Abercrombie & Kent has drawn on its more than 30-year experience delivering unforgettable adventures across Australia and New Zealand to bring to eager travellers a refreshed and exciting portfolio of extraordinary travel ideas.
From the untamed wilderness of Australia’s Outback to the natural wonders of scenic New Zealand, A&K’s guests will discover unique and lesser-known locations while still exploring the familiar in luxury on our newly released small group journeys in 2022/23.
Itineraries operate with an average group size of 6-12 guests, packed with the kind of authentic Insider Access opportunities and handpicked distinctive accommodation mostly unavailable to larger groups. Expert guides and local characters offer an enriching experience through their own intimate understanding of the destination and its culture, ensuring the guests’ trip is one they will never forget.
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Discover a selection of our Small Group Journeys detailed below or visit A&K’s website for the full portfolio of Australia and New Zealand Small Group Journeys, including Air Safaris to some of the most remote and pristine destinations in Australia.
A&K’s Book with Confidence policy allows travellers flexibility, with changes possible up to 30 days before departure should the unexpected occur for COVID-related reasons.
Here are a selection of A&K’s journeys available for Aussie and Kiwi travellers this year.
6-day Red Centre: Outback Wanderings
17-22 October 2022, 8-13 May 2023
Guests will be awestruck by all that the Red Centre has to offer on a captivating small group journey as they delve into the highlights of this extraordinary region. Witness the beauty of the outback on a sunrise hot air balloon flight over the McDonnell Ranges, discover the majesty of Kings Canyon with scenic rim walk and the verdant Garden of Eden, then admire the ever-changing colours of Uluru from their luxury accommodation at the celebrated Longitude 131˚. A&K guests will learn about the spiritual and cultural significance of this well-known monolith, experience the renowned Field of Light and dine under a blanket of stars as they hear about the southerly constellations on this unforgettable adventure.
Price from $7,355 per person twin share
Single supplement: $3,995
11-day Tasmania: Wine, Wildlife & Wilderness
24 November – 4 December 2022, 7–17 February 2023, 25 March – 4 April 2023
This is an exploration of the Apple Isle at its spectacular best. The epicurean flavours of Flinders Island are showcased by private charter flight and of Bruny Island by ferry. There are a myriad untamed landscapes and heritage-listed natural wonders to admire, from Lake St Clair and Cradle Mountain to Freycinet National Park. See inspirational conservation work up close on a privileged insider access visit to the AKP-supported Raptor Refuge and dive into the thriving creative scene from Mona to Risby Cove Gallery and the art town of Sheffield. Accommodation is a highlight with stays at some iconic Tassie lodgings including Saffire Freycinet.
Price from $11,795 per person twin share
Single supplement: $4,995
8-day New Zealand: Alpine Winter Wonderland
25 July – 1 August 2022, 22-29 August 2022, 30 August – 6 September 2022
Experience the magic of winter on New Zealand’s scenic South Island – home to spectacular landscapes, action-packed adventure, and world-famous wines, all set against a stunning backdrop of the snow-capped Southern Alps. A&K guests will journey from Christchurch to the adventure playground of Queenstown, explore the beautiful Aoraki/Mount Cook region by helicopter and enjoy a Big Sky Stargazing experience. See Milford Sound by sea and air, go jet boating in Mt Aspiring National Park and relax in a Japanese inspired onsen flanked by the snow-covered Remarkables Mountain Range, staying in luxurious accommodation along the way including The George, Hermitage Hotel and The Rees.
Price from $7,995 per person twin share
Single supplement: $1,780
11-day Gourmet Secrets of New Zealand
13–23 November 2022, 16–26 February 2023, 21–31 March 2023
A&K guests will wine and dine in some of the most picturesque locations in New Zealand on this decadent foodies’ adventure. They’ll feast on fresh seafood direct from the waters of the Marlborough region, blend their own signature bottle of Sauvignon Blanc and travel to the top of Mt Fyffe by helicopter for a picnic lunch with stunning views of the Kaikoura Peninsula. Guests will enjoy a farm-to-table cooking experience with a MasterChef NZ finalist, witness whales and dolphins on a scenic cruise and enjoy several indulgent experiences in Queenstown including a progressive dinner. Accommodation highlights include Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses, The Rees in Queenstown, and The George in Christchurch.
Price from $11,280 per person twin share
Single supplement: $3,365