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December 2021 | Merry Christmas Wall Calendar 2022
welcome Another year has passed without seeing any of our Australian friends and guests over here in Europe and we all hope that these long lockdowns and separations will soon come to an end. We miss you and life is not the same without our Walkabout... » Read more

November 2021 | Our Right to Travel is Back! Europe 2022
welcome As we write this Travel Update, those of us in Victoria are getting excited! Regional and Melbourne residents will be able to reunite and Melbourne will finally come out of the world's longest "lockdown"! What a time we have all had especially those of us in... » Read more

June 2021 | Australia, NZ, Japan Australia 2021
welcome It's been a little while since we last sent out an update - as you will all be aware the life of a tour operator is still very unenviable as we try to navigate our way around the current interstate border closures. We can only hope that everyone takes heed of the latest... » Read more

Feb. 2021 | 2021-2022 Journeys Brochure 2021
welcome We are excited to announce that our newly designed brochure is now on our website. As previously mentioned in our Christmas newsletter, for the first time in 35 years we have decided to forego the hard copy and present our 2021/2022 journeys only virtually » Read more

Dec. 2020 | Merry Christmas! Wall Calendar 2021
welcome We cannot believe that it is almost Christmas and this crazy year of 2020… is slowly coming to an end! It has been challenging for all of us and our lives have been disrupted since the start of the Covid19 pandemic. Gabriela, Graeme and all the European guides have missed... » Read more

Aug. 2021 | Australian & NZ Travel Update Australian Tours Travel Update
welcome We do hope you are all well and keeping safe in this ever-changing world we now seem to be living in. Since we last spoke life for us here in Victoria hasn't changed that much. We had a small taste of "freedom" in June but we are back in "lockdown" again and... » Read more

May 2021 | Australian Tours Travel Update Australian Tours Travel Update
welcome We hope that you are all coping well with the social distancing phase of our new lives and that you are keeping yourselves occupied and staying positive. We have been busy planning ahead for the day when we are free from our restrictive lifestyles » Read more

April 2021 | Covid-19 Travel Update 2020 Covid-19 Update
welcome Firstly, we are sorry that it has taken us this long to touch base with you all. We've certainly been thinking of you, it feels much longer than just 2 months since the Covid-19 virus first appeared in Australia and it is unbelievable how the world has changed in this » Read more

Jan. 2021 | 2021 Wall Calendar 2020 Wall Calendar
welcome We hope you have had a wonderful year and those of you who have joined us in 2019, we thank you for your support. Encouraged by your positive feedback in the past 5 years and to help you remember all your important dates we are attaching our 2021 Wall Calendar... » Read more

Dec. 2019 | European Autumn Newsletter European Autumn Travel update
welcome Counting the days to the end of autumn, which is always such a magical time in Europe. On our autumn walks we find a fantastic range of inspiring landscapes erupting in fiery bursts of red, orange and bronze. The weather is cooler, the trails are less crowded... » Read more

Dec. 2019 | Info nights, Save the date! 2020 Walkabout Info nights
welcome Our forthcoming Information Evenings will commence early in February in Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane and in March in Canberra and Perth. They will give you an opportunity to meet Gabriela and Graeme and some of our team. Our presentation... » Register now

Nov. 2019 | 2021 Walkabout Brochure Brochure 2020
welcome We hope that many of the previous and newly created journeys will inspire you to put your walking boots on again and join us on another walking holiday! Ever since our first walks in Iceland we were intrigued by the idea to return in winter. We can't wait to take... » Read more

October 2019 | European Summer Newsletter 2019 Walkabout Update
welcome The last days of summer are a reminder that the long and beautiful sunny days are slowly coming to an end. As always, we enjoyed returning to familiar places and finding new ones along the way. Gabriela was very happy with her choice to stay three days in... » Read more

May 2019 | European Spring Newsletter 2019 Walkabout Update
welcome Apart from our Russian Christmas celebration and welcoming the New Year in St Petersburg, we completely missed out on Winter... and so did our Winter newsletter. Our 6 days in St Petersburg were much too short but gave us a wonderful introduction to the Russian... » Read more

Dec. 2018 | Save the date 2019 Walkabout Info nights
welcome Our forthcoming Information Evenings will commence early in February in Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Adelaide. They will give you an opportunity to meet Gabriela and Graeme and some of our team. A 30-minute video will show you... » Register now

Dec. 2018 | 2019 Wall Calendar 2019 Wall Calendar
welcome We hope you have had a wonderful year and those of you who have joined us in 2018, we thank you for your support. Encouraged by your positive feedback in the past 4 years and to help you remember all your important dates we are attaching our 2019 Wall Calendar... » Download

