Day Tours

HARBOUR HIGHLIGHTS AND HEADLANDS

1 Seats Left! PANORAMA PLUS!

10th March, 2020   Cost: $86pp

Includes LUXURY COACH TRAVEL GUIDE MORNING TEA & LUNCH

Take in the city skyline and the impressive Sydney Harbour with a full frontal view of the famous "Coat Hanger" while you enjoy morning tea at Blues Point Park on the northside. Hear an interesting commentary and see fabulous views as your coach takes you around ruggered shorelines and cliffs tops of the lower North Shores Suburbs including Cremorne, Mosman and Clifton Gardens. Learn the history of the early whaling industry around Sydney Harbour foreshores and the first landowners in these dictricts as well as the evolving of life on The Northside. Hit the heights at Balgowlah as you take a stop at Dobroyd Head for a stunning panorama of the Sydney Heads, Middle Head and sweeping views to the Northern and Southern coastal suburbs - "bring your camera". Lunch is at the Dee why RSL after lunch we travel along the Esplanade at Queenscliff and see the sights of Manly Beach, 7 miles from Sydney and 1000 miles from care - so said the slogan in days gone by.

HIGH TEA AT GARDENS ON FOREST

Scrumptious!

12th March, 2020   Cost: $100pp

Includes Luxury Coach Travel, High Tea & Entry

Join us as we visit the beautifully restored and renovated 1885 Heritage Estate, its formal magnificent Gardens, open courtyards and elegant chandeliers.

Our Hightea will include a selection of savoury finger sandwiches, assorted savoury quiches, fresh scones jam and cream, tempting assortment of sweet tartlets, specialty teas and brewed coffee also a glass of premium sparkling wine on arrival.

HAWKESBURY 7 ISLAND CRUISE

RELAXING!

2nd April, 2020   Cost: $92pp

Includes Luxury Coach Travel, Cruise, Lunch & complimentary Afernoon Tea

What better way to experience the involved History and Spectacular Scenery than to cruise around the 7 water accessible Islands of the Lower Hawkesbury.

Today we learn much much more about Lion, Dangar, Spectacle, Long, Peat, Milson and Bar Islands whilst enjoying fresh fish chips and salad lunch as we cruise.

Then a complimentary Afternoon tea will be served before travelling back home.

LA TRAVIATA ON SYDNEY HARBOUR

BOOK EARLY!

4th April, 2020   Cost: $240pp

Includes LUXURY COACH TRAVEL AND TICKETS

Violetta is the life of every party. A courtesan with a heart of gold, she’s free and free-spirited. Could a little love change everything?

Experience the joy and heartache of the world’s most popular opera at Sydney’s best night out. Fireworks light up the sky at every performance. A giant chandelier shimmers over the harbour stage. Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour is “the ultimate Sydney experience” (Yahoo! Travel).

In 2020, we present La Traviata: the story that inspired Moulin Rouge.

Arrive early to enjoy drinks or dinner at one of the five pop-up bars and restaurants on site. Drink in the view as the setting sun glimmers over the city skyline. Then take your seats in the comfortable grandstand to enjoy “a ravishing visual spectacle” (Huffington Post).

The 3.5-tonne chandelier sparkles with 10,000 Swarovski crystals. The biggest scenes feature 70 performers on stage and party boats in the harbour.

Verdi’s score offers flying melodies, rousing drinking songs and heartbreaking duets. Brian Castles-Onion conducts the opera, with a live orchestra hidden under the stage.

HISTORIC BELLTREES HOMESTEAD

A DAY ON THE LAND!

29th April, 2020   Cost: $93pp

Includes Morning tea, lunch, guided tour of Belltrees Homestead & Luxury coach

Belltrees is a classic example of the diversity needed to sustain an agricultural property in the 20th century. This magnificent historical homestead still remains with the White family since its development in 1831. Join us and be a guest of the Whites and rediscover the pioneering spirit still evident in the modern day management of this beautiful property.

