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Guidepost Tours have over 40 years experience in Christian heritage tours and pilgrimages, steam train journeys and exclusive rail tours, trips covering Australia's military heritage and battlefields tours, celtic, garden and music tours as well as a range of "discovery" journeys for armchair adventure travellers. 

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GOLDEN WEST RAIL TOUR - 5 days around NSW on the Southern Aurora

 September 9 to 13, 2020 - This exceptional journey through some of Australia’s most breathtaking scenery features sandstone cliffs by the Hawkesbury River, the stunning coastline of Newcastle, the wide expanse and starlit skies of the Central West and the Jurassic rainforest of the Blue Mountains.  INCLUSIONS: 5 days plus 4 nights experience aboard the newly restored, iconic 1960’s ex-Southern Aurora Sleeping Train, travelling along rail lines normally closed to the public, Sleep onboard in your own cabin, 10 meals, off-train excursions, ‘Aurora Explorer’ shuttle bus. Pre and post nights in Sydney available. This is a once only event and places are strictly limited so book early. Contact Guidepost Rail Tours on 1300 733323 (GPT-VRJ)  PREVIOUS TOURS SOLD QUICKLY SO BOOK & DEPOSIT EARLY

TASMANIA HIGHLIGHTS BOWLS TOUR

 30th Jan - 9th Feb 2020 - 11 DAY TASSIE HIGHLIGHTS TOUR including Festivale, Food & Wine Festival - Escorted by Ian and Kay Gilbert. From $2,995*per person. Enjoy a little competitive spirit as we are welcomed with gracious hospitality into 3 different clubs  to play a game or more of lawn bowls. Oh and see a lot of what this stunning state has to offer too! Contact the team at Guidepost Tours to join this exclusive trip. (TFG)

JAVA RAIL TOUR with Bob Daniel

 ** NEW TOUR ** 20th July 2020 from Jakarta, across Java to Bali - Java is the richest and most scenically majestic of Indonesia's countless islands. Its diverse landscape ranges from towering volcanoes to dense forest, manicured rice paddies and teeming cities. Our train adventure explores this 1000km long island starting in Jakarta and travelling through Bandung, Yogyakarta, Solo and Surabuya to Jember in the east where we take a short ferry ride to Bali. You will experience a variety of modes of transport from a bullock cart ride to becaks. There are 3 chartered steam train excursions.  This tour is an undiscovered gem and great value. Be guided through UNESCO World Heritage sites and experience the warmth and hospitality of the locals.   There is option to extend your stay for a few days at a beautiful resort in Bali. Contact Guidepost Tours for details. (GPT-ICS)

"SHREK" - THE MUSICAL 15 JANUARY 2020

 Come on our special coach and show package to SHREK THE MUSICAL, the lavish multi-million dollar musical, starring Ben Mingay as Shrek, Lucy Durack as Princess Fiona and a special guest appearance by Marcia Hines as the Dragon for the Sydney season, will open in January! Phone Guidepost on 1300 733323 today to reserve your seat. A school holiday treat for adults and kids alike.

AMSTERDAM TO BRUSSELS RIVER CRUISE - for the young at heart

 18th - 25th September  2020 - 8 DAY AMSTERDAM TO BRUSSELS river cruise - Escorted by Sarty Steel   $3,999*per person.   BONUS: $130*pp shipboard credit + drinks package*. Who says river cruising is just for retirees? Let Sarty show you her Europe for the young and young at heart. You will get the VIP treatment, be thoroughly entertained and come home with a bucket load of wonderful memories. More information contact Sarty at Guidepost Tours. (TFG)

HAWAII UKELELE FESTIVAL TOUR - July 2020

 14 July 2020 -  The mission of the Ukulele Festival is to bring laughter, love and hope throughout Hawaii and the world through  music. That is also our goal with this tour: touring, exploring, jam sessions, lessons and performances. This tour has it all! Contact Guidepost Tours for more details and reservations. (TFG)

HOLI - FESTIVAL OF COLOUR IN NEPAL - exclusive small group escorted tour.

