Extended Tours

SOUTH COAST CHRISTMAS TOUR

23rd December, 2018 to 27th December, 2018 (5 days)   Cost: $1830pp/ts SS: $460 extra


Another leisurely yet exciting Christmas escape to Batemans Bay with warm hospitality, great places to visit includes 3 hour lucheon cruise Eurabadalla Botanical Gardens riverboat port of Nellingen Mogo Zoo historic Coolangatta and an adventure ride on bigfoot to the apex of Mt Coolangatta and enjoy a convict lunch (not bread and water) not to mention our wonderful Christmas feast.

Book & pay a $200.00 deposit before 10th October 2018.


JOIN EASTER TOUR! AUTUMN IN ORANGE AT EASTER

18th April, 2019 to 22nd April, 2019 (5 days)   Cost: $1350pp/ts SS: $275 extra


What an amazing location for Autumn—beautiful days and splendid colour around the district as the trees adjust to the cooler temperatures. We take in spectacular views from Mount Canobolas and visit Abercrombie House for its Scotland the Brave dinner. We find what the towns of Cowra, Manildra and Canowindra have to offer with many more highlights throughout the tour.

Tour Included

*Luxury Coach Travel

*4 nights motel accommodation

*4 cooked breakfasts

*3 motel dinners

*4 included lunches – see below

*Entry and guided tour of Eskbank House, Blue Mountains

*Locally guided tour of Orange (2 hours)

*Visit Orange Botanical Gardens

*Light lunch and 30 minute guided walk at Hillside Harvest, Orange

*Wine tasting at Orange Mountain Wines

*Visit Cowra Visitors Centre for Breakout display

*Locally guided tour in Cowra (1 hour)

*Entry to Cowra Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre self guided

*30 min lecture on a heritage subject at Cowra Cultural Centre

*Themed dinner ‘Scotland the Brave’ at Abercrombie House

*Narration and morning tea at the Yarn Market, Molong

*Visit Movie Poster Museum, Manildra

*Wine tasting at Twisted River Winery, Manildra

*Entry and lunch at Age f Fishes Museum, Canowindra

*Entry to Golden Memories Museum, Milthorpe

*High Tea (a light Lunch) at The Hydro Majestic, Blue Mountains


ALWAYS POPULAR FILLING FAST! BRIGHT FALLING OF THE LEAVES

2nd May, 2019 to 7th May, 2019 (6 days)   Cost: $1310pp/ts SS: $340 extra


A spectacularly colourful event held annually. Join us and be a part of the festivities and diversity within the north east corner of Victoria. Highlighted by the ornamental Autumn tones of Bright and its alpine region, complete with wineries, deer farms, olive groves, mountainous timbered regions of Victorias High Country.

See Falls Creek, Mount Beauty and visit the original Cattlemans Hut tucked away amongst the snow gums. This has been one of our most popular Autumn Tours over the past 26 years, so book early to secure your seat.


BOOK EARLY! SUNSHINE COAST WINTER GETAWAY

17th June, 2019 to 23rd June, 2019 (7 days)   Cost: $1830pp/ts SS: $460 extra


Say goodbye to the winter blues and warm up your holiday spirit to explore the natural beauty of the Sunshine Coast, where the winter temperatures are around 25°. An exciting tour including, Slim Dusty Centre, High Tea on the Gold Coast, world class Eumundi markets, ride the Mary Valley Rattler, explore the hinterland including Maleny and Montville.

Cruise on the Noosa River and so much more.


OUTBACK QUEENSLAND AND CENTRAL AUSTRALIA

9th July, 2019 to 28th July, 2019 (20 days)   Cost: $6590pp/ts SS: $1720 extra


Join us on our extensive final outback tour through Queensland, Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales where we experience a diverse range of scenery and outback characters whilst guaranteeing you lots of fun around every corner.

We cross the paths of many of our early explorers and cattlemen like Leichardt, Burke and Wills, Sturt, John McDouall Stuart, Kidman and many more. A spectacular journey leaving no stone unturned.

By the time we get home we can sing this song:

“Moree, Mitchell, Longreach, Winton, Mount Isa, Tennant Creek, Alice Springs, Yulara, Uluru, Coober Pedy, Port Augusta, Broken Hill, Cobar, Gilgandra ….I’ve almost been everywhere man!"


4 TRAINS 3 CITIES 3 STATES

7th August, 2019 to 14th August, 2019 (8 days)   Cost: $2950pp/ts SS: $520 extra


Between Sydney and Melbourne we travel First Class on the high speed XPT train. Between Melbourne and Adelaide the daylight service is on the Overland (Premium Seats) a comfortable way to soak up a range of landscapes. Finally we travel on the Indian Pacific between Adelaide and Sydney in Gold Kangaroo comfort with overnight, ensuite accommodation and all meals.

Then the Puffing Billy makes 4 train experiences. In each city we have quality accommodation and local touring to create a sensational tour – 4 trains, 3 cities and 3 States.


