Getaway Returns to Thursdays for Summer

Getaway will return with a new series over summer starting tomorrow night.

Jesinta Campbell, Shane Crawford and David Reyne join Catriona Rowntree, Jules Lund,Livinia Nixon and Jason Dundas taking viewers on amazing adventures from South America to Rwanda and our own picturesque locations, such as Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain.

Over seven weeks we will explore some of the most awesome places on the planet, the destinations and experiences that can truly be called heaven on earth – including the Maldives, the Northern Lights in Finland, New Zealand and Lord Howe Island. Plus the stunning island of Bora Bora in Tahiti, Italy’s Cinque Terre, the Greek island paradise of Santorini, and the magical Cook Islands in the South Pacific.

Catriona Rowntree heads off on a luxury river cruise along the Seine in France. She starts in Paris, visits picturesque country villages and castles, and travels to Normandy and the D-Day landing sites. For art lovers, she makes a special visit to Monet’s magnificent gardens and the last home of Van Gogh.

Then Catriona is off on a once in a lifetime trip through Southern Africa, visiting game reserves in South Africa and Botswana, the magnificent Victoria Falls, plus the vibrant cities of Capetown and Johannesburg.

Jules Lund meets the gorillas of Rwanda while Jason Dundas volunteers at a community project in Nepal and Livinia Nixon tackles Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain National Park. Meanwhile David Reyne travels through picturesque south-west Canada, visiting Whistler and Vancouver, spotting grizzly bears at Knight Inlet and riding the Rocky Mountaineer train to postcard-perfect Lake Louise, before finishing up at the greatest outdoor show on earth: the famous Calgary Stampede.

Shane Crawford takes a wonderful journey through South America. First stop is the biggest rainforest on the planet, the mighty Amazon, followed by the World Heritage Galapagos Islands. He winds up on one of the most exhilarating adventures known to man: a cruise to Antarctica.

Grab the best travel seat in the house and get set to explore a world of exotic destinations over summer with the Getaway team.

 Getaway airs Thursdays AT 7.30PM on Nine