No products in the cart.
Our signature touring holidays taking in some of Australia’s most breathtaking Outback & country destinations.
Experience more with our range of Australian holidays – from the stunning coast to the iconic red sands of Central Australia.
Relax in absolute comfort aboard these exclusive Luxury Experiences, capped at just 20 people on every departure.
All aboard these unbeatable deals featuring Australia’s iconic rail journeys – including the Ghan Expedition & Queensland Rail services.
Explore more of the beautiful South Australia landscapes on our range of day touring options from Adelaide.
Experience the best of both worlds by adding a cruise to your land touring holiday.
Experience more with Australia’s Best New Zealand Tour Deals, with up to $950 per person in bonus included sightseeing activities!
These include authentic Maori cultural experiences, scenic cruises on fjords & lakes and a trip aboard the TranzAlpine train – one of the world’s most scenic rail journeys.
Relax in absolute comfort aboard these exclusive New Zealand Luxury Experiences from Holiday Wonders!
Offering more time in each city & region, exclusive experiences and a small group capped at just 20 travellers on every departure. It’s the ultimate way to explore New Zealand!
Experience the best of both worlds by adding a cruise to your land touring holiday!
Travel around both islands of New Zealand aboard a luxury coach before boarding an ocean cruise in Auckland for the journey across the Tasman to Australia.
Holiday Wonders can take you to an array of exciting destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle-East & the Americas.
There’s no better way to see the world than on a Guided Touring Holiday!
Travel with a knowledgeable guide to some of the most exciting destinations including the Great Wall of China, Alaska’s Glacier Bay & Canada’s spectacular Rocky Mountains.
Relax in absolute comfort aboard these amazing Luxury Experiences from Holiday Wonders!
Travel in luxury by coach around some of the world’s most exciting destinations or hop aboard a luxurious river cruise and explore the waterways of Europe or Southeast Asia.
Discover why cruising is quickly becoming one of Australia’s most popular ways to travel!
Holiday Wonders have a range of exciting specials with some of the world’s best cruise lines!
Ask us about our range of special offers with Azamara, Carnival, Celebrity, Cunard, Holland America, NCL, P&O, Princess, Royal Caribbean, Seabourn & more.
Available for a range of destinations in Australia & New Zealand.
SAVE with 20% off your Suresave Travel Insurance policy with us!
Get a Tourist Visa for your holiday destination if one is required.
Buy now, pay later with 12 months interest-free finance through HSBC.
The Holiday Wonders Inspiration Blog is filled with great holiday ideas, destination guides and tour information. Have a browse through and see where your next holiday could take you!
Discover more about our exciting holidays and take advantage of exclusive offers at our FREE info sessions held at the Wallis Cinemas in Mitcham, SA.
The Holiday Wonders Group is one of Australia’s best travel agency groups, with a range of holidays to suit every traveller. Based in Adelaide, South Australia, Holiday Wonders has been part of the Australian travel scene since 1975. Our original Holidaymakers touring division were the instigators of the V/Line Holidays team who introduced low-cost rail coach holidays throughout Australia for solo travellers.
You can retrieve your booking online to view the status of your booking or pay the balance owing on your booking online.
Check when the balance amount of your holiday is due by viewing our list of tours & their balance due dates online.
Please select the options below to view the price from your departure city.
Flights included in your price - as required
Transfers from home included - Adelaide only
Prices departing from other Australian airports are available on request. Contact now about a price from your preferred city.
If you choose to pay a deposit only today, please note when the balance of your booking is due by clicking here.
18 days | Departs 3 Sep 2020 –
Budapest » Vienna » Durnstein » Passau » Bamberg » Rudesheim » Cologne » Amsterdam
Hosted by David Zweck, this escorted APT luxury river cruise journey will take you along 3 of Europe’s most spectacular waterways – the Rhine, Main & Danube.
— BOOK BY 28 NOV 2019 & FLY FREE to Europe! —
Please select from the options below to view the total price for your tour.
Print a summary of this product
Show / hide full Day by Day Itinerary
Depart Australia on your flight to Europe today.
We’ll meet you on arrival and take you to your ship. Start your first night in style with an illuminations cruise framed by the twinkling lights of Budapest’s famed monuments.
❱ River cruise: APT Concerto River Ship (14 nights)
Start the day with a guided tour of Budapest.
