Man From Snowy River Festival

Man From Snowy River Festival

Travel to Corryong, Victoria at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains for the Man From Snowy River Festival. This festival celebrates the imagery created by Banjo Patterson’s famous poem ‘The Man from Snowy River’ with a unique gathering of mountain riders, poets, artists and lovers of Australian High Country and pioneering spirit.

Travel to Corryong, Victoria at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains for the Man From Snowy River Festival. This festival celebrates the imagery created by Banjo Patterson’s famous poem ‘The Man from Snowy River’ with a unique gathering of mountain riders, poets, artists and lovers of Australian High Country and pioneering spirit. Witness the

horsemanship skills of the participants, bush poetry championship, creative displays and famous ute muster in this iconic Australian experience.

 

Fly/Coach/Fly

5 days

 

Ultimate Experiences

• Hear the story of Jack Riley, the real Man from Snowy River at the town Museum

• Join in classic Australian high country culture at the Man from Snowy River Bush Festival

• Watch horse enthusiasts, bush poets, farm machinery and modern day utes participate in the Festival Street Parade

• Visit the ingenious Pioneer Womens Hut in Tumbarumba

 

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

• 11 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

Home – Melbourne – Albury
After your flight into Melbourne, we travel to Seymour for lunch before continuing on to Albury. This beautiful regional city sits on the banks of the Murray River and is renowned for its heritage buildings and is our first overnight stop.

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Day 2

Albury – Tumbarumba
There is a busy day ahead today as you travel out from Albury through Tallangatta along the Murray Valley Highway. Arrive in Corryong, a small town in the shadows of Australia’s Snowy Mountains, to witness the re-enactment of the Man from Snowy River, the subject of Banjo Patterson’s famous ballad and the commemoration of Jack Riley’s participation in this story. Enjoy some free time to take in the sights and sounds of the festivities before heading to the main street in Corryong for the Festival Street Parade. Settle in to Tumbarumba for the next two nights. Please note: You will need to be able to negotiate uneven, sloping ground and paddocks for the re-enactment and to view the rodeo ground.

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Day 3

Man from Snowy River Festival
After a hearty breakfast, we will return to Corryong to spend more time at the Man from Snowy River Festival. The Man from Snowy River Challenge runs throughout the day with events such as the bareback obstacle course, horse shoeing, whip cracking and the mountain horseman’s cross country competition. Other festival activities include a craft market where you will find Australian made, baked, sewn, crafted and grown products. Displays of traditional skills such as an art and photography exhibition, bush poetry championships, ute muster, station team
muster and horse handling displays to name a few. Purchase your own morning tea and lunch today at the festival. Return late afternoon to Tumbarumba for dinner at the motel.

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Day 4

Tumbarumba – Cooma
Today we tour through this scenic area nestled in the Snowy Mountains region. This morning visit one of the best and most unusual small museums in the country, the ‘Pioneer Women’s
Hut’, reflecting the ingenuity of pioneer women in Australia. Departing Tumbarumba we journey to Australia’s highest town, Cabramurra and through Kiandra, an old abandoned gold mining
town. Enjoy a picnic lunch along the way as we travel along the Snowy Mountains Highway to Cooma for our overnight stay.

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Day 5

Cooma – Canberra – Home
After breakfast this morning, we travel the Monaro Highway through to Canberra before arriving at the airport where you will board your flight back home. On arrival, our staff will be
waiting to meet you and will have your transfers arranged.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE: $2,322 per person

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER: $2,322 per person

Single Supplement available @ $338 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 - Meet at Qantas Groups
Check-in located on ground floor at Terminal 3.
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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