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Day Prior to Tour: Flights anytime into Sydney

Day 1 Tue: Sydney - Canberra
Depart Sydney at 8.00am. We begin our journey to the nation's capital via the Southern Highlands with a stop at historic Berrima, famous for its gaol, a visit to a working sheep farm and an Aussie barbecue lunch. Travelling onwards to Canberra, we'll tour through Parliament House and visit the Australian War Memorial before enjoying a welcome drink and dinner with your Tour Director and fellow travellers. LD

Day 2 Wed: Snowy Mountains
Cooma and the Snowy Mountains Hydro Scheme start our day, before youget the option to take a ride on the Mt. Kosciuszko chairlift and experience Australia's highest point! You'll be awestruck by the stunningly picturesque Kosciuszko National Park - home to mobs of kangaroos - as we travel the Alpine Way, over the mighty Murray River into Victoria and beautiful Beechworth, Victoria's best preserved gold rush town, for our unique overnight stay in one of the Bed and Breakfast properties. B

Day 3 Thu: Melbourne
Get to know Beechworth with a tour and some free time to explore the legendary Beechworth Bakery, as well as antique shops and galleries. Later we'll see the museum then it's on through Glenrowan and Ned Kelly country to culturally diverse and cosmopolitan Melbourne. A dinner option tonight is on board the distinctive Colonial Tramcar Restaurant. B

Day 4 Fri: Melbourne 'Free Time'
Today Melbourne is all yours to explore. You'll have time to discover some of the secrets of this exceptional city - a myriad of cafes, galleries, museums, markets, restaurants, laneways and parks await you. Or if you want to get out of town you can take a tour to Phillip Island's Little Penguins, the Yarra Valley's wineries, the Dandenongs and Puffing Billy or Sovereign Hill's goldmine. You're spoilt for choice. B

Day 5 Sat: Great Ocean Road
Hold on to your seats today for one of the world's great road trips - the Great Ocean Road. We'll get plenty of photo opportunities along this gorgeous coastal road, including stops at surfing-mecca Torquay, world famous Bells Beach, a visit to the amazing Twelve Apostles, before finishing the day in the Whale Watching capital of Warrnambool. BD

Day 6 Sun: Tower Hill - Mt. Gambier
This morning we visit Worn Gundidi at Tower Hill State Game Reserve.
The area was a rich food source for the Koroitgundidj people whose descendants retain links with this country. Our guide will provide us with an Aboriginal perspective about flora, wildlife, volcanic formations, bush existence and medicinal practices. Then marvel at the pristine vistas before we continue through picturesque Port Fairy, along the coast and over the border to South Australia. We skirt the Lower Glenelg National Park into Mt. Gambier for a city tour and stop to look at the spectacular and mysterious Blue Lake. BD

Day 7 Mon: Adelaide
We travel through Meningie, located on the shores of Lake Albert, en route to Adelaide, where we'll take a city tour.
The afternoon is yours to explore the gorgeous 'City of Churches'. BL

Day 8 Tue: Victor Harbor
First up seaside Glenelg then we continue on to the picturesque coastal village of Victor Harbor on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Here you'll have some free time to explore, maybe take a walk to Granite Island and see some sensational coastal views. Next we travel by ferry to Kangaroo Island for our two-night stay. Tonight we'll have dinner at the Aurora Ozone Hotel, overlooking the spectacular Backstair Passage. B

Day 9 Wed: Kangaroo Island
Today we explore Kangaroo Island! At Seal Bay we'll take a guided tour along the beach among the Australian Sea Lions. We'll experience more great photo opportunities at the Remarkable Rocks and Admiral's Arch. We'll also do some koala, wallaby and kangaroo spotting at Flinders Chase National Park. BD

Day 10 Thu: Depart Adelaide
This morning we cruise by ferry back to Cape Jervis then on to elegant Adelaide. You will be transferred to Adelaide Airport for your onward flight. B (Flights to depart after 2.00pm from Adelaide)

           
    2017      
           
    Arrival Depart Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
    Mar 14 Mar 24 CAD 5,488 CAD 6,916
    Mar 28 Apr 7 CAD 5,488 CAD 6,916
    Apr 18 Apr 28 CAD 5,628 CAD 7,140
    Sep 5 Sep 15 CAD 5,628 CAD 7,140
    Sep 26 Oct 6 CAD 5,628 CAD 7,140
    Oct 17 Oct 27 CAD 5,628 CAD 7,140
    Nov 7 Nov 17 CAD 5,628 CAD 7,140
    Nov 28 Dec 8 CAD 5,628 CAD 7,140
           
    Hotels:      
           
    Canberra      
    Novotel      
           
    Beechworth      
    Boutique Country Accommodation    
           
    Melbourne      
    Crowne Plaza      
           
    Warrnambool      
    Quality Suites Deep Blue    
           
    Adelaide      
    Stamford Plaza      
           
    Kangaroo Island      
    Aurora Ozone Hotel    

Transportation
Tour by luxury air-conditioned coach with 2-door access, restroom, seatbelts, reclining seats, panoramic windows

Professionally Escorted
Tour with an experienced, professional Tour Director and Tour Driver

Accommodation
Twin share rooms with private facilities in centrally located hotels

Dining Inclusions
9 Breakfasts
3 Lunches
4 Dinner

Plus
Welcome drink
All purpose travel wallet and map
Airport transfers
Hotel porterage included 

.Gold Creek Sheep Station
.Tour of Parliament House
.Kosciuszko National Park
.Explore historic Beechworth
.Travel the Great Ocean Road
.The amazing Twelve Apostles
.Tower Hill Game Reserve
.View the mysterious Blue Lake
.City tour of Adelaide
.Visit seaside Glenelg
.Explore Victor Harbor
.Sea Lions at Seal Bay
.Flinders Chase National Park
.2 nights on Kangaroo Island
.INCLUDED Aboriginal Cultural Experience


 

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