FULL BOOK EARLY! EASTER FESTIVAL AT LIGHTNING RIDGE
9th April, 2020 to 14th April, 2020 (6 days) Cost: $1395pp/ts SS: $235 extra 5 BREAKFAST 4 LUNCHES 5 DINNERS
Lightning Ridge, in outback NSW, is on the world's richest deposit of black opal. Its a place that abounds with colourful characters, barrels of dreams, opportunities and experiences! The 'Ridge', as it is known to the locals, will welcome you with classic country hospitality but it will certainly not be 'more of the same'. They are a unique bunch out there and pride themselves on a wonderful eccentricity. It is something about the pioneering spirit that has allowed this area to develop - and many visitors become so enamored with the place that a 3 day holiday can turn into a new life. Many are so captivated by the place, they stay. Famous for the elusive and distinctive Black Opal, which is unique to the area, it is a thriving frontier town full of the iconic Australian characters. On this tour we will join in the festivities of their annual Easter Festival which has a unique way of celebrating Easter and their town. On this 6 day tour you will experience a town with a difference - Lightning Ridge!!5 nights motel accommodation
5 Cooked breakfasts
Tour at Chambers of the Black Hand
Visit John Murray Art Gallery
Half day guided tour
Morning tea at the Sheepyard Inn (Grawin)
A day at the Easter Festival
Astronomy presentation and more
BOOK EARLY! FESTIVAL TIME! BRIGHT FESTIVAL OF THE LEAVES
30th April, 2020 to 5th May, 2020 (6 days) Cost: $1325pp/ts SS: $350 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 27 years. So book early to secure your seat.
AT ITS BEST! YULEFEST CHRISTMAS IN JULY
22nd July, 2020 to 26th July, 2020 (5 days) Cost: $1440pp/ts SS: $260 extra 4 BREAKFAST 4 LUNCHES 4 DINNERS
What better way than to spend our Christmas in July than on the beautiful Mid North Coast Hinterland . We begin with a visit to the Hillview Herb Farm along the Buckets Way then spending the next 4 nights at Belligen. We Visit Trail Bay Gaol, Urunga Honey Place, travel up onto the Dorrigo Plateau with its new Dorrigo Steam Railway Museum, Dangar Falls, Coffs Burrerfly House, The Historic Bunker (National Cartoon Gallery). Climb (by coach) 310 meters above Coffs to Forest Sky Pier Lookout. Upon our return we finish with a 2 1/2 hour Luncheon Cruise on the Wallis Lakes.
The best way to enjoy winter is with friends travelling to a beautiful area engaging with hosts the excel in hospitality
10 Seats Left! RELAXATION PLUS MURRAY RIVER HERITAGE CRUISE
24th August, 2020 to 28th August, 2020 (5 days) Cost: $2380pp/ts SS: $475 extra 4 BREAKFAST 2 LUNCHES 4 DINNERS FLIGHTS COACH TRANSFERS
Christmas in July, snuggled up in the warm cosy lounges of Murray Princess with a mulled wine and great company. Step aboard the Murray Princess at the historic river port of Mannum and you step aboard the grand old lady of the river and into a bygone era. A fundamental part of Australias heritage was founded in the proud tradition of the paddle steamers on Australias greatest river. Equal to any trade route in the world, the Murray was the lifeblood of the pioneers who lived in the driest continent on Earth. The Murrays banks form protected lagoons for a myriad of bird and animal life including sulphur crested cockatoos nesting high in towering sandstone cliffs. Along the way we will cruise past majestic Red Gums forests, stark Box Tree flats and massive white sand bars forming island retreats.
Very Popular! AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK SPECTACULAR SHOW
3rd September, 2020 to 6th September, 2020 (4 days) Cost: $985pp/ts 3 BREAKFAST 2 LUNCHES 3 DINNERS
Enjoy the all new Australian Outback Spectacular story with true Australian characters, Reg and Marge, who are battling a severe five year drought on their farm. This heart touching story will resonate with many as it delves into real world struggles that many Aussie farmers are dealing with today.
With the help from some unlikely characters, and friendships that will last a lifetime, the pair overcomes the harsh realities of life in the Australian Outback. Australias favourite dinner and show is a great night out.
*Luxury Coach Travel
*3 nights motel accommodation
*Live Show at the Australian Outback Spectacular
*Talk at the Tweed Valley Regional Art Gallery
*Visit a Bison Farm
RELAXING! 9 DAYS NORFOLK ISLAND
6th September, 2020 to 14th September, 2020 (9 days) Cost: $3290pp/ts SS: $600 extra Return flights ex Australia including all taxes
We start this tour on a relaxing note arriving at the Stamford Plaza Airport Hotel mid afternoon on day 1 to avoid an very early hours of the morning start hence we arrive into Norfolk Island quite refreshed.
