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Cultural tours Australia

Experience cultural immersion when travelling with Fun Over Fifty

Tours with deep cultural significance

Many of our extended tours are packed with activities such as festivals and events; visits to preserved convict settlements, museums and art galleries; heritage-listed sites, tasting local food and drinks, and connection with local Indigenous guides through language, food, customs and dance.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
11
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See the icons of the Apple Isle on this in-depth tour of Tasmania. Fly into Launceston and travel the east coast staying in St Helens and Freycinet en-route to Hobart for 4 nights to explore Port Arthur and the Huon Valley. On through New Norfolk and Queenstown to Strahan for an epic Gordon River Cruise, then discover Cradle Mountain before arriving at Smithton to unearth heritage of the Van Diemen's Land Company.

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
7
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Leave your 'Suspicious Minds' behind as we head through New England to Armidale before checking-in for 3 nights in Orange. Enjoy two full days at the 2022 'Speedway' themed Elvis Festival with Elvis memorabilia, classic cars, parades, Elvis Gospel Church Service, tribute shows, wedding vow renewals and much more. Later we take in tours at the Wellington Caves and Siding Spring Observatory as we return to Brisbane.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
13
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EARLY BIRD DEAL - Save $400 per couple or $200 Sole for MAY 2022 tours. Booked by 31st Dec 2021. Terms and conditions apply.
Australia's Top End and the Kimberley await with adventures to be had, dreamtime culture to enlighten and glorious nature to explore. Marvel at the termite mounds of Litchfield National Park, see Rock Art and cruise the Yellow Water wetlands in Kakadu, discover Katherine Gorge and the Ord River, soar above the Bungle Bungles, see the Derby Boab Tree for yourself, then finish with a camel ride on stunning Cable Beach.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
13
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EARLY BIRD DEAL - Save $300 per couple or $150 Single for June 2022 tours. Expiry 31 Dec 21. Terms and conditions apply.

This epic adventure into the heart of the Red Centre starts with 1 night in Adelaide before travelling overnight in Gold Service aboard the mighty Ghan. Enjoy 3 nights in Alice Springs visiting the West MacDonnell Ranges, then see the wonders of Uluru with 3 nights at Ayers Rock including the stunning Sounds of Silence dinner. Re-board the Ghan for another night before finishing with 2 nights in Darwin.

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
4
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Unearth natural wonders, heritage icons and local taste sensations on this remote outpost in the Bass Strait. Local guides with insider knowledge will escort you to the island's most famous landmarks including Shag Lagoon, the Shannon Wreck, Disappointment Bay, the Wickham Lighthouse and the Hybrid Power Station. We'll discover local cheeses, visit a beef farm and dine on culinary delights created by renown local chefs.

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
6
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Tamworth is the country music capital of Australia, with this unique style of music being the main focus of the town year round. Here, the information centre is guitar-shaped, the town’s entrance is marked by a 36ft guitar and country music stars are represented in a waxwork hall of fame. Get geared up for a country escape and enjoy the toe-tappin’, boot-scootin’ and two-steppin’ hype in January, when Tamworth plays host to one of the biggest and best country music festivals in the world.

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
7
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You'll encounter more of the Top End than expected with 4 nights in Darwin and included touring of the Tiwi Islands and Litchfield National Park plus visits to Mindil Beach Sunset Markets and Cullen Bay, and many amazing Darwin museums and exhibitions. In Kakadu take to the air on a scenic flight, discover Aboriginal rock art and cruise the Yellow Water wetlands to complete your Top End Encounter.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
10
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Treat yourself this Christmas with the awe-inspiring sights and tastes of Tasmania with 10 days discovering Port Arthur Penal Settlement, Tasman Arch, Derwent Valley, Eaglehawk Neck, Bruny Island and more. We cruise Carnarvon Bay around the Isle of the Dead, celebrate Christmas in Hobart with a long sumptuous lunch and spend New Years Eve in Launceston. You’ll be tempted by heritage, culture, taste sensations and glorious natural scenery whilst also visiting Cradle Mountain, Smithton and Strahan.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
19
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This really is a 100% New Zealand experience as we unearth both the north and south islands of 'the land of the long white cloud'. An in-depth tour showcasing Maori culture and heritage, undoubtedly some of the world's most stunning scenery and good kiwi hospitality. Enjoy two breathtaking rail journeys and an overnight cruise on awe-inspiring Milford Sound as we discover all there is to know about our neighbours across 'the ditch'.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
5
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Enjoy a ‘Gold Class’ Christmas celebration as we travel north from Brisbane to Maryborough then transfer to the largest sand island in the world for 4 nights in luxury at Kingfisher Bay Resort. Discover rainforests and sand dunes on a 4WD adventure, join an island ranger for a guided Butchulla tour, taste local bush tucker, and indulge in fresh local seafood at our Christmas Day long lunch in the Grand Ballroom.

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
7
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Norfolk Island beckons with its charming mix of history, culture, welcoming hospitality and relaxing atmosphere. With 7 nights at the Paradise Hotel and daily activities including a 4WD island tour, convict settlement tour, glass bottom boat cruise and bushwalk breakfast, there is plenty to keep you busy during the day. At night join a progressive dinner, enjoy 'Wonderland by Night' and even dress as a convict for a dinner and show.

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Luxury and style

At Fun Over Fifty, you get a luxury experience from start to finish. All transport, accommodation, and food must meet our high standards.

Industry leaders

At Fun Over 50, we are proud to be industry leaders with two decades' experience creating unforgettable tours for our guests.

Tours for any fitness level

Each of ours tours has fitness rating so our guests know if it's right for them. Everyone on the tour wants the same level of activity.

All inclusive tours

You don't have to worry about a thing on our tours because all transport, all activities and most meals are included.

Frequently asked questions

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To book your cultural tour, get in touch with us and we'll do the rest. We will take your details and reserve your place over the phone, as well as answering any questions you have and giving you all the information you need.

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