Journeys in

Australia

A selection of our favourite journeys in Australia

Rainforest & Remoteness

Daintree, Cattle Station & Far North Queensland, Australia

This is the itinerary for anyone looking to leave modernity behind and escape to a far flung hideout. Start by soaking up the soothing sounds of mother nature in the Daintree Rainforest, then head inland to experience the wellness of pastoral life on a secluded 28,000-hectare heritage property, before finally heading to a private island for the ultimate castaway experience.

Remote Coast, Cattle & Kimberley

Itinerary Inspiration | Australia's wild & remote west

This itinerary is for anyone looking to explore the remote reaches of North West Australia. Start by immersing yourself in the stunning Kimberley coastline, then head inland to experience the region’s dramatic landscape, before indulging in the traditional outback hospitality of an historic outback station. For those seeking more adventure, board your expeditionary cruise boat and venture along the stunning coastline and rugged landscapes of the remote Kimberley region.

Top End Immersion

Itinerary Inspiration | Kakadu & Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia

If you are an adventure seeker looking for a a complete immersion into Australia's 'Top End' then this journey is for you! Commence your adventure 'out bush' in a private tented safari camp and explore Kakadu & Arnhem Land with one of Australia's top guides who will weave magic into the stories of the land & share traditional Aboriginal life with you. Transfer to Bamurru Plains, the outstanding, luxurious wilderness lodge where you will explore Kakadu's remarkable Mary River floodplains by 4x4, on foot and by air boat.

Bay of Fires Lodge Walk

Set Departure | Tasmanian Coastal Trek

Discover the breathtaking beaches along the east coast of Tasmania as you explore the Bay of Fires. Join a small group, led by well-informed guides, and traverse this wonderfully remote landscape. The Bay of Fires offers an awe-inspiring escape, teeming with unique flora and fauna...not to be missed!

Cradle Mountain Huts Walk

Set Departure | Tasmanian Wilderness Walk

This magnificent, breathtakingly beautiful and iconic walk presents the perfect combination of expert guiding, private accommodation, gourmet cuisine, spectacular scenery, the flora and fauna and local history of Tasmania's awe-inspiring wilderness. It truly offers the rare opportunity to unplug, breathe and truly reconnect with nature as you discover the rare beauty and diversity of Tasmania's World Heritage-listed Cradle Mountain.

True North Kimberley Ultimate

Set Departure | Cruising Australia's Kimberley Coastline

A True North cruise blends adventure, exquisite luxury and expert guiding covering thousands of nautical miles aboard one of the world’s finest expedition vessels. This is not cruising in the traditional sense but rather a curated activity-based itinerary, with non-sea days planned in, offering unparalleled access to the stunning coastal environment.

Wineglass Bay Sail Walk

Set Departure | Tasmanian Walking & Sailing

This amazing walk, the only one of its kind in Tasmania, takes in the spectacular beaches, peninsulas and island trails found in national parks along the east coast. Discover Maria Island, Freycinet Peninsula, Schouten Island and the Tasman Peninsula supported by the spectacular Lady Eugenie, a 23-metre (75-ft) luxury classic ketch. If you can't decide between a walking holiday and a sailing escape this stunning itinerary combines the two!

Wine, Wildlife & Walking

Itinerary Inspiration | South Australia

This itinerary is for the food and wine buffs who love a spot of adventure. Start in Port Lincoln and immerse yourself in this incredible diversity of environments home to some of Australia's rare, endangered and vulnerable wildlife, then head to the Barossa Valley to sample some of Australia's finest wines before tackling the stunning Flinders Ranges on foot as you hike this 540-million year old landscape.

Outback Loop by Air

Air Safari | Outback NSW, STH AUSTRALIA & Central QLD
Departures - 28 April & 10 May 2020 - 6 Days

An epic Outback journey covering thousands of kilometres in just 6 days, seeing the sights that would traditionally take weeks to visit by road. Revel in true Outback hospitality in the iconic, remote towns of Birdsville & William Creek, view the Marree Man, the tallest sand dune in the Flinders - 'Big Red’ and fly over the immense landscapes from The Flinders Ranges to Lake Eyre. If you haven’t experienced Australia’s extraordinary Outback, this flying adventure is for you.

