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Appreciating Australian River Systems

Appreciating Australian River Systems

Appreciating the linking of the river network into the Australian, history, culture and landscape on a small group tour for mature and senior travellers of couples or solo travellers is an integral part of understanding the continent of Australia and Aboriginal settlement.

18 Nov 20 · 9 mins read
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lightning ridge opal

Lightning Ridge, New South Wales

Lightning Ridge is synonymous with opal mining in Australia which we visit on this small group tour to Outback Queensland. While having a population of only 3,000, it attracts over 80,000 visitors each year to experience the fascinating town. A Glenn Murcutt designed opal museum is scheduled to open in 2021.

2 May 20 · 5 mins read
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Murray river at Echuca

The Murray River, Australia

The Murray river, a powerhouse in so much of the Eastern side of Australia river system. Learn about its contribution to Aboriginal and colonial history. Study and appreciate more on a escorted small group tour into the Australian outback with mature and senior travellers couples or solo travellers each year.

15 Nov 20 · 11 mins read
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Why did the British settle Australia?

Escorted small group tours for mature and senior travellers that promote aboriginal and colonial history discussion on tour. For couples and solo travellers interested in learning about Aboriginal history and the colonial explorers across the states.

5 Dec 20 · 11 mins read
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White Cliffs, New South Wales

White Cliffs, New South Wales

White Cliffs, an anomaly? Explore and learn about one of the 3 opal sites in the outback of Australia. Several of Odyssey Travellers small group tours take the mature and senior and traveller either as a couple or solo travellers to White cliffs.

10 Nov 20 · 5 mins read
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yellow footed rock wallaby joeys

Highlights of Australia: The yellow-footed rock-wallaby

Another of Australia's unique animals. On many of the small group package tours for mature and senior travelers in the Southern states this Wallaby is encountered. The Flinders range, Broken Hill, Eyre & York peninsula as well as the World heritages sites tours include this reclusive wallaby as part of the itinerary.

9 Jul 20 · 5 mins read
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Griffith, Regional New South Wales

Griffith By Marco Stojanovik Griffith is a major regional city in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area (MIA) located 568 km (353 mi) south-west of Sydney and 512 km (318 mi) from Melbourne in the north-western part of…

19 Jan 21 · 5 mins read
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Aboriginal Art

Aboriginal Art

Senior and mature couples and solo travellers remain curious but often informed about the role Aboriginal art plays in the indigenous community and the various styles. This article seeks to provide a platform for this collection of small group tours of upto 15 people into the Australian outback where often Aboriginal art styles are encountered.

6 Nov 20 · 15 mins read
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Baranald solar power station

Balranald, New South Wales

This article for small group tours senior couples and solo travellers exploring and learning about Southern New South Wales will often pass through Balranald, a rural town at the end of the Hay plain. This town, close to Mungo, is a curiosity with a history to Murray Darling basin and Burke and Wills is worth exploring on the West New South Wales tour and others.

27 Mar 21 · 9 mins read
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Bora Rings: Ancient Aboriginal Ceremonial Grounds

Bora Rings: Ancient Aboriginal Ceremonial Grounds

Article for mature and senior travellers, couple or solo joining an Aboriginal history small group tour of Australia. Small groups of like minded people exploring outback Australia, colonial history and Landscapes.

28 May 21 · 7 mins read
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Bourke, New South Wales

Bourke, New South Wales

Bourke, a historic settlement on the upper reaches of the Darling river. For escorted small group tours of upto 15 people for mature and senior travellers exploring Bourke is an important part of the Aboriginal, cultural and pastoral history of outback NSW.

6 Nov 20 · 5 mins read
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Broken Hill Town Hall.

Broken Hill, New South Wales

Broken Hill, is the start and finish of a 4k km exploration of the Deserts of the outback, the history, the aboriginal communities who manage them today. Broken hill small group tour for seniors is an iconic place to commence for active couples or solo travellers seeking to learn and explore.

13 May 20 · 6 mins read
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Cobar visited, New South Wales

Cobar visited, New South Wales

Article about Cobar for mature and senior couples and solo travellers interested in exploring historic New South Wales. Including the outback Aboriginal history, the Darling river and Brewarrina fish traps. These articles support the small group tours of Outback Australia.

