“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”.
Our tours are focused on entertainment. We want to make sure you have a fantastic time and get plenty of opportunities to mingle with your fellow explorers. The tours are all inclusive, so you don’t have to worry about accommodation, meals or transport – all you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the ride!
Join our Fun Over Fifty family on one of our magical Christmas tours, exploring new destinations throughout Australia. Immerse yourself in the festivities that promise to deliver all the Christmas cheer, devine food, lavish desserts and sumptuous wine you can manage, conveniently wrapped up in an all inclusive package. Sit back, relax and allow us to surround you with laughter, friends and moments that create cherished memories.
Australia has some great “hidden treasure” festivals and at Fun Over Fifty we are prepped and ready for all of the action. You can boot scoot in Tamworth, rock along with Elvis in Parkes, glam it up at Flemington for the Melbourne Cup Carnival and much more. Each year we select the very best, iconic and often out-of-the-way festivals that are sure to out a smile on your face whilst bringing a new experience into your world. From black tie cultural events to rural gatherings that offer an insight into life in regional Australia – we have our fingers on the pulse of this country’s largest and smallest festivals and events. You won’t miss a beat when it comes to Australia’s major events when you travel with Fun Over Fifty!
Our exclusive range of cruising tours offer a variety of destinations in Australia and around the globe, and are combined with land travel (either by coach or train) to give you the best of both worlds. We partner with the world’s top liners to bring you the very best in cruising experiences. Whenever and wherever we are sailing we include superior outside cabins with a view that will see you enjoying shipboard life the way it was meant to be experienced. You also always have your own Fun Over Fifty hostess onboard as a contact and often enjoy exclusive private Fun Over Fifty shore tours. So anchors away – come and sail the high seas in style with Fun Over Fifty!
We are pleased to present our current selection of tours that will take you around Australia and across the globe. Be inspired to travel by air, rail, coach or cruise to discover a world of exciting destinations and a host of exceptional experiences. Our selection of tours offers something for everyone and all, of course, include a good healthy dose of fun!
Fun Over Fifty is proud to partner with Australia’s national rail carriers. Across the breadth and width of our country we travel on Great Southern Rail’s ‘The Ghan’ and ‘Indian Pacific’. In the Sunshine State we venture on Queensland Rail’s ‘Spirit of the Outback’, ‘Spirit of Queensland’, the Tilt Train as well as the unique outback rail experiences that are ‘The Gulflander’ and ‘The Savannahlander’. Our international programs also often feature highlight rail experiences that are quintessential to the regions we are visiting. We find that travelling by rail brings some nostalgia to your touring experience – there’s nothing quite like the old world glamour of train travel. Sit back, relax, enjoy first class service and watch the world go by to the sound of the clickity clack of the rails.
To make your holiday planning as simple as possible we’ve gone the extra mile to include flights in many of our tours. Your touring experience will flow seamlessly as we take care of all of the details, getting you to your start destination at the beginning of the tour, and back home safely at the end. We also include airport transfers in the tour start and end locations so there’s no need to worry about finding your way in a new city. All you need to do is collect your suitcase and relax in holiday mode. Our tour itineraries also include some spectacular scenic flights where we take to the skies in a variety of small aircraft and helicopters for a bird’s eye view of some of the world’s most iconic natural phenomenon. Here in Australia we discover the ancient Bungle Bungles, Carnarvon Gorge and our centrepiece, Uluru. At no additional cost these breathtaking journeys will bring a sense of wonder and awe to your touring experience. You’ll be humbled by nature, and the way you look at our planet just might be forever altered.
Our ‘Gold Class’ coaches are state of the art and fitted with luxuries that are lacking in much of the industry. With luxurious leather style-ride reclining seats, generous leg room, footrests, pull down blinds, DVD player, restroom and sickbed onboard you’ll soon become accustomed to travelling in ‘Gold Class’ style.
With each year that passes we become more and more aware of the impact humanity has on planet Earth. Fun Over Fifty prides itself on working with our tourism industry partners to protect our amazing planet and preserve her natural wonders. Our goal is to make the marvel of travel available, enjoyable and educational for generations to come. Our selection of Eco Certified tours assure travellers that our tour products are backed by a strong, well managed commitment to sustainable practices and include high quality nature-based tourism experiences. Look for the Eco Certified icon and join us to experience Australia’s many natural phenomenon, and do something good for our environment by electing to be involved in our ‘Being Seen Being Green’ and ‘Green Guest Policy’ initiatives.
Fun Over Fifty has Respecting Our Culture (ROC) certification and are committed to operating in ways that respect and reinforce Indigenous cultural heritage and the living cultures of Indigenous communities. We are committed to protecting cultural authenticity and integrity, developing sound business practices, environmental protection and acknowledging Indigenous peoples spiritual connection to the land and water.
Fun Over Fifty holds Climate Action certification and is recognised as a Climate Action Leader. We have incorporated strategic climate change responses across all relevant levels of our planning and operations. We measure and audit our carbon footprint via a creditable system, and have undertaken an advanced level of adaptation, emissions reduction and offsetting. Fun Over Fifty is working towards becoming carbon neutral.
Fun Over Fifty’s Ecotourism certification assures our guests that our products are backed by a strong, well-managed commitment to sustainable practices. Our nature-based tourism experiences focus on leaving minimal impact on the environment and offering interesting ways to learn about the environment whilst using resources wisely, contributing to conserving the environment and helping local communities.
As an Advanced Ecotourism accredited tour operator, Fun Over Fifty’s innovative ecotourism products operate with minimal impact on the environment. We provide opportunities to learn about the environment and are committed to achieving best practice, whilst using resources wisely, contributing to conserving the environment and helping local communities.
Fun Over Fifty has ATAS accreditation and has met strict criteria in order to become nationally accredited. This accreditation means we are the best in the industry; credible, well trained and a professional business. We are required to conduct business in compliance with Australian Consumer Law and in accordance with ATAS Charter and Code of Conduct.