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Short Breaks & City Breaks

Looking for a long weekend away, an easy stopover package, or some extra time in a destination you love? With our independent city breaks and short breaks your accommodation, transport and local guides are organised, so you can simply enjoy those places and experiences that are harder to arrange on your own. With less time, let someone else look after the logistics so you can get on with travelling.

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Discover Top experiences and highlights you can enjoy on a short break

Sand Dune Safari in the UAE

Sand Dune Safari in the UAE

Travelling through Dubai or Abu Dhabi? Enjoy a stopover with transfers arranged, a convenient handpicked hotel, time to explore the city and a thrilling desert safari.

Halong Bay Junk Cruise

Halong Bay Junk Cruise

Weave through the limestone karsts on a traditional junk boat. Kayak the bay and watch the sunset from the deck - a perfect addition to your tour of Vietnam.

Cape Leveque – an absolute pearler!

Cape Leveque – an absolute pearler!

Travel Western Australia’s Dampier Peninsula where flame coloured cliffs meet turquoise waters, the pearling industry has deep roots, and a rich Indigenous heritage holds strong.

Stay a week…

Stay a week…

Enjoy more time to go beyond the iconic. Sightsee the highlights of Rome and relax in the cafes, check out Big Ben and find the best high tea in London, or climb the Eiffel tower and sample plenty of baguettes and croissants in Paris.

Explore Kakadu National Park

Explore Kakadu National Park

Explore the incredible landscapes, discover the Aboriginal rock art, look out for the native wildlife and cruise the Yellow Water Billabong of Kakadu. Continue to Katherine Gorge, Litchfield National Park or Arnhem Land on your short break.

Recent Reviews What our clients are saying about their Short Break and City Break experiences

Tassie's Wilderness Icons   , 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.
Trekking in Torres del Paine National Park     , VIC, Australia, Mar 2024
The trip with G Adventures was excellent - the team really looked after us. The trek itself was beautiful, but too short! I recommend if you have more time, to take a few extra days to fully enjoy the park. The food and accommodation provided fully met our expectations. The team leading the hike were professional, fun and solved any problem we had. ...read more As for Global Journeys, our coordinator Hannah was outstanding. She was always available to answer any questions we had when organising the trip.
Iceland - absolutely awesome   , QLD, Australia, Feb 2024
I'd really rather you didn't go there and make it more "peopley" but - this tour, the tour guide we had and Iceland were epic, amazing, outstanding beautiful, absolutely awesome. This is a second to none destination in my opinion and this tour gives you a great starting glimpse of a wonderfully diverse country. The tour is perfect to get you started ...read more on an addiction to this country and it's people.

Our guide, Stefano, was one in a million......just enough care to keep you safe without smothering the life out of you, just enough running commentary that you're informed but not bored to death by a guide that won't shut up. Do the tour - you won't regret it. I will be back, I will be there for a lot longer and I'm very tempted to never come home!
Indian Pacific Perth to Sydney - mixed feelings   , NSW, Australia, Jan 2024
Our first leg from Perth to Adelaide was very good and warm-hearted. The crew provided clear instructions, were welcoming, attentive, calm, composed, engaging, interactive and present. Very special mentions to the following staff: Lee, Esther, Caleb, Andrew (he made great coffees). I would give it 5 star ratings all round. We missed the Karlgoorlie ...read more stopover but was given a refund. So we spent most of our days on the train except for Cook and Adelaide. We decided to give the Blue Mountains a miss as we had already been there many times.

We thought we would enjoy the rest of the journey on the train but we were very wrong to do so due to the changeover of staff at Adelaide that made the train journey very lack-lustre. The changeover of the crew from the Adelaide to Sydney leg was surprisingly and very significantly very poor and different in comparison. In the second leg, Nick was the standout staff for initiative and engagement with the guests. The poorest service came from Jessica - very disappointing. She was curt with very little eye contact with us and also was curt with the staff. The second batch of staff did not run smoothly and did not have the camaraderie and morale observed in the first leg. In taking our breakfast orders, Jessica interacted mostly with the other couple seated at our table and not with us… she took their orders and half-heartedly took my order (only when I asserted myself with an 'Excuse me, I would like to order!) and totally ignored and overlooked my husband’s orders although he was seated next to me.

We found this extremely strange behaviour. When she brought the shared toast for our table, she only spoke to the other couple at our table ‘this is for you’, no eye contact whatsoever with us. It made me quite uncomfortable and awkward. From this experience when the actual food arrived, the scrambled eggs were merely a torn-up omelette (it was very lack lustre and dry).
It was quite obvious in my observation that many in this team were merely functional and lacked the zest and joy of professional hospitality service compared to the first team.

Bed bunks also weren’t put back after breakfast, we had to wait and then look for a crew member to help us put it back up otherwise we were not able to sit in our rooms after an awful breakfast experience. The 2nd leg is a 2 out of 5 rating. This brings my overall travel experience rating down significantly as this is the final part of our journey.

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