Quadrant Australia is a specialist tour operator and travel agent. We are member of the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC), Agricultural Tour Operators International (ATOI), Australian Travel Agents Cooperative (ATAC) and AFTA (Australian Federation of Travel Agents).

Looking for a farm tour or special interest group tour to a particular destination? Check our schedule of upcoming agricultural tours to destinations around the world below or use the form below to refine your search .

Beef Australia 2018 Pre & Post Tours & Accommodation

2 May 2018 (Pre-Tour) & 12 May 2018 (Post Tour)
4 days (Pre-Tour) & 5 days (Post-tour)
Tour for interstate and international cattle producers to gain an understanding of the Queensland cattle industry and to meet with likeminded cattle producers – whilst also attending the triennial Beef Expo – that is gaining a worldwide reputation for Innovation, Collaboration, Inspiration, and Celebration!

Beef Australia 2018 Latin Tour

May 2018
9 days
GIRA PARA GANADEROS DE LATINOAMERICANO ¡ BEEF AUSTRALIA 2018 Gira técnica para ganaderos con comentario multilingüe (en castellano y también en portugués básico). Diseñado especialmente para ganaderos latinoamericanos para entender el sector carne vacuno de Australia. Encuentros con sus contrapartes australianos. Assistir al Expo Ganadera Tri-anual, Beef 2018, que está ganando una reputación mundial para innovación, colaboración, inspiración y celebración!

Best of China Agriculture

May 2018
19 days
Explore China to see some of the major agricultural developments across this vast country and marvel at the extraordinary feats of engineering and ingenuity that have defined this ancient culture. Visit many of the cultural highlights including the Terracotta Warriors and Horses at Xian and The Great Wall of China. There’s also a great opportunity to extend this tour and enjoy a luxury tour to Guilin and the Yangtze, including a luxury five star Yangtze River Cruise, the massive Three Gorges Dams Project and a visit to China’s giant pandas at Chongquing Zoo.

Best of South Africa

May 2018
17 days
Meet with local farmers and enjoy their generous hospitality on this fantastic tour which showcases the best of South African agriculture and wildlife, including maize fields in the Free State and a day at NAMPO – one of the world’s largest agricultural field days. See some of South Africa’s best livestock and horticulture, including the winelands of the Western Cape. Enjoy fantastic game viewing at Madikwe Game Reserve on the Botswana border and see some stunning scenery, including the world famous Garden Route and Cape Town. A great introduction to South Africa.

Farmers Tour to the Balkan Peninsula

May 2018
28 days
This tour through the little-known region of the Balkans is one not to be missed and offers a superb opportunity to ‘get off the tourist trail’! Visiting Croatia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Montenegro and Slovenia, the tour offers a comprehensive program of farm visits, including sheep, beef, dairy, cropping, honey, rose oil and wine. As well as stunning historic and cultural sites, the tour also offers an opportunity to taste regional produce, view breathtaking landscapes, visit ancient and beautiful cities and experience amazing hospitality. There is just so much of interest on this excellent value tour.

Farmers Tour to Spain & Portugal

May 2018
23 days
Olé, Olé – escape to the Mediterranean and beyond! Discover the colour and charm of Spain with its vibrant culture, warm climate, delicious food, art and architecture. Visit Portugal with its golden beaches, white-washed villages and clifftop castles. Take in the highlights of Lisbon, Barcelona, Seville, Córdoba, Madrid and the Alhambra palace in Granada. Explore some of the historic production areas involved with olive oil, wine and sherry and dine out on delicious Spanish and Portuguese cuisine – it’s sure to be a feast for the senses!

Farmers Tour to Japan

May 2018
16 days
Japan is a country of spectacular natural beauty with gentle rural landscapes contrasting with modern, vibrant cities. The agriculture is steeped in tradition, however in many instances has adapted to modern production and management techniques. Visit many of the country’s famous historic cities and soak up the centuries-old traditions for which Japan is famous. Experience a night in a Japanese ryokan with onsen (inn/hotel with natural hot spring baths) and enjoy the thrill of travelling between cities via Shinkansen – Japan’s famous bullet trains.

Farmers Tour to England and Scotland

Jun 2018
23 days
Join us on a tour of the UK & Ireland for the Best of British! A fascinating tour showcasing the best of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland through a wide range of interesting farm and garden visits, historic sites, attractions and the famous cities of London, Edinburgh and Dublin.

Queensland Winter Escape

Jun 2018
15 days
When the southern states are in the middle of winter this tour offers a great chance to escape the cold and explore the western towns and historic regions of Queensland. Visit large-scale cattle properties and a diverse range of agricultural enterprises, as well as horticultural properties on the Atherton Tablelands, in Far North Queensland. See how Queensland’s primary industries operate and visit renowned natural attractions such as spectacular Carnarvon Gorge. Lastly, relax in the northern tropical city of Cairns and have the option to visit either the Great Barrier Reef or Daintree Rainforest.

