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Choose from 63 AAT Kings tours and read 468 verified AAT Kings reviews from past clients of Global Journeys. When you book your AAT Kings tour with us you'll enjoy exclusive online savings, a dedicated travel advisor to look after your booking and the best price guaranteed!
AGE RANGE: 5-99 Years
BUDGET: Affordable & Premium
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Northern Territory Explorer   0 , VIC, Australia, Jun 2024
Itinerary was good. Accommodations and included meals were good. We had a knowledgeable tour director and a safe driver. This trip covered two UNESCO sites namely Kakadu National Park and Uluru National Park. I enjoyed the Field of Lights and the natural wonder of sunrise over Uluru.
Adel to Darwin     0 , NSW, Australia, Jun 2024
Fabulous trip only 1 hotel was issue at Tenant Creek, but trip was amazing, our tour guide Dave was amazing, his knowledge and nothing ever to much trouble for him, Fabulous guy, and our bus driver Mac, kept us safe with his skill of driving, and his jokes. One of our best trips,
Southern wonders of New Zealand     0 , QLD, Australia, Mar 2024
I had a wonderful time travelling with a lovely bunch of people on this AAT Kings tour of the South Island of New Zealand. Most of the accommodation was wonderful and the included dinners were great. Our tour director and driver were fantastic. The only drawbacks were that the front page showing the itinerary with scenic stops was misleading as it ...read more was showing that Mt Cook was a sightseeing stop which never happened as whoever drew the route to Mt Cook was incorrect and would have had to get there from Omarama. Also we were only given 30 minutes to walk there and back to see Franz Joseph Glacier. I did not enjoy the train journey and when embarking we did not get time to look at the station. Overall it was a great tour but more time for the essential sightseeing stops would have been great. I also enjoyed the extra optional tours on offer such as The Glenorchy Lord of the rings tour and the Kiwi Bird Park.
Tassie's Wilderness Icons   0 , QLD, Australia, Mar 2024
My Tasmania Icons bus trip was just excellent. Visited places on my bucket list, plus more. Guide Carolyn Tipper has so much local knowledge as she lives in the state! Met some very nice travelling friends and plan to catch up in the future. Climate was great, humans can' t control that, Carolyn said March was a good time to visit, agree. Accommodation ...read more was beautiful, clean & well presented. Staff working at reception, restaurants very helpful & friendly.
Loved the NZ experience     0 , NSW, Australia, Mar 2024
Loved the NZ experience. This Marvel tour includes lengthy periods of coach travel that I found more difficult than I expected. You are not provided with a detailed itinerary. Our stop at Arrowtown was for 30 minutes, 10 of those queued for the toilet. I had made a couple of bookings (one non transferable ) in Queenstown. The day before we were told ...read more of change of schedule. So free time is at their discretion. Other free time works around their optional experiences. Excellent driver with intelligent commentary. Tour director was hard to understand at times and talked to much about herself. We were given a one bed room in Auckland despite all other nights were twin ( as per booking ). Consider the additional costs of the optional recommended gratuity that you are reminded about.
Great Trip   0 , WA, Australia, Feb 2024
Enjoyed the trip. The planning with Georgie was easy. Our travel director and driver were excellent - the commentary gave so much detail about the history of Tasmania and the trip allowed enough time to explore the places we stopped in. I always felt very safe with our driver at the wheel even over the steepest, winding roads. My only complaint was ...read more that not enough spaces were allowed on the night animal spotting tour so most of us missed out.
South island 101   0 , New Zealand, Jan 2024
Maisie from Global Journeys made this trip possible in a very short time as I couldn't finalise things with the Operator quickly. This tour is great if you want a quick glance at all top spots of South island so that you can plan an extensive trip later to spots you liked.
Wonderful Tour   0 , QLD, Australia, Jan 2024
Very pleased with Hannah's service from wo to go organising the trip. The coach tour with AAT Kings was very enjoyable and value for money. The Tour Director and Driver were amazing and so helpful and knowledgeable. Accommodation was excellent although we were a bit disappointed in Launceston as the service wasn't quite up to Hobart's standard. Highlights ...read more of the trip were: Russell Falls, Strahan and Gordon River Cruise, Cradle Mountain, cable car at Cataract Gorge, lunch at Joseph Chromy winery, Bicheno, views at Freycinet National Park and of course the Cruise and lunch at Wineglass Bay and Port Arthur. There were too many highlights to mention as Tassie has so much beautiful scenery and photo opportunities.

