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 Craig Starr, a local sheep farmer at his property, Gold Creek Station for a taste of life on a working farm. AAT Kings were the first clients in 1980 and have been visiting the property ever since!
Explore the cultural energy of Melbourne
Visit the Australian War Memorial and hear the haunting Last Post bugle call
Learn about Australian Parliament from a local guide
Hear stories of the Gold Rush era from a passionate local pub owner in Beechworth
Join your friendly accommodation hosts for a ‘Be My Guest’ breakfast in Beechworth
Meet a local grazier at Gold Creek Station
Gain incredible insight in to Australia’s parliamentary system with a guide in Canberra at Parliament House
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
Accommodation: Quality Hotel 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
Accommodation: The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins
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.
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