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Freedom of Choice

We understand that everyone has different tastes. That’s why we work with you to personalise your journey to suite your interests. Mix and match a wide selection of cultural, culinary, active and nature-based experiences. Go with something gourmet one day and get active the next. It's completely up to you.

Freedom of Choice Inclusions

Asia

In Vietnam, take a tour of the 500-year-old village of Bat Trang or take in a water puppet show in Hanoi.

In Cambodia take a moving excursion to the Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum or tour the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh.

Visit the temple of Wat Preah Prom Rath for a Buddhist blessing or enjoy a tuk tuk ride to the Senteurs d’Angkor workshop in Siem Reap, Cambodia. View Featured Trip.

Australia

Explore Tasmania's capital city on a guided history walking tour uncovering the beautiful historical buildings and wonderful stories about the hard working convicts, explorers, entrepreneurs, villains and heroes of this convict-built city. View Featured Trip.

Canada, Alaska & the USA

In Quebec City, set out on a cruise along the St Lawrence River, which separates Canada from the USA. See historic towns, charming inlets and many city sights from an entirely new perspective. View Featured Trip.
In New York City, Cruise up to the iconic Statue of Liberty and take in the famous New York City skyline from the Hudson River. Take pause at Ellis Island to visit the National Museum of Immigration. View Featured Trip.

Egypt

Explore the city’s religious diversity at the citadel of Salah-el-Din, before browsing through treasures at Khan El-Khalili Bazaar. Or wander through the streets of Coptic Cairo. Art lovers may choose the Gayer Anderson Museum followed by a walk through Khan El Khalili bazaar.

Europe

In Budapest, Tour the Hospital in the Rock, a museum dedicated to a former secret emergency hospital and nuclear bunker. Join a day-trip to Ceskyy Krumlov in the Czech Republic where you’ll find a fairytale old town and an incredible castle complex. Alternatively, explore the city of Salzburg. See beautiful Mirabell Palace and some of the sights from the classic film, The Sound of Music.

New Zealand

A must for any The Lord of the Rings fans while in Rotorua is a Hobbiton Movie Set Tour. This tour explores locations where some of the famous scenes were filmed. You’ll feel as though you’re a part of the massive blockbuster trilogy. View Featured Trip

Embark on a tour of the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre in Blenheim, a world-class museum showcasing WW1 and WW2 aircraft and artefacts. View Featured Trip.

Russia

Gain an insight into the history of space exploration at the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics. Or, discover more than 1,300 magnificent works of art at the Tretyakov Gallery. 

Admire the elegance of the Wurzburg Residence on a European River Cruise through Germany

Asia

Learn about Khmer cuisine during a cooking class in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Try out your culinary skills with a fun cooking class at Luke Nguyen's iconic GRAIN cooking studio in Ho Chi Minh City. View Featured Trip.

Take the opportunity to savour a delicious taste of Cambodia with a choice of terrific local restaurants for dinner in Siem Reap. View Featured Trip.

Australia

Tasmania is a food lover’s haven. Enjoy a modern take on a traditional high tea in Hobart, taste Tasmania’s famous wine and cheese in Cradle Mountain and embark on a beer lovers tour at Boags Brewery in Launceston. View Featured Trip.

Europe

In Hungary, food lovers will love the chance to sample the fare on offer at the Great Market Hall. In Germany, take part in a cooking class to learn the secrets of traditional cuisine found in the Black Forest region, taste the region’s best beers at a brewery or hike through this picturesque region. In Paris, taste your way through the city on a culinary walking tour.

New Zealand

The Queenstown wine tour offers a personalised sightseeing experience of wineries in New Zealand’s Queenstown wine region, which of course includes a tasting of the local produce. View Featured Trip.

Marvel at the beauty of the Marlborough Sounds on the Greenshell Mussel Cruise as you indulge in freshly steamed mussels paired with wonderful local wine. View Featured Trip.

Located on the same site since 1876, Speight's Brewery has become an icon of Dunedin and the Otago region. Enjoy a tour and a tasting. View Featured Trip.

An exclusive meal available from Luke Nguyen aboard RV Amalotus

Australia

Search for Tasmania’s elusive native wildlife during a nocturnal tour in Cradle Mountain, visit a unique working seahorse farm and gain a unique insight into the magical creatures or get up close and personal with the Tasmanian platypus. View Featured Trip.