HISTORIC WOLLOMBI - MULLA VILLA & YARRAMALONG VALLEY

EARLY HISTORY!

8th May, 2020   Cost: $90pp

Includes Luxury Coach Travel,Morning Tea, Lunch & Entry

A new informative and relaxing day out. We begin by visiting the picturesque Yarramalong Valley and Hinterland of the Central Coast breaking for morning tea at Mangrove Mountain Dam (catchment for the Central Coast). Following the Old Northern Road through Buckety to Laguna our next appointment is Historic Mulla Villa Homestead (1840) convict built for the first police magistrate and his wife. Here we enjoy a scrumtuous 2 course lunch, whilst capturing the imagination of the once early settlers to the valley. A little furter on we stop at the quaint village of Wollombi, where many Hunter familiescan trace their history.

VIVID LIGHTS ON SYDNEY HARBOUR

GREAT NIGHT OUT!

1st June, 2020   Cost: $120pp

Includes Luxury Coach Travel, 2.5 Dinner Cruise & Complimentary Drink

The VIVID light show has become a wonderful platform to showcase our beautiful city and give both tourists and Sydney Siders alike a chance to see the city’s history, culture and art in a whole new light.

Our dinner cruise includes a delicious buffet meal, generous sized dancefloor and live DJ. There is also a bar on board where you can buy beers, a selection of wines, bubbles and non-alcoholic beverages. The VIVID cruise tour gives you a chance to see the pinnacle of the VIVID light show, the Opera House with its transforming light sails along with a view of the city skyline which will also be part of the VIVD show. The vessel will then cruise the harbour so you can take in many of Sydney’s other iconic sights such as Luna Park and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, dropping you back to Darling Harbour. Make dinner in Sydney a special one for loved ones, family or visitors looking for something a little different to experience in Sydney.

Inclusions:

•Vivid Sydney 2020 - Sydney Opera House sails light projection 2.5 hour cruise around Sydney Harbour

•Buffet Meal

•Beautiful views on the Vivid light show from the harbour

•Party DJ

•Licence bar on board

VIVID LIGHTS ON SYDNEY HARBOUR

SPECTACULAR!

2nd June, 2020   Cost: $120pp

Includes LUXURY Coach Travel 2.5 hour Dinner Cruise & Complimentary Drink

The VIVID light show has become a wonderful platform to showcase our beautiful city and give both tourists and Sydney Siders alike a chance to see the city’s history, culture and art in a whole new light.

Our dinner cruise includes a delicious buffet meal, generous sized dancefloor and live DJ. There is also a bar on board where you can buy beers, a selection of wines, bubbles and non-alcoholic beverages. The VIVID cruise tour gives you a chance to see the pinnacle of the VIVID light show, the Opera House with its transforming light sails along with a view of the city skyline which will also be part of the VIVD show. The vessel will then cruise the harbour so you can take in many of Sydney’s other iconic sights such as Luna Park and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, dropping you back to Darling Harbour. Make dinner in Sydney a special one for loved ones, family or visitors looking for something a little different to experience in Sydney.

Inclusions:

•Vivid Sydney 2020 - Sydney Opera House sails light projection 2.5 hour cruise around Sydney Harbour

•Buffet Meal

•Beautiful views on the Vivid light show from the harbour

•Party DJ

•Licence bar on board

FESTIVAL OF THE FLEECES

SOMETHING DIFFERENT!

6th June, 2020   Cost: $64pp

Includes Luxury Coach Travel & Morning Tea.

A major Upper Hunter event since 1990 with over 200 sheep dressed in woollen mittens adorning the main street of Merriwa is quite a spectacular site. This is complimented with over 100 variety market stalls, sheep shearing demonstration and dog jumping, vintage cars and much much more.

VIVID LIGHTS ON SYDNEY HARBOUR

DONT MISS THIS!

