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Starting in 1975 with just one tour to the west coast of North America, ParkTours now operates over 30 walking tours in Australia and around the world. The company is family-owned and our office is located in Australia's Gold Coast hinterland (near Lamington National Park).

The style and nature of our tours have evolved over the years, but the essence is the same. Enjoy half and full-day walks in national parks and wild places. Carry nothing more than a day pack so you have the freedom to explore. Relax and unwind at the end of the day in comfortable accommodation. Taste the local cuisine or enjoy delicious camp meals and picnics. These elements combine to give you a refreshing and energising holiday. We also organise special interest tours including birding, wildlife, self-discovery and community immersion.

Each year we look forward to stepping out of daily life and travelling this world with new and old friends. Before and during a tour, connections are made, plans become reality and experiences are shared. Out of a tour come inspiration, reunions, celebrations and friendships, many of them life-long.

We enjoy developing relationships with you over time and aim to treat you as an individual, listen to your comments and honour your preferences. The wonderful feedback we get about our tours and their design shows that our office staff and tour leaders are fulfilling your wishes. 

Travel is a privilege, an education, a revelation and, dare we say, a way of realising our similarities and bridging the differences. There is a world of wild places waiting to be discovered. We would love to explore them with you.

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