Bright And Melbourne Flower Show

Bright And Melbourne Flower Show

This tour effortlessly combines beautiful gardens, breathtaking scenery and the amazing floral displays at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, with a taste of Australian history at several museums. Enjoy the cosmopolitan lifestyle with ample free time in Melbourne and enjoy many great shopping opportunities along the way.

This tour effortlessly combines beautiful gardens, breathtaking scenery and the amazing floral displays at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, with a taste of Australian history at several museums. Enjoy the cosmopolitan lifestyle with ample free time in Melbourne and enjoy many great shopping opportunities along the way.

 

All Coach

9 Days

 

ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES

  • Visit the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

  • Feast on a sumptuous three course dinner on the travelling Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

  • Full day touring in the Dandenong Ranges

  • Bonegilla Immigrant Camp Museum

  • Full day touring Geelong, including Werribee Park Mansion, the Victorian State Rose Garden and the National Wool Museum

  • Experience the bustle of the Melbourne Wholesale Markets and Queen Victoria Markets

 

INCLUSIONS

  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

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

  • 20 quality meals

  • Traveller’s Refund Guarantee

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Modern luxury tour coach

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Director

  • Robert’s Famous Homemade Morning Tea

 

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Day 1

Sydney – Wagga Wagga
Depart from the Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney via Goulburn to Wagga Wagga for our overnight stay.

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Day 2

Wagga Wagga – Healesville
After having morning tea beside the “Weary” Dunlop statue in Benalla, we enter the Victorian high country of Alexandra, where we visit the beautiful bushland haven of the Healesville Sanctuary and learn
more of the proactive research currently taking place.

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Day 3

Healesville – Melbourne
Eat the freshest fruit possible straight from the tree as we take a tractor tour through a local orchard before experiencing the relaxing surroundings of the acclaimed William Rickets Sanctuary, home to his
incredible sculptures that blend art and nature. Drive the majestic Dandenongs and admire the views at the RJ Hamer Arboretum before arriving at Cloudehill Nursery and the George Tindale Memorial
Gardens. Spend the next four nights in Melbourne.

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Day 4

Melbourne Wholesale Markets, Local Guide
It’s an early start as we visit the Melbourne Wholesale Markets and National Flower Centre. After breakfast a local expert gives us a guided tour of this impressive city before a free afternoon to explore
on your own. Tonight use your free time to take in a show, try your luck at the casino, or dine in Melbourne’s famous Lygon Street.

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Day 5

Melbourne International Flower Show, Tramcar Restaurant
Spend the day at the magnificent Carlton Gardens and Royal Exhibition Centre at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, the premier event of its kind in Australia. Over 300 exhibitors
will be in attendence with everything from show gardens to florists, from floral competitions to garden tools. For dinner tonight a unique experience awaits as we take a ride through the city while enjoying a
luxurious three course dinner on the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant.

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Day 6

Geelong: National Wool Museum and Werribee Park Mansion
Explore Werribee Park, a 60 room mansion and gardens built in 1877. It is one of Australia’s greatest 19th century properties. Visit the Victorian State Rose Garden with its 4,500 roses. Explore Geelong,
with free time to stroll along the foreshore. Enjoy lunch (own expense) and photograph the unusual carved bollards. Visit the National Wool Museum before returning to Melbourne.

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Day 7

Melbourne – Beechworth
Explore the colorful Queen Victoria Markets after breakfast this morning. At Beechworth, a local expert will paint a picture of when it was one of the most prosperous towns in Victoria. Shop for arts and
crafts and maybe try a famous Beesting from the Beechworth Bakery.

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Day 8

Beechworth – Wagga Wagga
Explore the alpine region around Bright with a local expert before heading through Mt Beauty to the Bonegilla Migrant Camp. Listen to the stories of those who once called this their first home and learn
what life was like for new arrivals.

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Day 9

Wagga Wagga – Sydney
Our adventure ends today as we make our way home from Wagga Wagga with great memories and some new friends.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE DEPARTING THE HUNTER FROM: $2,839 per person

Single Supplement available @ $581 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
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
Strathfield Rail Station Strathfield Railway Station - 43 Everton Rd
(Country Buses near bottom roundabout),Strathfield
Swansea Blackswan S Bus stop approaching Blackswan Waterfront Motel
on Pacific Hwy (Southbound), Swansea
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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