8th June, 2020   Cost: $120pp

Includes Luxury Coach Travel 2.5 hour Dinner Cruise & Complimentary Drink

The VIVID light show has become a wonderful platform to showcase our beautiful city and give both tourists and Sydney Siders alike a chance to see the city’s history, culture and art in a whole new light.

Our dinner cruise includes a delicious buffet meal, generous sized dancefloor and live DJ. There is also a bar on board where you can buy beers, a selection of wines, bubbles and non-alcoholic beverages. The VIVID cruise tour gives you a chance to see the pinnacle of the VIVID light show, the Opera House with its transforming light sails along with a view of the city skyline which will also be part of the VIVD show. The vessel will then cruise the harbour so you can take in many of Sydney’s other iconic sights such as Luna Park and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, dropping you back to Darling Harbour. Make dinner in Sydney a special one for loved ones, family or visitors looking for something a little different to experience in Sydney.

Inclusions:

•Vivid Sydney 2020 - Sydney Opera House sails light projection 2.5 hour cruise around Sydney Harbour

•Buffet Meal

•Beautiful views on the Vivid light show from the harbour

•Party DJ

•Licence bar on board

VIVID LIGHTS ON SYDNEY HARBOUR

BOOK EARLY!

9th June, 2020   Cost: $120pp

Includes Luxury Coach Travel, 2.5 Dinner Cruise, & Complimentary Drink

The VIVID light show has become a wonderful platform to showcase our beautiful city and give both tourists and Sydney Siders alike a chance to see the city’s history, culture and art in a whole new light.

Our dinner cruise includes a delicious buffet meal, generous sized dancefloor and live DJ. There is also a bar on board where you can buy beers, a selection of wines, bubbles and non-alcoholic beverages. The VIVID cruise tour gives you a chance to see the pinnacle of the VIVID light show, the Opera House with its transforming light sails along with a view of the city skyline which will also be part of the VIVD show. The vessel will then cruise the harbour so you can take in many of Sydney’s other iconic sights such as Luna Park and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, dropping you back to Darling Harbour. Make dinner in Sydney a special one for loved ones, family or visitors looking for something a little different to experience in Sydney.

Inclusions:

•Vivid Sydney 2020 - Sydney Opera House sails light projection 2.5 hour cruise around Sydney Harbour

•Buffet Meal

•Beautiful views on the Vivid light show from the harbour

•Party DJ

•Licence bar on board

MYSTERY DAY TOUR

GUESS WHERE!

17th June, 2020   Cost: $80pp

Includes LUXURY COACH TRAVEL MORNING TEA & LUNCH

A great day – great food and great company. Guess Where and Win a Prize!

CONVICT WOMEN'S TRIALS

VERY POPULAR!

22nd June, 2020   Cost: $85pp

Includes luxury coach travel, morning tea, lunch and guided tour

Follow the footsteps of convict women from arrival at Parramatta Wharf to the first and second Female Factories (convict women's gaols) the oldest female convict site in Australia. See the orphanage where their children were placed. Very story oriented, this tour explores the lives of women noted as, "the very dregs of society." Was this a valid description? What were their choices?

A tour of Parramatta Park with more lively convict stories, viewing the oldest convicts cottage, domestic house and public building in Australia.

BROKEN BAY PEARL FARM TOUR

UNIQUE!

25th June, 2020   Cost: $115pp

Includes Luxury Coach Travel, Cruise, Entry & Lunch

All Exciting relatively new industry where we cruise the waterways of the Central Coast and visit a working Pearl Farm. Discover how local pearls are grown and witness a live pearl harvest from the shell.

Back on land join experts in a hands on pearl grading session and learn the 7 virtues of a pearl.

To compliment our day, lunch will be freshly cooked fish and chips along the shoreline of Brisbane Waters and a liesurely drive through the central coast before returning home.

Bring a spray jacket just in case! (minimum numbers apply).

HIGH TEA AT LUNA PARK & RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA

SOMETHING DIFFERENT!

