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Cowra/Leura/Canberra Spring Tour    
7 Days - Departing Sunday, 24 September 2017

Cost $1430p.p. twin share
Travel Club $1358p.p.
(Single Supp $340 p.p. No Travel Club Discount on this) Deposit of $175 p.p. on booking
Balance due September 5th


Tour Includes:
All cooked breakfasts, All evening meals
Motel Accommodation with private facilities
All entrance fees and sightseeing per itinerary
Motel is upstairs downstairs please indicate on booking sheet if you can go upstairs with assistance
Day 1 : Adelaide - Mildura - Hay
Your chauffered car will pick you up from home and drop you at Our Aust-wide tours Depot 101 Muller Rd Hampstead Gardens for our 7.00am departure. We travel the Sturt Highway to Waikerie, where we make a comfort stop, with time for a cuppa. Moving along through Renmark we make our way to Mildura for lunch (own cost).  After lunch we carry on along the Sturt Highway through Euston, Balranald, and Hay for our overnight stop, with time to freshen up before dinner. (D)
 Hay Bishop Lodge Motor Inn
Day 2 : Hay - Cowra - Lithgow
After a cooked breakfast we board the coach, and travel through West Wyalong, Grenfell to Cowra and visit the Cowra Japanese Garden encompassing 5 hectares of landscaped traditional gardens the largest in the southern hemisphere! It was built here because of Cowra’s special significance to the Japanese. We continue our journey through Bathurst to Lithgow, this will be home for 2 nights (B D)
Zig Zag Motel
Day 3 : Lithgow - Leura - Lithgow
We board the coach and make our way to Leura. The Leura Gardens Festival is a registered charity, the objective of which is to provide funds for medical equipment and patient care at the Blue Mountains District Anzac Memorial Hospital, Management of the Festival is in the hands of a voluntary committee  We are joined by a local guide for an informative day touring some of the open gardens this year will possibly be 13 gardens to choose from and we will pick out 5 of the best to call in on and have time to wander and marvel at the time and effort put into the gardens. There will be time for a lunch stop so you won’t go hungry (own cost) Before returning to the motel we will call  into Echo Point and view the Three Sisters, Perched on the edge of the escarpment, on the traditional land of the Gundungurra and Darug People Echo Point precinct - part of the Prince Henry Cliff Walk - provides panoramic views of the southern Blue Mountains. (B D)
Day 4 : Lithgow - Bowral - Canberra
After breakfast we farewell Lithgow and travel back pass Katoomba and travel down the Great Western Highway and join the Hume Freeway to Bowral where we have lunch (own cost). We then view over 100,000 tulips and 25,000 annuals which are planted each year to transform Bowral's Corbett Gardens and other parks across the shire into stunning displays of sweeping spring colour. We continue on to Goulburn, and finally Queanbeyan for the next two nights. (B D)
Grand Manor Motor Inn
Day 5 : Top Tulips - Cockington Green
Put on your walking shoes and bring your camera today as we view  the Canberra top Tulip Gardens which are set in 15 acres  of private country gardens, the 20,000 stunning tulips and 50,000 annuals splashed between 1000 trees.We then head out to Cockington Green for lunch (own expense) where all the displays are one-twelfth scale replicas of many typical buildings found in Britain and around the world today. The village is set among 30,000 annuals, rare and unusual plants and shrubs then finally for the day we visit Commonwealth Park and see the superb display of almost one million exotic bulbs which have been planted on 1.5 hectares, situated on the banks of Lake Burley Griffin. During the day we are able to enjoy the exhibits, stalls and features of the Floriade Festival. (B D)
Day 6 : Queanbeyan - Wagga Wagga - Barham
After breakfast it’s time to pack the coach and farewell our hosts from the motel and Canberra and travel back through Yass to Gundagai for our morning break.  Time to move along through Wagga Wagga  for lunch. (own cost).  Travelling on through Lockhardt, Urana and Jerilderie. At Jerilderie we have a quick look around, WHY? Ned Kelly held up the town to prove he could move in NSW, or so the rumour goes.  And then traveling through Deniliquin and on to Barham for our  overnight stop, at the Barham Club Motel. Dinner is across the road at the RSL Club. ()
Barham Club Motor Inn
Day 7 : Barham - Donald - Adelaide
After our last hearty, cooked breakfast and a fun few days, we load our cases etc and head back to Adelaide. We will have a morning tea stop at the Donald biscuit factory, known in supermarkets as Kookas Country Biscuits.  We travel through Warracknabeal  and on to Nhill for lunch (own cost).  We continue on through Keith and Tailem Bend ~ arriving in Adelaide at approximately 6pm where we say farewell to our new friends and your cars will be waiting to take you home. ()