Afterwards, head to Budapest Station’s Royal Waiting Room, where you will follow in the footsteps of the Habsburg Empire. Enjoy an exclusive welcome reception before boarding the Grand Empress steam train. On board, you’ll be treated like royalty, with a game lunch served. You will see inside some ornately adorned carriages from the early 1900s. Gödöllő Palace, Elisabeth of Bavaria’s favourite residence, is your destination. You will be shown through this monument of Hungarian aristocracy and architecture.
Later, sail towards Vienna.
Take in Vienna’s Ringstrasse, plus enjoy a visit to St Stephen’s Cathedral.
Another day in this beautiful city presents new options to soak up the city. The 1,441-room Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens are a favourite. Or tick another country off your list and journey to Slovakia’s Bratislava. Otherwise, get active a ride a bike to Klosterneuburg Monastery. Tonight, at the regal City Palace in the heart of Vienna, we are putting on an exclusive cocktail party and private recital, just for you.
Perhaps roam Dürnstein’s cobblestone lanes at your leisure or take a bike tour along the river to Melk. Whether you’re on a bike or on the ship, enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Wachau Valley on the way to Melk. From here, visit the statuary-adorned Melk Abbey, otherwise a local expert is on hand to show you around town.
From Linz, head to Salzburg to visit some of the incredible sights featured in Roger and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music. Or set off on into the Czech Republic, where Český Krumlov awaits. Either way, you will re-board your ship in the German town of Passau. Alternatively, relax on board for the entire day, then explore Passau.
In Regensburg, explore its World Heritage listed city centre. Or put on your dancing shoes for a Bavarian dance class at a local beer haus. Maybe take a culinary walk and visit the Michelin-starred Storstad. Later, a student from the University of Regensburg will come aboard for a presentation.
Continue cruising on the Main-Danube Canal today. Nuremberg features a grand medieval castle, Gothic churches and poignant World War II sites, such as the Reich Party Rally Grounds. Perhaps embark on a journey through Nuremberg’s history, or keep fit with a hike through the Schwarzach Valley. You will be rewarded with freshly baked gingerbread on your return.
On arrival into Bamberg, join an exploration with a local expert to uncover everything World Heritage-listed Bamberg has to offer. Otherwise, take it easy and relax on board.
Seize the day with a walk to the 18th century palace, Würzburg Residence. Perhaps journey along Romantic Road to medieval Rothenburg. Or meet the locals with a visit to a family-owned farm, where a home-cooked morning tea is on the menu.
Relax on board as you cruise into Miltenberg. Here, you’re free to do as you please. Pick up the pace and hike through a forested area overlooking spectacular Franconian vineyards. Or, go slow and head to a local cellar for a tipple or two. You can even stay on your ship and learn a little German.
A little further up the Rhine, your ship is docked at Rüdesheim. A gondola ride over the Rhine Valley is a great way to give you a perspective of the town. If you’re up for something a little more quirky, discover Siegfried’s Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum. Otherwise, a fine selection of Rhine Valley wines eagerly await your palate at an onboard tasting. Afterwards, cruise through the scenic Rhine Gorge. Later in Andernach, go beyond the gates of Namedy Castle for an exclusive wander through the grounds, followed by a cocktail reception and a piano recital in the ballroom.
Take a discovery through Cologne’s historic city centre and sample local German beers and snacks along the way. Or set off on a bike ride to explore Cologne’s historic sights.
Perhaps slow things down and cruise the canals on a glass-top boat. Or visit Zaanse Schans – known for its windmills and specialty produce. If you’re lucky to be on one of our spring departures, the tulips of Keukenhof Gardens are ready to greet you at every turn. Otherwise, stay on board and relax and unwind. Tonight, celebrate the days that have just gone by with the captain’s farewell dinner.
Sadly, your journey comes to an end. We say goodbye, then transfer you to the airport for your flight home.
Today is spent on your flight back to Australia.
Sadly, today marks the end of your Europe adventure. Arrive back in Australia this morning on your flight.
A Prague extension is available, including a stay in Prague before you travel to Budapest to board your river cruise. Stay 3 nights at the Alcron Hotel Prague and discover the millennia-long history of the capital of the Czech Republic. Begin your guided discovery at Prague Castle, where you’ll pause to take in views of the city. Take a leisurely stroll over Charles Bridge on the way to the Old Town Square, where you’ll see the 600-year-old Astronomical Clock. You’ll also enjoy dinner is at the award-winning art deco-style La Rotonde restaurant.
