Walking along Central Australia's stunning Larapinta Trail |  <i>Graham Michael Freeman</i> Trekking in to the stone country on the Nourlangie Massif, Kakadu |  <i>Rhys Clarke</i> Explore the spectacular beehive domes of the Bungle Bungles |  <i>Holly Van De Beek</i> Trekking amongst the stone country of Kakadu |  <i>Rhys Clarke</i> Crossing dry creek beds on the Remote Northern Flinders Camel Trek |  <i>Andrew Bain</i> Trekkers embarking at the beginning of the Larapinta Trail, the old Telegraph Station |  <i>Peter Walton</i> Hanging out at Gunlom Plunge Pool |  <i>Nicholas Gouldhurst</i> Classic outback country in Australia's Northern Territory |  <i>Paddy Pallin</i>

The Australian Walking Holidays difference

Great Australian adventures to suit everyone

Each of our adventure holiday itineraries offers an unbeatable experience of Australia’s greatest wilderness destinations. 

Adventure travel, or walking holidays in particular, are a fabulous way to experience the unique wilderness areas in Australia. Mainstream or traditional tours will have you driving or flying past some of the most beautiful parts of our country, while we will ensure you not only get to see the beauty of our wilderness, you will also be able to pause, absorb and enjoy the extraordinary gifts that nature has bestowed on this beautiful country.

Experience Australia's wilderness with confidence - and comfort

An adventure holiday does not necessarily mean that you are going to rough it. Adventure isn’t hardship and although some of our holidays can be challenging, you are well looked after and always in the care of our experienced guides. 

We are committed to responsible travel and true sustainability. It was a commitment formed when the company was established and today, in the face of a multitude of threats to the environment, our commitment is stronger than ever. We aim to ensure that our destinations retain their natural character and cultural diversity for future generations and we ask our travellers to support us in this endeavor. 

All our leaders have made a significant contribution to our development, and their expertise and enthusiasm have ensured we maintain the ‘leading edge’ in adventure travel. 

Here are some of the reasons why our clients love travelling with us:

  • Outstanding Itineraries

    All of our Australian active adventures provide our travellers with ample opportunities to experience Australia’s diverse landscape, combined with the safety, local knowledge and flexibility necessary to operate quality adventure holidays in Australia’s remote environment

  • Exceptional Leadership

    As our client feedback will attest to, there is no better team of leaders than those at Australian Walking Holidays. Their expertise & knowledge is matched only by their friendly nature and their desire to impart everything they know about the Australian landscape to you.

  • Responsible Travel

    Sustainable travel is at the core of everything we do, which is why we have policies in place to ensure destinations retain their natural character and cultural diversity. Environmental values filter through every aspect of the company, from the minimal impact camping procedures through to the interpretation of environment. The aim is to give you big adventures while we maintain a small footprint.

  • Your Safety and Backup

    Your well-being is our first priority. Our guides receive extensive first aid and emergency response training and carry mobile & satellite phones or 2-way radios. Our industry leading risk management procedures and field knowledge mean that you are in safe hands, with 24 hour back up and evacuation procedures in place.

  • Your Comfort

    The best available food, warmth and shelter is standard on our active wilderness holidays, with selected character lodgings as well as quality camp craft and equipment. This ensures that you have the most rewarding and memorable experience.

  • Your Questions Answered

    You will be well looked after by our highly trained consultants pre-trip. During your adventure our experienced & qualified local guides are focused on helping you get the most out of your holiday from start to finish.

  • Small Groups

    We think small is good; it limits the environmental impact and allows you to forge life-long friendships with like-minded travellers. Feedback from our clients attests to the appeal of the small group dynamic – our clients say that this is what makes it special.

  • Exceptional Value

    We aim to include as much as possible in the tour price, so that all you need to think about is being in the moment. We include what you need, meals, equipment, park fees, on all our trips. Our inclusions are displayed against each trip in our brochures, on our website and in our trip notes.

  • Innovative Itineraries

    While some try to imitate, we’re off exploring your next great memory. From pioneering the first commercial Larapinta Trail trek, and launching our Larapinta semi-permanent campsites in 2014, our focus is always on developing exciting new itineraries.

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