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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.

With a whole range of escorted touring options to help you discover the incredible delights, you can be sure that you’ll see not only the famous sights, but some hidden gems too. With the two different tour levels to match all budgets, there's something to suit every price range, so sit back, relax, and let your expert guide take you on a journey of a lifetime.

APT Difference

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

  • Experienced Tour Directors, drivers and local guides

  • Fully inclusive touring

  • A choice of five star Luxury or four star Premium to suit all tastes and budgets

  • 98% customer satisfaction rating

APT Luxury: Luxury inclusions, ultimate touring

 

Perfect for first-time travellers or for those seeking a detailed discovery of Australia's Kimberley region or 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.

With a detailed range of iconic highlights combined with unique attractions, enjoy APT’s expert knowledge on these luxury tours with no hidden extras. Freedom of Choice Inclusions are also offered, meaning travellers can tailor their trip with a range of touring and dining choices at no extra cost.

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

  • Flexible 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

  • APT Tour Director plus expert local guides

  • Overseas transfers and luggage porterage

APT Premium: Premium inclusions, exceptional value

 

Operated by Travelmarvel, APT's Premium escorted tours combine the beauty of Australia and New Zealand with outstanding 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 expert 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 cruise and escorted tour operator.

What's included on an APT Premium Tour? 

  • Engaging Insider Experiences - an insight into the history and culture of Australia and New Zealand

  • More free time and flexibility

  • Hand-picked accomodation 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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Holiday ideas

APT New Zealand Wonderland

17 Day Escorted Tour
From £6,499 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 £4,089 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 £4,419 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