About Us

If you’re thinking of travelling to Australia there is no one more qualified to help you plan your touring than Australian Luxury Escapes.
Our talented group of travel planners have been arranging once in a lifetime experiences for our clients for over 26 years.
Australia is a large country with a range of unique experiences. From the desert regions of the Outback, to cosmopolitan cities such as Sydney.
Our team will take the time to find out exactly what you are looking for, and design touring options to suit your needs and your budget.

Meet our Team

Grant Charlesworth

Grant is the owner and CEO of Australian Luxury Escapes. He is a seasoned traveller and understands what it takes to create unforgettable experiences. Grant has grown his company over the past 15 years to become one of Australia’s leading providers of luxury experiences. His real passion is guiding and is as comfortable showing guests the far outreaches of Australia’s red centre as he is enjoying a Flat White at his favourite cafe.

Elise O’Rourke

Elise is the General Manager of Australian Luxury Escapes. She has over 10 year’s experience in luxury travel and has been around the world following her passion of food and wine. From luxury hotels to that perfect cup of coffee, Elise can give you the inside scoop on Australia’s best destinations.

Danielle Smit

Danielle is the Reservations Manager of Australian Luxury Escapes. With a broad experience in customer service, Danielle ensures the smooth running of our guests experiences. Like the rest of the team Danielle has travelled extensively throughout Australia and knows the importance of the smallest of details in making a big difference.
Danielle is your go to person for that special occasion, whether it be tickets to the Opera or a reservation at the best table at your favourite restaurant.