Odyssey Traveller is a small group tour operator for the mature and senior traveller with a curiosity to explore and learn. Since 1983, escorted small groups have enjoyed structured tours to important places of Aboriginal history, colonial settlement across Australia’s landscapes.
Odyssey Traveller offers educational, walking or motorbike tours into deep outback Australia for the over 65’s and older.
Service TypesAdventure and Outdoors Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours Broadband Internet Access Free Wifi
Disabled AssistanceCaters for people with allergies and intolerances.
From $12095 to $13895
Australia’s largest national park, Kakadu is a place of rare majesty, a land of rugged red escarpments, lush rainforest, and thundering waterfalls; inhabited for at least 60,000 years by the world’s oldest living culture . Kakadu covers almost 20,000 square kilometres, and is a place of incredible ecological and biological diversity, home to one-third of Australia’s bird species and one-quarter of its freshwater and estuarine fish species.
The tour lasts for fourteen days, accessing the UNESCO world heritage listed park via the Kakadu highway allowing you to explore aboriginal culture and the vast array of ecosystems offered by the national park with your tour guide and a Kakadu itinerary that is typically not possible on a day tour. Beginning and ending in Darwin, spending six nights in Kakadu National Park, and three nights in Arnhem Land.
We also make trips to the historic town of Pine Creek, the sandstone formations of Litchfield National Park , the Territory Wildlife Park , and the Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, within the Mary RiverWetlands . Our Litchfield tour will take you to pristine Buley Rockhole and the iconic Cathedral Termite Mounds , which can also be seen in the southern part of Kakadu.
From $8995 to $10945
The Alice Springs and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National park lasts for 13 days, delving into the colourful landscapes and impressive landforms, Aboriginal culture, and rich wildlife of the Southern portion of the Northern Territory.
Begin and end at Alice Springs, where we learn about desert landscapes, Aboriginal culture, and unique wildlife. Alice Springs, or simply ‘Alice’ as it is known now colloquially, is famous for the ochre sands and mountain ranges, its many Aboriginal art galleries, and cultural events. The Arrernte people, have lived in the Central Australian Desert in an around what is today Alice Springs for thousands of years, still sustain a strong connection to this land.
Departing Alice Springs, we visit various sites and the wildlife of the national parks of the Northern territory. The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is a major highlight as we explore two of Australia’s most magnificent landform features: Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas).
Other highlights include Watarrka National Park, Finke Gorge National Park, the Aboriginal Community of Hermannsberg (home of the aboriginal artist Albert Namatjira), and visit the West and East McDonnel Ranges.
This tour learns about the different Aboriginal histories, cultures, traditions, and art styles on tour.
From $36910 to $43390
This 65 day tour across Australia seeks to enhance the travellers appreciation of this unique land. A small group tour that in a 21 seat customised 50 seat coach that covers much of West Queensland, central Northern Territory and then western and Southern Australia to Victoria and returning to Sydney.
The scheduled departures are in the dry season, the days are dry and in the low 20’s, the nights in the centra and the desert are cold. But it is a reasonable climate for travel with high sunshine hours. Each departure has something, whether the end of the wet season and the desert greens continue or the wildflower season of the Southern coast of Western Australia for example.
Shared stories with you about the Australian wildlife and some of world’s most beautiful dreamtime stories from the indigenous Australian community are enjoyed as you journey through the outback at time immersed in Aboriginal culture. For your client, this small group tour seeks to create a program of learning as you travel. That learning is about the history, the landscapes and biodiversity and then the culture of the place.
From $8450 to $10400
Discover World Heritage values of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park on your own motorbike, with or without your pillion passenger or allow Odyssey to provide you with a BMW Adventure series bike to enjoy for 12 days. Odyssey can also arrange transportation of your bike from within Australia to and from Alice Springs at your cost.
This safari includes spectacular desert scenery and explores the Outback’s precious and resilient nature at the continent’s heart. Discover the rich cultural (especially Aboriginal) heritage, while exploring some stunning parts of this red landscape. Approximately half (1/2) of the distance travelled on this small group motorcycle tour is on good unsealed roads in the Northern Territory. For reasons of safety and comfort, the touring season is from mid April to early October each year. The group is limited to 8 riders plus the leader.
The price of the bike including transport costs to and from Alice Springs is from AUD$8,000 per bike, including panniers, riding gear and safety equipment such as body airbag and GPS communicator excluding boots, helmet and gloves.
This tour links to the regular Uluru-Kata Tjuta small group tour. Commencing typically three days before the regular tour.