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Mount Gambier New Year  
Departs:  Monday, 30 December 2019    
Duration:  5  Days Tour Number: 3131    
Price: 
Cost $1375p.p. twin share
Travel Club $1306.p.
Single Supp $300 p.p.
Deposit of $210 p.p. on booking
Balance due December 5th
   
 
 

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Tour Includes:
All cooked breakfasts, All evening meals,
Motel Accommodation with private facilities,
All entrance fees and sightseeing per itinerary
HOME PICK UP AND RETURN
 
 
Day 1 : Adelaide - Narracoorte - Mount Gambier
We depart Adelaide at 8.00am. We travel via the South Eastern Freeway through Tailem Bend to Coonalpyn for our morning tea stop.  Moving on through Tintinara and Keith (Tatiara Country previously known as the 90-mile desert). We pass through the dry farming area where lucerne, sheep and cereal provide the main income for the area.  We travel on through Padthaway to Naracoorte for lunch (own cost).  After lunch we  continue to historic Penola (oldest town in the South East). While we are there we visit the Mary MacKillop Centre and view the MacKillop Exhibition, the Schoolhouse and St Joseph's Church before passing through  huge forests of Pinus Radiata and arriving in Mount Gambier to settle in before dinner at the motel. (D)
Mt Gambier Comfort Inn Silver Birch
 
Day 2 : Mount Gambier - Portland - Mount Gambier
After our hearty, cooked breakfast we board the coach and make our way to Portland. Over the Border in Victoria. Time to see some of the sights of Portland with a local Guide who are a mine of information on the history of Portland, on board the coach we will be guided around the city sights and historic landmarks, We have time for Lunch (included)  After lunch we enjoy a ride on the Portland Cable Tram. With a 7.4km route meandering along Portland’s spectacular foreshore. Time is upon us to travel back to Mount Gambier. (B D)
 
 
Day 3 : Mount Gambier New Years Day
After a late start we make our way to Nelson and Join the Nelson Endeavour for a cruise on the Glenelg River. Departing from the coastal township of Nelson in Victoria. Nelson River The cruise is 2 hour scenic river cruise offer enriching experiences and breath taking views, and is an easy way to visit some of Victoria's most majestic scenery and waterways includes a yummy lunch. (B L D)
 
 
Day 4 : Mount Gambier - Mount Gambier
After our hearty, cooked breakfast we visit Mort McDonnel for a scenic coastal drive then we visit Dingley Dell, for morning tea and a tour of the old Home of Adam Lindsay Gordon. We make our way into the heart of Mount Gambier for lunch (own cost).  Our touring continues after lunch with a visit to the Blue Lake Pumping Station to find out why the lake is blue or grey depending on the time of year (bright copper blue usually between November and March) and about the town’s water supply.  Next we visit possum's corner and the Umpherston Cave Gardens for a fascinating look at how water movement over many years can collapse the ground above. Return to the motel and freshen up before dinner. (B D)
 
 
Day 5 : Mount Gambier - Robe - Kingston - Adelaide
After another hearty, cooked breakfast with bacon & eggs and all the usual country trimmings we pack the coach and travel to Tantanoola for a guided tour of the Tantanoola Cave and have morning tea. We travel through Millicent and having a quick look at Beachport and Robe, learning some local history. Travelling on to Kingston where we stop for lunch at the hotel (supplied) and have a quick look around the town.  We travel home via Salt Creek, Policemans Point and, following The Coorong National Park, through to Meningie, on the shore of Lake Albert, and Tailem Bend with a comfort stop along the way, arriving back at approx 7pm, where the cars will take you home. (B L)