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Personally Escorted
Australian Tours

Each year we run personally escorted tours showcasing our wonderful diverse country Australia. We try to offer a range of personally escorted tours to suit travellers looking for something new and different as well as repeating itineraries that have become so well loved over the years.


Travel Experience – New Caledonia
with Brianna Van De Ven

In November I was lucky enough to travel on an educational trip to Noumea, capital of New Caledonia, a French territory comprising endless islands in the South Pacific. New Caledonia is a beautiful place and I feel so blessed to have experienced its natural beauty.


Travel Experience – Antarctica
by independent traveller, Mary

25 days voyage on ‘Akademik Shokalskyy’, with travel companies Heritage Expeditions and Chimu, and involvement of Mawsons Huts Foundation.
Our expedition left in mid December, concluding in Bluff on New Zealand’s south island.  Zodiac off-loads were had at Macquarie Island, in Commonwealth Bay Antarctica, then the sub Antarctic Islands Campbell, Enderby and Auckland.

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Experience China and Hong Kong
May 2020

Personally escorted by Jacquey Turner

We are currently taking expressions of interest for this tour in September 2020

On mainland China our itinerary will include Shanghai, Guilin, Xi'an and the Terra Cotta Warriors, plus Beijing, as well as a Yangtze River Cruise visiting the Three Gorges. Stunning Hong Kong is one of Asia's most attractive and exciting cities, with a spectacular skyline, beautiful harbours and beaches, superb restaurants, bustling markets and much more.

 

Central America and Cuba July 2020 Personally escorted by Jacquey Turner We are currently taking expressions of interest for this tour in July 2020 This is a region famous for its fabulous landscapes, wonderful wildlife and rich and diverse cultures. The tour will include colourful Mexico with its Mayan history, Cuba's colonial architecture, music, food,… Continue Reading

India November 2019 Personally escorted by Jacquey Turner We are currently taking expressions of interest for this tour in November 2019 This highly memorable tour will feature a Ganges River Cruise, a trip on board the luxury train, the Deccan Odyssey, and includes such highlights as the Taj Mahal and Varanasi.     Continue Reading

Travel Experience – Antarctic Adventure By tour guest, Deirdre   Departure day had arrived for my Top of Bucket List adventure! And what an adventure it turned out to be!!! Including the challenge of packing into 23kgs the clothing needed to traverse between Hot Humid 38deg to Dry Cold -4deg. Our small group departed Warragul… Continue Reading

NEW CALEDONIA By Brianna Van De Ven In November I was lucky enough to travel on an educational trip to Noumea, capital of New Caledonia, a French territory comprising endless islands in the South Pacific. On arrival into La Tontouta Airport we were met by our transfer service and enjoyed the 45-minute coach journey into… Continue Reading

SOUTH AMERICAN SPECTACULAR By independent traveller – Sandra Cathie Most of our group departed from Melbourne after a night at the airport Park Royal Hotel and, whilst waiting for our connecting international flight to Santiago from Sydney, we were joined by three ladies from Brisbane and two from Sydney.               … Continue Reading

Antarctica and New Zealand Sub Antarctic Islands By independent traveller – Mary   25 days voyage on ‘Akademik Shokalskyy’, with travel companies Heritage Expeditions and Chimu, and involvement of Mawsons Huts Foundation. ‘Remember, one hand for the ship and one hand for you!’ This message came over the ship every time the rolling or pitching… Continue Reading

Travel Experience – Spain & Portugal By guests, Clare & Colin   Our ‘Journey through Spain and Portugal’ last October-November provided a stimulating and enjoyable mix of Iberian culture, rich and diverse history, tantalising tastes and new experiences. Arriving in Lisbon, we were met by our European guide, Lucy and had a magnificent welcome dinner… Continue Reading

Travel Experience – Belgium and Flanders Fields By Jacinta Anderson In late May I was privileged to attend an amazing trip to Belgium to learn about the Flanders Region along with the beautiful canal cities of Bruges and Ghent.  2017 commemorates 100 years since the WW1 battle in this area.    It was a hugely… Continue Reading

Jacquey’s Escorted Tour to Poland and the South of France 2017 By tour guest Patty   Jacquey's tours are about experiences – of a country, its history, geography, lifestyle, food, culture, environment, its people – and our tour of Poland and the South of France was no exception.               … Continue Reading

Personally Escorted
World Tours

Each year Jacquey escorts four or five international tours to destinations as diverse as India, Central America & Cuba, Canada, Egypt, Africa, Sri Lanka, Corsica, Sardinia & Sicily and South America. Jacquey tries to offers a range of personally escorted tours to suit travellers looking for something new and different as well as repeating itineraries that have become so well loved over the years.


Gippsland Travel turns 30

We are very proud to announce that this year marks the 30th anniversary since we took over the reins of Gippsland Travel in April 1988 and turned it into one of Australia's leading independent travel agencies.


Travel Experience – South America
by Tour Group Member, Sandra

Read about my sensational travel experiences in South America. This has been my first tour with Jacquey and already I am looking forward to the next one. The organisation was faultless and each day delivered something interesting and surprising on top of what we were expecting.