Group tours to NSW and Newcastle - Photo
Group Tours to the Vic High Country 2025 - Photo
Tours to Bright and Victorian High Country 2025 - Photo
Trips to Beechworth and Bright 2025 - Photo


DAY 1 – Flights to Melbourne, Albury (L,D)

Fly Carbon Neutral to Melbourne and join your friendly Fun Over 50 Holidays tour host. Board our luxury ‘Gold Class’ coach travelling responsibly knowing all coach emissions are 100% offset. We then head out of Melbourne and break for a lovely lunch at Seymour. Our afternoon takes us to Glenrowan to witness the re-enactment of Ned Kelly’s final moments through the brillance of live special effects and animatronic figures. From here we travel on to Albury to check-in. 4 Night Stay: Best Western Hovell Tree Inn, Albury

DAY 2 – Mt Beauty & Surrounds (B,L,D)

Today, we embark on a journey through the awe-inspiring High Country, known for its breathtaking beauty. We start in Mount Beauty, surrounded by majestic peaks and lush valleys. Our route takes us through Bogong, a tranquil town with a timeless charm, and upwards into the Bogong High Plains. Here, we visit the historic Wallace’s Hut, the oldest standing hut in the area, offering a glimpse into the past. If we’re lucky, we may even catch sight of the elusive wild brumbies that roam these highlands. Afterwards, we enjoy a leisurely lunch at Falls Creek, then we make our way back pausing at Sullivan’s Lookout for a panoramic view of the High Country.

DAY 3 – Beechworth, Albury (B,MT,L,D)

This morning, we venture to Beechworth, where a local guide will lead us on a town tour. Following our exploration, we indulge in morning tea at the renowned Beechworth Bakery. Our journey then takes us to the picturesque Red Stag Deer Farm for a gourmet lunch and a chance to interact with these majestic animals. We’ll feed, touch, and learn about them. Returning via Yackandandah, we savour scenic views before reaching our accommodation. This day offers a blend of history, culinary delights, and a unique wildlife encounter, leaving us with lasting memories of our High Country adventure.

DAY 4 – Bright Autumn Festival Gala Day (B,D)

Today takes us to Bright’s Gala Day at the Autumn Festival. The festival is a ten day celebration of the wonderful autumn colours and autumn produce of the valleys of Victoria’s Alpine High Country and today the main streets of Bright are closed off for all the fun of the festival. We’ll see brass and highland bands, street stalls, craft displays and the highlight Autumn Festival Parade. Mid-afternoon, we return to our hotel. **Lunch is at your own expense today and festival program is subject to change.

DAY 5 – Gundagai, Goulburn, Burradoo (B,L,D)

This morning we travel through the township of Holbrook, often referred to as the ‘Submarine Town’, before breaking at Gundagai at the ‘Dog on the Tucker Box’. We continue via Yass, arriving at Goulburn, taking time here for a guided tour of the Goulburn Historic Waterworks Museum. Our afternoon takes us into the Southern Highlands where we check-in. 1 Night Stay: Briars Country Lodge, Burradoo

DAY 6 – Hawkesbury River Cruise, Newcastle (B,MT,L,D)

Leaving the Southern Highlands we take a picturesque journey arriving to Mooney Mooney. We discover a hidden gem of New South Wales visiting the Broken Bay Pearl Farm where we take a scenic cruise on the Hawkesbury River to a pearl oyster lease. We learn about pearl farming before visiting the Shellar Door. We then board the coach where we make our way to Newcastle. 1 Night Stay: Rydges Newcastle

DAY 7 – Newcastle to Coffs Harbour (B,L,D)

We depart Newcastle, taking a break at Bulahdelah then take the scenic route to Port Macquarie breaking here for lunch. We continue on through to Coffs Harbour where we check in for the night. 1 Night Stay: Opal Cove Resort, Coffs Coast

DAY 8 – Coffs Harbour to Brisbane (B,L)

This morning we journey to Tropical Fruit World, a 200-acre commercial fruit plantation. Enjoy lunch before taking a guided farm tour by tractor train. We then head for home, making our way back to the Brisbane Coach Terminal arriving in the afternoon.

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

dates & pricing

Twinshare Sole Use Departs 2025
  • Non-refundable deposit required to secure booking $800pp
  • Final payment due 65 days prior to departure
  • N.B. This package is subject to a fuel levy without notice for coach and air component.
  • Flights are arranged to suit the tour group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.
  • Green Guest Policy (GGP) OPTION – Select the GGP option on this tour and help reduce extra pressures on our natural environment. You will be rewarded with a reduced rate on your tour. SAVE: $30PP TWIN SHARE OR $60 SOLE USE
  • FITNESS LEVEL – A RATING OF 3 (ACTIVE/MODERATE) Passengers must be able to:-
    • Participate in walking tours without having to stop or sit down to rest for up to 20 minutes
    • Walk up an incline equal to a flight of stairs, without stopping
    • Stand for 30 minutes, without needing to sit down
    • Walk over uneven ground, tackle cobbled creek crossings & walk through soft sand
    • Get on and off transportation multiple times unaided
    • Manage your own luggage

Highlights & inclusions

  • One-way Carbon Neutral economy class flight to Melbourne ex Brisbane, Sydney 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
  • 4 nights Albury
  • Glenrowan; High Country; Mount Beauty; Wallace’s Hut; Bogong High Plains; Falls Creek; Sullivan’s Lookout
  • Beechworth Bakery; Red Stag Deer Farm
  • Bright’s Gala Day at the Autumn Festival
  • Holbrook; Gundagai; ‘Dog on the Tucker Box’
  • Goulburn Historic Waterworks Museum
  • 1 night Burradoo
  • Broken Bay Pearl Farm Cruise
  • 1 night Newcastle
  • Port Macquarie
  • 1 night Coffs Harbour
  • Tour and tasting at Tropical Fruit World
  • 21 meals

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