Our birthday this year is a big one! Celebrating 15 amazing years, 24 August 2021. I still remember that moment; ‘flicking’ the switch and seeing our website ‘live’ for the first time. It was exciting; turning a hunch into an idea, then a plan and then into a company, just for solo travellers. We’ve grown a lot since those humble days of announcing our first trip to Daydream Island in The Whitsundays, but the recipe is still the same; one cup of my heart and one cup of my soul into every new itinerary created exclusively for solo travellers; it always was and still is, 100% Solo.
Even though we’re into our 2nd year of closed Australian borders, there was no way I was going to let this wretched pandemic sweep away the celebrations. As the saying goes, ‘every cloud has a silver lining,’ and this is our silver lining; this last year, we’ve announced more new tours for solo travellers in Australia than ever before.
Locked in (Australia) and even locked in our states, it’s been all about creating new opportunities to travel around our own backyard. The old favourites are here stay, like our Red Centre Discovery, Kangaroo Island, and Tasmania tours but now there's more.
More tours, just for solo travellers, across Australia.
Best of South West, Western Australia Solos Only
From Fremantle via Margaret River to Albay to Perth. Plus opt to connect it with The Indian Pacific Perth to Sydney rail journey.
The Top End, Northern Territory Solos Only
A small group discovery tour from Darwin to Katherine and Kakadu
Spicers Clovelly Estate ‘Freedom Escape’, Queensland Solos Only
A luxury getaway at a boutique retreat in the Sunshine’s Coast hinterland
The Ghan Expedition, Darwin to Adelaide
One of the world’s great train journeys & ultimate outback experience between Darwin and Adelaide.
Canberra Highlights Solos Only
City sights and landmarks of our capital; a short break and lovely hotel stay. Stay tuned for 2022 dates!
Outback Longreach Explorer Solos Only
Exploring Central Queensland including a glamping overnight stay and first class sleeper rail journey Longreach to Brisbane
Mornington Peninsula to Great Ocean Road, Victoria Solos Only
Shining the spotlight on this region with relaxed touring including free time for your own discoveries
Peppers Beach Club ‘Freedom Escape’, Queensland Solos Only
A luxury getaway at a boutique hotel in Far North Queensland.
We’ve got it covered, every state in Australia!
There’s now a long list of possibilities and answers to your question ‘where can I travel solo in Australia’. And when Australia reopens her borders we’re looking forward to inviting back our international friends too!
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