Australia and New Zealand

Bill Peach Journeys has been the innovative leader in Aircruising in Australia and New Zealand for over 34 years. With our experience and knowledge, you can be assured of the ultimate luxury travel experience.

Aircruising is an exceptional and fascinating way to travel, landing directly into some extraordinarily remote locations ensures your time on the ground is spent exploring the local region with your dedicated Journey Director. Experience some of the most spectacular aerial sightseeing, the finest accommodation available, superb dining and touring all fully inclusive of your journey price.


Great Australian Aircruise 2017

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The original Great Australian Aircruise by Bill Peach Journeys combines the best of outback Australia with a taste of the tropics. From the remote majesty of Uluru (also known as Ayers Rock) to the wetland splendour of Kakadu National Park, this is a journey of a lifetime.

Air-cruise to the quintessential outback locations of Longreach, Katherine, Kakadu, the Kimberley, Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), Uluru (Ayers Rock), Alice Springs and Birdsville. Aerial views of the stunning MacDonnell Ranges and the spectacular Buccaneer Archipelago will amaze. The Great Australian Aircruise is a unique experience that showcases the history, landscapes and backbone of Australia.

BONUS ONCE IN A LIFETIME EVENT - Internationally recognised artist Bruce Munro’s immersive installation, Field of Light Uluru, at Ayers Rock Resort in the spiritual heart of Australia is on exhibition for a limited time only. Fortunately, travellers on this upcoming 18 July and 15 August 2017 departure of the Great Australian Aircruise, will have the opportunity to partake in this once in a lifetime event.

Circumnavigate New Zealand 2017

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Join Bill Peach Journeys, the leader in private aircraft travel for over 33 years for a beautiful discovery of the many diverse landscapes and timeless natural beauty New Zealand has to offer. ‘Aotearoa’ is home to a vast variety of vistas from the snow-capped peaks of Mount Cook and the Alps, to the towering geysers of Rotorua, the endless rural plains of the lush countryside and the pristine wilderness of Fiordland National Park.

Staying at luxurious and perfectly located accommodation throughout, The Circumnavigate New Zealand Aircruise is a unique opportunity not to be missed.
This journey offers sights and experiences beyond words in comfort and luxury. The Land of the Long White Cloud with Bill Peach Journeys will stir the soul and excite the senses.

Isles of the Bass Strait Aircruise 2017

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Join Bill Peach Journeys, the leader in private aircraft travel for over 33 years for an intimate exploration of Tasmania, King Island and Flinders Island. Immerse yourself in the serenity and scenic delights of Freycinet National Park, home to picturesque Wineglass Bay. Discover remnants and timeless tales of early Australian history with a visit to Maria Island, Launceston and Strahan, before venturing into the spectacular pristine wilderness of Cradle Mountain National Park. Spend time exploring and meeting the locals on King and Flinders Islands, journeying by private aircraft throughout to maximise the time you have in each of these breathtaking destinations.

This journey offers sights and experiences beyond words in comfort and luxury. An Australian odyssey exploring the pristine beauty of the Southern Iles awaits.

Flinders Ranges and Beyond Aircruise 2017

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The Flinders Ranges and Beyond Aircruise is a spectacular discovery of South Australia’s iconic landmarks and beautifully diverse natural landscapes. Enjoy magnificent aerial sightseeing of South Australia’s breathtaking salt lakes including the largest, Lake Eyre. Travelling by private aircraft, experience both amazing ground touring of these ancient land formations and incredible flightseeing of Coober Pedy, Flinders Ranges and the Barossa Valley.

Discover endless horizons staying 2 nights at the award winning Rawnsley Park Station in the heart of the Flinders Ranges. Relax and unwind as we spend two nights at the luxurious Barossa Valley accommodation, The Louise set amongst the vineyards.

Yuletide in Byron Bay 2017

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Bill Peach Journeys invites you to take a Yuletide sojourn this winter through spectacular Byron Bay and its hinterland. Spend 4 nights at the multi award winning The Byron at Byron, an intimate 5 star resort set amongst a 45 acre subtropical rainforest.

We begin by exploring the Cape Byron Lighthouse situated at the most easterly point on mainland Australia before visiting “The Farm” for a true ‘farm to table’ experience. We enjoy a whale watching tour before revelling in the festivity and flavours of a Christmas in July feast. We tour further to the charming towns of Bangalow and Newrybar and discover the tranquil ambience of the Crystal Castle and Shambhala Gardens.

This 5 day sojourn is a truly unique insight into the tastes and serene life of the Byron Bay region.

Uluru & The Field of Light 2017

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Bll Peach Journeys invites you to encounter a once in a lifetime experience at Uluru and the Field of Light. Internationally recognised artist Bruce Munro’s immersive illuminated installation at Ayers Rock Resort in the spiritual heart of Australia is on exhibition for a limited season.

First enjoy touring of the iconic town of Alice Springs visiting the Araluen Cultural Precinct, the MacDonnell Ranges, the Alice Springs Desert Park and School of the Air.

We then fly on to Uluru; marvel at the immense scale of Ayers Rock from the air before exploring it up close. Spend 3 nights at the multi award winning Sails in the Desert Hotel which beautifully contrasts Uluru’s raw natural beauty with a decidedly luxurious outback experience. Enjoy the remarkable Field of Light exhibition with dinner, a helicopter flight to Kings Canyon and the ‘Tali Wiru’ fine dining experience under the Southern Desert sky - a must!

Floriade 2017

Bill Peach Journeys invites you to immerse yourself in magnificent floral sights on this wonderful five day journey, a garden lovers dream. Beginning at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Sydney, we discover Sydney’s newest must-see attraction, the Calyx, a new world-class horticultural exhibition experience. We then explore Tulip Time Bowral, one of Australia’s oldest and most beautiful floral festivals with over 100,000 tulips and 25,000 annuals on spectacular display in Corbett Gardens.