USA Beef Cattle Tour & Calgary

Jun 2018
20 days
Come to grips with the USA’s massive beef cattle industry while travelling through the heart of the American Wild West with our Tour Escort Helen Watson. Learn first-hand about the many aspects of beef production on this exciting and educational tour. From Colorado travel north through ‘Cowboy Country’ visiting cattle producers and spectacular sites in Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming and Montana. Then head north into Canada to Calgary in time for the spectacular Calgary Stampede!

Farmers Tour to Scandinavia

Jul 2018
20 days
Scandinavia is surprising and offers exceptional diversity and stunning natural landscapes. Explore Norway, Denmark and Sweden during the northern summer and discover why Scandinavia offers some of the world’s highest living standards. See livestock, cropping, dairy and forestry; view scenic coastlines and countryside, idyllic islands, fjords and forested mountains. Visit the vibrant cities of Bergen, Oslo, Copenhagen and Stockholm to see stunning architecture and sophisticated design, and immerse yourself in Scandinavia’s fascinating Viking and shipping heritage. This tour includes an optional extension to Finland.

Canadian Farming Tour & Calgary

Jul 2018
19 days
Join us on our annual tour to Canada to see a variety of farming enterprises – dairy, sheep, beef, cropping and more in Quebec, Ontario and Alberta. Then it’s on to Calgary for the spectacular Stampede; one of the world’s most popular outdoor events. Experience the thrills and spills of the Chuckwagon races, rodeo and many other agricultural events. After Calgary, there’s an option to tour across the Rockies and enjoy the glorious scenery of Banff and Lake Louise and finally there’s a further option to take a cruise to Alaska.

Top End & Kimberley Cattle Tour

Jul 2018
21 days
The Australian outback continues to fascinate people with its vast, vibrant and extreme landscapes, rich ecosystems and biodiversity. As well there are traditional cattle stations larger than most people can comprehend, and culture and lifestyles rich in history. This tour provides the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the early drovers and explorers and stay on some of Australia’s famous cattle stations. In addition, explore the Top End’s cultural and natural wonders, including the World Heritage sites of Kakadu and Katherine Gorge. Experience Australia’s ancient landscapes and become immersed in traditional culture on this fascinating tour.

Calgary Stampede & Western Canada

Jul 2018
16 days
Experience the excitement of the Calgary Stampede with all the thrills and spills of its rodeo, Chuckwagon races and agricultural events. Cheer along the winner of the ‘Young Auctioneers’ competition who will be representing Australia at the International Auctioneers’ Competition during the Stampede. After Calgary, the tour combines quality livestock visits in rural Southern Alberta with the glorious scenery of Banff and Lake Louise in the Canadian Rockies, and finishes up in Vancouver.

Paddock to Plate UK & Ireland

Jul 2018
28 days
Travelling with photographer Fiona Lake, this fabulous tour of Ireland, Wales, England and Scotland includes unparalleled opportunities for tour participants to talk with a vast variety of local producers involved in agriculture and food production. The tour will be visiting some very special farmers, attending events and dining with well-known journalists and heads of rural organisations. An ideal tour for anyone who hasn’t visited the British Isles before or those who’d like to return to meet rural locals and enjoy good regional produce.

Iceland & Greenland – Volcanos, Icebergs, Waterfalls

Jul 2018
12 days
New for 2018 is the Nordic nation of Iceland – a country of volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and lava fields. But it’s not just rugged and dramatic landscapes, it’s also about the creativity and resilience of the Icelandic people who can trace their ancestry back to Norsemen from Scandinavia and Celts from the British Isles. Visit all the major natural sights in Iceland then travel to the Danish territory of Greenland for four days to experience the natural beauty of its valleys, mountains, crystal clear water and its icebergs! A real adventure!

Farming & Wildlife to South Africa

Aug 2018
15 days
Come and discover beautiful South Africa where the warmth and hospitality of local farmers is exceptional. Enjoy spectacular scenery and the vibrant colours of southern Africa as you visit a range of livestock enterprises to compare farming methods with how we farm in Australia. Travel to the beautiful town of Stellenbosch and visit Cape Town and the Cape of Good Hope. See fabulous wildlife as you venture through Kruger National Park and other private game reserves in open 4×4 jeeps, guided by experienced rangers and trackers – in search of the ‘Big Five’! Extend your visit to the Chobe Games Reserve and Victoria Falls.

