For a bespoke experiential Australian holiday call +61 2 9571 6677

FOLLOW US

Experiential travel

  • Dialogue in the Dark – A unique Melbourne must-do experience

    Dialogue in the Dark is more than a just a tour of Melbourne. It is a sensory journey set in total darkness – an incredible experience where you step out of your comfort zone and take on the challenges of a bustling, simulated Melbourne in the dark. The aim of Dialogue in the Dark is […]

  • Kangaroos at the snow? Take a day trip to Australia’s High Country.

    You might find it hard to believe but it does actually snow in Australia. We even have ski fields. Granted, it’s nothing like the Alps of Europe or the Rockies of North America, but that’s exactly why you should put it on your Australian to do list. Our alpine region is home to a unique […]

  • Itinerary – Close Up Ocean Encounters

    Surely one of the world’s greatest collection of interactive marine encounters, this itinerary combines swimming with Humpback Whales outside of Exmouth, cage diving with the ocean’s most formidable predator, the Great White Shark, swimming with Australian Sea-lions off the Eyre Peninsula, diving and snorkelling with Manta Rays, turtles, reef sharks and countless tropical fish off […]

  • Wildlife, kayaking and walking – The ultimate Freycinet Adventure

    This ultimate adventure offers a truly unique experience. Picnic island, spectacular coastal wilderness, Wineglass bay and so much more. Discover the feeling of freedom and rejuvenate in the fresh sea air of Freycient National Park. Over 4 days experience a true escape with this ultimate Freycinet Adventure. This unique adventure is so much more than […]

  • Fishing in Australia

    Australia’s fish population has had tens of millions of years to evolve and adapt to the unique aquatic environments of this massive, isolated island continent, so it’s hardly surprising that many species are found nowhere else on earth. However even those species you might be familiar with, such as black marlin and some types of […]

  • A 3 day wilderness glamping event in the Southern Highlands – 27 to 29 October 2017

    Be part of an unforgettable and uniquely Australian three day wilderness celebration. It’s a festival connecting you to nature through soul-stirring and authentic wild activities. And as nature is unpredictable, exciting and untamed, we mix in the whimsical to craft those truly exceptional moments. This definitely isn’t your average weekend in the country. This creatively programmed three day wilderness […]

  • Maria Island Walk

    Why we love the Maria Island Walk Summer is a wonderful time for walking in Tasmania – days should be sunny and warm, rain rarely falls on the east coast and nights are cool and star studded (the clear skies are perfect for star gazing).   Maria Island (pronounced Mar-aye-a) is an island national park and a […]

  • Our trip to Kakadu and Arnhemland with Lord’s Safaris

    From jumping crocs to stunning landscapes to meeting indigenous artists, our 3-day famil trip with Sab Lord of Lord’s Safaris had it all. We went from Darwin to Kakadu and back, with a dose of Arnhemland thrown in, and it was so great to finally meet the legend himself in person – he really is […]

  • Jungle surfing – Zipline Australia style in the Daintree Rainforest

    Kids and adults alike will love this ‘Jungle Surfing’ zipline Australia adventure through the canopy of the Daintree Rainforest. You’ll be strung up 20 metres above the ground and fly through the jungle between six rainforest canopy platforms. As you surf the jungle you’ll have gorgeous views of the tree tops, freshwater streams, and out to the coral fringes of the […]

  • Not just your average Sydney Harbour BridgeClimb

    The Sydney Harbour BridgeClimb is one of Sydney’s must-dos. Head up the iconic ‘coat hanger’ for stunning 360 degree views as far as the eye can see and the thrill of watching Sydney’s traffic zoom by far beneath your feet. You can climb from dawn to dusk and far into the night depending on whether you’re an early-bird or night […]

  • Seven Peaks Walk – a Great Walk of Australia

    Imagine a 6 night / 5 day walk in a region of Australia with wildlife to rival the Galapagos Islands. Well it exists. The stunning Seven Peaks Walk on UNESCO World Heritage listed Lord Howe Island showcases not only magnificent vistas but also the island’s unique biodiversity. Lord Howe’s isolation (despite being only 2 hours flight from Sydney), […]