Kakadu Safari Under Canvas

Itinerary Inspiration | Kakadu & Arnhem Land, Australia

This incredible journey allows you to spend three magical days amidst the natural beauty, incredible wildlife and rich cultural traditions of the Northern Territory, whilst being hosted by one of Australia's best guides who has lived and breathed this region for a lifetime.

The Arkaba Walk

Set Departure | The Flinders Ranges on foot

Traversing the ancient Flinders Ranges and the private Arkaba Conservancy in outback South Australia, The Arkaba Walk is an experience that immerses you in the story of the land.

The Outback Aussie Pub Crawl

Air Safari | Iconic drinking holes & outback scenes
Departures - 25 March, 17 June & 07 October 2021 - 5 Days

8 Outback pubs, 4000 kms, 5 days - this is the Classic Outback Aussie Pub Crawl, designed exclusively for The Classic Safari Company and available nowhere else! Join one of our small group set departures or design your own bespoke itinerary, perfect for big birthdays, family adventures, a trip with your mates or simply because you deserve it!

Outback Air Safari NSW

Air Safari | Explore your own backyard
Departure - October 2021 - 6 Days

A bespoke NSW air safari operated by a proudly Australian outfit! Take to the skies and explore the Outback of New South Wales by private plane on this unique 6 day flying safari. Join a small group set departure or design your own itinerary and discover the home of the Mungo Man, the 'Silver City' of Broken Hill, the Mad Max film site of Silverton, true outback life on a Darling River sheep station and Mudgee wine country - a fitting way to round out your week sampling fine wine and epucurian delights!

Cape York & The Gulf Air Safari

Air Safari | Outback & Far North Queensland
Departures - 19 July & 25 July 2021

See the true Queensland outback, exploring iconic towns, remote islands and cattle stations. A spectacular Air Safari along the isolated Cape York coastline, the exotic isles of Torres Strait, the rich Daintree Rainforest and sand-stone chasms of Canarvon Gorge. Conquer the Cape, explore the rainforest and meet some incredible locals.

Flyaway Faraway

Air Safari | Iconic & vast Australia
Departures - ex Melbourne - 17 June & 03 July 2021 - 14 Days

Take flight in a private aircraft to link the best of the Red Centre, Top End and Kimberley into a single journey of a lifetime. Indigenous custodians, rock art experts, cattle station owners and long-time locals bring the Australia's special attributes to life as you experience the true colours of this incredibly vast and diverse country.

Ultimate Outback Crusade

Air Safari | From East to West via Kakadu and the Red Centre
Departure - 3 June 2021 - 14 Days

From Katherine to Kakadu, Kununurra & the Kimberley; from Broken Hill to Birdsville and the Bungle Bungles; and from Longreach to Lake Argyle, whilst also flying over Lake Eyre and the Flinders, this ultimate itinerary exceptionally showcases the best of Outback Australia. A visit to Uluru and the Olgas (optional) ensures all the boxes are ticked on your truly memorable private flying holiday!

Journey Into The Outback

Air Safari | Flinders through the centre to Longreach
Departure - 11 April 2021 - 10 Days

Be mesmerised by the Australian Outback on this ten day adventure that leads you through remote outback towns, crosses iconic landscapes and showcases fascinating local culture whilst delivering outstanding experiences along the way. You will marvel at the staggering scenes below you, and you will be mesmerised by the star studded skies above, on this unbeatable adventure by air.

The Outback Classic

Air Safari | Australia's vast vast land
Departure - 15 August 2021 - 9 Days

This 9 day journey encompasses Australia's Outback classics! From Longreach in the heart of outback Queensland to Williams Creek on the Oodnadatta Track, Uluru & the Olgas in Australia's Red Centre, quirky Coober Pedy to visit fascinating museums, iconic pubs, view stark and staggering landscapes whilst being led by passionate guides and hosted by True-Blue Aussies. A ripper of an itinerary!

