Day 1. Brisbane to Stanthorpe (MT,L,D)
Travelling on our opulent ‘Diamond Class’ or luxury ‘Gold Class’ coach, we depart Brisbane and travel to Summer Land Camels. Enjoy morning tea before professional cameleers guide you on a tour through the world’s largest wild camel training centre and dairy operation. From here we travel via Cunningham’s Gap and Warwick, stopping at Stanthorpe for a lunch paired with wine experience at Heritage Estate Wines. 3 Night Stay: The Vines Motel and Cottages, Stanthorpe
Day 2. Tenterfield & Stanthorpe (B,L,D)
Today we travel to Tenterfield made famous by a song by Peter Allen. Here we take an on-coach tour, passing famous landmarks such as the Tenterfield Saddler. Tenterfield has been home to many famous faces, including politicians, war heroes, and well known celebrities such as Peter Allen and Banjo Patterson. From here we travel via The Pyramid enroute to Ballandean Estate Wines for a tour and wine tasting experience. Next we head to Washpool Skin Wellness, a Farm Soaperie and is the home of ethical, authentic and nourishing giftware and everyday home, bath and body care. Enjoy lunch at Blue Pot Pantry, a former vineyard with magic views over Stanthorpe. Our afternoon takes us to Kents Saddlery for a behind the scenes guided tour for an insight to a handcrafted leather workshop.
Day 3. Stanthorpe (B,L,D)
This morning step back in time at Stanthorpe Heritage Museum, housing two collections of national significance and one of state significance. Subjects include pastoral, tin mining, orcharding, military, Aboriginal, Italian, Red Cross, medical, ‘Make-do’ and social history. Next enjoy a wee bit of early Christmas spirit, with a visit to the Granite Belt Christmas Farm. Step through the doors and capture the magic of Christmas in the Mistletoe Boutique Christmas Store. We enjoy lunch here, explore and feed Santa’s animals, including Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer and see the farm of 11,000 real Christmas trees. Afterwards taste local wines and liquors at Castle Glen Vineyard & Liqueurs, the only whiskey manufacturer in Queensland offering all natural world class liqueurs, red wine, white wine, sparkling wine and fortified wines.
Day 4. Return to Brisbane (B,MT,L)
We farewell Stanthorpe and travel to Bestbrook Mountain Farmstay for morning tea. Enjoy old-fashioned hospitality and magnificent mountain views. Back on the road we drive via Boonah to Beaudesert where we enjoy a long lunch at The Overflow Estate 1895. The Estate is truly a special haven and this long lunch will be a grand finale to our wine country capers.
B = Full Breakfast; MT = M/Tea; L = Lunch; AT = A/Tea; D = Two Course Dinner
dates & pricing
||5 Sep – DIAMOND CLASS
- Non-refundable deposit of $300pp required to secure your reservation.
- N.B. This package is subject to an additional levy for coach/air component that may be imposed and is out of Fun Over Fifty’s control
- FITNESS LEVEL – A RATING OF 2 (MODERATE) Passengers must be able to:-
• Participate in walking tours with time to rest at least every 10 minutes
• Walk on areas such as bush tracks and soft sand – mostly level ground
• Stand for 15 minutes, without needing to sit down
• Tackle a flight of stairs or incline
• Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
• Manage your own luggage