Cradle Mountain & the Walls of Jerusalem

My 16 year old son and I have just finished the Cradle Mountains & Walls of Jerusalem walk and, while driving home, we were reflecting on why it was so rewarding and so much fun.

We expected spectacular scenery and plant life, and they were spectacular. We expected challenging terrain and weather, and they were challenging. We didn't expect such exceptional guides and that is why I am writing to you.

Tim is obviously a very experienced, capable and knowlegeable guide and I probably can't tell you anything you don't already know about him. He is a thorough professional. We always felt safe but challenged. I was impressed with his efforts in finding us interesting things to see and do in the Walls when the weather didn't allow us to visit the usual places. I also thought he handled the stop-over in Mole Creek due to flooding with a good combination of leadership and humour and it turned out to be a trip highlight!

So, the thing is, the environment we visited was every bit as spectacular, challenging and rewar ding as we had hoped for. What made this holiday exceptional was your wonderful guides.My son and I have thanked them, but we wanted to let you know as well.

Wayne and Simon C. | Mosman, Australia
 
 

The Danube by Bike & Boat

Europe's second longest river, the Danube, courses through ten nations en route to the Black Sea. This itinerary follows its journey through three European countries and some of the most romantic European landscapes. From the cobblestone streets of charming Passau head out into Austria, winding your way past enchanting monasteries and majestic castles. By boat cruise the Danube through Upper Austria and Slovakia to reach the vibrant city of Bratislava and the romantic Austrian capital of Vienna, one of the most magical cities in Europe. Heading west, the pace slows down, with a memorable cycle across the Wachau Valley past rolling vineyards, hill top castles, meadows and forests to encounter atmospheric landscapes and sites of arresting history. Enjoy the atmosphere of life on board with like minded active travellers, sampling local culinary delights and relaxing atop the sundeck with splendid views of the changing scenery.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Passau
DAY 2 Cycle to Grein via Mitterkirchen and Mauthausen (35km)
DAY 3 Cycle from Devin to Bratislava with optional city tour (18-43km)
DAY 4 At leisure in Vienna
DAY 5 Cycle through the Wachau Valley wine area from Krems to Melk (37km)
DAY 6 Visit Melk then cycle to Grein (50km)
DAY 7 Cycle via the Danube Loop to Engelhartszell (28-43km)
DAY 8 Arrive Passau, trip concludes

traveller reviews

What an amazing way to experience the beauty of the Danube. Spend the day cycling along well defined bike paths, and the nights cruising the Danube served by a marvellous crew. It is the best.

D. Foster. Smithfield, QLD. Australia

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Trip Code: DBS
Trip Grading: Introductory to Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Cycling Cruising Family Adventures
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Next Trip:  01 October 2016
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H high season surcharge £150
M mid season surcharge £90

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