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Travelling with Odyssey

Based in Sydney, Australia, our mission is to provide world-class small group tours for the mature aged traveller.

When we started in 1983, Odyssey Traveller pioneered small group tours for the mature aged traveller. We understand the challenges of travelling and are experts at creating an unforgettable travel experiences for you.

Since 1983
1800+ Departures
40,000+ Travellers

Our Values

Comfort and safety
World-class educational and cultural tours
Sustainable and inclusive tourism

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Namibia wildlife and culture

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South American small group tour

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Myanmar, Mandalay temples burma

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Australia

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Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland

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Oberammergau Passion Play 2022 & the Habsburg cities

21 days

May

Oberammergau Passion Play 2022 & the Habsburg cities

Visiting Austria, Czech Republic

Enjoy the authentic experience of the Oberammergau passion play on this escorted tour with one of the best small group tour companies in Europe. Our destinations and itineraries provide small group journeys for like minded people. For solo travelers a minimal single supplement applies.

From $15,723 NZD

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Bungle Bungles.

18 days

Sep, Apr, May, Jun, Jul +1

Kimberley, Purnululu, Tiwi Islands and Arnhem Land

Visiting Northern Territory, Western Australia

Small group tour 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 and far north Kakadu and the Kimberley.

From $15,460 NZD

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Contempporary Germany including Oberammergau

23 days

Aug

Contemporary Germany & Oberammergau Passion Play 2022

Visiting Germany

Enjoy the authentic experience of the Oberammergau passion play on this small group escorted tour. One of the best small group tour companies Europe, the destinations and itineraries provide small group journeys for like minded people. For solo travelers a minimal single supplement applies.

From $14,429 NZD

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Small group tour of the Blue Mountains in the Spring

7 days

Oct

Small group tour of the Blue Mountains in the Spring

Visiting New South Wales

Spend a week in the Blue Mountains outside Sydney exploring the historic homes and gardens of the region over a week. For mature and senior travellers. This small group tour visits 13 very different homes and gardens during the Spring.

From $2,985 NZD

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India tour

22 days

Nov, Mar

Cultural and History Tour of India | Small Group Tour

Visiting India

Small group tour for mature and senior couples and solo travellers to India. Visiting Delhi and the red fort, Jaipur, Agra and so much more over 22 days explore the world of the Mughal.

From $10,774 NZD

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Arnhem Land

14 days

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug +3

Darwin and Kakadu small group tour

Visiting Northern Territory

Explore and learn as part of a small group tour for seniors on this package tour to Darwin and Kakadu National park, a UNESCO world heritage site. This program also visits Arnhem land. Our focus is on ecology, landscapes and history on this 14 day program in the far north of the Northern Territory.

From $12,470 NZD

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Sunset at Mt.Ngauruho, New Zealand Walking tour

14 days

Sep, Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb +1

Small group walking tour of New Zealand

Visiting

Escorted 14 day small group walking tour of New Zealand. Off the beaten track, for hiking fit like minded people curious about history, culture wine and landscapes. For mature couples and solo travellers, walk tracks from the Bay of Islands to Stewart Island.

From $9,274 NZD

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Tasmanian coastline

19 days

Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep +3

Discovering Tasmania’s Wildlife

Visiting Tasmania

Small group tour of up to 15 mature and seniors travellers visiting and learning about Tasmania's wildlife and history. Visit Maria Island, Freycinet peninsula, Cradle Mountain, Strahan, Lake St Clair and Bruny Island over 16 days.

From $10,444 NZD

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Vineyard with Davaillo castle as background, La Rioja (Spain)

24 days

May, Sep, Mar

Small Group Guided Tours of Spain and Portugal

Visiting Portugal, Spain

Our program explores the lands of Spain and Portugal, two countries bound by many centuries of history reflected in their modern cultures. Divided by history and language, contiguous neighbours Spain and Portugal were once host to gigantic empires that still bear their languages and lifestyles. A small group tour for couple and solo travellers.

From $14,177 NZD

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Sunrise reflected on Eyre Peninsula SA

15 days

Sep, Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb +5

Eyre & Yorke Peninsulas, and the Gawler Ranges

Visiting South Australia

Small group tour South Australia. Yorke, Eyre, and Gawler Ranges, discover the local history.

From $10,197 NZD

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mount of Mont Saint Michel, France

22 days

May, Sep, Apr

Anglo French Tour | Normandy, Brittany, Channel Islands tour

Visiting Channel Islands, England

Our 21 night program has daily itineraries with plenty of authentic experiences provided by passionate local guides in the key destinations in France, Channel Islands and England for this small group of like minded people. For Solo travellers minimal single supplement applies for this European tour.

From $15,460 NZD

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Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland

20 days

Sep, May, Jul

Scottish Islands and Shetland small group tours for seniors

Visiting Scotland

An escorted small group tour for couples and solo travellers of the Scottish isles including the isle of Skye draws on local guides to share their knowledge of the destinations in this unique part of Scotland. UNESCO world heritage site are visited as breathtaking scenery and authentic experiences are shared in a group of like minded people on this guided tour of remote Scotland.

