Day Tours

HISTORIC WOLLOMBI - MULLA VILLA & YARRAMALONG VALLEY

3 Seats Left! EARLY HISTORY!

25th September, 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.

DUNGOG & THE DAM

FULL GREAT DAY OUT

28th September, 2020   Cost: $55pp

Includes Morning Tea, Sausage Sizzle Lunch & Luxury Coach Travel

Break the Covid blues and join us on another relaxing day out as we travel via the productive fertile flood plains surrounding Maitland and Tocal Agricultural College.

Stopping at Patterson (once a riverboat port) for morning tea then onto Dungog, a haunt for numerous bushrangers. It was also the launching pad for some of our famous early explorers.

some free time in town to boost their struggling ecomony (opt) before heading off th Chicester Dam (headwaters of the Williams River) for our saugage lunch

Time to relax prior to our return trip home via Clarencetown and Raymond Terrace.

MUNGO ON THE MYALL

NICE DAY OUT

1st October, 2020   Cost: $55pp

Includes Morning Tea, Sausage Sizzle Lunch & Luxury Coach Travel

Another relaxing day out. As we travel north to Tea Gardens our first visit after morning tea is the Community Art and Craft Centre which is a meeting place where many of the locals exercise their wide and varied talents as well as selling to the general public. Following this we escape via Hawkes Nest travel across Whistling Bridge and onto the Coast Road between the Ocean Dunes of the Pacific Ocean and the tranquil waters of Myall Lakes. Time to take in the sheltered serenity within the surrounds of the Mungo Brush Recreation Park whilst your lunch is being prepared.

MYSTERY DAY TOUR

2 Seats Left! GUESS WHERE!

7th October, 2020   Cost: $80pp

Includes LUXURY COACH TRAVEL MORNING TEA & LUNCH

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

HIGH TEA AT GARDENS ON FOREST

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21st October, 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

2 Seats Left!

22nd October, 2020   Cost: $92pp

Includes Luxury Coach Travel, Cruise, Lunch & complimentary Afternoon 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.

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.

CONVICT WOMEN'S TRIALS

VERY POPULAR!

17th November, 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

FULL UNIQUE!

19th November, 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!

Date To Be Advised   Cost: $TBA

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.

BROKEN BAY PEARL FARM TOUR

Date To Be Advised   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).