October 2018 | European Summer Newsletter 2018 Walkabout Update
welcome "Happiness is a way of travel but not a destination" could be the motto for this newsletter as travel is certainly in the frontline and no destination in sight until the end of November! We could call it a busy year with lots of news but little time to talk... » Read more

April 2018 | European Winter Newsletter 2018 Walkabout Update
welcome High above the clouds, on the long journey between Australia and Europe, seems to be the perfect place to reflect on the relaxing winter months and getting excited about the next season, which is just around the corner. This time we followed the birds... » Read more

Jan. 2018 | 2018 Wall Calendar 2018 Walkabout Wall Calendar
welcome We hope you have had a wonderful year and those of you who have joined us in 2017, we thank you for your support. Encouraged by your positive feedback in the past 3 years and to help you remember all your important dates we are attaching our 2018 Walkabout Wall Calendar »

Dec. 2017 | European Autumn Newsletter European Autumn Newsletter
welcome It's snowing in Provence! A definite sign that autumn is coming to an end and Christmas is just around the corner. I love this feeling of being cosy inside in front of a warming fireplace, reflecting on this last busy season and catching up on all the loose ends... » Read more

Dec. 2017 | Save the date Information evening
welcome Our forthcoming Information Evenings will commence early in February in Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth in March. They will give you an opportunity to meet Gabriela and Graeme and some of our team. A 30-minute video will show you... » Register now

Nov. 2017 | European Summer Newsletter European Summer Newsletter
welcome Time flies so fast that we hardly noticed the sudden change from summer to autumn. The weather has been stunning for many weeks and presented us with sunny warm days during the last walks of our European season whilst autumn set in with great galore and stunning... » Read more

Sept. 2017 | Walking Health Benefits Walking health benefits in Australia
welcome The next time you have a check-up, don't be surprised if your doctor hands you a prescription to walk. Yes, this simple activity that you've been doing since you were about a year old is now being touted as "the closest thing we have to a wonder drug". Of course, you... » Read more

August 2017 | Walking Clubs in Australia Walking Clubs in Australia
welcome To enjoy a 2-week active holidays you need to stay fit all year around, find below an exhaustive list of walking, bushwalking and hiking clubs in Australia. There are small, medium and large clubs, they include walks within state and interstate. Most clubs welcome... » Read more

July 2017 | European Spring Newsletter European Spring Newsletter
welcome We've had a very busy spring with our Walkabout Gourmet Adventures and are pleased to pass on a few thoughts and information about what has been going on. Gabriela's first tour this year started already in February when she went back to Cochin... » Read more

June 2017 | Sicily to Besanceuil Sicily to Besanceuil
welcome We hope you enjoyed reading our new 2017 brochure and we look forward to meeting up with you on tour again soon during the Information nights in next week and in February (Filling up quickly with just a few seats left, register below). For those who... » Read more

Jan. 2017 | European Winter Newsletter European Winter  Newsletter 2017
welcome We hope you enjoyed reading our new 2017 brochure and we look forward to meeting up with you on tour again soon during the Information nights in next week and in February (Filling up quickly with just a few seats left, register below). For those who... » Read more

Jan. 2017 | Save the date Information Evenings 2017
welcome Our forthcoming Information Evenings will commence early in January in Brisbane, then February in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and Hobart. They will give you an opportunity to meet Gabriela and Graeme and some of our team... » Register now

Dec. 2016 | 2017 Christmas Gift wall calendar 2014
welcome We are almost at the end of another season - we hope you have had a wonderful year and those of you who have joined us on a Walkabout Gourmet Adventure during 2017 we thank you for your support. To help you remember all your important dates... » Read more

Sept. 2016 | European Summer Newsletter European Summer Newsletter
welcomeSummer Blues are starting to set in, knowing that summer is soon coming to an end and these long, warm sunny days will be replaced by the cool, misty mornings of autumn. This year has taken us to several new destinations and Bavaria has been one of them... » Read more

April 2016 | European Spring Newsletter European Spring Newsletter
welcome 2016 is a big year for Walkabout Gourmet Adventures. We reflect on the many journeys and experiences we have had during these 30 years since we started in 1986. We are looking forward to welcome back some of our former guides and those who left... » Read more

Jan. 2016 | Save the date Information Evenings 2016
welcome Our forthcoming Information Evenings will commence early in February in Adelaide and Canberra and then Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. They will give you an opportunity to meet our team. Our presentation will include a 30-minute video showing you... » Register now

