AAT Kings Blog

Paradise Lost & Found: Reflections On Earth Month

Dear Traveler, This year, Earth Month arrives with particular poignancy.  As The Travel Corporation celebrates its first 100 years, we also mark the fiftieth anniversary of the first Earth Day –  April 22, 1970 – which was the seed that grew into Earth Month.  Now, in 2020, Earth Month comes in the ...

Shannon Guihan, Chief TreadRight & Sustainability Officer Posted: 21 April 2020 Updated: 21 April 2020

Seven ways to travel Australia without leaving home

Whether you were all packed and ready to leave for a trip, deep in planning mode, or still deciding on your next holiday destination, we have all had to unexpectedly hit pause on our travel plans for the time being. While we can’t travel anywhere at the moment, why not turn this unique situation int...

Laura Vitucci for AAT Kings Posted: 8 April 2020 Updated: 8 April 2020

Amazing Water Activities in Australia and New Zealand

The ocean is one of life’s greatest delights, and what better place to enjoy its magic than on the two remote Pacific islands of Australia and New Zealand? Whether you’re hoping to dive into the iconic Great Barrier Reef or soak up the sun on a remote beach, they have it all. From North Queensland t...

AAT Kings Posted: 30 March 2020 Updated: 30 March 2020

5 of the World's Most Iconic Lakes

Ah, lakes - who doesn’t have sweet summer memories of swimming in and taking boat rides on their scintillating waters? If you’ve spent a lot of time with them, however, you’ll know that every lake has its own personality of sorts. Some are simply more memorable than others. This week we’ll take a lo...

AAT Kings Posted: 23 March 2020 Updated: 23 March 2020

How to Support Local Tourism after the Australian Bushfires

As an Australian tour operator with over 100 years’ experience in sharing this amazing country with our guests, partnerships with local communities and small businesses are the heart and soul of what we do. We truly live and breathe these communities and share a deep connection with their people. Af...

AAT Kings Posted: 20 March 2020 Updated: 20 March 2020

5 of the World's Best Steam Engine Train Rides

Everyone that’s seen the Harry Potter movies - and that means, let’s face it, everyone - has imagined themselves hopping aboard the Hogwarts Express and chugging off on a magical journey across the wilderness. Sadly, the kind of magic belonging to wizards and witches isn’t real. But the magic of the...

AAT Kings Posted: 17 March 2020 Updated: 17 March 2020