 26th February - 10th March 2020 - 14 DAY  HOLI - FESTIVAL OF COLOUR in Nepal with Australian Escort.  From $3,350 per person. On this 14 day journey, you will get to experience all the excitement and celebration of the annual Holi festival as Nepalese and tourists alike take to the streets to shower one another in water and colour. Holi marks the triumph of good over evil and the arrival of spring, and is one of the most vibrant times to visit Nepal. Contact Guidepost Tours for this exclusive small group tour. (TFG)

2020 VIETNAM F1 GRAND PRIX - Hanoi April 2020

 From 2020, Vietnam will be the exciting new destination on the F1 calendar with a dazzling new street circuit in the beating heart of its iconic and culturally rich capital city Hanoi. The unique 22-turn, 5.565km track will become F1’s fourth street race, joining Monaco, Singapore and Azerbaijan. It will also be the fourth race in Asia, joining China, Japan and Singapore. Don't miss this exciting event. We can arrange to extend your holiday in Vietnam or package airfares as well. Contact Guidepost Tours today to get the best vantage points. (GPT-ICS-TFG)

ANZAC DAY - HELL FIRE PASS 3 day tour from Bangkok

BOOK EARLY FOR 2020 -  The Thai Burma wartime railway. On this amazing 3 day historical tour you will go to visit the POW war cemetery Chungkai and the War museum, walk over the famous Bridge on the River Kwai followed by a train ride on the Death Railway to Nam Tok. On 25th of April, we will go to Hellfire Pass for the Dawn Service and visit the war graves cemetery. Please see the itinerary for full details.   Contact Guidepost Tours (Gpt-ATC-TTC)

THAILAND & CAMBODIA VIP HISTORICAL TOUR - 7 days including ANZAC DAY at Hellfire Pass and Angkor Wat

 ANZAC Day tour 23 April 2020 - tour also runs daily throughout the year.  Our special VIP historical tour from Bangkok visits the River Kwai and Hellfire Pass, Kanchanaburi, ancient Ayutthaya, the old capital of Siam, and Angkor Wat at Siem Reap in Cambodia. This tour allows you to see the history and experience the culture and wildlife of these amazing countries. Our adventure tour runs daily from Bangkok throughout the year. Contact Guidepost Tours for more details. (Gpt-ATC-TTC)

SCENIC ICELAND - exclusive small group circle island tour.

 26th September - 4th October 2020 -  9 DAY CIRCLE ISLAND TOUR Escorted by Monica Godfrey. From $4,395*per person. This is date night to the extreme. Leave those kids at home and join Monica on this tour to one of the most spectacularly beautiful parts of the world. Northern Lights, waterfalls, glaciers, schnapps and good times are on the agenda!  Contact Monica at Guidepost Tours for more information.  (TFG)

HAKUBA & SKIGA KOGEN SKI TOUR IN JAPAN

  8th - 21st February 2020 - 14 DAY HAKUBA  & SKIGA KOGEN TOUR Escorted by Jason McCarthy from $3,649*per person. Join our exclusive small group Japan ski tour. Take your ski skills to the next level with the experts from SWS teaching you more than just a thing or two. End your days with good sake and great laughs. Contact Cathy or the team at Guidepost Tours. (TFG)

INDIA TEXTILE TRAIL TOUR - Rajasthan and Gujarat

 20 days / 19 nights – 23 January to 11 February 2020 - Come on this magical and culturally rich tour through Rajasthan and Gujarat and discover some of the timeless textiles and crafts of this area of India. Travel in luxury with us for 20 days as we will observe and visit with talented artisans in many towns and villages as well as having some great ‘hands on’ experiences. Once you arrive in India we will look after everything. Contact Guidepost Tours. (TFG-UTTAM)

