You'll love this piece of Victoria - Hamilton

You'll love this piece of Victoria - Hamilton

This piece of Victoria covers another great section of Australia which you may not have explored in depth before. Stay 5 nights in the beautiful rural city of Hamilton to experience the majestic natural beauty of the area.

Experience the majestic natural beauty of rural Victoria. Cruise the Glenelg River past limestone cliffs and abundant wildlife, uncover aviation history at the Ansett Museum, visit Warrock Homestead and the Mary McKillop Centre and the Umpherston Sinkhole Sunken Garden.

 

Fly/Coach/Fly

6 days

 

Ultimate Experiences

• Morning Cruise on the Glenelg River

• Mary McKillop Penola Centre

• Ride the unique Portland Cable Tram

• Enjoy a guided tour of Treloar Roses

 

INCLUSIONS

• Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

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

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

• Flights

• 16 quality meals

• Traveller’s Refund Guarantee

• Entries and attractions as shown

• Modern luxury tour coach

• Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

 

*As per conditions

 

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Day 1

Home – Melbourne – Hamilton
After flying in to Melbourne, set off to Taylors Lake for an early lunch. Today offers magnificent scenery as we journey via historic Inverleigh with spectacular red river gums on the banks of the Leigh River, striking stone walls and Elm trees of the early 1900s. Traversing the volcanic trail, view Mt Elephant, an extinct volcano, before settling in for the next five nights in Hamilton, in the beautiful pastoral area of Victoria's western district.

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Day 2

Hamilton – Mt Gambier – Hamilton
Travel towards the South Australian border via Dartmoor and Digby. Experience the relaxed riverside lifestyle while visiting the coastal village of Nelson, situated at the mouth of the Glenelg
River where we will see the abundant birdlife and spectacular limestone cliffs on our morning tea cruise. Cross the South Australian/Victorian border to enjoy lunch in Mt Gambier and visit
the unique and stunning Sunken Garden at Umpherston Sinkhole.

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Day 3

Hamilton – Portland – Hamilton
Explore Portland, Victoria’s first permanent European settlement on the far south-west coast of Victoria. Enjoy a return ride on the restored Portland Cable Tram to the WWII Memorial Tower. Visit Treloar Roses, the largest rose grower and supplier of bare root roses in Australia, and enjoy a guided tour of this amazing operation. After lunch, visit the Portland Maritime
Discovery Centre complex on Portland’s picturesque foreshore for a guided tour.

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Day 4

Hamilton – Penola – Hamilton
Today we visit the Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre. Enjoy lunch at Heyward’s Royal Oak Hotel, a stately bluestone and limestone building before travelling back via Lake Mundi.

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Day 5

Hamilton – Dunkeld – Hamilton
Today we visit the Hamilton Botanic Gardens, the fourth oldest botanic gardens in Victoria and one of the State’s most intact examples of a 19th century regional botanic garden. Continuing on to Campe’s Motor Museum, Glen Campe’s Vintage and Veteran Cars, Trucks and Motorbikes are on display, the oldest dating back to 1915. Visit the Sir Reginald Ansett
Transport Museum, housed in the company’s first aircraft hangar. See memorabilia including a Fokker Universal aircraft similar to the one used on the first Ansett flight in 1936.

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Day 6

Hamilton – Home
It’s time to farewell your hosts and travel the Glenelg Highway via the beautiful village of Dunkeld, dwarfed by the Southern Grampians. Enjoy lunch in Ballarat before travelling on to
Melbourne Airport for your flight back home where your transfers will be arranged.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE: $2,548 per person

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER: $2,499 per person

Single Supplement available @ $460 extra

 

 

Booking Conditions

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Name Address Contact Details
Belmont Shops S Bus Stop on Pacific Hwy (Southbound) near
Marshall Property, Belmont
Charlestown Smart St Bus Zone in Smart St outside Presbyterian Church
(opposite library car park), Charlestown
Doyalson Wentworth Ave S Bus stop past RSL Club (Southbound)
Cnr Pacific Hwy & Wentworth Ave, Doyalson
Home pickups Taxi home pickups and returns are provided.
Contact us to see if your address is included.
Hornsby Railway Station Hornsby Railway Station. Pickup at the bottom of
the bus rank, near roundabout opp hotel
Kariong Information Ctr At Kariong Information Centre car park,
The Avenue, Kariong
New Lambton Wests S Bus Stop on Hobart Rd near Harker Oval
across from Wests Leagues Club, New Lambton
Swansea Blackswan S Bus stop approaching Blackswan Waterfront Motel
on Pacific Hwy (Southbound), Swansea
Sydney Domestic Airport Sydney Domestic Airport - Meet at Qantas Groups
Check-in located on ground floor at Terminal 3.
Thornton AAJ Depot All Australian Journeys - Thornton Depot
3 Woodford Place, Thornton
Tuggerah Westfield Bus stop near cinemas at the back of
Westfield Shopping Centre, Tuggerah
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2018
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