P.A. systems for Guided Tour Groups, handsfree bus, coach, 4WD drivers, charter boats, portable personal battery powered PA systems, car / bus / boat PA systems, microphones, voice savers etc - to suit tour guides of all types... walking, bicycle, car, bus, coach, boat, even Segway!!

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P.A. Systems for Tour Buses/Boats and Walking Tour Groups

Whether you are entertaining a bus load of travellers, hosting a group of intrepid climbers over a bridge, taking a class of students through a zoo, museum or factory,
or even hosting a fishing boat charter, we can provide assisted listening to increase enjoyment and make the right lasting impression on your guests.

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Our Price
In-Vehicle PA Systems
Driver-Mic headset microphone simply plugs straight into most existing car/bus/boat stereo systems
Driver Mic for Tour bus drivers or boat captains - safe, hands-free, and portable! Included 6.35mm to 3.5mm adapter Optional 6.35mm-3.5mm adapter
Tour Bus and Tour Boat Operators: If your vehicle/boat is already equipped with a radio/cd player featuring an MP3/AUX input socket, then this simple headset microphone is all you need to broadcast your commentary to your lucky passengers in hands-free safety via your existing speakers!
  • Safe, hands-free communication
  • Inexpensive
  • Uses your vehicle's existing speakers
  • No fitting required - operational in seconds
  • Fully transportable - take it with you from vehicle to vehicle
  • 3.5mm adapter plug now included
The headset comes fitted with 1/4" (6.35mm) plug but a 3.5mm adapter is included.

Requires 1x 'AA' battery (not included)
$154 includes delivery anywhere in Australia!
YES! We ship Driver-Mic overseas! Email us for details.

This unsolicited email came in on 5th August 2016 from Peter who runs a Zoo in South Australia...... "Just a note to let you know that we have been very happy with our recent purchase of the In Vehicle PA system for XXXXXXX Zoo on 28/07/2016. It has received glowing reports by all our guides for the sound quality & the level of comfort". Thanks Peter - good to hear!
Includes postage anywhere in Australia
(For overseas shipping please email us)


In-vehicle Amplifier
12 volt In-vehicle amplifier for tour buses, charter boats etc. Use handheld or headset microphone (or both)
Rear view of In-vehicle amplifier
Tour Bus/Boat Operators: If your vehicle is NOT equipped with a radio/cd player featuring an MP3 input or AUX input socket, then this Australian-Made in-vehicle Public Address amplifier will do the job for you!
  • Amplifier is made in Australia (10 year guarantee!)
  • 15 watt will suit 4WD, Coasters, small boats etc
  • Optionally choose from h/held or headset mics (or both)
  • Safe, hands free communication (when used with optional headset)
  • Inexpensive
  • Requires dedicated speakers (not included)
  • Simple under-dash fitting
  • Plug in iPod, Tablet etc with optional $12 lead
  • Two mics can be used at same time (tour guide + driver)
  • Powered from 12v (in-vehicle) OR 240v (in the office!)

Plus $99 for headset mic
Plus $59 for good quality handheld mic
see goosenecks mics below
Gooseneck Microphones
42cm Gooseneck Microphone with on/off switch at the mic endShockmount base require minimum 120mm wide mounting
Some Drivers would prefer a gooseneck-mounted microphone they can pull to their mouth when needed and push away when they are finished speaking. This is an example. While the gooseneck mic comes only at 42cm long, it can be extended cheaply with an extension gooseneck.
Microphone $119

Shockmount $45
- Factory Tour Groups - Training -
- Conferences - Translations -
Nothing is more annoying than a Tour Guide you can't hear - Here you may find the solution...
Chiayo "Venture" Digital Personal Tour System (2.4Ghz)
Chiayo interactive Digital Tour Group System - optional charging case for 20 units

Shouldn't taking a guided tour be an interactive experience?

  • Optional two-way talk
  • Chiayo 5-year warranty*
  • Small & Lightweight
  • Lanyards included
  • Rechargable Lithium battery
  • 50m line-of-sight
  • Out of range warning
  • Operates on 2.4Ghz
  • Choice of over-ear, in-ear or headphone listening

*5-year warranty on transmitter & receivers. 12 months on accessories

Walking tours - Expeditions - Segway tours - Bus tours - Conference Rooms - Cycle tours - Trade Show demonstrations in busy exhibition halls etc

Price varies according to
size of group catered for.
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Listen FM (150Mhz)

With a Listen system, the tour group leader does not need to wonder if everyone heard what she said!
Listen FM receiver - one of these for each person in your groupLight over-the-ear (not in-ear) earpiece is cheap and hygenicSemi-enclosed headphones to block out all outside interuptions

With the LR-500 receiver the Listen system is excellent for language interpretation when multiple languages are being spoken or venues where multiple tours are taking place. Its design gives the user ease of changing to the desired channels with the channel selection buttons through the door.

As used by Australian Federal Police in translation rooms!...

For conference room applications, ask us about the fixed transmitter options.

5-year warranty on transmitters & receivers. 3-month on accessories.
Price varies according to
size of group catered for.
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Portable & Personal PA Systems
Chiayo iTalk
Chiayo iTalk personal PA - aimed at schoolteachers, tour guides, in-store product demonstraions and even Tai Chi instructors etc
Weighing in at just under 650 grams, the Chiayo iTalk is our biggest seller in the range of personal portable PA systems. Worn either on the waist or slung over the shoulder, it is a loud 10 watts (max) and is supplied with headset microphone leaving the tour guide hands-free to point and wave around as they show off the sights. We have sold these to numerous Zoos, Councils, heritage houses, etc, as well as teachers. Includes 4x rechargeable batteries and charger (but also works off standard AA batteries if need be).
Measurements 195mm x 105mm x 115mm (8"x4"x5")
Huge seller!

Purchase right now via PayPal for $209 including Australia-Wide postage!
For postage costs to overseas, email us!
Chiayo Coach 400
Chiayo Coach 25watts, lightweight and compact Chiayo Coach lightweight, compact and high power
An amazingly versatile PA unit, the Chiayo Coach is a true 25 watts RMS (40w max) and with its two emergency siren sounds is aimed at teachers in classrooms or on playground duty, spruikers, emergency coordinators, sports coaching etc.
Also a favourite for for walking tours in noisy areas with large groups.

Weighing only 1.6kgs it is the perfect balance of power vs weight, thanks to the extremely efficient D-class amplifier.

The Coach comes with a plug-in microphone although it can be purchased with a 16 channel UHF wireless receiver, and teamed with a wireless microphone (hand-held, lapel or headset).

Built-in rechargable lithium battery gives up to 5 hours (music) or 8-10 hours (talk) between recharges. The detachable shoulder strap has a pocket for the microphone. The Coach400 can be mounted on a normal microphone stand.

A plug-in dynamic headset microphone can be added to the basic model for hands-free operation whilst driving such as for Tour Guides & coach drivers; or for Pony clubs, dressage instruction etc.
$429 basic
includes hand-held plug-in mic


with 16channel wireless hand-held mic
as well as the plug-in mic!