EAT LIKE A LOCAL IN SINGAPORE - March 2020

 5 NIGHT FOOD TOUR - 22-27 MARCH 2020 - with Jacqueline Weiley, and our local guides, Masterchef Singapore judge and celebrity chef Bjorn Shen & Roxanne Toh.  Join us on a five day foodie adventure in Singapore and explore this modern Asian city…  like a local.  Experience the best of this island nation’s ethnic heritage; where Malay, Chinese, Arab, Indian and English blend to create a cultural and culinary tapestry like no other destination! Contact Guidepost Tours (TFG)

THE JESUS TRAIL - Nazareth to Galilee Walk over 6 days

   The Jesus Trail is a 65-kilometre hiking trail in the Galilee region of Israel which connects important sites from the life of Jesus as well as other historical and religious sites. The Jesus Trail offers an alternative for travellers and pilgrims to experience the steps of Jesus in a way that is authentic, adventurous and educational by hiking through the rugged and beautiful landscape of the Galilee in Israel. Regular weekly departures - Contact Guidepost Tours (DU)

VIETNAM RAILWAY ADVENTURES BY PRIVATE TRAIN

  16th March 2020 with optional extension to Sapa    HO CHI MINH CITY * DALAT * HOI AN * HUE * DONG HOI * HANOI * HALONG BAY * SAPA.   Enjoy one of the world’s great train journeys and experience Vietnam’s most iconic destinations on a 2,000-kilometre odyssey from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi and beyond. Luxury hotels, most meals and many side trips reveal Vietnam’s history, culture, gourmet food, wonderfully friendly people and excellent shopping.  Private carriages on the Reunification Express, your own train to the mystic hill station of Sapa and private luxury junk on magic Halong Bay are features of this unique tour. All in all it’s a stimulating and enlightening gentle adventure.  Reservations for Scott McGregor's Railway Adventures only with Guidepost Rail Tours (GP-RAdv)

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OUTBACK QUEENSLAND RAIL TOUR with Railway Adventures

  28 April, 23 June, 4 August & 18 August 2020.   North Queensland is a canvas on which nature paints many spectacular landscapes. Vast outback plains, tidal estuaries of the Gulf, tropical rainsorests, and the character filled Savannah are the backdrops for fascinating and awe-inspiring experiences.  The tour features five unique train trips, an island-hopping flight, comfortable coach and train in a trip from brisbane to Mount Isa through Longreach and Winton, up to the Gulf of Carpentaria, across the wide Savannah and the Atherton Tableland and down through the rainforest of the Kuranda range to Cairns. Stopping at  Mount Isa, Normanton, the stunning Cobbold Gorge, the intriguing Undara Lava Tubes, the tour finishes in Cairns after an exciting day trip to Port Douglas and Mossman Gorge.  Contact Guidepost Rail Tours for reservations     (Gpt-RAdv)  

NORTH KOREA BUDGET TOUR - Pyongyang to Vladivostok with unique train across the DPRK

 17 March 2020 - Epic local train journey from Pyongyang to the extreme North - and on to Vladivostok. See Korea as it awakens from the cold of winter and Ridethe rails of North Korea with the locals. From 1,799 EUR per person. After a comprehensive introductory tour to the frequently visited parts of North Korea, we take you on a local train from Pyongyang across to the DPRK's East Coast and then onwards up to the extreme North of the country; the Rason Special Economic Zone. See how locals travel by train, mingle with fellow-passengers, and get amazing access to parts of the country that only a few tourists have ever seen. On this tour, we take you to see the main sites of the capital city Pyongyang, including; a ride on the Pyongyang Metro, Juche Tower, Kim Il Sung Square, and a walk down one of Pyongyang’s newest streets. We will also head out of Pyongyang to go to Pyongysong, the centre of scientific research. and the North-South Korea border DMZ. Here you can be one of the first foreigners to enjoy the recent freedom of being able to step over the demarcation line into the South. We will explore Rason and then cross into Russia by rail and make our way to Vladivostok: capital of the Russian Far East and closed to all foreigners during the USSR years. Contact Guidepost Tours (Koryo)

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