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VIETNAM ANZAC EXPERIENCES

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Our knowledge of the combined Australian and New Zealand unit operations in Vietnam extends from the first battalion battle group deployed in 1965, to the last Australian Task Force and Australian Support and Logistics units withdrawn in 1972. This includes high resolution knowledge of the all historic operational areas, bases, battlefields and contact sites and of all sizes; plus the know how to experience the localities as they are today. The majority of travelers coming to visit these areas seek to visit the the 1st Australian Task Force base and the battlefield at Long Tan. Our knowledge of the intricate details of units and sub-unit lines right across the once sprawling base at Nui Dat is exceptional. We have also mapped out every phase of the Long Tan battlefield from the first mortar rounds to fall to the last shots fired. 
Vung Tau City housed the 1st Australian Logistics Support Group base (including the 1st Australian Field Hospital from 1968) and was home of the majority of the Royal Australian Air Force. It was also the venue for ANZAC forces in-country rest and convalescence - a brief respite from life on base and arduous field operations. We have mapped out and relocated all key sites throughout this now modern cosmopolitan city. Much has changed since the war but, like all things in Vietnam, if you know where to look you can still walk in the ANZAC footsteps in vivid detail. In addition, Vung Tau itself has interesting little known stories around it's early, and post-ANZAC story, along with great dining, accommodation, shopping and wellbeing opportunities.
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The Cu Chi Tunnels are one of the most popular destinations for travelers in Vietnam. Unfortunately the majority of travelers that visit the area are unaware of the ingenuity and hardships faced by Australians and New Zealanders operating with their allied US counterparts throughout the region north of Saigon, including the Cu Chi Tunnels themselves. Our knowledge of ANZAC and US allied operations throughout the area allows us to compliment any visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels tourist complexes with the visits to several key Australian and New Zealand operational areas and significant battlefields that very few people are even aware of. 
 
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The Battles of Coral and Balmoral involved major assaults on forward ANZAC operating bases in the area north of Saigon. The nearly month-long series of actions saw many other significant events unfold, from bunker complex battles to dozens of deadly contacts and ambushes. We have mapped out and explored the base and other battle areas in great detail, right across AO Surfers. ​There is a new Vietnamese memorial on the site of FSB Coral, and a small number of visitors to the area also take in the small memorial near (but not on) the site of the Balmoral base. We incorporate these along with many other significant and fascinating actions that took place to the area, providing the most in-depth and comprehensive experience of this significant part of the ANZAC story possible.
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The first Vietnam ANZACs,, the 1RAR Battle Group, with it's Australian Logistics Support Company arrived in Vietnam a full year before the creation of the Australian Task Force at Nui Dat. Bien Hoa Air Base was home to these first Vietnam ANZACS, who operated alongside their US allies largely in the deadly terrain surrounding Saigon. They endured some of the heaviest ANZAC fighting of the war and the incredible history of these unsung ANZACs inspires awe amongst travelers who take the time to follow in their footsteps down the road less travelled. Our travel experience covers several of the key operational areas, we share our knowledge of the hardships they faced, and pay our respects to the fallen at a key locations. 
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Saigon was, and remains, an enigmatic city with a rich and complex and turbulent history. The ANZAC military headquarters was housed in Saigon, along with the Australian Embassy and a number of accommodation billets. Weaving the ANZAC story into the broader historic picture of the war at key locations around the city, visitors can gain an in-depth appreciation of the historic context of the ANZAC involvement in the war that ultimately divided nations and shook the foundations of public opinion of war in general. In addition, there are seemingly endless opportunities to indulge in the incredible and varied cuisine, shopping, cultural offerings and wellbeing opportunities throughout the city.
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