Victoria's High Country To The Sea

Victoria's High Country To The Sea

You’ll be spoiled with stunning scenery as you join us on this amazing tour travelling through Victoria’s High Country to the Sea. Explore the High Country towns of Beechworth, Mt Beauty and Falls Creek, before arriving in the ever popular Bright. Continue on to Lakes Entrance, where the Gippsland Lakes meet the Southern Ocean, for a luncheon cruise on the sparkling Gippsland Lakes.

You’ll be spoilt with stunning scenery as you follow the Great Alpine Road as it winds its way through the region’s alpine landscapes and heritage towns. Explore the High Country towns of Beechworth, Mt Beauty, Falls Creek and Bright, before continuing on to Lakes Entrance, where the sparkling Gippsland Lakes meet the Southern Ocean.

 

Fly/Coach/Fly

6 days

 

Ultimate Experiences

• Follow the glorious Great Alpine Road for scenic views

• Cruise 30km of pristine waterways into Lake King, one of the Gippsland Lakes

• Royal Australian Armoured Corps Memorial and Tank Museum in Puckapunyal

• Guided tour of Holy Trinity Cathedral in Wangaratta

• Explore Historic Beechworth in a guided town tour

 

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 – Shepparton
After flying into Melbourne, enjoy lunch before travelling to the Puckapunyal Army Barracks for a guided tour of the Royal Australian Armoured Corps and Tank Museum, one of the largest
armour museums in the southern hemisphere. In addition to over 70 armoured fighting vehicles on display, the museum has two unique halls devoted to the history, people and technology associated with the Light Horse and the modern armoured corps. Stay overnight in Shepparton.

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Day 2

Shepparton – Beechworth
After breakfast, travel to the Glenrowan Tourist Centre for an interactive theatrical production of the Ned Kelly story. Next we visit the stunning Holy Trinity Cathedral in Wangaratta for a
guided tour before lunch. This afternoon, visit the Eldorado Museum which holds a collection that reflects mining, farming and social history of the area from 1850 – 1950. Continue on to
Beechworth for our overnight stay at the Carriage Motor Inn, Beechworth.

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Day 3

Today will start with a guided town tour of historic Beechworth which will highlight its interesting past. We then set off for Mount Beauty located in the rich, fertile Kiewa Valley at the foot of
Victoria's highest mountain, Mt Bogong. During a visit to the Mt Beauty Information Centre we will learn about the Hydro Electric Scheme which is an integral part of the area. Continue on to Falls Creek within the Alpine National Park taking in the beauty of Victoria’s High Country before settling into beautiful Bright for the night.

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Day 4

Bright – Lakes Entrance
Today the landscape changes from Alpine Ash to beautiful forests of Snow Gums and heathland as we climb to Mount Hotham, Victoria's highest alpine village. As we continue on through the old gold town of Omeo, the landscape changes again to lush grazing paddocks. With vistas out over the mountains and once the site of one of Victoria's richest goldfields, Omeo will quickly make an impression. Continuing on through Bruthen, a small rustic village overlooking the Tambo River, we arrive in Lakes Entrance where we will stay two nights.

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Day 5

Lakes Entrance
Gippsland Lakes consists of five main lakes, is fed by the waters of four major rivers and fringed by the Ninety Mile Beach. Covering over 400 square kilometres of lakes, rivers and lagoons, the system is the biggest expanse of inland waterways in the southern hemisphere. Today we will cruise around 30kms of pristine waterways into Lake King, spotting dolphins and viewing the wildlife on assorted islands aboard the ML Stormbird. Following lunch at the Metung Hotel, enjoy some free time to explore the area before reboarding our vessel. Continue around Rigby Island and Chinamans Creek before returning to your motel to freshen up for dinner.

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Day 6

Lakes Entrance – Canberra – Home
Today we farewell Lakes Entrance, heading north via Cann River where we join the scenic Monaro Highway. Travel through heavily forested terrain towards the New South Wales border. Stop for lunch in Cooma before arriving at Canberra Airport for your flight home.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE: $2,760 per person

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER: $2,610 per person

Single Supplement available @ $620 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
Home pickups Taxi home pickups and returns are provided.
Contact us to see if your address is included.
Sydney Domestic Airport Sydney Domestic Airport
Thornton AAJ Depot All Australian Journeys - Thornton Depot
3 Woodford Place, Thornton
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30 Oct
2018
$2,610.00

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