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Northern Territory

Northern Territory (2024-25)

Wild, wide and wonderful, the Northern Territory continually excites and inspires. It doesn’t matter how many mountains you’ve climbed or remote island shores you’ve visited, there’s always a different creation story to be told or gallery of ancient rock...more art to be revealed. We offer our respect and gratitude to the First Nations and Torres Strait Islander custodians who have nurtured the land and its cultures for so many millennia, and who are now some of our most trusted partners in introducing you to a curious world.
New Zealand

New Zealand (2024-25)

From glacial-carved gorges to immense lakes, from rainforest draped national parks to snowy peaks, New Zealand is diverse and dramatic. Whichever island you’re visiting, adventure awaits – be transfixed by a bedazzlement of stars in one of the Southern...more Hemisphere’s dark sky reserves, cruise in the company of penguins across Milford Sound/ Piopiotahi, and embrace the opportunity to immerse yourself in both the beauty and importance of Māori culture. This is where magical travel moments are made.
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AAT Kings Guided Tours
AAT Kings Guided Tours

At AAT Kings we strive to represent the very best that Australia and New Zealand have to offer. Our people are warm, friendly, engaged and enthusiastic. We love a laugh and a good story. We celebrate our great characters and our authentic personalities. We are always respectful, we deliver brilliant service and we are proud of our heritage and our culture.

Our goal every day is to share Australia and New Zealand with our guests and to bring these two amazing countries to life. You can relax in the comfort of knowing you're in the best of hands. We've got over 100 years of experience in taking care of absolutely everything so that you can get on with creating great new memories.

A Stress-Free Holiday!
A Stress-Free Holiday!

Why go through the stress of trying to drive yourself when you could save the hassle of vehicle rental, misreading maps, risking missing out on seeing the right places and turning something that should be enjoyable into something quite stressful?

AAT Kings guided tours and short breaks are very convenient and provide the perfect remedy. All you need to do is jump on, sit back and relax and let someone else do all the driving for you. You'll have time to take it all in, learn about the area you're visiting, hear the insights from our expert Driver Guide and more importantly, enjoy the company of your family and friends.

Our People
Our People

At AAT Kings we've assembled a range of fun, passionate, quirky, knowledgeable and talented people to help make your holiday great and one you'll remember forever. Our team of Driver Guides and Local Guides will bring your holiday to life and they'll share their passion for Australia and New Zealand in ways beyond the expected.

At AAT Kings we pride ourselves on having some of the most experienced Driver Guides in the world. They'll provide the commentary, stories and insights behind each destination to allow you to truly get a feel for the places you visit, while also being an invaluable resource of knowledge and information throughout your holiday.

Travel in Style
Travel in Style

AAT Kings fleet of luxury coaches include some of the newest on the road. Our vehicles are equipped with modern features such as comfortable reclining seats with seat belts and footrests, panoramic windows, an on-board restroom, two-door access and state-of-the-art technology including DVD players, GPS and PA systems.

Our coaches also have cold water available to re-fill your water bottle or cup. We regularly upgrade our vehicles to ensure they meet the highest safety standards. Most recently, we've invested $8.5million on acquiring new, top of the range coaches for our fleet.

Guided is the Way to Go!
Guided is the Way to Go!

Why go through the stress of trying to do it yourself and turn something that should be enjoyable into something stressful. Whether you're looking to explore Australia's stunning outback, the reef and rainforests of tropical Queensland, the rugged beauty of Western Australia and the Kimberley, the wilderness of Tasmania, cosmopolitan Sydney and Melbourne or the majestic landscapes of New Zealand, AAT Kings are the coach tour specialists that can take you there.

We'll take you to all the must-see sights and even share some stories and 'Hidden Gems' along the way that you'd never have known if travelling on your own.

Australian Short Breaks
Australian Short Breaks

If you need some time off to recharge your batteries, AAT Kings Short Breaks could be just the thing you need. Ranging from 2 to 8 days in length, our Aussie short breaks combine the must-see highlights of a destination with your choice of accommodation standard.

And, with more than 30 packages to choose from, you can discover the Red Centre, Top End, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Cairns and the Kimberley.

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Top 10 Aussie Travel Experiences for 2021

09 February, 2021

Top 10 Aussie Travel Experiences for 2021

Ready to go exploring? As 2021 unfolds we’re reawakening that ever so strong passion to once again travel. To meet new people who live extraordinary lives, embrace a culture different from our own. To learn something new, feel complete awe and see those ever so precious wonders. To have...

Northern Territory Highlights and WA Wildflowers On Show with AAT Kings

20 July, 2020

Northern Territory Highlights and WA Wildflowers On Show with AAT Kings

AAT Kings have over 100 years’ experience bringing Australian destinations to life. Since their inception in 1912 the local touring experts have continued to develop itineraries that represent the very best experiences on offer. Another two incredible journeys have been added to the AAT Kings’...