1st July, 2020   Cost: $110pp

Includes Luxury Coach Travel, Entries and High Tea

Join us for a guided tour of the Reserve Bank of Australia Museum which showcaes the different types of money used before Federation and each of the series of banknotes since. Prior to our Guided Museum Tour we see a short documentary of the Bank construction during the 1960's .

Our next very special venue we enjoy the views of Sydney Harbour whilst indulging in High Tea at Luna Park, then you may wish to relive your childhood with a ride on the Ferris Wheel or Carousel to complete a wonderful day out.

ABERDEEN HIGHLAND GAMES

ENTERTAINING!

4th July, 2020   Cost: $70pp

Includes Luxury Coach Travel, Morning Tea and Entry

The games begin with a parade of bands, clan representatives and others that culminate into the massed band salute and cheiftans address, officially opening the day. Followed by strong man events, highland country dancing, tartan warriors, tug-o-war and much more. There are lots of stalls and stands selling all manner of Scottish regalia, to complete our day.

SWEET TREATS AT BON BON CHOCOLATE FACTORY

CHOCOLATE LOVERS!

30th July, 2020   Cost: $70pp

Includes Luxury Coach Travel, Morning Tea, All you can eat Lunch & Entry

An indulgent day for all! The factory is the home of renown Australian Confectionary Producers Nougat Limar, Bon Bon Fine Chocolates and Sydney Marshmellow Co. Make your way through the Big Wooden Doors where you will be greeted with 100"s of amazing locally made exclusive products for all tastes and ages. Explore an immense world of Chocolate, nougat and much much more. Take a guided tour of the factory floor and learn how their products are made. To compliment our day we enjoy an all you can eat Buffet Lunch, visit the Gosford Regional Gallery and the Edogawa Commemorative Gardens before returning home.

HISTORIC JOADJA

HISTORY PLUS!

1st September, 2020   Cost: $125pp

Includes Luxury Coach Travel, Morning Tea, BBQ Lunch and Guided Tour

Oil-shale in the nineteenth century was an alternative source of crude oil to the oil-well of America and elsewhere. The Australian industry, centred in New South Wales, had close links with Scotland through technology, managers, miners and refinery workers. Joadja preserves to an extent unigue in the world legible (and scenic) archeological testimony of all aspects of a major works using horizontal retorts to distil oil from extremely rich oil-shale deposits. Joadja was the birthplace of the Australain kerosine oil and mineral company during the 1860's.

LEURA GARDEN FESTIVAL

Vibrant!

3rd October, 2020   Cost: $95pp

Includes Luxury Coach Travel, Morning Tea and Entry to Several Gardens

Its that time of year again! Leura is holding their annual Floral Festival. Leura is situated high on the Great Divide these cool climate Spring Gardens feature a magnificnent display of Azaleas, Rhododendrons, Dogwoods, Camelias and many other cool climate exotics as well as flowering annuals and perennials.

There are big gardens and small gardens each displaying their own distinctive character.

GREAT NORTH ROAD

COLONIAL HISTORY!

7th November, 2020   Cost: $85pp

Includes Luxury Coach Travel, Morning Tea and Lunch

The Great North Road is a 240km convict-built masterpiece constructed between 1826 and 1836 to provide an overland route from Sydney to Newcastle and the Hunter Valley.

It remains one of the most impressive engineering feats of Australia's convict era. Much of the road has since become a secondary road but still remains an important route today. It is also popular as a scenic drive as we pass through historic Wollombi & St Albans.

OVER BARRINGTON TOPS

POPULAR DAY OUT!

15th November, 2020   Cost: $88pp

Includes Morning Tea, Lunch and Luxury Coach Travel

A popular day out as we cross over the Barrington Tops. Passing through Gloucester and historic gold town of Copeland, Blue Gum and Snow Gum Forests, stopping off at Pole Blue rest area for lunch, as well as numerous lookouts taking in the superb scenery of this true wilderness area.

Descending to the west via the Dingo Gate lookout to Moonan Flat we travel across the fertile river flats of the upper Hunter.