Aust-wide - Coach Tours, Sightseeing & Day Tours
Geelong New Year 2018  
Departs:  Sunday, 30 December 2018    
Duration:  5  Days Tour Number: 2922    
Cost $1360 p.p. twin share
Travel Club Price $1292
Single Supp $460 p.p.
Deposit of $192p.p. on booking
Balance due December 7
Just about Full Hurry  

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Tour Includes:
All breakfasts, All evening meals Were Marked (B) Breakfast (D) Dinner
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 - Nhill - Geelong
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 7.15am departure.  We take Highway 8 all the way through to Ballarat. Then to Geelong. Our morning tea stop will be at Tailem Bend (own cost).  Lunch will be at Nhill (own cost).  We reach our destination and we have time to freshen up before dinner. (D)
Geelong ~  Best Western Admiralty Motor Inn
Day 2 : Geelong -  Apollo Bay - Geelong
Today we travel one of the most breathtaking drives in Australia ~ The Great Ocean Road.  We make our way to Port Campbell, Loch Ard Gorge and a stop at the famous Twelve Apostles where we have a cuppa.  Travelling on to Lavers Hill and Apollo Bay for lunch (own cost).  We continue on our merry way through Lorne, Aireys Inlet before returning to Geelong and a well-earned rest and freshening up for our dinner. Tonight we have a chance to pop down to the sea front and watch the New Year’s Eve fireworks display. (B D)
Day 3 : Geelong - Queenscliff - Geelong
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! After a late start we make our way to Queenscliff and visit the Fort Queenscliff Museum. The Museum dates from 1860 when an open battery was constructed on Shortland's Bluff to defend the entrance to Port Phillip Bay.  The Museum is a fully restored Fort and the development of a museum which will allow visitors to tour the Fort and inspect a multitude of indoor and outdoor displays. Looking into the maritime history relating to Port Phillip Bay. Next stop is the Bellarine Railway, formerly known as the Bellarine Peninsula Railway. Its a volunteer-operated steam-driven tourist railway. It operates on a 16 km section of a formerly disused branch line on the Bellarine Peninsula between the coastal town of Queenscliff and Drysdale. All aboard the Bellarine Railway for our train ride to Drysdale, disembarking the train we hop back on the coach and return back to the motel. (B D)
Day 4 : Geelong - Point Cook - Geelong
We start the day off by visiting the RAAF Museum at Point Cook the birthplace of the Australian Flying Corps and the Royal Australian Air Force, the museum tells one of Australia's most important aviation stories, that of the second oldest air force in the world. We have time for a guided tour of the hangers and shed viewing some of the old and new displays of aircraft including The Heritage, Training and Technology Hangers just to name a few. Boarding the coach we make our way to the Vintage Market in North Geelong The vintage market selling every imaginable vintage, retro and collectable item you could hope for. Geelong Vintage Market is housed in a beautiful old glass factory. Moving along we visit the National Wool Museum.  At the National Wool Museum, you will discover why fleece from Australia's sheep was at the heart of our economy for nearly 200 years. Showcase the Australian wool story - from the sheep’s back to the clothes rack, and from the birth of the industry in the 1840s to its place in the world today. And then we return to the motel to freshen up before dinner. (B D)
Day 5 : Geelong - Horsham - Adelaide
We farewell our hosts at the motel this morning and return home with fond memories of our tour and friends, both old and new.  We return through Ballarat, Stawell and lunch at Horsham (own cost).  Our homeward journey continues with comfort stops along the way, arriving in Adelaide approximately 7.00pm. (B)