Australia - AAT Kings
Australia - AAT Kings
AUSTRA LI A & NE W ZEALAND 2018-2019 Short Breaks 2-19 day breaks with your choice of accommodations p68 Day Tours One day or half day sightseeing tours p81 Inspiring Journeys Small group boutique journeys p20 Guided Vacations Our signature fully-guided vacation experiences p34
Explore. Connect. Smile. Discover the enchanting beauty and soul of Australia and New Zealand. Your unforgettable, effortless exploration is brought to life by the guided vacation experts, AAT Kings, who have been sharing their passion, unrivaled knowledge and exceptional service with guests since 1912.
Delve into the fascinating stories of the Anangu people in Australia or explore the unique and captivating culture of the Maori in New Zealand. Proud of our roots and the traditions of our people, we enjoy showcasing their spellbinding stories – made possible through the strong relationships we have forged with indigenous communities across these diverse lands.
NORTHERN TERRITORY SOUTH AUSTRALIA NEW SOUTH WALES VICTORIA WESTERN AUSTRALIA QUEENSLAND TASMANIA SYDNEY CANBERRA BRISBANE Fraser Island DARWIN Melbourne Kata Tjuta Kings Canyon Cradle Mountain Great Ocean Road Mount Gambier Kangaroo Island Hunter Valley Flinders Ranges Blue Mountains Beechworth The Barossa ADELAIDE Coober Pedy Gold Coast Byron Bay Noosa Cairns Port Douglas Daintree Atherton Tablelands Mission Beach Great Barrier Reef Rockhampton Longreach Hamilton Island Launceston Gordon River Freycinet Port Arthur HOBART Monkey Mia Karijini The Pinnacles Kalgoorlie Wave Rock Valley of the Giants Broome Bungle Bungle Geikie Gorge El Questo Kununurra Coral Bay Cape Le Grand Margaret River Uluru Alice Springs PERTH l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l Katherine Gorge Litchfield Kakadu NORTH ISLAND SOUTH ISLAND Milford Sound Waitomo Caves Bay of Islands Stewart Island Auckland Rotorua WELLINGTON Christchurch Dunedin Queenstown Mt.
Cook Franz Josef Glacier l l l l l l l l l l l
The AAT Kings Difference 6 Traveling with us 8 2 styles of travel 10 Where you’ll stay 12 A Family Affair 14 TreadRight Foundation 16 Smart ways to save 18 Pre & Post Hotels 84 Travel Essentials 85 Booking Conditions 86 How to book back cover Contents Tour Days Code Page The Long White Cloud 11/12/22 NZNI/NZSI/NZIJ 22 Inspiring New Zealand 10 NZFLY 24 Inspiring Australia 13 IJFLY 26 Victoria’s Hidden Gems 7 IJVIC 28 Kakadu’s Ancient Secrets 5 MNDD 30 Outback Australia – The Colour of Red 5 CRUA/CRAU 32 Tour Days Code Page Sydney & the Blue Mountains 4 SS11 69 Melbourne & the Great Ocean Road 4 MM11 69 Best of Australia 19 MS19 70 Australian Icons 13 MS12 72 Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef 4 CC11 74 Port Douglas & Reef Retreat 6 PDCE 74 Kakadu & East Alligator River 2 DK40 75 Kakadu & Katherine Gorge 3 DG42/52 75 Uluru Highlights 2 YY43 76 Uluru & Kings Canyon Explorer 3 YK41 76 Uluru & Kings Canyon Discovery 3 AK43 77 Alice Springs to Uluru Explorer 2 AK20 77 Kangaroo Island Discovery 2 ZZ22 78 Perth & Rottnest Island 4 PP11 78 Rotorua Discovery 4 ZR5 79 Bay of Islands & Rotorua Unearthed 7 ZBR5 79 Fiordland Experience 5 ZFE5 80 Queenstown, West Coast & TranzAlpine 5 ZWC5 80 On an Inspiring Journey we will take you off the beaten track with immersive experiences in a boutique small group setting of up to 20 like-minded travelers.
You’ll travel in luxury coaches or 4WD vehicles and stay in boutique retreats, lodges and resorts. Best of all our expert Travel Directors and/or Driver Guides will take care of everything else, so you can sit back and be inspired by the journey. Ranging from 2 to 19 days in length, AAT Kings Short Breaks combine the must-see highlights of a destination with your choice of accommodations standard, plus selected meals. Ideal for the independent-minded traveler, travel with different Driver Guides each day to benefit from their combined experience. Guided Vacations Inspiring Journeys Short Breaks Tour type Tour Days Code Page FIRST CHOICE Highlights of Australia & New Zealand 22 IMZB 36 FIRST CHOICE Contrasts of Australia & New Zealand 18 QCANA 38 FIRST CHOICE Discover Australia & New Zealand 15 CANZQ 40 FIRST CHOICE Australian Highlights 13 IMSE 42 FIRST CHOICE Outback Adventure 11/15 NUAD/NAAD 44 FIRST CHOICE East Coast Islands and Rainforest 10/13 QBC/QSC 46 FIRST CHOICE Perfect Tasmania 6/7/12 TLHH/THHL/THLH 48 FIRST CHOICE Tastes of Southern Australia 11 ESMA 50 From 6 to 22 days, AAT Kings Guided Vacations fully explore each destination, to immerse yourself in its landscape, history and culture.
They feature quality accommodations, with porterage and all breakfasts included, plus other meals. There are 2 styles of Guided Vacation (see page 9 for more details). FIRST CHOICE vacations offer premium hotels in central locations, more meals & sightseeing inclusions, plus Be My Guest dining experiences.
BEST BUYS vacations offer great value, comfortable hotels with easy access to city centres and more free time. Tour type Tour Days Code Page BEST BUYS Western Wonderland 16 WEMP 52 FIRST CHOICE Best of New Zealand 18 ZABC/ZCBA 54 FIRST CHOICE New Zealand Splendour 15 ZAAC/ZCCA 56 FIRST CHOICE Contrasts of New Zealand 10 IZANB 58 FIRST CHOICE Southern Spectacular 10 ZCQR/ZRQC 60 BEST BUYS Kia Ora New Zealand 17 LABC/LCBA 62 BEST BUYS New Zealand Marvel 14 LCCA/LAAC 64 BEST BUYS Southern Spotlight 9 LCQR/LRQC 66 Region/Tour Page Field of Light 81 Red Centre Piti & Ochre Sightseeing Passes 81 Sightsee ‘n’ Save Day Tours Pass 81 Red Centre 82 Sydney 82 Melbourne 82 Queensland 83 South Australia 83 Do you have a day or half a day to spare? See the must-see sights, learn about a specific destination’s history and culture with our Day Tours.
Day Tours Guided Vacations and Inspiring Journeys in this brochure are definite departures!* *With the exception of Discover Australia & New Zealand (CANZQ) and Victoria’s Hidden Gems (IJVIC). 5