Day 1. Friday – Brisbane to Armidale (L,D)
Departing on our luxury ‘Gold Class’ coach from Brisbane Transit Centre, we travel through the lush pastures and fertile farmlands of the Lockyer Valley, over Cunninghams Gap and via Warwick to Stanthorpe. Enjoy a food and wine experience at the Queensland College of Wine Tourism. Varias Restaurant offers a world class dining experience featuring an outstanding a la carte Medley of Mains luncheon matching food with wine. Our afternoon takes us via Tenterfield and the Celtic country of Glen Innes and Glencoe before finishing our day at Armidale. 2 Night Stay: Cotswold Gardens OR Moore Park Inn, Armidale
Day 2. Saturday – Australia Day! (B,L,D)
Happy Australia Day! Today we celebrate what we love about Australia on our national day. Don on your best ‘Aussie Outfit’ and have a beaut day out with fellow travellers. We start our day visiting Tamworth Country Music Festival this morning, taking a few hours to browse the stalls and see the talented buskers in the main street. We then board our coach for a drive out to the historic DAG Sheep Station. This will be an Australia Day not to be forgotten! Enjoy a gourmet Aussie BBQ lunch and hilarious performance by Fun Over Fifty’s exclusive Celebrity Guest. An afternoon of food, drink and laughter, just perfect. We return to Armidale and tonight following dinner our coach will depart for the park for those who would like to see the local fireworks display. **Please note: Fireworks are subject to festival program still being finalised.
Day 3. Sunday – Armidale to Brisbane (B,L)
Our short break Australia Day long weekend comes to an end as we travel home via the scenic Waterfall Way, breaking for a cuppa at Dundurabbin then lunch at Grafton before taking the last leg of our day’s journey to Brisbane Transit Centre, returning approximately 5pm.
B = Full Breakfast; MT = M/Tea; L = Lunch; AT = A/Tea; D = Two Course Dinner
dates & pricing
- Non-refundable deposit of $300pp 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