Holiday By The Sea Port Stephens

Holiday By The Sea Port Stephens

This tour has always been a favourite combining beautiful scenery, flora and fauna, a cruise on Lake Wallis and on Nelson Bay amongst the dolphins.  Be in awe as you stroll through the Hunter Valley Gardens during the Rose Spectacular annual festival.  Marvel at the beauty of this part of Australia and enjoy an absorbing visit to the world of the RAAF at Fighter World. All in all, you are in for a relaxing time on this holiday by the sea.


All Coach

7 days

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Day 1 Sun Oct 22

Today is the start of a delightful tour highlighting the New South Wales holiday region of the Great Lakes; from Forster Tuncurry on the coast, inland to Gloucester and back to the coast at Nelson Bay, Port Stephens. Travel via the Northern Rivers to Evans Heads for lunch. Enjoy picturesque scenery as we travel through 'Big River' countryside, skirting Grafton and following a route through Glenreagh to Coffs Harbour, staying overnight at the Opal Cove Resort (Ph 02 6651 0510).

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Day 2 Mon Oct 23

Continue southward via the Macleay Valley town of Kempsey en route to Port Macquarie. Enjoy lunch in this beautiful holiday town situated at the mouth of the Hastings River. Travel via Lake Cathie and Laurieton before crossing the Manning River near Taree, arriving in Forster Tuncurry for our overnight stay at the Island Palm's Motor Inn, Forster (Ph 02 6554 5555).

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Day 3 Tue Oct 24

Enjoy a commentated, calm-water cruise aboard the 'Free Spirit' on Wallis Lake; one of the lovely waterways of the Great Lakes. After lunch at the Forster Tuncurry Memorial Services Club, visit the Forster Arts & Crafts, the largest working craft centre in New South Wales. This afternoon travel to Tea Gardens and see where the Myall River flows into Port Stephens. Settle into the Marina Resort Nelson Bay (Ph 02 4981 4400) for the next 3 nights.

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Day 4 Wed Oct 25

After a leisurely breakfast, relax aboard M V 'Surprise' for a morning tea cruise. As we make our way to Port Stephens Harbour it is an experience to observe dolphins playing in the bow waves. After lunch at Fingal Bay Bowls Club, enjoy a relaxing scenic drive before taking a leisurely stroll along the main street of Nelson Bay.

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Day 5 Thu Oct 26

Today is a gardener's delight with the Rose Spectacular in full bloom at the Hunter Valley Gardens. See over 2 million rose blooms, 35,000 rose bushes in over 125 different varieties and hear guests who will be holding rose talks. After working up an appetite, lunch will be served in the Garden Terrace restaurant. This afternoon travel to Williamtown for a most absorbing visit to Fighter World (home of the Hornet) where aircraft, engines, photographic displays, aircraft models and videos provide an exciting glimpse into the RAAF.

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Day 6 Fri Oct 27

Today we visit The Hunter Region Botanic Gardens for a guided tour. The gardens cover an area of 140 hectares and have been established and maintained by a group of local volunteers. Continue through Singleton en route to Muswellbrook for lunch before travelling via Scone, Murrurundi and over the Liverpool and Moonbi Ranges. Settle into the All Seasons Motel, Armidale (Ph 02 6772 9800) for our overnight stay.

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Day 7 Sat Oct 28

Farewell Armidale as you continue northward along the New England Highway. Travel through Guyra, the highest town in the region, over Ben Lomond, continuing through Glen Innes and 'Town of the Willows' - Tenterfield. Enjoy lunch before returning back to Brisbane where your transfers will be arranged. Thank you for joining us for this Holiday by the Sea; we look forward to seeing you out on tour again soon.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

FARE: Snr/Pen $2,037.00 per person     Adult $2,114.00 per person

Single Supplement available @ $405.00 extra


DEPOSIT: $200 each payable within 14 days of booking.

PROGRESS PAYMENT DUE: $611 each by April 22, 2017

FINAL BALANCE DUE: September 8, 2017, thank you.




· Motel Accommodation, en suite – twin share basis

· Taxi home pickup and return #

· Meals as shown

· Traveller Refund Guarantee

· Entries & attractions

· Modern luxury tour coach with experienced Coach Captain

· Friendly, attentive Tour Hostess to accompany CCT travellers

· Single travellers wishing to twin share pay twin share price only as we will organise your accommodation with another traveller of the same gender



# This holiday offers a “door to door” service if you live in or join a tour in the greater Brisbane area, that is, anywhere from Bribie Island in the north, Ipswich & surrounds in the west to Jacobs Well in the south. Travellers living outside these areas are encouraged to contact us and ask about special arrangements to join our tours.


For a complete list of what your Cross Country Tours holiday includes please refer to our current tour booklet.


Luggage: Each passenger is entitled to bring a cabin-bag on board with a maximum weight of 5kg and one suitcase only, with a maximum weight of 20kg and total linear measurement (ie length + depth + width) not exceeding 150cm. Although CCT staff may handle your luggage, your suitcase and cabin bag should be of a size and weight you yourself can manage.

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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