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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.

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Since 1983
1800+ Departures
40,000+ Travellers

Our Values

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

Our Guaranteed tours

See. Feel. Learn.

25 Total Tours
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England’s villages small group history tours for mature travellers

19 days

Jun, Sep, Oct

England’s villages small group history tours for mature travellers

Visiting England

Guided tour of the villages of England. The tour leader manages local guides to share their knowledge to give an authentic experience across England. This trip includes the UNESCO World heritage site of Avebury as well as villages in Cornwall, Devon, Dartmoor the border of Wales and the Cotswolds.

From $10,498 USD

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Iceland church in Vik

17 days

May, Sep

Iceland cultural and wilderness small group tour

Visiting Iceland

Our escorted tour gives guests an insight into the history of this Icelandic nation. Travelling as a small group, our daily itineraries explore the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon and others, national parks and majestic waterfalls as we learn about Iceland’s natural heritage and its Viking past from experienced local guides. There is a single supplement for solo travellers.

From $12,096 USD

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival small group for Mature travellers

9 days

Aug

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Small Group Tour

Visiting Scotland

One of the few European tour companies to have in Scotland an escorted small group tour of Edinburgh during the fringe festival. As well attending performances, this trip includes time to experience, the old town, new town and the royal mile, a UNESCO world heritage site plus Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse.

From $4,235 USD

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Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland

20 days

May, Jul, Sep

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 $10,284 USD

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Island of Sicily

25 days

Sep, Apr

Mediterranean Islands Small Group Tour | Malta, Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica

Visiting Corsica, Italy

For centuries Malta, Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica held the key to the Mediterranean. Unlike other European tour companies, Odyssey provides a tour leader and local guides to share detailed itineraries about the destinations on these small group journeys. This escorted tour of western Mediterranean explores the geography, history, culture and peoples of these 4 islands. Small group tour for mature couples and solo travellers. A reasonable single supplement is charged.

From $13,345 USD

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Island of Sicily

13 days

Mar, Sep, Apr, Oct

Malta & Sicily - Mediterranean Islands small group tour

Visiting Italy, Malta

For centuries Malta & Sicily, held the key to the Mediterranean. Unlike other European tour companies, Odyssey provides a tour leader and local guides to share detailed itineraries about the destinations on these small group journeys. For mature couples and solo travellers. A reasonable single supplement is charged.

From $6,221 USD

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Sunset at Mt.Ngauruho, New Zealand Walking tour

14 days

Mar, Sep, Oct, Nov, Jan +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.

From $7,825 USD

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Ancient Turkey

22 days

Apr, May, Oct, Aug

Ancient Turkey escorted small group history tour

Visiting Turkey

As a travel company we seek to keep guests off the beaten path. Trips that are remembered for authentic experiences. Our small group journeys in Turkey are fully escorted by an experienced local guide and an Odyssey guide to give this type of experience whether at one of the many UNESCO World heritage sites explored or local bazaars. It is always about the adventure and memories that we will create.

From $10,672 USD

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mount of Mont Saint Michel, France

22 days

Apr, May, Sep

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 $11,993 USD

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Field of Rosy Everlasting wildflowers growing in Western Australia.

15 days

Aug, Sep

Wildflowers tour of Western Australia

Visiting Western Australia

Escorted small group tour for senior and mature travellers as a couple of solo traveller. Upto 12 people of WA's Wildflower regions including Esperance and the Fitzgerald river National park. Local guides and program leader share knowledge about this fascinating region whilst in bloom.

From $7,747 USD

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Katskhi pillar. Georgian landmarks. Man's monastery near the village of Katskhi. The orthodox church and the abbot cell on a rocky cliff. Imereti, Georgia. Georgian Meteora

22 days

May, Oct

Small Group Tour to the Caucasus | Armenia Azerbaijan Georgia

Visiting Armenia, Azerbaijan

This small group program is designed to give people an opportunity to explore Tbilisi, Baku, Yerevan as well as important monuments, historical and religious sites, diverse landscapes and ancient architecture by visiting the Caucasus Mountains and the lowlands of Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan. Led by local English speaking guides, there will be the opportunity to meet local people.

From $7,658 USD

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13 days

Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Jan +1

Small group tour of New Zealand's North Island

Visiting

Escorted 13 day small group tour of the East coast of New Zealand’s North island. Off the beaten track, for like minded people curious about history, culture, wine and landscapes. Your tour director and local guides share their knowledge with you the traveller on this New Zealand tour for senior travellers.

From $7,438 USD

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Bookings Made Easy

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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.

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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.

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Latest Travel Articles

History of English Wool

History of English Wool

English wool generated a lot of wealth for the merchants. Traded from Bruges to Venice, a product taxed by Kings and in demand across Europe. Click through to read more.n An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

15 Dec 22 · 9 mins read
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York Minster, England

York Minster, England

Article explores the history of York and the minster as part of a series about the Cathedrals of England. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

29 Nov 22 · 8 mins read
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London Coffee Houses

The coffee house of London, home for merchants, politicians, gossip. This article explores Georgian London history. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

29 Nov 22 · 9 mins read
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Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House, Australia

An icon for Sydney, New South Wales and Australia, designed by a young Danish Architect in the 1950's This is a summary of the inspiration for the design. Odyssey Traveller is an Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

25 Oct 22 · 11 mins read
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Tips for Packing Light

Tips for Packing Light

Weight limits imposed by airlines and travel companies and a desire to collect some souvenirs serves the need to understand how to pack light, we hope this article assists you whether taking a tour to New Zealand, Europe or Britain. Odyssey Traveller is a Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

10 Oct 22 · 10 mins read
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Winchester Cathedral, England

Winchester Cathedral, England

Britain has an extensive network of Cathedrals, this collection of articles explores the history of some to the most popular churches to visit and explore. This piece focuses on Winchester. Odyssey is an Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

10 Oct 22 · 7 mins read
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History of English Cathedrals

History of English Cathedrals

Britain has an extensive network of Cathedrals, this collection of articles explores the history of some of the most popular churches to visit and explore. Odyssey is an Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

10 Oct 22 · 13 mins read
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Durham Cathedral, England

Durham Cathedral, England

Britain has an extensive network of Cathedrals, this collection of articles explores the history of some to the most popular churches to visit and explore. Odyssey is an Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

10 Oct 22 · 8 mins read
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England's Cathedrals

England's Cathedrals

Article about the Cathedrals of England, the design, place and history and their settings for travellers curious about places such as York, Salisbury, Winchester, Ely, Chester, Canterbury or London where the church was a beacon linking the pilgrims paths as well through to Europe. This article links to understanding Britain's churches. An Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.

16 Sep 22 · 20 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.

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