Tour Finder™ – Book tours online and cure that wanderlust

Go on an unforgettable journey with these experienced, in-the-know tour operators.

A well-organised professional tour can make all the difference to your trip. Local guides and well-travelled operators have insider expertise. They also take the hassle out of booking transport and accommodation and having to navigate your way around a new place without a translator.

Leave it to the experts and spend your time making memories. Here’s our pick of the best places online to book travel and holiday tours.

Search for a deal by company or destination, or browse our favourites below:


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Contiki

Go abroad with the original youth tour company for 18 to 35 year olds who like to let their hair down.

  • Last minute deals available
  • Tours are budget focused and offer a range of tour options ranging from camping to comfortable hotels
  • Lots of free time to explore independently

Book a tour now with Contiki


Intrepid

Intrepid Travel is a globally operating, adventure-focused tour company for small groups. It offers a range of tour styles, from budget expeditions with accommodation at homestays and small inns to more comfortable journeys to hotels and local resorts.

  • Environmentally aware, Intrepid Travel has been certified ‘carbon neutral’ since 2010
  • All tours are designed for small groups to give everyone a more intimate experience
  • Local guides and seasoned travel experts lead each group

Book a tour Intrepid Travel tour with TourRadar


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G Adventures

With more than 20 years experience, G Adventures has grown into a leading global tour company.

  • A range of different travel styles and accommodation preferences are catered for, from ‘adventure’ to ‘comfort’
  • G Adventures offers specialised youth tours, for 18–35 year olds
  • Guaranteed departures

Book a tour now with G Adventures


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Adventure Tours

Go bush and experience the Australian wilderness in a whole new way. Adventure Tours takes travellers into more remote locations and offers them the chance to sleep in swag under the stars. Less adventurous travellers can opt for more upscale accommodations like glamping.

  • Over 20 years experience guiding tours in the outback
  • Educational and informative tours – learn about Indigenous culture and native flora and fauna
  • Sustainable travel is paramount – Adventure Tours is a Climate Action certified tourism business

Book a tour now with Adventure Tours


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Peregrine

Go beyond the major highlights with Peregrine’s global tours by day, then unwind with all your necessary creature comforts by night. A big higher end than some of the other tour operators mentioned here, Peregrine travellers won’t exactly be roughing it at the mid-range accommodation offered on tour.

  • Local leaders and guides give a deeper insight into each destination
  • 37 years experience in small group global tours
  • Peregrine supports local communities by choosing locally operated accommodation, transport and businesses

Book a Peregrine tour with TourRadar now


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Geckos Adventures

Travel with like-minded souls on Geckos’ fun global tours for 18 to 35 year olds. Designed for the more budgeted traveller, Geckos trips usually include ‘cheap and cheerful’ accommodation to give you a true taste of the destination and use local guides who know the best markets, restaurants and nightlife.

  • Last minute deals are available
  • All-age trips are available
  • Geckos employs local leaders and guides to delve deeper into each destination

Book a tour now with Geckos


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Viator

Read traveller’s reviews and choose from thousands of attractions and multi-day tours with Viator.

  • 24/7 live customer support
  • VIP access into attractions and activities. Skip the lines!
  • Read verified reviews from travellers who have been there for an up-to-date and honest opinion

Book a tour now with Viator


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City Discovery

Unlock secret haunts and open closed doors in cities and towns all over the world.

  • Instant booking confirmation
  • Reschedule anytime
  • 24/7 live customer support

Book a tour now with City Discovery


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STA Travel

Choose your own travel style, budget and tour length with flexible, worldwide tours. STA

  • 24/7 customer support from anywhere in the world
  • Price match guarantee: If you find the same tour cheaper, STA will match it
  • Offers a range of different tour companies that cater to your preferred style of travel

Book a tour now with STA Travel


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Smart Destinations

Skip the queues and save dollars when discovering North America’s exciting cities.

  • Unactivated cards are 100% refundable – no questions asked
  • Save money off the ticket price for a range of attractions and activities
  • Build your own itinerary or buy a pre-designed travel card

Book a tour now with Smart Destinations


What age groups do these tour companies cater to?

CompanyAge Groups
IntrepidAll age groups are welcome.
G AdventuresAll age groups are catered for. Some tour styles may be more suitable for young kids, young adults or 60+ travellers.
Adventure ToursAll age groups are welcome on most tours. Adventure Tours also offers specialised 18–35 year old tours.
PeregrineAll age groups are welcome.
Geckos Adventures18–35 year olds are the focus, but Geckos also does all-aged tours. Just look for the ‘all-ages’ sticker.
ContikiContiki only provides youth tours for 18–35 year olds.
ViatorTours vary and cater for all ages.
City DiscoveryAll ages (including families) are welcome.
STA TravelTours vary and may cater for all ages, or focus on 18-35 year olds.
Smart DestinationsAll ages are welcome.


Do these tours include all meals and activities?

CompanyAge Groups
IntrepidMost meals and activities are included, with optional extras.
G AdventuresMost meals and activities are included, with optional extras.
Adventure ToursMeals and activities are all included.
PeregrineMost meals and activities are included.
Geckos AdventuresSome meals and activities are included, with optional extras.
ContikiSome meals and activities are included, with optional extras.
ViatorTours vary greatly. Some will provide meals, others will not.
City DiscoveryMeals and attractions might be included.
STA TravelTours vary greatly. Some will provide meals, others will not.
Smart DestinationsOnly attractions are included.

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