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APT by Goway Is Your Way to Enjoy Award-Winning Tours to New Zealand & Australia

  • New Zealand's Milford Sound

APT is an award-winning tour operator providing luxury coach tours and once-in-a-lifetime rail journeys throughout New Zealand and Australia. We’re excited to announce that starting immediately, Goway is the exclusive North American distributor of APT’s travel offerings. Welcome to APT by Goway.

For over 50 years, APT has specialized in luxury escorted vacations in New Zealand and Australia. The hallmark of APT has been the convenience and class of their travel arrangements. Tours take you to the famous landmarks of New Zealand and Australia, including the major cities and natural showstoppers like Milford Sound and Uluru/Ayers Rock. They also cater to specialized interests in wine, culture, and soft adventure. If you’re looking to explore New Zealand or Australia alongside like-minded travellers, enjoy award-winning tours, and stay in gorgeous accommodations along the way, then you’ll want to go with APT. You learn more about APT by Goway on our website.

What is APT by Goway?

coastal train in New Zealand

In North America, APT by Goway is the exclusive way to book APT’s award-winning tours. Goway has been working with APT for over 30 years, so our new partnership is a natural growth in our relationship. We’re both family-owned and run companies. We both prioritize the experience of our travellers, from that first phone call to the final landing back home. APT boasts 98% past traveller satisfaction, while we’ve got a 4.8 TrustScore with Trustpilot. 

Furthermore, we’re both at the forefront of responsible travel to New Zealand and Australia. We have strong relationships with our partners in destination and have industry-leading expertise in these parts of the world. So if you want to book an unforgettable coach tour or rail journey across New Zealand or Australia, APT is for you.

What makes APT by Goway stand out from other trips to New Zealand & Australia?

Waitomo Caves in New Zealand

New Zealand and Australia are two of the most beautiful destinations in the entire world. They are home to natural wonders, world-class cities, and some of the best cultural experiences imaginable. If you’re looking to cross an international favourite off your bucket list or experience the best of nature and culture, head south to New Zealand and Australia. Heading south with APT brings the added value of expert planning, luxury inclusions, and all-in-one travel convenience.

All vacation packages with APT are easy to book and take the hassle out of travel. Spend 20 days venturing from Christchurch to Auckland on Essence of New Zealand, stopping off at Aoraki/Mt. Cook, Dunedin, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Wellington, Napier, and Rotorua along the way. Or venture to Australia’s Northern Territory with the 7-day Red Centre Escape and connect with Indigenous Australian traditions while touring natural landmarks such as Uluru and Kata Tjuta and exploring quintessential Outback towns such as Alice Springs.

All APT packages are split between escorted coach tours and rail journeys, as well as premier escorted vacations and value-plus escorted vacations, which offer inspiring luxury travel for different budget levels. Regardless of the level of budget you choose, you’ll enjoy hand-picked accommodations, signature experiences that allow you to live in the moment, and locally-inspired dining that captures the essence of a destination. You can also enjoy Freedom of Choice options to customize your journey with cultural, culinary, active, and nature-based excursions that play to your interests, while still being a part of a small group of other travellers.

What kind of trips are available with APT by Goway?

Waterfall in Kakadu National Park, Australia

APT by Goway includes all of APT’s vacation packages to New Zealand and Australia, which offer unparalleled ways to explore the natural beauty and cultural wonder of these destinations. If you want to cruise to King George Falls in Australia’s The Kimberley or the breathtaking fjord of Milford Sound in New Zealand, sip on award-winning wines in Marlborough, or hike along winding coastlines with whales off shore, then we’ve got an APT tour with your name on it.

We feature six vacation packages to Australia and 13 to New Zealand. These trips range from the 8-day Northern Explorer or Southern Escape, which focus on key regions of New Zealand’s North or South Islands, respectively, to the epic 19-day New Zealand Rail & Cruise Discovery or the 18-day Last Frontier from Darwin to Perth in Australia.

If you want to explore Australia or New Zealand by luxury coach or train and alongside like-minded travellers in the company of expert guides, get in touch with a Goway Destination Specialist and start planning your vacation with APT by Goway.

6 Mar 2023, 7 p.m.

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