Group tours to National Cherry Festival at Young and Dubbo 2017 - Photo
Group tours to National Cherry Festival at Young and Dubbo - Photo
Tours to Cherry Festival at Young 2017 - Photo
Trips to NSW and National Cherry Festival Young 2017 - Photo

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DAY 1 Tuesday – Brisbane to South West Rocks (L,D)

Board one of our signature ‘Gold Class’ coaches at Brisbane Transit Centre to travel south to our lunch stop in Woodburn. Our afternoon then takes us through picturesque Coffs Harbour to arrive in South West Rocks. 1 Night Stay: Rockpool Motor Inn, South West Rocks

DAY 2 Wednesday – Port Macquarie, Hunter Valley (B,MT,L,D)

Today we take in the stunning scenery of the Mid North Coast travelling to Port Macquarie, then on through Laurieton. Passing the Great Lakes region we break for lunch before turning inland to the beautiful Hunter Valley. 2 Night Stay: Mercure Resort, Hunter Valley

DAY 3 Thursday – Newcastle, Hunter Valley (B,L,D)

This morning takes us to Newcastle to board the famous tram for a 1 hour tour detailing the city, beaches and historical sites. At the Fort Scratchley Historic Site, we explore the fortress tunnels and learn the fascinating history of this national treasure. Returning to the Hunter Valley, we discover the immaculately tended Hunter Valley Gardens before resting up then returning to the gardens in the evening for the 10th annual Christmas Lights Spectacular when the gardens are transformed with over 2 million lights on display. Our evening includes a sumptuous Christmas dinner on the Garden Terrace.

DAY 4 Friday – Bathurst, Cowra B,L,D)

Today we travel through the Goulburn River National Park. In Bathurst we take our coach on a spin of the Mt Panorama Circuit (events depending) then continue on to Cowra. 2 Night Stay: Cowra Services Club Motel

DAY 5 Saturday – Cherry Festival at Young (B,D)

Today the Cherry Festival in Young presents a fabulous full day including farmers markets, car show, busking competition and dog trials. We visit Poppa’s Fudge and Jam Factory followed by wine tasting and cherry picking (for purchase) at Ballinaclash Orchard and Cellar Door. Our day concludes after the Cherry Festival Street Parade, one of the largest in regional Australia.

DAY 6 Sunday – Dubbo (B,L,D)

Leaving Cowra we make our way to the Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo for lunch and a guided wildlife zoofari where we get an up-close look at some of the zoo’s most famous residents. 1 Night Stay: Dubbo RSL Club Motel

DAY 7 Monday – Coonabarabran, Goondiwindi (B,L,D)

Today we head to the Crystal Kingdom in Coonabarabran. Learn about crystals, mineral and fossil specimens and have the opportunity to purchase quality jewellery and crystals. Later we travel through Narrabri and Moree to Goondiwindi. 1 Night Stay: Best Western Ascot Lodge, Goondiwindi

DAY 8 Tuesday – Warwick and Brisbane (B,L)

This morning we visit iconic Goondiwindi Cotton before travelling to Warwick for a tour and lunch at the historic Abbey of the Roses. We then return to Brisbane Transit Centre.

B = Hot & Continental Breakfast; MT = M/Tea; L=Lunch; AT = A/Tea; D = Two Course Dinner

dates & pricing

Twinshare Sole Use Departs 2017
$2299 $2965 28 November
  • Non-refundable deposit of $500pp required to secure your reservation.
  • N.B. This package is subject to a fuel levy without notice for coach component.
  • FITNESS LEVEL – A RATING OF 1 (EASY) Passengers must be able to:
    • Participate in guided or unguided small walking tours at a relaxed pace
    • Walking on mostly level ground
    • Tackle an occasional flight of stairs or incline
    • Occasional need to stand for up to 10 minutes
    • Getting on and off transportation unaided
    • Manage your own luggage

Highlights & inclusions

  • Luxury ‘Gold Class’ coach travel ex Brisbane
  • 1 night South West Rocks
  • 2 nights Hunter Valley
  • Tram tour of Newcastle
  • Fort Scratchley Historic Site visit
  • Hunter Valley Gardens and Christmas Lights Spectacular
  • 2 nights Cowra
  • National Cherry Festival at Young
  • Poppa’s Fudge and Jam Factory
  • Ballinaclash Orchard and Cellar Door
  • Taronga Western Plains Zoo
  • 1 night Dubbo
  • Crystal Kingdom
  • 1 night Goondiwindi
  • Abbey of the Roses, Warwick
  • 21 meals

PRE & POST TOUR EXTENDER OPTION

  • 2 additional days (TOTAL 10 DAY TOUR)
  • Return economy class flights ex Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide to Brisbane
  • 2 additional nights bed & breakfast in a deluxe room (1 night pre & 1 night post tour) at Hotel Jen on Roma Street, Brisbane
  • Plus $795pp Twin Share
  • Plus $965 Sole Use
  • Subject to availability – some block out dates apply. Prices are subject to change without notice

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