Northern Rivers, Ballina and Byron

Northern Rivers, Ballina and Byron

Explore the warm north coast of New South Wales, with a relaxing stay in Ballina for five nights.

Explore the warm north coast of New South Wales, with a relaxing stay in Ballina for five nights. Ballina and surrounding towns of Brunswick, Byron Bay, Evans Head and Lismore

boast stunning coastal scenery and interesting attractions, including the Australian Seabird Rescue Centre, the Summerland House with No Steps, the Ballina Naval and Maritime

Museum and the Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome and Aviation Museum. Learn something new and rejuvenate with this holiday away.

 

All Coach

6 days

 

Ultimate Experiences

• Learn about the prolific songwriting of Slim Dusty at Kempsey

• Cruise the beautiful Brunswick River

• Wander the streets of Byron Bay and visit the lighthouse at Australia’s most easterly point

• Discover The Channon Craft Markets, north west of Lismore

• Visit the Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum and Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome and Aviation Museum

 

INCLUSIONS

• Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

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

• 15 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

 

*As per conditions

 

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Day 1

Sydney – Kempsey – Ballina
Today we travel via Bulahdelah and on to the outskirts of Kempsey for a visit to the Slim Dusty Centre. A guided tour will help remind you how many songs and albums this great man recorded. Enjoy lunch before continuing north, arriving into the Northern Rivers town of Ballina for the next five nights.
5 Nights Ballina Homestead

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Day 2

Macadamias – Brunswick Cruise – Byron Bay
After breakfast, visit the Macadamia Castle where there’ll be opportunity to pick up some delicious gifts. Next, take a cruise along the Brunswick River where our local guide will share some stories about the early cedar days and the importance of the river. This afternoon, take time to purchase your own lunch while wandering the main street of Byron Bay before taking in the view from Australia's most easterly point at the Byron Bay Lighthouse. Return to our motel to freshen up before dinner.

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Day 3

Seabird Rescue Centre and Summerland House
Today begins with an informative morning at the Australian Seabird Rescue Centre. Here they specialise in the rehabilitation and care of sick and injured sea turtles, pelicans, shorebirds and seabird species. Continue on to Alstonville for a guided tour of the Summerland House with No Steps. See the packing house and fruit trees as we ride the tractor trolley around the plantation. After lunch, visit the Victoria Park and Tucki Tucki Nature Reserves where the local residents have been able to preserve the Koala populations.

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Day 4

Maritime Museum and Aviation Museum
Visit the Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum, home to the famous Las Balsas Raft which sailed from South America to Ballina in 1973. Next, we take time to wander the main street of Ballina to browse the shops and purchase your own morning tea. After reboarding our coach, travel via Woodburn to Evans Head stopping for lunch along the way. See the many displays at the Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome and Aviation Museum, featuring military and civilian aircraft and artefacts collected from across Australia. Return to our motel to freshen up before enjoying dinner at a local club.

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Day 5

Lismore and Channon Markets
Travel to Lismore stopping to visit to the Information Centre, continuing on after a cuppa to the Channon Craft Market which has been operating for over 40 years and offers over 240 stalls. This afternoon, settle back and relax as our journey takes us via the rich volcanic soils of Dunoon to Eltham through the numerous Macadamia plantations, before arriving back at our motel.

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Day 6

Ballina – Sydney
Departing Ballina, we travel to Woolgoolga for morning tea. Take in the view from the Woopi Headland before continuing south, stopping for lunch along the way. This afternoon, arrive into Thornton before continuing our drop offs in Newcastle and on to Sydney.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER: $1,999 per person

Single Supplement available @ $378 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 N Bus Stop on Pacific Hwy (Northbound) near
The Reject Shop, Belmont
Charlestown Smart St Bus Zone in Smart St outside Presbyterian Church
(opposite library car park), Charlestown
Doyalson Wentworth Ave N Bus stop outside Ambulance Station (Northbound)
On Pacific Hwy opposite Wentworth Ave, Doyalson
Kariong Information Ctr At Kariong Information Centre car park,
The Avenue, Kariong
New Lambton Wests N Bus Stop on Hobart Rd approaching Tauranga Rd
near Wests Leagues Club, New Lambton
Swansea Coles N Tourist Bus stop outside Coles
on Pacific Hwy (Northbound), 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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