Preferred Suppliers

As you may already have gathered, our core business is advising travellers thinking about taking a holiday to Australia or New Zealand on what to do when they get there. Having agreed a ‘no-nonsense realistic journey plan’, we go on to recommend at least two specialist tour operators who we feel are suitable to actually then make the booking.

We also work closely with a number of key product suppliers on the marketing and sales front. Beneath is a list of who we work with and who are chosen tour operators are.

Australian Tour Operators

Hamilton Island – One of Australia’s most beautiful and amazing island destinations. It’s a world class resort situated within the beautiful Whitsunday Islands – and is in fact the perfect ‘gateway’ to enjoy the Great Barrier Reef.

Down Under Tours – Cairns based Australia day touring company (with excellent vehicles) offering great value day tours throughout Kuranda and Cape Tribulation.

Quicksilver Cruises – If Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is the kind of once-in-a-lifetime experience there is just one multi-award winning cruise company to take you there. Quicksilver’s customer reviews speak for themselves and you’ll find them exceptional value.

Bridge Climb Sydney – A relatively easy yet unforgettable climb of Sydney harbour bridge with stunning views of the Opera house and city.

Luxury Lodges of Australia – A collection of independent luxury lodges and camps offering wonderful experiences in Australia’s most inspiring and extraordinary locations.

Ultimately Sydney
– Wonderfully authentic small group sightseeing and gourmet day tours of Sydney and the surrounds of this amazing city.

The Town Mouse
– Superb Melbourne restaurant in Carlton, offering delicious ‘Modern Australian sharing platters with a European influence’ menu – email for further advice and information about this superb award winning restaurant.

ADGE Apartment Hotel
 – The stunning 4-5 star luxury serviced apartments in Sydney’s Surry Hills are most definitely an experience in themselves. Perfect for families or for those people wishing to have an alternative ‘hotel’ experience.


Camperman Australia
– There’s no better way to see and enjoy Australia than in a comfortable and modern campervan. The benefits speak for themselves. For a reliable and economic way of travelling around Australia book directly with Camperman Australia.

Australia Luxury Escapes – luxury tours – offer the ultimate in privately guided tours: customised, unique and highly personalised insights into Australia’s many attractions. Our fully guided and intimate luxury private tours ensure you a worry free experience.

Australian Wild Escapes – small group day tours is a family owned and operated company that has been introducing visitors to the lifestyle, scenery and wildlife of Australia for over 26 years. Experience the best that Australia has to offer by travelling with a small group of like minded travellers in a small luxury vehicle. Travelling by small group allows our guests to interact with our very knowledgeable guides.


Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia is a consortium of premium, award-winning wineries offering unique wine experiences including barrel, private and structured tastings, food-wine matching, wine education and gastronomy in spectacular locations within renowned wine regions. Click through here or contact them for a collection of the best vineyards and restaurant-connected wineries.

New Zealand Tour Operators 

TIME Unlimited Tours
– TIME Unlimited Tours – for the best Auckland day tours, Maori experiences, shore excursions and private luxury tours.

Cloud 12
– A handpicked collection of activities, luxury lodges & boutique B&B’s throughout New Zealand.

The Point Villas
– Set in a natural environment the two luxurious Villas (each with private pool) in Lake Taupo is the perfect base from which to discover the delights of New Zealand.

NZ Boutique Hotels & Lodges
– A genuine luxury collection of NZ Boutique Hotels, Lodges and Villas. Classified as boutique by virtue of their intimate size, friendly hosts and individual style.

Adventure Travel
– Contact New Zealand’s most experienced travel specialists based in Wellington for worldwide holidays tailored just for you.

House of Travel
– The best holidays deals at ‘affordable’ prices to Australia, the Pacific and beyond from your local agency in New Zealand.

Adventure Travel
– Experts in worldwide holiday rentals (especially in NZ) from luxury holiday houses and villas to apartments.

Trans-Siberian Railway Russian Experience
– Cloaked in mystery and intrigue since its construction, the Trans-Siberian Railway has become synonymous with a world wonder. Click straight through to UK specialist ‘Russia Experience’ for advice and bookings.