5 Feb 21 · 8 mins read
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Dubbo regional landscape

Dubbo, Australia

Dubbo is explored on a small group tour to Outback Queensland. located in the heart of the beautiful Macquarie Valley by the majestic Macquarie River at the intersection of the Newell, Mitchell, and Golden highways.

27 Apr 20 · 4 mins read
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Town Hall Glenn Innes

Glen Innes, NSW

Glen Innes is part of the colonial district of the New England Tablelands. An agricultural Victorian town explored as part of a small group tour for senior couples and solo travellers on an Odyssey outback touring program.

29 Mar 21 · 8 mins read
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Broken Hill Town hall

Historic Buildings of Broken Hill & Silverton

Broken Hill, Silverton, Bourke, Wilcannia White Cliffs and Lightning ridge and Wentworth places in New South Wales with colonial rather than Aboriginal history to be learn about on an escorted small group tour for mature and senior travellers.

5 Jul 21 · 10 mins read
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Historical Aboriginal Marketplaces

Historical Aboriginal Marketplaces

Article about Aboriginal history and trading routes and marketplaces in outback Australia. Supporting small group tours for senior and mature couples and solo travellers.

8 Jun 21 · 10 mins read
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Hunter Valley
8 Dec 20 · 8 mins read
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Key Aboriginal Trade Routes of Ancient Australia

Key Aboriginal Trade Routes of Ancient Australia

Learn about the ancient trading routes that pre-dates the Silk road in this article to support small group tours for mature and senior travellers, couples and solo travellers. The routes developed technology and goods trading across the continent.

11 May 21 · 9 mins read
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Pooncarie, New South Wales

Pooncarie, New South Wales

Article for mature and senior couples and solo travellers exploring New South Wales on a small group tour with like minded people. Pooncarie is close to Mungo National park and Balranald. Situated on the Darling river there is an Aboriginal river history through kinship and songlines and colonial settlement to be appreciated.

25 Mar 21 · 8 mins read
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Pro Hart and the 'Brushmen of the Bush'

Pro Hart and the 'Brushmen of the Bush'

A group of self-taught artists from Broken Hill, Pro Hart and the 'Brushmen of the Bush' took the world by storm in the 1960s and 1970s. Escorted small group tours for active seniors who are couples or solo travellers. Explore and consider a range of tours in Australia and some of the best tours in New Zealand.

14 May 20 · 5 mins read
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Tenterfield

Tenterfield, New South Wales

Tenterfield Tenterfield is a historic town in the rolling New England region home to heritage-listed buildings, elegant wineries and superb wilderness, surrounded by rugged mountains and impressive national parks. Sometimes referred to as the ‘birthplace…

28 May 21 · 8 mins read
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The 2019-20 Australian Bushfires

The 2019-20 Australian Bushfires

Escorted small group tours in the outback of Australia that explore landscape, history and culture. Indigenous Aboriginal society has used fire to manage landscapes for agricultural production and hunting according to Archaeological studies. For mature and senior travellers whether a couple or single join our tours of the outback.

19 Dec 20 · 5 mins read
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Bundelian way NSW

The Bundian Way, New South Wales

small group tours of senior couples and mature solo travellers interested in exploring and learning about the deep Aboriginal history of Australia and the outback. The Bundian way continues the stories of learning.

16 Sep 21 · 7 mins read
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The Hawkesbury River

The Hawkesbury River

Explore the history of the Hawkesbury River, with its charming historic towns, natural beauty, and rich Aboriginal heritage, all just an hour outside of Sydney. Odyssey offers small group tours for mature and senior travellers, couples, and solo travelers to Australia and New South Wales.

19 Mar 21 · 7 mins read
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Mungo National Park

The Mungo Man Debate

Article for senior couples or solo travellers curious about Aboriginal history and that of outback Australia including New South Wales. Tours supported by articles such as this one about Mungo Man.

21 Sep 21 · 9 mins read
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The Rocks, Sydney

The Rocks, Sydney

Article about Sydney's historic Rocks area. An integral part of an escorted small group tour of Sydney for mature and senior travellers seeking as a couple or solo traveller to learn more about Sydney, New South Wales and Australia deep Aboriginal and recent colonial history.

