Welcome to the Hunter Travel Group, Voted Australia’s #1 Travel Agency
in 2014, 2015 & 2016 at the AFTA National Travel Industry Awards!

We specialise in Leisure Travel, Corporate Travel, Group & Event Travel, and Cruising Travel solutions from our national network of 25 travel offices, including Cruise Travel Centre, RACT Travel, The Travel Studio, Great Events and Signature Journeys.

About Us

HTG Australia is a multi award-winning travel agency group. Established in 1999 beginning with a single store in Toronto NSW, we are currently the largest branded member of the Helloworld Travel network and one of the largest privately owned and managed travel agency groups in Australia. Our team is made up of over 140 travel professionals, with over 1000 years worth of combined travel experience within 5 specialist areas – these include corporate and leisure travel through our Helloworld Travel, RACT Travel and Travel Studio stores, cruise travel through our specialist Cruise Travel Centre agencies, and escorted group, events and sporting travel through our specialist divisions Great Events & Signature Journeys. We also play host to some of Australia’s largest expos including our annual Travel Expo and Cruise Sale Day, held in both Newcastle and Hobart. Our team is passionate about travel and creating memorable, exciting experiences for every single person who books with us – a passion which was recognised four years in a row (2014-17) as we were proud to be awarded ‘Best Retail Travel Agency’ at the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) National Travel Industry Awards.

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Leisure Travel

Life is not all about work and no play. Our dedicated team of leisure consultants across our extensive branch network are on hand to help plan your dream holiday and provide you with great travel deals.

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Corporate Travel

You deserve superior travel management solutions with exceptional savings, service, technology and a travel partner that is always finding new efficient and innovative ways to save you time / money.

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Groups & Events

Our events and group travel team are experts in the organisation and provision of all types of meetings, conferences, school, sporting and social group travel and planning.

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Cruise Travel Centre is your one stop shop for cruising holidays from Australia and around the world and our dedicated cruise site is the place to be to find great savings on your next cruise holiday.

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Each day we thought our Africa trip couldn’t get any better, but every new place was even more breathtaking than the last! We would thoroughly recommend travelling to Africa with Helga and Hunter Travel Group (Africa wouldn’t be the same with anyone else)!
Barbara Paterson & Gerard Mountain
Well after 10 of the best days in Fiji we could have imagined for, I would just like to say a big thank you for helping us arrange it and the two resorts you recommended for us were perfect. We couldn’t have wished for anything more.
Phil Betts

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Latest Deals

Experience North America from $189pp per day with Costsaver!

Experience North America from $189pp per day with Costsaver!

Are USA and Canada on your 2018 wishlist? For a limited time, you can experience North America from just $189pp per day!*
The natural beauty of Canada and the mighty landmarks of the United States await – enquire today!

Wonders of the Canadian Rockies

10 days | 4 Cities

Capturing the astounding natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies from magnificent snowcapped mountains to glistening glacial lakes this trip will leave you breathless. Marvel at the wonderful scenery offered by the National Parks and get acquainted with mountain towns and their stunning backdrops before you head from sky to sea into beautiful British Columbia. Be delighted by charming Victoria before sailing through the picturesque Gulf islands to Vancouver, one of the most naturally beautiful cities in the world. Perhaps embark on a once in a lifetime Alaskan cruise.

    View stunning mountains and waterfalls on your sightseeing tour

    Enjoy an orientation tour of this quaint, cowboy town

    Discover Peyto Lake and the Columbia Icefield before riding a giant Ice Explorer across Athabasca Glacier

    Enjoy an orientation tour of this charming town

    Admire soaring mountain peaks, majestic Victoria Glacier and the glistening waters of the lake

    See Gastown, Chinatown, Stanley Park and Prospect Point

    Embark on an introductory sightseeing tour of the city

    Iconic Breakfast at world-famous Butchart Gardens in the Blue Poppy Restaurant where light pours in through skylights and large windows face the gardens

From $1,895*

per person, twin share
land only

The Big Apple, Niagara and Washington DC

8 days | 6 Cities

From this nation’s proud capital and cradle of power to the tranquil rolling fields of Amish country, where time continues to stand still, this journey takes you over the border to witness up close and personal the powerful and majestic Niagara Falls before culminating in the bustling city that never sleeps-New York, New York-so good they named it twice.

