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Man From Snowy River Festival

Man From Snowy River Festival

Travel to Corryong, Victoria at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains for the Man From Snowy River Festival. This festival celebrates the imagery created by Banjo Patterson's famous poem 'The Man from Snowy River' with a unique gathering of mountain riders, poets, artists and lovers of Australian High Country and pioneering spirit. Witness the horsemanship skills of the participants, bush poetry championship, creative displays and famous ute muster in this iconic Australian experience.

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5 days

 

ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES

  • Hear the story of Jack Riley, the real Man from Snowy River at the town Museum

  • Join in classic Australian high country culture at the Man from Snowy River Bush Festival

  • Watch horse enthusiasts, bush poets, farm machinery and modern day utes participate in the Festival Street Parade

  • Visit the ingenious Pioneer Womens Hut in Tumbarumba

INCLUSIONS

  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

  • Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane and Hunter areas*

  • Flights

  • 11 quality meals

  • Traveller’s Refund Guarantee*

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Modern luxury tour coach

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

  • Morning Tea

 

 

*Refer to full itinerary for Booking Conditions

 

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Day 1

Home - Seymour - Albury
Following your flight to Melbourne, where on arrival, you will be welcomed by your All Australian Journeys Coach Captain and Hostess. Travel from Melbourne to Seymour for lunch before continuing on to Wondonga. This beautiful regional city sits on the banks of the Murray River and is renowned for its heritage buildings.

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Day 2

Albury - Tumbarumba
There is a busy day ahead today as you travel out from Albury through Tallangatta along the Murray Valley Highway. Arrive in Corryong, a small town in the shadows of Australia's Snowy Mountains, to witness the re-enactment of the Man from Snowy River, the subject of Banjo Patterson's famous ballad and the commemoration of Jack Riley's participation in this story. Enjoy some free time to take in the sights and sounds of the festivities before heading to the main street in Corryong for the Festival Street Parade. Settle in to Tumbarumba for the next two nights. Please note: You will need to be able to negotiate uneven, sloping ground and paddocks for the re-enactment and to view the rodeo ground.

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Day 3

Man from Snowy River Festival
After a hearty breakfast, we will return to Corryong to spend more time at the Man from Snowy River Festival. The Man from Snowy River Challenge runs throughout the day with events such as the bareback obstacle course, horse shoeing, whip cracking and the mountain horseman's cross country competition. Other festival activities include a craft market where you will find Australian made, baked, sewn, crafted and grown products. Displays of traditional skills such as an art and photography exhibition, bush poetry championships, ute muster, station team muster and horse handling displays to name a few. Purchase your own morning tea and lunch today at the festival. Return late afternoon to Tumbarumba for dinner at the motel.

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Day 4

Tumbarumba - Cooma
Today we tour through this scenic area nestled in the Snowy Mountains region. This morning visit one of the best and most unusual small museums in the country, the 'Pioneer Women's Hut', reflecting the ingenuity of pioneer women in Australia. Departing Tumbarumba we journey to Australia's highest town, Cabramurra and through Kiandra, an old abandoned gold mining town. Enjoy a picnic lunch along the way as we travel along the Snowy Mountains Highway to Cooma for our overnight stay.

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Day 5

Cooma - Home
After breakfast this morning, we travel the Monaro Highway through to Canberra before arriving at the airport where you will board your flight back home. On arrival, our staff will be waiting to meet you and will have your transfers arranged.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (INC. GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE FROM: $2,672.00 per person

TOUR FARE (INC. GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER FROM: $2,834.00 per person

 

Single Supplement available @ $389.00 extra

 

 

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