Aust-wide - Coach Tours, Sightseeing & Day Tours
Opera in the Alps  
Departs:  Thursday, 18 January 2018    
Duration:  5  Days Tour Number: 2776    
$1344p.p. Twin Share $1276p.p Travel Club
Single Supplement $240
$160 p.p. Deposit, Balance Due 14 days prior to departure

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Tour Includes:
Includes: 4 nights motel accommodation 4 cooked breakfasts & 4 evening meals Home pick-up and return  Plus Sightseeing & Entrance fees per itinerary  Ticket to the Opera in the Alps  Motel Upstairs/Downstairs please indicate preference on Booking Sheet  Home Pick Up and Return
Day 1 : Adelaide - Ouyen - Barham
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 7.30am departure.  We travel to Barham via Ouyen for lunch with comfort stops en route.  Book into the Barham Club Motor Inn and partake of our evening meal at Barham Services Club (opposite the motel), wining & dining, having a flutter on the machines or enjoying the free entertainment until retiring for the night. ((D))
Barham Club Motor Inn
Day 2 : Barham - Yarrawonga - Albury
After our hearty, cooked breakfast we board the coach and make our way to Yarrawonga via Cohuna and Echuca. On arrival we stop for lunch (own expense) before  enjoying a cruise on Lake Mulwala. MV Paradise Queen is an all-weather cruise boat that cruises around Lake Mulwala and along the mighty Murray River at Yarrawonga, then on to Albury, our home for the next 2 nights. On arrival rooms will be allocated with plenty of time to freshen up before dinner. (B D)
Albury ~ Albury Manor House
Day 3 : Albury - Beechworth - Albury
After breakfast we board the coach and tootle off to Beechworth ~ Victoria’s best preserved gold town.  We start the day with a personally guided tour of the historical buildings, 30 of which are listed with the National Trust.  Now is your chance to stretch your legs, with plenty of things to look at including the courthouse where Ned Kelly’s trial was held, Ned Kelly’s cell, or just stroll around the specialty shops, lunch is in Beechworth, After lunch we  vivsit the Robert O'Hara Burke Museum.  Time to wander back to the motel to freshen up and have dinner before we board the coach and make our way back to Beechworth for the Opera in the Alps.  MARK VINCENT and ANNA VOSHEGE, two of  Australia's most popular performers, will be joined by a 100-voice choir and a 50-piece orchestra led by one of Australia's most exciting young conductors, Benjamin Northey. SPECIAL GUEST JAMES MORRISON Staged on the picturesque grounds of La Trobe at Beechworth, Opera in the Alps has become firmly established as one of regional Victoria's cultural highlights, attracting people from North-East Victoria, Melbourne and interstate regions. Since its inception in 1996, the event has grown from an audience of 150 to nearly 5,000. Patrons can expect an evening of sensory delights as they enjoy favourites from opera and popular classics under the stars. (B D)
Day 4 : Albury - Strathmerton - Barham
Packing the coach and departing Albury we make our way to Corowa and visit the Federation Museum. The museum boasts a very good, clear story about the years leading toward Federation.Old gigs and wagons, lots of saddlery, a locally built gas producer, also a number of locally made agricultural implements, and some wonderful displays that bring back memories. Travelling along through Cobram to Strathmerton and visit Cactus Country, Here we soak up the sunny atmosphere and bask in the natural beauty of our amazing Cactus Garden. Enjoy a stroll through the trails which will lead you through South America, North America, Mexico and Africa, Plants have been collected from all over the world and put them all into 8 acres of landscaped Cactus Garden. Time to move along to Barham for our overnights accommodation. (B D)
Barham Club Motor Inn
Day 5 : 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. (B)