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DAY 1. Arrive Sydney, Bowral (L,D)

We fly Carbon Neutral into Sydney where we are met and transferred by a local coach to King Street Wharf. Here we board our harbour cruise for an afternoon gliding past waterside landmarks including the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Back on land we board our luxury ‘Gold Class’ coach and travel responsibly knowing all coach emissions are 100% offset. We make our way to the Southern Highlands.. 3 Night Stay: Briars Country Lodge & Inn, Bowral

DAY 2. Bowral (B,L,D)

Today’s itinerary begins with a visit to Red Cow Farm Garden, where you’ll be treated to a stunning display of tulips and a wide variety of other vibrant springtime bulbs. Following this, time at the Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame. After a leisurely lunch, our journey will lead us to Fitzroy Falls, a picturesque spot located at the top of the escarpment overlooking the serene Kangaroo Valley. From here we return to Briars Lodge.

DAY 3. Highland Gathering Festival (B,D)

Experience the magic of the annual Highland Gathering Festival in Bundanoon, where the town transforms into Brigadoon for a day. This event stands as Australia’s premier Scottish Highland Gathering, infused with a touch of Aussie flair. The festivities include a captivating street parade featuring marching pipe bands, clan societies, and creatively decorated floats, not to mention the awe-inspiring Tartan Warriors. Additionally, you’ll discover a vibrant marketplace with specialty craft, souvenir, and food stalls. As you soak in the vibrant atmosphere, enjoy the sounds of massed pipes and drums, and watch the highland and Scottish country dancing. The day is packed with a range of traditional and unconventional highland games, from the hay toss, shot put, caber toss, kilted dash, egg throwing and water toss. *Lunch is at your own expense today.

DAY 4. Blue Mountains, Bathurst, Mudgee (B,L,D)

Today we travel up into the Blue Mountains taking time at the Three Sisters lookout for a photo opportunity. We then make our way to the iconic Hydro Majestic historic hotel where we enjoy the grand tradition of a high tea surrounded by elegance and charm whilst enjoying spectacular views of the Megalong Valley. Later we take a guided tour of the Casino Lobby, Majestic Ballroom and Pavilion. Our afternoon takes us to Bathurst where we take a lap of Mount Panorama Circuit (subject to no motor racing events being held) before finishing our day at Mudgee. 1 Night Stay: Parklands Resort & Conference Centre, Mudgee

DAY 5. Goondiwindi (B,L,D)

Discover Gulgong Pioneers Museum, housing a comprehensive array of domestic tools and utensils, farm and mining equipment, horse drawn vehicles, early photographs, Aboriginal and geological artefacts, periodic clothing and buildings dating from Gulgong’s heyday during the turbulent Gold Rush days of the 1870s. From here our afternoon takes us to Coonabarabran for lunch before we continue on via Narrabri and Moree, finishing our day at Goondiwindi. 1 Night Stay: Best Western Ascot Lodge, Goondiwindi

DAY 6. Arrive Brisbane (B,L)

This morning enjoy a Goondiwindi town tour, learning about the fascinating cotton industry. We then depart for lunch in Toowoomba before finishing our journey back in Brisbane.

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

dates & pricing

Twin Share Sole Use Departs 2025
$3460 $4295 3 April
  • Non-refundable deposit of $800pp required to secure your reservation.
  • N.B. This package is subject to an additional levy for coach/air components that may be imposed and is out of Fun Over Fifty’s control. Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.
  • 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 confidently on 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

Highlights & inclusions

  • One-way economy class Carbon Neutral flight to Sydney ex Brisbane, Melbourne or Adelaide
  • Travel Carbon Neutral on our 100% offset luxury ‘Gold Class’ coach
  • Fully escorted by experienced Fun Over 50 Holidays tour host and coach captain
  • Sydney Harbour lunch cruise
  • 3 nights Bowral
  • Red Cow Farm Garden; Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame
  • Fitzroy Falls
  • Highland Gathering of the Clans Festival at Bundanoon
  • Massed pipe bands; highland games; market stalls; Celtic dancers
  • Three Sisters lookout at Katoomba
  • Hydro Majestic high tea and tour
  • Bathurst and Mount Panorama
  • 1 night Mudgee
  • Gulgong Pioneers Museum
  • 1 night Goondiwindi
  • Goondiwindi town tour
  • Toowoomba
  • 15 meals

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