RELAXING TOUR! FRASER ISLAND

23rd August, 2019 to 1st September, 2019 (10 days)   Cost: $2980pp/ts SS: $600 extra


Join us and visit World Heritage Fraser Island. A place of exceptional beauty and extreme diversity. Spend five nights at Kingfisher Bay Resort as we travel the length and breadth of this magnificent island paradise.

Cruise the Hervey Bay Marine Park in search of the migrating humpback whale. See if you can spot one of the purest breeds of dingo in the country or maybe one of the 300 resident bird species. There is so much to do on Fraser Island.

Also included is Bundaberg and its distillery, Bert Hinkler Aviation Museum and Botanic Gardens. Cross the Great Divide, visit the Koala Hospital and finish with a cruise on the Hastings River.


ADELAIDE & KANGAROO ISLAND

11th September, 2019 to 20th September, 2019 (10 days)   Cost: $TBA


Kangaroo Island, because of its variety and abundance of wildlife , has often been described as a "zoo without fences". Third largest in Australia after Tasmania and Melville, Kangaroo Island, 174kms long by 60 kms wide, is big in all but population. Separated from the mainland for thousands of years it retains plants and animals extinct elsewhere in Australia.

Other features include Flinders Chase National Park, Emu Ridge Eucalyptus distillery, Adelaide Botanic Gardens, Oval and Zoo, MV Dolphin Luncheon Cruise, Clifford's Honey Farm Mundoo Island Station, Murray River Dinner Cruise, Sound and Light Show and so much more. This is surely a great tour not to be missed.


TOOWOOMBA AT SPRING TIME FESTIVAL

22nd September, 2019 to 27th September, 2019 (6 days)   Cost: $1525pp/ts SS: $285 extra


The festival is not just about flowers, it has progressed to cover a myriad of interests. There is a state heritage listed railway precinct that has over 150 years of history to showcase. There are hidden laneways that are waiting to be discovered along with fantastic food and beverage outlets.

There is plenty of entertainment in the parklands and local arts and crafts to appreciate. It would really be a shame to miss this week of colour, so book fast!

Tour Inclusions

*Luxury Coach Travel

*5 nights motel accommodation

*5 cooked breakfasts

*5 motel dinners

*1 Lunch

*Locally guided tour of Tenterfield

*Daily ticket to attend 2 days of the festival including the Night Garden

* Visit 4 private gardens open for display during the festival

*Entry and tour at Cobb and Co Museum

*Entry and show at Dolphin Marine Magic, Coffs Harbour


EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! 9 DAYS NORFOLK ISLAND

22nd September, 2019 to 30th September, 2019 (9 days)   Cost: $3190pp/ts SS: $595 extra


PACKAGE INCLUSIONS:

• Return flights ex: Australia including all taxes

• Overnight accommodation at The Stamford Sydney Airport Hotel & Transfers to the Sydney International Airport

• 7 nights accommodation at the South Pacific Resort in a Superior Room

• Full touring itinerary with highlights including:

- Half day Island Tour

- Trial of Fifteen

- Island Culture Tour

- Progressive Dinner

- Norfolk Indulgence Tour

- Island Fish Fry

- Sound & Light Show

- Christian’s Glass Bottom Boat including Lunch

- Cyclorama

- Night as a Convict

- Colleen McCullough’s Home Tour

- Christian Brothers Cheese Tour

- Wonderland by Night

- Convict Settlement Tour

• Full breakfast daily and dinner each night incl. Breakfast Bush Walk

• Morning or afternoon tea on most touring days

*Lunches are at own cost except one

*Travel insurance is highly recommended. Itinerary may be subject to change.


NARRANDERA & GRIFFITH FLOWER FESTIVAL

16th October, 2019 to 21st October, 2019 (6 days)   Cost: $1420pp/ts SS: $300 extra


Narrandera is often referred to as an ‘oasis’ blessed with abundant water hugging the banks of Lake Talbot and the Murrumbidgee. This is an ideal base to explore MIA, Temora, Junee, Griffith and Wagga Wagga. Features of this 5 night stayput tour include Altina Wildlife Park, and Monte Cristo homestead just to mention a couple.


UNPACK ONCE COFFS HARBOUR WITH JACARANDA FESTIVAL

31st October, 2019 to 4th November, 2019 (5 days)   Cost: $1310pp/ts SS: $280 extra


A luxury holiday escape staying at the wonderful Opal Cove Resort for four nights. This comprehensive tour takes us to Grafton, a picturesque rural town best recognised for its beautiful civic landscaping with the Jacarandas’ purple Springtime blossom everywhere.

Don’t miss this one, it has many new attractions to experience.

Tour Inclusions

*Luxury Coach Travel

*4 nights Opal Cove Resort 4 Star motel accommodation

*4 cooked breakfasts

*4 x 2 course resort dinners

*4 included lunches

* Locally guided tour of Grafton

*Tour and Aussie lunch at Lanbruk’s Gunyah, Grafton

*Entry to open gardens and parade for Jacaranda Festival

*Dolphin Marine Magic presentation

*Entry to Bunker Cartoon Gallery

*Wine tasting at Two Tails Winery