Our Story

Jane Dolahenty and Russell Pierce are expert Travel Agents with Pierce Dolahenty Travel Partners and have been servicing Byron Bay and the Northern Rivers for over 25 years.

We love to curate immersive travel experiences: Travel that is rich in exploring the culture, the people and the natural wonders of this amazing world.

See less, experience more.

Immersive Travel can be luxurious as well as grass roots.

About Jane

Jane enjoys the challenge of finding the perfect family holiday; one that ensures everyone is catered for with just the right ratio of culture, fun, adventure and relaxation. Whether a cultural journey through Vietnam; Campervan through Tasmania; luxury stay in the Whitsundays; or an Australian Outback adventure Jane will seamlessly bring together all the elements to create a unique and rich holiday. Working closely with coaches, teachers and organisers, Jane is experienced in arranging sporting, school and wedding group travel.

About Russell

Russell’s personal passion for adventure and active travel makes him the ideal person to contact for an out-of-the ordinary holiday: skiing in Romania; hiking in the Swiss Alps; trekking in South America; surfing Indonesia; an expedition through the Kimberley’s, Russell is passionate about adventure! Russell is also our guru in round-world airfares, with 30 years in the industry he knows how to get the most value out of an airfare. With a special love for skiing, Russell will personally hosting the next ski trip to Panorama, Banff and Lake Louise in Canada in February 2022. 
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About You

Are you concerned about travelling without support if things go wrong like getting stranded somewhere, or experiencing unnecessary delays because of glitches in planning.  Do you fear having to deal with poorly trained and inexperienced junior travel agents or automated voice messages right when you need a solution? Do you wonder if you have booked the best options along the way and fear that you could have gotten more bang for your buck. 

How would it feel knowing that not only do you have the most amazing experience planned, but that if you have any concerns during your holiday, your own caring, personal travel agent is only a phone call away. That we will work with you to solve any problem and ensure you are looked after and enjoying the holiday you have paid for. 

Welcome to Immersive Journeys. We pride ourselves on personalised one-to-one curated travel experiences. We care about you, your journey and the places we visit.

Curated Journeys

We personally curate journeys that enrich, enliven and engage the traveller while being socially and environmentally responsible. With Covid-19 front of mind we see people looking evermore for inward journeys; journeys that revitalise mind, body and spirit. We partner with world renowned health retreats and corporate Leadership companies to connect people with the rich and varied retreat packages and corporate development programs available in Australia.

Our new Immersive Journeys product range provides travellers with authentic, unique travelling experiences to suit any budget: indigenous cultural tours; food and wine experiences; walking and cycling trips; grass roots adventures; inspired luxury. We partner with only the best tour operators and properties and have personally selected a range of immersive experiences that we think are a great fit for our customers, good for the locals and kind to the planet.


Our mission is to make booking travel easy and turn holidays into experiences; leisure into immersion; wandering into wondering; visiting into connecting; observation into understanding and travelling into journeying. 


We are trusted and respected internationally for our exceptional personal service and extensive travel experience that allows us to curate the perfect immersive journey.