16 Jan 21 · 11 mins read
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Walgett, New South Wales

Walgett, New South Wales

As part of a collection of articles about New South Wales for seniors interested in joining small group tours, couples or singles curious about learning and exploring.

10 Apr 21 · 8 mins read
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Wentworth, New South Wales

Wentworth, New South Wales

Article for mature and senior travellers travelling on a small group tour to this historic town situated on the junction of the Murray and Darling Rivers in southwestern New South Wales. Once Australia’s busiest inland river port frequented by paddle steamers. Many historic buildings remain today from its heyday including the Old Gaol, the Courthouse, the Convent and the Customs House, defining the character of this New South Wales Town.

9 Feb 21 · 8 mins read
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Wilcannia, New South Wales

Wilcannia, New South Wales

Wilcannia was once the third largest inland port in all of Australia. During the great river boat era of the mid-19th century, the port thrived as wheat and wool was transported along the Darling River by paddle-steamer. Article explains the town history and place in Aboriginal and the colonial period for mature and senior travellers on a small group tour of New South Wales.

6 Feb 21 · 9 mins read
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Cooper Creek

Understanding the Channel Country, Australia

Unique geography and a fascinating history as a pre-historic sea, and subsequently precious land to Aboriginal people and European pastoralists is explored on a small group tour for mature and senior travellers into the Outback.

17 Nov 20 · 9 mins read
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Pilbara wildflowers WA

The Australian Outback: A Definitive Guide

Explore learn and consider what is the outback in this article. For mature and senior travelers considering joining a small group package tours into the outback to see, learn and explore about this unique place, not only the landscape but the Aboriginal approach to living. On each of the tours for couples and the single traveler you learn something different but fascinating, from Outback Queensland, the Flinders, Broken Hill and the Kimberley and the wildflowers all contribute to this question, what is the outback?

18 Jun 20 · 15 mins read
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Small group tour of Eastern and Central Australia

30 days

Mar, Jun

Small group tour of Eastern and Central Australia

Visiting New South Wales, Northern Territory

Small group tour for couples and solo travelers touring most of the Australian territory, travelling through the outback and visiting many of the famous sights as well as off the beaten track locations, giving you the opportunity the explore and meet our people in the most remote locations. Learn about the history of the people who explored the deserts, from indigenous communities to Europeans, as well as Burke and Wills, visit Bourke, Normantown, Charters Towers far north Kakadu, returning back along the Stuart Highway to Adelaide and cross country to Sydney through the Blue Mountains.

From A$19,995 AUD

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Kanku-Breakaways Conservation Park, Coober Pedy

13 days

Feb, Apr, May, Jun, Jul +3

Small group Motorcycle tours; Broken Hill and back

Visiting New South Wales, Queensland

Small group tour of New South Wales, Queensland & South Australia deserts, from Broken Hill. Learn about the history of the people who explored the deserts, from indigenous communities to Europeans, as well as Burke and Wills, visit White Cliffs, Birdsville, Marree. Explore the outback by motorbike limited to 8 riders.

From A$7,350 AUD

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Birdsville Track

65 days

Mar, Jun, Aug

Long tour of Australia for a small group

Visiting New South Wales, Northern Territory

Small group tour for senior couples and solo travellers touring Australia. Travelling through the outback and visiting many of the famous sights as well as off the beaten track locations. Learn about the history of the people who explored the deserts, from indigenous communities to Europeans, as well as Burke and Wills, visit White Cliffs, Marree and far north Kakadu and the Kimberley.

From A$38,910 AUD

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Mungo National Park

14 days

Oct, Nov, Mar, May, Jun +3

Escorted small group tour of Western New South Wales

Visiting New South Wales

Discover the the Brewarrina fish traps, Aboriginal art at Mt Grenfell and visit the opal fields of White Cliffs. This small group also visits the World Heritage Site of Mungo man and lady stopping in Mungo National Park and other significant locations such as Broken Hill.

From A$8,750 AUD

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Town Hall Glenn Innes

16 days

Nov, Mar, May, Jul, Sep +2

Escorted small group tour North East New South Wales

Visiting New South Wales

Small group tour exploring the the North East region of New South Wales for mature and senior travellers. Travel, learn and explore about New England's history, the coast, National parks and regional towns in a time capsule surrounding Mudgee.

From A$10,400 AUD

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