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Victoria's High Country To The Sea

You’ll be spoilt with stunning scenery as you follow the Great Alpine Road as it winds its way through the region’s alpine landscapes and heritage towns. Explore the High Country towns of Beechworth, Mt Beauty, Falls Creek and Bright, before continuing on to Lakes Entrance, where the sparkling Gippsland Lakes meet the Southern Ocean.

 

 

 

 

 

6 days

 

ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES

  • Follow the glorious Great Alpine Road for scenic views

  • Cruise 30km of pristine waterways into Lake King, one of the Gippsland Lakes

  • Royal Australian Armoured Corps Memorial and Tank Museum in Puckapunyal

  • Guided tour of Holy Trinity Cathedral in Wangaratta

  • Explore Historic Beechworth in a guided town tour

INCLUSIONS

  • Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

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

  • 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

  • Robert’s Famous Homemade Morning Tea

 

 

*Refer to full itinerary for Booking Conditions

 

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Victoria's High Country To The Sea

Day 1 L, D

Home - Melbourne - Shepparton
After flying into Melbourne, enjoy lunch before travelling to the Puckapunyal Army Barracks for a guided tour of the Royal Australian Armoured Corps and Tank Museum, one of the largest armour museums in the southern hemisphere. In addition to over 70 armoured fighting vehicles on display, the museum has two unique halls devoted to the history, people and technology associated with the Light Horse and the modern armoured corps. Stay overnight in Shepparton.
Quality Inn Hotel Parklake

Day 2 B, L, D

Shepparton - Beechworth
After breakfast, travel to the Glenrowan Tourist Centre for an interactive theatrical production of the Ned Kelly story. Next we visit the stunning Holy Trinity Cathedral in Wangaratta for a guided tour before lunch. This afternoon, visit the Eldorado Museum which holds a collection that reflects mining, farming and social history of the area from 1850-1950. Continue on to Beechworth for our overnight stay.
Carriage Motor Inn

Day 3 B, L, D

Beechworth - Bright
Today will start with a guided town tour of historic Beechworth which will highlight its interesting past. We then set off for Mount Beauty located in the rich, fertile Kiewa Valley at the foot of Victoria's highest mountain, Mt Bogong. During a visit to the Mt Beauty Information Centre we will learn about the Hydro Electric Scheme which is an integral part of the area. Continue on to Falls Creek within the Alpine National Park taking in the beauty of Victoria's High Country before settling into beautiful Bright for the night.
Ovens Valley Motor Inn

Day 4 B, L, D

Bright - Lakes Entrance
Today the landscape changes from Alpine Ash to beautiful forests of Snow Gums and heathland as we climb to Mount Hotham, Victoria's highest alpine village. As we continue on through the old gold town of Omeo, the landscape changes again to lush grazing paddocks. With vistas out over the mountains and once the site of one of Victoria's richest goldfields, Omeo will quickly make an impression. Continuing on through Bruthen, a small rustic village overlooking the Tambo River, we arrive in Lakes Entrance where we will stay two nights.
2 Nights The Esplanade Resort and Spa

Day 5 B, L, D

Lakes Entrance
Gippsland Lakes consists of five main lakes, is fed by the waters of four major rivers and fringed by the Ninety Mile Beach. Covering over 400 square kilometres of lakes, rivers and lagoons, the system is the biggest expanse of inland waterways in the southern hemisphere. Today we will cruise around 30kms of pristine waterways into Lake King, spotting dolphins and viewing the wildlife on assorted islands aboard the ML Stormbird. Following lunch at the Metung Hotel, enjoy some free time to explore the area before reboarding our vessel. Continue around Rigby Island and Chinamans Creek before returning to your motel to freshen up for dinner.

Day 6 B, L

Lakes Entrance - Canberra - Home
Today we farewell Lakes Entrance, heading north via Cann River where we join the scenic Monaro Highway. Travel through heavily forested terrain towards the New South Wales border. Stop for lunch in Cooma before arriving at Canberra Airport for your flight home.

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

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Thornton AAJ Depot All Australian Journeys - Thornton Depot
3 Woodford Place, Thornton

TOUR FARE (INC. GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE FROM: $2,899.00 per person

TOUR FARE (INC. GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER FROM: $2,949.00 per person

Single Supplement available @ $435.00 extra

 

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