Lakes Of The Gippsland

Lakes Of The Gippsland

Explore the lush green beauty of Victoria’s Gippsland Region, from mountain views to the sparkling Gippsland Lakes. Spend two nights at Lakes Entrance, the idyllic coastal location on the edge of Ninety Mile Beach, where the Gippsland Lakes meet the Southern Ocean. Behold the beauty on offer, with highlights including Wilsons Promontory, Buchan Caves, pristine beaches and a sunset cruise on the Gippsland Lakes.

Explore the lush green beauty of Victoria’s Gippsland Region, from mountain views to the sparkling Gippsland Lakes. Spend two nights at Lakes Entrance, the idyllic coastal location on the edge of Ninety Mile Beach, where the Gippsland Lakes meet the Southern Ocean. Behold the beauty on offer, with highlights including Wilsons Promontory, Buchan Caves, pristine beaches and a sunset cruise on the Gippsland Lakes.

 

Fly/Coach/Fly

6 days

 

Ultimate Experiences

• Take a nature walks through Wilsons Promontory, discovering the beaches, inlets, granite outcrops and wildflowers

• Enjoy a relaxing sunset cruise of the Gippsland Lakes

• Discover an underground wonderland of spectacular limestone formations at Buchan Caves

• View the aquarium and coral reef on display at the Griffiths Shell Museum

• Step back in time and ride a 1927 Chevrolet at Old Gippstown

 

INCLUSIONS

• Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

• Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane area*

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

• Flights

• 16 quality meals

• Traveller’s Refund Guarantee

• Entries and attractions as shown

• Modern luxury tour coach

• Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

• Robert’s Famous Homemade Morning Tea

 

*As per conditions

 

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Day 1

Home – Melbourne – Foster
After your flight into Melbourne, we travel south east through rolling green hills, small country villages and regional towns filled with Victoria’s history and heritage. Stopping in Leongatha,
with its wide boulevards and historic buildings, continue on to Foster, gateway to Wilsons Promontory National Park, for two nights.

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Day 2

Wilsons Promontory
Explore one of the most beautiful national parks in Victoria, Wilsons Promontory. ‘The Prom’, as it is affectionately known, includes the Tidal River, secluded bays, magnificent stretches of beaches, granite outcrops, wildflowers and flowering trees and shrubs. Easy nature and wildlife walks along the way include Miles Landing Nature Walk, Prom Wildlife Walk, Cotters Lake and Beach, and Shallow inlet walk.

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Day 3

Foster – Lakes Entrance
Travelling north we stop at Golden Beach, part of the Gippsland Ninety Mile Beach. At Bairnsdale enjoy lunch and a visit to St Mary’s Catholic Church, with its Italian murals painted on the
interior of the church. Continue on to Lakes Entrance and board a two hour Sunset Cruise on the Gippsland Lakes, returning to our motel for dinner.

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Day 4

Lakes Entrance – Buchan Caves – Metung Village
Enjoy the scenic drive to Buchan Caves where we will discover an underground wonderland of spectacular limestone formations. Following a local guide, we explore the caves at our
own pace (please note there are a number of steps towards the end). Or perhaps relax in our beautiful surroundings. Travel to Metung Village, a peaceful corner of the Gippsland Lakes,
enjoying lunch and free time for a walk along the lake foreshore. Returning to Lakes Entrance, visit the Griffiths Shell Museum to see the collection of land and marine shells on display. Take a stroll on the footbridge to Ocean Beach.

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Day 5

Lakes Entrance – Old Gippstown – Traralgon
Travelling further into the Gippsland area, we visit Old Gippstown, a historic town featuring authentic buildings dated between 1840 and 1930. Enjoy lunch and a guided tour, as well
as plenty of time to explore the activities and displays of the village. Later this afternoon visit St Michael’s Catholic Church in Traralgon for a guided tour of this impressive church built
over 100 years ago with amazing leadlight windows before checking into our overnight accommodation.

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Day 6

Traralgon – Melbourne – Home
Before returning to Melbourne, we stop to smell the roses at Morwell Centenary Rose Garden, featuring more than 3,500 roses. Visit PowerWorks and find out about the process
of making coal into power. In Melbourne, say your farewells over lunch before your flight and transfers home.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE: $2,835 per person

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER: $2,875 per person

Single Supplement available @ $455 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 S Bus Stop on Pacific Hwy (Southbound) near
Marshall Property, Belmont
Charlestown Smart St Bus Zone in Smart St outside Presbyterian Church
(opposite library car park), Charlestown
Doyalson Wentworth Ave S Bus stop past RSL Club (Southbound)
Cnr Pacific Hwy & Wentworth Ave, Doyalson
Home pickups Taxi home pickups and returns are provided.
Contact us to see if your address is included.
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 S Bus Stop on Hobart Rd near Harker Oval
across from Wests Leagues Club, New Lambton
Swansea Blackswan S Bus stop approaching Blackswan Waterfront Motel
on Pacific Hwy (Southbound), Swansea
Sydney Domestic Airport Sydney Domestic Airport - Meet at Qantas Groups
Check-in located on ground floor at Terminal 3.
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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