Farmers Tour to Italy

Aug 2018
17 days
Indulge the senses and savour the fresh regional produce, culinary delights and cultural highlights of Italy. Marvel at the architecture and historic sites in Italy’s best loved cities and get off the beaten tourist trail to explore little known but stunning UNESCO World Heritage sites. Soak up the sunshine of the Amalfi Coast and journey through the countryside of southern Italy to meet with farmers and gain an appreciation of the country’s diverse agriculture. With an optional Mediterranean Cruise extension this tour takes in many of the Med’s best loved sights and rich cultural heritage. A tour with something for everyone – it’s an absolute ‘must’!

Queensland Savannah & Gulf

Aug 2018
15 days
Quadrant Australia is proud to offer a short and dynamic fact finding tour across the vast savannah plains of far north Queensland. Starting in Townsville and concluding in Mt Isa this 11 day tour provides a comprehensive overview of the untold potential that could help Australia become the food bowl of Asia during the forthcoming century. As well as a range of visits that include some of the best cattle and cropping operations in the north, there is also free time at Karumba – on the Gulf of Carpentaria, and at Lawn Hill Gorge – one of Queensland’s outback treasures.

USA Southern States Beef & Agriculture

Sep 2018
18 days
Take a nostalgic journey through Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana and immerse yourself in the fascinating heritage and culture of the Southern States of the USA. Visit the famous Dallas/Fort Worth Stockyards, as well as a diverse range of agricultural enterprises. Meet industry leaders and visit large scale beef and cattle ranches. See the ‘Real Texas’ of Amarillo, and spend time in San Antonio, home of ‘The Alamo’.

Vietnam and Cambodia – Farming and Culture

Oct 2018
16 days
Visit the neighbouring countries of Vietnam and Cambodia and experience their vibrant cultures and learn about their history. Meet happy, smiling people and enjoy varied cuisine. Contrast everyday life in tranquil villages with the bustling cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. Visit small-scale farms growing tropical fruits, sugar cane, rice, sweet potatoes, corn and vegetables and learn about the cooperatives that are the basis of agriculture in Vietnam. In Cambodia visit the ‘Killing Fields’ near Phnom Penh. In Siem Reap visit the awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor Wat and marvel at the ingenuity and resilience of the local Khmer people.

Best of South Australia & Kangaroo Island

Oct 2018
13 days
This remarkable tour will take you from Adelaide to the Flinders Ranges and back to the Clare and Barossa Valleys, then onto Kangaroo Island via the Murray Region and Fleurieu Peninsula. During the journey you will visit a wide variety of agricultural enterprises that showcase how innovation has enabled farmers in the driest state on the driest continent to survive and prosper. There's time to explore the Flinders Ranges, stay overnight at Bungaree Station, one of Australia's iconic Merino sheep studs, and enjoy the superb food and wine of the Barossa and Clare regions. The tour will be crowned by three nights on Kangaroo Island, where boutique farming enterprise co-exists with pristine wilderness, natural beauty and amazing wildlife.

South American Beef & Agriculture

Oct 2018
21 days
South America is a continent of surprises with spectacular scenery, vibrant cultures and cosmopolitan cities; but it’s the agriculture that is so different to Australia that will amaze you. If you are interested in beef production and general agriculture and have always wanted to travel to South America, then join Ross Keane on a tour to Chile, Argentina and Brazil to see first-hand some of the world’s fastest moving beef economies. At the same time you can soak up the culture and scenic highlights of these three fascinating countries. Optional extension available the see the amazing Inca ruins of Macchu Picchu.

Best of Tasmania

Oct 2018
10 days
Tasmania is right at the top of many people’s “bucket list”, so once again we are offering this fabulous tour which not only includes some of the island’s spectacular natural sights, but also includes visits which highlight the clean and green farming practices that have made Tasmania the envy of the farming world. This is a wonderful tour that encompasses the extraordinary innovation and artistic talent for which the Island State is known.

Zambian Agriculture

Nov 2018
19 days
Stay in the gem of Africa, South Luanga National Park, and marvel at the superb game viewing in Zambia. Stay in luxury lodges, relax with a sundowner at the end of the day and be inspired by the resilience of the local farmers. Cruise along the magnificent Lower Zambezi and try catching the fiercely fighting tiger fish and, if you are really lucky, you may even see an elephant or two wandering through the reception at Mfuwe Lodge to get to their favourite mango tree! Unforgettable Africa.

South Africa – Thoroughbreds & Wildlife

Nov 2018
18 days
Discover the world of Thoroughbred racing, South African style. Visit major studs as well as Thoroughbred training facilities and compare the industry in South Africa to how things are done at home. Relax and stay at two wildlife reserves known for their superb game viewing. Enjoy the spectacular scenery along the Panorama Route, see breathtaking Blyde River Canyon, one of the Earthís larges canyons and visit major sites of the Boer War. This is a great tour with an equine focus.