The next day, enjoy a signature experience by APT. Descendants of the Czech Republic’s oldest aristocratic family welcome you to their 18th-century baroque home, Chateau Jemniště. Explore the estate and enjoy a special lunch then watch on in awe as birds of prey free-fly during a falconry display.
Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney
03 Sep 2020, 31 Aug 2020 (with Prague extension)
Piano Deck – Forward Window (Category E), Piano Deck – Midship Window (Category D), Cello Deck – Aft Panoramic Balcony (Category C), Violin Deck – Aft Panoramic Balcony (Category B+), Cello Deck – Panoramic & Outside Balcony (Category T), Violin Deck – Panoramic & Outside Balcony (Category T+), Cello Deck – Midship Panoramic & Outside Balcony (Category P), Violin Deck – Midship Panoramic & Outside Balcony (Category P+)
The following terms & conditions apply to your booking in addition to our General Booking Terms & Conditions:
Book this tour now now Enquire about this tour now
Contact me by emailContact me by phone
Australian Capital TerritoryNew South WalesNorthern TerritoryQueenslandSouth AustraliaTasmaniaVictoriaWestern AustraliaOverseas - not in Australia
Join our free Travel Club and receive the latest travel deals via email
Ancient Secrets of Kakadu
7 days | Departs Apr to Sep -
Darwin » Mary River » Kakadu » Katherine
Venture to Australia’s Top End, through the untamed wilderness of Kakadu – an ancient landscape of billabongs, gorges and hidden canyons teeming with spectacular wildlife.
Angkor to the Bay
16 days | Departs Aug to May -
Siem Reap » Angkor » Phnom Penh » Saigon » Hoi An » Hue » Hanoi » Halong Bay
Join us on a voyage of discovery, from the breathtaking majesty of the temples of Angkor, through to the spectacular natural grandeur of Halong Bay – experiencing all manner of delights en route.
Wonders of India
14 days | Departs Sep to Apr -
Delhi » Agra » Taj Mahal » Ranthambore Nat Pk » Udaipur » Pushkar » Jaipur
Discover India's diversity of colours, culture and heritage - explore the charms of Delhi, see the Taj Mahal at sunrise, search for tigers in Ranthambore and soak up the extravagance of Rajasthan on one extraordinary itinerary.
Northern Territory in Style
12 days | Departs May to Sep -
Darwin » Mary River » Kakadu » Katherine » Litchfield » Alice Springs » Kings Canyon » Uluru
Explore Kakadu’s ancient gorges in the Tropical Top End, then fly to the magical Red Centre, experiencing iconic Uluru, mystical Kata Tjuta & windswept Walpa Gorge.
Victoria’s Hidden Gems
7 days | Departs Sep to Mar -
Melbourne » Daylesford » Dunkeld » Halls Gap » Warrnambool » Lorne » Mornington Peninsula
Discover more of Victoria’s spectacular highlights, from the city of Melbourne to the eclectic spa town of Daylesford & the spectacular Great Ocean Road.
Taste of China
9 days | Departs Mar to Nov -
Beijing » Xian » Terracotta Warriors » Chengdu » Giant Pandas
Journey from the imperial treasures of Beijing through atmospheric Xian with its enigmatic legions of Terracotta Warriors then see the captivating Giant Pandas in the charming city of Chengdu.
Kerala & Southern India
17 days | Departs Oct to Mar -
Chennai » Bangalore » Mysore » Ooty » Coimbatore » Thekkady » Kerala » Kochi
This fascinating tour will entice even the most widely travelled individual. Southern India is very different from the north, providing stark contrasts between spices, food, cultures and climate.
South Africa Surprise
17 days | Departs year round -
Johannesburg » Hazyview » Swaziland » Durban » Drakensberg » Pt Elizabeth » Cape Town
An unforgettable journey in South Africa, one of the world’s most exciting countries and a vast land of unimaginable beauty & a diversity of experiences.
Wonders of China
14 days | Departs Feb to Nov -
Shanghai » Great Wall at Zhujiajiao » Guilin » Li River » Yangshuo » Xian » Beijing
Combining the contrasting urban splendour of Shanghai, Beijing and Xian with the majestic sights of the Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors and extraordinary landscapes of the Li River, this tour showcases China's glorious highlights.
Western Australia’s Wine & Wildlife
7 days | Departs Sep to May -
Perth » Margaret River » Rottnest Island » Fremantle
Discover the renowned vineyards of surfing mecca Margaret River, the endearing native quokkas on Rottnest Island and the laid-back, historic cities of Perth & Fremantle.
Username or email address *
Lost your password?