End; Katherine, Darwin and the Kakadu National Park where a cruise on the Yellow Water Billabong showcases prolific birdlife and the estuarine crocodile.
Tour Highlights

Explore Adelaide and enjoy the Claire Valley
See Uluru at sunrise and visit the Watering Hole
Climb Kings Canyon and stay in Alice Springs
Enjoy an Aboriginal Cultural Experience
Kakadu National Park and Katherine Gorge

Magic Reefs, Daydream Island and Sydney


Visit: Cairns | Great Barrier Reef | The Spirit of Queensland | Airlie Beach| Daydream Island | Sydney

Explore Cairns and the underwater magic of the Great Barrier Reef, where hundreds of fish dart though the bright living corals; ride the Spirit of Queensland and then relax on Daydream Island, where sandy beaches are lapped by an azure sea. Then travel to Australia's most famous city, Sydney where you will have a few days to explore.
Tour Highlights

Snorkel with the fish on the Great Barrier Reef
4 nights in tropical Cairns and North Queensland
Ride the Spirit of Queensland
Relax on sun-drenched Daydream Island
4 nights in cosmopolitan Sydney

Indian Pacific Train Perth to Sydney
Australia's last remaining trans-continental train journey traverses from coast to coast between the sparkling waters of the Pacific and Indian Ocean covering 4352 kilometres.


The iconic Indian Pacific offers one of the most impressive and indulgent ways to explore the vastness of Australia. Covering over 4300km from the Indian Ocean on Australia’s western shores to the Pacific on the east, you will watch the passing backdrop Australia’s magnificent landscapes. Travel in either direction – from the ‘harbour city’ of Sydney or the charming city of Adelaide in the east or the lovely Western Australian capital, Perth..
Onboard Service
Platinum Service

Platinum Service offers a heightened level of comfort to elevate your on-board experience to a truly global standard of luxurious travel. Spacious private cabins, each with a full ensuite, are almost double the size of Gold Service cabins, with a shower, ample cupboard space, toilet facilities and safe. Panoramic windows give you the best seats in the house for watching the world roll by. During the day, your cabin will be configured as a private lounge; by night it converts to a comfortable bedroom, with either a double bed or twin beds. Enjoy a full breakfast, sumptuous lunches and a la carte dinners in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant. Meals are accompanied by a selection of fine Australian wines, or other beverages. And as a Platinum guest you’ll enjoy free transfers to the train within a 50km radius.
Gold Service

During the day, the compact Twin Berth Sleeper Cabins offer a comfortable three seater lounge, converting to an upper and lower sleeping berth at night. Your journey will be made even more comfortable with service from the hospitality attendant including fresh sheets, bath towels, pillows, and complimentary toiletries. Twin Berth Sleeper Cabins have private en suite facilities with a hide-away compact toilet, wash basin and shower. Single Berth Sleeper Cabins feature a comfortable lounge chair and foot rest by day and a single level sleeping berth by night. Cabins are fitted with a wash basin. Showers and toilets are located at either end of the Gold Service carriage. Meals are served in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant.

FREE Sightseeing
Platinum and Gold class passengers can enjoy free sightseeing at en route stops. There is time to explore the heritage and culture of Broken Hill, the ‘silver city’, which was built on mining riches, and the elegant South Australian capital, Adelaide, which offers an abundance of food, wine and history. Explore remote Cook on foot and the old mining capital of Kalgoorlie. (Red Service passengers can purchase excursions on-board).

