Parkes Elvis Festival

Parkes Elvis Festival

Put on your Blue Suede shoes and join the party for the Parkes Elvis Festival. Costume is optional as you do the Hunka Hunka with hundreds of Elvis fans. Find out more about stars of a different kind at ‘the Dish’ in Parkes.

Put on your Blue Suede shoes and join the party for the Parkes Elvis Festival. Costume is optional as you do the Hunka Hunka with hundreds of Elvis fans. Find out more about stars of a different kind at ‘the Dish’ in Parkes.

 

Departing Brisbane 9 days

Departing the Hunter 5 days

All Coach

 

ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES

  • Experience this amazing festival which celebrates the life and music of Elvis

  • Visit ‘the Dish’, CSIRO Radio Telescope Discovery Centre and find out how it works

  • Enjoy a themed Elvis Dinner Show

  • Put on your blue suede shoes for the Elvis Street Parade

  • Relax for a luncheon cruise on Manning river

  • Feast on Billabong Buffet

 

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

  • 21 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

Brisbane – Coffs Harbour
Departing Brisbane we travel south stopping at Tweed Heads for morning tea. Lunch today is at New Italy, a working museum of the early pioneers of this area. Mid-afternoon we arrive in Coffs Harbour with enough time for a visit to the Big Banana.

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Day 2

Macksville – Manning River Cruise – Raymond Terrace
Today we travel to Taree for a cruise on the magnificent Manning River. While enjoying morning tea and lunch aboard the Island Explorer, you will be given an expert commentary on the history of the river, its wildlife and on the oyster industry. After an early check in at Raymond Terrace, this evening we visit the Historic Dungog Picture Theatre for our very own exclusive viewing of ‘The King’ in one of his many movie star appearances.

B, L, D

Day 3

The Hunter Valley – Forbes
This morning meet up with more Elvis enthusiasts from the Hunter before continuing south. Enjoy lunch at Blackheath and stop to admire the colour and beauty of Cook Park in Orange. Arrive late afternoon
into Forbes.

B, L, D

Day 4

CSIRO Radio Telescope Discovery Centre – Elvis Festival – Elvis Dinner Show
This morning visit the famous Parkes ‘Dish’ and the CSIRO Radio Telescope Discovery Centre for a presentation about the telescope, radio astronomy and some of the achievements of the Parkes Telescope. In the afternoon watch an old favourite on the big screen before an Elvis Dinner Show.

B, D

Day 5

Elvis Street Parade – Elvis in the Park Entertainment
Today is the fabulous Elvis Street Parade, with outdoor entertainment at the Cooke Park Main Stage. A free day ensures travellers can choose their preferred activities and dinner options. Prebook your favourites direct with the venue or use the provided program to catch all of your favourite shows.

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Day 6

Elvis in the Park
Don’t forget to bring your chair while attending a special interdenominational Elvis Gospel Church Service. Outdoor entertainment on the main stage will include the Elvis winners concert, Elvis Tribute Artist Guest Performance, rock’n’roll bands or join in the mass renewal of wedding vows with Elvis at the Altar. (To renew your vows you must book in advance at your own expense).

B, D

Day 7

Forbes – Gulgong – Maitland
Taking our experiences of the Parkes Elvis Festival with us, depart Forbes travelling on to Wellington and Gulgong. After morning tea a local guide will come on board to share some of the rich local history
followed by lunch and time at the museum. After lunch we return to Maitland and the Hunter by late afternoon. Tonight we feast at the Billabong Buffet Restaurant.

B, L, D

Day 8

Maitland – Armidale
After breakfast we travel north along Buckets Way to historic Stroud to enjoy morning tea from Silo Hill. Continuing along Thunderbolts Way, we take a brief detour outside of Uralla to the Anglican Church of Gostwyck; this chapel is covered in the lush green foliage of the Virginia Creeper.

B, L, D

Day 9

Armidale – Brisbane
Following a town tour of Armidale, your coach will travel via the New England Highway home to Brisbane. At the New South Wales and Queensland Border, enjoy a true country Aussie Pub lunch at the historic Hotel Jennings, established in 1922. On arrival back into Brisbane your crew will have your transfers arranged.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE DEPARTING BRISBANE: $2,795 per person

Single Supplement available @ $702 extra

 

TOUR FARE DEPARTING THE HUNTER: $1,761 per person

Single Supplement available @ $375 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
Home pickups Taxi home pickups and returns are provided.
Contact us to see if your address is included.
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
Thornton AAJ Depot All Australian Journeys - Thornton Depot
3 Woodford Place, Thornton
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