About US


Windsong Travel is a family company based in country NSW. It is owned and operated by the Cracknell Family.

Windsong Travel has been operating out of Inverell NSW for the past 20 years and has grown to become one of the largest travel agencies operating in rural NSW. Windsong Travel opened another branch in Bellingen NSW in February 2012 and acquired Coffs Coast Travel in Coffs Harbour NSW in November 2016. Windsong opened its 4th office in Sawtell NSW in July 2017.

As your local travel agent we make every effort to do the best by our clients, priding ourselves in having some of the most knowledgeable consultants in the travel industry as well as providing the best deals on airfares, tours, insurance and cruises available in the market place.

“There is no stock in the travel industry and with the advent of E-Tickets there is no excuse why we should be any more expensive than anyone else , including the Internet ! ” James Cracknell Windsong Travel Bellingen

Windsong Travel is a fully accredited travel agency with IATA and ATAS and is able to sell and provide advice on all travel products. Everything from a Countrylink ticket to a round the world cruise is catered for.

Windsong’s consultants love travelling and are continually being educated on new products as well as experiencing first hand different destinations all over the planet. The team really know the world, and specialise in different destinations. Jessie Moscatelli in Inverell loves South Africa and has lived there as well as travelling extensively throughout, Adriana in Bellingen was, and still is a tour guide in Canada and Alaska for Scenic and Evergreen tours. Leonie in Bellingen is a Tassie expert from Tasmania and also loves Europe. Marnie in Inverell is a New Zealand Expert and has a huge knowledge of world wide cruising. James in Bellingen has escorted groups all over the planet, has fallen in love with the animals in Africa and lived in Mexico for a few years. With more than 30 years of experience travelling the planet and working as a travel consultant he is recognised as one of the industries top consultants .

“It makes such a difference selling a destination if you have actually been there” Marnie Wade Windsong Travel, Inverell

Group tours are a huge part of Windsong Travel’s business. There is a dedicated team of tour escorts who actually travel with the group from Australia ensuring everything works seamlessly so passengers don’t have to worry about a thing. Over the years Windsong Travel has personally taken more than a thousand passengers on our group tours to all corners of the globe creating countless trips of a lifetime !

Windsong Travel’s clients are not just from the Inverell, Bellingen and Coffs Coast areas. they are from all over Australia as well as all over the world.

“There is no better compliment than a referral” Marnie Windsong Inverell

Where did the name Windsong Travel come from? Windsong is the name of the Cracknell family's farm in Inverell NSW


Travel services

The office is divided into 4 sections, Leisure Travel, Corporate Travel & Group Travel and Point to Point Travel.

Leisure Travel – Our award winning Consultants in this area are the best there are! All of our leisure consultants have won awards and accolades for sales performances as well as product knowledge. All consultants have had extensive travel experience as well as years of experience in the travel industry.

Corporate & Group Travel – This area has experienced the largest growth over the past 2 years. Our corporate clients now include Bindaree Beef, Designcraft, Ausdrill, Sangar, Wetseal plus various small local businesses.

Group Travel – Our Group area has organised group departures and also escorted groups over the past few years to New Zealand, Canada & Alaska, Western Australia, Central Australia, Tasmania, Norfolk Island, Argentina, Greece, Turkey, UK & Europe, Thailand, Pacific Cruising, Peru, Bali, Vietnam, Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia & Hong Kong, Europe River Cruising, USA, Tuscany and Africa

Point to Point – This section of the office provides the essential travel on all forms of travel including all major coach companies, Rail (we are one of only 4 agencies in NSW to be provided with the Countrylink booking system for direct rail bookings) and all interstate and regional flight services and acquired.