From $14,898 NZD

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Bookings Made Easy

Book With Confidence

If less than 30 days before your tour starts you are unable to travel as a result of Government travel restrictions, Odyssey Traveller will assist you with a date change, provide you with a credit or process a refund for your booking less any non-recoverable costs.

See Terms and conditions for details.

Peace of Mind Travel

The safety of our travellers, tour leader, local guide and support staff has always been our top priority and with the new guidelines for public health and safety for keeping safe for destinations around the world, we’ve developed our plan to give you peace of mind when travelling with us.

See Peace of Mind Travel for details.

Latest Travel Articles

Inverness castle, Scotland

Birth of Scotland

Escorted small group tours for senior couples and mature solo travelers seeking to learn. Article about Scotland and you can learn more about the Jacobites, Orkney or Shetland islands as well Edinburgh, Aberdeen and more.

13 Aug 21 · 10 mins read
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City of Edinburgh at dusk

Edinburgh, Scotland

Article about the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh. Senior couple and mature solo travellers explore this city and Glasgow plus the Scottish isles in writing and on a small group tour with like minded people.

12 Aug 21 · 2 mins read
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travellers exploring Glasgow

Travellers exploring Glasgow's Architectural Heritage

Article about Glasgow Architectural heritage, led by the Industrial revolution, in Victorian Britain, wealth flowed to Scotland to Glasgow and Edinburgh. See and learn on a small group tour for senior couples or mature solo travelers.

11 Aug 21 · 11 mins read
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Lewis

Islands of the Outer Hebrides: The Definitive Guide for Travellers

Scotland's Outer Hebrides are discussed in this article to assist the mature solo and couple in planning to visit Scotland and the British isles on a small group tour.

8 Aug 21 · 10 mins read
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Dramatic sea cliffs St Kilda Outer Hebrides

Questions about the Outer Hebrides, Scotland for senior travellers.

Explore and learn about on a Seniors small group tour of the Orkney Islands and other Scottish islands. Learn about the pastoral, cultural and historic settlement of the islands including Skara brae.

8 Aug 21 · 2 mins read
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Hiking daypack

What to pack for holidays

For mature solo and senior travelers what to pack for holidays in a post Covid-19 environment is packed with suggestions. Article for small group tour travellers to Europe or outback Australia to assist with packing advice for general trips and walking tours.

6 Aug 21 · 7 mins read
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Challenges of Art Restoration

Challenges of Art Restoration

Articles examines some of the challenges of art restoration to be considered as a senior couple or mature solo traveler you join a small group tour of Giverny, Brunelleschi's dome in Florence, the map room in Rome or Spinalonga Crete, the challenges remain.

4 Aug 21 · 11 mins read
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Face masks for travel

Face masks for travel

For the mature solo traveller and couples joining one of our small group tours whether in Australia, New Zealand, or Europe, face masks will be part of your wardrobe as you travel. This article help you understand the differences in face masks available and how to choose one suitable for you.

31 Jul 21 · 22 mins read
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Jacobites, Scottish History small group mature travellers tour

11 places to consider visiting in Edinburgh off the beaten track

Edinburgh or Glasgow, which is better the Scots will ask the traveller. Take a small group tour for mature solo travellers and couples to think about the answer. Or visit Manchester, Bristol, Liverpool or the Scottish isles to give an answer.

28 Jul 21 · 3 mins read
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Introduction from Mark

Mark Banning Taylor

Mark Banning-Taylor

Chairman & Owner of Odyssey Traveller (est. 1983)

With older adults of any age group joining Odyssey Travellers Small Group Tours now from countries all over the world, we continue to appreciate and enjoy your positive contribution to our small group tour programs of typically between 6 to 14 people of like minded people provide the companionship that make a great tour, a memorable one . We remain committed to you participating in our programs from wherever you live and however you choose to reach us via google, social media, such as facebook or twitter or in person.

Odyssey is unique and adaptable and we have a full programme online for seniors seeking to travel of over 180 tours available for you to book with departure dates and prices through to December 2022. We also have published more than 600 articles and country profiles to read and learn about a current or future proposed destination.

Odyssey small team’s ongoing commitment to looking after you was recently tested with the Coronavirus. Our service standards and ability to be flexible and think of innovative solutions in challenging times is reflected in our mantra of “treating others how you would like to be treated yourself”. This remains core to our approach in taking care of the details for you from the time you book to the end of the journey whether as a couple or single travellers on any sightseeing trip on our seniors coach tours All that we do is focussed on the older person and the small group journeys you seek to enjoy.

For those travellers looking at our pages for the first time, we say welcome, and to our regular travellers and members of our unique loyalty program, we say thank you and welcome back.

Kind Regards

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