ATR obtains globally recognised Safe Travels Stamp


The World Travel and Tourism Council’s (WTTC) ‘Safe Travels’ Stamp is offered to established travel companies able to show they have an active COVID Plan and standardized safe business practices. The Stamp, together with the COVID SAFE logo, provides a level of confidence for both the tourism trade and consumers that any business displaying the Stamp

What’s happening in the Riverina in Spring 2021


The Riverina region has something of interest happening at all times of the year. Late Winter sees fields being prepared for planting of annual summer crops. Among tree crops mandarins and Hamlin oranges continue to be harvested for both export and domestic markets. An army of backpackers and grey nomads and contract labourers can

Get your group together to understand the organic farming movement


For groups with any serious curiosity about organic farming systems.  Food and wine societies, educational groups, farmers, product buyers or any groups involved in intelligent tourism. Did you know that Australia contains more than 50% of the world’s farmland classified as organic? Agricultural Tours Riverina is about to release a new flexible tour itinerary

Whats Happening in the Riverina – January, February & March 2021


January You might have heard: It gets hot in the Riverina in summer. In fact, the long hot sunny days help make the region so productive. Good soils, predictable irrigation water supplies and high levels of rural technology are complemented by long hours of sunlight to encourage growth in the irrigated crops. January is

Quest Apartments Griffith


Late in 2020 we were approached by Sophie Sun, franchisee for Quest Apartments Griffith with a novel suggestion – could we arrange a tour offering insights and information about agriculture in the Riverina region? The tour was for all QUEST staff likely to come into contact with Apartment guests. The idea was to ensure

Citrus Harvest and Cherry Harvest In November


With cherry harvesting time just around the corner, it’s an exciting time for patrons of Agricultural Tours Riverina. Seedlings have been planted, fertilised and irrigated, they’ve grown and now they’re ready for picking, packing and distribution to markets across Australia and the rest of the world.  The Citrus Life Cycle The first stage of