    Learn about a simpler way of life from the Amish people with a Local Specialist

    Sightseeing with a Local Specialist to see Broadway, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, Wall Street and the 9/11 Memorial

    Iconic Breakfast at Brooklyn Diner, a classic New York diner, for a real Americana experience

    Cruise to the base of the breathtakingly beautiful and powerful Horseshoe Falls

    Snap photos of some of the most iconic buildings, monuments and memorials in D.C., including the Lincoln, World War II Memorials, the White House and the U.S. Capitol building

From $1,995*

per person, twin share
land only

Spectacular Canyons and National Parks End Rapid City

13 days | 6 Cities

This CostSaver trip takes in the mighty Grand Canyon and the mesmerizing Monument Valley before venturing deep into Yellowstone National Park: look out for wildlife then cross into the Black Hills. The crimson-coloured rocks of Bryce and Zion National Parks will take your breath away. Visit Crazy Horse Memorial and Mt Rushmore and discover this area’s important place in history.

    Stare in awe at the multi-coloured hoodoos in a spectacular natural amphiteatre

    Marvel at the world’s largest mountain carving, a memorial for all Native American tribes

    Iconic Breakfast at Charley’s Pub and Grill at the historic Hotel Weatherford-which welcomed presidents and gunslingers to a civilised oasis in the wild, dusty West

    Experience one of the great Natural Wonders of the World and UNESCO World Heritage Sites

    Explore this popular destination for mountaineering, hiking, backcountry camping and fishing

    Walk among the giant elk antler arches

    See the second largest man-made lake in the U.S.

    See the site of the Battle of the Little Bighorn

    Explore the treasures of this area sacred to the Navajo people

    Gape in awe at this massive sculpture depicting the faces of four U.S. presidents

    Discover this high-elevation capital and see the historic Temple Square

    Visit the first National Park in the country

    Have a look at some of the most scenic canyon country in the United States

From $2,695*

per person, twin share
land only

Best of the West

12 days | 7 Cities

Embark upon this western journey showcasing iconic cities and marvel at the natural wonders that make this part of the world truly unique. From Hollywood to the birthplace of California to the majestic panoramas of Yosemite National Park seen aboard your tram ride and on to the jaw dropping Grand Canyon, this trip has it all. Drive the iconic Mother Road, Route 66, be dazzled in the entertainment hub of Las Vegas and discover what makes cosmopolitan San Francisco truly incredible as your trip concludes in this beautiful “City by the Bay”.

    Visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site and Natural Wonder of the World with a Local Specialist

    Explore this entertainment-filled city with its grand hotels and shops

    See the very best Hollywood has to offer

    Explore the Gaslamp Quarter, Balboa Park and Old Town

    Get familiar with Fisherman’s Wharf, Union Square and Chinatown

    Iconic Breakfast at renowned Boudin Bakery, a San Francisco institution since 1849

    Take in breathtaking views of the valley floor

From $2,495*

per person, twin share
land only

Enquire about Costsaver USA & Canada

For more information regarding Costsaver USA & Canada tours, please complete this form and we will be in contact with you shortly.
Terms and Conditions Apply. *Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 20 Nov 17 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Airfare not included. All savings are included in the advertised price. A deposit of $200 per person per trip is required for land only guided holidays and $400 per person per trip is required for guided holidays including train or cruise within 7 days of booking. Full payment is required up to 90 days prior to departure from Australia. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and may not be combinable with other offers, please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. CostSaver and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details. Offers can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Hunter Travel Group Pty Ltd. ABN 86 089 025 696. A11468.

