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Geelong Easter  
Departs:  Friday, 29 March 2024    
Duration:  5  Days Tour Number: 4051    
Cost $1840p.p.   
Travel Club Price $1748
Single Supplement $480
$282 p.p. Deposit to Secure Booking
Balance due March 1, 2024

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Tour Includes:
4 Beakfasts, 4 Evening meals & Accommodation
All Sightseeing and Entrances fees listed
Home Pick up and Return
Day 1 : Adelaide - Horsham - Geelong
Departing  Adelaide at 7:00am. We take Highway 8 all the way through to Geelong  Our morning tea stop will be at Coonalpyn.  Lunch will be at Nhill. (Own Cost) Our final destination will be the Geelong ~ home for the next four nights. (D)
Rydges Geelong
Day 2 : Geelong - Torquay - Queenscliff
For a Start we make our way to Torquay and visit the Australian National Surfing Museum which celebrates the story of surfing. We view the colourful and exciting permanent displays of an extraordinary collection of surfcraft, important surfing artefacts and memorabilia.We then 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 3 : Geelong - Melbourne - Geelong
Departing the motel we make our way to Queen Victoria Markets. After a couple of hours we travel to the city and visit the Melbourne Aquarium. The Melbourne Aquarium offers four amazing world’s filled with beautiful and unique aquatic animals. Start your journey in the stunning Antarctic exhibit home to cheeky Gentoo and King penguins and now Australia’s first Gentoo penguin chicks. Prepare to be surprised by the truly Weird and Wonderful then journey from River to Reef and explore the newly refurbished and amazingly vibrant Coral Atoll. Finish in the awe-inspiring Sharks Alive, see the 2.2 million litre Oceanarium’s most unique and newest residents, baby Hammerheads, they are nothing like you have ever seen before. Then a tour of the City Centre taking in the sights including Fitzroy Gardens, Telstra Dome, Flinders Street, and Melbourne Cricket Ground before returning to the motel for dinner. (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, where your cars will be waiting to take you home. ()