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Over 50s Holidays

Over 50s holidays. Soft adventure tours and active seniors travel in Australia.

"As retirees we were seeking a comprehensive tour with a touch of adventure and with home comforts each evening. The walks were most self-satisfying, the abundance of flora and fauna excellent. Accommodation and meals were first class. Your thoughtful organisation of everything was excellent" - John and Pauleen (Australia)

"Fulfill your desire for some soft adventure". Travel tea break


Are you seeking:

  • authentic life enriching experiences, discovering the unique natural history of Australia, the lifestyle and character of people and communities
  • a genuine small group tour with 2 to 8 guests max.
  • the personalised service and care of knowledgeable guides, attentive Rear Viewto physical, dietary or singles needs
  • adventure by day and comfortable accommodation each night, mostly of 3 star rating or better with private facilities
  • quality meals in a variety of local settings, with dinner choices and a glass of wine if you wish
  • comfortable travel in reliable 4WD vehicle, ideal for remote Australian travel
  • off the beaten track adventures clear of invasive crowdsDinner at Prairie Hotel
  • an attentive group regard for health and wellness
  • a choice between active or passive enjoyment each day, crafting your holiday as you please
  • a journey founded on a responsible travel ethic and ethos, and importantly
  • a genuine all inclusive tour price and value for money

Browse the introductory tour selections listed below and follow the "read more" prompts to full details of your chosen tour - itinerary, highlights, inclusions, image gallery, reviews and loyalty discounts.

Select at a glance your preferred holiday from a comparison chart.

Discuss your desired holiday with us now, personally before booking. We welcome your enquiry online or you can telephone us on (+61) 7 5514 0873 or Mobile 0407 126603 or email us at tours@natureboundaustralia.com.

Make your next holiday a unique adventure - down under!

Select from any one of our Extended Journeys or  Short Tours as highlighted below:

  • Extended journeys range from 8 to 17 days durationOur guests chose the ultimate adventure of a summit climb
  • Short tours are 4 or 5 days
  • Our groups usually number 4 to 8 guests - no large coach groups
  • All journeys have convenient access to a city or flight gateway
  • All journeys are scheduled for the most comfortable and rewarding seasonal conditions
  • All journeys are accommodated, catered and comfortable by design
  • Our prices are all inclusive

If you prefer to discuss your special needs in relation to your holiday, personally with us now, then we welcome your enquiry online, or you can telephone us on  (+61)  0407 126603 or you can email us at tours@natureboundaustralia.com

Why not bring your Club along?

Prominent social, travel and community service clubs such as Rotary, Probus and Lions need look no further when convening an authentic Australian holiday or tour, tailored for their members.

With Nature-Bound specialising in soft adventures for the mature aged, there is good reason for us to collaborate with you on an Australian journey of a lifetime. Email us if your club would like to plan an exclusive or tailored adventure with Nature-Bound.

All the tours listed below have been enjoyed by Over 50's participants, individuals and groups.

Discounts apply to all these tours, for Early Bird, Small Group and Loyalty bookings.


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Discuss your preferred holiday with us now, personally before booking. We welcome your enquiry online or you can telephone us on +61 7 3254 1911 or email us at tours@natureboundaustralia.com.

Tasmania National Parks Tour

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(All inclusive)
Per day / Per person


Duration: 17 days
Departure Date: TBA
Journey: Launceston (round trip)

Immerse yourself in the finest world heritage wilderness scenery which dominates Australia's island State in this Tasmanian National Parks and wilderness tour.

  • an optimum 17 days or two part tours of 8 and 9 days
  • remote alpine scenery of Cradle Mountain, Mt Field, Hartz Mountains National Parks
  • pristine beaches and spectacular seascapes of Freycinet National Park, Wineglass Bay, Tasman Peninsula and Bay of Fires
  • up close experiences with Tasmanian Devils, other bird and wildlife
  • relaxed communities and a photographers paradise

All inclusive of quality accommodation and meals, touring services, side tours and extras
A genuine small group plus our attentive personal service

Discounts apply to this tour for Early Bird, Small Group and Loyalty bookings.

