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During this tragic time of CONVID19 spreading to most countries around the world, many of our tours have been postponed for the immediate future due to border closures. airline cancellations and situations in each individual region.. 

We encourage you to continue thinking about your future travel plans, comparing the options and extending your bucket list. Our staff are still available to answer questions and assist you in your deliberations. 

Once these current restrictions have subsided and it is again safe to travel, the millions of talented people who rely on tourism worldwide for their livlihood, will be waiting to welcome you again. Please join us and stay safe in the meantime.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guidepost Tours & Travel take you to unique destinations with our own personally designed itineraries as well as a  collection of tours from boutique specialist travel companies throughout Australia and across the world.   

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. 

Guidepost Tours range from budget to 5 star luxury. As most of our clients are generally aged from 40's through to mature age, much attention is paid to the comfort and convenience of our travellers.    

Guidepost Tours & Travel offer unique boutique travel arrangements throughout Australia and across the world for individual travellers and groups.

 

Featured Guidepost Tours

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

2021: February 10-14, April 7-11 (SOLD OUT), September 8-12, November 10-14,  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 are available. This is a once only event and places are strictly limited so book early. Contact Guidepost Rail Tours on 1300 733323 (GPT-VRJ) 

Our inaugural tour in November was a great success. We are selling out fast on some journeys so contact us today to join the Golden West Rail Tour 

RIVERINA RAIL TOUR - 5 days on the Southern Aurora

 2021: 10 to 14 March (SOLD OUT), 24 to 28 March, 6 to 10 October,  - Step back in time with the team at Vintage Rail Journeys and travel in style on board a fleet of newly restored 1960s ex-Southern Aurora sleeping carriages. Experience the heart of Australia’s food bowl, stopping at regional towns and attractions throughout the Riverina. You will also travel on  rail lines which don’t have scheduled passenger services, making this a real adventure. Discover acclaimed wines, taste gorgeous fresh produce and explore spectacular natural scenery throughout the region. Contact Guidepost Rail Tours to reserve your space. (VRJ)

JAVA RAIL TOUR with Bob Daniel

 ** NEW TOUR DATES FOR 2021COMING SOON **  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)

SPECIAL JAPAN AUTUMN RAIL HOLIDAY - Nov 2020

  Date: 3rd - 19th November 2020: Price: $7,800 per person, twin share.  If you love trains from all eras - powerful steam engines, trolleys and trams, glam trains and sleek shinkansens - this is the tour for you! Enjoy Japan's top rail museums, spectacular fall foliage and popular tourist sites. Experience a wide range of train travel on a unique trip in a small group setting.  Contact Guidepost Rail Tours for more information and reservations (GPT-Japan)

CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR TOUR - New Zealand 12 days

  23 December 2020 - Come celebrate Christmas with us down South! Starting in Queenstown we enjoy a delicious Christmas Lunch with a spectacular view of Queenstown and the surrounding mountains.  After spending a few days in Queenstown we travel to Twizel and across the Mackenzie Country to Christchurch. Here we will spend the remainder of our tour exploring the various areas of the Canterbury region including Hanmer Springs, Akaroa, Ashburton and a ride onboard the Tranz Alpine train.  There will also be plenty of time to explore Christchurch. Contact Guidepost Tours (LTT)

BROKEN HILL WANDERER - 9 day tour

 This is an extended tour of Broken Hill and the surrounding outback region. Visit Silverton, Menindee Lakes, White Cliffs, and all the amazing sights and attractions that Broken Hill has to offer. Departs from Sydney Monday by day train. Regular departures every month.  Contact Guidepost Discovery Tours for current dates for 2020 and 2021. (Gpt-SCity)  

BROKEN HILL EXPERIENCE - 6 days

  This tour starts with a day trip by train from Sydney on Monday or you can fly into Broken Hill. In Broken Hill you’ll truly discover a lost world with its historic mines, captivating landscapes, grand old pubs and simple miner’s cottages, every sight has a tale to tell.  Broken Hill has become the first Australian city to be included on the National Heritage List, that in itself is a compelling reason to pop out an visit with us. Contact Guidepost Tours for current tour dates every month in 2020 and 2021.  (Gpt-SCity)

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)

UNDISCOVERED RUSSIA & SCANDINAVIA - Arctic Explorer Rail Adventure

  Arctic Explorer – No Flying Rail Adventure – a 16 day Private Tour  year round - The Arctic Explorer is a unique no flying rail adventure tour taking in a huge swathe of Russia, the Arctic and Scandinavia. This year-round tour has been designed to show you the highlights of the Arctic and Scandinavia, travelling mostly by rail, including comfortable sleeper trains. In addition, you will take a two day voyage on the world renowned Hurtigruten Norwegian coastal service from Kirkenes to Tromsø – a wonderful opportunity to experience the Midnight Sun in summer and, in winter, the Northern Lights. Your adventure starts from London’s St. Pancras station with a trip on Eurostar to Brussels and the next morning by German Railways ICE train to Berlin where you board Russian Railways’ twice-weekly sleeper service for the 24 hour trip to Moscow. With two nights in Moscow you will have ample time to take in some of the city’s highlights on a private guided tour, including Red Square and Saint Basil’s Cathedral. The next part of your journey conjures up a true adventure, and one very seldom taken by tourists. Travel north by train on the 2,000km ‘Arktika’ service to Murmansk – a two night odyssey. During your stay in the Arctic’s largest city we have included a half day private tour to take in the highlights or for those who would like to extend their trip we can offer a variety of optional excursions. From Murmansk take a bus over the border into Norway. Join a spectacular Hurtigruten coastal cruise from Kirkenes to Tromsø and pass North Cape – the northernmost point on the European continent. After an overnight stay in Tromsø, continue by bus to Narvik where you will travel on the Ofoten Railway for a wonderfully scenic trip crossing the border into Sweden and onto Stockholm. Enjoy a full day in one of the world’s most picturesque capitals, a joy to visit on foot, before heading south to Copenhagen and onwards to Hamburg. After an overnight stay in Hamburg, a combination of high-speed trains and Eurostar will get you back to London the same day, marking the end to an incredible adventure, all achieved without a single flight. Contact Guidepost for current prices and dates (UD)

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)

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