Griffith Festival And Country Gardens

Griffith Festival And Country Gardens

Every year thousands of people head to Griffith to view and admire the more than 50 larger than life citrus sculptures, created using more than 100,000 oranges, a dedicated project manager and an army of volunteers! At the same time, the Griffith Spring Fest shows off horticulture on varying scales and will provide inspiration to all gardeners.

Every year thousands of people head to Griffith to view and admire the more than 50 larger than life citrus sculptures, created using more than 100,000 oranges, a dedicated project manager and an army of volunteers! At the same time, the Griffith Spring Fest shows off horticulture on varying scales and will provide inspiration to all gardeners.

 

All Coach  from the Hunter

Fly/Coach/Fly  from Brisbane

6 days

 

Ultimate Experiences

• Griffith's popular Spring Fest with visits to gardens and amazing citrus displays in the streets

• Mayfield Private Garden

• Cowra Japanese Gardens

• Picton Botanic Garden

• Blue Mountain Rhododendrons

• Corbett Gardens

 

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

• 14 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 Homemade Morning Tea

 

*As per conditions

 

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Day 1

Home – Rhododendrons – Blue Mountains
After departing the Hunter or flying into Sydney, enjoy a picnic lunch at Govetts Leap on the western side of the escarpment. This afternoon we spend some time at Campbell’s Rhododendron Garden, where there are always surprises to be seen amongst the acres of gardens and walking tracks. Our last stop for the day will be on the edge of the Blue Mountains with great opportunities to take in the breathtaking views of the Three Sisters from Echo Point.

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Day 2

Blue Mountains – Cowra
Our first destination today is Mayfield Private Garden, established in 1984 originally as a sheep farm, now one of the largest privately owned cool climate gardens in the world. There is an onsite café specialising in local produce where you can purchase your own lunch. This afternoon, relax in the quiet of the Cowra Japanese Gardens. A local guide will come on board to share some more history of the area before our overnight stay.

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Day 3

Cowra – Garden Luncheon – Griffith
The country levels out as we make our way into the fertile country of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area. Lunch will be in our first local garden. Each year the festival encourages different gardens of all shapes and sizes to enter the competition. A local guide comes on board the coach to share more of the history of the town as well as some fantastic views from the town lookout, taking in the patchwork scene of the market gardens. Dinner tonight is at one of the local restaurants.

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Day 4

Griffith Festival of Gardens
Griffith is in the heart of Australia's food bowl, growing citrus, stone fruits, rockmelons, nuts, onions, carrots, pumpkins, capsicums, gherkins and tomatoes, to name just a few. Visit the main
gardens of the festival and enjoy the wonderfully creative citrus sculptures. Return to the main street for an opportunity to try some of the local eateries, looking at some more gardens in the
afternoon. Tonight enjoy local cuisine making the most of the produce grown in the area.

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Day 5

Griffith Festival – Goulburn
Marvel at over 100 orange and lime tree sculptures—all of the community play a part in creating these fruity sensations. Heading due east we stop in Temora for a picnic lunch before
continuing via Yass to Goulburn.

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Day 6

Goulburn – Picton Botanic Gardens – Home
Travelling into the Southern Highlands we stop at the amazing Corbett Gardens for morning tea. Next stop will be Picton Botanic Gardens, before a sit down lunch at the club in Picton. Say
goodbye to our Sydney and Brisbane friends as the coach continues on to the Hunter.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE: $1,759 per person

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER: $1,399 per person

Single Supplement available @ $395 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
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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