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3-day Port Augusta/Whyalla  
Departs:  Saturday, 8 June 2024    
Duration:  3  Days Tour Number: 4082    
Price: 
$760 p.p. twin share;
$722p.p. (Travel Club)
Single Supplement $180
$175 p.p. Deposit  to Confirm Booking
Balance Due 30 days prior to Departure
   
 
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Tour Includes:
2 Nights Accommodation 2 Breakfasts & 2 Evening Meals and 1 lunch  
All Sightseeing and Entrance Fees per Itinerary
Home Pick up and Return
 
Day 1 : Adelaide - Port Augusta
Your chauffered car will pick you up from home and drop you at our Aust-wide tours Depot 101 Muller Rd Hampstead Gardens, departing at 9am.  We travel north on Highway 1 to Snowtown, stopping for morning tea (supplied by Aust-wide Tours).  Moving on through Redhill to Port Augusta for lunch (own cost). After lunch we visit the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden. You can explore the Garden on one of four specially marked walking tracks. Take a short stroll along the highlights walk or venture on to the Red Cliff Walk to enjoy spectacular views of Spencer Gulf and the Flinders Ranges from stunning red cliff tops. We make our way to the motel, our home for the next 3 nights (D)
Standpipe Golf Motor Inn
 
Day 2 : Port Augusta - Whyalla - Port Augusta
We have breakfast then make our way from Port Augusta to Stony Point and join a glass bottom boat cruise to view the cuttlefish. Each year between May and August, tens of thousands of Australian Giant Cuttlefish descend on the coastline of Whyalla for their annual ritual of mating and spawning. This phenomenon is the greatest mass gathering of these incredible creatures anywhere on Earth After our cruise we travel to Whyalla for lunch. After lunch the nautical them continues with The Whyalla Maritime Museum. Which is home of the former HMAS Whyalla, the first ship built in the Whyalla Shipyards in 1941. The Maritime Museum building houses a treasured collection of artefacts and memorabilia.  The World War II Gallery. The BHP Shipbuilding Gallery and much more. Time to meander back to Port Augusta for a rest and dinner. (B D)
 
 
Day 3 : Port Augusta - Port Pirie - Adelaide
After our hearty cooked breakfast, we pack the coach and make our way to Port Pirie and visit the 'Stories from the Road Museum'. It is a road transport museum dedicated to the trials and tribulations of the men, women and machinery that made Australia the great country it is today. Born of blood sweat and tears, hard work, ingenuity and sheer determination of Australia's road transport pioneers. Our next stop is Port Pirie National Trust Museum, telling the stories of Port Pirie’s people and its industries including sheltering, railway and shipping history, displayed in several fine late 19th and early 20th century heritage buildings. Lunch time is upon us so we make our way to one of the local hotels for lunch (included) After lunch we tootle of home via Bute and look at the silo art before arriving home at 5.00, where your chauffered car will be waiting to return you home. (B L)