Frequently Asked Questions


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Your travel concierge team

Australian customs

What time of year do you travel?

The Great Barrier Reef

The flight to Australia

How fit should I be?

Cell phones & power

The Australian environment


What is your average trip length?

Our most popular itineraries are 14 days door to door, but we offer itineraries as short as 5 days and as long as 30 days.

How many people will be on the trip?

We cap our group trips at 18 people, which allows us to provide each person with exceptional service. Private trips are also available.

How far in advance should I book my travel?

Six to 18 months prior to departure is highly recommended. However, if we have availability, we can get you ready for a trip in as little as 30 days. Keep in mind that our trips typically sell out months before departure.

Where do I find pricing?

Current pricing and payment details are available by contacting us.

How will I know what to pack?

Upon booking, our full-time concierge will step you through everything you need to prepare for your trip. From visas to vaccines to packing — we’ve got you covered!

Every Journey Begins With the First Step

We’re a friendly bunch & we are confident that a 10 minute phone call with us will yield more useful information than you’ll ever find online. In fact, if we aren’t the perfect fit for you, we’ll help you find someone who is!

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Benjamin Walls


"The goal with WALLSabout is not a great vacation, the goal is a life changing experience."

Benjamin Walls is an internationally recognized artist, founder of four successful startups, and an ardent conservationist. His dedication to connect people to the natural world has also led to the founding of WALLSabout Luxury Travel. “I believe there’s nothing more inspiring than our last great wild places — my mission is to reconnect people to those places in dynamic fashion. I do that with my artwork in my galleries, but WALLSabout™ is unique because it allows me to curate a three dimensional experience. The goal with WALLSabout is not a great vacation, the goal is a life changing experience."

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Steve Arklay

Program Director

Steve “Fro” Arklay is the Program Director for WALLSabout™ Luxury Travel. Steve resides in Barwon Heads, Australia with his beautiful wife, daughter, and son. He met Benjamin years ago while working at Copper Mountain in Colorado and they’ve been lifelong friends since. Steve has spent the last five years traversing the plains of Africa with WALLSabout™, and is an expert in all things safari. His goal on every adventure is to make you feel completely at home halfway around the world.

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Emma Harvey


Emma Harvey is the Travel Concierge for WALLSabout™ Luxury Travel. Based in Asheville, Emma plays the role of "ground control" for every one of our WALLSabout™ adventures, providing support from afar every step of your trip. From packing lists to visas to vaccinations to insurance - not to mention additional excursions and flight recommendations - our Travel Concierge is here to answer your questions and help your trip of lifetime run seamlessly. Contact her directly at: 828-552-4623.

Every Journey Begins With the First Step

Schedule a call with a travel professional to see if WALLSaboutTM is a good fit for you. We’re confident that a 15 minute phone call will yield more useful information than you’ll find online. If we aren’t the best fit, we’ll even suggest an alternative travel company.

For immediate service & pricing, call 877.989.2557.

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