The highlight for many will be Floriade and Floriade Nightfest, the biggest floral festival in Australia, a spectacular celebration of spring, set in Canberra’s Commonwealth Park. The breathtaking garden beds, made up of more than a million blooms, create large- scale floral pictures to reflect the annually changing theme. Luxury accommodation at Peppers Cragieburn and the Hyatt in Canberra will ensure that this Floriade journey will sell out just like all the others have!

Christmas in Melbourne 2017

This delightful five day Sojourn will enjoy the cosmopolitan flavours of Melbourne as we celebrate Christmas with new friends. There will be a chance to explore this vibrant metropolis from the luxurious Westin Hotel’s prime location. Before arriving in the beautiful Yarra Valley, we visit the heritage-listed Rippon Lea Estate and we enjoy spectacular views of the Dandenong Ranges at ‘Skyhigh’, originally founded as a survey point due to its panoramic vistas. We sample European hand crafted chocolate in a private tasting before checking into the iconic and gracious Victorian mansion, Chateau Yering, sitting grandly on its own 250 acre estate.

We also visit Coombe in the Yarra Valley, the former home of Dame Nellie Melba. Set within seven acres of stunning gardens, the Melba Estate is a fitting tribute to this much loved Australian icon. No trip to the Yarra Valley would be complete without tasting some delightful local produce, on this occasion, wine and gin. Our Christmas journeys always fill fast, so book today to avoid disappointment!

Australian Open Tennis 2018

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Join Bill Peach Journeys for an exciting Sojourn to Melbourne for the world class Australian Open Tennis tournament. First held in 1905, the event has a long and illustrious history. Adding to an impressive list of former champions, who will be next?

This sojourn guarantees to bring you an Australian Open experience like no other as you enjoy premium seating to watch this incredible competition. Witness the drama unfold as the world’s greatest athletes dominate the courts at Melbourne Park and test each other’s skill, determination, courage and endurance. More than mere sporting heroes, the likes of Rafa, Roger, Maria and Serena are global superstars, all striving to claim the first Grand Slam title of the tennis season.

Staying at the luxurious and superbly located Westin Melbourne we will also enjoy private touring of the National Gallery of Victoria and delighful award winning dining experiences.

North West Tasmania Sojourn 2018

Bill Peach Journeys presents an incredible adventure to a region that’s home to breathtaking scenery, unbelievable history, gourmet produce and the world’s cleanest air. Join us in a Sojourn to a truly remote and extraordinary corner of Australia in Tasmania’s North West.

From the perfectly located and modern Peppers Seaport Hotel we will explore the charming riverside town of Launceston and indulge in Tasmania’s finest produce during a private tour, wine tasting and lunch at the celebrated Josef Chromy Wines named one of the “best 50 Restaurants in Australia”.

Spend 3 nights at the award winning Tall Timbers in the heart of Tasmania’s North West. Discover the Tarkine, Arthur River region, Woolnorth Wind Farms, stunning Stanley and Cape Grim as we explore this pristine wilderness. Sampling of local produce includes acclaimed Ashgrove Cheese, sweet delights at Christmas Hill and Anvers Chocolate Factory and export quality Hellyers Road whisky. We will also dine at Stillwater, one of Tasmania’s most awarded restaurants heralded for its exceptional cuisine.

Great Australian Aircruise 2018

Join Bill Peach Journeys, the leader in private aircraft travel for over 34 years and see an Australia you have only dreamt about. Allow us to reveal the visual splendour that awaits in The Kimberley, nestled in Australia’s Far North West. Aircruise to the quintessential outback locations of Longreach, Katherine, Kakadu, Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), Uluru (Ayers Rock), Alice Springs and Birdsville. Aerial views of the stunning MacDonnell Ranges and the spectacular Buccaneer Archipelago will amaze.

The Great Australian Aircruise is a unique experience that showcases the history, landscapes and backbone of Australia in comfort and luxury. This journey offers sights and experiences beyond words. An Australian odyssey to stir the soul awaits.

Great Southern Aircruise 2018

Spend 12 days exploring the Great Southern region of Australia with Bill Peach Journeys. On this Aircruise, you will travel by private aircraft visiting Coober Pedy, Kalgoorlie, Perth, Margaret River, Albany, Esperance, Port Lincoln and the high country in Victoria. Also experience tremendous aerial flight-seeing over the stunning West Coast and the Great Australian Bight.

This journey is a wonderful combination of wildflowers and wildlife, following a huge arc across the continent, from East to West, highlighting Australia’s many varied and beautiful landscapes. As always the journey is fully inclusive of all accommodation, touring and meals and escorted by a Journey Director. Join us on this fascinating tour of our Great Southern Lands.

New Zealand North Island 2017

Travel through the heart of the North Island of New Zealand with Bill Peach Journeys. The wonder of the North Island not only lies in its dramatic landscapes, but also beats in the heart
of the country’s culture. Travel past sprawling farmlands, World Heritage National Parks, seaside towns and geothermal wonders all side by side. Starting in the country’s capital Wellington this journey will make its way through the centre of the North Island. One of the many highlights of this journey will be travelling on- board the Northern Explorer train from Wellington to Tongoriro National Park, a truly stunning train journey.

Other highlights include an exploration of Lake Taupo – the largest volcanic crater that was created from one giant explosion. Travelling on to Napier learn about the fascinating history which led to this towns very unique Art Deco architecture. The journey concludes in the ever changing and dynamic city of Auckland. As always with a Bill Peach Journeys sojourn, you will enjoy excellent accommodation, insightful touring and of course superb food and wine all with a distinctly New Zealand twist.