Departing up to twice a week in each direction, your epic journey over three days and nights will take you through the picturesque and fertile Avon Valley, the dusty goldfields around Kalgoorlie in Western Australia, across the vast, empty and ancient desert of the Nullarbor Plains, and the magnificent and once-impenetrable Blue Mountains outside Sydney.
Journey times:

Sydney to Perth - 66 hours
Sydney to Adelaide - 24 hours
Adelaide to Perth - 42 hours
(Operates in both directions)
From Sydney

Wednesday Departures: Year Round
Saturday Departures: 05 Sep 15 - 14 Nov 15

Depart Sydney: Wed 2.55 pm / Sat 2.55pm
Arrive Adelaide: Thu 3.15 pm / Sun 3.15pm

Depart Adelaide: Thu 9.25pm / Sun 9.25pm
Arrive Perth: Sat 9.10 am / Tue 9.10am
From Perth

Sunday Departures: Year Round
Wednesday Departures: 02 Sep 15 - 11 Nov 15

Depart Perth: Sun 11.55 am / Wed 11.10am
Arrive Adelaide: Tue 07.20 am / Fri 07.20am
Depart Adelaide: Tue 10.15 am / Fri 10.00am
Arrive Sydney: Wed 11.10 am / Sat 10.15am
Please Note: All times are local and subject to change without prior notice.

The Ghan Train Adelaide - Darwin
One of the most famous train journeys in the world, The Ghan links Darwin in the north of Australia to Adelaide in the south over 2 nights travelling via Alice Springs in the centre of the country.


Experience the tropical Top End and the Outback as you journey almost 3000km in the footsteps of the camel trains from Darwin to Adelaide. Break your journey in Alice Springs and explore the stunning red centre.
Onboard Service
Platinum Service

Platinum Service offers a heightened level of comfort to elevate your on-board experience to a truly global standard of luxurious travel. Spacious private cabins, each with a full ensuite, are almost double the size of Gold Service cabins, with a shower, ample cupboard space, toilet facilities and safe. Panoramic windows give you the best seats in the house for watching the world roll by. During the day, your cabin will be configured as a private lounge; by night it converts to a comfortable bedroom, with either a double bed or twin beds. Enjoy a full breakfast, sumptuous lunches and a la carte dinners in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant. Meals are accompanied by a selection of fine Australian wines, or other beverages. And as a Platinum guest you’ll enjoy free transfers to the train within a 50km radius.
Gold Service

During the day, the compact Twin Berth Sleeper Cabins offer a comfortable three seater lounge, converting to an upper and lower sleeping berth at night. Your journey will be made even more comfortable with service from the hospitality attendant including fresh sheets, bath towels, pillows, and complimentary toiletries. Twin Berth Sleeper Cabins have private en suite facilities with a hide-away compact toilet, wash basin and shower. Single Berth Sleeper Cabins feature a comfortable lounge chair and foot rest by day and a single level sleeping berth by night. Cabins are fitted with a wash basin. Showers and toilets are located at either end of the Gold Service carriage. Meals are served in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant.

FREE Sightseeing
Platinum and Gold class passengers can enjoy free sightseeing opportunities to the Nitmiluk Gorge whilst the strain stops in Katherine, and for those not breaking the journey in Alice Springs there’s a choice of sightseeing including camel rides, city exploring and outback habitats. (Red service passengers can purchase excursions on-board).

The Great Ocean Road Self Drive

Visit: Melbourne | Apollo Bay | Port Fairy | Coonawarra | Adelaide

One of the world’s most spectacular drives, the Great Ocean Road winds its way along the wild and windswept coast. Experience a seascape like no other; deserted beaches, historic ports and the famous Twelve Apostles rising majestically from the ocean.
Tour Highlights

Melbourne, cosmopolitan and sophisticated
Apollo Bay for some of the best seafood around
The Twelve Apostles and London Bridge, nature’s rock sculptures that will amaze you

Pacific Coast Drive
Visit: Hunter Valley | Port Macquarie | Coffs Harbour | Byron Bay | Brisbane

One of the iconic drives in Australia is from Sydney along the sun-drenched Pacific coast to Brisbane. Experience some of Australia’s most picturesque seaside locations and the remarkable Hunter Valley on this journey of discovery.
Tour Highlights

Enjoy boutique wineries in the Hunter Valley
Byron Bay, laid back yet sophisticated
Coffs Harbour with its lively marina
Port Macquarie for fabulous beaches and surf

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