The Many Treasures of Sri Lanka

Upon arrival at the enchanting island of Sri Lanka, you’ll quickly realise why it’s known as the ‘Jewel of the Indian Ocean’. From bustling markets to historic shrines and sacred relics, Sri Lanka has a […]

Introducing Discovery – Small Groups For Less

If you look on many of our destination pages, you’ll see some trips are described as ‘Small Group’, but you might be wondering what else makes them different. Our Discovery range of tours are always […]

Galapagos blue footed boobies

Where To Go When You’re Feeling Blue

Travel can be one of the great cures for lethargy and unhappiness, but when your spirits are low, where should you go? From blue mountains and blue lagoons to even ‘blue zones’, where resident centenarians seem to […]

Puffins of Newfoundland and Labrador

A Circus of Puffins on Witless Bay

Each year between April and September, roughly a half million Atlantic puffins descend on Witless Bay in Newfoundland to nest. It is the largest colony in the western Atlantic and is a sight to behold! […]

Ireland

Immerse Yourself In The Culture of Ireland

When you journey to the Emerald Isle, what ever you see, do and discover, you can rest assured, it’ll be craic!

Portugal, Lisbon

There’s A Lot To Like About Lisbon

Portugal is often overshadowed by its flamboyant Spanish neighbour, but don’t be fooled, this too is a destination rich in history and colourful culture. Lisbon is one of Europe’s best value capital cities and there’s so […]

Patagonia

Patagonia: Love, Feuds, Fossils & Treasures

Patagonia is the go-to destination this year for lovers of destinations that are off the regular tourist route and will have you gasping at its sheer magnificence! For those who think that the world has […]

Oh Oman! 9 Intriguing Facts About a Little Known Nation

Here’s a sample of the kinds of things you’ll learn about this fascinating corner of Arabia on our new small group tour.

Spain: Splendid Architecture, Sweeping History, Breathtaking Beauty

Spanish hills and plains embrace richly adorned citadels and Moorish influences can be seen coast to coast.

River Cruising with Gate 1 Travel

No More Dipping for Tipping

Fret no more about discreet envelopes or trying to work out your daily budget, tipping is now included on most Gate 1 escorted tours and river cruise packages. For the convenience of our Australian travellers, gratuities are […]