Beautiful Bright

Beautiful Bright

Bright! It’s always the right time of year to visit the beautiful township of Bright, and early autumn is no exception. Resplendent in autumn hues and with the natural beauty of the European trees changing colour before winter, it makes a perfect base to explore Victoria’s High Country.

The scenery of the Victorian high country is awash with warm autumn colours—leaves in rich reds and gleaming golds adorn the European tree lined streets. Enjoy the brisk mornings, sunny days and cool nights as we base ourselves in beautiful Bright to explore the surrounding regions including Falls Creek, Mt Buffalo and Mt Beauty and the panoramic views on offer. A tour that will wow your camera and one of our favourite destinations – once you’ve visited, you’ll want to go back.

 

Fly/Coach/Fly

6 days

 

Ultimate Experiences

• Enjoy 5 nights in the beautiful alpine town of Bright

• View the warm autumn colours of the European tree-lined streets

• Travel through the Victorian High Country visiting Falls Creek, Mt Buffalo and Mt Beauty

• Visit Red Stag Deer and Emu Farm and Lavender Hue Lavender Farm

• Sample produce and perhaps purchase from the wide range of products at Milawa Mustards and Milawa Cheese Company

 

INCLUSIONS

• Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

• Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane area*

• Pickup and return locations throughout the Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney

• Flights

• 15 quality meals

• Traveller’s Refund Guarantee

• Entries and attractions as shown

• Modern luxury tour coach

• Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

• Robert’s Famous Morning Tea

 

*As per conditions

 

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Day 1

Home – Melbourne – Bright
After your flight to Melbourne, travel through magnificent contrasting scenery via Whittlesea to Yea for lunch. Journey through quaint little townships with tree lined streets and awe inspiring mountain top views, continuing on to the beautiful Ovens Valley, the district dotted with cattle, alpaca and goat farms, tobacco crops, hop fields and wineries. Unpack and settle into our accommodation for the next five nights.

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Day 2

Mount Buffalo
Today enjoy the spectacular alpine scenery, sheer cliffs and amazing rock formations all nestled amongst the forest of mountain ash and snow gums as you travel to Mt Buffalo. Following morning tea, head back to Eurobin and the Red Stag Deer and Emu Farm, where you will enjoy lunch and an informative historical talk. This afternoon, awaken your tastebuds with wine tasting at Brown Brothers Winery, followed by gourmet products at Milawa Cheese and Milawa Mustards.

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Day 3

Harrietville and Bright
Today’s touring begins with a drive to the picturesque township of Harrietville. Visit the Lavender Hue Lavender Farm, where you will hear about the working farm and its early beginnings
over a delicious morning tea. Travel back to Bright for some free time to stroll along the banks of the Ovens River, visit some of Bright’s attractions including the Bright Brewery, Bright Cheese, Bright Chocolate or the local Art Gallery. Purchase your own lunch today at one of the many cafes and restaurants showcasing the local produce. This afternoon, visit the Bright Historical Museum for a tour of the collection. Later, taste some of the wines from Ringer Reef Winery, a local family owned winery before returning to your motel.

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Day 4

Tallangatta – Dartmouth – Yackandandah
Today we follow the Mitta Mitta River to the Dartmouth Alpine Retreat for lunch. The Alpine National Park is the largest in Victoria and protects the habitats of a variety of flora and fauna. Our return journey takes us to the National Trust town of Yackandandah, one of Australia’s prettiest villages, with avenues of English trees and featuring many well-preserved buildings.
Return to Bright via Myrtleford, featuring the world renowned Phoenix Tree which was carved out of the trunk and roots of a huge river red gum tree, by sculptor Hans Knorr.

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Day 5

Mount Beauty – Falls Creek
Nestled at the foot of Mt Bogong, Victoria's highest peak, the village of Mt Beauty was originally built for the Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme workers. Continue on to the Falls Creek area where you’ll see incredible mountains, streams waterfalls and rivers, plus expansive meadows of wildflowers. At the Alpine Tourist Information Centre at Mt Beauty, learn about the Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme. On our way back to Bright, stop at the junction of the Ovens River and Morses Creek for a photo.

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Day 6

Bright – Melbourne – Home
Farewell the autumn colours of the Bright region, as we make our way to the Benalla Botanic Gardens for a delicious Devonshire morning tea and free time to wander the garden where
extensive lawns sweep down to Lake Benalla. Continue heading south and following lunch, it’s time to make our way to Melbourne Airport for your flight home.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE: $2,780 per person

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER: $2,734 per person

Single Supplement available @ $474 extra

 

 

Booking Conditions

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Name Address Contact Details
Belmont Shops S Bus Stop on Pacific Hwy (Southbound) near
Marshall Property, Belmont
Charlestown Smart St Bus Zone in Smart St outside Presbyterian Church
(opposite library car park), Charlestown
Doyalson Wentworth Ave S Bus stop past RSL Club (Southbound)
Cnr Pacific Hwy & Wentworth Ave, Doyalson
Home pickups Taxi home pickups and returns are provided.
Contact us to see if your address is included.
Hornsby Railway Station Hornsby Railway Station. Pickup at the bottom of
the bus rank, near roundabout opp hotel
Kariong Information Ctr At Kariong Information Centre car park,
The Avenue, Kariong
New Lambton Wests S Bus Stop on Hobart Rd near Harker Oval
across from Wests Leagues Club, New Lambton
Swansea Blackswan S Bus stop approaching Blackswan Waterfront Motel
on Pacific Hwy (Southbound), Swansea
Sydney Domestic Airport Sydney Domestic Airport
Thornton AAJ Depot All Australian Journeys - Thornton Depot
3 Woodford Place, Thornton
Tuggerah Westfield Bus stop near cinemas at the back of
Westfield Shopping Centre, Tuggerah
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2019
$2,734.00

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