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Albury/Bright Autumn Festival  
Departs:  Thursday, 3 May 2018    
Duration:  6  Days Tour Number: 2736    
Price: 
$1320 p.p. (Travel Club Price $1254)
Single Supp $320
Deposit of $150 p.p. due on booking
Balance due 14th April 2018
   
 
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All Cooked Breakfasts, All Evening Meals  Accommodation and Entrance Fees as Itinerary  
HOME PICK UP AND RETURN ON THIS TOUR
 
 
 
Day 1 : Adelaide - Bendigo
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.  Our morning tea stop will be at Tailem Bend before we continue through Murrayville, Underbool and on to Ouyen for lunch (own cost).  After lunch our travels take us through Sea Lake and Charlton before we reach Bendigo which will be home for the next 4 nights (D)
Quality Inn Colonial,
 
Day 2 : Bendigo - Glenrowen - Albury
Boarding the coach this morning we make our way to Shepparton and visit SPC Ardmona Factory Sales where you may want to buy some of the discounted goods including deciduous fruits (pear, peach, apricots, plums and apples) we then make our way to Benalla for lunch stop. After lunch we travel to Glenrowan and visit the Kelly Theatre Museum to share in the bushrangers' gun fight, the terror of the Kelly Gang’s captives, the escape from the burning hotel and the hanging of Ned.  After the show we have some free time before making our way to Albury which will be our home for the next two nights. (B D)
Quality Hotel On Olive
 
Day 3 : Albury - Bright - Albury
This morning we board the coach and make our way to Bright and join the fun Bright Gala Day festivities where the main streets are closed off. Lunch is own cost. There will be brass and highland bands, the always popular Airforce Band, street stalls, craft displays, a chance to visit the gift stores and galleries, and the Autumn Festival Parade to make a real carnival atmosphere. Return to the motel for dinner to complete the day. (B D)
 
 
Day 4 : 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. (own cost) After lunch we visit the Robert O'Hara Burke Museum.  Time to wander back to the motel to freshen up and have dinner. (B D)
 
 
Day 5 : 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 6 : 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)