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Southern Highlands And Floriade

Southern Highlands And Floriade

Experience Australia’s southern states in full bloom, from the Hunter Valley Gardens, the spectacular Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Bowral Tulips, Quindalup Gardens and Red Cow Farm.

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8 days   Fly/Coach



  • Experience the splendour of Tulip Top Gardens’ stunning display of spring flowers

  • See Hunter Valley Gardens in its spring glory

  • Visit Bradman Museum and International Cricketers Hall of Fame

  • Admire the details of Cockington Green miniature village

  • Take in amazing views over our nation’s capital from Telstra Black Mountain Tower


  • Ensuite accommodation – twin

  • share basis

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

  • Flights

  • 19 quality meals

  • Traveller’s Refund Guarantee*

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Modern luxury tour coach

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

  • Robert's Famous homemade Morning Tea



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Day 1 L, D

Brisbane – Armidale
Depart Brisbane and journey through the Granite Belt to Tenterfield, a well renowned country town with many historic buildings dating back to the mid-19th century. After lunch, continue via Glen Innes and Guyra before arriving in Armidale. Country 2 Coast Motor Inn, Armidale

Day 2 B, L, D

Armidale – Hunter Valley
Descend the Moonbi Ranges and travel to Tamworth. Traverse the Upper Hunter Valley via Murrurundi and Muswellbrook where we will stop for lunch. Enjoy your first garden visit on this tour as you immerse yourself in the beauty of Hunter Valley Gardens. Be amazed by the sensational sights, colours and fragrances of the ten stunning feature gardens spanning over 60 acres. Harrigan's Irish Pub & Accommodation

Day 3 B, L, D

Hunter Valley – Blue Mountains
Although the Blue Mountains is magical at any time of year, the blaze of springtime colour in the gardens attracts many visitors. Enjoy stunning views during lunch at Wentworth Falls before a visit to Everglades Historic House and Gardens in Leura. Continue on to Blackheath for our overnight stay. Redleaf Resort Blue Mountains

Day 4 B, L, D

Blue Mountains – Bowral
Our journey today takes us via Penrith, Mulgoa and Silverdale to Mittagong for lunch. This afternoon, we will continue on to Bowral, nestled at the base of Mount Gibraltar in the Southern Highlands, and famous for its country gardens. Visit Corbett Park to view the stunning tulip displays and there will be opportunity for you to taste some of the specialty wines at Centennial Vineyard. 2 Nights Briars Country Lodge & Historic Inn

Day 5 B, D

Fitzroy Falls – Berrima – Bowral
Today we visit Fitzroy Falls in Morton National Park where a short walk along the boardwalk to the lookout offers spectacular views of the falls and valley. Next stop at Quindalup Gardens, a woodland garden of five acres, surrounded by beautiful grazing country. Continue on to Berrima and take time to purchase your own lunch as you explore this historic township. Afterwards wander through the unique cool climate gardens at The Red Cow Farm before returning to our motel.

Day 6 B, L, D

Bowral – Canberra
This morning visit the esteemed Bradman Museum and the International Cricket Hall of Fame. Continue on to Goulburn for lunch before resuming your journey to Canberra. Venture into Cockington Green Gardens, a delightful and fascinating display of meticulously crafted miniature buildings set within beautifully landscaped gardens.
2 Nights Mantra MacArthur Canberra

Day 7 B, D

Tulip Top Gardens – Canberra Floriade
We start our day at Tulip Top Gardens where the tulips and other spring flowers create a spectacular display with hundreds of blossom trees nestled between the flowers, providing a magic pathway for a stroll through their beautiful grounds. Following morning tea at the gardens, we will continue to Commonwealth Park for Canberra’s Floriade which showcases one million flowers in bloom. Purchase
your own lunch before an afternoon visit to the
Canberra Glassworks and then Black Mountain
where you can take in the 360° views from the
Telstra Tower viewing platforms.

Day 8 B

Canberra – Home
After breakfast, take a drive around the Embassy and High Commissions Circuit, where the respective countries’ flags fly proudly outside their buildings, before transferring to the airport
for your flight home.

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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