Articles on Colonial and recent history

Learn about the colonial discovery and history of settling Australia. Articles support a collection of small group tours for mature and senior couple or solo travellers exploring the outback and natural  or Aboriginal history of Australia.

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Argyle diamond mine

Argyle Diamond Mine

Western Australia has many great stories for small group educational tours to share and learn for senior couples and mature single travellers. The Argyle Diamond story in the Kimberley is one of many from pastoralists, to Kununurra, Wyndham and Purnululu or Halls Creek and the deep Aboriginal history to learn from.

16 Sep 21 · 14 mins read
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Stranded in the Kimberley, Western Australia

Stranded in the Kimberley, Western Australia

Colonial exploration was dangerous, a story of misadventure along the Kimberley coast from Wyndham hoping to reach Broome. Sets the history for Senior couples and mature solo travellers on a small group educational tour.

30 Aug 21 · 16 mins read
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory

Hermannsburg, Northern Territory

Hermannsburg, a mission station of influence on the central desert region including Uluru Kjata people. Located close to Alice Springs join small group tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers who visit the historic mission.

26 Aug 21 · 8 mins read
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Edward John Eyre

John Eyre Colonial explorer of South Australia

. Eyre explored in the 19th century the Australian bight of South Australia through to Albany as well as NSW. Eyre finished his Administrator career in Jamaica after also being in New Zealand. Articles to support small group escorted tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers of Australia

22 Aug 21 · 14 mins read
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Moonta, South Australia

Moonta, South Australia

Continued reading about South Australia and the "Copper Triangle" of Yorke Peninsula, Adelaide and British Settlement for senior couples and solo travellers on a small group tour by coach or air tour.

22 Jul 21 · 10 mins read
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France and an Australian Colony

France and an Australian Colony

Aboriginal history runs long and deep in Australia, the British and the French almost split Australia as colonials. this articles is for senior couples and solo travellers seeking to learn more.

22 Jul 21 · 13 mins read
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Kadina, South Australia

Kadina, South Australia

Article about South Australia's Kadina for senior and mature couples and solo travellers on a small group tour. Learn about Aboriginal or colonial or natural history of the place.

14 Jul 21 · 9 mins read
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19th Century South Australian Copper Triangle

Learn on a small group tour for couples and senior travellers for couples and solo travellers about the history of South Australian copper. Explore the Eyre peninsula, Lake Gardiner as well as Burra and the Flinders ranges.

6 Jul 21 · 16 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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Menzies, Western Australia

Menzies, Western Australia

Menzies, North of Kalgoorlie, close to Lake Ballard, Gwalia and other icons of historic Western Australia. Part of the historic tour of Western Australia.

5 Jul 21 · 7 mins read
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Ghost Towns of Western Australia's Eastern Goldfields

Ghost Towns of Western Australia's Eastern Goldfields

Ghost Towns of Western Australia. Eastern Goldfields Following the discovery of gold in the 1890s, thousands of prospectors flocked to Western Australia’s Eastern Goldfields region. From initial finds in 1892 at Coolgardie.

29 Jun 21 · 8 mins read
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Coolgardie, Western Australia

Coolgardie, Western Australia

Articles for mature and senior couples and solo travelers interested in learning about the Outback, Aboriginal history in Western Australia before joining a small group tour.

28 Jun 21 · 7 mins read
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Alexander Forrest & Early Development of the Kimberley Cattle Industry

Alexander Forrest & Early Development of the Kimberley Cattle Industry

Article about Alexander Forrest, a cattleman who made a difference in the Kimberley. Forms part of a small group tour for mature and senior travellers into Outback Australia for couples and solo travellers.

27 Jun 21 · 10 mins read
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Farina - rail head for Channel country

Farina, South Australia

Farina, a ghost town where stockman Stanley Kidman drove his cattle through channel country. Mature and senior travellers explore on small group tour for couples and solo travellers on the Oodnadatta and Flinders tour here and Lake Eyre, Marree and much more through to Flinders ranges.

22 Jun 21 · 8 mins read
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The Avon Valley, Western Australia

The Avon Valley, Western Australia

Article about the colonial settlement of the Avon Valley, Western Australia for mature and senior travellers interested in history when joining a small group tour as a couple or solo traveller.

19 Jun 21 · 8 mins read
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Kimberley Boab Tree

Kimberley Boab Tree

Boab trees are a wonder. Article for mature and senior travellers about this distinctive tree in Western Australia. Join a small group tour for couples and solo travellers exploring the Kimberley.

16 Jun 21 · 10 mins read
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George Grey's Kimberley Expedition

George Grey's Kimberley Expedition

Article on Western Australia about the Colonial explorer George Grey. Supports small group tours for mature couples and solo travellers of the Kimberley and places of interest such as Wyndham and its pastoral history. The Kimberley is where the first Australian arrived.

5 Jun 21 · 9 mins read
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Wyndham, Western Australia

Wyndham, Western Australia

Article on the historic Kimberley town of Wyndham. Learn about how this was the entry to this part of the Kimberley to Halls creek, and for the pastoralists in the Victorian era. Supports small group tours for mature and senior travellers couples and solo travellers.

1 Jun 21 · 7 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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Alice Springs Telegraph Station

Alice Springs Telegraph Station

Article for mature and senior couples and solo travellers interested in Australian outback colonial history in the Northern Territory when taking a small group tour. John Stuart found the route for the telegraph route to connect Australia to the world.

17 Apr 21 · 8 mins read
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Historic Railway Stations of Rockhampton, Queensland

Historic Railway Stations of Rockhampton, Queensland

Article explores the expansion the railway stations in Queensland. History explored on a small group tour for seniors for couples and solo travellers curious about the outback Australia. Enquire today to secure your places.

15 Apr 21 · 8 mins read
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