Return flights ex: Australia including all taxes
Overnight 5 star accommodation at The Stamford Sydney Airport Hotel & Transfers to the Sydney International Airport
7 nights accommodation at the South Pacific Resort
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
- Christians Glass Bottom Boat
- Night as a Convict
- Colleen McCulloughs 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
*Travel insurance is highly recommended. Itinerary may be subject to change.
BOOK EARLY TOOWOOMBA CARNIVAL OF FLOWERS
16th September, 2020 to 21st September, 2020 (6 days) Cost: $1625pp/ts SS: $360 extra 5 BREAKFAST 5 LUNCHES 5 DINNER
There are not many tours that have so much diversity to offer. During these six days we experience gardens that will delight us, the Christmas spirit in September, fascinating animals, great community projects and a festival of colour and joy. This week is simply delightful.
5 nights accommodation
5 cooked breakfasts
5 x 2 course motel dinners
5 included lunches
Talk and dessert at Granite Belt Christmas Farm
Entry and show with bite dog show at Lawdogs Australia
Tour at Truffle Discovery Centre
Step on guide for tour of Warwick
Entry to Warwick museum
Tour Bestbrook Mountain Resort
Train ride from Spring Bluff station
Guide in Toowoomba including Laurel Park and a private garden if time permits
Gold reserved parade seating
Tour of Summerland House Farm
EXCITING! BRISBANE RIVERFIRE
24th September, 2020 to 29th September, 2020 (6 days) Cost: $1610pp/ts SS: $350 extra 5 BREAKFAST 5 LUNCHES 5 DINNERS
Brisbane Festival is one of Australias major international arts festivals. The city explodes with a program of theatre, music, dance, circus and opera but we have come to experience the piece de resistance that is the Sunsuper Riverfire. This pyrotechnic extravaganza is set to a soundtrack enhancing the spectacle.
5 nights motel accommodation
5 cooked breakfasts
5 motel dinners (one a 3 course dinner with drinks package to watch Riverfire fireworks)
5 included lunches see below
Tour around Summerland House Farm
Solar train ride Byron Bay
Ccruise with entertainment on Kookaburra River Queen, Brisbane
Visit Riverside Markets and Botanic Gardens
Tour of Boggo Road Gaol
Talk and afternoon tea at Newstead House
Visit and morning tea at Thursday Plantation, Ballina
Tour at Glen Ian Ostrich and Emu Farm
Guided tour of Trial Bay Gaol, South West Rocks
VERY POPULAR! 4 DAY MYSTERY TOUR
8th November, 2020 to 11th November, 2020 (4 days) Cost: $980pp/ts SS: $270 extra Luxury Coach Travel, All meals & Entries
WHERE? WHO CARES!
Join us again on possibly one of our most popular outing on this occasion. Its four days thats abound with fun, food and another fantastic destination.
Also rekindle some familiar friendships aswell.
LIMITED SINGLE SUPPS ON THIS TOUR.
SO JUST SIT BACK AND ENJOY THE EXPERIENCE!
Great Value! GOURMET DELIGHTS AND SOUTHERN SIGHTS
23rd November, 2020 to 28th November, 2020 (6 days) Cost: $1577pp/ts SS: $400 extra 5 BREAKFAST 5 LUNCHES 5 DINNERS
A food lovers indulgence escape. As we temp our taste buds and senses throughout the Gourmet region of Southern New South Wales and Victoria.
We start our tour with Corowa Whiskey and Chocolate Factory, historic Byramine Homestead and Brewery, Rich Glen Olives, The Big Strawberry,The Catcus County Kitchen (4000 different species) including catcus cake for morning tea, BBQ Luncheon Cruise on Lake Mulwala, Holbrook and it's Submarine Museum.
Sharing of of this with friends, food and lots of fun.
FILLS FAST! YOUNG AT CHERRY TIME
4th December, 2020 to 6th December, 2020 (3 days) Cost: $TBA 2 BREAKFASTS 3 LUNCHES 2 DINNERS
A complete tour of the premier attractions surrounding the Cherry Capital of Australia. Visiting the beautiful Rose Gardens of Cowra and the unique Hologram presentation of the Cowra breakout at the Visitor Centre. Included in your tour Poppas Fudge Factory, pick your own cherries, enjoy the National Cherry Festival Street Parade, Lunch at the Historic Clifton House (1889) and private Garden, walk amongst the spectacular gardens and water features within Chinamans Dam. Book
Early and don't miss a fantastic tour.