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The Downs Explorer including Zoofari Night Tour

The Downs Explorer including Zoofari Night Tour

Discover some of the highlights The Downs has to offer on this short break away. Staying in Warwick allows opportunity to venue out each day to see the beauty and learn of the history and heritage of the area. Travel through the rich fertile region nestled on the slopes of the Great Dividing Ranges. Visit small country towns such as Allora, Thulimbah and Pilton and see the Darling Downs Zoo come to life during a Zoofari Night Tour.

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3 days



  • Visit to beautiful Abbey Boutique Hotel for a guided tour and lunch

  • Enjoy the sweet tastes at Suttons Juice Factory

  • Hear the evening calls of the animals during the Zoofari night tour at Darling Downs Zoo


  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

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

  • 6 quality meals

  • Travellers Refund Guarantee*

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Modern luxury tour coach

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

  • Homemade Morning Tea



*Refer to full itinerary for Booking Conditions


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Day 1

Brisbane - Warwick
Journey via the Cunningham Highway, and at Spices Gap, enter the Southern Downs area displaying rich fertile farmlands and the rolling hills of the Great Dividing Range. Arrive into Warwick, strategically located at the junction of major highways from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Visit Abbey of the Roses for lunch and be enthralled by the beauty of this building along with its heritage, history and charm during a guided tour. Warwick is known as the 'Rose and Rodeo Capital' and this afternoon learn some of its 150 year history with a locally guided town tour before settling in to our accommodation for the next two nights.

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Day 2

Warwick - Stanthorpe - Zoo by Night
This morning enjoy a leisurely morning before visiting Suttons Juices and Shed Café for an introductory talk on the orchard. After morning tea enjoy some free time in Stanthorpe. We then visit the Queensland College of Wine Tourism, a state-of-the-art $8.5 million education and training facility for the Queensland wine tourism industry for an inspection and wine tasting. Return to our motel with time to freshen up for tonight's adventure. The Darling Downs Zoofari night tour allows you to experience the zoo as it comes alive at night. Enjoy a BBQ dinner while listening to the evening calls of the animals - the birds, the lions and perhaps the wolves. We will then take a guided tour by torchlight before returning to our accommodation.

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Day 3

Warwick - Allora - Brisbane
Today we visit 'The Best Little Town on the Downs' - Allora. With a population of less than 1000, Allora has a strong sense of history, with an old-time charming streetscape, heritage buildings and memorials. Enjoy museum visits, morning tea, local guided tour and lunch. It is then time to farewell the Southern Downs region to travel back to Brisbane, where your transfers will be arranged.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner



Single Supplement available @ $202.00 extra



Refer to full itinerary for Booking Conditions


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