Spring is a glorious time to travel, but perhaps nowhere in Australia is the season as lovely to experience than on the country’s West Coast, with thousands of wildflowers, calm days and moderate temperatures.
From the iconic Murray River to one of the world’s most revered racetracks at Mount Panorama, the history of the Royal Easter Show to the beauty of the Great Ocean Road, these are just a handful of the diverse attractions on Quadrant’s Farming and Highlights of South East Australia tour departing March 2021.
The Northern Territory’s Top End is unlike anywhere else in Australia. It’s vast distances, extreme landscapes and colourful characters give the “Top End” of the country a completely unique feel.
Kicking off in Townsville and concluding in Cairns, this dynamic tour through the Queensland Gulf covers some of the best cattle and cropping operations in the north, as well as some of the best kept secrets in the state’s west.
Looking for an escape from the colder climates of Southern Australia and New Zealand as we head toward the winter months? Our Farmer’s Tour to QLD is the answer!
From horticulture to agriculture to picturesque views, Tasmania undoubtedly proves its reputation as one of the most remarkable places in Australia and across the globe to visit.
A holiday to the Mediterranean is likely to conjure up images of sun-drenched islands in Greece and pretty fishing villages along the Italian Riviera, but if you head East, far East, you’ll find an option that may not immediately spring to mind yet it will surprise you in ways you never imagined. The Real Israel […]
A ‘best of’ tour in a country like South Africa is almost an oxymoron. This is a land renowned for offering some of the most memorable tourist experiences on the planet, with a wealth of wildlife, jaw-dropping scenery and a rich tapestry of culture.
You’ve worked hard your entire life; you deserve to enjoy your retirement. With the right planning and budget, you can still enjoy the joys of travel. We asked our travel writer, Kerry Moss, to tell us some of her best tips for travelling in retirement. Choose your timing One of the joys of not having […]
Whether it’s slurping on noodles, watching the Polar Bear swim at the zoo or doing loops on the Singapore Flyer, Singapore has something for everyone. Here’s our top things to do in Singapore: Marina Bay Sands Think Vegas meets luxury resort, and you’ll be half way there. Marina Bay Sands is extravagance beyond belief! Three […]
Japan is bursting at the seams with natural beauty, enchanting culture and unique experiences. It’s the contrasts in Japan that make it so exceptional. Wandering the busy streets of Tokyo provides glimpses of an uncharted future. Surrounded by neon lights and pop culture, people watching in Tokyo takes on a whole new meaning. Tokyo offers […]
Greeted by your first “Aloha”, a visit to Hawaii will fill you with an undeniable spirit of Aloha – not just a warm greeting of hello or goodbye, but a way of life – to see and practice goodness in the world. A true jewel of the Pacific. The natural elements of this destination, as well […]
Here are a few of the compelling reasons why you could consider cruising for your next holiday. Cruising offers great value Cruises offer great value, particularly because the upfront cost has so many inclusions. Most cruises include food, accommodation, daytime and evening entertainment, and transportation between destinations. Some even include drinks and day excursions. Sure, […]
The Farmers Tour to Scandinavia is surprising and offers exceptional diversity and stunning natural landscapes. The tour takes travellers through Norway, Denmark and Sweden during the northern summer and discovers why Scandinavia offers some of the world’s highest living standards. Take the chance to see livestock, cropping, dairy and forestry, view scenic coastlines and countryside, […]
While for many of us, travel evokes dreams of trips to far-flung destinations, it’s worth remembering that our own backyard offers some epic travel experiences too, as well as incredible learning opportunities.
Is there anywhere in the world you can dress up like a cowboy and shout “yee-haa” and not attract strange looks? The Calgary Stampede is perhaps the only place you’ll get away with it and it’s a bucket-list location that tops off one of our best-loved Canadian tours.
Beef Central: Wagyu tour: Hokkaido beef plant sets high standards for yield, traceability, food safety
While Japan’s single largest beef processing plant may be modest in size compared with many in Australia, what it lacks in scale it makes up for in attention to detail, precision and a heavy focus on traceability and food safety.
Watching individual high-quality Wagyu carcasses sell for the equivalent of $17,000 Australian left an indelible impression on the Australian Wagyu tour group on the first day of their 2017 study tour to Japan today.
Almost 40 Australian beef industry stakeholders with an interest in Wagyu cattle leave for Japan out of Sydney this morning, on a two-week study tour designed to further their knowledge and understanding of the Japanese Wagyu supply chain.
Australian Wagyu Association (AWA) in conjunction with Quadrant Australia is pleased to offer you the chance to join the Wagyu Trade Mission to Japan. Departing Australia late August, the trade mission includes not only the 2017 Wagyu Show at Sendai, but also the highlights of Tokyo, Japan’s capital, and the cultural centre of Kyoto.
One of NSW’s most innovative pasture agronomists Mark Lucas will lead a specialist agriculture tour to the USA focused on agronomy technology and beef production.
If you’re after a unique cultural experience, then Vietnam fits the bill. Travellers on our Famers Tour to Vietnam in November, get the chance to visit Vietnam to experience the country’s vibrant culture, its food, history and its people. It’s an opportunity to enjoy the contrast of tranquil villages with the bustling cities of Hanoi […]
The overseas Quadrant Ag Tours attract principally people who make their living off the land. They are generally all Farmers and Graziers from all over Australia and New Zealand, both big and small operations, some straight cropping or grazing, others more diversified. We seem to always have some Dairy Farmers, Woolgrowers, Fat Lamb Producers, […]
A trip to the far north of Europe combining the countries of Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland provides a wonderful insight into Scandinavia. It was also interesting to end our travels with a few days in St Petersburg, Russia – a chance to explore a little of Scandinavia’s gigantic neighbour.
Ireland and UK were prominently represented in the 2013 Melbourne Cup; their home-trained horses filling second and third placings. Those participants on the 2012 UK/France Thoroughbred Racing Tour will recall the affection and attention that we gave Red Cadeaux at his trainer’s La Grange Stables in Newmarket, England. The chestnut galloper is trained by […]
South African agriculture is rich in diversity thanks to its climate and range of environments. Whether it be the vast open fields of maize in the centre of the country to irrigated dairy and strawberry farms in the south, there is certainly a variety of ecosystems and agricultural enterprises to experience.
Ireland and UK have some of the laziest sheep in the world. In fact the Quadrant tour group were starting to wonder if they were born legless. Irrespective of breed, days seem to consist of: open eyes reluctantly, stretch neck out just far enough, bite off a few mouthfuls then fall back to sleep. […]
Quadrant Australia’s USA Beef Tour is one of the most popular this company runs. The tour travels through the US States of Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska as well as North and South Dakota, before going into Alberta Canada for the Calgary Stampede.
Eastern Canada is known for its spectacular natural beauty and rich farm land, which makes it a perfect destination for the Quadrant agricultural group visiting in June this year when the snow has melted, the weather is beautiful and views are spectacular!