Southern Capitals – City meet bush

From $1675

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.

Meet a local sheep farming family at Gold Creek Station
Lose yourself in the labyrinth of laneways in the heart of Melbourne.
Take in historical Parliament House followed by a moving visit to the Australian War Memorial, led by your specialist guide.
Well-preserved Beechworth has reinvented itself as a popular historical town and tourist destination.

Departure Dates

Mid Season 2021

FEB 9th
MAR 9th, 23rd

High Season 2021

APR 13th
AUG 31st
SEP 21st
OCT 19th
NOV 2nd, 23rd

Season 2022

JAN 11th
FEB 8th
MAR 8th, 22nd
APR 12th
MAY 3rd
AUG 30th
SEP 20th
OCT 18th
NOV 1st, 22nd
DEC 20th

Season 2023

JAN 10th, 24th
FEB 7th, 21st
MAR 7th, 21st

Tour Map

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.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Canberra

Included Meals: Be My Guest Lunch, Dinner with Wine

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.

Hotel: Quality Hotel Wangaratta

Included Meals: Breakfast

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.

Hotel: The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast

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.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Your holiday comes to an end after breakfast when you’ll bid farewell to your Travel Director and fellow travellers.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Inclusions

  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Airport transfers

Exclusions

  • Any meals and excursions not specified in the itinerary
  • Domestic flights from any city in Australia (can be added with your booking at an extra cost)
  • Extra nights accommodation (request a quote with your booking and stay longer)

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Nov 2017 | Sydney NSW
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Jan 2018 | Orange NSW
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