Jacaranda Parade And Northern Rivers

Jacaranda Parade And Northern Rivers

The world-renowned Jacaranda Festival is the oldest folk festival in Australia. Held at Grafton in the beautiful Northern Rivers it celebrates the Jacaranda which was first introduced to the city by Henry Volkers. Explore the rich cedar and agriculture country of Lismore and Northern Rivers, including Casino, Ballina and Port Macquarie.

The world-renowned Jacaranda Festival is the oldest folk festival in Australia. Held at Grafton in the beautiful Northern Rivers it celebrates the Jacaranda which was first  introduced to the city by Henry Volkers. Explore the rich cedar and agriculture country of Lismore and Northern Rivers, including Casino, Ballina and Port Macquarie.

 

All Coach

5 days

 

Ultimate Experiences

• Visit the annual Jacaranda Festival and see the Clarence River city blanketed in purple

• Explore private and commercial gardens, all vying for the top garden award

• Unearth some of the secrets of the Northern Rivers

• All aboard the tractor at the Summerland Farm Tour

• Regenerate at the Thursday Plantation

• Visit the largest Maritime Collection in Australia

• Be guided through the Penal Settlement at Trial Bay Gaol

• Cruise the waterways of Port Macquarie

 

INCLUSIONS

• Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

• Pickup and return Locations throughout the Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney

• 12 quality meals

• Traveller’s Refund Guarantee

• Entries and attractions as shown

• Modern luxury coach

• Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Director

• Robert's Famous Homemade Morning Tea

 

*As per conditions

 

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Day 1

Sydney – Bellingen
Depart Sydney and the Hunter, stopping at Thornton for morning tea. Continue to Wauchope for lunch with an afternoon stop near Nambucca Heads before arriving at the foothills of the
Dorrigo range at Bellingen.

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Day 2

Grafton Jacaranda Parade
Grafton at this time of year is ablaze with colour, where the superb Jacaranda trees line the avenues. Begin today visiting Schaeffer House, provoking memories of bygone years from the
heritage pieces on display. Next visit the floral displays at the Christ Church Anglican Cathedral before stopping for lunch. This afternoon, there will be an opportunity to view some of the open gardens before the spectacular Jacaranda Festival Parade in the late afternoon. Unpack in Casino for the next two nights.

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Day 3

Casino – Ballina Maritime Museum
Today our journey takes us through Lismore and the red volcanic soil of Alstonville to our destination, the House with No Steps. Here it’s all aboard the tractor for our farm tour, allowing us to explore the full size of this Summerland Property, which is giving people with a disability an opportunity to build a better life. Enjoy Devonshire tea before continuing our journey towards the coast. After lunch, step inside the Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum, which houses the largest collection of naval and merchant ships in Australia.

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Day 4

Casino – Trial Bay Gaol – Port Macquarie
Following breakfast travel to the nostalgic town of Ulmarra, famous for its antiques and classic Queenslander hotel, which has been used as a film set for movies and commercials. This
afternoon a guided tour of the famous Trial Bay Gaol at South West Rocks will show the important part this centre played in the early days of Australian Penal Centres. Arrive late afternoon
in Port Macquarie for our last night’s stay.

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Day 5

Port Macquarie Cruise – Home
For the early risers, take advantage of the central location of our motel with a walk along the waterfront before breakfast. Later we board our boat for a cruise of the Port Macquarie harbor
and estuaries, home to many friendly dolphins. On arrival back in Thornton, enjoy lunch before our transfers home.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER: $1,649 per person

Single Supplement available @ $340 extra

 

 

Booking Conditions

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Name Address Contact Details
Belmont Shops N Bus Stop on Pacific Hwy (Northbound) near
The Reject Shop, Belmont
Charlestown Smart St Bus Zone in Smart St outside Presbyterian Church
(opposite library car park), Charlestown
Doyalson Wentworth Ave N Bus stop outside Ambulance Station (Northbound)
On Pacific Hwy opposite Wentworth Ave, Doyalson
Hornsby Railway Station Hornsby Railway Station. Pickup at the bottom of
the bus rank, near roundabout opp hotel
Kariong Information Ctr At Kariong Information Centre car park,
The Avenue, Kariong
New Lambton Wests N Bus Stop on Hobart Rd approaching Tauranga Rd
near Wests Leagues Club, New Lambton
Strathfield Rail Station Strathfield Railway Station - Stand A, Everton Rd
Strathfield
Swansea Coles N Tourist Bus stop outside Coles
on Pacific Hwy (Northbound), Swansea
Thornton AAJ Depot All Australian Journeys - Thornton Depot
3 Woodford Place, Thornton
Tuggerah Westfield Bus stop near cinemas at the back of
Westfield Shopping Centre, Tuggerah
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