  • Stylish and tailor-made Sydney experience

    No one denies that Sydney is a beautiful city – in fact it’s probably one of the prettiest in the world.  And for first-timers to Australia, a Sydney experience is must – the Harbour sparkles, the Bridge stands proud and the Opera House radiates. But there’s the Sydney that most tourists see and then there’s the real […]

  • The 4 day/ 3 night Murray River Walk – A Great Walk of Australia

    The new Murray River Walk is a 40 kilometre (25 mile), easy to moderate walk showcasing the internationally recognised Riverland Ramsar Wetland region of the beautiful Murray River. It’s a unique addition to the suite of Great Walks of Australia as accommodation is on an exclusive houseboat from where guests walk every day. Starting in Renmark, […]

  • Swim with whales at Sal Salis

    From August to October  guests at Sal Salis will have the opportunity to swim with whales at Ninglaoo Reef. 35,000 of these giants migrate along our coast each year and guests have the chance to share the water with them. In addition to swimming with humpback whales, the crew & the Sal Salis spotter plane […]

  • Bamurru Plains – Luxury Lodges of Australia

    Bamurru Plains, a Luxury Lodges in Australia’s Top End is one of the most stunning destinations in Australia. A profusion of bird and wildlife are on the doorstep of this unique bush lodge that brings a touch of style to the discovery of a remote and beautiful wilderness. We talked to John Cooper, manager of Bamurru […]

  • True North Kimberley Cruises – Luxury Lodges of Australia

    A cruise along the Kimberley coast aboard the luxury adventure small-ship TRUE NORTH is on the bucket list for many. Scenes of thundering waterfalls and spectacular gorges greet guests daily. Highlights include Horizontal falls, Mitchell falls, the unique eco-system of Montgomery Reef, Aboriginal rock art and catching huge barramundi. We speak to Peter Trembath, General Manager, who has been responsible for brand and […]

  • Unique and exclusive Luxury Holidays Australia

    At Alquemie the unique holidays we craft are unparalleled. Our expert team are specialists in designing itineraries for high-net-worth individuals travelling to Australia who demand discretion, precision planning and an authentic and unique experience. We create one-of-a-kind luxury holidays Australia that leave lasting memories through exclusive experiences. To us, the true luxury is sometimes in the exclusivity of being one of only […]

  • 3 of the best ecotour experiences in Australia

    Meet the faces behind Australia’s conservation effort Australia is a big country with many conservation challenges. We have the worst mammal extinction rate in the world and another 1,700 animal and plant species are listed as threatened with extinction. It’s sheer scale is daunting – where do you begin? Luckily there are some ecotour champions dedicated to preserving […]

  • Arkaba – a life changing experience

    The Australia we see today when we travel through it isn’t the Australia it was when white-men first set foot on our sunburnt country. As the Australian Conservation Society so eloquently stated, ‘The centre is a much different, diminished place compared to the landscape that greeted the early European explorers‘. This had never occurred to me but […]

  • Epic 6-day Private Kimberley Helicopter Safari

    This 6-day Private Kimberley Helicopter Safari itinerary includes time at the Kimberley’s most iconic and scenic sites, as well as overnight stays in the region’s best luxury lodges and wilderness retreats – Berkeley River Lodge, Kimberley Coastal Camp and El Questro. The tours are private, and travelling by helicopter allows you the flexibility to land and explore remote and otherwise inaccessible […]

  • A new type of luxury vacation in Australia

    Been there, done that? Maybe not quite… There’s a new type of luxury vacation in Australia and it’ll show a side of our continent that only a few are privileged enough to see. For the well-travelled, it’s hard to continue to impress. It’s not just about luxury resorts lest destinations become a bit too same-same but different… […]

 

Download our Travel Planning Guide