Red Centre Indulgence

Air Safari | Central Australia's Outback
Departure - 18 July 2021 - 8 Days

From Lake Mungo's 'Walls of China' to Australia's iconic Uluru - this is an all encompassing Central Australian Air Safari. Immerse yourself in spectacular landscapes, fascinating Aboriginal history and experience incomparable true-blue Outback hospitalit staying on a remote sheep station.... and all whilst flying between locations in your private plane!

The Outback Discovery

Air Safari | Longreach to Coober Pedy & back
Departure - 24 June 2021 - 7 days

Visit the iconic Outback towns of Longreach, Birdsville and William Creek (population 10!). Visit the Qantas Founders Museum and be inspired by the Stokman's Hall of Fame. Spend a night underground in Australia's opal mining town of Coober Pedy - steeped in Outback history. Experience life on a 320,000 acre remote sheep station and revel in the incredible hospitality of your hosts. This glimpse of the Australian Outback will have you yearning for more.

The Iconic Explorer

Air Safari | Traverse Australia
Departure - 19 May 2021 - 14 Days

From Kakadu to The Kimberley, sunset cruises, campfire bush dinners and riding camels along the world famous Cable Beach - these are just some of the experiences to enjoy on this Iconic Outback explorers adventure. Your private aircraft will transport you to a new exciting destination daily so you can travel in comfort while covering great distances - from the magnificent Kimberley to captivating Kakadu and unique Uluru and beyond. An Outback safari not to be missed.

Top End Temptation

Kakadu, Arnhem Land & Cobourg Peninsula

More than just a Kadadu tour you will explore Arnhem Land and the Cobourg Peninsula, swim in billabongs, cruise wetlands and freshwater paperbark swamps, view turtle nesting grounds, be guided through ancient Aboriginal sites, visit the Gunbalanya Aboriginal community & Injalak Aboriginal Arts Centre, hunt for mud crab, fish for Barramundi and so much more on this tempting tour to the Top End!

True North Kimberley Snapshot

Cruising Australia's Kimberley Coastline

For those pressed for time, here is the flagship Kimberley Ultimate Itinerary condensed into a single week voyage! This Snapshot itinerary features several Kimberley icons including the King George Falls, the Hunter River, the Prince Regent River, Montgomery Reef and the Horizontal Waterfalls - all aboard one of the finest boats Australian expedition cruising has to offer.

Wildbush Luxury & Outback Station

A Wild Bush Luxury Trifecta!

From the unique Bamurru Plains, nestled in the remote and beautiful northern wilderness of Kakadu, to Bullo River Station, a 300,000 acre working cattle station that combines authentic outback adventures & life on an outback farm, to El Questro Homestead, an oasis and relaxed retreat in the Kimberley. This is the Kimberley & the Top End in absolute style!

Sailing & Whale Sharks

Spectacular Coral Bay & Ningaloo Reef

Sail south to some of the most remote areas of the Ningaloo Reef, enjoy snorkeling, diving and kayaking pristine coral gardens amongst abundant marine life. Journey onto the northern point of the reef for barefoot luxury as you go in search of whale sharks and humpback whales, spot the animals that frequent the camp and learn about the birdlife, flora and fauna which exist in this arid paradise. At night do a little star-gazing and learn all about the constellations that fill our southern skies.

Tasmania’s Devils, Lakes & Mountains

Tasmania's Devils, Lakes & Mountains

Tasmania offers not only unique wildlife, but majestic mountains, wilderness National Parks and an abundance of breathtaking lakes. On this private tour you will not only enjoy the spectacular scenery that abounds, you can also indulge in superb local cuisine with delights including Tasmania's abundance of seafood, exceptional wines and delicious home grown honey - and there is plenty of time to taste them all!

Kangaroo Island Getaway

Discover South Australian Island Life

This is the ultimate introduction to Kangaroo Island's spectacular landscapes, captivating wildlife, warm hospitality, good food, great wine and the opportunity to gain a local's perspective on island life. Savour fresh oysters, olives, honey and wine, meet locals for a cuppa or a pint and, accompanied by passionate guides, undertake spectacular easy walks along sandy beaches, short hikes in National Parks and enjoy a range of wildlife encounters with koalas, kangaroos, colourful birdlife and sealions.

Birdsville Races by Private Plane

Fancy a flutter in the Outback?

