Enjoy 5 days in Melbourne in a luxurious 5-star hotel during the 25th Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show: the largest floral and garden event in the Southern Hemisphere. This package is designed especially for 60+ women eager to make new friends and share the adventure with like-minded travellers.
The smell of freshly cut grass and bursting blooms will scent the Melbourne air once again for the 25th anniversary of the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show in 2020, hosted in the exquisite heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens over five glorious Autumn days.
Featuring the best landscape and floral talent from Australia and around the world alongside an extensive array of garden retail products, the Show is a celebration of lifestyle and our great outdoors.
On this ladies only holiday package, you'll stay in a grand 5-star heritage hotel, meet new friends over your welcome dinner and swap stories of your time at the show during your Afternoon High Tea.
Your package includes:
The Hotel Windsor is a grand heritage hotel dating back to 1883, with beautiful historic details featured throughout the hotel. Located in the heart of the dazzling theatre and restaurant district, the hotel is a great base for your stay in Melbourne. Tram stops and Parliament train station are located close by.
Please note prices are subject to availability at time of booking or until sold out and may change without notice.
25-29 Mar 2020 ONLY
Call our local travel team on 1300 414 198 to book this gardening gem!
Wednesday 25 March 2020
Welcome to Melbourne! On arrival at Melbourne airport, you will be met and transferred to The Hotel Windsor - your luxurious home for your stay.
Tonight, you will meet your fellow gardening enthusiasts at a Welcome Dinner.
Thursday 26 March 2020
After breakfast, you will be met and transferred from your hotel to the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show and also transferred back to the hotel at the end of the day.
Held in the sprawling grounds of Carlton Gardens and within the heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building, visitors can expect a showcase of more than 900 exhibitors including a strong lineup of accomplished & award-winning landscape & floral designers creating unique, unimaginable installations.
The heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building is a sight in itself, but will be taken to the next level housing thousands of freshly cut and styled blooms, filling the air with gorgeous scents across the five days. Floral designers, florists and flower enthusiasts will create some of the most stunning installations under its roof, a sight you won't want to miss.
And to top it all off there will be plenty more to keep visitors busy with competitions, workshops, interactive spaces, demonstrations, expert advice, catering experiences and much more.
Your multi-day ticket allows you to come and go during the event.
Friday 27 March 2020
Spend the day exploring more of the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show or head to the famous shopping strips of the city.
The gates will open for an evening to remember tonight, for the highly anticipated 'Gardens by Twilight'. Visitors can enjoy a night of delicious gourmet food and drinks, whilst exploring everything on offer in a whole new light and ambience. An enhanced entertainment program, fires to warm by, drinks to enjoy, all under the stars and amongst the designs!
Saturday 28 March 2020
Enjoy a relaxing breakfast at your hotel, before meeting up with the rest of the group for The Hotel Windsor's reknown Afternoon High Tea. Reliving the grandeur of a more gracious era, the Afternoon High Tea experience includes silver three-tiered stands with freshly baked scones, house-made jam and double cream, a trio of French patisserie, ribbon sandwiches and savoury pastries.
It's a great time to swap gardening tips and stories from your visits to the Show, as well as a chance to farewell your newfound friends.
Sunday 29 March 2020
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, before being met and transferred by private vehicle from your hotel to Melbourne airport for your homeward journey.
Please note mobility aids are not available for hire at this event.
Travel at 60 booking conditions apply. Please note a non-refundable deposit of $500 p is required within 7 days of booking. The balance is due Fri 21 February 2020.