Flinders Ranges, Lake Eyre and Red Centre Tour

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Duration: 14 days
Departure Date: TBA
Journey: Adelaide to Alice Springs

Nurture your spirit and sense of adventure along one of the great Australian outback tracks and across painted deserts from Adelaide to Alice Springs, including:

  • the geological showpiece of the Flinders Ranges
  • the surreal experience of walking on Lake Eyre
  • the legendary Oodnadatta Track
  • underground life and curiosities of Coober Pedy
  • Aboriginal pathways and Explorer endeavours
  • mounded springs of the Great Artesian Basin
  • Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata-Tjuta (The Olgas)
  • Kings Canyon and the contorted West Macdonnell Ranges

All inclusive of comfortable accommodation and quality meals, touring services, guided walks, parks and special entries plus extras.

A genuine small group and our attentive personal service.

Discounts apply to this tour for Early Bird, Small Group and Loyalty bookings.

Big Rivers Outback Tour

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Duration: 10 days
Departure Date: TBA
Journey: Adelaide to Brisbane, Brisbane to Adelaide

If the thought of a stimulating overland adventure triggers your imagination, then this 10 day Big Rivers journey is the complete experience.

  • traverse Australia's grandest river basin as it wrestles with climate change
  • trace a mighty network of waterways, lifeline corridors for an abundance of bird and wildlife
  • visit the archaeological site of Australia's oldest known inhabitants
  • follow the pathways of first explorers and pioneering pastoralists who epitomized the spirit of the inland
  • reflect on the heady times of river trading, remote inland ports and villages

An authentic outback odyssey stretching from indigenous occupation and displacement through to traditional lifestyles and issues of today.

All inclusive of quality accommodation and meals, touring services, park entries and extras.
A genuine small group and our attentive personalised service.

Discounts apply to this tour for Early Bird, Small Group and Loyalty bookings.

Australia World Heritage - Gondwana Tour

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Per day / Per person


Duration: 4 days or 5 days
Departure Date: TBA
Journey: Brisbane (round trip)

Immerse yourself in the remarkable evolution of an ancient land, in this Australia World Heritage Gondwana tour.

  • Visiting 7 outstanding National Parks
  • Primitive Gondwana rainforests
  • A natural history connection with Antarctica
  • Wide ranging habitats from sub-tropical to snow country
  • Ancient escarpments of volcanic origin dating back 200 million years
  • Tortuous gorges and plummeting waterfalls
  • The hinterland beauty of Big River and Rainbow Country
  • Abundant bird and wildlife, home of the Superb Lyrebird
  • Optional guided walks each day
  • Selection of departures or by arrangement
All inclusive of quality accommodation and meals, touring services, park entries and guided walks.
A genuine small group plus our attentive personalised service.

Discounts apply to this tour for Early Bird, Small Group and Loyalty bookings

Red Centre Tour

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(All inclusive)
Per day / Per person


Duration: 11 days
Departure Date: TBA

Journey: Alice Springs to Uluru, Uluru to Alice Springs

Now you can enjoy all the iconic features of Central Australia, in the one "Red Centre" tour.

  • Ayers Rock (Uluru)
  • The Olgas (Kata-Tjuta)
  • Rainbow Valley
  • Ormiston Gorge and Pound
  • Kings Canyon (Watarrka)
  • Palm Valley
  • Gorges, gaps and chasms of the ancient Macdonnell Ranges
  • World acclaimed Desert Park interpretative centre
  • Day walk on the Larapinta Trail
  • Day trip into the remote lands and lives of indigenous desert people, their culture, rock art and songlines
  • Limited departures for best seasonal conditions

All inclusive of quality accommodation and meals, touring services, guided walks, special entries and extras.
A genuine small grou and our attentive personalised service.

Discounts apply to this tour for Early Bird, Small Group and Loyalty bookings.

Corner Country Outback Tour

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(All inclusive)
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Duration: 14 days
Departure Date: TBA

Journey: Brisbane (round trip)

Imagine a place and space so vast and unique, you are drawn to expansive thought and reflection, a life changing experience - discover yourself in that place on a Corner Country tour.

  • where the corners of three states meet in a desert wilderness
  • where expeditions and explorers became Australian legends
  • where "salt of the earth" characters and families would rather not trade their lot for the city
  • here million acre properties abound and horizons really do stretch forever
  • and deserts deliver their seasonal colour, character and surprising life.

