Aust-wide - Coach Tours, Sightseeing & Day Tours  
Canberra Spring Floriade  
Departs:  Wednesday, 2 October 2024    
Duration:  7  Days Tour Number: 4187    
Cost $1990p.p. twin share  
Travel Club $1890p.p.
Single Supp $580 p.p.
Deposit of $295 p.p. on booking
Balance due 30 days prior to departure
Just about Full Hurry  

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Tour Includes:
All cooked breakfasts,
All evening meals
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 - Mildura - Hay
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 7.00am departure. We travel the Sturt Highway to Waikerie, where we make a comfort stop, with time for a cuppa. Moving along through Renmark we make our way to Mildura for lunch (own cost).  After lunch we carry on along the Sturt Highway through Euston, Balranald, and Hay for our overnight stop, with time to freshen up before dinner. (D)
Hay Bishop Lodge Motor Inn
Day 2 : Hay - Junee - Canberra
After our hearty, cooked breaky we pack the coach and make our way through to Narrandera for a comfort stop before we continue our travel too Junee and visit the Junee Liquorice and Chocolate Factory for a talk on the making of the liquorice and even some samples to tantalize the taste buds, with a chance to buy some produce before having some tome in Junee for lunch (own cost).  After lunch we travel on to Gundagai and visit the Dog on the Tuckerbox. We continue our journey to Canberra, where we make ourselves comfortable at the motel which will be home for the next 4 nights. (B D)
Quality Hotel Dickson
Day 3 : Canberra Floriade - Cruise - Canberra
Breakfast is another hearty, cooked breakfast.  Put on your walking shoes and bring your camera today as we view the superb display of almost one million exotic bulbs which have been planted on 1.5 hectares at Commonwealth Park, situated on the banks of Lake Burley Griffin. During the day we are able to enjoy the exhibits, stalls and features of the Floriade Festival.  Lunch is own cost at the Floriade.  Time to board the coach and take in some of the sights. Enjoy a relaxing cruise on Lake Burley Griffin beforew we return to the motel to freshen up before for dinner. (B D)
Day 4 : Canberra - Cockington Green - Canberra
Our first port of call is Parliament House where we enjoy a tour of the nation’s most spectacular building (where all the decisions are made about us). We then head out to Cockington Green for lunch (own expense) where all the displays are one-twelfth scale replicas of many typical buildings found in Britian and around the world today. The village is set among 30,000 annuals, rare and unusual plants and shrubs.Time to board the coach and spending time at the National War Musuem before returning to the motel. (B D)
Day 5 : Canberra Tulips - Mint - National Museum
This morning we visit the Canberra Tulip Gardens which are set in 15 acres of private country gardens, the 20,000 stunning tulips and 50,000 annuals splashed between  1000 trees.  Returning to Canberra we take time to visit the Royal Australian Mint (where the money’s made). The mint’s gallery offers excellent views of the minting process and exhibitions trace the history of Australian coins and coin design.  Next we will enjoy some free time to stroll around some shops and have a bite to eat (own expense).  Moving along we visit the Australian Natinal Museum.  Returning to the motel we have time to freshen up before dinner at the motel. (B D)
Day 6 : Canberra - Albury - Bendigo
Departing the Motel we join the Hume Highway and make our way to Gundagai for a morning cuppa before arriving in Albury for our lunch stop. After lunch we continue onto   Bendigo for a well earned rest before dinner. (B D)
Bendigo - All Seasons Resort Hotel lBendigo
Day 7 : Bendigo - Adelaide
Time to farewell Bendigo, pack the coach and travel  through St Arnaud, Horsham and on to Nhill for lunch (own cost).  Travel through Bordertown to Tailem Bend for our final break before we reach Adelaide at approx 6pm where your cars will be waiting to take you home. (B)