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APT Escorted Touring

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APT Touring is a family owned company established in 1927 and is renowned for offering a comprehensive range of escorted holiday experiences in both Australia and New Zealand. Having been a key partner for over 30 years, APT shares the same passion, experience, and unrivalled expertise for the destinations as Austravel.

APT offer Luxury, Essential, Small Group Journey and Wilderness Adventure touring holidays that all provide impressive inclusions and unforgettable experiences.

APT Difference

  • An award-winning tour operator with 90 years' experience

  • Experienced Tour Directors, drivers and local guides

  • Fully inclusive touring

  • A choice of Luxury, Essential, Small Group Journey and Wilderness adventures to suit travellers who enjoy inspirational travel. 

  • 98% customer satisfaction rating

APT Luxury Touring, Small Group Journeys and Wilderness Adventures

 

Perfect for first-time travellers to New Zealand, APT provide Luxury tours that take care of every detail. Enjoy handpicked accommodation and exceptional service, with the added extras of delicious culinary experiences and high-end sightseeing opportunities. APT also offer Small Group Journeys in New Zealand that host a maximum of 20 passengers and provide an intimate and slower paced exploration of the North & South Islands.

 

For those seeking a detailed discovery of Australia's Kimberley region, no other operator can offer the experience, network of lodges or access that APT do. Their Wilderness Adventures will take you to the heart of the real Kimberley, rather than merely brushing the surface.

What's included on an APT Luxury tour?

  • Enriching sightseeing in each location

  • Signature Experiences - unique or exclusive activities, carefully designed to provide a window into the history, culture, lifestyle, cuisine and beauty of each region

  • Freedom of Choice sightseeing and dining options

  • Most meals, including welcome and farewell dinners

  • Stay in iconic and centrally located four to five star accommodation

  • Travel aboard a luxurious coach with a maximum of 40 guests on selected tours (20 on Small Group Journeys)

  • APT Tour Director plus expert local guides

  • Overseas transfers and luggage porterage

 

 

APT Essential Touring

Operated by Travelmarvel, APT's Essential tours combine the beauty of Australia and New Zealand with marvellous value and service. Balancing excursions and leisure time perfectly, expect must-see attractions combined with enough freedom and flexibility to enjoy your chosen destination at your own pace. Handpicked accommodation, quality meals and sightseeing excursions mixed with experienced Tour Directors and local guides provide you with the insider knowledge that guidebooks simply can’t supply. Insider Experiences are also included at no extra cost, meaning you can experience local traditions and cuisines through unique tours with the confidence of travelling with the region’s leading river cruise and escorted tour operator.

  • Insider experiences - an insight into the historyand culture of Australia and New Zealand

  • More free time and flexibility

  • Hand-picked accommodation in three to four star properties

  • Selected meals, including welcome and farewell dinners

  • Travelmarvel Tour Director, plus local guides in select locations

  • Overseas transfers and luggage porterage

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APT New Zealand Wonderland

17 Day Escorted Tour
From £6,495 per person

Discover the best of New Zealand on this comprehensive 17 day escorted tour of both the north and south islands.

Great for
  • Escorted tours
  • Food & wine
  • Wildlife & nature

APT Discover Australia

18 Day Escorted Tour
From £5,995 per person

This 18 day Premium escorted tour is the perfect way to see Australia; covering five states and encompassing all the famous icons in one trip of a lifeti

Great for
  • Beaches & boats
  • Escorted tours
  • Food & wine
  • Round the world
  • Wildlife & nature

APT New Zealand Getaway

15 Day Escorted Tour
From £4,779 per person

From Rotorua's steaming geysers on the North Island to Milford Sound's dramatic cliffs on the South Island, this 15 day discovery takes in the must-see destinations.

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Escorted tours
  • Wildlife & nature

APT East Coast Adventure

13 Day Guided Tour
From £4,449 per person

This luxurious holiday takes you to Sydney, the Gold Coast and Cairns - iconic Australian holiday destinations.

Great for
  • Beaches & boats
  • Escorted tours

APT West Coast Adventure

18 Day Escorted Tour
From £5,695 per person

Discover the West Coast and the Kimberley; a place of hidden treasures. Cruise gorges, encounter wildlife, and learn of aboriginal culture. Image: Karijini National Park

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Escorted tours
  • Wildlife & nature