Southern Capitals: City Meets Bush
from $2010
Duration: 5 Days
Visit historic Berrima and meet a grazier on his sheep station, then tour Parliament House and the Australian War Memorial in the nation’s capital. Travel on through Ned Kelly country on the way to thoroughly modern Melbourne, where you can explore the laneways and arcades that house cafés, boutique shops and cutting-edge street art.
Day 1
Sydney – Canberra
Depart Sydney this morning and travel through the rolling hills and verdant pastures of the Southern Highlands. Pause at historic Berrima before arriving to Gold Creek Station. Meet local sheep farmer, Craig Starr and get a taste of life on the farm before you join Craig and his family for a good Aussie BBQ Be My Guest lunch. Your final destination is the country's capital where you'll enjoy a tour through Parliament House with a local guide. Later visit the Australian War Memorial and stay to hear the evocative Last Post. Join your Travel Director and fellow travellers tonight and get to know each other over a delicious meal.
Day 2
Canberra – Wangaratta
This morning, you’ll drive to the summit of Mt. Ainslie for panoramic views of Canberra and surrounds. Journey over the mighty Murray River into Victoria taking the scenic route to historic Beechworth, Victoria’s best-preserved gold rush town. The region offers plenty of great photo opportunities, with tree-covered ranges, wild rivers and tranquil rural farmlands. Get to know Beechworth with an orientation and some storytelling over a “cuppa” with a local. Enjoy some free time to explore the antique shops, galleries and the museum. Tonight, you’ll stay in the cathedral town of Wangaratta.
Day 3
Wangaratta – Melbourne
Travel to historic Glenrowan and on through Ned Kelly country to cosmopolitan Melbourne, Australia’s sporting and cultural capital. Gain some interesting insights on an orientation tour of the city, then take some time to explore independently.
Day 4
Melbourne Free time
Today is free for you to explore the delights of Melbourne. You could start your morning with an up-close tour of Melbourne’s laneways and spend your afternoon at Philip Island witnessing the Penguin Parade. If wine and lush scenery is more your style, check out the Puffing Billy Steam Train journey through the Dandenong Ranges followed by wine tasting in the Yarra Valley. Speak to your Tour Director, the many choices are yours.
Day 5
Melbourne
Your holiday comes to an end after breakfast when you’ll bid farewell to your Travel Director and fellow travellers.
  • Meet a local grazier at Gold Creek Station
  • Hear stories of the Gold Rush era from a passionate local pub owner in Beechworth
  • Learn about Australian Parliament from a local guide
Start Date: 2021-08-31
End Date: 2021-09-04
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Start Date: 2021-09-21
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Start Date: 2021-10-19
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Start Date: 2021-11-02
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Start Date: 2021-11-23
End Date: 2021-11-27
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Start Date: 2021-12-21
End Date: 2021-12-25
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Start Date: 2022-01-11
End Date: 2022-01-15
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Start Date: 2022-01-25
End Date: 2022-01-29
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Child Price: $1905
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Start Date: 2022-02-08
End Date: 2022-02-12
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Child Price: $1905
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triple
Adult Price: $2010
Child Price: $2010
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Start Date: 2022-02-22
End Date: 2022-02-26
twin
Adult Price: $2115
Child Price: $1905
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Adult Price: $2115
triple
Adult Price: $2010
Child Price: $2010
single
Adult Price: $2870
Start Date: 2022-03-08
End Date: 2022-03-12
twin
Adult Price: $2115
Child Price: $1905
twinShare
Adult Price: $2115
triple
Adult Price: $2010
Child Price: $2010
single
Adult Price: $2870
Start Date: 2022-03-22
End Date: 2022-03-26
twin
Adult Price: $2115
Child Price: $1905
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Adult Price: $2115
triple
Adult Price: $2010
Child Price: $2010
single
Adult Price: $2870

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