AAT Kings: New Health Measures for Your Wellbeing

23 June, 2020

AAT Kings: New Health Measures for Your Wellbeing

AAT Kings want travellers to feel confident to book their next holiday, reassured that they have put numerous new measures in place to elevate their hygiene standards and protocols. The health and wellbeing of all guests and the team on the the road has always been, and always will be of...

Destination Spotlight: Australia's Extraordinary Red Centre with AAT Kings

15 January, 2020

Destination Spotlight: Australia's Extraordinary Red Centre with AAT Kings

It’s easy for Australians to overlook their own backyard when holiday planning, but the Northern Territory gives any natural landscape around the world a run for its money. The Red Centre was named #4 in Lonely Planet’s Top Regions to Travel in 2019, and if you didn’t make it this year, then...

AAT Kings Tour FAQ's Frequently asked questions for those considering travelling with AAT Kings

How many people will be on my AAT Kings holiday?
Depending on the holiday you choose and the time of year you're travelling, AAT Kings group sizes will vary. Multi-day tours will be a maximum of 48 guests and short breaks will be a maximum of 58 guests. So whichever holiday you choose, there is a great opportunity to mingle and make new friends.
What options do I have if I am travelling alone?
The beauty of travelling with AAT Kings is that you won't be travelling alone. You'll be travelling with a group of like-minded travellers and soon to be friends to share in the experience with. AAT Kings operated tours have competitive single supplement rates available if you prefer to confirm your own room.

Or...read more AAT Kings can match you to share with a guest of the same gender at no extra cost. If AAT Kings fail to match you, they will accommodate you in a single room at no extra cost. This feature is not available on short breaks and guided holidays operated by their third-party partners.
Are AAT Kings tours suited to all fitness levels?
With such a diverse range of holidays and tours, AAT Kings offer sightseeing options to suit everyone. However, some will require a higher fitness level than others. If you are unsure, please check with your expert Global Journeys travel advisor for advice before booking.
What if I have special dietary requirements?
Please advise us of special meal requests at the time of booking, or no later than 14 days prior to departure. Please note that while all effort is made to accommodate special dietary requirements, due to the remote locations visited, these cannot be guaranteed.
What are the coaches like?
On AAT Kings guided holidays, we pride ourselves on having the finest fleet of fuel-efficient, fully air-conditioned coaches, all with reclining seats, seatbelts and restrooms. The high vantage point from your coach’s window means you can take in all the glorious scenery, whether it’s a vast rural landscape...read more or an urban city centre. We also have onboard Wi-Fi.

On AAT Kings short breaks the fleet varies. On the majority of these tours, the experience will be as above, however we sometimes use mini coaches to accommodate smaller groups which do not have a restroom or reclining seats.
Will I have free time?
Each itinerary offers the perfect balance of downtime and discoveries. We also give you the opportunity to tailor your trip with Optional Experiences. You might choose to enjoy a scenic flight over the Bungle Bungle Ranges or maybe a cruise to Whitehaven Beach in the heart of the Whitsundays.
Will I travel with people from other countries?
The beauty of taking a holiday with AAT Kings is you’ll have the opportunity to meet and travel with people from all over the globe.
How much luggage can I bring?
You can bring one suitcase per person with the approximate dimensions of 76cm x 46cm x 25cm (30" x 18" x 10") and weight not exceeding 23 kg (50 lbs) due to the limited space on the coach. We suggest you have wheels on your suitcase, as there are certain places where assistance is not available (e.g. airports,...read more railway stations and cruise terminals). You may also bring a backpack or day pack to take on the coach.
Is luggage handling provided?
Porterage is included at hotels on all AAT Kings Guided Holidays. One suitcase per person will be delivered to your room.
Do I need to tip my Travel Director or Driver Guide?
While it’s not compulsory in Australia or New Zealand, tipping is becoming an increasingly accepted practice in all areas of the service industry. Tipping is on a voluntary individual basis, with a guideline of $5 (AUD) per person per day, to your Travel Director and Driver Guide at the end of your holiday....read morer>
When will I receive travel documents?
We will email your documents to you approximately three to four weeks before your departure date provided you have completed your pre trip registration using the My Travel Portal.
What are Optional Experiences and when can I book them?
We realise that everyone likes some time to themselves, which is why we’ve left free time on all our itineraries. If you want to get the most out of your destination, our Optional Experiences let you tailor your trip your way. Your Travel Director will tell you about all the Optional Experiences available on the...read more first day of your trip. Payment can be made by credit card.
Are airport transfers included?
If you are travelling on a First Choice Guided Holiday, AAT Kings includes an airport transfer at the start and end of your tour, or in conjunction with pre or post accommodation booked with AAT Kings. For guests travelling on a Best Buys Guided Holiday, or Short Break AAT Kings recommend...read more taking an Uber or Taxi upon arrival at the airport to your starting hotel.

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