Our People
  • Amy snow biking Our Team

    Steppes Travel is made by the people who work here. Incredible holidays are made possible because of their vast travel experience and the great enthusiasm they bring to their work.

  • Chris Packham Our Tour Experts

    We carefully select our experts based on their knowledge, companionship and influence, ensuring that you can travel with the most knowledgeable leaders in the field.

Thala Beach Lodge, Rainbow Lorikeets, Near Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia

Australasia

Australasia – a stunningly diverse continent with everything from vast barren deserts, where kangaroo and emu bound, to remote tropical rainforests, rugged mountains, pristine beaches and fantastic cities.

Maybe it’s the wide-open spaces, healthy outdoor lifestyle, world-class cuisine and wines of New Zealand, or the warm friendly people and pleasant climate of Papua New Guinea that take your fancy? Whatever your interests, we’ll ensure that your holiday to Australia, New Zealand or Papua New Guinea is unforgettable.

Because we have explored these incredible destinations ourselves, we can recommend the sites, flavours, and activities that will allow you to experience the essence of a place at a pace that suits you. And with our highly-qualified guides, you’ll be looked after every step of the way. As your itinerary is completely tailor-made, the journey ideas given for each destination are just suggestions to give you some idea of the possibilities on offer.

Holiday Inspiration

Our experts have created and curated these tailor-made holiday ideas to get you started. Take the time to search through them and find something that is the spark for your unique adventure.

Where to stay...

Australasia is blessed with some fabulous and diverse accommodation making it a key part of any holiday. Choose from futuristic luxury lodges, remote outback homesteads, sustainable beachside glamping, tree-houses with a sea view and accommodation inspired by traditional indigenous architecture. There is something to suit all tastes and budgets.

Meet our experts

A passion for travel runs right through every one of our experts - meaning they're always ready with first-hand insight about their specialist countries.

Amy Waters

After my degree in Fine Art I didn’t really know what career I wanted or what path I would take. The only thing I knew is that having spent a summer in America it had given me the desire to explore and see as many places as possible before becoming a grown up and entering the real world.
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Clare Higginson

It was my passion for languages that first encouraged me to leave the UK behind and grab my rucksack. Since then, it’s been a mixture of intriguing cultures, jaw-dropping landscapes and the wonder of seeing animals in their natural habitat that sees me continuously extending my travel wish list. I also seek adventure; exploring the deep blue or hiking a peak often winning favour. Although it’s my time horse herding in Mongolia that I regularly want to relive.
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Deborah Brock-Doyle

My first journey for Steppes was in 1999 when I set off to explore Thailand to gather those little details that constitute Steppes Travel’s trademark knowledge. I have since been lucky enough to travel extensively in Southeast Asia, China, the Middle East and India. A few special memories include being joined at dinner by an otter in Laos, proudly being shown an illicit picture of the Dalai Lama in Tibet and diving with manta rays on Christmas day in Indonesia. I’m pretty sure I always leave a country wishing I had done more, seen more, learned more ….. but I also always hope to return …
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Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise sets us apart. So too our curiosity. A curiosity of the world and of you, and your passions. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you.

Are you ready to discover extraordinary?


Why Steppes