Bring In The New Year In Canberra

Bring In The New Year In Canberra

Welcome in the New Year while staying in Australia’s national capital, with a journey of heritage, culture and exploration.

Welcome in the New Year while staying in Australia’s national capital, with a journey of heritage, culture and exploration. Immerse yourself in the history of the Australian War Memorial, the Australian Mint and New and Old Parliament Houses. Be amazed by the fascinating art and culture of the National Gallery and discover more about dark matter, the stars and planets at the Siding Springs Observatory.

 

Fly/Coach

6 days

 

ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES

  • International visiting sculpture exhibition, HyperReal at the National Gallery of Australia

  • Canberra City views from Telstra Tower and Mt Ainsley

  • Visit the Australian War Memorial and hear the moving Last Post Ceremony

  • New Year’s Eve celebrations in Civic including fireworks

  • Relax in the artesian spas of Moree

  • Siding Springs Observatory

 

INCLUSIONS

  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

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

  • Flights

  • 16 quality meals

  • Traveller’s Refund Guarantee

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Modern luxury tour coach

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

 

*As per conditions



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Day 1

Brisbane – Canberra
Fly into Canberra, where our first stop will be at the Burns Club Star Buffet, taking the opportunity to get to know our fellow travellers over lunch. Continue on for a very moving visit to the Australian War Memorial, including the Last Post Ceremony. Check into our accommodation later this afternoon.

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Day 2

Telstra Tower – National Gallery of Australia – New Year’s Eve celebrations
This morning we’ll drive past the embassies and diplomatic residences before venturing up Black Mountain to visit the Telstra Tower, offering 360 degree views of Canberra and its surrounding countryside. Next we visit the National Gallery of Australia. See the highlights of its 160,000 piece collection, as well as the visiting exhibition – Hyper Real: Sculpture 1973-2017, displaying fascinating sculptures that offer a vivid and lifelike representation of the human figure. After lunch, visit the Royal Australian Mint before returning to the motel. Tonight we celebrate the New Year
in Civic – the city centre, which is within walking distance of our accommodation. Enjoy music and fireworks at 9pm and stay on until midnight if you choose.

B, L, D

Day 3

Happy New Year!
We begin 2018 with a later start to the day, travelling mid-morning to New Parliament House. After lunch at the National Arboretum Canberra, we visit the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House to hear about Australia’s social and political history. After our last dinner tonight at the hotel, we take the short trip to the Mt Ainsley lookout to view the night lights of Canberra.

B, L, D

Day 4

Canberra – Coonabarrabran
Departing Canberra today, we travel north to Wellington in central New South Wales. After lunch, we continue via Dunedoo to Coonabarrabran for our overnight stay.

B, L, D

Day 5

Coonabarrabran – Moree
Following a tour through the Warrumbungles National Park, visit the Siding Springs Observatory, Australia’s premier optical and infrared astronomical observatory. After lunch, we depart for Moree, taking some time to relax in the mineral rich water at the Moree Artesian Spa.

B, L, D

Day 6

Moree – Brisbane
Today we travel through the rich agricultural areas of Goondiwindi and Inglewood before stopping in Warwick for lunch. This afternoon, arrive back in Brisbane where your transfers will be arranged.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE DEPARTING BRISBANE: $2,048 per person

Single Supplement available @ $472 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
Home pickups Taxi home pickups and returns are provided.
Contact us to see if your address is included.
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