Thank you so much for our lovely holiday with you. I think it was one of the most enjoyable, interesting, relaxing and remarkable holidays I've ever taken. You certainly made sure every aspect was as perfect as it could have been.
~ Merryl B.
Excellent service for our Cook Islands group trip, even though I had to clean my own teeth, and tie my own shoes - everything else was done!
~ Dave G
Megan had such a fantastic time and took something like 1465 photos! I am recommending the trip to all my friends with younger kids. Thanks once again.
~ Janette E, parent of Schoolies Safari participant
Uplift Tours and Travel have been wonderful to work with. With their initiative, fantastic support, great personality/PR and hard work, our workload and stress has largely decreased. We always know our requests will be answered promptly and professionally and the best result is great prices for our clients.
~ Robyn L, Empart


 Your Groups and Independent Travel Specialists


Here at Uplift, we understand the importance of both unique travel experiences and excellence in customer service

With over 60 years combined industry experience, the inspired and innovative team at Uplift Tours and Travel will engage in tireless research to ensure your travel experience is successful, enjoyable and ‘hassle-free.’ Being worldwide travel specialists, you are in safe and experienced hands when you trust Director Claire and the Uplift team with your travel plans.

“Our team are committed to personalised service, attention to detail and dedicated to delivering excellent travel experiences for our valued clients!” – Claire McErlane, Director/Founder at Uplift Tours and Travel.

There’s a whole world of difference when you choose to use Uplift as your groups or independent travel professionals … contact us today and see why!

Tel.  1300 484 510 / 07 3283 1966      E.  groups@uplifttours.com


Uplift Escorted Over 50s Tours

**  No credit card fees on Uplift Escorted Tours or Private Groups **
(effective June 2018)





Over 50s Escorted Pacific Paradise Tours and the annual Cook Islands Bowls Carnival Tour

Uplift Tours and Travel are your Cook Islands Specialists, offering escorted tours since 2011.  Why not join ‘Cooks’ addict director Claire McErlane on one of our popular over 50s escorted tours to the magical Cook Islands … for more info click here.


If you travel to the Cook Islands on one of our escorted tours, or with a private group, and wish to share a room, but no person of same gender is available to share, we will cover the single supplement for you! *
*conditions apply




Group Travel

Private Groups

We cater for all ages and special interest groups – including Probus, garden, sporting and school groups, U3A and specialised Christian travel including our unique fundraising exposure tours.

Our friendly and professional consultants take the worry out of your next group getaway, by organising every aspect of your tour … from planning your itinerary, accepting payments into our Client Trust Account, and handling the bookings process for you.  Whether your proposed trip is an overnight getaway or  extended overseas tour, we will look after your group with our renowned personal service, ensuring open communication lines all the way from the planning stage to your group arriving home after your tour.

~~ No credit card fees on Group Travel ~~
(effective March 2018)


Over 50s Escorted Special Event Tours                     

Each tour offers fascinating attractions and ‘hidden treasures’ whilst utilising senior friendly accommodation.  Many of our popular escorted tours are built around local festivals, culture or special interest, all of which ensure ‘that extra special Uplift’ ingredient. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding tours at an affordable price every time, and look forward to welcoming you on one of these special tours and sharing some wonderful travel experiences both Downunder and across the seas!

On tour your host is director Claire McErlane or one of our wonderful caring and experienced hosts!  Each tour host is an over 50’s travel specialist and is fun, courteous, caring and professional at all times. They will ensure your every need is taken care of whilst on tour, and will alleviate airport stress as much as possible for each client!


Independent Travel & Cruises

Looking for a family holiday, a romatic getaway or a cruise? We have all the best deals at our finger tips, and our service is second to none! Try us and have peace of mind your travel arrangements will be looked after by a professional!

Contact our Uplift team today to today to discuss your next successful getaway!

Enquiries and Bookings:   P.   1300 484 510     E. groups@uplifttours.com
Sales & Marketing:   M. 0447 168 023   E. marketing@uplifttours.com

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Happy Customers
Cath Maude, Tour Coordinator, Nundah Probus Club
Cath Maude, Tour Coordinator, Nundah Probus Club
Nundah Probus Club have travelled with Uplift Tours and Travel many times. All our trips have been successful and great experiences.  Claire and her staff have gone out of their way to plan interesting itineraries to make the ultimate use of our time and it in with all our needs.  Accommodation and meals have always been of an excellent standard.  We are looking forward to our seventh annual trip with Claire in May this year!
Peter Asimus .
Peter Asimus . Buderim Garden Club Tour Convenor
“Buderim Garden Club has had the privilege of participating in 3 tours organized by Claire and her team at Uplift Tours and Travel. The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show in 2014, the Cook Islands Pacific Paradise Tour featuring the Tiare Flower Festival 2014, and just recently a 10 day trip to Borneo. They have all been wonderful experiences for our club . Attention to detail and forward planning have been the secret to their success.Our club recommends that your club travels with them – you will not be disappointed” 
“We want to say a very big thank you for a wonderful, magnificent, truly amazing Spectacular and unbelievable holiday. (We are sorry it is over.) It was much, much more than we ever expected! It was WOW, WOW, WOW! The service was so wonderful always smiling faces and we got treated so well and by everyone at  Borneo Trails, and Claire you are a gem, you go above and beyond your duty, a truly wonderful thing and give so much love, fun, understanding and  passion to everyone. You deserve the very best in life. We thank you from the bottoms of our hearts and sorry we are so booked for next year, but we hope to see you in 2016.Thank you again Claire, and all the team at Uplift tours, a great job.”
“Hello to Claire & the Uplift Team,  Just a short note to say again many thanks for including Lexie & I in that Melbourne Flower Show tour. We both thoroughly enjoyed the tour, so much so that we both said “Lets go again next year”!!!! You were a wonderful host Claire & they were a great crowd of people to be with on that trip. Great effort Claire & again many thanks for a good time.”
Thank you so much for our lovely holiday with you. I think it was one of the most enjoyable, interesting, relaxing and remarkable holidays I've ever taken. You certainly made sure every aspect was as perfect as it could have been.

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