Departing and concluding in Brisbane, this authentic outback experience comes all inclusive of comfortable accommodation, quality meals, touring services, park and special entries and extras.

A genuine small group and our attentive personalised service

Discounts apply to this tour for Early Bird, Small Group and Loyalty bookings.

Great Divide - Iconic Landscapes Tour

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Duration: 13 days
Departure Date: TBA
Journey: Brisbane to Sydney, Sydney to Brisbane

If you perceive Australia to be vast open plains and deserts, then you will be amazed at the contrast and surprises revealed on this Great Divide Tour.

  • easily accessed from Sydney and Brisbane is some of the finest scenery and natural habitats in the world
  • precipitous escarpments, plummeting gorges and waterfalls
  • The Greater Blue Mountains, historic trails, limestone caves and wilderness panoramas
  • world heritage ancient forests of Gondwana origin. 
  • granite strewn landscapes of giant monoliths and balancing boulders
  • pastoral dynasties and history, vineyards and convict built villages
  • an informative insight into the very evolution of Australia
  • superb walking trails and passes

All inclusive of quality accommodation and meals, touring services, side tours, park and special entries and a bonus visit to world heritage Fraser Island.
A genuine small group and our attentive personal service.

Discounts apply to this tour for Early Bird, Small Group and Loyalty bookings.


Uniquely Australia - Land of Contrasts Tour

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Duration: 15 days
Departure Date: TBA
Journey: Brisbane (round trip)

If you are seeking a diverse Australian experience all in the one journey, then here is a Uniquely Australia tour to suit.

  • Visit 12 National Parks
  • Tropical islands, idyllic lakes and lagoon
  • A pristine Coral Cay and Great Barrier Reef
  • Towering sandstone gorges and canyons
  • Ancient rock art and Aboriginal culture
  • Grand granite monoliths
  • Primitive Gondwana rainforests
  • 4WD safari along beaches of multi-coloured sands
  • Untracked wilderness panoramas dating back 150 million years
  • Tortuous gorges and waterfalls
  • Insight into the life and legends of the outback people
  • Abundant bird and wildlife
  • Great guided walks
All inclusive of quality accommodation and meals, all touring services, park entries, all side tours and walks.
A genuine small group and our attentive personalised service.

Discounts apply to this tour for Early Bird, Small Group and Loyalty bookings.

Outback to Reef Tour

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Duration: 13 days
Departure Date: TBA
Journey: Longreach to Brisbane

If you woud like to experience two of Australia's most acclaimed destinations in one tropical holiday, then consider this Outback to Reef tour.

  • tracing the Tropic of Capricorn across Queensland
  • where ancient dinosaurs once roamed the shores of a vast inland sea
  • bush characters and pioneers created their own folklore and heritage
  • delightful walks await you through towering gorges and canyons
  • tropical islands of coloured sand and coral are host to pristine lakes and giant forests, coral gardens and marine life, bird and wildlife.

A variety of world and national heritage experiences all inclusive of quality accommodation and meals, touring services, park and special entries, all side tours and extras.
A genuine small group and our attentive personal service.

Discounts apply to this tour for Early Bird, Small Group and Loyalty bookings.

Border Ranges Short Break

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Duration: 4 days or 5 days
Departure Date: TBA
Journey: Brisbane (round trip)

Enjoy a short break luxury tour from Brisbane, to experience a different place and space, a retreat deep into the world heritage Border Ranges and Scenic Rim regions along the Queensland / New South Wales border, overlooking Mount Warning.
  • to the comfort and serenity of your bed and breakfast  accommodation or wilderness lodge
  • a blend of healthy activity and culinary delights amidst natural wilderness pampering, and quiet reflection
All the homely comforts, style and ethos of a Nature-Bound tour are retained as you immerse yourself in 
  • unique landscapes and world heritage wilderness
  • adjusting to the colours, sounds and aromas of the Australian bush
  • clear mountain air 1000m above sea level
  • the absence of urban urgency and rush.
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After a wonderful 34 years exploring this unique land with Over 50's guests from around the world, we have decided to have a break from touring during 2014 to assist other vital nature-based community projects. If we can enhance your enjoyment of natural Australia in other ways you may care to call us direct on Mobile +61 0407126603 and be sure to leave a message."   

-- John & Ros

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