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Mount Gambier New Year    
5 Days - Departing Saturday, 30 December 2023

Cost $1720p.p. twin share
Travel Club $1634
Single Supp $300 p.p.
Deposit of $210 p.p. on booking
Balance due December 5th 2023



   


Tour Includes:
4 breakfasts,4 evening meals, 2 lunches
Motel Accommodation with private facilities
 
All entrance fees and sightseeing per itinerary
 
HOME PICK UP AND RETURN
 
 
Day 1 : Adelaide - Naroacoorte - Mount Gambier
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 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 farming land 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 visit The Sheep’s Back, Learn about Australia’s wool industry on the three levels of a historic former flour mill. Models of shearers, sheepdogs and homemakers join the many exhibits of pioneer life. We make our way to Mount Gambier with time to freshen up before dinner (D)
Mt Gambier ~ The Henty
 
Day 2 : Mount Gambier - Port McDonnell
This Morning we make our way to Port McDonnell and take a drive around Cape Northumberland. The drive provides terrific sweeping views of the rocks, the petrified forest, Frog Rock and Rhino Rock and the Light house with a stop at the lookout. Next we visit the Port MacDonnell & District Maritime Museum. The shipwreck museum tells the story of many sea vessels which were involved in accidents in the 19th Century.  The most famous is the SS Admella, an ill-fated vessel which was involved in an accident in 1859,  This was one of the worst maritime disasters to strike Australia.  While in Port Mcdonnell we have time for lunch (own cost).  After lunch our touring continues with a visit to Feast’s Private Classic Car Collection & Memorabilia is a popular attraction for vintage car enthusiasts visiting South Australia. More than just vintage cars, this museum also houses a number of quirky and unconventional attractions. 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. We then return to the motel and freshen up before dinner. (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. The cruise is 2 hour scenic river cruise which offers enriching experiences and breath taking views. It is an easy way to visit some of Victoria's most majestic scenery, waterways and includes a yummy lunch. We have a relaxed afternoon sight seeing our way back to Mount Gambier and having time to relax before dinner. (B L D)
 
 
Day 4 : Mount Gambier - Milicent - Mount Gambier
After breakfast we board coach and travel to Tantanoola for a guided tour of the Tantanoola Cave. The Tantanoola Caves are one of the most visited destinations in South Australia. These caves are the only wheelchair accessed caves near Mount Gambier. The Tantanoola Caves consist of a chamber of 30m width and 8m overall height. We travel through Millicent and have time to wander and find a bit to eat for lunch. We then visit the Millicent National Trust Museum which is amongst the best local museums in Southern Australia. On our way back to Mount Gambier we take the Woakwine Range Wind Farm tourist drive which is home to 123 spectacular turbines at Canunda and Lake Bonney. We arrive in Mount Gambier with time to freshen up before dinner. (B L D)
 
 
Day 5 : Mount Gambier - Kingston - Adelaide
After breakfast we pack the coach and travel to Beachport where we have a cuppa before travelling to Robe, learning some local history on the way. Moving on to Kingston we stop for lunch at the hotel (supplied) and have a quick look around the town.  We travel home via Salt Creek and Policemans Point. We follow The Coorong National Park through to Meningie on the shore of Lake Albert, and then onto Tailem Bend with a comfort stop along the way. We will arrive back at approx 5.30pm, where the cars will take you home. (B L)