Dec. 2016 | 2016 Christmas Gift wall calendar 2014
welcome We are almost at the end of another season - we hope you have had a wonderful year and those of you who have joined us on a Walkabout Gourmet Adventure during 2016 we thank you for your support. To help you remember all your important dates... » Read more

Dec. 2015 | European Autumn Newsletter Blog Post European Autumn 2015
welcome Before Christmas arrives, we would like to give you a quick update on our final tours of our 2015 season and upcoming 2016 Brochure. Graeme's last European tour for the season was the Eastern Circuit Walk, which travelled through Czech Republic... » Read full post

Oct. 2015 | European Summer Newsletter Blog Post European Summer 2015
welcome Here today and gone tomorrow was certainly the motto of this summer and it ended as suddenly as it arrived, turning into a magnificent Indian Summer! Salam from Morocco where we are leaving on the ferry after 21 exciting days on our Moorish Trail through.... » Read full post

July 2015 | My Pyrenees Adventures Travel story Pyrenees
welcomeWatching the Tour de France kindled our desire to visit the Pyrenees and the Walkabout Gourmet Tour offered the chance to fulfill this dream. The first two days walking gave us some idea of what was to come. The weather was quite hot and I found.... » Read travel diary

June 2015 | European Spring Newsletter European Spring Newsletter
welcome Greetings from the Celtic Way, which took us through picturesque Cornwall, the Bodmin Moor and now Devon and Dartmoor. Tomorrow we travel on the overnight ferry to France where the tour will continue to Saint Malo and Mont Saint Michel. We will reach.... » Read full post

Mar. 2015 | European Winter Newsletter European Winter Newsletter
welcome The End of Winter - The days are getting longer, the sun is climbing higher and our Walkabout feet are getting itchy… time has come to start our 2015 season, go walking and exploring! There are many familiar and new places waiting for us this year!.... » Read more
Jan. 2015 | Save the date Annual State Presentation Night 2015
welcome Our forthcoming annual Information Evenings will commence in Melbourne and Sydney at the beginning of January and then Perth, Canberra, Brisbane and Aledaide in the first half of the months. An opportunity to preview, meet with us and discuss travel options... » Register now

Dec. 2014 | European Autumn Newsletter European Autumn Newsletter
welcome Our seemingly endless autumn… this year is coming to an end and winter is just around the corner - now that we have returned from all our travels we realize it will soon be time to celebrate Christmas! Gabriela has come back from an amazing insight into.... » Read more

Sept. 2014 | European Summer Newsletter European Summer Newsletter
welcome The end of summer is near and this newsletter has been long in coming. All of us at Walkabout have had a busy summer season with many wonderful walks and great group. Norway is one of the hidden gems and has to be one of the most beautiful corners this.... » Read more

May 2014 | European Spring Newsletter European Spring Newsletter 2014
welcome Merhaba from Turkey! This year our walks in the Middle East, Asia and Europe started earlier than usual and it seems we have been galloping through the Spring season already. The close ending of our second tour in Turkey is certainly a strong reminder to put pen to... » Read more

May 2014 | Food & Wine Festivals 2014 European Winter Newsletter 2014
welcome How about combining your active holidays with a Gourmet event in Australia or overseas? There are plenty of events from regional Food & Fine Wine Festivals to Gastronomy Expos! These events bring together Australian and world-renowned winemakers, chefs... » Read more

Mar. 2014 | 2015 Tour Dates Walkabout tours 2015
welcome We have just put our new 2015 dates and our new brochure is in progress. We shall let you know soon when it is ready...» View Calendar

Feb. 2014 | European Winter Newsletter European Winter Newsletter 2014
welcome Our European Winter for 2014 is due! Find out about our 2014 Information Nights in Australia, feedback about our lastest tour African Walabout in South Africa and the new ones in Jordan and Turkey. Firstly we would like to wish everyone a healthy and happy... » Read more

Jan. 2014 | Save the date Annual State Presentation Night 2014
welcome Our forthcoming Information Evenings will commence in Perth and Adelaide at the beginning of February and then Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne in the second half of the months. They will give you an opportunity to meet... » Read more

Dec. 2013 | Christmas Gift wall calendar 2014
welcome We are almost at the end of another season - we hope you have had a wonderful year and those of you who have joined us on a Walkabout Gourmet Adventure during 2013 we thank you for your support. To help you remember all your important dates... » Read more

Nov. 2013 | European Autumn Newsletter European Spring Newsletter 2013
welcome The misty November morning is a strong reminder that our Autumn Newsletter is overdue, especially where the busy 2013 season never seemed to give us enough time to keep you up-dated over summer! Our work in Europe ended in October and we will finish... » Read more

