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Depart on our opulent ‘Diamond Class’ or luxury ‘Gold Class’ coach from the Brisbane CBD and travel responsibly knowing all coach emissions are 100% offset. We travel south, breaking at Tropical Fruit World for morning tea. Our afternoon takes us through Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie where we stay overnight.1 Night Stay: Sails Resort, Port Macquarie

DAY 2 – Bulahdelah, GOSFORD, BOWRAL (B,L,D)

This morning we leave Port Macquarie, take a break at Bulahdelah, then continue to Gosford for lunch. Travelling through Sydney’s western suburbs we head up in to the Southern Highlands. 2 Night Stay: Peppers Manor House, Bowral


Today we visit Corbett Gardens, displaying a huge array of tulips, as well as other bright and vibrant springtime bulbs, followed by a guided tour of the Bradman Museum. Enjoy a casual lunch before our afternoon takes us to Fitzroy Falls, situated at the head of the escarpment leading down to the tranquil Kangaroo Valley.


Travelling via Goulburn, we arrive at Tulip Top Gardens, offering 10 acres of magnificent tulips and other spring flowers creating a spectacular display. Hundreds of blossom trees nestle between the flowers and provide a magic pathway to the cascading waterfall and watercourse. Our afternoon takes us to Cockington Green Gardens, showcasing a delightful and fascinating display of meticulously crafted miniature buildings set within beautifully landscaped gardens. Before checking-in at our hotel, we take a drive up to Mount Ainslie lookout for magnificent views over Canberra. 3 Night Stay: Crowne Plaza, Canberra


We start our day taking a drive-by tour of Canberra’s International Embassies and High Commissions en-route to Canberra’s iconic event Floriade. Showcasing one million flowers in bloom throughout spring time, it is the biggest flower festival in Australia. At 2pm we visit the War Memorial, touring through the Hall of Memory, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Pool of Reflection and the Roll of Honour, finishing with a moving closing ceremony. **Lunch is at your own expense today.

DAY 6 – Australian National Botanic Gardens, PARLIAMENT HOUSE TOUR, (B,L,D)

We start our day at the Australian National Botanic Gardens, taking a walk with a knowledgeable guide, to appreciate the beauty and clever adaptations of Australian plants, and the research and effort involved in creating and maintaining the gardens. Next, we take a guided tour of the National Arboretum to explore the forests of endangered and symbolic trees from Australia and around the world. After breaking for lunch, our day’s touring takes us to Parliament House. Here we have access to the Chambers and historic documents like the Magna Carta. The unique blend of impressive architecture, stunning art collection and beautiful landscape makes Parliament House one of Australia’s most significant and popular cultural attractions.


Departing Canberra, we journey north passing through Yass to Cowra, where we break for lunch at the Cowra Japanese Gardens. After lunch you can enjoy a self-guided tour that will introduce you to the symbolic nature of the gardens. The Cowra Japanese Garden covers 5 hectares – the largest in the southern hemisphere. It was built because of Cowra’s special significance to the Japanese. The unique relationship of Cowra and Japan originated on a cold night in August 1944, when more than a thousand Japanese prisoners of war broke out of the local prison camp. Departing Cowra, pass through Bathurst and take a lap of Mount Panorama. We continue our journey on to the Blue Mountains. 1 Night Stay: The Carrington Hotel, Katoomba


This morning, we depart the Blue Mountains for the Hunter Valley, arriving at the magnificent Hunter Valley Gardens. On arrival we relax over lunch then explore the individually themed gardens that showcase the artistry of gardens around the world and use both native and exotic varieties of plants. 1 Night Stay: Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens, Hunter Valley


Leaving the resort after breakfast we travel through the Hunter wine region to the Darley Thoroughbred Stud near Denman, where we spend time with a local guide, Craig Benjamin, who has exclusive rights to conduct tours of some of the most prestigious racing studs in the area. Enjoy an insider’s tour of the thoroughbred racing industry and an interesting introduction to the equine industry. During spring the mares start giving birth to the foals and it truly is a sight to be seen. Later we travel on to Tamworth, to visit the Big Golden Guitar before finishing our day in Armidale. 1 Night Stay: Cotswold Gardens, Armidale


Discover the Celtic heritage of Glen Innes, visiting the Standing Stones, a famous national monument to Australia’s Celtic pioneers, and recognised by the Celtic Council of Australia as the national gathering point for Celtic descendants and clans. Next, we cross the border back into Queensland and make our way past the grape growing district of Ballandean, breaking for lunch at the Queensland College of Wine Tourism, experiencing the Medley of Mains luncheon, matching food with wine. Return to the Brisbane CBD at approximately 4.30pm.

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

dates & pricing

Twinshare Sole Use Departs 2024
$5250 $6730 Sep 17 – GOLD CLASS
$5550 $6999 Sep 24 – DIAMOND CLASS
$5250 $6730 Oct 1 – GOLD CLASS
  • Non-refundable deposit required to secure booking $600pp
  • This package is subject to a fuel levy without notice for coach component
  • 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
    • Getting on and off transportation multiple times unaided
    • Manage your own luggage

Highlights & inclusions

  • Travel Carbon Neutral on our 100% offset opulent ‘Diamond Class’ or luxury ‘Gold Class’ coach
  • Fully escorted by experienced Fun Over 50 Holidays tour host and coach captain
  • Morning tea at Tropical Fruit World
  • 1 night Port Macquarie
  • 2 nights Moss Vale; Corbett Gardens
  • Fitzroy Falls; Kangaroo Valley; Bradman Museum
  • Tulip Top & Cockington Green Gardens
  • 3 nights Canberra; Embassy drive tour
  • National Arboretum
  • Floriade; War Memorial; Parliament House
  • Australian National Botanic Gardens guided tour; Mount Ainslie lookout
  • Cowra Japanese Gardens
  • 1 night Blue Mountains
  • 1 night Hunter Valley with gardens train tour
  • Upper Hunter thoroughbred stud tour
  • Big Golden Guitar, Tamworth
  • 1 night Armidale
  • 27 meals
  • ‘Diamond Class’ tours include a beverage package each evening with dinner **(standard beer, wine, spirits and soft drink capped to a bar tab not unlimited)


  • Return economy class flights ex Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide to Brisbane
  • 2 additional nights room only (1 night pre & 1 night post tour room only) at Meriton Suites, Brisbane
  • Return Airtrain tickets ex Brisbane Domestic Terminal to Central Station
  • Plus $999pp Twin Share
  • Plus $1230 Sole Use
  • Subject to availability – some block out dates apply. Prices are subject to change without notice

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