Known as the 'Melbourne Cup of the Outback' the Birdsville Races are an iconic Australian horse race that takes place annually in the Simpson Desert. Muster your mates and gather your girlfriends and frock up to fly in your private plane for a flutter at the races and the opportunity to experience traditional Aussie outback hospitality enjoying a wonderful array of pub grub, gourmet dining, fine wine and fun!

Rainforest & Remoteness
Remote Coast, Cattle & Kimberley
Top End Immersion
Bay of Fires Lodge Walk
Cradle Mountain Huts Walk
True North Kimberley Ultimate
Wineglass Bay Sail Walk
Wine, Wildlife & Walking
Outback Loop by Air
Kakadu Safari Under Canvas
The Arkaba Walk
The Outback Aussie Pub Crawl
Outback Air Safari NSW
Cape York & The Gulf Air Safari
Flyaway Faraway
Ultimate Outback Crusade
Journey Into The Outback
The Outback Classic
Red Centre Indulgence
The Outback Discovery
The Iconic Explorer
Top End Temptation
True North Kimberley Snapshot
Wildbush Luxury & Outback Station
Sailing & Whale Sharks
Tasmania’s Devils, Lakes & Mountains
Kangaroo Island Getaway
Birdsville Races by Private Plane

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Elizabeth Mackintosh

Julia you did a fantastic job - everything was first class. Well organised, efficient and stress free. We all agreed it was the best holiday we've ever had. Cant wait to travel with CSC again.

Milford family

We are so happy we put our trust in CSC, we had an amazing adventure and would recommend them to anyone.

Kim & Brad Balance

The trip exceeded my expectations and was the best family holiday I have ever had. Our children simply loved it and now I know more about African wildlife than they do about our own farm animals.

Rowntree family

Classic Safari are the people who genuinely know other culture and offer incredible insight to perfectly meet your expectations.

Melanie McMillan & Iain Jones

We loved it all. Our son wants to go back tomorrow. We would ALL go back again!

Laurence & Remi Cunningham

An amazing experience - the best family holiday we have ever had. We were extremely impressed by the meticulous attention to our itinerary. I can't speak highly enough of all the elements of this exciting journey!

Sheryl & Robert Taylor

Thank you for making our trip to Africa so spectacular. The attention to detail really made it special. It really was the trip of a lifetime.

Paul Cozzi

Very knowledgeable and patient. Our trip was all that we hoped for. Wonderful!

Jane & Robert Happell

Everything was perfect! Advice and information on destinations and activities hit everything I had hoped to experience. I contacted the Classic Safari Company upon recommendation and have now, in turn, recommended to others.

Tim Bradley

You can't improve on perfection. I had my best birthday and holiday with my family celebrating my 80th birthday in Africa. Everything that Julia organised was perfect and the whole trip was a highlight!

Buckingham Family

The trip of a lifetime, couldn't have dreamt of a better adventure if I tried.

Emma Jeffcoat

Absolutely everything was first class & so well organised.

Simon & Jackie Adams

Classic Safari Company has done it again! A unique experience that ticked all the boxes - wildlife, culture and dining experience. A dream come true!

Ros Wheeler

Their experience and knowledge of Africa is evident and we couldn't have been happier with the total package. This has given us a taste for Africa - now we are ready for more.

Andrew & Pip Stevens

If you want the most sensational experience in Africa let Julia and the staff at Classic Safari Co plan it for you! Their knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm for their job means your every wish will be fulfilled.

Miriam & Joseph Harrison

Classic Safari is the place to go to for "top end" adventure travel.

Ron & Alison Guthrie

Classic Safari Company were brilliant - 10/10

Di & Kingsley Yates

The Classic Safari Company is the best I have dealt with. Extremely knowledgeable & professional, friendly, patient & understanding of first timers to Africa.

Annette Whiley

It certainly was the best trip we have EVER had. The experiences were mind blowing.  We want everyone we know to experience Africa - the animals, the people - magical.

Jo-anne & Dean Mifsud

Would do it all again and not change a moment. Best holiday ever!

The McGowan Tribe

An absolutely fantastic travel company - every one of the many trips they have organised for us over 22 years have been faultless and fabulous.

Judith & Roger Williams

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