DAY 1 Saturday 3 September 22 Victor Harbor
Tour members meet up at Adelaide airport at 11.00am and join our tour coach to travel south to the historic town of Victor Harbor on the Southern Ocean coast and close to where the mighty Murray River enters the sea. We will travel through the Adelaide Hills wine region and stop for lunch at leisure in the wonderful German style village of Hahndorf. After lunch we will visit The Cedars, studio and home of famous landscape painter Sir Hans Heysen. We arrive in Victor Harbor late afternoon for a two night stay.
DAY 2 Sunday 4 September 22 Victor Harbor
After breakfast we transfer to the village of Goolwa for a morning cruise along the Coorong through the National Park to where the Murray River enters the Southern Ocean. After lunch at leisure we will join the famous steam hauled Cockle Train at Goolwa Station for the return trip to Victor Harbor and some free time.
DAY 3 Monday 5 September 22 Kangaroo Island
We enjoy an early breakfast and then travel west to Cape Jervis to join the 10.00am ferry to Kangaroo Island. On arrival in Penneshaw an hour later we commence our Kangaroo Island sightseeing adventure. Kangaroo Island is Australia’s third biggest island and is renowned for its whitesand beaches, steep coastal cliffs, rolling green hills, caves, sand dunes and wonderful nature reserves and national parks. During our time on Kangaroo Island we will see some of the remarkable wind blasted rocks in the Flinders Chase National Park, observe a colony of seals at the Seal Bay Conservation Park and admire the fine beaches at Vivionne Bay.
DAY 4 Tuesday 6 September 22 Kangaroo Island
After breakfast a visit will be made to the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park to view the collection of more than 150 species of native Australian wildlife and then drive to Kingscote, the island’s main town and oldest settlement in South Australia.
DAY 5 Wednesday 7 September 22 Adelaide
We take the 10.30am ferry to Cape Jarvis and then head north toward Adelaide. We will travel through the McLaren Vale wine region and will stop for an enjoyable lunch at a notable vineyard. We then travel onto Adelaide for a two night stay.
DAY 6 Thursday 8 September 22 Adelaide
We start the day with a panoramic tour of the main sights of Adelaide that will give us a good feel for the city. Visits will be made to the bustling Adelaide Central Market, the Art Gallery of South Australia and the Hemeji Japanese Garden and we will see the Rundle Mall, the Adelaide Oval, the Adelaide Botanical Garden and the seaside suburb of Glenelg.
DAY 7 Friday 9 September 22 Port Lincoln
After breakfast we travel north along the shores to St Vincent’s Gulf to the old mining town of Wallaroo where there will be time for lunch at leisure. Early afternoon we join our ferry journey across Spencer Gulf to Lucky Bay and then travel by coach to Port Lincoln on the Eyre Peninsula, our base for the next two nights. We will enjoy a short tour of the town before checking into our accommodation.
DAY 8 Saturday 10 September 22 Port Lincoln
After breakfast we will set out on a day of exploration of the southern Eyre Peninsula. We firstly head west toward Coffin Bay, famous for its extensive oyster fields and the outstanding National Park near the village. We will spend time in the park and learn about the importance of the oyster industry. Later in the day we visit an Aboriginal Arts Centre and others sights near Port Lincoln.
DAY 9 Sunday 11 September 22 Port Augusta
We head north along the shores of Spencer Gulf to Port Augusta for a one night stay. A stop will be made in the steel town of Whyalla for lunch at leisure – we will also visit the Whyalla Maritime Museum. The group will arrive at Port Augusta late afternoon and enjoy a visit to the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden.
DAY 10 Monday 12 September 22 Flinders Ranges
Our journey continues north through the old towns of Quorn and Hawker to the outstanding Flinders Ranges National Park which includes some of the most spectacular scenery in Australia. We will stay for two nights and see many fabulous sights and enjoy and array of experiences including a short bush walk to Wangarra Lookout and Hills Homestead, Old Wilpena Station, Ikara – The Meeting Place, an award winning public art space and the Moralana scenic drive.
DAY 11 Tuesday 13 September 22 Flinders Ranges
Our exploration and enjoyment of the Flinders Ranges continues.
DAY 12 Wednesday 14 September 22 Broken Hill
An early start today as we head south and then east to the isolated mining city of Broken Hill in western New South Wales. We will arrive in this classic outback mining city late afternoon for a two night stay. On arrival, we will tour the city to get an overall view of the central area and travel a short distance to see the now largely deserted town of Silverton, once an important mining centre.
DAY 13 Thursday 15 September 22 Broken Hill
A full day of sightseeing in the historic city of Broken Hill. We will visit Broken Hill Sculptures and Living Desert Sanctuary, the Pro Hart Gallery, the Royal Flying Doctor Service and see the Line of Lode Miners Memorial and other notable sights.
DAY 14 Friday 16 September 22 Mildura
After breakfast we join our tour coach to travel south to the important Victorian rural city of Mildura located on the Murray River, not far from the tributary with the Darling River. Mildura is the centre of a rich irrigation based agricultural region that specializes in fruit and vegetables and wine production. We will tour the city and enjoy a cruise on the river on a paddle boat before we celebrate the enjoyment of the last two weeks at a farewell dinner.
DAY 15 Saturday 17 September 22 Departure
The tour concludes after breakfast. Transfers will be provided to Mildura airport to join Qantas and Rex flights to Sydney, Melbourne and other destinations
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Deposit is refundable up to 90 days before departure.
International touring can involve a considerable amount of walking and stair climbing in the places visited and it is important that all tour participants have a level of physical fitness that allows them to take part in this activity without the need of assistance from others.
Travelrite International Pty Ltd, (ABN 64 005 817 078) is the tour operator.
The tour costs are based on general transport, entry, and accommodation costs. Travelrite reserves the right to alter the costs if any of these factors change, giving any passenger that has booked the right to withdraw with full refund of monies paid or modify arrangements. No alterations to price will be made within 60 days of departure from Australia.
DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT:
A deposit of $500 per passenger is required at the time of booking. Full payment will be required 60 days before departure. Cancellation over 90 days before departure will allow you to receive your deposit refunded. Cancellations 90 to 61 days before tour departs will result in a loss of deposit. Cancellation under 60 days before tour departs will result in a loss of all monies paid. Payment may be made by cheque or cash – a 1.5 percent administration fee will be charged on payments made by credit cards.
The tour is based on arrangements that do not allow for any refunds in respect to sightseeing, accommodation, meals, airfare or other services not utilised after the tour has commenced.
Travel insurance is recommended to cover the costs of cancellation fees due to illness, death in family, etc.
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Bookings can be made by sending full names and addresses of intending tour members with a deposit for the Tour.
Travelrite International Pty Ltd
423 Whitehorse Road Balwyn, Victoria 3103
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ABOUT TRAVELRITE INTERNATIONAL:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd (ABN 64 005 817 078) is a well-established family-owned business that’s been operating in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs for more than 35 years. Travelrite International is a full member of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA), is fully Accredited with ATAS (A10538) and IATA. As such they directly represent the major airlines of the world and all major domestic and international hotel, tour and transport operators.
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