Snowy Valley Way And Kosciuszko National Park

Snowy Valley Way And Kosciuszko National Park

This tour will take you to a picturesque slice of Australia, as we traverse part of the Snowy Valleys Way. Travel from Canberra, through Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains, ascend the Alpine Way from Jindabyne to Thredbo Village and visit towns such as Khancoban, Tumbarumba and Tumut. Our journey then takes us to Victoria’s 4th largest city – Bendigo, to explore its historic tramways, pottery and Chinese Museum before concluding our tour in Melbourne.

This tour will take you to a picturesque slice of Australia, as we traverse part of the Snowy Valleys Way. Travel from Canberra, through Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains, ascend the Alpine Way from Jindabyne to Thredbo Village and visit towns such as Khancoban, Tumbarumba and Tumut. Our journey then takes us to Victoria’s 4th largest city – Bendigo, to explore its historic tramways, pottery and Chinese Museum before concluding our tour in Melbourne.

 

Fly/Coach/Fly

6 days

 

ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES

  • Experience the amazing view of Thredbo and the Snowy’s with a scenic chairlift ride up the Kosciuszko Express

  • Snowy Mountains Scheme

  • Boggy Creek Show at Tumbarumba

  • Bendigo Potter

  • Bendigo Historic Talking Tram

 

INCLUSIONS

  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

  • Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane area*

  • Flights

  • 16 quality meals

  • Traveller’s Refund Guarantee

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Modern luxury tour coach

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

 

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Day 1

Home - Canberra - Jindabyne
After your flight to Canberra, enjoy lunch before travelling to Cooma. Visit the Snowy Hydro Discovery Centre where we will view a very informative film which provides an insight into the incredible story behind the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme. This state-of-the-art visitor facility tells the story from the early construction days, to the role the Scheme plays today in the continuing development and growth of Australia. Continue on to Jindayne for our overnight stay.

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Day 2

Jindabyne - Tumbarumba
This morning a visit to the Snowy Region Visitor Information Centre brings the area to life. Find out more about the park, the landscape, history, Aboriginal heritage and wildlife before enjoying a ride on the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift up Crackenback to experience the amazing view of Thredbo (weather permitting). Be prepared; wear a beanie and warm jacket for this exciting ride as the weather can change quickly. This afternoon you’ll travel along the Alpine Way through picturesque mountain valleys, sweeping views and unending vistas, linking Jindabyne to Khancoban near the Victorian border.

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Day 3

Tumbarumba
After breakfast, sit back and relax as we travel the Snowy Valleys Way through scenic dairy farming country offering breathtaking views. Visit Blowing Dam on the Tumut River and Tumut Valley Violets nestled amongst the hills of the picturesque Tumut Valley. Following lunch you will be entertained at the Boggy Creek Show where the skills of horsemanship, mustering and working dogs are sometimes hampered by a mischievous kelpie or a stubborn mule.

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Day 4

Tumbarumba - Albury
Today we visit the Pioneer Women’s Hut at Glenroy Heritage Reserve. Cleverly themed, it reflects the ingenuity of women in finding solutions to the challenges of looking after a family in early rural Australia. Relax and enjoy a Devonshire Tea before heading to Holbrook Submarine Museum where a guided tour will tell the story of how the HMAS Otway’s final resting spot came to be in the middle of rural NSW. Stop for lunch at the award winning Submarine Café before making our way via Culcairn to Albury for our overnight stay.

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Day 5

Albury - Bendigo
Our journey today takes us through Wangaratta to Benalla, Violet Town, Murchison and Rushworth before arriving in the historic town of Bendigo. Visit Bendigo Pottery where quality, traditional ceramic tableware is manufactured. Enjoy lunch at the café before continuing on to the Bendigo Tram Depot where a high proportion of the world’s surviving operable Birney tram cars are on display. This afternoon enjoy a tour on board a lovingly restored, vintage Talking Tram. Next we visit the Golden Dragon Museum, housing a magnificent display of historic Chinese processional costumes and regalia from the late 1880’s.

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Day 6

Bendigo - Melbourne - Home
Today our journey takes us through Castlemaine and Daylesford, located within a region that contains Australia’s largest concentration of natural mineral springs. Continue on to Trentham, nestled at the top of the Great Dividing Range. Visit The Convent Gallery which was built high on the hill to be closer to God and overlooks the Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens. Enjoy a guided tour of the galleries followed by Devonshire Morning Tea. Continue on towards Melbourne, stopping for lunch before boarding your flight home.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE DEPARTING BRISBANE: $2,293 per person

Single Supplement available @ $357 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.

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Home pickups Taxi home pickups and returns are provided.
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