Canada, Alaska & the USA

In Banff, take to the skies above Banff National Park for a bird’s-eye view of the Rocky Mountains. Soar past snowy peaks and jagged mountains, enjoying breathtaking views of pristine lakes and alpine meadows. View Featured Trip. In Whistler, be swept to entirely new heights on the Peak 2 Peak Gondola. The Cloudraker Skybridge also takes you 130 metres from Whistler Peak to the West Ridge, across the Whistler Bowl. View Featured Trip. In Juneau, experience the breathtaking glaciers from above on a seaplane excursion. Stop for lunch at the remote Taku Lodge, where a delicious Alaskan salmon feast awaits. View Featured Trip. In Yellowknife, be amazed by the wildlife that calls the Northwest Territories home. Look for North America’s last wild roaming bison (buffalo), foxes, birds and, hopefully, elusive wolves, lynx, wolverine and bears. View Featured Trip.

Europe

In Italy, journey along the Amalfi Coast, stopping in picturesque villages, including the town of Amalfi. Enjoy incredible views of dramatic cliffs and coastal scenes. Or, enjoy a walking tour of Sorrento, overlooking the stunning Bay of Naples. In Budapest, choose a guided hike up to Gellert Hill for fantastic views.

New Zealand

In Mount Cook, step aboard a MAC boat for an up-close encounter with stunning icebergs on the Tasman Glacier Terminal Lake on a Glacier Cruise. View Featured Trip.

In Rotorua, it's all about nature. Embark on a North Island adventure. Experience the Agrodome Farm Show and visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve.

Admire animals big and small at the New Zealand’s largest zoo, Auckland Zoo, which homes over 1,400 animals across 135 species from brown kiwis and cheetahs to alligators and southern white rhinoceroses. View Featured Trip.

Solo Passenger walking along a coastal road, Croatia

Asia

Enjoy a foot massage in Vietnam at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Vietnam.

Indulge in a relaxing spa treatment in Siem Reap, Cambodia. View Featured Trip.

Australia

Relax during an afternoon tea in Hobart or unwind over some wine and cheese with beautiful surrounds in Cradle Mountain. View Featured Trip.

Egypt

If we can tear you from the shores of the Dead Sea, you might like to soak in the thermal waters of the Ma’in Hot Springs. Or visit the Dead Sea Panoramic Complex and Museum, which also offers incredible views over the Jordan Rift Valley and the Dead Sea.

Europe

On a river cruise, unwind as we bring Europe to you. On board, attend cooking demonstrations, learn some foreign language phrases or unleash your inner Renoir during an art class.

New Zealand

Take a scenic gondola ride to Queenstown’s Skyline Restaurant where you can enjoy your meal with stunning panoramic views of the city. View Featured Trip.

Keep an eye out for local bird life and enormous trout as you enjoy the Million Dollar Cruise on Lake Wakitipu in Queenstown. View Featured Trip.

Treat yourself to a day of relaxation as you take a dip in the delightful geothermal springs at the Polynesian Spa in Rotorua. View Featured Trip.

Bath in relaxing surrounds of a small ship expedition cruise with APT

Asia

In Vietnam, join a bicycle ride past rice paddies or embark on a walking tour to see Hanoi’s French colonial architecture and the interior of the Hanoi Opera House.

Join a quad bike adventure, embark on a bicycle tour or hop aboard a horse and cart in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Rise early and join the locals for a morning Tai Chi class before enjoying leisurely walking discovery of Ho Chi Minh City, visiting the Reunification Palace and the Central Post Office. View Featured Trip.

Australia

Enjoy a guided walk around Tasmania’s capital or learn about Tasmania’s native flora and fauna during a guided hike in Cradle Mountain. View Featured Trip.

Europe

In Budapest, choose a guided hike up to Gellert Hill for fantastic views.

New Zealand

Set out from Queenstown on a Skippers Canyon adventure following the Shotover River Valley on an exciting 4WD tour. View Featured Trip.

Feel the wind in your hair and get the heart pumping on an thrilling jet boat ride along the Upper Waiau River. View Featured Trip.

Set off on a bike ride from Queenstown to nearby Arrowtown, a charming and picturesque town steeped in New Zealand’s gold mining history. View Featured Trip.

Passengers cycling along river, stopped to watch and wave at the ms Amariena sailing past, Durnstein, Austria

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