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Canberra For Anzac Day

Canberra For Anzac Day

It is a memorable experience to attend the National War Memorial’s Anzac Day National ceremony and march. Join together to pay tribute to and remember those who have served, both past and present. This tour also takes us from the humble beginnings of early homesteads and sheep paddocks, through the vision of Walter Burley Griffin for one of the finest purpose built cities in the world.

It is a memorable experience to attend the National War Memorial’s Anzac Day National ceremony and march. Join together to pay tribute to and remember those who have served, both past and present. This tour also takes us from the humble beginnings of early homesteads and sheep paddocks, through the vision of Walter Burley Griffin for one of the finest purpose built cities in the world. Visit Old Parliament House, then tour the new office. Join our budding athletes at the institute of sport and stop to admire the miniature buildings and manicured gardens at Cockington Green.

 

Fly/Coach from The Hunter

Fly/Coach/Fly from Brisbane

6 days

 

Ultimate Experiences

• National Ceremony for Anzac Day and the Australian War Memorial

• Go Behind the Scenes at the Australian Institute of Sport

• Learn of the unique history and style in a visit to All Saints Anglican Church

• A whole afternoon to immerse yourself in the atmosphere, bravery and history of those who paid dearly for Australia’s freedom

• Visit Historic Lanyon Homestead

• Compare the old and new parliament house with guided tours make your own judgment at Australia’s High Court

 

INCLUSIONS

• Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

• Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane area the Hunter and Central Coast*

• Pickup and return locations throughout the Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney

• Flights

• 14 quality meals

• Travellers Refund Guarantee

• Entries and attractions as shown

• Modern luxury tour coach

• Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

• Robert’s Famous Homemade Morning Tea

 

*As per conditions

 

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Day 1

Home - Canberra
After flying into Canberra, enjoy lunch before making our way into the foothills of the Brindabellas for a tour of one of Australia's premier properties-Lanyon Homestead. Late afternoon, we will settle into our accommodation for the next five nights.
5 Nights Forrest Hotel and Apartments

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Day 2

Australian Institute of Sport - Cockington Green
Go behind the scenes at the Australian Institute of Sport before making our way to Cockington Green, a delightful and fascinating display of meticulously crafted miniature buildings set within beautifully landscaped gardens. This afternoon visit the High Court of Australia for a guided tour of this 40 metre tall structure with its Great Hall and three courtrooms.

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Day 3

Canberra Anzac Day
Transport this morning will be organised for those who would like to take part in the open air Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial. Be sure to take a warm jacket. Following breakfast together at the motel, take up your position to watch the Anzac Parade of men and women who have served or are serving our country (reserved seating has been arranged). Following the conclusion of the service, the remainder of the day is yours to explore the Australian War Memorial, taking the opportunity to purchase your own lunch. You may choose to stay until closing where a moving Last Post Ceremony is held in the Commonwealth Courtyard and shares the story behind one of the names on the Roll of Honour.

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Day 4

Telstra Tower - Australian Mint - Markets and Gallery
Take a drive through Canberra on your way to Black Mountain Tower, offering a splendid 360 degree bird's eye view of our nation's capital. Enjoy a tour of the Royal Australian Mint and see where circulation coins, medals, medallions, seals and tokens are manufactured. Take time to purchase your own lunch at the Old Bus Depot Markets before visiting the National Portrait and Art Gallery, which houses more than 100,000 works of art and many world-class art exhibitions.

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Day 5

National Museum - Parliament House
Our morning begins with a guided tour of the Historic All Saints Church which was built in the mid 1800s as the railway station at Rookwood Cemetery in Sydney, and painstakingly dismantled and transported stone by stone to Canberra where it was erected in 1958. View the stained glass War Memorial window dedicated to those of the Parish and district who gave their lives in the second World War. Continue on to the National Museum of Australia for a self guided tour before enjoying some free time to browse the city centre and purchase your own lunch. Take a guided tour of Parliament House-a symbol of Australian democracy, meeting place of the nation, and focal point of Canberra.

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Day 6

Canberra - Sydney - Home
Celebrating the spirit of Australian democracy and the power of your voice within it, the Museum of Democracy at Old Parliament House is our first stop for the day. Be inspired by amazing real life stories of ordinary people who have fought to shape today's society. After morning tea, we will travel back to Sydney stopping for lunch along the way. We will then farewell our Queensland passengers at the airport before continuing back to The Hunter.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (INC. GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE FROM: $2,749.00 per person

TOUR FARE (INC. GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER FROM: $2,629.00 per person

Single Supplement available @ $378.00 extra

 

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