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“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions”

– Oliver Wendell Holmes

After nearly a century, APH is still a 100% family-owned company, responsible for some of the world’s most trusted travel brands.
Creating unforgettable experiences for customers is a privilege and we will continue to invest in our brands, our people and our partners to set new standards in the travel industry for many years to come.


Year Founded


Countries Visited 2019


Travellers 2019


Australian Family Owned

What We Do

Vast Reach Across The Industry

The nature of creating once-in-a-lifetime holidays means we are in a unique position to bring together many different sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. We never lose sight of the customer, putting their needs at the heart of everything we do.

The APH Ecosystem

We put 90+years of experience into every hand-crafted journey


We work with trusted providers across all sectors of the travel and hospitality industry, finding new and creative ways to delight customers.

These include;

  • Airlines,
  • Cruise lines,
  • Hotels,
  • Restaurants & Wineries, Attractions,
  • Transport Providers
  • Local Tour Operators

We own and manage an enviable suite of premium assets


This enables us to innovate and improve every aspect of a customer’s journey. If something doesn’t exist, we create it.

Our assets include;

  • Award winning fleet of 23 Riverships in Europe, Africa & Asia
  • The MS Caledonian Sky, a small 99 passenger Expedition Ship
  • A network of lodges in strategic locations in the Kimberley, Australia
  • A 22 strong fleet of custom-built vehicles in Australia

We sell via a global network of travel agents as well as manage direct


Our professional customer service teams manage multiple channels to support customers.

  • An extensive global database of well-travelled customers
  • Call centres in AU, NZ, UK and Canada
  • 7 branded booking platforms

Our experienced on-road crew anticipate every customer need from start to finish


We have some of the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the industry thanks, in large part, to our on-road crew of travel experts who anticipate and respond to customer needs in real-time.

Our operational presence includes;

  • On-road crew in 68 countries
  • Offices in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Canada and Vietnam
> 18 March, 2024

APT congratulates long-term partner AmaWaterways on new investor, L Catterton.

APT and AmaWaterways have shared a highly successful partnership in river cruising for the last 20 years. Today, L Catterton, a leading global consumer-focused investment firm, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a significant stake in AmaWaterways (the “Company”), a global, award-winning luxury river cruise line, from a consortium of … (more)

> 29 January, 2024

A new dawn sets for APT Europe River Cruising in 2025

In 2025, Australia’s most outstanding global tour operator will raise the standard of luxury travel to new heights with the launch of two brand-new, ultra-luxury river ships, the APT Solara and APT Ostara. Launching in 2025, these elegant and modern vessels will cruise the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers. With the plans conceived in Melbourne … (more)

> 28 January, 2024

APT Travel Group leaders featured in The Australian Financial Review's Summer Edition

Robert McGeary and Lou Tandy, the dedicated owners of APT Travel Group, were featured on the front cover of The Australian Financial Review’s summer edition, offering insights into some of the exciting plans ahead for the business. In the feature story, Rob and Lou share the journey of building the ATG brand into a global … (more)