June 2013 | European Spring Newsletter European Spring Newsletter 2013
welcome Our 2013 season is underway with a number of our Walking Holidays already completed. Our first tour of the European season was Morocco where our French guide, Gilles, had a wonderful tour with a cozy group of six ladies who had all travelled with us on previous... » Read more

April 2013 | The Insiders: Upper Provence graeme clarke
welcome Article in The Australian Weekend - Travel & Indulgence: The Insiders: Upper Provence - Experience solitude and walk through magnificent beech forests in this isolated mountain range in Upper Provence. From the summit on a clear day you... » Read full article

March 2013 | African Walkabout african walkabout
welcome Due to a recent cancelation we now have 2 spaces available for our African Walkabout Tour in Southern Africa from October 15th to November 5th this year. For details and further information please contact us. » See all details

Feb. 2013 | European Winter Newsletter winter newsletter 2013
welcome Firstly we would like to wish everyone a Healthy and Happy 2013 and we hope that the year has begun well for you. Our Information Evenings will commence in February in Sydney (21st) and Melbourne (28th), followed by Canberra (13th)... » Read more

Nov. 2012 | European Autumn Newsletter European Autumn Newsletter
welcome Our 2012 European Walking Holiday season will soon be over and it will be time to give our walking boots a well earned rest for a while ! We had lots of lovely groups again this year - it's always so nice to see all those familiar faces. But of course it is always... » Read More

Aug. 2012 | Article: Eats meets west eats meet west article
welcome Walkabout Gourmet is recommended by The Australian! Culinary journeys across the globe promise a feast of unforgettable experiences by Merry Kirkwood: Australian-owned Walkabout runs 26 food-focused walking tours in Europe between April and October... » Read More

May 2012 | Norwegian Walking holiday norway walk
welcome ...due to a late cancellation we now have 4 spaces available on our summer Norwegian Walking holiday - Peer Gynt's Trail. This 14-day tour departs on July 12. Escape the crowds and heat of Southern Europe - Don't miss the opportunity to discover one... » Read More

April 2012 | European Spring Newsletter European Spring Newsletter
welcome Our 2012 Season is about to begin! Spring flowers, trees in full bloom, sunny warm days which are getting longer... encouraging signs that winter is over! Although we were not lazy and worked on some new itineraries, we are happy to take the walking... » Read More

March 2012 | 2013 Walking Tour Dates celtic way
welcome Find out about our new tours and existing tours dates for 2013 Calendar including three new tours: On the Celtic Way - From Cornwall to Brittany, Gastronomic Trail through hidden France, African Walkabout - South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe » Read More

Jan. 2012 | New Year Newsletter normandy walks
welcome Dear Walkabout Walkers and Friends, Firstly we would like to wish you all a safe, happy and healthy New Year from all of us at Walkabout Gourmet Adventures! Our Information Evenings will commence on the 21st Feby... » Read More

Dec. 2011 | Tour Guest video guest video
welcome Check out the latest trailer "Snail Trailers forge through France" posted by one of our guests when they joined the inaugural Snail Trail Walk through Gascony, Cevennes and Provence... » View More

December 2011 | Christmas in Provence christmas in provence
welcome Summer may be over in Provence but Christmas is also a special time to celebrate in a special place like Provence. Experience the charm and atmosphere of attending midnight mass on Christmas Eve or even a live nativity scene in a village church... » Read More

Dec. 2011 | Winter Newsletter journey back in time
welcome With Christmas and 2012 fast approaching it is definitely time to say hello again and update you all on what has been happening at Walkabout Gourmet Adventures lately. We have just completed our Grampians and Great Ocean Road Walking Holiday in Victoria... » Read More

Nov. 2011 | WGA now on YouTube interview walker
welcomeInterview by Carolyn Schonafinger from Holidays-To-Europe.com.au with Graeme Clarke where they talk about how Walkabout Gourmet Adventure was a pioneer in Gourmet Walking Holidays back in 1986 and how they operate their tours today... » Listen

Sept. 2011 | Rentals in Provence apartment in provence
welcomeEnjoy Autumn and Winter in Provence at special reduced Off Season Rates from as low as 27 Euros per person per day based on 4 people sharing a 2 bedroom Apt for 1 week. Take a look at our new section on our holiday apartments... » Read More

Aug. 2011 | Walking Tours Photos walking tour guest photos
welcomeLots of new photos taken by our guests in our photo gallery - Enjoy the virtual journey! » See More


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