Tanya & Steve’s New Zealand Road Test!

Tanya & Steve Road Test New Zealand!

Thanks for tuning in to 102.9 KOFM as Tanya & Steve Road Tested New Zealand! Following the hand-picked itinerary below, Tanya & Steve gave us their verdict on some of the natural wonders and most exciting attractions NZ has to offer!


Friday 13th October – The adventure begans, as the crew boarded their Air New Zealand flight en route for NZ, where they settled in at the Scenic Hotel Bay of Islands.

Saturday 14th October – The crew hopped onboard the luxurious Grand Pacific Tours Ultimate Coach and headed for the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, the location of the treaty signing between the Maori tribes and the British – the birthplace of New Zealand. Then it was all aboard a luxury catamaran to Cape Brett and the famous Hole in the Rock for some dolphin watching after some lunch at Charlotte’s Kitchen before heading back to Russell to enjoy the waterfront with dinner at the Duke of Marlborough Hotel. 

Sunday 15th October – Early morning on Sunday the team headed for the Salt Air Helipad for a stunning scenic flight over the Bay of Islands, then it was off to the Waipoua Kauri Forest, home of some of the largest tree species in NZ. Sunday night’s accommodation was thanks to SKYCITY Auckland.

Monday 16th October – While the crew were at SKYCITY, they were literally throwing themselves at the adrenalin-pumping SkyJump/SkyWalk! Following this, the Grand Pacific Tours coach transported the crew to Tauranga to enjoy some stunning views as they kayaked through the Waimarino Glowworm Caves, before settling in to the gorgeous Trinity Wharf Hotel and enjoying the magnificent harbour views.

Tuesday 17th October – In keeping with the adrenalin-pumping adventure of Monday, the team headed for Waihi to go on the Hauwaki Trail Bike Ride for a close up view of the lush views that NZ is famous for!

Wednesday 18th October – The crew headed for Rotorua, checking into the Sudima Hotel before heading to the Polynesian Spa for a deluxe private pool experience, so everyone was nice and refreshed ready for a big afternoon at the Hobbiton Movie Set!

Thursday 19th October – After the morning broadcast, the team departed for the Skyline Gondola for some luge rides, before heading to the Agrodome for a range of activities including the sheep show & farm tour, finishing the day at the Redwoods Nightlights for a guided tour.

Friday 20th October – The adventure continued, quite literally, with a trip to Adventure Park with no rides off limits – the team tackled the Swoop, the Agrojet, the Freefall Xtreme, the Schweeb and more! Then it was back onboard the Grand Pacific Tours coach to head to Te Puia for a traditional dinner & cultural experience.

Saturday 21st October – Reluctantly, the team packed their bags and headed to the airport for their Air New Zealand flights back to Australia.

To catch up on the adventures, make sure to like @helloworldHTG on Facebook for pictures and memories from this wonderful adventure!

We would like to extend our sincere thanks to all the suppliers who have assisted in bringing this fantastic itinerary together! If you’re feeling inspired by Tanya & Steve’s adventures, make sure to ask us about the range of fantastic offers from these wonderful suppliers, or click the links underneath for more information on the first step toward your own wonderful New Zealand getaway!

Air New Zealand | Grand Pacific Tours | ANZCRO | Waitangi Treaty Grounds | Charlotte’s Kitchen | The Duke of Marlborough Hotel | Scenic Hotel – Bay of Islands | Salt Air Scenic Flights | SKYCITY Auckland | SkyWalk & SkyJump | Waimarino Glow-Worm Kayaking | Trinity Wharf Hotel | Hauraki Trail Bike Ride | Polynesian Spa | Hobbiton | Sudima Hotel | Skyline Gondola Rotorua | Agrodome | Redwoods Treewalk & Night Lights | Agroventures Adventure Park | Te Puia

Hunter Travel Group Pty Ltd. ABN 86 089 025 696. A11468.

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