Archived Press Releases & Newsletters
After a couple of false starts due to you-know-what, we're hoping to be deep in the Outback with a group of very excited gypsies this time next week! We're really hanging out for some blue skies, starry nights, vast deserts, happy clients & cozy campfires.
Yes we will, no we won't, well, maybe we will… aarrgghh! The uncertainty about access permits for the Canning Stock Route this year certainly caused chaos in the gypsy camp for awhile but we're pleased to report that it's all sorted out now!
December News Bulletin
There's been so much already written about COVID, statistics, lockdowns & the rest that we're not going to dwell on it here. Suffice to say that it's been a tough year for us & we were very sorry to have to cancel several fully-booked overseas tours. Hopefully we'll get back to these wonderful destinations before too long & you'll decide to join us!
September News Bulletin
As you read this we'll be leading our first Gypsies tour since COVID changed our world! Our happy little group will be ROCKing 'n' QUOLLing on a corona-busting nature safari from Hyden to Manjimup. admiring
wildflowers, checking out scenery, cuddling critters & enjoying the Great Outdoors!
NEW CORONA-BUSTING GYPSY TOURS!
June 8, 2020
Award-winning tour operators Global Gypsies have introduced a suite of escorted ‘Corona-Busting Tours’ for those who want to explore regional Western Australia, independent but not alone, in their own or a hired vehicle, motorhome, caravan or camper trailer.
GET A TASTE OF THE OUTBACK WITH RAC & THE GYPSIES!
October 9, 2016
Want to experience the outback but reluctant to go it alone? Then join Global Gypsies & RAC on an escorted and catered mini-outback adventure along WA's historic Holland Track. On this exciting 'tag-along-tour', you'll drive your own or a hired 4WD and travel in a small convoy - independent but not alone! The self-drive adventure with a difference will be led by one of WA's best tour guides, Jeremy Perks, with 1000-star catering provided by experienced Safari Hostess and camp oven guru, Jo Clews.
BE A GYPSY ON THE GREAT SILK ROAD!
October 5, 2016
Retrace the footsteps of Marco Polo, Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great along the Great Silk Road on an epic journey organised by Global Gypsies. The award-winning tour operators have partnered with Uzbekistan-based Miramax Travel to offer an authentic and exotic 26-day itinerary commencing in Xian, China (the original starting point of the Silk Road), travelling westwards through Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan and concluding in Tashkent.
DOG-ALONG-TOUR VISITS TIN HORSES!
September 14, 2016
Global Gypsies are running another of their tail-wagging "Dog-Along-Tours", this time to the wild and wacky Tin Horse Highway. Situated in the heart of Western Australia's Wheatbelt, this unique stretch of country road
between Kulin and Lake Grace has been transformed by the locals into a major tourist attraction featuring some of the craziest home-made horse sculptures you'll ever see!
A CONSERVATION TOUR FOR 'CRITTER CUDDLERS'!
July 19, 2016
The Department of Parks and Wildlife and award-winning tour operators Global Gypsies are teaming up again to run another hands-on 'science safari'. On these unique experiential 'voluntours', conservationists and animal lovers can enjoy an exciting, escorted, accommodated and catered wildlife experience just three hours from Perth. Participants will assist Parks and Wildlife researchers, conservationists and scientists to
capture, 'process' and monitor native marsupials.
GYPSY CARAVAN SAFARI TO THE WILDFLOWERS!
July 8, 2016
If you like caravanning and love WA's wildflowers, you can enjoy the best of both worlds on a special escorted Caravan Wildflower Safari this spring. A joint venture of Global Gypsies and RAC Travel, this fun and educational tour will take place from September 17 - 26, 2016. Caravans, motorhomes or camper trailers are welcome and all the driving will be on-road.
THE LEGACY OF LEN BEADELL LIVES ON!
April 28, 2015
Outback legend Len Beadell may no longer be with us, but his legacy lives on. A talented
surveyor, road builder, bushman, artist and author, Beadell is often called "the last true
Australian explorer". He was responsible for opening up over 2.5 million square kms of the last
remaining isolated desert areas of central Australia in the 1940's and 50's and his books are
mandatory reading for modern day adventurers.
