Australia and New Zealand surpass expectations with the variety of experiences to be had, and their welcoming, laid-back inhabitants make the thrilling experience of travelling to the other side of the world even more personal, fun and worthwhile.
Exploring the underwater coral maze of the Great Barrier Reef is a must, the colours and creatures that abide here are indescribably stunning and amazing to see first-hand. These countries lend themselves perfectly to any sort of traveller, with gorgeous coastlines for sailing and surfing, rugged landscapes offering outback adventures, incredible wildlife and exciting cosmopolitan cities.
Combine Australia and New Zealand on your trip to enjoy a wealth of outdoors experiences amidst the most show-stopping scenery imaginable.
Otahuna Lodge, famously the largest private historic residence in New Zealand, is a grand Victorian mansion (1895) just outside Christchurch, which has been beautifully renovated into a boutique hotel/private luxury lodge, offering an exclusive, luxury retreat to those keen to experience the beautiful scenery and adventure opportunities of Tai Tapu, South Island.Read more
At New Zealand’s exclusive Huka Lodge, on the banks of the fast-flowing Waikato River within 17 acres of stunning park-like grounds, stay in cosy, elegant private cottages, enjoying incredible views of turquoise waters, lush forests and snow-capped mountains beyond.Read more
Covering a vast expanse of Australia’s Northern Territory, Bullo River Station is a remote 50,000-acre working cattle station, offering a comfortable stay in a traditional homestead. Experience a way of life far removed from our own, on a traditional outback farm in the heart of one of Australia’s most important farming regions.
Every time I explore a new destination, whether it’s on an adventure holiday in Peru or a luxury beach escape in the Indian Ocean, I return home full of excitement to share the amazing sights I have seen. Through my own experiences I have developed a love of helping others experience the great wonders of the world; truly getting under the skin of the extraordinary destinations that are at your fingertips. Getting the details right, from which hotel is perfectly located for exploring away from the crowds, to which local guide is most knowledgeable on history or culture or art, is of paramount importance to me. I am constantly seeking out new and exciting experiences and exploring off the beaten track to ensure my clients are receiving the best and most honest first-hand advice.
Take a look at my travel diaries for food for thought on your next trip...