UK Holiday Tour Operators – Specialists in their field

Bridge & Wickers
– UK luxury tailor-made holiday specialists to Australia, New Zealand & Canada. To link though to Bridge & Wickers and to learn more about their history please go to –

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Freedom Australia & NZ
– Freedom Australia & NZ – Affordable holidays and tours to Australia & New Zealand. To link through to their website please go to – or email for travel advice and booking information.

STA Travel
– Worldwide student travel specialists for flights, hotels, hostels & day tours Check out STA’s website at or email for travel advice and booking information.

Bridge The World
– Great value mid range flights and holidays to Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

The Ultimate Travel Company
– UK luxury tailor-made travel specialists to Europe, Africa, Asia and South America.

Trans-Siberian Railway Russian Experience
– Cloaked in mystery and intrigue since its construction, the Trans-Siberian Railway has become synonymous with a world wonder. Click straight through to UK specialist The Russian Experience for advice and bookings.

Wendy Wu Tours
– With the most comprehensive range of tours and holidays, no one knows China and Indo China like the Wendy Wu team of specialists.

– The UK’s favourite Caribbean holiday company – exclusive retreats, resorts and hideaways for couples, singles and families.

Wildlife Worldwide
– Choose from over 240 locations a handpicked selection of wildlife viewing from African Safaris, whale, bear or wolf watching to walks through some of the worlds best national parks.

Freedom Africa
– Affordable holidays, safaris & lodges from the Africa experts.


OZ/NZ Ground Operators

APT – APT offers luxury all-inclusive holidays by coach or river to worldwide destinations including Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Europe.

– Over 8,100 car rental locations in over 147 countries worldwide. Visit Hertz Website – for the best rates with quality cars.

THL Campervans
– Campervan rentals in NZ & Australia (Maui, Britz, Mighty & KEA brands) To contact THL directly please check out their website at or email for advice and travel booking information”>

Tourist Boards


South Australia
– Kangaroo Island, the vineyards of Barossa valley and the compact city of Adelaide itself make this State a ‘must-see’ destination. Discover why you should visit South Australia whether it’s your first time to Australia or you’ve been many times.

Victoria State – Australia
– Beyond the dynamic city of Melbourne discover the diversity and beauty of regional Victoria. From world-class wineries, hiking trails & coastal villages along the Great Ocean road.

Wellington – New Zealand

Be in the know of all that’s happening in downtown Wellington. Be the first to know what’s going on from where to eat to what to do – contact Jerry Bridge for advice about the ‘coolest little capital in the world’ (Lonely Planet) and details of his day tours.

Comprehensive worldwide Travel Insurance

True Traveller offers outstanding adventure travel insurance to cover single trip, annual multi trip and low cost backpacker cover designed for travellers seeking a little more than just sun, sand and sea… for a quote call 0844 371 3590 visit or email the team at

Lonely Planet – Travel Guide Books

Lonely Planet – 25% off all travel books
– Click here to receive 25% discount on all travel books


 A word about some of our preferred UK tour operators

Award Winning Operators

All our travel partners are pleased to offer you unbeatable levels of award winning service and outstanding value when you make your booking. Whether you are interested in a New Zealand luxury lodge experience, a wine tasting tour or an Outback experience you’ll never forget, start the actual booking process of your holiday already armed with an itinerary you feel comfortable with. Our UK operators offer clients 100% financial security as they are bonded with ATOL licenses (issued by the CAA) and are registered with ABTA. (the Association of British travel Agents).

Competitive Prices

What ever your budget we believe our recommended tour operators are able to offer the very best deals for all your travel arrangements. The travel consultants we link you up to will be happy to offer you all the best travel options. They are all well travelled themselves and will back up their expert knowledge with a full range of competitive prices.

Exclusive Offers

Who can resist a bargain?! When you book a tailor made holiday ask whether there are any discounted rates, free hotel night options or value added packages as often they will have been negotiated on your behalf from our suppliers. These exclusive offers are generally only available when you book a comprehensive itinerary directly with a World Travel with Bridge preferred travel partner. Some of these special offers have to be booked within a few days of publication and may carry certain restrictions although these conditions are often a very small price to pay for an outstanding deal or discount!

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