TOWING IS NO LONGER SECRET MEN'S BUSINESS!
April 4, 2015
Ever ask a lady caravanner how she feels about towing and reversing? If so, you might get a
response like, "That's secret men's business!", or "Reversing means divorcing!"; or "We tried to
learn together but ended up with tyre levers at 20 paces!"
RED DUST & WHITE LINEN!
March 28, 2015
If you're looking for a taste of the outback with a touch of elegance, award-winning tag-alongtour
operators Global Gypsies have teamed up with RAC Travel to design a short and sweet,
catered mini-outback adventure.
NEW TRAINING COURSE TRANSFORMS CITY SLICKER TO 'OUTBACK JACK'!
March 13, 2015
Thousands of Aussies are choosing to holiday at home this year. Many will venture into the
outback on a 4WD camping adventure for the first time and one local tour operator is worried
about their safety.
MAKE A DIFFERENCE ON A 'VOLUNTOUR' SCIENCE SAFARI!
November 12, 2014
The WA Department of Parks and Wildlife and award-winning tour operator Global Gypsies are offering another exciting, guided and catered "Voluntour" Science Safari in April 2015.
GYPSIES MAKE WAVES ON THE GREAT SILK ROAD!
November 3, 2014
Global Gypsies have added a nautical twist to the epic journey along the Great Silk Road. Not only have they divided the marathon overland adventure into two separate tours, but they will be traversing the second half of the ancient trade route by both land and sea.
THE IMPORTANCE OF LEARNING TO TOW
April 26, 2014
There's nothing quite like hitching up a caravan and getting out with the family. But before you embark on any road trip with your van, there are a number of important things you should know to ensure your trip is as safe and trouble free as possible.
DUST TO DUST
April 26, 2014
Award-winning tour operators and towing trainers, Global Gypsies, tell us they are receiving
dozens of inquiries from grey nomads for a pretty unusual service. It's called "Dust to Dust" and
it enables nature-lovers to have their ashes scattered in the Australian outback or in a remote
GET DEEP INSIDE VIETNAM!
January 15, 2014
With its beautiful scenery, delicious cuisine, friendly people and low-cost airfares, Vietnam
is the ideal holiday destination for Aussie travellers. But it takes more than just a superficial
glance to really appreciate the fascinating culture and complex history of our intriguing
PIP PIP! TAKE AN OLD-FASHIONED SAFARI IN BOTSWANA!
July 3, 2013
If you're looking for a safe, scenic destination in Africa with more wildlife than you can poke a
lens at, award-winning tour operators, Global Gypsies say that Botswana is the place to go. And
the company will be running a tour there next year with an added special touch - the inclusion of
several days enjoying an old-fashioned 'mobile bush camp' in which travellers will experience
the real Africa just like the Great White Hunters of yesteryear!
MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO THE MALLEEFOWL!
August 19, 2012
If you're a holiday-maker with a conscience, why not join the next 'voluntour' Science Safari with Global Gypsies and make a difference!
In a joint venture with the Yongernow Australian Malleefowl Centre and Bush Heritage
Australia, the Gypsies are running a special Malleefowl Voluntour from November 22 -
25. Participants will have the opportunity to help conservation efforts of this endangered
native bird while enjoying a short, fun escape into WA's beautiful Southwest during
GET LOST IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD
June 8, 2012
Are you over cruises? Tired of airport hassles? Keen to have some exciting adventures in your own backyard but not sure how to go about it?
Why not do something really different and join a 4WD self-drive, escorted and catered tag-along-tour to
Australia's least visited national park!
BE A GYPSY IN SOUTH AMERICA!
January 12, 2012
Hey amigos! Imagine exploring the Sacred Valley of the Incas, strolling through the cobblestoned streets of Cusco in the Andes Mountains, admiring Machu Picchu with its ancient secrets, discovering the fascinating history of Lima and cruising through the South American jungle in search of exotic wildlife!
A small select group will do just that when Global Gypsies and Coates Travel team up to
offer an exciting discovery tour to Peru from October 6 - 21, 2012.
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